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Smart Steps Children's Centers - Proudly serving Baltimore's children and youth since 2003!
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Employment & Training
Smart Steps is expanding and looking for additional staff!
Providing quality care to over 350 families per day requires Smart Steps to seek, employ, train and retain the best educators in the field. Smart Steps employees meet and exceed Maryland State Department of Education's Office of Childcare requirements. Interested in joining our team? If you meet the minimal standards listed below, email or fax your resume (with salary history) today to:

Fax: 410-367-6197
 
OUT OF SCHOOL 
TIME POSITIONS AVAILABLE!
Currently Seeking:
* OST Site Directors*
*MSDE Certified Teachers*
*Spanish Speaking Childcare Professionals*

All Smart Steps employees are required to enroll in the MSDE credentialing program at the time of employment, in addition to meeting all MSDE-OCC requirements for continuing education each year. Preference goes to applicants that have additional certifications such as Emergency Preparedness, CPR/First Aid, and Medication Administration.

 
Directors:
BS/BA Degree, Childcare Certificate or Degree in Education, Administrative Training Certificate, 2 + years of experience, 9-hour Communication Training, clean criminal background check, pre-employment physical.

Preschool Teachers:
90 Hour Pre-School Certification, 1+ years of experience, 9-hour Communication Training, clean criminal background check, pre-employment physical.

School Age Teachers:
45 Hour School Age Certification, 90 Hour Pre-School Certification, 1+ years of experience, 9-hour Communication Training, clean criminal background check, pre-employment physical.

Aides:
6 Hour Aide Training, 6 months of experience, 9-hour Communication Training, clean criminal background check, pre-employment physical. All aides are required to enroll in and complete training necessary to qualify for teacher positions within 12 months of employment. 

Nutrition:
Serve Safe Certification, 1+ years of experience, 9-hour Communication Training, clean criminal background check, pre-employment physical.

Transportation:
Clean driving record, 9-hour Communication Training, clean criminal background check, pre-employment physical.

Administrative Support:
2+ years of experience, Microsoft Office proficiency, strong written and verbal communication skills, strong customer service skills, 9-hour Communication Training, clean criminal background check, pre-employment physical.
 
 
Training Opportunities
Smart Steps is seeking MSDE-OCC approved trainers interested in offering on-site training at our 8000 square foot corporate facility. Trainers enjoy the benefits of a centrally located space (close to public bus routes, light rail and subway) without rental cost. To learn about compensation alternatives and site availability, email us at mmiller@smartstepschildrenscenters.com