Employer: Adelante Mujeres

Expires: 03/03/2018

Position Title: Early Childhood Education
(ECE) Substitute Teacher

Reports to: ECE Manager

Adelante Mujeres
provides holistic education and empowerment opportunities to low income Latina
women and their families to ensure full participation and active leadership in
the community. Adelante Mujeres is committed to developing healthy families and
communities through education, entrepreneurship, environmental stewardship and
civic participation. Located in Forest Grove, Oregon and founded in 2002,
Adelante Mujeres has a reputation for innovative responses to community



As part of the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Team, the substitute is
responsible for developing strong nurturing relationships with children, and
forming a strong working relationship with their fellow teachers. The ECE
Substitute will work in partnership with other teachers and the ECE Manager and
ECE Coordinator to implement the daily operations of the ECE program and to
ensure each

child’s safety,
health, and development in accordance with each child’s needs and abilities.
S/he will utilize best practices to provide appropriate services to children.
S/he will comply with Adelante Mujeres and state Head Start Performance
Standards, Policies and Procedures, and Oregon Childcare Division regulations
in full day care centers, as well as Hillsboro School District policies and
procedures. The ideal candidate will be inspired by and fully committed to
Adelante Mujeres’ vision and mission, and have a history of working with young


Through working with Adelante Mujeres, employees can
receive their Infant/Toddler CDAs at no cost to them. It is a great opportunity
to get the experience needed to start a career in Early Childhood Education.



Maintains a well-managed, child-oriented learning environment which is safe,
healthy, interesting, attractive, and responsive to the social/emotional, physical, cognitive, and language
development of each child

Promotes quality child care services
for the benefit
of children and families

Maintains confidence and protects program operations

Continually applies safety practices in all facets of the performance
of duties

Maintains positive team relations within
the assigned classroom and during program
related activities

Ensures equipment and supply inventory

Maintains professional and technical

Contributes to team effort

Provides emergency services as a Mandatory First Responder

Performs other work related to job or other assigned duties

Support organization’s development and fundraising efforts

Other duties as assigned by supervisor or teachers


Required Education and Experience: ECE

High School Diploma, GED, or Diploma de Educación Secundaria



Certification or Accreditation: CPR/First Aid Certification and Food Handler
Certification within first 30 days of employment

Current Central Background Registry (CBR) enrollment

Online trainings: current
Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect (RRCAN)
and Introduction to Child Care Health
and Safety (ICCHS) http://campus.educadium.com/OCCD/

Access to reliable transportation


Required Soft Skills:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Ability to set and maintain professional boundaries with families

Intermediate computer literacy
and familiarity with applications such as databases and spreadsheets, word processing, e- mail
and internet

Demonstrated ability to:

work with low-income Latino children

handle problems and emergencies with solid professional judgment

manage multiple responsibilities and

communicate effectively, respectfully, and timely

Sense of humor,
creativity, flexibility and willingness to pitch in wherever necessary

Impeccable integrity

Common sense skills

Strong work ethic



Work is light in nature, occasional lifting up to 20 lbs. with frequent
lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs. Occasional lifting of
a child weighing up to 40 lbs.

Twist, bend, reach, think strategically about how to properly move
heavy items

Walk with children in classroom and on

Sit in child size chairs
and on floor for extended
periods, as appropriate for child-centered activities

Crawl or lie on floor or grass as appropriate for child-centered activities

Physical ability to move quickly to redirect children to ensure a child’s safety
or the safety of others
in the environment

Ability to respond
appropriately both physically and mentally to an emergency or crisis, such as to provide CPR and/or First Aid to children ages 0 - 5, to
evacuate a building, etc.


Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual in English/Spanish, written and verbal

6 months' experience teaching children ages 0 - 5

Prior experience working with low-income Latino families

Training and/or education in working with children with special needs


Job Conditions:

Possible exposure to blood and bodily fluids or tissues

Possible exposure to communicable diseases

Job requires sitting for extended periods of time (during planning and
reporting) and standing for long periods of time (during observations and training), as well as stooping, squatting, and running

Will occasionally work outdoors during
field trips and excursions, with exposure to typical Oregon

Will have occasional evening and weekend work

Will clean up after children

Will share in housecleaning duties of classroom or meeting space


Salary and Benefits:

$13.00 to 13.50 per hour depending on

Sick leave: accrued
at 1 hour per 30 hours worked,
usable in the given year, or available
to carryover to next year; lost if not
paid out. Only receive sick leave benefit if scheduled to work. For example,
this benefit could be used if working and had to leave early due to an illness.


Work Locations:

Adelante’s Early Childhood
Education classrooms in Cornelius and Hillsboro as directed by Supervisor

Office Location: 2030 Main Street, Suite A, Forest Grove (secondary)