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Rockland Preschool Teacher

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has two (2) Preschool Teacher openings at our public school PreK/Head Start collaborative setting based in the Rockland area:

36 hours per week, 41 weeks per year (benefits eligible)

This position is responsible for children in a public school PreK/Head Start collaborative setting, implementing an evidence-based preschool curriculum and administering developmentally appropriate activities, including individual prescriptive programs for children with special needs. Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development (or related field with 36 credit hours in ECE); two years paid experience in a child care setting (appropriate practicum experience may be substituted for two years paid experience in an early education/child care setting) and ME DOE “081” teacher certification . 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 per 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.  For more information or to apply on line at Penquis Employment 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. Applications will be accepted until October 22, 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.

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