Employment Information

Immediate Opening - Long Term Sub - Special Education or Literacy Teacher

Appleton Village School is a K-8 school with 130 students in beautiful rural Appleton Maine.

The ideal candidate will be experienced, collaborative, energetic, and knowledgeable about K-8 students. We are looking for a well organized and caring individual who is a team player.

Experience as a SPED teacher preferred.  Appropriate State of Maine certification required. 

If interested, please send cover letter, completed application, resume, three letters of reference, transcripts, and certification to Kate Clark, Superintendent of Schools, PO Box 539, Lincolnville, ME 04849. Applications are available online at union.fivetowns.net or may be picked up at the Superintendent’s Office. Please call Wendy at 207-763-3818 for more information or email wendy.tricomi@fivetowns.net.

Position is open until a suitable candidate is found.

Boys Basketball Coach - Appleton Village School

The Appleton Village School is seeking a Boys Basketball Coach. The successful candidate will have prior playing and/or coaching experience and be knowledgeable of Sports Done Right. The successful candidate will also demonstrate a coaching philosophy consistent with the philosophy of the Busline League and the Appleton School Department. A Maine Department of Education History Record Check (CHRC) is required. This is a stipend position.

Please contact Wendy (763-3818 or wendy.tricomi@fivetowns.net) at the School Union 69 Superintendent’s Office for an application. Along with the application, please submit three letters of recommendation and fingerprinting/CHRC documentation, if available, to:  Kate Clark, Superintendent of Schools, 444 Camden Road, Hope, ME 04847. EOE

 Part-Time Custodian - Lincolnville Central School

Position Description:  Maintains and cares for assigned areas of the school between the hours of 3:00 and 7:00 PM when school is in session. Hours during school vacation may be flexible.

Position Function:
Performs general cleaning and maintenance in school buildings; maintains equipment in functional condition; and provides cleaning and custodial assistance to students, teachers, visitors and others as necessary.
Performs related duties and work as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Cleans rooms, hallways, cafeterias, restrooms, offices, stairways, and other areas of building according to school district standards.
  • Sweeps, mops, buffs, strips, and waxes floors.
  • Cleans rugs, carpets, upholstered furniture, and blinds.
  • Washes walls, ceilings, woodwork, windows, doors, and sills.
  • Removes graffiti, cleans glass areas.
  • Replaces light bulbs.
  • Sets up and breaks down chairs, tables and equipment in meeting rooms, and functional rooms.
  • Clears snow from entrances and walks, and spreads sand and ice melting chemicals.
  • Receives deliveries and assists in unloading trucks and storing supplies.
  • Delivers supplies and materials to classrooms, bathrooms and other areas of the building.
  • Empties wastebaskets; picks up and removes trash and assists in recycling program.

Additional Duties:

  • Performs general cleaning, and repair work, particularly during school vacations.
  • Performs other related tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Note: The above description is illustrative of tasks and responsibilities. It is not meant to be all inclusive of every task or responsibility.

  • Uses hand tools of trade and related power equipment, including brooms, mops, floor cleaning and waxing machines, vacuum cleaners, snow blowers, shovels, power mower and hand tools.

    Safety Requirements
  • Follows all applicable safety rules, procedures and regulations governing the proper use of tools and power equipment used in the performance of duties.
  • Wears appropriate safety gear, including masks.
  • Must comply with school district's chemical hygiene program and follow MSDS sheets.

Travel Requirements

  • Occasional travel between schools, or between schools and central office, may be required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to follow oral or written work orders from supervisor, and to coordinate work with principal and others.
  • Ability to describe orally or in writing cleaning, maintenance or repair problems as needed.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to work in poor weather conditions, including heat, cold, rain, or snow.
  • Ability to work above ground from ladders and automatic lifts.
  • Ability to perform work according to standard procedures and schedule set forth by supervisor(s).
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • Prior experience preferred.
  • Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
  • Works in standard office and school building environments.
  • Ability to work outdoors in inclement weather conditions.
  • Ability to work with cleaning chemicals, solvents and contaminated trash, grasses, pollens, etc.

Qualifications Profile:

  • High School Diploma or completion of sufficient education to successfully perform the duties of the position.
  • Previous experience in building and cleaning maintenance desirable.
  • Must have current DOE fingerprinting or be able to obtain and pass a background check.

Salary:   Range from $18.72 to $21.62 per hour based on experience

Start Date:   ASAP

Interested applicants should send completed application, resume, and three current letters of reference to:

Kate Clark, Superintendent of Schools

School Union 69

444 Camden Rd.

Hope, ME 04847

Application Deadline:  Applications will close when a suitable candidate is found. To obtain an application, please go to union.fivetowns.net. Choose the Support Staff Application, which is found in the Employment Information section under the District Information tab. Applications may also be obtained at the Superintendent’s Office. Please call Wendy at 763-3818 for more information. EOE 

Special Education Ed Tech III - Lincolnville Central School

Lincolnville Central School is currently seeking a Special Education Ed Tech III to work with elementary aged children. This is a full-time position.

The Lincolnville Central School is a K-8 school of approximately 225 students located in Mid-Coast Maine.

If interested, please send a completed Educational Technician application, three letters of reference, Ed Tech Certification and CHRC/fingerprint documentation to: Kate Clark, Superintendent of Schools, 444 Camden Road, Hope, ME 04847.

Applications will close when a suitable candidate is found. Applications are available at the Superintendent’s Office, or by going to union.fivetowns.net  in the Employment Information section found under the District Employment tab.  Please call 763-3818 for more information. EOE.


Substitute Teachers for the Hope, Appleton and Lincolnville Schools

Pay scale for substitute teachers is as follows:

Subs with a four year degree (in anything):  $125/day

$135/day if more than 10 continuous days retroactive to day 1 (although we usually hire a sub with a teaching degree who then gets their per diem as a teacher pay)

Subs without a four year degree:  $100/day

$110 if more than 10 continuous days retroactive to day 1 (see above however)

For all job postings, visit: www.servingschools.com

Department of Education Certification/Fingerprinting