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Lead Pre-K Teacher

The YWCA of Central Maine is looking for a lead pre-k teacher. Candidates for this position must be passionate about children and willing to accept each child as the individual that they are. Lead pre-k teachers create engaging educational activities for young children that promote YWCA values, foster a love of learning, and acclimate children to the classroom setting. The pre-k teacher is responsible for developing and implementing curriculum, following the Maine Early Education Guidelines, swimming two times a week with their students, and following State of Maine Licensing expectations. Applicants must have at least one year of classroom experience, as well as an Associates Degree, with an Early Childhood Education focus preferred. Hours required are 7:30am-4:00pm. Must be able to pass a back ground check.

Education and Experience:
Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field with 1 year direct childcare experience preferred
CPR & First Aid Certified

Please send a cover letter and resume to mgagnon@ywcamaine.org.

YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $13.50 /hour

Aquatics Supervisor/Instructor

Aquatics Supervisor/Instructor

YWCA Central Maine is searching for a hard-working, dependable individual to fill the part-time position of Aquatics Supervisor/Instructor. The supervisor of Aquatics plays a significant role in the overall success and safety of YWCA Aquatic Department activities. This is an Aquatic Supervisor position reporting to the Aquatic Director or Assistant Aquatic Director with close communication with all other Aquatic staff.  This supervisor responds to occasional on call needs of the building and program as requested, maintains cleanliness of pool area for health and safety of patrons and staff including: leads/co-leads department team meetings and trainings for staff. This position also instructs swim classes with kids of various ages and adults. The position is part-time, 25 hours a week.

High school diploma is preferred. Qualified candidates will be an American Red Cross Certified Lifeguard with CPR for the Professional Rescuer and a minimum of 3 years’ experience as a lifeguard. Experience with supervising staff, experience with pool chemicals, and experience in teaching water fitness preferred. American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification also preferred or be willing to get certified. Must be able to work independently, have knowledge of safety protocols and willingness to work as part of a team. Must be 20 years of age.

The position is located in Lewiston.

The hours are Monday- Wednesday 4-8/9pm and Saturday’s 6:15-2:00pm. Additional hours may be scheduled to meet the needs of lessons and classes.

Please send cover letter and resume to wmccorkle@ywcamaine.org

YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry or national origin, color, sex, immigration status, age, religion, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.