Salary Range: $16.50-18.50 per hour
Benefits: 12 paid holidays per year. Generous PTO and affordable medical & dental insurance available to employees working 30hrs/wk or more.
Work Location: NE Portland with remote work option during lesson planning (between before- and after-school program)
Hours: This position is available either as 20hr/wk or 30hr/wk
This is a teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12. A lead teacher helps support the site director by developing and teaching curriculum each day as well as supporting students in social and emotional development. The lead teacher also serves as the substitute site director and should be able to manage the site in the absence of the site director. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with children ages 5-12 in a before and after school program using PBIS. There’s an option to work on lesson planning between the two shifts for additional hours.
• Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
• Work with the site director to develop curriculum and activities for the classroom
• Arrive on time to participate in team meetings or prepare the site for children
• Communicate with parents at drop off and pick up about specifics of each child’s day
• Become familiar with and adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
• Assist site director with turning in payments and paperwork to the main center and maintaining compliance with licensing rules
• Professionally collaborate with members of your site as well as other Neighborhood House sites
• Help site director to create and maintain behavior plans when needed
• Help to train new staff by reviewing expectations with them and coaching them through their first days
• Respond to emails, phone calls or other communication from site and program director
• Obtain 24 hours of training each licensing year and submit to ORO
• At least 1 year of experience working with children in a licensed facility or comparable program
• Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in working with children and education
• Knowledge of child development for ages K-12 with documentation to prove
• Educational and/or background in education or a related field preferred
• Experience writing and teaching curriculum
• Aid site director in overseeing and training other teachers
• Have or able to get CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
• Ability to send and receive email regularly
• Ability to manage shared online documents using basic word processing skills
• Ability to track own working hours online
OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES
• Reliable transportation
• Basic knowledge of excel, word and Google Docs as well as basic computer and internet skills
Benefits are available to staff working 30 hrs/wk or more and include low cost health and dental insurance (inc. vision and Rx) through Kaiser, long and short-term disability insurance, 403b plan and company paid life insurance.
Northeast/North Portland, OR