For more than 160 years the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington has been a vital pillar in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area communities. The Y is a pioneering charitable organization with a powerful cause and mission to impact communities through our youth development efforts, our healthy living initiatives and our commitment to social responsibility.
We are looking for a creative, caring, fun, energetic individual to fill the Assistant Preschool Director position at our YMCA Child Development Center at The Goodwill Excel Center Public Charter School.
This is a tremendous opportunity to greatly impact the lives of children and families through YMCA programs. We are a growing association and need someone who has tenure and experience working in a leadership role in a licensed child care program. If you love working with children and are innovative and strategic, this is the place for you! At the YMCA you will create, facilitate, and implement curriculum, processes, and strategies that will provide the optimal Y experience for our "Y kids," parents, and families.
Qualifications BA degree in Early Childhood Education; 3-5 years' experience working at an accredited child care program; progressive responsibility for development and delivery of program curriculum; staff supervision including training and development; Must be able to effectively communicate to parents, school staff, and children; Must be physically active to play games and sports with children.
Assists the Child Care Director with the overall operation of the program site(s), including licensing, curriculum development and delivery, health and safety of the children. •Leads facility tours with prospective families •Gives personal attention and supervision to every aspect of the center, including its appearance, maintenance, and cleanliness and ensures that appropriate supplies, materials and equipment are available. •Maintaining daily staff schedule and handling staff personnel procedures •Responsible for maintaining all staff and child participant files •Attending monthly PAC meetings with Director •Handling staff, children and parent concerns with the Child Care Director •Substitute in classrooms •Assist with classroom observations and technical support
HOW TO APPLY
Forward your cover letter, resume, and preferred salary compensation to firstname.lastname@example.org. Type "Assistant Preschool Director" in the email subject line. For other YMCA career opportunities visit our website: www.ymcadc.org.
Metropolitan Washington is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits: We offer an exciting, fun, growth oriented work environment with an extensive benefits package that includes a competitive salary, excellent health benefits, 10% employer paid retirement, free use of YMCA facilities, leadership development and training opportunities, discounted program fees, paid time off and an opportunity for professional growth.
The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington is celebrating 160 years of charitable service to the Washington Metropolitan area. The Y has a strong commitment to nurturing the potential of kids, promoting healthy living and fostering a sense of social responsibility. Anchored in more than 10,000 neighborhoods around the country, the Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to pr...omise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change. The Y is a cause driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference. We invite you to join us in this amazing work- to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and discover a career that is so much more than a job.