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Article Title: Assistant Teacher – Rockland

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Early Head Start

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Early Head Start Assistant Teacher opening at our Rockland Child Development location in Rockland:

36 hours/week; 52 weeks/year (benefit eligible)

This position is responsible for infants (ages 6 weeks to 3 years) 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 position is $16.17/hour and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.

Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must have background check results that are satisfactory to Penquis and indicate no previous or current record of involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no disqualifying criminal record or motor vehicle record as outlined in current contract provisions.

Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework.  Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) or by email at employment@penquis.org to request an application and job description.

Please submit application materials, including relevant educational course work and transcripts. Applications will be accepted until October 15, 2021.

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