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Child Care Teachers-Paris-Bourbon County YMCA

Paris Bourbon County YMCA
917 Main St, Paris, KY 40361
$15 an hour - Part-time, Full-time


917 Main St, Paris, KY 40361

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  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

Full job description

Job Title: Child Care Teacher-Paris-Bourbon County

FLSA Status:

Status:P/T & F/T

Department: Child Development Center

Reports to: Child Care Director


This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Provides direction for the children in the classroom, and implements program curriculum. Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.


1. Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.

2. Nurtures children through purposeful programming dedicated to building achievement and belonging in youth and relationships among youth and within families.

3. Supervises the children, classroom, and all activities including ADA accommodations where appropriate. Follows all procedures and standards.

4. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.

5. Cultivates positive relationships, conducts parent conferences, and maintains effective communication
with parents. Engages parents as volunteers and connects them to the YMCA.

6. Maintains program site and equipment.

7. Maintains required program records.

8. Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.

9. Performs other duties as assigned.


Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Ys values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports fund-raising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view, and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience.

Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.


1. Meets educational and experience qualifications established by state law (if the state sets requirements. The YMCA should establish minimum qualification standards if the state has no requirements).

2. At least 18 years of age (The age minimum may be higher depending on state law).

3. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of
hire date.

4. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.

5. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
program activities.

6. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships
with people from different backgrounds.

7. Understands the YMCA is a public accommodation committed to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Ability to plan, lead and participate in activities.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan


  • Monday to Friday


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person