Center Aide

  • Full-time
  • Fryeburg, ME
  • March 13, 2024

EMPLOYER: Community Concepts Inc.

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Description:

We are seeking an energetic Center Aide for our Head Start Classroom at our Fryeburg Early Learning Center campus. A Center Aide is part of a teaching team, under the direction of a Lead Teacher. This position is 40 hours and generally follows the school year calendar.

Starting rate: $15.50/hr.

Essential Duties:

Collaborate with teaching team and contribute to high-quality preschool programming
Aide in planning activities and tailoring curriculum to meet children’s social, emotional, physical, literacy, and cognitive development
Sharing the responsibility for proper care and cleanliness of the classroom and center

Benefits:

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

Qualifications:

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
Ability to obtain an Ed. Tech Certification

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 and DOE Ed Tech Certification. Pre-employment physical, SBI, DMV, Maine 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.