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Infant & Toddler Teacher Assistant - $500 Signing Bonus

St James Lutheran Church Portland, OR

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $15 Hourly
  • Part-Time
Job Description

Infant & Toddler Teacher Assistant

Our established nonprofit childcare center located in downtown Portland is searching for a fantastic candidate to join our committed team of infant teachers. Our center’s culture relies heavily on a quality teaching staff, that work as partners with the families that we serve.

In this part time position, you will generally be working in the infant classroom from 2:30pm to 6:00pm, Monday through Friday. There is the opportunity for additional hours, as other staff take time off — its all dependent on your schedule and flexibility.

Your day might look like:

  • Setting up snacks, projects, etc.
  • Cleaning up after meals, projects.
  • Diapering children as needed.
  • Modeling desirable behaviors in the classroom environment.
  • Engaging with children in our play based program.
  • Maintaining a flexible attitude, and showing the ability to accept suggestions and following directions.

Before employment can begin, you MUST be enrolled in the Central Background Registry (CBR). You must also have completed Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Training, and possess a valid food handler card and complete the online Introduction to Childcare Health and Safety training. All of these certifications must be in your possession by the first day of employment. We will compensate for all required training after employment at the school begins. Additionally, we will provide funds for CPR/AED and First Aid training within the first thirty days of employment.

  • Central Background Registry

  • Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN)

  • Food Handler Card

  • Introduction to Childcare Health and Safety.

There is a $500 signing bonus for any candidate hired, awarded on your 90 day anniversary.  

This position will start at $15.00 per hour. Because this is a part time position, there are no additional benefits. Our center has no private parking, so public transportation is encouraged.

You can learn more about our program at:

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At St. James Child Development Center, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, the children and families we serve, and our community. St. James Child Development Center is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.”

St James Lutheran Church

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1315 SW Park Avenue

Portland, OR
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