Substitute Preschool and Enrichment Teacher – Downtown Boise

Location: Boise, Idaho
Guided Discovery Preschool Teacher – Downtown Boise
At the Y, we believe every child is of promise and deserves the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. The Treasure Valley Family YMCA’s Child Development programs support children in their ongoing growth to ensure that they are ready for the next educational milestone, whether that be preschool, kindergarten, middle school, or high school.
Guided Discovery Preschool Teachers are responsible for providing a high quality, developmentally appropriate experience for the children in the program. They will oversee the program curriculum and environment to meet the needs of the children and families. The ideal candidate will have a strong passion for early childhood education. Must have the ability to build genuine relationships with participants maintain a welcoming environment with a diverse population. YMCA Child Development Teachers are expected to model and teach the Y core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility.
Starting Wage Range:
$9.36 - $12.32
Working at the Y:
Treasure Valley YMCA offers financial assistance to qualifying individuals for all Y programs, including Child Development.
At the Y, our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Join us and help transform lives.
Key Qualifications:
Candidates must be at least 18 years old. First aid, CPR, and Boise City Child Care License certifications are required upon offer of employment. Successful candidates will demonstrate sound decision-making and the ability to positively influence others, creating a positive, inclusive environment. Must be able to create lesson plans based on children’s interests, needs, and developmental levels. At least one year experience working with preschool children required. Experience working with special-needs children preferred. Associates degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred.   
Physical Requirements:
Must have the ability to walk, stand, and sit (including on the floor) for extended periods. Must be able to lift and/or assist children up to 50 pounds in weight.  Possible exposure to communicable diseases and bodily fluids. Visual and auditory ability to respond to critical incidents and physical ability to act swiftly in emergencies.
Schedule Requirements:
This is a part-time position, with typical schedule of Monday and Thursday 12:15 - 1:15 for Enrichment activities, and Monday through Friday 8:30AM-1:30PM on a substitute basis. Schedule follows the Boise School District Calendar. 
Application Process:
All interested staff must submit a resume and a letter of interest stating your skills and knowledge that would qualify you for this position. 
External Candidates must complete an online application.  If you have any questions regarding the position, please visit our website at or contact
Alli Miles
Human Resources Recruiting Director
1177 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
(P) 208 344 5501 ext 209
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