Title Co-Lead Teacher
Posting Number S01077JP
Department Childrens Center
The Co-Lead Educator has the primary responsibility of ensuring the safety
and well-being of all the children in a classroom and the Center.
The Co-Lead's role is to support the mission and philosophy of the center
Provide a nurturing, consistent, developmentally appropriate environment
that meets the cognitive, emotional, social and physical needs of young
Develop and maintain parent relationships and collaborate with colleagues
Abide by all federal and state licensing standards, and all policies and
procedures set forth in both the Bowdoin College and Children's Center
New Hires in The Children's Center will receive a $500 Sign-Bonus (½
paid at first check and ½ paid after 90 days)
Hourly rate for this position is $22.50/per hour
Associates Degree in early childhood education, or a related field, and 6
years' experience working with children birth – 8 years old (in an
accredited child care program); or a minimum of 2 years' experience
working with children birth – 8 years old (in an accredited child care
program) and a Bachelors' Degree in early childhood education or a
Bachelor's Degree an unrelated field with commitment to complete nine
college level/for credit courses in early childhood education to meet
Bachelors degree and working toward a Master's degree in early childhood
education, or a related field, with experience working with children birth
– 8 years old.
Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
A valid Driver's license and the ability to meet the requirements of the
College's Motor Vehicle Use Policy
Current CPR/First Aid certification
Must also sign a Child Abuse Policy statement
Complete the College's OSHA bloodborne pathogen training and show proof of
Hepatitis B vaccination (or submit a written declination statement).
Excellent interpersonal skills as well as oral and written communication
Computer proficiency (Outlook, Word, and internet research)
Ability and willingness to learn additional programs
A genuine commitment to the field of early childhood education.
Experience working with emergent curriculum or Reggio Emilia inspired
programs as well as an interest in working in play-based and nature-based
Standard Work Days and Hours
40 hours/week between hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:45 pm, Monday – Friday.
This position is a full-time year round position (1.00 FTE).
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented
students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and
socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among
We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an
inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the
College's multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of
all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.
Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for
well over 200 years. Bowdoin's reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college
rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size;
strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural
beauty of Maine.
Bowdoin's campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in
Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive
from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from
Employment Category Full Time Year Round
Benefits Eligible Yes
Pay Type Hourly
Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff + MVR
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car,
personal car) an essential function of this job? Yes
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes
Posting Date 01/31/2023
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled No
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws
that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to
its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based
on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of
birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified
individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability,
or any other legally protected statuses.
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How did you hear about this position?
Chronicle of Higher Education
Diverse Issues in Higher Ed
Maine Job Link
Bowdoin College Website
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