Penquis

Article Title: Preschool Center Aide

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Preschool Center Aide opening in the Rockland area.

40 hrs/wk; 52 wks/year (beneifts 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 and a Preschool CDA (or willingness to obtain a CDA within 1 year of hire); basic reading, writing and math skills, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. 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.  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 February 28, 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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