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Lead Preschool Teacher

GROWING SEEDS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Portland, OR
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Growing Seeds North is hiring a full-time Lead Preschool teacher (with at least 1 year of experience working with 3-5 year olds) to join our team of Early Childhood Professionals. We value flexibility, warmth, strong communication skills, and a commitment to learning and growing in this field.

We have twelve classrooms between two buildings (8 infant/toddler classrooms in our South Building, 4 preschool classrooms in our North Building). Our school has a farm in the Columbia Gorge and we are passionate about connecting children with natural environments. We are fortunate to have 6 play yards on site (divided by age cohort) and enjoy exploring our school neighborhood and local parks, as well.

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.

Teacher Requirements:

  • Registered with the Oregon Criminal Background Registry
  • First Aid/CPR, Food Handler's Card
  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect, Introduction to Childcare Health & Safety, Prevention is Better than Treatment, Oregon Safe Sleep certificates
  • 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)

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: www.growingseeds.net and then send your resume along with a cover letter explaining how you see your experience, education, and interests aligning with Growing Seeds. If you have a site/location preference, please indicate it in our cover letter and/or email. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We are following all requirements/recommendations from the Oregon Early Learning Division: https://oregonearlylearning.com/COVID-19-Resources

GROWING SEEDS CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER

Why Work Here?
Reggio inspired early learning program with values around nature, environmental impact, and anti-bias education.

Address

6505 NE M.L.K Blvd.

Portland, OR
USA

Industry

Education

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