Classroom Support Aide

in York County, ME

Job Description

Classroom Support Aides

Do you have a passion to make a difference while positively impacting the lives of young children and their families? 

Visit our website at to complete an application.

Why join our team:

“Head Start really does make a difference in our community. I see it impact families directly. It has impacted me; it has made a difference in my life. Where else can you be greeted with smiles and hugs on a daily basis? It’s fantastic!” – Early Childhood Education Coordinator

  • We partner with families of young children (zero to five) in York County to offer a comprehensive program that includes education, health and well-being.
  • We value our positive team environment by:
    • Encouraging open communication and ongoing supervision
    • Providing thorough orientation and training
    • Supporting growth opportunities with financial funding
  • What we offer:
    • $1,000 sign-on bonus payable in two installments ($300 after 30 days & $700 after 3 months)
    • Paid time off
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Paid holidays
    • School year schedule including school breaks
    • Educational assistance

 Educational Requirements & Experience:

  • Applicants must have a high school diploma, GED or HSE equivalent.
  • Open to completing a fully funded CDA course within one year of hire.
  • Experience working with children ages 6 weeks – 3 years for our Early Head Start classrooms and 3-5 years for our Head Start/Pre-K classrooms; special needs experience is preferred.


  • Provides classroom support to teachers and nutrition staff on a daily basis.
  • Completes tasks to assure a clean, safe and inviting classroom for children to learn and explore.
  • Ensures Agency’s full compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and Maine State Licensing Requirements.
  • Plays with children.
  • YCCAC attempts to comply fully with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination.  These federal rules include anticipated OSHA standards and emergency temporary standards mandating employee COVID-19 vaccination, as well as U.S. DHHS rules requiring that teachers and staff at Head Start and Early Head Start programs be vaccinated no later than January 1, 2022. 

About our positions:

  • Locations: Saco, Sanford
  • Starting Rate: $12.39
  • Schedule: Mon.-Fri.

Please visit our website for available positions and the full job description.

How to apply:

  • Visit our web site at to complete an application. Completed applications will be accepted until December 17, 2021.
  • York County Community Action – 6 Spruce Street, P.O. Box 72, Sanford, ME 04073
  • (207)324-5762 or 1-800-965-5762 Fax (207)459-2838 


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Job Posting: 627330

Posted On: Oct 22, 2021

Updated On: Nov 18, 2021