Penquis, a social services agency serving Penobscot, Piscataquis, and Knox counties for over 50 years, has a full-time (40 hours per week; 52 weeks per year) opening for a Center Aide in a Toddler based classroom at our Venture Way location in Bangor, Maine.
This position assists with greeting children, getting them settled into the facility, assisting with playground supervision and activities, and other daily activities related to the operation of the classroom, including light cleaning duties. Requires a high school diploma or equivalent, basic reading, writing and math skills, and the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Infant/Toddler requires an infant/toddler CDA within the first year of employment. If you do not have the required qualifications, Penquis Child Development can support newly hired staff in a professional development plan to acquire the appropriate credentials. Training in childcare or social welfare and previous paid experience working with children are preferred.
The starting rate of pay for the Center Aide position is $15.25 per hour and additional compensation may be given consideration with relevant experience.
Upon hire and periodically thereafter, must comply with Penquis background check requirements with satisfactory results as outlined in current contract provisions.
Penquis offers an excellent benefits package, competitive wages, and opportunities for educational advancement, certification, and coursework. For more information or to apply on line at Penquis Employment or contact us at 973-3500 (TDD: 973-3520) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an application and job description.
Please submit application materials, including relevant educational course work and transcripts. Applications will be accepted until December 7, 2021.
Penquis complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. This includes rules associated with the State of Maine healthcare mandate, anticipated OSHA standards and emergency temporary standards mandating employee COVID-19 vaccination, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring vaccinations within our Head Start programs.
In accordance with federal regulations, Penquis does not discriminate. Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified persons with disabilities. Penquis is a tobacco and smoke-free workplace