What a Youth Development Teacher Does…
Assists in the program management and supervision of a group of children 5-12 years of age, along with the planning, implementation, and facilitation of activities and events for participants.
Implement age-appropriate program activities that engage students in active and meaningful experiences
Collaborate with school personnel and program partners to align high quality academic activities and coordinate student services.
Provide positive behavior guidance that supports the developmental, social-emotional, and physical needs of all students.
What We Look for in a Youth Development Teacher…
Must be 18 years of age or older and a high school graduate.
Education Requirements, per CA State Licensing Standards -
Completion, with passing grades, of 12 semester units in Child Development (CD) or related field
Related fields" can include: Arts, Early Childhood Education, Education, Humanities, Physical Education, Psychology, Recreation, Sociology, and Theater
OR Completion, with passing grades, of (6) units of Child Development (CD) or related field AND currently enrolled in the other (6) units of CD or related field.
Minimum of 6 months working in a child and youth development, education, or comparable setting required.