Start an early childhood career today with the Y in Central Maryland Head Start team and you can earn a $250.00 new hire incentive reward!
How this role contributes to the Y’s mission: As a Y Head Start Teacher, you will plan, manage and supervise early childhood classroom structure, including lesson plans, schedules, routines and transitions. The Teacher will lead the classroom, including support associates, while ensuring adherence to federal and state standards & regulations as well as to the Y’s philosophy and approach to early childhood education. You’ll be responsible for ensuring the health, welfare, and safety of the children in the program. You will create an environment which fosters the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of each child in your care. As a Y Head Start Teacher, 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 • At least 2 years of early childhood experience • The ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associates • A BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Human Services or a related field from an accredited college or university • Your 90 hour child care certification
About Y in Central Maryland
The Y in Central Maryland is a charitable organization dedicated to developing the full potential of every individual through programs that build healthy spirit, mind and body for all.