Employment Opportunities

Head Start

Teacher Assistant – Floater

 This position is 30 hours per week, school year (48 weeks).

Responsibilities and Qualifications:  Participates in the supervision of classroom activities; assists in daily health/safety routines; supports integration of special needs activities with other classroom activities; prepares supplies and activities related to lesson plan; participates in a clean, safe, and health environment through routine maintenance and cleaning of classrooms, playground, and common areas; acts as substitute if a teacher is out of the classroom.  Qualifications:  Applicants must have high school diploma or equivalent, valid driver’s license and current auto insurance.  Travel is required.  Pay rate will be $10.50 per hour.  Open until position filled.

 Teacher – Bath

This position is 35 hours per week, 34 weeks per year.

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

Responsibilities and Qualifications:  All teaching staff work under the direct supervision of the 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 an 081 certification will be given preference in public school collaboration classrooms.  An Associate’s or Bachelor’s 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 gives employees a generous benefits package which includes health and dental insurance (must work 30 hours or more per week for insurance benefits), paid vacation and sick time, paid holidays, 403(b) plan.

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

CDA – 9.36 – 11.55

Associates – 10.93 – 13.54

Bachelors – 12.56 -16.10

081 certification –  16.00 – 17.50

Open until position filled.


To apply for a position, please submit a cover letter, resume with COMPLETE WORK HISTORY and contact information for three professional references to Midcoast Maine Community Action, Attention:  Carol Thibeault, Manager/Personnel Services, 34 Wing Farm Parkway, Bath, ME  04530, OR fax to 443-7447,  OR via e-mail to mmcacareers@mmcacorp.org.


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