Lead Teacher - Before & After School Care - SACC

Brandywine YMCA, 295 Hurley Rd., 295 Hurley Road, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #1095
Thursday, September 2, 2021
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Job Title:  Lead Teachers - School Age Childcare (SACC)
Branch: Brandywine YMCA/Coatesville Area School District
Location: We are looking for Lead Teachers at various locations.
Caln Elementary School
East Fallowfield Elementary School
Kings Highway Elementary School
Rainbow Elementary School
Reeceville Elementary School
Shifts/Availability: Monday-Friday, various shifts available
Salary: $14.00-$18.00

About the YMCA of Greater Brandywine: 

The YMCA of Greater Brandywine (YGBW), an association of eight YMCAs serving Chester County, is a non-profit organization committed to nurturing the potential of every child, promoting healthy living and fostering social responsibility through life-changing programs for all. 

Position Purpose:

The Brandywine YMCA is currently seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to work in our School Age Childcare as a Lead Teacher.  


  • Perform all Lead Teacher functions including creating and implementing lesson plans, following DHS regulations, maintaining a safe learning environment for the children 
  • Plan and implement an educational program that meets the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social needs of both the individual and the group 
  • Maintains a healthy and engaging childcare learning environment as well as a clean and risk-free room arrangement 
  • Interact with the children to encourage development and involvement in activities 
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive relationship with families, keeping parents/guardians well informed regarding the child’s growth and development 
  • Maintains maintenance records, including, but not limited to:  accident and incident reports, sign in/out sheets, attendance records 
  • Oversee the safety and whereabouts of the children in group at all times  
  • Work with Director to hold parent conferences as specified by program 
  • Work with Director to supervise Aides and/or other Assistant Group Supervisors as needed 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor 


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and 30 credit hours of early childhood, elementary or related human services field education, or 15 college credit hours and one year experience related to the care and development of children or high school diploma and 2,500 hours of service 
  • At least 3 years of experience preferred 
  • Must keep an up-to-date DHS file with a current physical 
  • Ability to effectively use technology for programmatic needs 
  • Making a difference in a child’s life every day. 
  • Fun, fast-paced work environment  
  • Working for a diverse and inclusive community based non-profit 
  • Free individual membership (or discounted family membership), valid with active employment and includes program discounts throughout the YMCA of Greater Brandywine Association. 
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY - The YMCA of the Greater Brandywine considers candidates for all positions on the basis of qualifications and without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, genetic information, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or other protected classification and in accordance with applicable federal, state & local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Brandywine YMCA, 295 Hurley Rd., 295 Hurley Road, Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States of America