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Bellefonte YMCA

Bellefonte

Human Services

Child Care Teacher

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Job Description/Requirements

Now Offering a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus!

A the Y, you’ll discover a rewarding career with an organization that’s invested in helping you reach your potential – all while making a positive impact right here in YOUR community!

YMCA of Centre County’s Bellefonte Branch is currently accepting applications for full-time Child Care Teachers who will be responsible for providing an environment rich in activities and experiences to promote the development of each child enrolled in our program.

Primary Responsibilities

-Maintain knowledge and understanding of PA Department of Public Welfare (DPW) regulations.
-Supervise all children and be physically present with the group of children in your care.
-When engaging children in activities, consider the needs of individual children with concern for their interests, special talents, individual style, and pace of learning.
-Assist with the development and implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum.
-Interact and participate in games, activities, and special programs with children in a positive and enthusiastic manner.
-Assist in daily communication with parents.
-Utilize positive disciplinary methods including, but not limited to, redirection, positive reinforcement, proactive guidance, and if needed, appropriate time outs.
-Assist with the completion of any necessary administrative paperwork (i.e. meal counts, attendance, incident reports, supply requests, etc.)

Qualifications (should meet ONE of these criteria)

-Bachelor's degree in education or human service field.
-Associate's degree in education or human service field plus 1 year of experience working with children totaling a minimum of 1250 hours.
-Bachelor's degree in a non-human service field plus 30 credits in education or human service field plus 2 years of experience working with children totaling a minimum of 2500 hours.
-Associate's degree in a non-human service field plus 30 credits in education or human service field plus 3 years of experience working with children totaling a minimum of 3750 hours.

Salary/Benefits

-$1,000 sign-on bonus.
-$10.00 to $13.00 per hour depending on experience with opportunities for increases.
-403(b) retirement program.
-Generous employee discounts on YMCA programs.
-FREE YMCA membership with access to all 4 YMCA of Centre County facilities.
-Opportunities for professional development.
-Full-time positions include employer paid group health insurance, a generous paid time-off package, and paid holidays.

Applications, inquiries, and resumes should be directed to Heather Heckman at hheckman@ymcaocc.org.

The Y is a great place to work, gain experience in your field of interest, meet new friends, and strengthen your community. Apply today to join our team and our cause!

YMCA of Centre County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Compensation/Benefits

-$1,000 sign-on bonus.
-$10.00 to $13.00 per hour depending on experience with opportunities for increases.
-403(b) retirement program.
-Generous employee discounts on YMCA programs.
-FREE YMCA membership with access to all 4 YMCA of Centre County facilities.
-Opportunities for professional development.
-Full-time positions include employer paid group health insurance, a generous paid time-off package, and paid holidays.