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Childswork Learning Center


SE Portland QRIS 5 Star rated Early Childhood Center is looking for a Part-Time Afternoon Teacher in our Before and Aftercare Program

Are you a positive, joyful, passionate candidate with experience teaching in pre-school classrooms?

Education & Experience required:

CDA – Oregon State Certified, AA/AS degree in ECE, BA or MA in ECE, Early Elementary Education, Child Development, or educationally related field

Experience in:

  • Teaching pre-school children in a certified center classroom setting
  • Observing and documenting children’s learning

Only candidates with necessary education and experience will be considered.

Perfect candidate will:

  • Be energetic, self-motivated and flexible.
  • Be able to work collaboratively with a variety of teachers.

Your work will include:

  • Working with children ages 3 -6 in an aftercare classroom setting.
  • Working collaboratively with other teachers to meet the unique needs of children in a full-day program.
  • Engaging children in planned and free-choice activities.
  • Working with children in large and small group settings.

Position Details:

  • Monday – Friday: 12:15 pm – 4:30 pm
  • School year position with possible summer employment opportunity
  • Includes some closing duties.
  • Medical and dental w/ partial pay-in by employee. Sick time, paid holidays and vacation.
  • Start Date: Available immediately upon enrollment in the Oregon Office of Child Care Central Background Registry (Criminal History)
  • Pay Scale: Dependent on Experience and Education

Other requirements:

  • Certificate in Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Current Adult /Child 1st Aid/ CPR
  • Current Oregon Food Handler Card (Multnomah County)
  • Enrollment in the Oregon Professional Development Step Registry
  • Attain 24 professional development training hours - Childswork provides 15 hours in-house.
  • Attend monthly Explorers and Staff meetings

Email a cover letter & resume to jobs@childswork.org.

Childswork is always looking for great teachers to join our sub list.

If interested please contact Laurie Jorgensen.

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About Childswork

Childswork Learning Center is a non-profit early childhood education school located in Southeast Portland, Oregon. Since 1984, our school has served a diverse population of children and families, focusing on the development of the whole child with respect and compassion.

Childswork is a safe place for children to explore, take chances, make messes and learn through play. At Childswork we nurture wonder, we embrace joy, and we foster discovery.

Rights of Participation

No person shall be denied the services or facilities of this organization or be excluded from participation or services because of race, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, creed, religion, handicap, or national origin; discrimination of any kind is expressly prohibited.