Qualifications: Maine DOE Ed Tech III Certification preferred and required for the pay rates shown above. Experience in small rural schools desired. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, great flexibility, and a collaborative style. Comfort with year-round travel to a remote island is essential.
Starting Date: August 24, 2023 or when position is filled. Schedule is 6 hrs/day for 180 days.
Monhegan School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Process: Interested applicants should request an application and prepare to submit a letter of interest, current resume, copies of transcripts and certification and at least 3 current letters of reference with the application.
Application OBTAINED FROM:
Employment page of website at http://www.monheganschool.org/employment.html
Tonya Arnold, Monhegan Superintendent of Schools at Supermonhegan@gmail.com
School & Community Information: The Monhegan School is a one-room school serving grades pre-K through 8. Three-year-old students admitted at times of low enrollment. High school students live on the mainland and attend mainland schools of their choosing. Enrollment for the upcoming school year is expected to consist of 5 elementary students and no high school students. The turn over in our beloved staff this year is related to needs to support family on the mainland. We are a close, respectful and caring community who value long-term relationships.
More information is available at www.monheganschool.org. Monhegan School is a partner in the multi-island school collaborative, the Outer Islands Teaching & Learning Collaborative (www.islandinstitute.org/program/education/tlc).
Monhegan Island is located 12 miles from the mainland in midcoast Maine. There are 30-50 year-round residents of Monhegan Plantation. The primary winter employment includes lobstering and property caretaking, and provision of basic services. In summer, the island is a popular destination for artists, hikers, and tourists and the population grows to several hundred. Summer employment opportunities are available at the store, inns, brewery and other local businesses. More community information is available at: www.monheganwelcome.com