Organization: YWCA Utah
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Salary: $14.50 to $15.00 /hour
Assisting lead teacher in planning and implementing therapeutically oriented child care to ensure health, safety, and enrichment of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. .


a. Assist in maintaining and promoting a trauma informed classroom of infants and young children and implementing age-appropriate activities, programs, and behavioral management for the drop-in childcare program.

b. Assist in assessing and managing the individual needs of children ages 6 weeks – 6 years by providing developmentally appropriate care, comfort, nurturing and guidance in order to enhance and encourage social/emotional development and physical growth.

c. Work with a team in maintaining the cleanliness, orderliness and safety of the classroom and facility by participating in health and hygiene standards of the room

d. Assist the custodial needs of the children by serving meals, changing diapers, assisting with toiletry, instructing the children in hygiene and helping the children maintain a socially appropriate level of self-care.

e. Obtain and maintain adequate awareness and observance of appropriate development guidelines and techniques for behavior management for a broad range of developmental stages in accordance with NAEYC and State Licensing guidelines.

f. Assist with accurate and punctual record keeping, data collection and communication to assist with departmental conversations and interventions.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

a. 18 years of age. CDA preferred. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

b. If no CDA upon hire, must be willing to obtain CDA.

c. Meet all State Child Care Licensing Requirements including Food Handler’s permit, CPR/First Aid, (the agency provides funding).

d. Ability to work assigned hours.

e. Ability to work sensitively and effectively with diverse populations.

Reports to: Drop In Childcare Coordinator

Hours: 40 Hrs. /wk., M-F

YWCA, 322 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Fax/Email: (801) 355-2826

Posted: January 21, 2020

The YWCA Utah is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.

Job Details

Open Date: 01-28-2020
Close Date: 02-28-2020
Pay Rate: 15
Job Status: Full Time
PDF of Job Description: Download file


Utgoff, Maggie
Salt Lake City