Substitute Teacher - Child Care (Temp Assignment, 40 Hours Per Week through 05/2024)

Substitute Teacher - Child Care (Temp Assignment, 40 Hours Per Week through 05/2024)

31 Jan 2024
New Mexico, Farmington, 87401 Farmington USA

Substitute Teacher - Child Care (Temp Assignment, 40 Hours Per Week through 05/2024)

Position Title: Substitute Teacher - Child Care (Temp Assignment, 40 Hours Per Week through 05/2024) Campus: Farmington Department: Sweatt Winter Childcare Center - FSWCC Bargaining Unit: Temp Salary Band/Wage Band: $17.00 per hour Location: Farmington ME Statement of Job: Are you passionate about early childhood education and ready to make an impact on young minds? Are you looking to help develop little ones? Look no further! The University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) is where you want to be! We have a need for substitute teachers. This position will join our newly expanded and state-of-the-art daycare. This position has a commitment of 40 hours per week through May 2024; then will be scheduled on an as-needed basis. This will ensure support in our child care and education center. Sweatt-Winter offers half-day and full-day programming for children beginning 6 weeks of age through second grade. In addition to before- and after-school care for children, t he Sweatt-Winter Child Care & Educational Center also serves as the campus lab school for UMF's Early Childhood and Early Childhood Special Education majors. The substitute teacher will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of a developmentally appropriate preschool program in a childcare setting. This position works closely with children, families, UMF students, and UMF faculty. The work schedule is flexible and will vary between the hours of 7:00 am through 5:15 pm. About the University of Maine at Farmington:The University of Maine at Farmington has earned a national reputation for excellence, gaining stature as one of the finest state-supported liberal arts colleges in the northeastern U.S. Additionally, UMF is rated 5th in U.S. News & World Report Top Regional Public College North for 2023 and has been rated one of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News 25 times since 1998. The campus is in historic downtown Farmington, just a short walk away from coffee shops, funky stores, restaurants, banks, bookstores, a multi-screen movie theater and a whole lot more. Our perfect location combines the active outdoor lifestyle with the arts & smarts of a small college town. With enrollment at around 1,600 full-time students, UMF is about the same size as many of New England’s most selective private colleges and offers many of the same advantages, yet at a very affordable price — providing a tremendous college value in a spectacular natural setting. Established in 1864 as Maine’s first public institution of higher education, the University of Maine at Farmington is a founding member of The Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) an exclusive national group of public colleges and universities committed to providing superior liberal arts and sciences education. Who is the University of Maine at Farmington?

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We may not be for everyone, but we just might be the perfect place for you.



A high school diploma or the equivalent

At least one year of experience in Early Childhood Education or a related field

The ability to work well with children and families

Current CPR/First Aid certification (or completion within the first 30 days)

Successful completion of DHHS fingerprinting and background check

Completion of trainings required by State of Maine Licensing


Associate or Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field

One (1) to three (3) years of preschool teaching experience

Experience mentoring pre-service teachers

Post-graduate teaching experience

Other Information:

Materials must be submitted electronically via "Apply for Position." Please create an applicant profile, complete a brief application, and upload:

1) A cover letter, which describes your qualifications, interests and suitability for the position

2) A resume/curriculum vitae

3) Contact information for three (3) professional references

You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status form.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until filled. Materials received after that date will be considered at the discretion of the university. Incomplete application materials will not be considered. We are not able to consider applicants who require Visa sponsorship support.

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background screening and references.

The University of Maine at Farmington (UMF) employees are Mandatory Reporters with the exception of UMF’s licensed, clinical medical providers (including athletic trainers) and mental health providers and their clinical interns when working in their capacity as providers.

In complying with the letter and spirit of applicable laws and pursuing its own goals of diversity, the University of Maine System does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship status, familial status, ancestry, age, disability physical or mental, genetic information, or veterans or military status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The University provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Director of Equal Opportunity, 5713 Chadbourne Hall, Room 412, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5713, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).



Required Documents:

Cover Letter, References, Resume/CV

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