Classroom Aide

Clackamas County Children's Commission Head Start, Early Head Start And Hea Milwaukie , OR 97222

Posted 7 days ago

Clackamas County Children's Commission is currently hiring for a full-time CLASSROOM AIDE for the 2019/2020 school year!

POSITION OBJECTIVE: To assist the Teacher and Assistant Teacher in providing and coordinating classroom services to families enrolled in the assigned classroom; to assist the Teacher and Assistant Teacher to ensure high quality early childhood education standards are met; to help ensure that Clackamas County Children's Commission policies and procedures are followed.

REPORTS TO: Education Supervisor; also takes direction from Teacher

SUPERVISES: No direct reports

CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt; Represented

PAY GRADE: A

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assist Teacher and Assistant Teacher in carrying out daily classroom activities and schedules

  • Assist Teacher with follow-through and evaluation of the daily lesson plan

  • Assist Teacher and Assistant Teacher with assuring the class is equipped with all needed materials and supplies

  • Assist with input of child behavior observation notes to be used for individualization

  • Participate in Open House and other class and center events

  • Use a positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS) approach in directing and guiding children

  • Participate in bus monitor training and act as bus monitor if needed

  • Assist with maintaining the classroom in a neat, safe, and clutter-free manner

  • Provide child care at Family Gatherings if needed

ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS:

Program Participation and Team Member:

  • Arrive to work on time; punctually attend and actively participate in all required activities, meetings, and trainings.

  • Be a respectful, cooperative, and reliable team member and participant in program activities.

  • Project a professional work image, both in dress and manner.

  • Be familiar with, and adhere to, position-related policies and procedures as well as the program's overarching objectives.

  • Follow Agency policy/procedures for reporting and documenting suspected child abuse and/or neglect.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • U.S. High School Diploma/GED or Equivalent

  • Current Child Development Associate (CDA), or ability to complete CDA within one year of hire preferred

  • Knowledge of child development preferred

  • Experience working with children ages three to five preferred

Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to apply positive behavior intervention and support (PBIS) approach in directing and re-directing child behavior

  • Ability to positively interact with families of various cultural and socio-economic backgrounds

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team environment

  • Ability to work use time effectively and work with minimal direct supervision

  • Ability to possess and maintain a valid driver's license and insured vehicle available for use on the job (or have alternative transportation).

  • Ability to possess and maintain compliance with State of Oregon Criminal Background Registry-CBR. You may begin the free CBR process now at: https://oregonearlylearning.com/providers-educators/providers-educatorscbr/.

  • Ability to possess and maintain current First Aid/CPR certification.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an Oregon Food Handler's Card

This a full-time (33-36 hours/week), non-exempt, union represented position that runs during the 9 month school year (September-May). The starting wage is $13.00/hour. Bilingual (Spanish/English) employees who successfully pass an assessment will receive an additional $0.35/hour language differential. A full benefit platform (including medical/vision, dental, life/disability, generous retirement & much more!) is also available to all regular/full-time staff.

Visit our website for more information or to apply online - www.cccchs.org. You may also email a cover letter/resume to jobs@cccchs.org. A pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check are required. If you need any accommodation in the application process, please call Human Resources at 503-675-4565x124.

Clackamas County Children's Commission is an equal opportunity employer.


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