Careers


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Neighborhood House is always looking for qualified, caring and committed people to join our staff. Our team members enjoy a major benefit--knowing their work changes lives and makes our community stronger. Neighborhood House is an equal opportunity employer. We deeply value and encourage cultural diversity in all our programs.


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Americans with Disabilities Act

It is the policy of Neighborhood House that we acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a college community. We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons that are a part of our community and further strive to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity.


Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Neighborhood House does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, genetics, or veteran status, gender identity, or any other basis prohibited by local, state or federal law. This policy complies with letter of applicable federal and local laws, including Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.


Commitment to Equity

Neighborhood House's program participants represent a remarkably diverse mix of ethnicities and cultures. To meet the needs of these diverse communities, Neighborhood House offers culturally-specific services for African, Latino, Middle Eastern and Russian immigrants in various programs. We have many bilingual staff who speak Spanish, Russian and Somali and other African languages to effectively reach out to non-English speakers and to insure they feel welcome and are getting the help they need. We believe an equitable workforce will strengthen and enrich our organization and strongly encourage all qualified persons to apply regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or otherwise.

Internships
 


***Now accepting applications for our Equity in Education Internship Program***

 

The program runs January to March, and Interns must be able to commit for a 10 week, 5-6 hours per week schedule.

 

Position Descriptions can be found here.
 

Internship Application

 

Send completed application and resume to cvaughn@nhpdx.org

 

CURRENT OPENINGS

Who we are:

Neighborhood House is here for families facing hunger and homelessness, vulnerable seniors, and children who need help in school


What we do:

Neighborhood House assists vulnerable people living in the greater Portland area. Our programs serve disadvantaged children needing help to be successful in school, families facing hunger and homelessness, and seniors needing support so they can remain living active and independent lives.


Neighborhood House’s program participants represent a remarkably diverse mix of ethnicities and cultures. We believe an equitable workforce will strengthen and enrich our organization and strongly encourage all qualified persons to apply regardless of race, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, or otherwise.


What we offer our employees:

Neighborhood House believes our employees are our best investment. Because of this, we provide an excellent full-time (30 hours and above) benefits package including low-cost medical insurance, low-cost dental insurance, paid life insurance, paid long term disability insurance, 403b retirement, FSA, and more. We also offer a generous paid time off policy, 11 paid holidays a year, and a flexible working schedule for most positions. Finally Neighborhood House employees are eligible for credit in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

 

 

To view all current job openings follow this link, or continue on to see the individual postings below.

 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&ccId=19000101_000001&type=MP&lang=en_US

 


 

Job Title: Head Start – Kitchen Assistant

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Full time (30-hour work week for 42-43 weeks per program year between mid-August and the beginning of June)

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for assisting the Head Cook in all aspects of food service for the Head Start and Early Head Start program, including appropriate preparation and serving of planned meals and maintaining a clean food preparation environment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Assist in the completion of accurate and detailed recipes for the meals on the menu.

Assist in preparing breakfasts and lunches, act as lead in the preparation of snacks and ensure that the food is maintained and transported at appropriate temperatures. 

Transport breakfasts and lunches to all classrooms and ensure the appropriate kinds and quantities of food are transported to sites as needed.

Assist in purchasing food and food services supplies and purchase food and supplies from area grocery stores as needed.

Assist in maintaining a food inventory at all sites

Assist in cleaning and sanitizing all equipment used in the meal service (including dishes, pots and utensils, kitchen counters) on a daily basis and monthly on major equipment such as (refrigerator, stoves, microwave).

Assist in maintaining an inventory of equipment at all sites.

Assist in cleaning the cupboards and other storage areas.

Responsible for cleaning food delivery van weekly.

Attend CACFP and other food, sanitation and nutrition trainings as needed and required.

Attend all Head Start staff meetings and trainings and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or GED and one (1) year experience cooking for large groups; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience with preschool aged children. Experience or ability to learn CACFP guidelines and record keeping. 

Knowledge of CACFP food components, serving sizes and basic nutrition. Basic organization and planning skills and excellent food preparation and sanitation skills required.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and troubleshooting skills.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise.

QUALIFICATIONS

Demonstrated proficiency in handling confidential nature; ability to assume a high degree of responsibility; ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups; and ability to work independently. Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises, and solve problems as needed.

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers. Ability to work as a team player. 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication, division and measuring. 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Ability to obtain Food Handler’s Card within one (1) week of hire; reimbursed by Neighborhood House.

Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry; reimbursed by Neighborhood House.

Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test.

Require own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and have/maintain car insurance acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to move and stand for long periods of time; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is frequently required to walk, kneel, or crouch. The employee must carry 50 pounds and climb up and down stairs carrying 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required to balance competing demands of callers, walk-ins and other interruptions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=250629&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

What Sets Peninsula Children’s Learning Center Apart:

  • 3 hours of weekly planning time for teachers
  • 1:4 ratio in 0-3 program; 1:10 ratio in 3-5 program
  • Built in support staff to cover breaks, planning and lunches
  • Beautiful, large playground with plenty of opportunities for nature-based play
  • Large common area where children and families congregate
  • Beautiful, historic building with spacious classrooms and lots of natural light
  • Sliding fee tuition scale to support families of all income levels
  • Tuition discounts for employees
  • Early Head Start community partner
  • 24 hours of in-house professional development yearly
  • Early childhood mental health consultants
  • Community celebrations throughout the year
  • Cozy teacher planning library
  • Well-stocked resource/work room
  • Comfortable break room with complimentary tea

 

Job Title: Infant Teacher (ages 0-3)

Department: PCLC

Reports To: PCLC director

Pay: $14-$15/hr

Type: Full time


Note:  Teachers with RIE (resources for infant educarers) experience preferred


The Early Childhood Education Teacher at Peninsula Children’s Learning Center (PCLC) is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team.
  • Create an intentional learning environment  which facilitates children’s exploration that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner
  • Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations
  • Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child’s educational process
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required.
  • Performing Opening/Closing duties for the room assigned if assigned opening or closing shift.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Course work in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 or higher on Oregon Registry
  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience working in a licensed center
  • 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred
  • Teacher will commit to and follow the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct
  • 24 hours of ongoing professional development to meet QRIS standards and manage these hours through ORO independently
  • Staying current with knowledge and research of early childhood education and care

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise


OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Able to set and maintain professional boundaries with families and children
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solve.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Enrollment in the CCD Criminal History Registry and maintain this.
  • Obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment and maintain:
    1. First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    2. Oregon Food Handlers card
    3. Enrollment in Oregon Registry Online
    4. Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; regularly kneel, bend and sit on the floor to attend to children’s needs.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure children’s well-being.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in daily work. Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities. Interact on the playground with children and spread out from other teachers to be able to appropriately supervise play.

HAZARD RISK 

This position has been determined not to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  This employee is required to take the standardized annual hazard communication training prior to working. 


Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –


This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=249253&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

What Sets Peninsula Children’s Learning Center Apart:

  • 3 hours of weekly planning time for teachers
  • 1:4 ratio in 0-3 program; 1:10 ratio in 3-5 program
  • Built in support staff to cover breaks, planning and lunches
  • Beautiful, large playground with plenty of opportunities for nature-based play
  • Large common area where children and families congregate
  • Beautiful, historic building with spacious classrooms and lots of natural light
  • Sliding fee tuition scale to support families of all income levels
  • Tuition discounts for employees
  • Early Head Start community partner
  • 24 hours of in-house professional development yearly
  • Early childhood mental health consultants
  • Community celebrations throughout the year
  • Cozy teacher planning library
  • Well-stocked resource/work room
  • Comfortable break room with complimentary tea

 

Job Title: Pre-K Relief Teacher

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Reports To: PCLC Department Manager

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full Time


POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher at Peninsula Children's Learning Center (PCLC) is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day 
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children.
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children 
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily 
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team 
  • Create an intentional learning environment which facilitates children's exploration that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years 
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner 8. Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) 
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations --Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals 
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities 
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format 
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness 
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning 
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child 
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families 
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child's educational process 
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality 
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children 
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available 
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required. 
  • Performing Opening/Closing duties for the room assigned if assigned opening or closing shift.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
  • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
  • Food Handlers Card
  • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  1. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  2. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  3. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  4. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  5. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  6. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  7. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

We are located on the MAX line. Check out our website at penchild.org.


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solve.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must be able to stand up to 95% of the day and sustain a high level of energy. Must be able to regularly kneel, bend, and sit on the floor to attend to children's needs. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time using a computer monitor and keyboard; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. the employee must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure children's well-being. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters. Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in daily work. Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities. Interact on the playground with children and spread out from other teachers to be able to appropriately supervise play 


Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods:


This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=249257&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org


Job Title: Teacher – Early Head Start

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Head Start Program Manager

Pay: $16.50-$17.50/hour based on experience

Type: Full Time


POSITION SUMMARY

Neighborhood House’s American Indian, Native Alaskan Early Head Start program provides an opportunity for participants to learn, grow, and thrive in a culturally rich environment that emphasizes parents as primary teachers, a co-operative environment between families, teachers, family advocates, and other staff, connection to community resources, and learning through child-led play. Our program is designed to meet the needs of infants and toddlers to foster positive and appropriate social, emotional, cognitive, physical, and literacy development, so our community’s children and families are stronger for life.


This position will be responsible for lead classroom operations in a team-teaching environment that follows Oregon Childcare Division licensure requirements and Head Start Performance Standards, using effective Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies GOLD (TS GOLD), nurturing the well-being of children and implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) strategies.


This position is a based on a 40 hour work week full year position. Pay:$16.50-$17.50/hour and based on experience.


Preference in hiring given to qualified teacher with Native American heritage.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

Classroom Management

  • Establish and maintain a positive classroom climate, utilizing PBIS framework
  • Ensure the safety of children and staff in the classroom at all times and monitor the physical and social/emotional wellbeing of the children while relating to each child with acceptance, understanding, and care
  • Supervise students in order to protect students from conditions harmful to learning, mental and physical health, and safety
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, staff, equipment, materials, and facilities, indoors and outdoors
  • Ensure the classroom supplies and children’s art, routine charts, word labels, etc. are at the children’s eye level and easily accessible
  • Follow a consistent routine which includes: small and large group activities, skill development, choice-time, music and art, structured physical activity, free play, and effective transitions between activities
  • Arrange the classroom environment to encourage exploration, problem solving, team-building/positive socialization, choice-making, and an area for down time
  • Assist in setup and cleanup of activities, projects, and meals both in the classroom and outside
  • Assist with diaper changes and potty training according to policy and procedures and according to each child’s developmental ability.
  • Ensure all adults in the classroom understand and practice positive behavior management and understand the safety, health, and emergency management policies and procedure

 

Curriculum Development, Implementation, and Assessment

  • Develop and implement appropriate lesson plans using Creative Curriculum, classroom observations and data from various assessment tools by:
    • Leading the teaching team in develping and implementing developmentally appropriate lesson plans that include all developmental domains (social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language/literacy);
    • Ensuring lessn plans are both children and teacher directed, inclusive of all children and utilize an anti-bias curriculum based on the needs, abilities, and interests of enrolled children;
    • Establish weekly, mnthly, and yearly goals that promote individual and group educational plans and include Head Start Performance Standard requirements;
    • Submitting weekly lessn plans to the Education Coordinator and post lesson plans in the classroom;
    • Ensuring Individualized Learning Plans (ILP) and Individual Family Services Plans (IFSP) gals/strategies are incorporated into weekly lesson planning and classroom set-up
  • Participate in monthly Professional Learning Communities (PLC), that may include other lead teachers, the classroom teaching staff, the Education, Inclusion, and Health and Family Services Coordinators, other staff, as well as with classroom Family Advocate

 

Family Engagement and Support

  • Promote a classroom and site atmosphere that reinforces meaningful involvement of families and volunteers, e.g. reading, leading an activity, introducing family culture
  • Support the role of families as the first and primary teachers of their children and assist families in understanding child development and positive parenting techniques
  • Conduct the required twice yearly parent/teacher conferences and home visits for the purpose of developing and updating the child’s ILP, supporting the family to meet their own parenting goals, and to share information about progress and educational strategies in the classroom and at home
  • Educate families on the importance of quality preschool and assist them in the transition of their child to the toddler or preschool classroom.
  • Communicate regularly with families about their child’s progress in the classroom, as well as review the results and implications of all developmental screenings, throughout the program year
  • Regularly meet with the family advocate assigned to the classroom to discuss child and family updates and concerns
  • Assist in the planning of and actively participate in family engagement events

 

Program Management

  • Develop and update a written ILP for each child with parent input and, if applicable, include IFSP goals in the ILP plan and document in Child Plus as they occur
  • Document observations of children and finalize checkpoints in TS GOLD for each child three times a year according to established timelines
  • Maintain accurate records in child files and Child Plus based on program policies
  • Document bi-yearly home visits, in Child Plus within 2 weeks after they occur
  • Complete and document required Ages and Stages (ASQ & ASQ:SE) developmental screenings within 45 days of child first entering program and interpret the screening results with the Inclusion Coordinator to determine if further evaluation is needed
  • Work with admin staff to utilize classroom assessments to improve child, family, and program outcomes
  • Meet with the early intervention team for each child with an IFSP to coordinate disabilities services once per year and as needed thereafter

 

Other

  • Assist in program policy and procedure development and updating as needed
  • Participate in program and agency committees when available
  • Attend all Head Start and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings
  • Attend and actively participate in required trainings and appropriate professional development opportunities
  • Engage in regular self-assessment and supervisor assessment of job performance
  • Participate in the program’s annual self-assessment as required
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of early childhood development and general principles of early childhood education and developmentally appropriate, multi-cultural, anti-bias curriculum for 0-3 years old is REQUIRED. Preference in hiring given to qualified teacher with Native American heritage.


An Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or Child Development; or a related degree with coursework that includes 30 quarter/20 semester college credits in ECE, Child Development, Elementary Education, or Special Education; and 1 year of experience teaching 0-3 year old children in an early childhood education setting; and STEP 8.5 or higher on the Oregon Registry or equivalent combination of education and experience REQUIRED.


Basic Proficiency of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher


Basic Proficiency of Outlook Mail, Calendar, and One Drive


Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD preferred


Direct experience working with parents is preferred


Ability to speak conversationally in one of the languages spoken by the client base preferred


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position has no direct supervision but will be the lead in the classroom and will be expected to mentor and support the professional growth of the classroom teaching staff, as well as ensure all adults in the room understand program policies, procedures, and requirements.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to model positive and appropriate interactions with children and other adults
  • Ability to assume a high degree of responsibility
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive matters in a confidential nature

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division


REASONING ABILITY

Excellent interpersonal skills in the areas of problem-solving, conflict resolution, group planning, and decision-making processes 


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • At time of hire must be currently enrolled in the Oregon Child Care Division Central Background Registry (CBR) and must be able to maintain current enrollment at all times of employment
  • Within 30 days of employment must attain and maintain current certification of:
    • Adult and Pediatric CPR &b First Aid Certificatin
    • Fod Handler’s Card
  • Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test
  • Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry Step Program
  • This position requires own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and continuous coverage of car insurance (acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider)

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Occasional sitting using a computer monitor and keyboard

Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching

Frequent sitting on child size chairs and on the floor with children

Ability to physically engage with and run after children daily

The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, kneel, or crouch

The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required to balance competing demands of callers, walk-ins and other interruptions. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=249766&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

What Sets Peninsula Children’s Learning Center Apart:

  • 3 hours of weekly planning time for teachers
  • 1:4 ratio in 0-3 program; 1:10 ratio in 3-5 program
  • Built in support staff to cover breaks, planning and lunches
  • Beautiful, large playground with plenty of opportunities for nature-based play
  • Large common area where children and families congregate
  • Beautiful, historic building with spacious classrooms and lots of natural light
  • Sliding fee tuition scale to support families of all income levels
  • Tuition discounts for employees
  • Early Head Start community partner
  • 24 hours of in-house professional development yearly
  • Early childhood mental health consultants
  • Community celebrations throughout the year
  • Cozy teacher planning library
  • Well-stocked resource/work room
  • Comfortable break room with complimentary tea

 

Job Title: Relief Teacher - Infants

Department: Peninsula Childrens Learning Center

Reports To: PCLC Department Manager

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full Time


POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher at Peninsula Children's Learning Center (PCLC) is dedicated to the development to the whole child and creates and engages in interactive activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day 
  • Interaction and engagement with children should be eye to eye and responsive in efforts to build strong relationships with children.
  • Provide Positive discipline/PBIS techniques for children 
  • Give children positive and specific feedback daily 
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities through collaboration with co-, lead and/or assistant teachers. Direct communication with co-workers and the age group team 
  • Create an intentional learning environment which facilitates children's exploration that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years 
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner 8. Implement and comply with Oregon Child Care licensing, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and Oregon Department of Education (ODE) Child Nutrition Program (CNP) requirements for the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) 
  • Provide an environment that promotes good health and nutrition, instruction and meal conversations --Follow procedures for maintaining CACFP records; accurately count and report CACFP reimbursable meals 
  • Help children develop basic health habits and plan health and educational activities 
  • Promote and support the physical, emotional, and intellectual development of children through a planned, culturally and developmentally appropriate emergent curriculum using intelligent materials and the Creative Curriculum format 
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness 
  • Observe children using TS Gold and maintain anecdotal records to track growth, development and learning 
  • Create and maintain portfolios which include work samples, anecdotal dictations and photographs which reflect the learning of each child 
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families 
  • Appreciate and work with children and families particularly those from a culturally and/or socio-economically diverse background and partner with families to involve them in their child's educational process 
  • Make contact with families through a variety of methods and maintain confidentiality 
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children 
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulatory requirements including QRIS
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available 
  • Attend and participate in meetings, trainings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested and/or required. 
  • Performing Opening/Closing duties for the room assigned if assigned opening or closing shift.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card
    • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  1. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  2. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  3. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  4. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  5. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  6. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  7. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

We are located on the MAX line. Check out our website at penchild.org.


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solve.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must be able to stand up to 95% of the day and sustain a high level of energy. Must be able to regularly kneel, bend, and sit on the floor to attend to children's needs. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time using a computer monitor and keyboard; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. the employee must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure children's well-being. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters. Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in daily work. Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities. Interact on the playground with children and spread out from other teachers to be able to appropriately supervise play 


Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods:


This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=249255&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: Lead Teacher – Boise/Eliot Elementary

Department: School Age Program

Reports To: Program Director

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full Time nonexempt


Note: This positions hours are from 6:30am- 10:30am and 1:00-5:00pm


POSITION SUMMARY

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
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up about specifics of each child’s day
  • Attend all meetings or trainings
  • Help to obtain and serve snacks
  • Develop curriculum and activities for the classroom a minimum of two weeks in advance of planned teaching date (and submit to site director)
  • Assist site director with any delegated duties such as turning in payments and paperwork to the main center, making copies, and maintaining compliance with licensing rules
  • Become familiar with and adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Professionally collaborate with members of your site as well as other Neighborhood House sites
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Help site director to create and maintain behavior plans when needed
  • Report to the site director
  • Help to train new staff by reviewing expectations with them and coaching them through their first days on staff
  • Respond daily to email, phone calls or other communication from site director, program director or Human Resources
  • Obtain 24 hours of training each licensing year and submit to ORO
  • Arrive to your site a minimum of 45 min. before your shift begins to prepare the site for the children

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • At least 1 year of experience working with children in a licensed facility or comparable program
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Knowledge of child development for ages K-12 with documentation to prove such as college transcripts, training certificates, CDA or at least step 7 in the Oregon Registry
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-6:00pm daily as scheduled, ability to be flexible
  • Basic knowledge of the internet

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Aid site director in overseeing and training other teachers

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Educational and/ or experiential background in education or a related field
  • Experience writing and teaching curriculum
  • 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
  • Ability to fluently speak a language in addition to English is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of excel and word and Google Docs (or other similar programs) as well as basic computer and internet skills

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solving.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=248406&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: Floating Teacher

Department: PCLC Early child education

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part time

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position at an early childhood education center with kids ages 6 weeks-5 years. The center is open 7am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and regular hours will be within this timeframe. A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in an early childhood center in N Portland

Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up

Serve meals and snacks in accordance with developmental best practices and USDA standards

Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and center rules and requirements

Work in classrooms with a 4:1 or 10:1 ratio depending on children’s age, assisting lead teachers in all aspects of developmentally appropriate childcare

Report to the operations director

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Some experience working with young children

Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education

Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number

Available between the hours of 7am and 6pm; regular schedule will be assigned

Basic computer knowledge including email

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

 

Qualifications

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card
    • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  2. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  3. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  4. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  5. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  6. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  7. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  8. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

 

We are located on the MAX line. Check out our website at penchild.org.

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

 

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=122254&lang=en_US&source=CC3Opens a New Window.

 

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

 

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: Substitute teacher

Department: Peninsula Children’s Learning Center

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay: $12/hr

Type: Part time

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position at an early childhood education center with kids ages 6 weeks-5 years. The center is open 7am – 6pm, Monday through Friday and regular hours will be within this timeframe. A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent. This position requires a person who is reliable, flexible and can take initiative.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with children ages 6 weeks to 5 years in an early childhood center in N Portland

Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up

Serve meals and snacks in accordance with developmental best practices and USDA standards

Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and center rules and requirements

Work in classrooms with a 4:1 or 10:1 ratio depending on children’s age, assisting lead teachers in all aspects of developmentally appropriate childcare

Report to the operations director

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Some experience working with young children

Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education

Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number

Available between the hours of 7am and 6pm; regular schedule will be assigned

Basic computer knowledge including email

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Enrollment in the Child Care Division Criminal History Registry and willing to obtain the following within the first 90 days of employment:
  • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
  • Food Handlers Card
  • Child Abuse Reporting and Prevention training
  1. A Step 8 or higher on the Oregon Registry (AA in Early Childhood Education or higher preferred)
  2. Computer ability to keep online child portfolios and assessments (TS GOLD)
  3. Ability to sit, bend, and lift up to 50 lbs
  4. Ability to quickly move around a classroom or playground
  5. Ability to physically move, lift, or control children in unsafe or emergency situations
  6. Ability to read, write, and understand verbal and written English
  7. Ability to maintain educational/training hours as outlined by state licensing agency and center

 

We are located on the MAX line. Check out our website at penchild.org.

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:
To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

 

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=245212&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.

 

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

 

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: PCLC Preschool Teacher

Department: Peninsula Children's Learning Center

Reports To: Program Manager

Pay Rate: $13-15/hr

Type: Full-time non-exempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Teacher is dedicated to the development of the whole child and creates and engages in interactive and fun activities that promote the social, physical, emotional and intellectual growth of children ages six weeks to five years (depending on classroom assigned).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach classroom of up to twenty young children (depending on age) for up to eight hours/day
  • Share leadership and teaching responsibilities with lead and/or assistant teachers
  • Create environment that provides a rich variety of physical, social, emotional, cognitive and language experiences for children ages six weeks to five years
  • Co-supervise classroom volunteers in professional and supportive manner
  • Maintain classroom records, cleanliness and orderliness
  • Engage with and be responsive to current and prospective families
  • Support the philosophy that children learn through play
  • Respect ethnic and cultural differences
  • Comply with all PCLC and governmental regulations regarding the care of children
  • Complete timely and accurate documentation according to school and other licensing or regulation requirements
  • Assist in and accept responsibility for temporary duties if other personnel are not available
  • Attend and participate in meetings, events, and parent/family meetings as requested

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Coursework in Early Childhood Education, A.A. or B.A. preferred
  • Step 8.5 on Oregon Registry
  • Preschool CDA
  • Experience working in a culturally, racially, and economically diverse community
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience working in licensed center
  • 1+ years of direct experience in licensed center working with assigned age group preferred
  • Able to set and maintain professional boundaries with families\
  • Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Enrollment in the Child Care Division Central Background Registry and willing to obtain the following or supply documentation of prior training within the first 90 days of employment:
    • First Aid and Infant CPR certification
    • Food Handlers Card

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solve.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities while performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee must be able to stand up to 95% of the day and sustain a high level of energy. Must be able to regularly kneel, bend, and sit on the floor to attend to children's needs. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time using a computer monitor and keyboard; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities to monitor the environment and assure children's well-being.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters. Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in daily work. Depending on activities and season, may be required to be outdoors for regular, prolonged activities. Interact on the playground with children and spread out from other teachers to be able to appropriately supervise play

 

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK: This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter via one of the following methods –

 

This Posting:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=130693&lang=en_US&source=CC3Opens a New Window.

 

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

 

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org

 

Job Title: Floater/Substitute Teacher - Sabin Elementary

Department: School Age Program

Reports To: Program Director

Pay: $12.50/hr

Type: Part time


Note: This positions hours are from 1:30-5:30pm


POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12.  Regular hours are between 2:30-6pm with some possible morning and mid- day hours.  A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent.  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
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Serve snacks
  • Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, under the supervision of a teacher qualified staff member, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Report to the site director
  • Obtain a minimum of 15 hours of job related training per licensing year and submit to ORO
  • Be available to work at a different site with very little notice
  • Arrive to your site a minimum of 45 minutes before the students arrive
  • Assist teachers with daily set up and preparation for the day

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Some experience working with children
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm as needed
  • Basic knowledge of the internet and ability to use
  • If this person is teacher qualified, please also see the Teacher job description

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • none

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 15 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Knowledge of using email

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Reliable transportation


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability in problem solving.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=248410&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org


Job Title: Home Visitor – Early Oregon Pre-Kindergarten

Department: Head Start

Reports To: Head Start Program Manager

Pay: $16.50-$18.00 based on experience.

Type: Full time


POSITION SUMMARY

Neighborhood House’s Early Oregon Pre-Kindergarten (EOPK) Home Based program provides an opportunity for participants to learn, grow, and thrive in an environment that emphasizes parents as primary teachers. Our EOPK Home Based program provides families a connection to community resources and promotes positive parenting skills and guidance about child development and learning through child-led play.


This position will be responsible for case management of 10 participants (ages 0-3 years old) and their families consistent with Head Start Performance Standards and other requirements, utilizing Parent’s As Teachers (PATs) Curriculum, and Teaching Strategies GOLD (TS GOLD) and Keys to Interactive Parenting Scale (KIPS) assessments, as well as nurturing their well-being of children and implementing Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) strategies. 


This position is based on a 40 hour work week and is a full year program.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Home Visits

  • Complete 46 weekly home visits, each 90 minutes in duration, with each assigned family 
  • Assist parents in promoting optimal development of their child by:
    • assisting parents in gaining awareness of child development and positive and effective parenting strategies;
    • utilizing PATs curriculum during each home visit;
    • involving parents in the developmental screening of their child within 45 days of beginning the program, utilizing the Ages and Stages Questionaire (ASQs)  and interpret the screening results with the Inclusion Coordinator to determine if further evaluation is needed;
    • involving parents in developing, implementing, and updating Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) for their child and adapt home visits based on them;
  • Assist parents in promoting optimal health and wellness of their child by:
    • assessing medical insurance and medical and dental home status within 30 days of child beginning program and help families establish services, if needed;
    • facilitating or conducting oral, hearing, vision, growth, and nutrition screenings and assessments within 45 days of child beginning program;
    • promoting the importance of preventative and on-going health services for all family members;
    • tracking immunization status throughout the program year;
    • assisting families in developing family health plans/goals;
    • providing basic health and wellness education and information based on updated science-based research;
  • Promote family engagement and support by:
    • establishing a positive and trust based working relationship;
    • working with families to establish short term and long term goals that promote self-sufficiency and family resiliency skills;
    • provide information on community resources and how to access them;
    • assist families in recognizing family risk factors, such as domestic violence, child abuse, substance abuse, immigration issues, and housing issues and assist families in developing a plan to resolve the issues;

 

Group Socials

  • Collaborate with home visitor team in planning and implementing 20 group socials per program year, in a classroom setting that are developmentally appropriate
  • Promote a classroom atmosphere that reinforces meaningful involvement of families, e.g. reading, leading an activity, introducing family culture
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, staff, equipment, materials, and facilities, indoors and outdoors
  • Ensure the classroom supplies and children’s art, routine charts, word labels, etc. are at the children’s eye level and easily accessible
  • Follow a consistent routine which includes: small and large group activities, skill development, choice-time, music and art, structured physical activity, free play, and effective transitions between activities
  • Arrange the classroom environment to encourage exploration, problem solving, team-building/positive socialization, choice-making, and an area for down time
  • Ensure all adults in the classroom understand and practice positive behavior management and know the safety, health, and emergency management policies and procedures

 

Program Management

  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation of home visits, assessments, family goals, and referrals
  • Maintain accurate records in child files and Child Plus based on program policies
  • Document observations of children and finalize checkpoints in TS GOLD for each child, three times a year according to established timelines
  • Submit monthly program reports to Supervisor
  • Meet weekly with home visitor team to collaborate on program
  • Participate in monthly Professional Learning Communities (PLC), that may include other home visitors, Program Coordinators, as well as Family Advocate who has same family on case load
  • Meet monthly with Supervisor

 

Other

  • Assist in program policy and procedure development and updating, as needed
  • Participate in program and agency committees when available
  • Attend all Head Start and Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings
  • Attend and actively participate in required trainings and appropriate professional development opportunities
  • Engage in regular self-assessment and supervisor assessment of job performance
  • Participate in the program’s annual self-assessment as required
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Direct experience working with families from diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as a solid understanding of adult learning styles and family dynamics. Solid understanding of child development, developmentally appropriate education curriculum, and of the health, safety, and nutrition needs of children. Ability to find and navigate community resources and the procedures for referring families.

Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Family Studies or related field and two (2) years of classroom, home visiting or case management experience with families of children 0 to 3 years old; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD preferred

PATS Certification strongly preferred

Ability to speak conversationally in Arabic, Somali, or Swahili preferred

Basic Proficiency of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher

Basic Proficiency of Outlook Mail, Calendar, and One Drive


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This position does not supervise


QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to model positive and appropriate interactions with children and other adults
  • Ability to assume a high degree of responsibility
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to appropriately assess and handle crises and solve problems as needed
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited 
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive matters in a confidential nature 

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability to research, analyze, and problem solve.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

At time of hire must be currently enrolled in the Oregon Child Care Division Central Background Registry (CBR) and must be able to maintain current enrollment at all times of employment

Within 30 days of employment must attain and maintain current certification of:

  1. Adult and Pediatric CPR &b First Aid Certification
  2. Food Handler’s Card

Must complete post-offer physical exam and TB test

Must successfully complete enrollment in Oregon Child Care Registry Step Program

This position requires own vehicle transportation, a valid driver's license, and continuous coverage of car insurance (acceptable to Neighborhood House's insurance provider)


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Occasional sitting using a computer monitor and keyboard
  • Frequent bending, stooping, twisting, and reaching
  • Frequent sitting on child size chairs and on the floor with children
  • Ability to physically engage with and run after children daily
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and walk, kneel, or crouch
  • The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to speak and hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required to balance competing demands of interruptions. The noise level in the work environment is usually noisy


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=248311&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org


Job Title: Floater/Substitute Teacher - Boise/Eliot Elementary

Department: School Age Program

Reports To: Program Director

Pay: $12.50/hr

Type: Part time


Note: This positions hours are from 7:00am-9:00am and 2:00pm-5:30pm


POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12.  Regular hours are between 2:30-6pm with some possible morning and mid- day hours.  A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent.  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
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Serve snacks
  • Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, under the supervision of a teacher qualified staff member, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Report to the site director
  • Obtain a minimum of 15 hours of job related training per licensing year and submit to ORO
  • Be available to work at a different site with very little notice
  • Arrive to your site a minimum of 45 minutes before the students arrive
  • Assist teachers with daily set up and preparation for the day

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Some experience working with children
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm as needed
  • Basic knowledge of the internet and ability to use
  • If this person is teacher qualified, please also see the Teacher job description

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • none

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 15 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Knowledge of using email

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Reliable transportation


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability in problem solving.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:
Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=248408&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org


Job Title: Lead Teacher – King School

Department: School Age Program

Reports To: Program Director

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full Time nonexempt

 

Note: This position is for the hours 6:30am- 10:30am and 1:00-5:00pm


POSITION SUMMARY

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
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up about specifics of each child’s day
  • Attend all meetings or trainings
  • Help to obtain and serve snacks
  • Develop curriculum and activities for the classroom a minimum of two weeks in advance of planned teaching date (and submit to site director)
  • Assist site director with any delegated duties such as turning in payments and paperwork to the main center, making copies, and maintaining compliance with licensing rules
  • Become familiar with and adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Professionally collaborate with members of your site as well as other Neighborhood House sites
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Help site director to create and maintain behavior plans when needed
  • Report to the site director
  • Help to train new staff by reviewing expectations with them and coaching them through their first days on staff
  • Respond daily to email, phone calls or other communication from site director, program director or Human Resources
  • Obtain 24 hours of training each licensing year and submit to ORO
  • Arrive to your site a minimum of 45 min. before your shift begins to prepare the site for the children

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • At least 1 year of experience working with children in a licensed facility or comparable program
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Knowledge of child development for ages K-12 with documentation to prove such as college transcripts, training certificates, CDA or at least step 7 in the Oregon Registry
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-6:00pm daily as scheduled, ability to be flexible
  • Basic knowledge of the internet

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Aid site director in overseeing and training other teachers

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Educational and/ or experiential background in education or a related field
  • Experience writing and teaching curriculum
  • 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
  • Ability to fluently speak a language in addition to English is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of excel and word and Google Docs (or other similar programs) as well as basic computer and internet skills

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solving.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=248407&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org


Job Title: Floater/Substitute Teacher - King School

Department: School Age Program

Reports To: Program Director

Pay: $12.50/hr

Type: Part time


Note: This positions hours are from 7:00am-9:00am and 2:00pm-5:30pm


POSITION SUMMARY

This is a part time teaching position for a before and after school program with kids ages 5-12.  Regular hours are between 2:30-6pm with some possible morning and mid- day hours.  A floater helps out as needed in classrooms and is also on call to fill in for teachers who are absent.  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
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up
  • Serve snacks
  • Adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, under the supervision of a teacher qualified staff member, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Report to the site director
  • Obtain a minimum of 15 hours of job related training per licensing year and submit to ORO
  • Be available to work at a different site with very little notice
  • Arrive to your site a minimum of 45 minutes before the students arrive
  • Assist teachers with daily set up and preparation for the day

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • Some experience working with children
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-9:30am and/ or 2:00pm-6:00pm as needed
  • Basic knowledge of the internet and ability to use
  • If this person is teacher qualified, please also see the Teacher job description

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

none


QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 15 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Knowledge of using email

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Reliable transportation


LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with basic mathematical concepts. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability in problem solving.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:
Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=248409&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org


Job Title: Lead Teacher – Boise/Eliot Elementary

Department: School Age Program

Reports To: Program Director

Pay: $14/hr

Type: Full Time nonexempt


Note: This positions hours are from 6:30am- 10:30am and 1:00-5:00pm


POSITION SUMMARY

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
  • Communicate with parents at drop of and pick up about specifics of each child’s day
  • Attend all meetings or trainings
  • Help to obtain and serve snacks
  • Develop curriculum and activities for the classroom a minimum of two weeks in advance of planned teaching date (and submit to site director)
  • Assist site director with any delegated duties such as turning in payments and paperwork to the main center, making copies, and maintaining compliance with licensing rules
  • Become familiar with and adhere to licensing regulations for the program and school rules and requirements
  • Professionally collaborate with members of your site as well as other Neighborhood House sites
  • Work with children with a 15 to 1 ratio, assisting with homework and structured group activities as well as supervising free choice and recess
  • Help site director to create and maintain behavior plans when needed
  • Report to the site director
  • Help to train new staff by reviewing expectations with them and coaching them through their first days on staff
  • Respond daily to email, phone calls or other communication from site director, program director or Human Resources
  • Obtain 24 hours of training each licensing year and submit to ORO
  • Arrive to your site a minimum of 45 min. before your shift begins to prepare the site for the children

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • At least 1 year of experience working with children in a licensed facility or comparable program
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Knowledge of child development for ages K-12 with documentation to prove such as college transcripts, training certificates, CDA or at least step 7 in the Oregon Registry
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Available between the hours of 6:30am-6:00pm daily as scheduled, ability to be flexible
  • Basic knowledge of the internet

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Aid site director in overseeing and training other teachers

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 18 years old
  • Dedicated, reliable, organized with a strong interest in children and/ or education
  • Have or able to get immediately CPR/ First Aid Certification, Food Handler’s Card, RCAAN certification and Oregon Central Background registry number
  • Educational and/ or experiential background in education or a related field
  • Experience writing and teaching curriculum
  • 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
  • Ability to fluently speak a language in addition to English is a plus
  • Basic knowledge of excel and word and Google Docs (or other similar programs) as well as basic computer and internet skills

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents.  Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 


MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. 


REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form.  Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solving.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk; kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. 


HAZARD RISK

AT RISK:  This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure.  In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.


Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:


This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bac88f1f-c305-467c-bf1c-05e89fe3d1f1&jobId=248406&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001Opens a New Window.


Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing. 


Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.


LMcFarland@nhpdx.org


Job Title: Bus Driver
Department: Aging Services
Reports To: Aging Services Program Manager
Pay: $16/hr
Type: Part time nonexempt

 

POSITION SUMMARY

This position will be responsible for shuttle service for seniors and adults with disabilities Mondays through Fridays. Duties include driving the Downtown and Southwest RideAbout shuttles, and pick-up and take-home for social and nutritional rides, personal needs, and medical trips.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Driving Responsibilities:

  • Drive using all safe driving procedures as outlined by the Ride Connection, Oregon Department of Transportation, and the Federal Department of Transportation.
  • Drive daily bus routes on schedule.
  • Perform daily pre-trip and post-trip bus inspections.
  • Develop a positive, friendly relationship with seniors and their caregivers and assist in maintaining a safe and friendly atmosphere on the bus.
  • Keep the bus clean daily, inside and out.
  • Arrange for regular bus maintenance and any needed repairs.
  • Monitor the fluid levels in the bus and have gas tank at least one-quarter full before beginning any route.
  • Interact appropriately with seniors and their caregivers.

 

Administration Responsibilities:

  • Assist in developing weekly/monthly/quarterly calendar for clients.
  • Coordinate transportation schedule to maximize senior rider-ship.
  • Complete necessary paperwork on a timely basis for pre and post trip checklists and daily manifest reports.
  • Collect information and maintain data base for senior transportation project.
  • Collect and give donations to the Development Department, per Neighborhood House fundraising guidelines.
  • Attend Aging Services staff meetings and trainings.
  • Attend Neighborhood House all-staff meetings and trainings.

 

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the supervisor.

 

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma and one (1) year paid driving experience; mini bus preferable; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Must produce safe driving record for past 5 years. Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word and Excel.

Successful experience working with older adults and experience planning and conducting activities for adults.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job does not supervise.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups that includes older adults and adults with disabilities; ability to work independently and in a team environment; and ability to provide good customer service and time-management skills.

 

Demonstrated ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures and communicate effectively with those whose English language skills are limited. Good customer service and time-management skills. Excellent oral and written communication and ability to communicate professionally with clients, families, service providers, community members and co-workers. Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

Ability to operate wheelchair lift safely.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in writing and oral form. Ability in researching, analyzing, and problem solving.

 

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Must have a valid driver’s license, ability to be insured by the Neighborhood House and provide proof of and maintain personal automobile insurance.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time behind the steering wheel; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds up and down the stairs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is often noisy.

 

HAZARD RISK

AT RISK: This position has been determined to be at risk for bloodborne pathogen exposure. In addition to the standard hazard communication training, this employee is required to take annual bloodborne pathogen and personal protective equipment training prior to working.

 

Application Guidelines/Contact:

Please submit resume and cover letter via the following link for this and other open positions:

 

This Position:

https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=NHouse&jobId=136045&lang=en_US&source=CC3

 

Via Email:

You may also apply for the position via email if the above links aren't working for you, we just ask that you please try the application through ADP first before emailing.

 

Please be sure to include the posting title you are applying for, and also where you heard about this position.

 

LMcFarland@nhpdx.org