Preschool Lead Teacher (For the 2015 - 2016 School Year)

Southeast Family YMCA
111 East Jefferson Road Pittsford, NY 14534

Salary Range: $9.00 - $10.50
            Grade: 5

General Function: Under the direction of the Program Director, the preschool lead teacher is responsible for implementation of preschool programming that meets the emotional, physical, social and intellectual needs of children, and prepares them for success in school. The candidate will also be responsible for preparing and implementation of an age-appropriate, values-based curriculum, including being ready and on-time for each class with all materials. Greets everyone by using names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all times. The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA of Greater Rochester is conveyed. Qualifications: The candidate must be 18 years of age, possess a decree in Early Childhood Education or equivalent experience. The candidate must have experience leading preschool programs. The candidate must have the ability to interact with child and parents effectively as well as ability to supervise children by sight and sound at all times. The candidate needs to be able to work both independently and in a team environment and have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. Physical requirements include the ability to remain standing and walking for extended periods of time and be able to lift/carry/move up to 45 pounds. Must be able to work well in a busy atmosphere, meet deadlines, and complete assignments. Principle Activities: The member relations aspect of this position requires that relationship building be the number one priority at all times, attending to the needs and requests of health seekers, members, and all people within the YMCA in a courteous and friendly manner.