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Lead Childcare Teacher- Infant Room

Kennebec Valley YMCA - Augusta, ME 04330 
$10 an hour

Position Summary : Will be responsible for all aspects of the infant class room environment including developing a program that accepts and nurtures all children in a calm, loving and committed manner. Will communicate effectively with parents and colleagues; monitoring the safety and cleanliness of the classroom equipment and materials on a daily basis.

Rate of pay: $10.00 per hour. Full time, 40 hours per week with a very generous benefits package!!

Benefits include:

Medical, dental, employer paid short term disability, employer paid life insurance, generous employer contribution to retirement after 2 years of service, FREE Family membership to the YMCA, discounts on many Y programs and more.

Essential Function :

  • Must have a warm and friendly personality and be sensitive to the needs of others.
  • Must have the personality and ability to provide leadership and stability to program continuity.
  • Must be able to relate well to children
  • Must be able to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the KV YMCA and Learning Center’s philosophy, mission and vision.

Lead Teacher Job Responsibilities : The following primary responsibilities are required of the individual; however additional responsibilities may be added if deemed necessary by the supervisor or CEO.

  • Planning and implementing the daily curriculum centered on developmentally appropriate activities that promote exploration and success for all children based on NAEYC guidelines.
  • Being responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, décor and learning environment, setting up interest centers and preparing needed materials and supplies.
  • Gearing the program to the needs of individual children with concern for their interests, handicaps, special talents and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Tend to each child’s daily needs. These needs will include, but not limited to; diapering and toileting.
  • Follow the KV YMCA Code of Conduct.
  • Wear appropriate dress in accordance with the KV YMCA Dress Code.
  • Follow appropriate substitute procedures when ill or in the need of time off.
  • Work with the other staff members to establish positive communication, cooperation and respect among one another to form a team.
  • Participate in two YMCA fundraising events per year chosen by Learning Center Director or designee.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Qualifications :

Must be 21 years of age and meet one of the following:

  • A Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts (BS/BA) in Early childhood Education OR
  • An associate in Arts/Associate in Science (AA/AS) in Early Childhood Education and three(3) years direct childcare experience OR
  • AA/AS in a related field with eighteen(18) credit hours in Early Childhood Education and three(3) year direct childcare experience OR
  • BA/BS in a related field with eighteen (18) credit hours in Early Childhood Education and three (3) years direct childcare experience OR
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) as awarded by the CDA National Credentialing Program with five(5) years direct childcare experience OR
  • Seven (7) years experience in Childcare

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • childcare: 6 years

All applicants for all positions will need to fill out an application.

Click the links below to download an application