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Children’s Services Head Start Teacher-In-Training (Buxton, ME)

37 weeks a year; 40 hours/week Rate $14.01

The purpose of the Head Start Teacher-In-Training position is to provide an opportunity to train an individual that has a passion for working with preschool children but may not have the formal education or training. This person would be willing to be part of a team that creates a positive, welcoming, safe environment, where children and families can thrive.

The ideal candidate: • Is someone who has a passion to make a difference and wants to have a positive impact on the lives of young children and families of York County. • Is someone who is willing to make the commitment to receive formal training and education by completing a CDA.

Job Responsibilities: • The Head Start Teacher is responsible for learning and assisting with planning, implementing, and documenting an effective, comprehensive child development program. • Assumes responsibility of Primary Caregiving, assuring continuity of care. • Supports family strengths and contributes to the development of family/child focused goals and timelines. • Maintaining partnerships with families. • Contributes to ensuring the agency’s full compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and Maine State Licensing Requirements.

Educational Requirements& Experience: • Applicants must be willing to complete a CDA within one year of hire. • Experience in a center or home-based setting specializing in preschool preferred. • Must demonstrate strong interpersonal, and communication skills. • The teacher must be an open, warm, caring and accepting person, and willing to work flexible hours to meet the needs of the families.

Why YCCAC Children Services: • We offer a competitive salary; excellent orientation, training and supervision; and a comprehensive benefits package to any employ that works 30 hours or more per week that includes health insurance, dental insurance, retirement benefits and match, life insurance, flexible spending account, paid holidays and paid time off. • The Agency will financially support the Teacher-in-Training with completing their CDA.

Visit our website at for an application. Resumes and applications will be accepted until September 20, 2019. Resumes/applications may be reviewed upon receipt. York County Community Action 6 Spruce Street, P.O. Box 72 Sanford, ME 04073 (207)324-5762 or 1-800-965-5762 Fax (207)459-2811 EOE

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