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Early Childhood Teacher, full-time


Community Childhood Learning Place
PO Box 344, 39 State Street
Castine, ME 04421

Start Date: August 31, 2020

Description, Responsibilities, & Duties

Community Childhood Learning Place, non-profit, Maine Department of Health and Human Services licensed center, serving children, three-months to five-years-of-age, is seeking a creative and innovative full-time teacher who is ready to embrace constructivist learning through interactions with children and the environment.
Teachers are expected to:
Successfully plan and implement a constructivist classroom;
Demonstrate an understanding of developmental stages and needs of young children;
Possess skills in observation and assessment to plan learning activities;
Understand the technology required to document and to communicate the leaning progress of children;
Willingness to communicate and collaborate a member of a dynamic learning team;
Value families as partners in the child’s learning and care;
Perform duties to maintain a safe and clean environment for children;
Perform other duties as determined by director.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is desired and experience working with young children is expected.
Positive Federal Finger Print Check is required and first aid and CPR is desired

Salary & Benefits

Negotiable, based on qualifications

Application Procedures

Email cover letter and resume to

or Community Childhood Learning Place
PO Box 344, Castine, ME 04421

Program Description

Community Childhood Learning Place, named “Round School” by the children is a licensed, early learning and care center serving children, three-months to 5-years-of-age , located in a charming Maine coastal community. The program’s environment is structured around a center art/project area under a 25-foot cupola where children are encouraged to express their creativity. Classrooms, situated around the art/project room, are age-appropriate for the children. The curriculum of CCLP encourages exploration, problem-solving, and children construct their own learning. Progress of each child’s cognitive, social-emotional, and physical-motor development is monitored under Maine’s Early Childhood Guidelines.

Contact Info

Nancy Sayre, Ph.D.
PO Box 344, 39 State Street
Castine, ME 04421


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