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Preschool Coordinator

at YMCA of San Diego County

Posted: 9/4/2020
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 14063

Job Description

Job Status:
Accepting Applications

Are you an experienced leader within Child & Youth Development? Do you have experience supervising and motivating a team?

Y wait any longer?


North Coastal– Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA

Monday-Friday 7:45am-4:45pm

Y would I apply?

  • FREE Complete Gym Membership
  • FREE Workout Classes
  • FREE Pool Access
  • Build Your Resume
  • Professional Growth
  • Community Involvement
  • FULL TIME - Looking for Benefits? We’ve got you covered:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    • PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
    • Retirement Contributions

Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

  • Communicate with school personnel and parents to maintain positive public relations, and ensure receipt of pertinent information
  • Provide leadership in establishing a positive environment in which youth and families are treated with respect and dignity
  • Perform frequent site visits to ensure quality, implementing necessary changes and taking corrective action when necessary
  • Assist in supervising staff and program volunteers
  • Attend all required regional and countywide meetings, in-services and trainings
  • Promptness, dependability and professionalism during assignments
  • Remain informed on current child care programs in order to relay information to families

“I can do this!” What are the requirements?

  • Must be 21 or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One or more of the following:
    • Completion, with passing grades, of 15 semester units in Child Development (CD) or related field including: 3 units in CD/ECE or related field, 3 units in child growth and development, 3 units in child, family and community, 3 units in program/curriculum and 3 units in Administration of Child Care Programs. AA or BA in Child Development is highly desirable
      • “Related fields” can include: Arts, Early Childhood Education, Education, Humanities, Physical Education, Psychology, Recreation, Sociology, and Theater)
      • Completion, with passing grades, of the 12 units with 3 more units of current enrollment in Administration of Child Care Programs will be considered
    • AA or higher degree in CD or ECE
    • Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or higher
  • Minimum of 1 year experience supervising preschool age program site preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience working in a preschool setting
  • Knowledge of Community Support Service resources preferred
  • Event management experience, including vendor communications and staff appreciation
  • Experience with Y branding, marketing, and Y SharePoint preferred
  • Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and the physical ability to act in an emergency situation
  • Physical ability to lead activities such as sports, games, academic assistance, assemblies, transitions, and other program activities.
  • CPR/AED and First Aid, must include both Adult & Child/Infant, certified within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute

Application Instructions

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