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Preschool Teacher in Rockland

Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Preschool Teacher opening in our Rockland, Maine location

40 hours per week; 52 weeks per year (benefits eligible)

This position is responsible for preschool age children (3-5 years old) in a Head Start setting, following an evidence-based curriculum, implementing developmentally appropriate activities, including individual prescriptive programs for children with special needs. This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field with 36 credit hours in ECE and two years paid experience in a childcare setting. (Appropriate practicum experience may be substituted for two years paid experience in an early education/childcare setting). Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Special Education preferred.  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 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 comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results 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 to request an application and job description. 

Please submit application materials, including relevant educational course work and transcripts. Applications will be accepted until November 17, 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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