Early Childhood Education
Instructional Assistants Needed
The Allegany County Public School System is currently seeking Instructional Assistants to assist teachers in the half-day pre-k classrooms. Each position involves working 3.5 hours a day, five days per week in one session of the morning or afternoon pre-k programs. Currently, there are openings in the following schools: Georges Creek Elementary, Beall Elementary, Cash Valley Elementary, and possibly Flintstone Elementary. Preference will be given to those applicants who have passed the Para-Pro test or have 48 hours or more of college level coursework. Pay rate is $11.19/hour.For more information, and to submit a letter of interest, contact Jackie Enright, Elementary Supervisor, at 301-759-2012. Letters should be received by Friday, September 6, 2019.
The Supervisor of Early Childhood Education provides leadership in planning, implementing, and evaluating the instructional programs for students in Prekindergarten through grade five. They also provide leadership in planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating the Early Childhood programs which includes the Judith P. Hoyer Center and the elementary reading program and serves as a resource person for administrators, faculties, School Improvement Teams, and community organizations.
Early childhood education in the Allegany County Public Schools offers universal Pre-kindergarten and Kindergarten programs. Pre-kindergarten is offered at 14 elementary schools. Pre-kindergarten classes are half day sessions. Morning and afternoon sessions are available in most locations. Eligible students may attend Head Start during the other half day at a Head Start facility.
Kindergarten classes are mandatory for all students who are five years of age on or before September 1. Kindergarten is a full day program that is offered in each elementary school.
Registration for Pre-kindergarten, Kindergarten, and First Grade for the 2019-2020 school year will be held in all elementary schools on April 4th and April 5th, 2019. Click HERE for more detailed information.