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.

 Early Head Start Home Visitor (Bath Area)

Responsible for providing a home-based Head Start program to pregnant women, parents and children birth to age three.  Weekly home visits with families to deliver developmentally appropriate learning activities, education about health, nutrition and child development.  Work with other team members to offer twice monthly socialization experiences for families.  Assist families to achieve personal and family goals, identifying appropriate services and supports.  Maintain accurate and professional records.  The position requires flexibility, good organizational skills and understanding of poverty.  Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a home based CDA credential or comparable credential or equivalent coursework as part of an associate or bachelor degree.  37.5 hours per week, year round.  Pay range – $12.56 – $16.11 per hour.  Open until position filled.

Community Services

Case Manager

Conducts comprehensive intake, evaluation, and assessment to determine areas of risk for families and individuals based on a strengths based model. Establish and review family/individual goals; maintain comprehensive case management data.  Provide social service referral and advocacy; coordinate service efforts with other social service agency personnel.  Provide networking and outreach to maintain visibility of MMCA’s programs in the community.  Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Services or related field, or commensurate experience.  Knowledge of needs of low income persons, available resources, and local service system.  Experience in counseling and/or social services case management.  Pay range is $12.56 – $16.00 per hour.  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.

  EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER

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.