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.
Positions available in Carroll County, Harford County, and Anne Arundel County!!
The Senior Youth Specialist/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.
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 team meetings as well as other 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.
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 quality of the program
Requires a tolerant, patient and steady person
Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding participant, associate 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 associates.
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 (paid by the Y)
Working knowledge of child care standards and licensing requirements
Must complete continuing education units as specified by the OCC on an annual basis.
Associates of the Y in Central Maryland are required to be fully vaccinated for the COVID virus or have a valid medical or religious accommodation.
The Y in Central Maryland provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment. Moreover, the Y is firmly committed to celebrating and achieving diversity and inclusion in all we do. We strive to be an anti-racist organization and expect all associates to treat others with respect, kindness and dignity, at all times. 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.Other details
- Job Family Before and After School
- Pay Type Hourly