Register Here to Apply for Jobs or Post Jobs. X

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Job in Portland - OR Oregon - USA
Listing for: Youngset Preschool ✔ Verified
Part Time position
This Job Posting has Expired
Job specializations:
  • Education
    Entry Level Education, Preschool, Early Childhood Education, Part Time Teacher
  • Teaching
    Preschool Teacher, Part Time Teacher
Salary Range or Wage: 23000 - 25000 USD Yearly USD 23000.00 25000.00 YEAR
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Position Summary:

We are looking for an Assistant Teacher to join our teaching team starting Fall 2023! The Assistant Teacher will support Youngset’s Lead Teachers in the Junior Class (3-4 year olds) and Senior Class (4-5 year olds), with approximately 18 children per class.

This is a part time position with Summers off, 7 days of paid time off and school holidays. The work day is 8:00 am to 1:15 pm, Monday-Friday, with some extended days scheduled for Board meetings. Youngset generally follows the Portland Public Schools calendar, with minimal summer events. The Assistant Teacher will work alongside two parent helpers and one Lead Teacher in each class.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Rotate between the Junior and Senior classrooms, on a schedule set by the Lead Teachers.
  • Assist the Lead Teachers in before school setup and prep.
  • Assist the Lead Teachers during all preschool sessions and the Lunch Bunch period.
  • Substitute for Lead Teacher when absences occur.
  • Work as a cohesive teaching team with the Lead Teachers.
  • Assist parent classroom volunteers.
  • Attend regular staff meetings, as requested by the Lead Teachers.


To apply, please send the following via the application box below:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
Position Requirements
1+ Years work experience


  • Minimum two years experience working with preschool-aged children preferred.
  • Completing hours toward a Bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood education, child development-family studies, early childhood special education, or elementary education with a concentration in early childhood education or equivalent is highly desirable.

ust obtain prior to teaching at Youngset:

  • Criminal background check and registry in Oregon Department of Education’s Central Background Registry.
  • Current First Aid and CPR for children.
  • Immunizations/negative TB test result.
  • RRCAN certification
  • Food Handlers Permit
  • Child abuse training

Additional Desirable Qualities:

  • Communicates effectively with parents and other teachers.
  • Energetic, flexible and possesses a sense of humor.
  • Gentle, kind and caring personality.
  • Strong leadership skills and confidence with children.
Additional Information / Benefits


This part-time position offers an incredible work-life balance. This role is critical to the function of the school with an annual salary range of $23,000 to $25,000.

Search for further Jobs Here:
(Enter less keywords for more results. Suggestions may be selected)
Employment Category
Education (minimum level)
Education Level
Experience Level (years)
Posted in last: