Substitute Childcare Teacher

Posting Details

Posting Details

Title Substitute Childcare Teacher
Posting Number C00159JP
Department Childrens Center
Job Summary

Will assist in the day-to-day functions of the Children’s Center on an on-call, as-needed basis. Will be required to cover staff absences in all programs of the Children’s Center, functioning as a substitute caregiver. This is a part-time, temporary, non-benefit eligible position.

Education/Skills Requirements

High School Diploma or GED equivalent required. Child development coursework or an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred. Acceptable Educational Equivalents: A combination of education with extensive experience is acceptable. Excellent oral and written communication skills and a genuine commitment to the field of early childhood education are expected.

Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents

Current CPR/First Aid certification required. A minimum of one year experience working with young children preferred. Must sign Child Abuse Policy statement and complete Bowdoin College’s OSHA BloodBorne Pathogen training, and have proof of Hepatitis B vaccination or submit a written declination statement.

Standard Work Days and Hours

Approximately 16 hours per week or on an on-call, as needed basis. We are currently looking for coverage from 7:30 – 12:00, 12:00 – 5:45, or full day. Availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays is preferred.

About Bowdoin

Bowdoin College is a highly selective liberal arts college, enrolling approximately 1,800 students. Through a need-blind admissions policy, the College meets 100% of students’ demonstrated financial need with no loans. 32% of students identify as students of color, an additional 5% are international, and 45% receive financial aid. Bowdoin is a dynamic living and learning community committed to fostering pluralism, building intentional community, and nurturing a commitment to the common good.

The College seeks academically and culturally diverse faculty and staff, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds, and/or who have experience working collaboratively with diverse populations. Bowdoin is set in the coastal New England town of Brunswick, Maine. Brunswick, a town of 22,000 residents, brings together elements of both city and country living including cultural offerings, a variety of restaurants, and four season activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Bowdoin’s historic 215-acre campus, comprising 120+ buildings, is a brief walk to downtown Brunswick, and is 25 miles from Portland and about 120 miles from Boston.

Shift N/A
Employment Category Casual - with email
Benefits Eligible No
Pay Type Hourly
Background Check Package Requirements Support Staff
Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No
Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? Yes
Posting Date 03/12/2018
Applications Accepted Until
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Posting Internal/External
Special Instructions to Applicants
EEO Information

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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter