Head Start Teachers (Anticipated Openings)

Midcoast Maine Community Action | Bath, ME

Posted Date 7/10/2018
Description

Midcoast Maine Community Action (MMCA), a human services agency, is seeking qualified applicants to fill anticipated openings in our Head Start (HS) program. Our HS program provides a birth to age five continuum of services encompassing education, family engagement, health, nutrition and disabilities content.

Head Start Teachers

The anticipated positions are 35-40 hours per week, some full year and some school year.

We use Opening the World of Learning (OWL) curriculum in our 3-5 year old classrooms, and Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG) Assessment System.  Orientation and training are provided in curriculum and all other aspects of pre-kindergarten programming.

Responsibilities: All teaching staff is directly supervised by a HS Center Manager.  Teachers are responsible for planning and implementing the early childhood curriculum in classrooms, conducting child assessments, meeting with families, encouraging parent engagement in their children’s education, and working with the center team to ensure a smooth flow of daily activities and events. 

Qualifications: Applicants with 081 certification will be given preference in public school collaboration classrooms.  An Associate or Bachelor degree in early childhood education or a closely related field is required.  Infant Toddler Child Development Associates or Pre-K Child Development Associates may be considered. 

Early Head Start Teachers

Early Head Start (EHS) Infant Toddler teaching positions are year-round and 40 hours per week. The program uses Creative Curriculum for Infants and Toddlers, and Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG) Assessment System.  Orientation and training are provided in curriculum and all other aspects of infant and toddler programming.  The program operates 48 weeks per year.

Responsibilities: All teaching staff is directly supervised by a HS Center Manager.  Teachers are responsible for planning and implementing the early childhood curriculum in classrooms, conducting child assessments, meeting with families, encouraging parent engagement in their children’s education, and working with the center team to ensure a smooth flow of daily activities and events. 

Qualifications: An Associate or Bachelor degree in early childhood education or a closely related field is required.  Infant Toddler Child Development Associates or Pre-K Child Development Associates may be considered. 

Benefits: MMCA offers a comprehensive benefit package to all staff who wok a minimum of 30 hours per week and includes: health and dental insurance, life, accidental death, long-term and short-term disability, paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, and a 403(b) plan contribution.

Pay ranges: Pay range is dependent on qualifications and experience.

CDA – 10.00 – 11.60

Associates - 10.93 – 13.52

Bachelors - 12.56 - 16.07

081 certification - 16.77 – 18.27

Please forward a cover letter, resume with COMPLETE WORK HISTORY, and contact information for three professional references to Midcoast Maine Community Action, Attention: Kristine Poland, Personnel Services Manager, 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath, ME 04530, via fax to (207)443-7447, or via e-mail to kristine.poland@mmcacorp.org.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER

All qualified applicants shall receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, and/or physical or mental disability.  

                                                                                                                        

 

Job Type
Teacher - Pre K
Job Location (County)
Cumberland | Lincoln | Sagadahoc

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