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Lead Daycare Teacher

Capital District YMCA
Date Posted: 09/24/2020
Salary / Wage: 14.90
Location: Duanesbury, New York
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The Capital District YMCA is seeking Full-Time Lead Teachers for our Early Learning Centers!
Our Lead Early Learning Teacher structures a developmentally appropriate educational experience in the classroom using methods such as storytelling, games, and activities. As a Lead Teacher, you will provide a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among other youth and within families.


  1. AAS in Child Development, Elementary Ed, Physical Ed, Recreation or related field with no prior experience OR Child Development Associate Credential WITH one year prior experience OR 9 college credits in Child Development, Elementary Ed, Physical Ed, Recreation or related field WITH two years direct experience with children.
  2. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
  3. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
  4. Submission of NYS Medical Statement of Childcare Staff Form documenting physician clearance to work in a childcare setting as well as TB Test which meets Health and Social Service requirement.
  5. Child Abuse Prevention for Supervisory Staff; CPR; First Aid; AED; Blood borne Pathogens to be completed within 30 days of hire.

Application Instructions:

Please apply directly to our website by clicking the link below:

Additional Information:

All certifications, diplomas and/or credentials must be presented in the documents section for consideration.

Full-Time Position available with full benefits and pension plan.  Locations are Duanesburg, Scotia and Clifton Park.

Starting rate is $14.90 per hour.