YMCA of Central Ohio

Lead School Age Teachers

The YMCA is the largest provider of child care in the Nation - and we are seeking the best and the brightest leaders to join our team!  We have before and after school programs in over 50 locations throughout Central Ohio!
-  Buckeye Valley School District
- Columbus City Schools
- Circleville City Schools
- Hamilton Local Schools
- Olentangy Local Schools
- Pickerington Local Schools
- South Western City Schools
- Teays Valley Local Schools
- Westfall Local Schools
- Whiltehall City Schools

Most lead teacher positions are benefit eligible!
If you are interested in joining an amazing organization and making a lasting impact in your community - apply today!

POSITION SUMMARY: Assist Site Director in promoting a safe, consistent and academically stimulating environment at assigned child care site by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS include the following, other duties may be assigned:
Thinks, communicates and behaves as a cause-driven leader and role model for other staff and members when it comes to desired staff behaviors; promotes youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility in all job-related functions.
Assumes the responsibilities of site director in his/her absence.
Implements and actively participates in all daily activities, curriculum, and schedule in cooperation with Site Director; including Y Kids Food and Fun, homework assistance and following HEPA standards.
Provides input to site director of ideas to include in the weekly curriculum.
Prepares site daily for arrival of children; maintains organization throughout program time; cleans up space at conclusion of program.
Attends all staff meetings, appropriate child care workshops, appropriate specialized trainings and safety trainings. Maintains required training hours.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum plans, and special events.
Ensures the site’s compliance with all ODJFS licensing requirements and YMCA standards. Maintains written records and reports as required on individual children.
Assists in preparing monthly newsletter, curriculum calendar, and special events.
Maintains good relationships and cooperates with children, parents, school/host staff, administrators, community and YMCA staff.
If applicable, complete duties as required by the Child and Adult Care Food program for site.
Completes all required documents and/or tracking as designated by the director.
Provides assistance to other child care programs as needed.
Assists in collecting data for funding and projects as designated by supervisor.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or G.E.D. and at least one year of experience working with school-age children.
Passionate belief in the Y’s cause of nurturing the potential of all youth, supporting healthy living for all people and finding ways to help and support our neighbors.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Proven track record of developing authentic relationships with others.
Ability to foster a collaborative team approach to solving challenging situations.
Must submit all required paperwork for ODJFS licensing. Must submit a staff medical statement as required by ODJFS standards. Must obtain and keep current training certifications in first aid, communicable diseases, child abuse recognition & prevention as required by ODJFS. Must attend all necessary YMCA, child care and/or grant related training.

Branches for Application Submission:

Delaware Community Center YMCA
Hilltop YMCA
Jerry L. Garver YMCA
Liberty Township/Powell YMCA
North YMCA
Pickaway County Family YMCA
Vaughn E. Hairston YMCA
KIPP Early Learning Center