Maine Teaching Jobs

Teaching Jobs in Maine

 

Statistics

The state of Maine is home to a beautiful coastline, the rocky peak of Katahdin that ends the US Appalachian trail, and produces more blueberries than any other state.  At 1.35 million residents, it's the 9th least populated state in the country. As far as education is concerned, Maine is also home to a number of public schools -- consolidated districts, MASD, private schools, and even one magnet school. What does it take to become a teacher in Maine? Maine schools require a Bachelor's degree, must pass the required Praxis exams as well as complete the teacher preparation program. There are alternative routes to teaching in Maine, which you can learn more about here. Why consider teaching in Maine? For many years, Maine has been in the forefront of educational progress,  and many of its schools are working to ensure the best education for students.

 

Learning Initiatives

Maine is seeking to improve technology tools available to students in middle and high schools, and for teacher Professional Development via the Maine Learning Technology Initiative (MLTI). This initiative began back in 1999-2000, and has to continued to try to make good use of technology in schools. Maine has also taken on a proficiency-based grading initiative, and as of July 10th, 2018 Maine law allows a proficiency-based, or credits based diploma for graduation. Maine has also explored personalized learning in its schools, 

Maine Schools Lead in...

Inspiring Schools in Maine

Casco Bay High School

This school inspires students with 'expeditionary learning', a project-based sort of approach that utilizes technology to create engaging learning opportunities for students, getting them excited to come to school each day.

King Middle School

Personalized learning at King Middle School may look a little different than some imagine. The focus is less on technology, more on who students are and who they want to become, and how they relate to others.

Regional School Unit 2

At RSU-2, a school that serves the Kennebec region, the focus is on student-centered learning. The district has a solid vision that focuses on what students need, creating a place where students are engaged and excited about learning.

Some Current Education Jobs in Maine

Portland Public Schools

Cyber Security Instructor
Portland Arts & Technology High School, Allen Avenue, Portland, ME, USA
PATHS is looking for applicants for its new Cybersecurity program, deadline for applications is 2/15/2019.

Falmouth Public Schools

Special Education Teacher
Falmouth Middle School, Woodville Road, Falmouth, ME, USA
Falmouth Middle School is seeking a Special Education teacher, this position closes February.

Biddeford Schools

8th Grade Science Teacher
Biddeford Middle School, Tiger Drive, Biddeford, ME, USA
8th grade Science teaching position now open at Biddeford Middle School.

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