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Preschool Support Teacher / Early Childhood Professional (Portland)

6505 NE MLK Blvd. near Rosa Parks Blvd.

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compensation: DOE
employment type: full-time

Growing Seeds North Learning Community is hiring a full-time Support Teacher to join our team of early childhood professionals! We have twelve classrooms between two buildings and five play yards. We are also interviewing for part-time afternoon Support Teacher positions.

We serve children ages 6 weeks old - 5 years old and their families. Support Teachers substitute and cover classroom breaks, lunches, planning, and meeting times. They also help to keep our school clean and organized. We value flexibility, strong communication skills, and commitment to learning and growth. Many of our Support Teachers have been promoted to classroom positions!

We are guided by a combination of philosophies and practices, including RIE (Resources for Infant Educarers), Reggio Emilia, PBIS, and Constructivism, and we are passionate about connecting children with natural environments, farm to table meals (Growing Seeds has a farm!) social justice, and anti-bias education.

Support Teacher Requirements:
- Registered with the Oregon Criminal Background Registry
- First Aid/CPR, Food Handler's Card within 90 days of employment
- Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect and Introduction to Childcare Health & Safety class within 30 days of employment
- Teacher Qualified (Licensing Requirement: 1500 hours of early childhood experience gained with a group of the same children in at least 3 hour blocks within a 36-month period in a certified setting)

We offer generous benefits after 90 days of full time employment, including medical/dental insurance, paid time off, annual paid vacation, education/professional development stipends, memberships to local community centers, annual salary increases based on performance, and fun staff parties/events!

Please visit our website to learn more about us before applying: and then send your resume along with a cover letter explaining how you see your experience, education, and interests aligning with Growing Seeds. We look forward to hearing from you!

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7020590904



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