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Article Title: Center Aide

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Pre-K/Head Start, Rockland

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

30 hours per week; 41 weeks per year (benefits eligible)

This position assists with greeting children, getting them settled into the facility, assisting with classroom and playground supervision, and other daily activities related to the operation of the classroom, including light cleaning duties. Requires a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent, ME DOE Ed Tech I certification, basic reading, writing and math skills, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds  An Associate‚Äôs Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA in Preschool and paid experience working with children are preferred.

Current rate of pay for the Center Aide is $15.25 per 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 and competitive wages.  Apply online 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.

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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