Sioux Falls Family YMCA
  • Sioux Falls, SD, USA
  • $11.00 - $14.00 per hour (dependent on qualifications)
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

This associate is eligible to participate in a generous benefit package to include a YMCA membership as well as camp and after school program discounts.

The Sioux Falls Family YMCA is currently looking to hire a part-time Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher at the YMCA's Child Development Center Downtown.  The center is located at 220 S Minnestoa Avenue in Sioux Falls.  The teacher will work approximately 25-28 hours per week Monday through Friday.  Hours for this position will be 12:30PM - 6:00PM.  

 Position Summary

Under the supervision of the Child Development Coordinator, the Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher will provide direction for the classroom and implement curriculum that will promote social, cultural, educational, physical and emotional growth for our infants. The Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher will provide a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain DSS program standards.
  • Implement daily lesson/activity plans to support a developmentally appropriate curriculum.
  • Supervise children, classroom, and all activities; ensure care and safety of children.
  • Make ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child according to the required schedule.
  • Assist in conducting parent conferences, and maintain positive relationships and effective communication with parents.
  • Maintain classroom and equipment, and adheres to the scheduled cleaning.
  • Maintain required program records including attendance, medical, and food service records.
  • Adheres to posted schedule, curriculum and menus according to regulation.
  • Attends and participates in family nights, staff meetings, staff training, and YMCA special events.
  • Additional duties as required and assigned by a supervisor to support the overall mission of the YMCA and to ensure the success of the Child Development Center.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must meet educational and experience qualifications established by the Department of Social Services for licensing requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must obtain, and keep current, certification in CPR, First Aid, and Child Abuse Preventionwithin 30 days of hire.
  • Must be able to physically participate in children's activities and evacuation drills, to move about the classroom and playground, take neighborhood walks, and lift children.
  • Must be able to drive and transport children in center vehicles.
  • Must have at least 6 months experience working with children in an educational environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Associates degree in relevant field.
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities and curriculum.
  • Previous experience working with diverse populations; ability to develop positive and authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of DSS program standards.

Required Certifications

  • Pass criminal background & state required checks
  • Clear driving record and valid license
  • First Aid / CPR (must be willing to attain)
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