Head Teacher - Nursery School
Branch: Indian Valley YMCA
Location: Vernon, CT
Type of Job: Part-time M, W, F 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Come be part of a thriving association with a commitment to developing future leaders of the YMCA movement.
The Indian Valley YMCA is seeking a cause driven, innovative Head Teacher to join their team. Under the direction of the Child Care Director, the
Head Teacher works for the YMCA of Greater Hartford and is responsible for the development, coordination, planning, administration, supervision,
and delivery of the nursery school programming. Staff members must be qualified by training and experience to carry out their respective functions
in the administration, operation and maintenance of the infant/toddler child care program.
Greets everyone by using names whenever possible; extends thanks whenever appropriate; makes relationship building the number one priority at all
times. The position is responsible for ensuring that the mission, purpose, image and core values of the YMCA of Greater Hartford is conveyed.
The incumbent must:
Possess an Associate’s degree in child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation or related field AND two years
direct experience working with children under the age of 5 years, including at least two years in a supervisory capacity.
Bachelor’s degree preferred.
Bring to this position maturity, responsibility, and a sincere interest in working with people.
Have very strong interpersonal and organization skills.
Possess a general knowledge and understanding of the YMCA, its goals, and its mission.
Knowledge of various resources for programming ideas and the skills to utilize that information in directing daily activities.
Computer literacy in the use of Windows-based programs including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred
Employment is subject to a background check.
HOW TO APPLY
Send Employment Application, Cover Letter and Resume to Clarissa Santos at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are available online at www.ghymca.org.
No phone calls please.
Effect on End Results:
The YMCA will be recognized by the community as providing excellent service to all who walk through our doors or contact us on the
The YMCA will effectively connect and build relationships with its members and the community, resulting in increased member
enrollment and retention.
Consistent, superior member service and satisfaction resulting in continued growth in membership, programs and special services.
Type of position:
YMCA of Greater Hartford - Metropolitan Offices
241 Trumball Street