Create and implement developmentally appropriate activities for homeless and low-income children who range from birth to 5 years old
Create a positive home-classroom connection by maintaining appropriate ongoing communication with parents of children.
Keep accurate records on children as required by program: lesson plans, assessment, NAEYC documentation, attendance, USDA, etc.
Maintain classroom discipline using behavioral management techniques: positive reinforcement, praise, encouragement and redirection.
Organize classroom and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment: both indoors and out
Provide constant supervision of all children during all activities
Assist with development of instructional classroom materials
Maintain detailed work logs
Plan personal professional growth and knowledge of current developments within the field
Attend required meetings and in-service trainings
Adhere to the policies of the YWCA
Maintain confidentiality about staff, children and parents
Perform all other duties deemed necessary for the smooth operation of the program and the agency, as directed by the Senior Director of Child Care, Director of YWCA Child Care, COO of the YWCA, or CEO of the YWCA