Head Start Teacher
|Salary Range:||Minimum starting salary is $24,000; actual pay is based on experience and qualifications |
|Benefits:||Free family metro-wide Y membership, medical, dental and 12 percent employer-paid retirement fund upon vesting|
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||The Downtown YMCA is seeking a Head Start Teacher to develop and lead programs tailored to the needs of preschool children and their parents.|
The YMCA of Greater Richmond is a nonprofit organization with the goal of strengthening the foundations of community. We do this through programs that help build a healthy mind, body and spirit for all, and our programs are built around our three focus areas: Healthy Living, Youth Development and Social Responsibility. The Y is open to all, and we pride ourselves on the diversity of our members and employees. As an employer, the Y seeks to recruit energetic professionals, encourage work-life balance, and provide opportunities for growth and development.
|Duties:||The Head Start Teacher will be responsible for creating and implementing lesson plans in a safe and nurturing environment. |
|Qualifications:||• Applicants must be energetic, dependable, and creative and have some knowledge of High Scope/Creative Curriculum|
• An Associate's Degree in early childhood or elementary education is required
• A Bachelor’s Degree in a related field is preferred
• Two or more years experience working with pre-school children in a group setting is necessary
• CPR/First Aid certification is required
Applicants must submit completed application, cover letter, resume and three references by November 20, 2012.
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