Careers with a Cause
The YMCA of San Francisco was named as one of the Bay Area's Best Places to Work by its employees as well as one of the Healthiest Employers. Join our team and make a lasting impact every day in communities across San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin Counties. Every day, our staff—of all ages and from diverse backgrounds and life experiences—are transforming lives through YMCA programs for youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility. When you work for the Y, you’ll be supported with training, mentoring and career development opportunities. Plus, we offer great benefits to help you grow stronger in spirit, mind and body, even as you’re helping others.
About the Job
The ASP Lead Teacher is part of a team providing a safe, nurturing and educational environment for all youth enrolled in the afterschool program at the Richmond District YMCA. The Lead Teacher will actively plan, implement and participate in engaging and developmentally appropriate enrichment curriculum. They will be expected to manage facilitation of daily activities with support from teachers and teachers’ aides. The Lead Teacher is responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with families being served at the Richmond District YMCA. The Lead Teacher must have a positive attitude and model appropriate behavior when interacting with children, families and staff. The Lead Teacher assumes responsibility for the site during the Site Coordinator’s absence or instance in which the Site Coordinator is otherwise occupied. The Lead Teacher must also comply with and enforces all regulations set forth by Community Care Licensing, as well as instructions given by the Site Supervisor. The Lead Teacher must be available to work during program hours of 1 pm to 6 pm, Monday through Friday, consistently, as well as 2-3 flexible hours per week to support with administrative responsibilities. Additionally, the Lead Teacher will be responsible for supporting family community-building initiatives within the school community.
- Minimum of 18 years of age required. 21 preferred.
- Minimum 12 units related to ECE/Education, Child Development. Preferred Bachelors Degree with teaching credential.
- Availability: Mondays-Fridays between hours of 11am and 6pm
- Experience facilitating enrichment programming for school age youth
- Preferred bilingual in Mandarin or Cantonese.
- Licenses & Certifications: Current CPR and First Aid Certification (can obtain upon hire), finger print and TB test clearance
All employees working with the YMCA are considered to have supervisory or disciplinary action relationship over minors. Job offers are conditional and contingent upon background clearance. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and CA Fair Chance Act, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.