Penquis

Article Title: Teacher – Rockland

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Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has the following Teacher opening in the Rockland area:

40 hrs/wk; 52 wks/year (benefits eligible)

This position is responsible for infants and toddlers (ages birth to three years) in an Early Head Start setting, developing and administering developmentally appropriate activities, including individual prescriptive programs for children with special needs. This position requires an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, including in coursework with a focus on infant & toddler development and appropriate practicum experience. Preferred qualifications will be a Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year paid experience in working with infants/toddlers.  (Appropriate practicum experience may be substituted for two years paid experience in an early education/child care setting). 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. The starting pay for the Teacher position is $17.38/hour and additional compensation will be given consideration with relevant experience.

Application form and job descriptions are available from Penquis, 262 Harlow Street, Bangor, Maine 04402; Tel: 973-3500; TDD: 973-3520, from the Penquis offices in Dover-Foxcroft, Rockland, Lincoln, or you may apply online at www.penquis.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  

In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace. 

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