Our preschool serves children ages 2 to 5 through a inquiry-based, collaborative environment that fosters children's emotional, social, intellectual, physical, and aesthetic development. The school incorporates a constructivist approach, providing children the opportunity to learn by directly experiencing their environment through emergent units of study.
As an Early Childhood Mental Health Consultant at The Y preschool, the successful candidate would be responsible for the implementation of an active mental health presence within the school and the Y. By working alongside the school's administrative and instructional staff, the consultant will be able to conduct classroom observations, develop and share intervention strategies and help families with referrals when needed.
MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTANT RESPONSIBILITIES
POSITION TYPE/EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Additional functions and responsibilities may change or may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
WORK AUTHORIZATION & CLEARANCE
Established in 1917, YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood (the "Y") is a not-for-profit Jewish community center that welcomes people of all backgrounds and beliefs. We offer a wide range of educational, sports, recreational, and social services programs to enhance the quality of life of the people we serve. From topnotch early childhood education and youth development programs to innovative senior center services, there's always something for everyone at the Y!