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Providence Toddler Teacher - Providence Wee Care Child Development Program in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Teacher Toddler - Wee Care Program (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

This is a full-time Teacher position, working 8 hour days, 5 days/wk (Monday - Friday) from approximately 7:30am to 4:30pm.

We are seeking a Teacher - Toddler - Wee Care Program that will work as a team member to provide a safe and secure environment which provides developmentally appropriate activities for a child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth. The person filling this position is directly involved in the physical care of children including feeding and changing of diapers/clothing and the maintenance of a clean, orderly and stimulating environment. The Teacher works with the Lead Teacher to organize and plan a developmentally appropriate environment, activities, schedule and general care of the children.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for a group of infants and/or toddlers (6 weeks to 12 months, 12 through 24 months, or 24 through 36 months). Directs and supervises the teacher assistant and volunteers in implementing appropriate learning activities and other duties as required for classroom management in accordance of Developmentally Appropriate standards of the National Association for the Education of Young Children

  • Be involved in the direct physical care of the children including supervision of meals, toileting needs, and maintenance at all times of a clean, orderly, stimulating and developmentally appropriate learning environment

  • Relate to children in a positive and nurturing manner using appropriate guidance techniques

  • Display, provide explanation and supervises guidance techniques of assistants and volunteers

  • Maintain a high quality expertise in early learning through ongoing process of professional development focusing on infants and toddlers; utilize the Core Knowledge Categories of the Oregon Registry as defined by the Oregon Center for Career Development in Childhood Care and Education.

  • Plan and maintain a developmentally appropriate early learning environment

  • Submit written plans for developmentally appropriate learning activities in social, emotional, physical and intellectual areas of development

  • Implement and oversee implementation of plans, including small group and individual planning


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: "Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect" training

  • Food Handler's Card

  • One (1) year Direct child care and teaching experience with groups of children six weeks to 5 years, with experience with children 6 weeks to 12 months (Infants), 12 months to 24 months (Toddlers); and/or 24 through 36 months (Intermediates)

  • Must have no convictions related to child abuse, offenses against persons, sexual offenses, child neglect, felony offenses involving controlled substances, or any other offenses bearing substantial relation to the qualifications, functions, of duties of an employee of a child care facility

  • In compliance with the Oregon Office of Child Care, clearance is required for this position with the Oregon Central Background Registry (CBR), based on assigned duties

Preferred qualifications for this position includes:

  • Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or interrelated field

  • First Aid/CPR or BLS/CPR

  • Minimum of an Oregon Registry Step 9 or above

  • Oregon Registry Infant/Toddler Professional Credential

  • Two (2) years Direct child care and teaching experience with groups of children six weeks to 5 years, with at least 12 months experience with children 6 weeks to 12 months (Infants), 12 months to 24 months (Toddlers); and/or 24 through 36 months (Intermediates)

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As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

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Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 265203