Preschool Teacher - Encinitas/Escondido

Looking to continue your career in Early Childhood Education? Are you passionate about providing an inclusive Preschool environment?
Job Description

The Preschool teacher will assist in the supervision of children ages 3-5 years of age, plan and implement activities for participants. The YMCA of San Diego County is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. We are committed to a diverse workforce. 

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • 12 CORE units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) required, AA or BA in Early Childhood Education are highly desirable
    • ECE Core courses include: Child Growth & Development, Child, Family and Community and Program/Curriculum
  • Minimum of 6 month of experience working with youth in a preschool setting
  • Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification required within 30 days of hire, unless specified otherwise on contract, and must be from one of the following :
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
Essential Functions
  • Ensure the safety and supervision of a group of children 2 - 5 years of age at all times
  • Provide positive behavior guidance that supports the developmental, social-emotional, and physical needs of all students
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of the creative learning environment, the establishment of interest centers, and preparation of needed material and supplies
  • Effectively communicate, in a timely manner, with parents/guardians to create and foster a positive relationship
  • Record and monitor the daily activities of children in your care