Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Preschool Teacher opening at our public-school Pre-K/Head Start collaborative setting.
Location: Brewer, Maine
40 hours per week, 42 weeks per year (benefits eligible including 14 paid holidays)
Penquis Child Development will pay for newly hired staff to obtain appropriate credentials or continued educational opportunities. 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.
Excellent Benefits Package: (benefit eligible)
- 14 Paid Holidays (Including your Birthday!)
- Paid Time off-3 Days upon hire
- Paid training for all required certifications
- Retirement Plans
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Wellness Incentives
Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.
The starting rate of pay for the Teacher position is $20.34 per hour and additional compensation will be given consideration with relevant experience. Eligible upon hire, new employees in our Early Child Care programs who work 24-40 hours per week, will receive a $200 monthly incentive.
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 email@example.com to request an application and job description. Please submit application materials, including relevant educational course work and transcripts.
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.