UMOM New Day Centers
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • $12.00-$15.00/hour DOE
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

About UMOM 

UMOM is a place of hope. Hope rebuilds lives. 

Founded in 1964, UMOM is located in Phoenix, Arizona and is an innovative provider of shelter, housing and services for people experiencing homelessness. Every night we provide safe shelter and supportive services for over 170 homeless families. We also offer nearly 300 units of affordable housing across the Valley, each with special Program Centers for residents.

Our Culture and Mission Statement

Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness with innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family and individual.

Our vision is to be a leader in breaking the cycle of homelessness.

More than a job, it's a passion! Join our team and make a difference in the lives of homeless youth, individuals and families.

UMOM New Day Centers is seeking Early Childhood Teachers to work at our onsite childcare facility. 

Position Description:
The Early Childhood Teacher is responsible for providing quality care and provision of services to all children enrolled at the Child Development Center. Quality care and provisions include meeting individual needs in the areas of mental, physical, and emotional development.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide quality care and provision of services to the children's needs; mental physical and emotional.
  2. Provide a clean, safe, nurturing environment.
  3. Maintain all Arizona DHS rules and regulations.
  4. Maintain daily records, sign-in/out book, attendance, CACFP meal count, accident and ouch reports. CACFP meal count sheets must be completed and turned in to the Director at the end of each month.
  5. Plan and direct children's activities, lesson plans, and bulletin boards.
  6. Supervise children and center activities along with child care support staff.
  7. Supervise and participate in snack service, bathroom assistance and daily cleaning as needed.
  8. Help keep classroom and equipment clean and in good condition; report any needed repairs to the director.
  9. Report accidents, sickness and any parent/child problems to the Childcare Manager.
  10. Work effectively with volunteers.
  11. Maintain a positive parent/teacher relationship.
  12. Monitor snack distribution and clean up. Complete Meal Count and Attendance Form at meals and snacks.
  13. Supervise assistants and volunteers assigned to the classroom.
  14. Provide constructive feedback on developmentally appropriate practice to classroom staff.
  15. Contribute to the agency's accreditation.
  16. Comply with established agency policies and procedures.
  17. Attend the annual Civil Rights training to stay in compliance with the DOE Nutritional Meals Program.
  18. Pursue completion of Child Development Associate certification, unless already degreed in Early Childhood Education
  19. Attend all trainings and professional development as required per federal grants and partnerships.
  20. Comply with all technology-related requirements.
  21. Compliance with all federally funded grant requirements.


  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED with 6 months of experience in a licensed child care facility; a Child Development Association Certificate required or the commitment to obtain a CDA within 6 months of hire
  • Associates, Bachelor's, or Master's degree in a related field preferred, or unless a degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Minimum 6 months experience in a licensed child care facility, 1 year preferred
  • Valid Arizona Driver License, applicable dependent on the needs of the classroom
  • Valid Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one


Are you ready to be part of the future of homeless services? We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Come and join the UMOM team and together we can achieve our mission to end family homelessness.


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