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Article Title: Early Headstart Center Aide

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Early Head Start Center Aide in the Rockland area:

35 hrs/wk; 52 wks/year (beneifts eligible)

This position assists with greeting children, getting them settled into the facility, assisting with playground supervision and activities, and other daily activities related to the operation of the classroom, including light cleaning duties.  Requires a high school diploma or equivalent, basic reading, writing and math skills, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Infant/Toddler requires an infant/toddler CDA within the first year of employment.  Training in childcare or social welfare and previous paid experience working with children are preferred.  The starting rate of pay for the Center Aide position is $12.12 and additional compensation will 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 and competitive wages. Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973:3520) or by email at hr@penquis.org  to request an application and job description. Applications will be accepted until July 3, 2020.

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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