Substitute Teacher - YMCA of Reading & Berks County
Position: Substitute Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Floating Group Supervisor
Job Location: Berks County
Beginning: Dec 13, 2019
Deadline: Feb 11, 2020**
Certificate: Grades Pre K-4
Certificate: Early Childhood N-3
Certificate: Other Certificate
District: YMCA of Reading & Berks County
Reading, PA 19601
Telephone: 610-378-4744
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Job Description:
Floating Group Supervisor - Childcare  

Location: Multiple Locations and classrooms in Berks County programs
Status: Part Time.  Monday to Friday , 6:45AM to 8:45AM  AND   3PM to 6PM  * FT Hours available

FREE CHILDCARE * EMPLOYER FUNDED RETIREMENT * GROUP HEALTH BENEFITS * FREE YMCA MEMBERSHIP, ANNUAL BONUSES AND POSSIBLE TUITION REIMBURSEMENT!

$13.00 TO $15.00 PER HOUR

POSITION SUMMARY:
The Floating Group Supervisor is responsible for substituting both short and long term as needed to maintain all programs with in the YMCA childcare portfolio.  This position oversees all operations of the classroom; including planning and implementing appropriate activities and supervising and coordinating activities of classroom assistants, aides and volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the direction of a Director the Group Supervisor shall:
  1. Conduct the duties of the position in a manner that is consistent with and follows all YMCA Personnel and Child Care Policies; including the State regulations for Child Care Centers, and the Character Traits of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility.
  2. Become familiar with, attend training’s on, sign and adhere to policies relating to Risk Management.
  3. Report all concerns regarding the clients, program, and co-workers in a timely manner to the Center Director.    
  4. Establish and model appropriate classroom management skills and techniques.
  5. Supervise classroom staff; ensure that all YMCA Policies are followed, coordinate staff responsibilities, develop potential, evaluate and provide feedback.
  6. Ensure the safety and well being of all children in the program through appropriate supervision and interaction. 
  7. Manage behaviors through positive guidance, re-direction, and conflict resolution.  Establish a set of reasonable limits and consequences and follow through consistently.
  8. Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child.
  9. Plan daily activities that align with early learning standards following appropriate practice, promote child self-image, confidence, and feelings of self-worth.  Submit weekly plans to Assistant Director/Center Director.
  10. Complete two assessments of children’s development - after 30 days and after 6 months of enrollment
  11. Report progress of children to parents in bi-annual reports and through parent-teacher conferences.
  12. Assist the directors in carrying out activities related to ensuring and measuring outcomes for children, parents, and staff.
  13. Participate fully in all center activities, including, but not limited to swimming, field trips, and meal service and clean up.
  14. Maintain an orderly arrangement and appearance of the classroom, center and program areas utilized by cleaning toys, sweeping, and washing tables.  Provide proper care of equipment, space and materials.
  15. Communicate with and greet parents.  Handle concerns sensitively and promptly.  Keep parents informed of the child’s progress and over-all well being.
  16. Coordinate and plan with other Teachers: schedules, activities, and ratios
  17. Maintain the confidentiality of student and staff records and other pertinent information.
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must meet one of the following education requirements:
    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field.
    • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college of university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field, and 1 year of experience with children
    • An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field, and 2 years of experience with children
    • An associate’s degree from an accredited college or university, including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, elementary education, or the human services field, and 3 years of experience with children.
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