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Early Head Start Assistant Teacher

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Redmond, OR
  • $22.95/hr. USD / Year
  • Salary: $22.95/hr.

Website NeighborImpact

Do you have some education in Early Childhood Education/Development? Do you have experience with infants and/or toddlers? Are you looking to use your skills to help children and families? Then the Early Head Start Assistant Teacher position is for you! Come to work for one of Oregon’s 100 Best Non-Profits where all your insurance premiums are 100% paid, even during furlough periods and you’ll never have to work another weekend!

Estimated Start Date: Mid-August 2024

Location: Redmond

Compensation: $22.95/hour (plus .50 for Bilingual Spanish) – Union represented

Hours: 40 hours/week depending on location, subject to normal school year furloughs (approximately 12 weeks per year)

Benefits: 100% premium paid Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Agency paid Retirement plan (up to 6%!), almost 2 weeks of paid vacation accrued within first year, plus 14 paid Holidays annually and a separate sick leave accrual.

Deadline: Positions remains open until filled

NeighborImpact’s Head Start program Overview

Head Start and Early Head Start integrate high-quality early education with critical services such as medical visits; hearing, vision and dental checks; meals and nutrition; and family advocacy.

Overview of Key Duties and Responsibilities:

This role involves working closely with the Early Head Start teaching team to enhance students’ learning and development. It includes creating a safe, engaging, and dynamic educational setting, under the guidance and direction of the EHS Teacher Advocate. The individual will take charge of the classroom during the Teacher’s absence and will also design and conduct a range of group activities daily.


  • Educational requirements:
    1. Associate or baccalaureate degree with a minimum of 12 ECE credits or equivalent
    2. OR Infant Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, which is equivalent to Step 7 on the Oregon Registry
    3. OR Current enrollment in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in ECE or equivalent
    4. OR Current enrollment in a child development associate credential (CDA) program to be completed within 2 years AND High school diploma or GED
  • Diploma and transcripts are required to validate Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Related field and to verify ECE/Related coursework
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • 6 months experience in an infant/toddler setting preferred
  • Head Start parent or past parent preferred
  • Competency with Microsoft applications required
  • Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending, and sitting on the floor to attend to children’s needs required.  This position is rated as active and occasionally requires the individual to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to ride a school bus with children for assigned periods of time
  • Must have an initial health examination, and a periodic re-examination (as recommended by health care provider)so as to assure that employees do not because of communicable diseases, pose a significant risk to the health or safety of others, that cannot be eliminated or reduced by reasonable accommodation.
  • Required prior to date of hire and throughout employment:
    1. Proof of current auto insurance
    2. Must provide current liability insurance
    3. Food Handler’s Card
    4. Current enrollment in the OR Child Care Division-Criminal History Registry (CBR)
  • Within 60 days of hire, Pediatric CPR/First Aid certification
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Above certifications must be kept current to remain employed

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