WorkSource Oregon Neighborhood House - Toddler Teacher in Portland, Oregon

Job Title: PCLC - Teacher - Toddlers Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center Reports To: Program Manager Pay Rate: $13-15/hr Type: Full-time non-exempt POSITION SUMMARY The Teacher is dedicated to the development of the whole child and creates and engages in interactive and fun activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned). ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day Share leadership and teaching responsibilities with lead and/or assistant teachers Create environment that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families Support the philosophy that children learn through play Respect ethnic and cultural differences Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulation requirements Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available Attend and participate in meetings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This position does not supervise. QUALIFICATIONS Coursework in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred Step 8.5 on Oregon Registry Preschool CDA Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community 2+ years of early childhood education experience working in licensed center 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred Skills to set and maintain professional boundaries with families Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail Enrollment in the Child Care Division Central Background Registry and willing to obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment: First Aid and Infant CPR certification Food Handlers Card