Assistant Teacher - Child Care

  • Rockport, ME
  • Pen Bay Medical Center
  • Per Diem - Day Shift
  • Service/Maintenance Support
  • Req #: 133971
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  • Position Summary
    • The Assistant Teacher is responsible for assisting the classroom teacher in providing comprehensive, developmentally appropriate care and education for young children in cooperation with families, co-teachers, and administrators based on current standards of best practice in the field of early care and education.
  • Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
    • Education: High school diploma or GED preferred.
    • Ability, desire and sincere commitment to work with young children in a high-quality, developmentally appropriate program
    • License/Certifications: Current CPR and first aid certification (or ability to become certified upon hire) (5.A.03)
    • Experience: Six months of childcare experience.
    • Must have a minimum of a CDA credential awarded by the Council for Professional Recognition (or be working toward one with a mutually agreed upon completion date)
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must be willing to increase educational credentials as standards in the field advance (as required by state licensing, NAEYC accreditation, etc.)
    • Basic knowledge of children and child development
    • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system consisting of eight local hospital systems, a comprehensive behavioral healthcare network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and over 19,000 employees. It is the largest health system in northern New England and provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you’ll be working with healthcare professionals that truly value the people around them – both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the wellbeing of our communities and employees. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Our care – and the science behind that care – is top rate. Join us and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to another level.


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