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Lead Preschool Teacher

Company: Greater Valley YMCA
Location: Allentown
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

--- Implement child-appropriate lesson planning and curriculum using the Creative Curriculum. --- Organize, complete and update child observations and portfolios. --- Develop and implement clear rules for safety and mutual respect, age-appropriate discipline methods and a program that demonstrates knowledge of child development. --- Organize and maintain a clean, safe, structured environment in which a child can develop as a Whole , mentally, socially, emotionally, and physically. --- Communicate regularly with program staff. --- Actively participate with children in all activities and during playtime. --- Follow all Department of Human Services (DHS) Regulations. Organize and maintain and environment to meet regulations. --- Meet program objectives as determined by Director. --- Be responsible for clean-up and maintenance of toys, games, materials, etc. after each activity. --- Respond immediately to correct any areas of concern and/or safety. --- Maintain confidentiality of information provided by parents, staff or administration. --- Assist in emergency procedures including, but not limited to, fire, accident illness and facility malfunction. --- Act as a positive role model and maintain a good rapport with the YMCA staff, parents and children. RESPONSIBILITIES WHEN INTERACTING WITH CHILDREN: --- Consistently demonstrate positive interaction with all children; talk to them and reinforce the values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility. --- Help children to develop a positive self-esteem and sense of self-worth. Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30AM-5:30PM Salary: $15.00/hour Position Requirements: Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Clearance, FBI Clearance and NSOR (National Sex Offender Registry Clearance) (paid for by the YMCA/must maintain employment for 6 months from hire date), Health Assessment and TB Test and two written references documenting experience with children.

Keywords: Greater Valley YMCA, Allentown , Lead Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Allentown, Pennsylvania

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