Head Start Resource Aide - Baltimore

The Y of Central Maryland
Ellicott City, MD
Aug 16, 2019
Aug 23, 2019
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Overwhelmingly, people who decide they want to be a part of the Y in Central Maryland tell us they do so because it reflects their values and a conscious decision they've made about how they choose to live their lives. The happiest and most fulfilled Y associates are those who are motivated to help others and who want to be a part of something larger than themselves. If this speaks to your heart, then we invite you to join our team. Be a part of a charitable, mission-driven organization that works for individual and community well-being for all, for a better us. How this role contributes to the Y's mission: As aY Head Start Resource Aide, you will work collaboratively with classroom teachers to provide classroom or individualized instruction as needed to support the goals and objective of the children in your classroom. You will be a resource to children with special needs or individualize plans. You will support the teacher in managing classroom schedules, routines and transitions. You'll be responsible for ensuring the health, welfare, and safety of the children in the program. You will contribute to the creation of an environment which fosters the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of each child in your care. As aY Head Start Resource Aide, you'll contribute to the Y and to the broader community we serve by working with our littlest participants who are economically disadvantaged and help them prepare for success in school and life. This work is right for you if you have: An interest in the well-being and education of young children, enthusiasm, patience, good humor, good judgment and a good spirit Some prior experience working with special needs children The ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associates Obtained your 90 hour child care certification and 9 hour communication - or a willingness to do so upon hire A high school diploma or GED Thank you for considering working for the Y in Central Maryland. If being a part of our cause feels right for you, we hope you will join us. The Y provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Other details Job Family Early Childhood Development Pay Type Hourly Baltimore, MD, USA

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