Full-Time and Part-Time Teachers

Job Description for full time and part time Teachers

General Duties:

  • Will assistant in the planning and executing classroom activities, help in the maintenance of a safe, healthy, and stimulating classroom environment, and help to provide constant supervision of children at all times including planning time, outside play, meal time, and nap time.
  • Works cooperatively with all other staff members.
  • Maintains sensitivity to children’s individuality and responds to those needs appropriately and quickly.
  • Familiarizes themselves with the basic concepts of child development and developmentally appropriate practices as established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
  • Maintains the highest level of professionalism at all times.
  • Assists with meal/snack preparation and clean-up.
  • Responsible to the child care supervisor and director.
  • Performs the other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience; Skills/Abilities Requires:

  • High school graduation or G.E.D. plus two years of experience in child care. C.D.A. prefered
    Basic knowledge of day care routines and policies.
  • Ability to follow instructions and learn new skills while on the job.
  • Possession of cognitive, organizational, and emotional abilities to deal effectively with multiple stressors, deadlines, difficult situations and/or customer needs.
  • Basic knowledge of child development and age-appropriate expectations for young children.
  • Genuine interest and enjoyment of small children/infants and the ability to stay calm in all situations and to respond to children in a quiet, reassuring manner.
  • Ability to stand 60% of the time, and the ability to lift children up to 35 lbs. 40% of the time.
  • Valid Maine driver’s license.
  • CPR and First Aid required to be completed within the first 2 months of employment.

Educational Activities:

  • Maintains knowledge, skills, and abilities through ongoing education.
  • Attends a minimum of 38 training hours per registration year or the minimum required for Merit Pay.
  • Completes all mandatory review education as required and assigned.


  • Full-time is considered roughly 35 – 40 hours per week.
  • Position requires flexibility in work schedule.
  • Day care facility will be open from 6:30 A.M. – 5:30 P.M., Monday – Friday, will assist the supervisor in arranging coverage to have a minimum of two staff present at all times that are appropriate to meeting state requirements.


  • Included but are not limited to optional health insurance, vacation/sick leave, retirement benefits, annual trainings with Merit Pay and pleasant working environment.
  • *Hourly wage based on experience.