- Salem, OR, USA
- 18.00-19.50 per hour Starting at $18-$19.50 DOE
- Full Time
This position is eligible for employer paid benefits
RELIEF NURSERY THERAPEUTIC EDUCATION TEACHER
Family Building Blocks in Salem, OR is seeking to hire a Relief Nursery Therapeutic Education Teacher. You would typically work Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm. Do you have an educational background in Early Childhood Education or Child Development? Do you have a comparable credential? Do you want to help make a difference in the lives of children and families? If so, keep reading!
As a Relief Nursery Therapeutic Education Teacher, you will earn a competitive starting pay of $18.00-$19.00 per hour depending on experience. English/Spanish bilingual employees will also receive an extra additional rate for language differential pay. We also offer an employer-paid medical, dental, vision for our full-time employees with buy-up options and employer-paid basic group life insurance, discounted fitness center/gym memberships, alternative care supplemental benefits, 401(k), 16 hours of paid time off per month, volunteer paid time off, inclement weather time off, paid holidays, and discounted rates for cell phone plans for Verizon and T Mobile. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!
ABOUT FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS
Family Building Blocks is a non-profit organization that serves children and families with the mission to keep children safe and families together. Our values reflect the services we provide and the culture we embrace for our staff. We strive for equity and celebrate diversity. We are collaborative and ambitious. We emphasize strengths and assume positive intent. We honor vulnerability and courage. We respect the unique personhood of each child. We believe in the power of a securely attached family. We are family-centered, caring, and supportive. We express gratitude for our community's generosity. We offer optimism and hope.
Our Rock Star employees are the most valuable asset we have in supporting our mission. In return for their hard work and dedication, we offer competitive pay and generous benefits. Our dedicated and loving employees also enjoy working and thriving in a positive, collaborative, and supportive work environment where we strongly support work-life balance. We also create opportunities for professional growth and participate in team self-care practices and challenges, plus occasional festive and creative competitions.
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A NURSERY THERAPEUTIC EDUCATION TEACHER
As a Relief Nursery Teacher, you will work and collaborate as a member of a teaching team to provide high-quality, research-based early childhood services to children and families. You will develop, implement, and review activities to provide a developmentally appropriate early childhood program including environment, lesson plans, class schedules, documentation, and referrals to supporting agencies. Teachers use therapeutic and developmentally appropriate approaches to promote skill building and evaluate the progress of all enrolled children. You will provide an ongoing assessment of progress and facilitate transitions into Head Start, community childcare, preschools, or kindergarten as recommended. Through home visits, you will assist families in establishing a positive home environment to promote the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of their children and assist in strengthening the parent-child relationship by improving parenting skills, reducing family stress, and meeting the needs of parents.
- AA/AS degree from an accredited institution with a major in early childhood education, child development, or related degree OR Step 8 on the Oregon Registry OR Completion of 15 credits (quarter system) OR 10 credits (semester system) of training from an accredited institution in early childhood education OR child development, elementary education, or special education and a commitment to complete a professional development plan within the first year of employment.
- At least 6 months of qualifying teaching experience in a certified childcare center or comparable group care program, in the care of infant and/or toddlers/preschool-age children.
- Ability to pass a background check and drug test.
- Have an Oregon driver's license and acceptable driving record.
ARE YOU READY TO JOIN OUR TEAM?
If you meet the qualifications and are ready to build a better world, apply now with our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application.