Assistant Teacher

Southern Kennebec Child Development Corp. | Augusta, ME

Posted Date 7/15/2021

SKCDC is an Early Head Start, Head Start and Childcare program; we are looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals who love working with the youngest generation to join our team to fill the following position in its Early Care and Education Program:

Assistant Teacher – Gardiner Center in Gardiner, Maine

This opening is a full year/full time, Monday-Friday, position. Assistant Teachers are responsible for supporting the classroom teacher by providing a developmentally appropriate educational program that meets the social, emotional, physical and intellectual needs of the children within their care.

Experience and Skill Requirements: 

Must be reliable and conscientious and possess sincere interest in commitment and ability to the provision of quality programs for children and families. Experience in early childhood a plus.

Minimum Education Requirements: 

 Head Start Assistant Teacher

    1. Minimum of 18 years old, possess a minimum of a High School Diploma/GED/HiSet Diploma and have completed fifteen (15) hours of Maine Roads to Quality – Core Knowledge Training or equivalent approved training.
    2. If the Head Start Assistant Teacher possesses the minimum of (15) hours of Maine Roads to Quality – Core Knowledge Training or equivalent approved training, they must enroll in a CDA credential program to be completed within two (2) years or
    3. Possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree (Early Childhood Education (ECE)/coursework equivalent to a major relating to ECE) or be enrolled in a program leading to such degree.
    4. Pre-school CDA credential /AS/BS preferred.


Experience and Skill Requirements:  The following experience and skills are considered essential:

  1. Experience in early childhood desirable.
  2. Must be reliable and conscientious.
  3. Must have an interest in working with young children in a supportive and meaningful manner.
  4. Must possess a valid Maine driver’s license with a good driving record and must have an adequately insured vehicle, if conducting Agency business.
Salary13.52 Hour
Job Type
Daycare Provider
Job Location (County)

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