YMCA of San Diego County

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Youth Development Teacher

at YMCA of San Diego County

Pay: $12 to $13/hour
$12.00 - $13.00/Hour
Posted: 12/3/2018
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 11981
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Job Description

Pay Range:
$12.00 - $13.00/Hour

Job Type:
Part Time

Status Comments:
Part Time

Location:
Offered at multiple locations

# of Openings:
28

Application Deadline:
12/31/18

Current Youth Development Teacher Opportunities:

  • South Bay YMCA (Chula Vista)
  • Palomar Family YMCA (Escondido)
  • Peninsula Family YMCA (Point Loma)
  • Mission Valley YMCA (Central San Diego)
  • Dan McKinney Family YMCA (La Jolla)
  • Mottino Family YMCA (Oceanside)

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Looking for Child & Youth Development (CYD) focused candidates to work with youth in a Licensed before and/or after-school program setting. The Youth Development Teacher (YDT) role is the next position, after Youth the Development Aide, in the Licensed CYD department. The YDT works as a part of a team to not only ensure the program is meeting/exceeding all licensing standards, but creating an environment that is welcoming, safe and constantly evolving. As a YDT you are able to work independently with a group of youth and follow the daily calendar of activities that are meant to improve academic growth, build character and keep all participants engaged. As a Youth Development Teacher you will hone several professional skillsets, including written & verbal communication, problem solving, leadership, positive behavior management and facilitation. This experience will not only help support professional growth within the YMCA, but anywhere you want to go.

Individuals selected for this position receive a free family membership, paid sick leave (once accrued), paid professional development opportunities and training. All YMCA staff have a great opportunity to be a part of an organization that positively impacts the lives of others!   

What a Youth Development Teacher Does…

  • Assists in the program management and supervision of a group of children 5-12 years of age, along with the planning, implementation, and facilitation of activities and events for participants.
  • Implement age-appropriate program activities that engage students in active and meaningful experiences
  • Collaborate with school personnel and program partners to align high quality academic activities and coordinate student services.
  • Provide positive behavior guidance that supports the developmental, social-emotional, and physical needs of all students.

What We Look for in a Youth Development Teacher…

  • Must be 18 years of age or older and a high school graduate.
  • Education Requirements, per CA State Licensing Standards -
    • Completion, with passing grades, of 12 semester units in Child Development (CD) or related field
      • Related fields" can include: Recreation, Art/Theater, Music, Dance, Physical Education, Human Services/Social Welfare (Nursing, Psychology, Sociology or Home Economics) Elementary/Middle School teacher credential courses or ECE/CD or School Age units.
    • OR Completion, with passing grades, of (6) units of Child Development (CD) or related field AND currently enrolled in the other (6) units of CD or related field.
      • Related fields" can include: Recreation, Art/Theater, Music, Dance, Physical Education, Human Services/Social Welfare (Nursing, Psychology, Sociology or Home Economics) Elementary/Middle School teacher credential courses or ECE/CD or School Age units.
  • Minimum of 6 months working in a child and youth development, education, or comparable setting required

Application Instructions

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