Preschool Aide

Looking to start your Career in Early Childhood Education?
Job Description

The Preschool Aide 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. 

Qualifications
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • Units in Early Child Education are highly desirable
  • Experience working with youth ages 2 – 5 preferred
  • CPR/AED and First Aid, must include both Adult & Infant/Child, certified within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute
Essential Functions
  • Assists in the program management and supervision of a group of children 2 - 5 years of age, along with the planning, implementation and facilitation of activities and events for participants
  • Actively supervise program participants, ensuring their guidance and safety at all times
  • Implement age-appropriate program activities that engage students in active and meaningful experiences and in accordance with the goals and policies of the YMCA of San Diego County
  • Communicate in a timely, positive and professional manner with all participants, families, school and district personnel and community partners
  • Provide positive behavior guidance that supports the developmental, social-emotional and physical needs of all students