We are an early learning childcare who pride ourselves in our child directed learning community. We have a strong focus on taking care of the environment and developing an appreciation for nature. Our associates are a integral part of the Pettengill Academy team.
At Pettengill Academy our associates are motivated people who have a passion with helping children grow and develop into productive and respectful citizens. We are people who want to make a difference in a child’s life.
We are people who are energetic, creative and have ideas that are heard. We are people who want to raise the bar for Early Childhood Education and also want to raise the bar for ourselves professionally and personally.
Associates are a part of developing our upcoming early childhood education center, who want be leaders in the Early Childhood Education Industry and beyond. Associates are able to create curriculums that fit the needs and interest of the children in their classrooms. We do not use cookie cutter curriculums since every child and group of children is different. Pettengill Academy is an environment that is collaborative, supportive and community based. Our company is one where opportunities are limitless.
We at Pettengill Academy, want to make a difference in the community that the Early Child Care center serves.
General Job Description
Assist the lead teacher in planning of weekly themes, lesson plans, and daily activities. Observe, record, and assess each child’s individual growth and development. Maintain a safe, healthy environment for children at all times. Actively engage in daily activities and routines with children. Ensure compliance with all Maine DHHS rules and regulations.
High School diploma or equivalent. Two years experience working with children birth to five years or school age, in a home or center setting.
B.A. /B.S. in Early childhood education or related field; enrollment in Early Childhood Education or related field at an accredited university/college; or CDA credential/equivalent. Two or more years experience working with children birth to five years or school age, in a center setting.