Maine educators looking to teach online can teach in our partner schools across the country over livestreamed video. If you have a standard or professional license in Maine, Proximity Learning can support you through the license reciprocity process to work in states where this is required.
Proximity Learning teachers are not only certified, background checked, and experienced, but they're also dynamic, engaging, and caring. Learn more about our online teaching jobs in Maine.
Maine is facing critical teacher shortages, especially in the rural areas of the state. When districts cannot find qualified teachers, they hire long-term substitutes and uncertified instructors to fill classes. A report from the University of Maine says, “The quality and breadth of the academic program available to students may also be diminished when schools cannot find teachers to offer certain courses or curricula. Larger class sizes or a lack of high-quality teachers may make it more difficult for students to achieve proficiency on state learning standards.”
Ultimately, the most recent teacher shortage report shows 689 teacher vacancies plus 485 under-qualified teachers in Nevada during the 2018-19 school year.
In April 2021, Frontline Education surveyed 1,200 district leaders to discover that two out of three respondents reported having teacher shortages in their schools. This is a record high since launching the survey in 2015.
Could live online instruction from Proximity Learning benefit your school district?