The stories I hear ... Kids' imaginations are a beautiful thing!

- Sharon J. BurgessPortland Public Schools

Maine is looking for elementary teachers to work closely with students and to help them learn a myriad of skills, including reading, writing, math, history and the arts. Teaching in Maine will keep your brain constantly engaged while finding creative ways to teach and connect with students.

Elementary teachers in Maine enjoy many perks such as salaries that grow based on experience and education, vacation time that coincides with that of your family, health insurance and a competitive retirement packages.

In addition, the mountains of western Maine feature some of the best hiking and skiing in the country. Northern Maine has a rugged tradition of agriculture and eastern Maine boasts an amazing coastline.


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