Teacher, School Age, Part Time – Littlest Learners Child Development Center

Deadline:
Open Until Filled
Category:
Part Time
Contact:
Amanda Beacham - abeacham@carrollcc.edu
Directions To Apply:

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter emailed to abeacham@carrollcc.edu

This position is open until filled.

Description:

Department:  Child Development Center, Littlest Learners

Pay Grade:     5 - Minimum hourly rate $14.41                     

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt    

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for developing and implementing curriculum for preschool age children in a team environment. This position reports to the Child Development Center Director.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:      

  • Develop and implement appropriate lesson plans using Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) and MSDE guidelines
  • Work as a collaborative team member with center staff, college faculty and parents
  • Promote philosophy of Littlest Learners Child Development Center
  • Effectively utilize resources to enrich the learning environment
  • Modify lessons to individualize learning for each child and provide an inclusive environment
  • Utilize a variety of curricular teaching methods including nature and arts based, as well as mandated Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) curriculum
  • Adhere to all safety procedures as outlined by MSDE Office of Child Care Licensing
  • Observe and evaluate children to document areas of growth and areas of need
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Work collaboratively with the college Education faculty in promoting the Lab School Model in Early Childhood Education (ECE) classes
  • Serve as a mentor for teaching aides and college interns
  • Assist with the MSDE and NAEYC Accreditation process
  • Assist Center Director with administrative tasks including; scheduling, budgeting, purchasing, and program evaluation as needed
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings
  • Maintain daily written plans and organized paperwork
  • Perform other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • 90 clock hours of School Age Education plus nine hours communication
  • Minimum 19 years of age
  • Associate degree preferred
  • One year’s experience in an early childhood setting
  • Must meet MSDE OCC requirements for Teacher in a school age childcare center
  • Must be positive, cooperative and supportive

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • Thorough knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP)
  • Currently holds a Maryland Child Care Credential Certificate or is willing to become certified
  • Familiar with MSDE Office of Child Care licensing procedures
  • Willingness to develop and follow a Professional Development Plan as required by MSDE and participate in continued training as required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and rapport with children, families, students; including skills in conflict resolution and redirection
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to network with community linkages and early childhood program partners
  • Ability to take initiative and assist when needed for the benefit of the center
  • Computer literate and able to use small office equipment (i.e. copier, phone etc.)
  • Flexibility and willingness to grow and learn as a teacher
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The work includes sedentary, light and medium physical work which may require exerting up to 40 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body.  Additionally, the following physical abilities are required:

  • Able to lift up to 40 lbs. on occasion
  • Balancing, crawling, kneeling, stooping
  • Speak/hear/talk/communicate – must be able to exchange information and communicate
  • Visual acuity - ability to perceive or detect surroundings
  • Mental acuity - able to focus, concentrate, understand and convey subject matter
  • Stand/sit/walk - able to move or traverse from one area to another

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Child development center; constant interaction with preschool age children; dynamic environment that requires sensitivity to change and responsiveness to needs.

SALARY:

This part-time position will be placed on the College Child Development Center. Littlest Learners Pay Scale, Grade 5, with a minimum starting salary of $14.41 per hour. In order to qualify for employment, candidates must successfully complete a criminal background check.     

Carroll Community College has the right to revise this position description at any time, and this position description does not represent in any way a contract of employment.

 

"Carroll Community College is committed to creating a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment. Carroll Community College is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment."