Lead Head Start Teacher

Do you love kids? Are you looking for an opportunity to work with children? Do you have a need to give back to the community?
Job Description

Golden Corridor Family YMCA is currently hiring Lead Head Start Teachers for its Taylor Family branch in Elgin, IL. Join a forward-thinking non-profit organization in furthering our mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all.

Join a forward-thinking non-profit organization in furthering our mission to provide programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all!

Qualifications
  • Associates or Bachelor's degree in child development or early childhood education required. Equivalent in related coursework will be considered.
  • Will accept individuals enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree or are enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of the time of hire.
Essential Functions
  • Design and implement daily lesson/activity plans
  • Supervise children, classroom, and all activities, ensuring safety of all
  • Make ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
  • Conduct in parent conferences and maintain positive relationships and effective communication with parents
  • Maintain program site and equipment. Report all needs/problems to maintenance and the Director
  • Maintain required program records and paperwork.
  • Attend and participate in program activities, staff meetings, and staff training
  • Other duties as assigned