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Woodfords has an opening for a full-time Lead Teacher position within the Early Childhood Services Preschool Program in Westbrook.

We are currently offering a $500 Bonus

The Early Childhood Services Preschool Program focuses on early intervention for children showing signs of increased behavioral, developmental or mental health issues. Woodfords offers multiple preschools where children with autism, or similar developmental disabilities learn skills to help them function successfully in home, school and community.

Apply online here:
woodfords.applicantpro.com/jobs/1001431.html

Qualifications of the Lead Teacher:
•A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, in special education, early childhood or a related field.
•A minimum of an Ed. Teach III Certificate; and a conditional or full 282 Certification; full 282 certification preferred, from the Maine Department of Education; as well as Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) certification.
•A minimum of two (2) years' experience and the desire to work with children with special needs.
•Training and experience implementing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) procedures in educational settings.
•Must be an U.S. Citizen or maintain legal alien status.
•Must have a valid driver's license. Driving to/from field trips may be necessary.
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Have you met Elmo's new friend Karli?

In May, during Foster Care Awareness Month, Sesame Street introduced Karli, a muppet in foster care. We are thrilled Sesame Street launched a new initiative to offer support to children, foster parents, and providers who serve foster families.

Our Therapeutic Foster Care team is well-aware that children in foster care, and the adults who care for them, need support and resources.

If you would like to learn more about our Therapeutic Foster Care program, and all the ways we support our foster parents and the children and teens in their care, please contact Rachel at rnewcomb@woodfords.org
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Have you met Elmos new friend Karli? 

In May, during Foster Care Awareness Month, Sesame Street introduced Karli, a muppet in foster care. We are thrilled Sesame Street launched a new initiative to offer support to children, foster parents, and providers who serve foster families. 

Our Therapeutic Foster Care team is well-aware that children in foster care, and the adults who care for them, need support and resources. 

If you would like to learn more about our Therapeutic Foster Care program, and all the ways we support our foster parents and the children and teens in their care, please contact Rachel at rnewcomb@woodfords.org

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Take a look at this video, "On Your Team" that features Elmo's dad offering his support to new foster parents, Dalia and Clem. youtu.be/RMXNqqfeynQ

Lianne Muchmore, Crickets Classroom Lead Teacher, is the Westbrook Preschool’s Employee of the Month for May. Each day Lianne goes above and beyond to support the diverse needs of her students. She never shies away from a challenge and is always willing to help the program in any way that she can. Lianne’s positive attitude and fun energy are infectious. The students in her classroom, and throughout the school, adore her. Her passion for working with children is apparent in every interaction. Congratulations Lianne, our students, parents and teachers are so lucky to have you on the team. Thanks for your great work! ... See MoreSee Less

Lianne Muchmore, Crickets Classroom Lead Teacher, is the Westbrook Preschool’s Employee of the Month for May. Each day Lianne goes above and beyond to support the diverse needs of her students. She never shies away from a challenge and is always willing to help the program in any way that she can. Lianne’s positive attitude and fun energy are infectious. The students in her classroom, and throughout the school, adore her. Her passion for working with children is apparent in every interaction. Congratulations Lianne, our students, parents and teachers are so lucky to have you on the team. Thanks for your great work!

Congratulations to Kara Kelly, Westbrook Preschool’s Employee of the Month for April! A Speech and Language Pathologist, Kara brings a diverse skill set to the preschool team. She values multi-disciplinary collaboration to help ensure each child’s success, and she takes the extra time to share her knowledge with others. Kara builds rapport with students quickly and how much the children enjoy her positivity is evident in every interaction. Great job Kara! ... See MoreSee Less

Congratulations to Kara Kelly, Westbrook Preschool’s Employee of the Month for April! A Speech and Language Pathologist, Kara brings a diverse skill set to the preschool team. She values multi-disciplinary collaboration to help ensure each child’s success, and she takes the extra time to share her knowledge with others. Kara builds rapport with students quickly and how much the children enjoy her positivity is evident in every interaction. Great job Kara!
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