Position Description

Preschool Teacher - Encinitas
Location Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
Pay Range Starting at $19.00/Hour
Job Type Full Time
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Job Status:
Accepting Applications

Looking to continue your career in Early Childhood Education?

Are you passionate about providing an inclusive Preschool environment?



Y wait any longer?

Let’s start your career together!




North County - Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA


Y would I apply?

  • FREE Complete Gym Membership
  • FREE Workout Classes
  • FREE Pool Access
  • Build Your Resume
  • Professional Growth
  • Community Involvement
  • FULL TIME - Looking for Benefits? We’ve got you covered:
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    • PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
    • Retirement Contributions


Sound good? (We think so, too!) Here’s what you would do:

  • Ensure the safety and supervision of a group of children 2 - 5 years of age at all times
  • Provide positive behavior guidance that supports the developmental, social-emotional, and physical needs of all students
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of the creative learning environment, establishment of interest centers, and preparation of needed material and supplies
  • Effectively communicate, in a timely manner, with parents/guardians to create and foster a positive relationship
  • Record and monitor the daily activities of children in your care


“I can do this!” What are the requirements?

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must have a High School Diploma or GED
  • 12 CORE units of Early Childhood Education (ECE) required, AA or BA in Early Childhood Education are highly desirable
    • ECE Core courses include: Child Growth & Development, Child, Family and Community and Program/Curriculum
  • Minimum of 6 month of experience working with youth in a preschool setting
  • Pediatric CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification required within 30 days of hire, unless specified otherwise on contract, and must be from one of the following :
    • American Red Cross
    • American Heart Association
    • American Safety & Health Institute



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The YMCA of San Diego County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer