Roots and Wings

Community Preschool

January 22, 2018Roots & Wings Community Preschool
3703 International Way
Medford, OR 97504
541-779-3544

Early Childhood Educators

Now accepting applications for a Teacher’s Aide position.

Qualifications:

  • Documentation of attaining at least a step 3 in the Oregon Registry.
  • Ability to self-manage tasks, scheduled time and professionalism.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish.

Major Job Duties:

  • Participate in the implementation of the center’s curriculum through collaboration with teaching staff.
  • Prepare the classroom as needed.
  • Effectively communicate with Director, staff, volunteers, practicum students and parents in the classroom.
  • Facilitate the operations of the classroom.
  • Comply with Roots and Wings Child Development Staff Handbook of policies and procedures.

Minor Job Duties:

  • Successfully capture child observations.
  • Work with Head Teacher on tasks as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to stand for more than 4 hours at a time.
Roots & Wings Community Preschool is always accepting applications for qualified Teaching staff to consider when positions open. If you would like us to consider you next time something becomes available, please submit your application.
All positions require:
  • Registration in the Oregon Center for Career Development in Child Care and Education at Step 5 or above, registration in the Oregon Registry On-line, current First Aid, CPR, Oregon State Abuse and Neglect, Food Handler Card, and Oregon Online Central Background Registry.
  • Effective communication skills while working with staff, volunteers, practicum students and families.
  • Effective classroom skills.
  • Core qualities that reflect understanding of child development.
  • Knowledge of Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) and implementation of meaningful curriculum.
  • Ability to work with mixed age groups (3-6), children with learning challenges, through team collaboration be able to contribute to planning and developing creative and meaningful curriculum activities that support children’s growth based on observation and other data collection in these focus areas; Cognitive, Physical, Social-Emotional, Language & Literacy, Aesthetic.
The following criteria apply:
  • Compensation and qualified positions will be based on Step level.
  • Candidates will be expected to produce documentation of courses studied and credentials obtained at the time of interview as applicable.
To apply please complete the Employment Application and either mail or deliver between 12 pm and 3 pm Monday through Thursday to the office at 3703 International Way, Medford, Oregon 97504.

Practicum Student

Roots and Wings has hosted many Practicum Students and enjoys the opportunity to allow those interested in a career in early childhood education to join our team for an immersed learning experience. Students will interact in all aspects of the classroom. If interested in applying for a placement please email us for more information.

Volunteer Opportunities

As a non-profit organization, Roots and Wings is always looking for talented staff to join our organization. Qualified volunteers in the classroom have the potential to lead to hired positions and have priority consideration when positions become available. There is also a great need outside of the classroom for volunteers, including (but definitely not limited to) grounds work, handy persons, maintenance, and more.
If you are interested in a potential volunteer position please submit a Volunteer Application and return for consideration.
We cannot wait to hear from you!