Assistant Child Care Instructor - Town of Scarborough

Assistant Child Care Instructor (Plover Program)
Community Services Hub – 418 Payne Road, Scarborough, ME 04074
Pay: $15.00 - $16.00 Per Hour

The Town of Scarborough’s Community Services Department is searching for a dedicated and responsible individual to work in their NEW Plover Program. Work involves the direct supervision of children ages 4 and 5 years old, as well as organizing and implementing educational and recreational activities.  The position is located at the Community Services Hub. The ideal candidate must have the ability to connect with this age group and have strong communication skills to aid in parent interactions. Required hours are between 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Creativity and commitment are important.

Duties include: instructing children in an educational setting; observing and monitoring children's activities; ensuring constant safety and security of children under the program's care; organizing and participating in planned age appropriate activities; completing written documentation and forms such as learning logs and department reports and participate in all required meetings and trainings.

Position requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age. Must have prior experience working with children. First Aid/CPR or willingness to be trained. Ability to stay constantly alert, anticipate and prevent problems, deal with disruptive children in a positive manner and provide fair but firm discipline. Ability to communicate effectively with children and their parents, as well as the Manager, Coordinators, and other program staff. Must be able to work a set schedule, be dependable and reliable.

Applicants are required to apply online:

These positions are open until filled. For additional information call 207.730.4025 or email

-Equal Opportunity Employer-

Scarborough is a diverse community with a commitment to the quality of life and the environment. Scarborough offers lovely sandy beaches and the rocky coastline made famous by a local artist, Winslow Homer. The largest saltwater marsh in Maine is located within our boundaries along with Rachel Carson Wildlife lands. We also have a balance with our commercial businesses. The newest area for businesses to locate in Scarborough is along the Haigis Parkway, located right at Exit 42 off the Maine Turnpike. We are a suburban community that offers open spaces, parks and recreational areas for our residents and visitors.

Scarborough is conveniently located in Cumberland County in southern Maine, approximately 7 miles south of the City of Portland. It is just a short drive to Portland and the Maine Mall with easy access to the Maine Turnpike, Portland Jetport and now passenger rail service to Boston and points south. The Scarborough Town Hall is located at 259 U.S. Route 1, just south of the junction of Rt. 1 and Black Point Road/Gorham Road.

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