Article Title: Assistant Teacher

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has an opening for an  Assistant Teacher in a public school PreK/Head Start collaborative setting  based in the Rockland area:

40 hrs/wk; 42 wks/year (benefits eligible)

This position assists with the daily activities related to a preschool classroom including:  greeting children, implementing an evidence-based preschool curriculum and administering developmentally appropriate activities, including individual prescriptive programs for children with special needs, and supervising children in the classroom and on the playground.  Requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, a Preschool CDA (or willingness to complete a CDA within 1 year of hire), and ME DOE Ed Tech II certification.  An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and paid experience working with children are preferred (practicum experience may be considered). The starting rate of pay for the Assistant Teacher position is $13.80/hr and additional compensation will be given consideration with relevant experience.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package and competitive wages.  An application form and job description are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, P.O. Box 1162, Bangor, ME 04402-1162, Tel: 973-3500, TDD: 973-3520, from our offices in Lincoln, Rockland and Dover-Foxcroft, or you may apply online at  Applications will be accepted until August 16, 2019.

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.

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