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Long-term Substitute Teacher Needed!

Childswork Learning Center is looking for long-term substitute teachers to finish the 2018-2019 school year!

Who We Are

We have been serving children ages 2-6 for more than 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 You Are

Qualified applicants are experienced and knowledgeable early childhood educators who can celebrate the wonders of childhood and learning. They believe children are capable learners that do meaningful work through play and investigation. They value family partnerships and communication. They can 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, and an eagerness to collaborate with coworkers and seek ongoing professional development.

Required for all lead staff at Childswork Learning Center

Oregon Registry Step 9.5 or above Associate, Bachelor or Master degree in ECE, Human Development or related field. Current First Aid and CPR training (within 90 days of hiring) Child Abuse Awareness Training (within 90 days of hiring) Criminal History Check (Central Background Registry)

Positions available

Long-term substitute positions are available supporting our morning program and our after-care program (called Explorers). Hours will vary with position, interested parties are encouraged to apply and make inquiries.

Salary starting range is $15.00-$21.00 per hour, dependent on education and experience. Benefits available after 90 days.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@childswork.org.

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

If interested, please review the qualifications and application process here.

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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.