Toddler Based Classroom in Bangor
Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has an opening for an Assistant Teacher in a Toddler based classroom at our Venture Way site in Bangor, Maine:
40 hours/week; 52 weeks/year (benefits eligible)
This position is responsible for infants (ages 6 weeks to 18 months) in a child care setting, developing and administering developmentally appropriate activities, including individual prescriptive programs for children with special needs. This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus on Infant/Toddler. Preferred qualifications will be a Bachelor’s Degree and at least one-year paid experience in working with infants/toddlers (Appropriate practicum experience may be substituted for two years paid experience in an early education/child care setting). If you do not have the required qualifications, Penquis Child Development can support newly hired staff in a professional development plan to acquire the appropriate credentials.
The starting rate of pay for the Assistant Teacher is $16.17 per hour, and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.
Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.
Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages. Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at email@example.com to request an application and job description. Please submit application materials, including relevant educational course work and transcripts.
Applications will be accepted until March 22, 2022.
Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate, anticipated OSHA standards and emergency temporary standards mandating employee COVID-19 vaccination, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.
In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a smoke-free workplace.