EMPLOYER: Community Concepts Inc.Website
We are seeking an experienced, energetic Preschool Teacher for our Head Start Classroom at our Farmington Early Learning Center. A Preschool Teacher is part of a teaching team, under the direction of a Lead Teacher. This position is 40 hours and generally follows a school year calendar.
Starting rate: $18.00/hr.
Collaborate with Lead Teacher and contribute to high-quality preschool programming
Planning activities and tailoring curriculum to meet children’s social, emotional, physical, literacy, and cognitive development
Communicating with and supporting families in meet their children’s and families’ needs
Year-round, comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability, accident, critical illness & hospital indemnity
Paid Time Off (up to 18 days for full-time employees)
Up to 13 paid holidays per year
403(b) pension plan with agency match
Community Concepts is a qualified employer under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program
Numerous opportunities for paid training
High School Diploma or GED is required, with a commitment to complete an agency-paid Child Development Associate credential program or enroll in approved college coursework or a program that will lead to an Associate within two years of the time of hire
Associate’s degree is preferred
Other Requirements: Experience in an early childhood setting; ability to function autonomously and as part of a team; excellent communication skills; considerable stamina to regularly lift, bend, carry, and perform other high-energy activities; competency with Microsoft Office; ability to obtain and maintain current CPR and First Aid certifications. Pre-employment physical, SBI, DMV, Maine and Federal Sex Offender Registry, DHHS fingerprinting, fraud, and federal debarment background checks must be completed upon offer of hire and as a condition of employment; valid driver’s license and travel within the service area is required.
*No Covid Vaccination requirement*
Community Concepts, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. Qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation. Please request any necessary accommodation to participate in the application process.