Eastern Maine Community College site
Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Preschool Teacher opening at our Eastern Maine Community College location in Bangor:
40 hours/week; 52 weeks/year (benefits eligible)
This position is responsible for preschool age children (3-5 year olds) in a preschool setting, following an evidence-based curriculum, implementing developmentally appropriate activities, including individual prescriptive programs for children with special needs. Penquis Child Development provides staff with at least 40 hours/year of paid training and also provides financial support for positions which require specific education/credentials (such as ME DOE Teacher or Ed Tech Certification, Praxis exam fees, CDA application/renewal, required college coursework, etc). This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, including in coursework with a focus on preschool development and appropriate practicum experience. (Appropriate practicum experience may be substituted for two years paid experience in an early education/child care setting). If you do not have the required qualifications, Penquis Child Development can support newly hired staff in a professional development plan to acquire the appropriate credentials.
The starting rate of pay for the Teacher position is $19.26/hour 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 involvement with child abuse, neglect or exploitation and no other disqualifying background checks as outlined in current contract provisions.
Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework. Apply on line at www.penquis.org or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) or by email at email@example.com to request an application and job description.
Please submit application materials, including relevant educational course work and transcripts. Applications will be accepted until October 15, 2021.
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.Apply Today