Teacher - Head Start

Anne Arundel County, MD, USA ● Baltimore County, MD, USA ● Baltimore, MD, USA Req #2845
Friday, November 10, 2023

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.


This position serves as a Teacher for a Head Start classroom with a direct focus on children 3 to 4 years of age. The teacher will work collaboratively with one other Teacher to ensure the successful operation of a classroom with a total of 17- 20 children. The teacher also works with a team of other teachers, family advocate and family members to implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities. Teachers are expected to utilize a working knowledge of the principles of child growth and development to work with children and collaborate with related service areas.

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
• At least 2 years of early childhood experience
• The ability to clearly communicate and effectively listen to children, parents/guardians, members, and other Y associates
• An AA degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services or a related field from an accredited college or university
• Your 90 hour child care certification and 9 hours in communication
• Your Child Development Associate certificate (preferred)

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 Youth Development
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $30.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $32.00