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We are one of the largest before and after school childcare programs in Maryland with 13 centers located in Carroll County and one in Baltimore County. Because of our split schedule we are able to offer flexible hours in the morning or the late afternoon throughout the school year. Our positions can accomodate individuals looking for full time employment and those needing part time due to college or high school class schedules.

ABC Care offers great positions for those individuals entering the field of education or who are currently working in the school age environment.

Positions and qualifications for before and after care programs:


Level 1 - Assistant

  • Age 16 Years or older
  • Willing to take continuing education classes
  • Willing to take CPR & 1st Aid Class
    Salary: $7.50 - $8.50/hr 10-20 hours a week

    Level 2 - Assistant School Age Child Care Teacher

    • Age 18 or older
    • Willing to take continuing education classes
    • Willing to take CPR & 1st Aid Classes
    • One of the following:
      • 800 hours of documented experience with school age children
      • 600 hours of documented experience with school age children and 15 hours approved college class (1 credit) ie. Child Growth & Development, Child Psychology, Educational Psychology
      • 400 hrs of documented experience with school age children and 3 college credits of approved courses ie. School Age Child Care Class, Any Elementary Education Curriculum Class, Children's Literature
    Salary: $8.25 - $9.50/hr 10-25 hours a week

    Level 3 - School Age Child Care Teacher and Senior School Age Child Care Teacher

    • Age 19 years or older
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Willing to take CPR and First Aid
    • Willing to take college courses (if necessary to become SACCT qualified)
    • Willing to take continuing education classes
    • One 3 credit class (45 clock hours) on child development
    • One 3 credit class (45 clock hours) on school age level curriculum
    • One of the following:
      • 400 hours or more of experience working under supervision primarily with school age children in a licensed center, public or private school or in recreation & parks or similar setting
      • A combination of college that includes six semester hours of approved training and experiences that equal one year
    Salary: $10.50 - $12.50/hr 15-30 hours a week

    Level 4 - Assistant Site Director

    • Age 21 years or older
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • CPR and First Aid
    • willing to take continued education classes
    • One 3 credit class on child development
    • One 3 credit class on school age level curriculum
    • One 3 credit class on Child Care Administration
    • 400 hrs of documented experience with school age children
    • One of the following:
      • Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhoold Education or any four year degree that concentrates on school age children from Kindergarten through the eighth grade and includes child development and school age curriculum.
      • AA Degree in Education or Psychology
      • Bachelors Degree in an unrelated field and 400 hours as a School Age Child Care Teacher
      • Nine (9) months experience as a school age provider and one (1) year of college.
    (salaries dependent on education and experience)
    Salary: $12.50 - $14.00/hr 30-35 hours a week

    Level 5 - Site Director

    • Age 21 years or older
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • CPR and First Aid
    • willing to take continued education classes
    • One 3 credit class on child development
    • One 3 credit class on school age level curriculum
    • One 3 credit class on Child Care Administration
    • 400 hrs of documented experience with school age children
    • One of the following:
      • Bachelors Degree in Elementary Education, Early Childhood Education or any four year degree that concentrates on school age children from Kindergarten through the eighth grade and includes child development and school age curriculum. 
      • AA Degree in Education or Psychology
      • Bachelors Degree in an unrelated field and 400 hours as a School Age Child Care Teacher
      • Nine (9) months experience as a school age provider and one (1) year of college.

    (salaries dependent on education and experience)

    Salary: $13.00 - $18.00 an hour 30-40 hrs/wk

    Summer Camp Position 1/ Before Care Assistant Counselor

    • Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:45 a.m to 9:00 a.m (10 hrs per week)
    • Qualifications:  Minimum age: 16, experience with school-age children.
    Salary: Pay range $7.50 - $8.00 an hour

    Summer Camp Position 2/ After Care Assistant Counselor

    • Hours:  Monday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. (10/hrs per week)
    • Qualifications: Minimum age: 16, experience with school-age children.
    Salary: Pay range $7.50 - $8.00 an hour

    Summer Camp Position 3/ Assistant Camp Counselor

    • Hours: Flexible/ varied days/ shifts (15-25/ hrs per week)
    • Qualifcations: Minimum age 16, experience with school-age children. 
    Salary: Pay range $7.50 - $8.00 an hour

    Summer Camp Position 4/ Specialty Counselor

    • Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:45 a.m to 6:15 p.m. (20-30/hrs per week)
    • Qualifications: Minimum age 19.  Qualified to be a School Age Child Care Teacher.
    Salary: Pay range $8.00 - $10.50 an hour

    Summer Camp Position 5/ Senior Specialty Counselor

    • Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:45 a.m to 6:15 p.m. (20-30/hrs per week)
    • Qualifications: Minimum age 19.  Qualified to be a School Age Child Care Teacher.
    Salary: Pay range $10.50 - $12.50 an hour

    Summer Camp Position 6/ Camp Co-Director

    • Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:45 a.m to 6:15 p.m (25-35/hrs per week)
    • Qualifications: Minimum age 21, qualified director or assistant director. 
    Salary: Pay range $12.50 - $16.00 an hour

    Summer Camp Position 7/ Subsitute Specialty Counselor

    • Hours: Flexible / Varied Days/Hours, 6:45 a.m to 6:15 p.m. and will be needed every field-trip day (7-35/hrs per week depending on schedule)
    • Qualifications: Minimum age 19.
    Salary: Pay range $8.50 - $10.50 an hour

    Summer Camp Position 8/ Swim Instructor

    • Must have current lifeguard certification from Red Cross
    • Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30a.m. to 12:00 noon (10-15/hrs per week)
    • Qualifications: Minimum age 16.
    Salary: Pay range $9.50 - $11.50 an hour


    Examples of child development classes: Child Growth & Development, Child Psychology, Educational Psychology and Human Growth and Development

    Examples of school age level curriculum classes: School Age Child Care Class, Any Elementary Education Curriculum class, several Children’s Literature classes, classes in Early Childhood Education College Courses