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-beingfor all,for a better us.
How this role contributes to the Y's mission:
As a Y Preschool Teacher, you will plan, manage and supervise early childhood classroom structure, including lesson plans, schedules, routines and transitions. The teacher will lead the classroom and support associates, while ensuring adherence to 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 enrolled in our program. You will also create an environment which fosters the social, emotional, physical, cognitive, and creative development of each child in your care. As a Y Preschool Teacher, you'll contribute to the Y and to the overall community we serve by working with our littlest Y participants to help them prepare for success in school and life.
This work is right for you if you have:
• Enthusiasm for young children, patience, good humor, good judgment and a good spirit
• At least 1 year of early childhood experiences
• The ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associates
• A high school degree or GED
• Your 90 hour child care certification
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. The Y provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment.