School Age Assistant

Department:
Child Care Center
Deadline:
Ongoing Pool
Category:
Student Employee
Contact:
Student Employment - studentemployment@carrollcc.edu
Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote philosophy of Littlest Learners Child Development Center
  • Assist school age children with log in to virtual classrooms
  • Assist and direct attention as needed
  • Help with distribution of snacks and safety practices to the restrooms
  • Facilitate play and oversee small group learning
  • Adhere to all safety procedures outlined by Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care (MSDE OCC) Licensing
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings when possible
  • Perform other duties as assigned (including, but not limited to housekeeping, food preparation, cleanup, nap assistance and help with teacher preparation)

REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be goal oriented, responsible and consistent
  • Possess willingness to learn and promote the Center philosophy of Developmentally Appropriate Practice (DAP) by including nature-based activities, arts-based learning and play experiences
  • Works as a collaborative team member with Center staff, college faculty and parents
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and rapport with children, families, students; including skills in conflict resolution and redirection
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to take initiative and assist when needed for the benefit of the Center
  • Flexibility and willingness to grow and learn as a teacher
  • Successfully complete a criminal background check

PREFERRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completion of either high school or college level Child Development Class or Introduction to Early Childhood Education Currently holds Maryland Child Care Credential Certificate or is willing to apply for the Maryland Child Care Credential Program
  • Must meet MSDE OCC requirements for Aide in a Preschool Child Care Center
  • Familiar with MSDE Office of Child Care Licensing Procedures
  • Federal Work Study eligible

HOURS NEEDED

Variable
Students - Application Process:
  • Candidates must complete Carroll's online application to be considered.
  • Complete the Student Employment Application.   
  • Indicate the department(s) for which you are applying.  Only one application is needed.
  • Complete the  FAFSA for Federal Work Study Positions
  • Be registered for at least six credits with a 2.0 GPA
  • If eligible, your application will be forwarded to supervisors with open positions
  • The application will be held for one year, July 1 to June 30. 
Students - What to expect after applying:
  • Interview with the hiring supervisor for the position of interest.
  • If selected, you and your supervisor must complete all federal, state and college forms. This document is obtained from your supervisor or the Human Resources webpage.
  • Complete and submit all federal, state, and college employment forms. The I-9 is submitted to your supervisor and the other forms are submitted to studentemployment@carrollcc.edu
  • Create a work schedule with your supervisor that does not conflict with your class schedule. 
  • When all forms are turned in you and your supervisor will be notified so a start date can be established. 

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