Hagerstown Community College is pleased to announce that applications are currently being accepted for a Teacher Assistant - Children's Learning Center position.
The Teacher Assistant is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a teaching team and will assist the Lead Teacher in performing the duties necessary to implement the early childhood program.
Please note that this is a part-time position for 27.5 hours per week.
For more information on this position and to apply online, please visit https://jobs.hagerstowncc.edu/. In addition to the application, please also include a cover letter and resume. Recommendation letters and college transcripts are preferred.
Questions may be directed to the Human Resources Office at 240-500-2585 or email email@example.com.
Education and experience - Minimum of twelve semester hours in child development and activities for early childhood, or holds the Child Development Associate credential for preschool teachers (CDA); minimum of 1 year of experience working with children in a structured early childhood program; or a combination of experience and college that are equivalent to 1 year. Thorough knowledge of child development, developmentally appropriate curriculum and positive guidance techniques. Must meet and maintain all qualifications as specified for Preschool Teachers by MSDE Office of Child Care.
Skills and abilities - Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, children and parents; demonstrates effective and appropriate classroom management and positive guidance techniques, ability to effectively hear, observe and respond to children's needs, emergencies and/or conflicts; willingness and ability to complete additional training as required.
Hagerstown Community College (HCC) was founded in 1946 as Maryland’s first community college. The College serves more than 6,000 credit students and 7,000 non-credit students each year and awards associate degrees, certificates and letters of recognition. HCC is located in scenic western Maryland on a 319-acre campus. The College has experienced strong growth over the last decade and has contin...ued to invest in upgrading facilities, from the construction of a brand new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Building to a Performing and Visual Arts Education Center. Faculty members utilize state-of-the-art teaching tools and the Fletcher Faculty Development Center provides resources needed to support the college’s faculty members in improving and providing teaching excellence. Students have the opportunity to learn in sophisticated classrooms and laboratories and can gain supplemental instruction from the Learning Support Center. HCC is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and offers more than 100 programs of study available for university transfer, career preparation, or personal development, as well as non-credit continuing education courses, customized training programs and adult education. HCC employs approximately 800 individuals each year in full and part-time positions and has been able to maintain a talented and very student-centered faculty and staff team who are dedicated to helping students stay close and go far.