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Childswork is seeking an Education Director. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter addressing how the candidate would best meet the job requirements to kim@childswork.org.

Applications are due via email by noon on April 18th.

Education Director Job Description


Childswork Learning Center will be hiring teachers for the 2014/15 school year.

Who We Are-

We have been serving children ages 2-6 for 30 years and have a rich history of constructivist education. We take inspiration from Piaget, Vygotsky, and the schools of Reggio Emilia. We engage in reflective practices and follow a curriculum based on the emerging interests and curiosities of children.

Our inquiry based approach values children, families and teachers as capable, life-long learners. Our staff are passionate, collaborative, creative, reflective and joyful professionals committed to children, families and community.

Who Are You?

Qualified applicants are experienced and knowledgeable early childhood educators who can celebrate the wonders of childhood and learning; believe children are capable learners that do meaningful work through play and investigation; value family partnerships and communication; collaborate with a teaching partner and colleagues to advance curriculum, environment, and documentation.

Highly Desired Qualifications
The most competitive candidates will have teaching experience, a commitment to reflective work with children, an eagerness to collaborate with coworkers and seek ongoing professional development.

Required for all lead staff at Childswork

  • Oregon Registry Step 9.5 or above
  • Associate, Bachelor or Master degree in ECE, Human Development or related.
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Child Abuse Awareness Training
  • Criminal History Check (Central Background Registry)

Salary starting range is $ 13.00 to 15.00 hourly (DOE), benefits available after 90 days

Applications will be accepted until Friday, April 25.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and list of 3 references to jobs@childswork.org. Paper submissions, phone calls, and misdirected emails will not be accepted.

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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.