Child Care Teachers - Appleton YMCA

Full & part-time child care providers are needed. Entry-level assistants and lead teacher positions available.  
Job Description

The YMCA of the Fox Cities is hiring child care teachers to interact affectionately and appreciate children’s interests. Our teachers enhance children's learning experiences through play, language and interactive activities. As a teacher in YoungStar-rated child care center, you’ll use positive procedures when guiding behavior as well as being attentive, flexible and supportive of children and families.  

Full-time & part-time child care providers are needed. We will work with your schedule to find the right fit. Both entry-level assistants and lead teacher positions available.



Must be 18 years of age and have completed high school or its equivalency as determined by the DPI. 

Entry-Level Assistant Positions: Willing to obtain early childhood coursework/credentials. Staff have the ability to complete early childhood workbooks for qualifications through the Y.  All applicants are encouraged to apply. 

Lead Teacher Positions: Must have minimum of Introduction to the Child Care Profession and Skills and Strategies for the Childcare teacher or equivalent. Teachers working in an infant room must have Fundamentals of Infant and Toddler Care or its equivalent within 6 months of hire. Prefer associates degree in Early Childhood education, however not required. Experience of 1-2 years working with children.  

Essential Functions

Come join us at the Y, work that matters!  

Full-time benefits of joining our team: Free Family YMCA membership 

Health, dental and vision insurance 

Paid time off, holiday and sick time off 

Discounts on programs, classes, child care, and more! 

Y Retirement Plan and 403(B) Retirement Option 

Click here to view a summary of our Full-Time Benefits. 

Part-Time Benefits include:

Free Y Membership 

Excellent Program & Child Care Discounts 

403(b) Retirement Plan & Fully-funded 12% Retirement plan  

Click here to view a summary of our Part-Time Benefits. 

At the Y, you can apply your experience, knowledge and abilities, while discovering new talents within yourself as you affect positive change in the lives of those around you. Whether you enjoy working with kids, adults or seniors, the benefits of working at the YMCA stay with you for a lifetime. Discover your passion at the Y! 

The YMCA is for all. We make sure that everyone, no matter their age, gender, race, ability, or any other identifier, is welcomed as part of the YMCA family. We are proud to celebrate diversity as an equal opportunity workplace.