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Article Title: PreK/Headstart Center Aide

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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 hrs/wk; 42 wks/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’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA in Preschool and 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 the 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.

www.penquis.org

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