Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has an opening for an Assistant Teacher in an Infant based classroom in the Rockland area:
40 hrs/wk; 52 wks/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 a minimum of an Infant/Toddler CDA. Preferred qualifications will be an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education with a focus on Infant/Toddler 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). The starting rate of pay for the Assistant Teacher position is $13.94/hr 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. 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 www.penquis.org. Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
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.