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Bus and Classroom Aide- 25 hours/week

Catholic Charities
Westminster, MD 21157
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Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization with a diverse workforce of over 2000 employees of all faiths, ages and ethnicities who help to improve the lives of those we serve. We are the largest private provider of human services in Maryland operating over 80 programs throughout Maryland, serving children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants, and seniors. Here, you can build a career where you make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach and work for justice.

This position is responsible for support and assistance in providing a safe, stimulating and nurturing environment for the growth, well-being and development of the child under the guidance and direction of the teaching team and building on child and family strengths and supporting school readiness goals and social competence,

The Classroom Aideis responsible for:

  • Convey messages that are respectful, patient, relaxed and demonstrate an interest in the child. All interactions will help the children to feel valuable, competent and cared for.

  • Assist in the teaching team in selecting materials and equipment and arranging the classroom to provide a well-managed, welcoming environment conducive to learning and appropriate to the developmental level of the children. Identify and show respect for a child's culture and home environment.

  • Support the teaching team in addressing the physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of children in a manner consistent with Head Start Performance Standards and Catholic Charities mission, vision and values.

  • Assist in maintaining a classroom environment that incorporates the principles of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS):

  • Emotional Support: a classroom where children are motivated, nurtured and connected.

  • Classroom Organization: a classroom where children consistently have things to do and are interested and engaged in learning tasks.

This position requires:

  • High School Diploma/GED.

  • Requires the ability to utilize computer systems and software necessary to perform position functions.

  • Must have the ability and willingness to relate effectively with individuals from diverse socio-economic groups

  • Model appropriate language when interacting with children and adults

  • Accompany the children on field trips and to actively participate with them in other activities

  • Comply with the established work schedule and all policies and procedures

Join Catholic Charities of Baltimore where you will be an important member of an trauma-informed care organization that promotes a culture of safety, empowerment, healing and self-care, and that believes that every person has infinite worth and promise.

Catholic Charities is an equal opportunity employer


  • Working with children preferred


  • High School or better
  • High School or better




  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
  • Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity


  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-02
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