Position Description

Specialty Coordinator II - Preschool
Location Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA
Pay Range $21.00 - $24.68/Hour
Job Type Full Time
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Job Status:
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Does growing your expertise in Preschool while supporting youth development, healthy living and social responsibility interest you?


At the Y, it’s more than a job – it’s bettering our community.


Ready to join us?

Magdalena Ecke YMCA


Y our non-profit organization?

  • Complimentary Y Membership for the entire family
  • Opportunities for Professional Growth
  • Community Involvement & Development
  • Benefits Package
    • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
    • PTO (Sick time, vacation days, personal days and holidays)
    • Retirement Contributions
    • Discounts on Family Programs

What does this role entail?

  • Oversee daily operations of the on-site and off-site preschool programs
  • Attend Individual Education Plan meetings when needed
  • Participate in Staff Meetings and Professional Development Trainings
  • Attend Parent Advisory Committee when necessary
  • Supervise both full time and part time staff, providing support to teachers in their classrooms as needed
  • Assist in the Quality Preschool Initiative Grant
  • Update Child and Staff licensing files to remain in compliance with licensing requirements
  • Coordinate and implement school wide events and celebrations under the director of the Preschool Director
  • Quarterly review on Ages and Stages Questionaires, Desired Results Developmental Profiles, and any other assessment/observation in the Preschool
  • Communicate effectively with staff, volunteers and participants
  • Follow and maintain standards, guidelines, objectives and goals of the Magdalena Ecke Family YMCA.
  • Maintain a professional manner with staff and the community.
  • Participate as a team player to ensure that the YMCA image and mission statement are upheld.
  • Ability to work effectively with others in alignment with the YMCA 4 core values


What do I need to bring do the table?

  • Two to three years of experience with childcare programs, and experience working directly with children in an organized childcare setting
  • One or more of the following:
    • Completion, with passing grades, of 15 semester units in Child Development (CD): 3 units in CD/ECE or related field, 3 units in child growth and development, 3 units in child, family and community, 3 units in program/curriculum, 3 units in infant/toddler and 3 units in Administration of Child Care Programs. AA or BA in Child Development is highly desirable
    • AA or higher degree in CD or ECE
    • Child Development Site Supervisor Permit or higher
  • Working knowledge of child development
  • Proficient in all MS Office programs
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours
  • This position requires the ability to sit, stand and in-put on a computer for extended periods of time
  • Ability to adequately observe participant activities, enforce safety regulations and apply appropriate policies and procedures.
  • Must have visual, physical, and auditory ability to act swiftly in emergency situations
  • Ability to meet and maintain California State Childcare Licensing requirements
  • CPR and First Aid Certification within 30 days of hire and must be from one of the following certifying organizations:
    • 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