The Child Care Team Lead Teacher provides work direction for team members in the classroom(s) and oversees and ensures success of program delivery. The incumbent works cooperatively with team members in the classroom and administrators to carry out the child care mission and vision. The incumbent provides quality childcare services to children and families that focus on the YMCA core values: honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
Work with supervisor to implement curriculum within the established guidelines.
Design and implement daily lesson/activity plans.
Engage, develop and ensure the safety of the children.
Oversee all activities in the classroom.
Conduct family conferences and maintain communication with families.
Maintain program site and equipment.
Onboard, train, develop, and provide work direction to team members.
Provide work direction to team members while on duty and assist in training.
Assist with annual performance reviews and applicant interviews within the child care program.
May support the Asst. Director/Program Director in providing daily leadership and communication to team members and families.
Maintain required program records and children's files.
Maintain licensing/NAEYC accreditation requirements.
Maintain CACFP and Minnesota Department of Health Licensing for meals and snacks, if applicable.
Attend monthly team member meetings and bi-annual branch meetings.
Meet Minnesota DHS Rule 3 or Wisconsin HFS 46 Teacher qualifications, including yearly in service requirements.
Minimum 21 years of age.
Adult and child CPR or CPR/PR, First Aid, and AED Certifications within 30 days of hire.
Commitment to working with children in a developmental setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
Ability to plan, organize and implement program activities.
Excellent skills in teaching, communication, and human relations.
Ability to work with diverse populations.
Meet NAEYC accreditation requirements
Knowledge of CACFP Program requirements
Previous work experience leading programming for children
Ymca Twin Cities