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Transition Aide

Company: The Y of Central Maryland
Location: Nottingham
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 a Y Early Head Start Transition Aide, you will work collaboratively with classroom teachers to carry out activities that support the totalclass, small group and/or individuals of the children in a program. You will be a resource to children with special needs orindividualize plans. You will support the teacher in managing classroom schedules, routines and transitions. You'll be responsible forensuring 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 a Y Early HeadStart Transition 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 young 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 or a willingness to do so upon hire
--- A high school diploma or GED

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 Early Childhood Development
  • Pay Type Hourly

Keywords: The Y of Central Maryland, Baltimore , Transition Aide, Other , Nottingham, Maryland

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