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Preschool Teacher

Branch: 
Mission YMCA
Type: 
Full time
Competency level: 
Leader
Reports to: 
Site Coordinator
Salary range: 
$17.00 to $22.54

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 Preschool Lead Teacher is part of a team which provides a safe, nurturing and educational environment for all children enrolled in our program at the Mission YMCA. The Preschool Lead Teacher will actively participate and help plan all activities scheduled. The Preschool Lead Teacher will supervise and support two other teachers, volunteers, and/or substitutes when need it. The Preschool Lead Teacher is responsible for building and maintaining positive relationships with families being served at the Mission YMCA. The preschool Lead Teacher must have a positive attitude and model appropriate behavior when dealing with children. The Preschool Lead Teacher must obey and follow all regulations set forth by Community Care Licensing as well as instructions given by the Site Coordinator.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Teacher permit or higher 
  • 350+ days of 3+ hours per day within 4 years.
  • Bilingual Chinese or Spanish
  • Working knowledge of MS Works, Excel
  • ​CPR/First Aid Certified.*
  • TB Test, Fingerprint Clearance,           

*We will provide training for certification!

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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. 

Everything you need to know about us

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits - medical and dental plans for full time employees
  • Retirement benefits – 12% employer contribution after completion of eligibility requirements
  • Employee Assistance Program for all employees
  • Commuter Benefits via pre-tax payroll deductions
  • Flexible Spending Account – Medical and Dependent Care on a pre-tax basis  
  • Use of YMCA of San Francisco Fitness facilities
  • Paid time off benefits for part time and full time employees upon completion of eligibility requirements
  • Training and staff development for all employees