Job ID:  26429745

Company:  Missouri Valley Family YMCA

Application Type:  Seeking Full-time (post graduate opportunities), Seeking Part-time (non-Co-op/Intern

Job Title:  YMCA Kinder Camp Teacher

Description:  CHANGE LIVES. INCLUDING YOURS. Lisa Atkinson, YDC North Site Director said, "I love working with young children, helping them learn new skills, watching when the master something new, seeing when the "light bulb" comes on for letters. I am honored to be trusted by parents to have a chance to assist them in the growth of their children. Each day brings new excitement, challenges and fun." We offer our staff a fun, rewarding work environment, EXCELLENT benefits package, and FREE YMCA Membership! The Kinder Camp Teacher provides care and early childhood education for 4-5 year olds in a part time preschool center environment. This job is located at our main location at 1608 N. Washington St. in Bismarck. Be a role model. Develop and implement classroom curriculum and weekly lesson plans appropriate to age group, building a foundation for Kindergarten readiness. Supervise the children, classroom, and Teaching Assistants assigned to the classroom. Assess child development and conduct parent conferences, maintaining positive relationships and effective communication with parents. Maintain a clean and well-organized classroom and equipment. Respond immediately and appropriately to unexpected situations and emergencies. Attend and be an active participant at staff meetings Monday-Friday, 8:00 am-12:30 pm, June 3rd-August 2nd Continued employment available during the school year, Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-3:30 pm (30-35 Hours Per Week) We are looking for someone who displays the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Requires a minimum of a CDA Certification, a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or a related field. CPR and First Aid Certification and Child Abuse prevention training within 90 days of hire date required. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program activities required. Previous experience working in an early childhood or educational setting preferred. Must have the ability to handle competing demands. Must have the ability to effectively communicate with parents regarding the child's activities, behavior, eating, etc. Kinder Camp is a part time preschool option for families. Classes are scheduled M/W/F half days or T/Th full days, August through May and follow the public school district calendar of closures for holidays and other events. Employment also available year-round with the Summer Kinder Camp program. YMCA Youth Development Center is a high-quality, values-oriented, state-licensed childcare and preschool education facility for children ages newborn to pre-kindergarten with a safe atmosphere and a caring staff.

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