Before & After School Enrichment Teacher
Job Description POSITION SUMMARY: The Teacher is responsible for participating in the development and implementation of programming for a group of school-aged children within a larger program. She/he is responsible for participating in the creation of the environment and in communication with parents. Must demonstrate a commitment to Y core values - caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Assist site director as needed Participate in a variety of enriching activities with school-aged children Follow program schedule including snack time, homework help, implementation of curriculum theme, cleanup, and other times set for activities; Assist in maintaining high standard of health and safety keeping the health and welfare of all children in mind at all times Participate in regularly scheduled staff meeting as well as other staff meetings as needed. Follows OCC regulations and other policies and procedures to ensure health and safety requirements are met Participates and assist in school's out camp. WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical constraints required include the ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid, Ability to see and read newsprint with or without corrective lenses, to speak and be understood under normal circumstances, Ability to lift and carry children and other items weighing up to 50 pounds, and The use of arms, hands, legs and feet with or without corrective devices to accomplish the job, including evaluation of the building during emergencies. Required Skills Ability to implement program curriculum effectively Ability to enforce all rules and to make effective decisions to ensure the safety and security of program participants. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups from all social and economic segments of the community Ability to make sound judgments for the betterment and quality of the program Requires a tolerant, patient and steady person Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding participant, staff and association records Must be able to communicate with parents on a daily/as-needed basis about their child in a positive professional manner. Requires the ability to communicate effectively with children, supervisor, school administration, parents and other Y staff. Required Experience Minimum age of 19 years (Assistant Teacher - 18 years old) High school diploma/certificate of high school equivalence or completed courses for credit from a college or university. 3 semester hours/45 hours in School Age Curriculum or Preschool or 1800 hours of experience with school age children 3 semester hours/45 hours in Growth and Development. 9 clock hours Communication trainings or any college coursework Completion of required Y Training Proof of at least one college level course in child development or course work related to school age children. Proof of at least 400 hours of supervisory experience in a childcare, recreational, or educational setting, or completed one year of college, or a combination of the above. Pre-employment medical examination Negative Tuberculosis test, if required by local health officer. Working knowledge of child care standards and licensing requirements Must complete continuing education units as specified by the OCC on an annual basis. Has been approved as a teacher by the State Department of Education for Kindergarten or grades 1-8. Company Description Join an Employer of Choice with an Exceptional Culture! When you join the Y in Central Maryland team, you join a very special community of people who have made the purposeful decision to be a part of our cause-driven, charitable organization. The Y team is dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all. So whether youre teaching children to read or senior adults to lift weights, you are contributing to a singular, beautiful mission of helping every individual reach their fullest potential.