Cambridge YMCA
820 Massachusetts Avenue | Cambridge, MA 02139
P. 617-661-9622

Childcare Job Openings


Full-Time Lead Preschool Teacher

The Cambridge YMCA Preschool is looking for a Lead Teacher to join our high-quality, caring environment.


  • Must be Lead Teacher qualified by the DEEC (AS/BS preferred)
  • Must be certified in Infant/Child CPR & First Aid
  • Must have 1-3 years experience teaching in a preschool setting
  • Must be a self-motivated individual with strong leadership skills
  • Must be able to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 40lbs

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage a large classroom, providing an environment that fosters the social, emotional, cognitive and creative development of each child
  • Planning and implementing a strong curriculum with other members of the preschool staff
  • Supervise staff, volunteers and interns alongside the Childcare Director
  • Establish and maintain positive parent relationships
  • Participate in staff meetings, trainings, parent-teacher conferences and other special events


  • Full time, 40 hours per week
  • Compensation commensurate with experience
  • Medical & Dental Insurance offered
  • Position available in late Spring 2019


The Cambridge YMCA is seeking an enthusiastic teacher to work in our After School Program Monday through Friday from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Our After School Program runs Monday through Friday from 2 to 6 p.m. with children ages 4.9 to 13 years old.


*Must be at least 18 years of age
*Have a high school degree or equivalent education
*At least 1 year experience working with children
*Possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences

***Please send your resume and cover letter to Janet Belanger***