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Child Care Aide

Employer
Frederick Community College
Location
Frederick, MD

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Employment Type
Part Time
Institution Type
Community College

Job Details

Requisition Number:

AS731P

Job Title:

Child Care Aide

Pay Rate:

$15.00 hourly

Position Type:

Auxiliary

Position Summary:

Position Summary

Perform duties under the supervision of the Teachers in the Children’s Center to assist in the classrooms for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. The Child Care Aide will conduct themselves in a manner that shows respect and provides a positive contribution to the Children’s Center team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The following are the functions essential to performing this job:

1. Assist teacher with implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum/weekly lesson plans and daily activities that meet the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social needs of the
individual children in the group.
2. Use and ensure the use of appropriate and positive guidance techniques to help children develop internal control of their behaviors.
3. Ensure that each child and parent is treated with dignity and respect.
4. Assist with maintaining a clean, warm, and safe environment (indoors and outdoors) that is orderly and contains a predictable routine.
5. Conduct self in professional manner at all times respecting the confidentiality of all children and their families (whether at work or on personal time) and reflecting a positive image of the Center to the Community.
6. Complete continuing education/professional development training as required by Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Child Care, and as recommended by College.
7. Maintain compliance with all Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Child Care regulations (COMAR 13A.16.01-19).
8. Establish and maintain open lines of communication with parents (as appropriate), co-workers, Assistant Director, and Director.
9. Assist in the evacuation of the building in an emergency and be able to respond immediately to any emergency situation.
10. Work effectively with a wide range of constituents in a diverse community

Required Minimum Qualifications:

1. High school diploma or equivalent
2. Ability to stand, with or without accommodations, for extended periods of time and lift children and objects up to fifty (50) pounds

Desired Qualifications:

1. One (1) year experience working with children in a structured early childhood program
2. Willingness to learn child development, curriculum techniques, and positive guidance techniques
3. Excellent communication skills
4. Three (3) credit hours of child development coursework
5. Three (3) credit hours of activities for children
6. Nine (9) clock hours of pre-service training in communicating with staff, parents, and the public

Work Schedule:

Variable between the hours of 7:30am to 5:00pm

Full/Part Time:

Part Time

Telework Eligible?:

No

Essential Personnel?:

No

Job Posted Date:

03/14/2024

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All applications and required documents must be submitted online. Mail, e-mail, or fax submissions will not be accepted. Cover letters may be addressed to the Search Committee and should briefly address your qualifications as related to the requirements of this position.

Frederick Community College prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Frederick Community College, an equal opportunity employer, values campus diversity in students and staff and encourages members from historically under-represented groups to apply.

Non-Discrimination Statement:

Frederick Community College is committed to the principles of equal opportunity and strictly prohibits discrimination against any person on the basis of age, ancestry, citizenship status, color, creed, ethnicity, gender identity and expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status in its activities, admissions, educational programs, and employment.

Organization

Frederick Community College (FCC) is a public college accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). FCC is distinguished by its quality and affordability, making it attainable and valuable for local students. Accredited programs, comprehensive instruction, and affordable costs of attendance have made FCC the learning destination for nearly 30,000 graduates since 1957.

In traditional and alternative learning environments, we anticipate and respond to the needs of our local, regional, and global communities. FCC recognizes the different learning needs and preferences of students and offers instruction in flexible learning formats that include day, evening, weekend, online, and hybrid options. In addition, FCC offers current high school students access to college courses through its Open Campus and High School-Based Dual Enrollment programs. 

FCC offers 55 associate degree programs and areas of concentration, 39 certificate, and 51 subject areas in continuing education through credit and Continuing Education and Workforce Development (CEWD).

Explore our wide variety of program options designed for career and transfer students, and those studying for job credentials, professional development, and personal enrichment.

 

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