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Manager of Child Development Services

YWCA Nashville & Middle TN


Job Summary

This position develops and provides high -quality educational programming for children residing at the Weaver Domestic Violence Center. Supervises the program to make certain children are provided a nurturing, stimulating, non-punitive and culturally sensitive environment that encourages language, self-expression, exploration, creativity, cognitive development, and the development of positive relationships.  This is a Mon-Fri part-time position, averaging 25 hours per week.  The working hours are from 3 pm to 8 pm, with an alternate summer schedule of 8 am to 1 pm in the summer.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Create and implement innovative and developmentally appropriate activities for children from birth to 17-years-old
  2. Keep accurate documentation
  3. Use behavioral management techniques: positive reinforcement, praise, encouragement, and redirection
  4. Maintain a safe and healthy learning environment
  5. Provide constant supervision of all children during all activities
  6. Assist in the development of a comprehensive children’s program from daycare to educational enrichment
  7. Plan and oversee spring and summer camps


Additional Responsibilities

  1. Attends All-Staff, programs, relevant community collaboration meetings and other meetings as requested
  2. Professionally represents the YWCA brand in an appropriate manner at relevant meetings and forums
  3. Perform other duties as assigned


Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, social work or related field Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential preferred. Trained in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) preferred.


Additional Information


This is a part-time position; ineligible for benefits.

How to Apply

Please apply here


  • Date Posted: February 6, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Working Hours: 25 hrs/wk M-F