Classroom Support Aide

at York County Community Action Corporation in Sanford, Maine, United States

Job Description

Classroom Support Aide

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

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:

  • Paid time off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid holidays
  • School year schedule including school breaks
  • Educational assistance
  • $300 additional monthly compensation thru December 2022
  • External applicants only: $1,000 sign-on bonus payable in two installments ($300 after 30 days & $700 after 3 months)

About our position:

  • Location: Saco, Biddeford
  • Starting Rate: $12.75
  • Schedule: 27.5 hours/week; 38 weeks/year; Mon.-Fri.

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 Birth – 5 years and special needs 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 complies fully with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations concerning employees, including those pertaining to mandatory COVID-19 vaccination and U.S. DHHS rules requiring that teachers and staff at Head Start and Early Head Start programs be fully vaccinated upon hire.

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Job Posting: 796311

Posted On: Aug 05, 2022

Updated On: Aug 05, 2022