Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $14.25-$15.00/hr
Organization's Mission: YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women,
and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: YWCA Utah is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women,
and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
Position Summary: Work as part of a teaching team to plan and implement educational and play-oriented preschool/Pre-k classroom to ensure health, safety, and enrichment of children ages three to five.
Primary Responsibilities: Essential Job functions

The teaching team will plan, implement and supervise a developmentally appropriate preschool/PreK curriculum and educational activities in order to enhance children’s emotional and physical growth.
Follow all NAEYC EEC requirements, including preschool state standards and program curriculum, health & safety, professional development, and all regulations set by the state of Utah.
Provide developmentally appropriate care, comfort, nurturing and guidance to preschoolers in order to enhance their emotional and physical growth.
Assist children with acquisition of age-appropriate social skills.
Facilitate the development of responsibility, self-regulation, and self-control in children using approved guidance and discipline techniques.
Supervise and implement appropriate feeding schedules and individual maintenance requirements.
Ensure the cleanliness, orderliness, and safety of facility according with health and hygiene standards, including but not limited to the toileting area, toys, cots, sheets, diaper changing area (if needed) and food service/preparation area.
Work together to create and maintain a cheerful, aesthetically pleasing preschool environment that reflects the cultural diversity and interests of the children.
Work together as the teaching team to supervise assistant teachers and volunteers in their assigned duties assuring their time is spent in appropriate and meaningful interaction with children and/or preparation of lesson materials.
Responsible for accurate record keeping and data collection for the purpose of licensing and/or accreditation, which may include classroom assessments, portfolios, or other documentation of school life in order to ensure coordinated departmental interventions.
Monitor and record progress of each child in care, complete assessments, anecdotal notes, progress reports and other required documents on time, as needed, and maintain strict confidentiality as to the lives of children and families enrolled.
Monitor emotional and physical health of children, report all cases of suspected child abuse and respond to emergencies as needed in order to protect children.
The preschool teaching team will prepare materials needed for daily lesson plans, and alert director when supplies are running low or when toys or equipment are in need of repair.
Maintain contact with parents, including daily/weekly Bloomz post, and to encourage the sharing of family life in the curriculum.
Attend parent teacher conferences, staff training sessions and meetings, and other school events.


ADDITIONAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Uphold and act in accordance with the mission of the organization, vision, values and strategic direction of the organization.
Demonstrate commitment to understanding and using Sanctuary Model principles, language, and tools in daily work.
Model YWCA community standards and encourage program participants and other staff to follow them.
Understand and follow all established organizational and program related policies, procedures and protocols.
Keep all records necessary to ensure that work is conducted in accordance with agency, contractual, and legal requirements. Records are expected to be complete, accurate, and timely.
Satisfactorily perform all duties outlined in this job description.
Maintain all certifications and licensing related to role, program licensing, and grant standards including but not limited to: CPR, First Aid, Food Handlers Permit, LCSW/CSW/SSW, etc.
Attend all required staff meetings, individual and/or group supervision, agency-wide staff and other trainings, as well as any other meetings and activities as requested.
Monitor campus security in collaboration with all staff to protect the safety and well-being of program participants, staff, and visitors.
Desired Qualifications: 18 years of age. CDA preferred. Must be willing to obtain CDA within a year of hire.
Must have experience working with children ages 0-5.


An understanding of, and agreement with, YWCA Utah’s mission, values and philosophy regarding the elimination of racism, empowerment of women and commitment to anti-oppression work and social justice.
Understanding and commitment to issues of cultural diversity and anti-racism.
Ability to work scheduled hours on a regular basis, some weekends and evenings required.
Proficiency with general office duties, computer systems and technology.
Excellent writing, interpersonal communication, and public speaking skills.
Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time, evaluate progress, and adjust activities to complete projects within established timeframe.
Demonstrated experience functioning within multidisciplinary settings.
Skilled in establishing effective working relationships.
Ability to collaborate and invite collaboration.
Able to demonstrate skills in effective communication, conflict resolution and problem solving.
If driving on business, a valid Utah driver’s license, access to an automobile, and valid auto insurance required.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Paid time off
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Retirement
How to Apply: https://ywcautah.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=33&source=aWQ9MTg%3D
Location: Salt Lake City

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Contact: Maggie Utgoff
Email: mutgoff@ywcautah.org
Phone: 5408186878