Assistant Childcare Director
YMCA of Orange County
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Assistant Childcare Director

We’re looking for the BEST!

YMCA of Orange County is hiring for our Laguna Niguel Childcare Leadership team!

If you are a dedicated teacher who has a passion for children, education and helping families grow to be their best than we want you!

The Assistant Director reports to the Childcare Director and provides leadership and supervision of a childcare program for school-age children 5-12 years old.

Assumes full leadership of childcare program in Childcare Director’s absence.

Ensures implementation of YMCA curriculum while providing care, guidance and developmental experiences in accordance with YMCA guidelines and state licensing requirements.

Supervises children, and may supervise staff, in a safe environment as required by the Childcare Director and center needs.

Hiring Criteria
The following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.

Education & Certifications: High School Diploma or equivalent required. 12 college units with 6 units in Child Development, Education or related field & 6 units in Psychology, Sociology, Recreation, Physical Education, Art, Music, or related field. 3 units or 60 training hours in Administration required or must be enrolled in Administration class within 6 months of hire.

Associates Degree in Child Development, Education, Recreation, Physical Education, or related field accepted by Licensing and completion of the Administration Class preferred.

Experience & Background: Must be 18 years of age with one year of experience working with children in a group environment required.


The YMCA of Orange County offers excellent benefits as part of our compensation package. Programs such as medical and dental insurance options are available for full-time staff. Program discounts, retirement, and complimentary use of YMCA facilities are offered to all employees.

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