Lead Preschool Teacher

  • Full-time
  • Rumford, ME
  • July 24, 2024

EMPLOYER: Community Concepts, Inc.



We are seeking an experienced, energetic Lead Preschool Teacher for our Head Start Classroom at our Chisholm Early Learning Center, located in Rumford, ME. This position is 40 hours, year-round.

Pay Range: Visit website for more information.

Essential Duties:

Lead a high-quality preschool classroom team
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
Work with management to maintain Head Start Performance Standards and Licensing requirements


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)
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, including assistance to pursue college degree work

Desired Qualifications:

Minimum of one of the following:  Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education required or a closely related field required
Child Development Associate credential with commitment to complete Associate’s Degree
12 related college credits with commitment to complete Associate’s Degree
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of three years of supervisory experience is preferred
Minimum of five years of experience in early care and education is preferred

Other Requirements: Successful candidates must possess excellent communication skills and the ability to lead and motivate others; ability to function autonomously and as part of a team; 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 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.