Part-Time Preschool Assistant

Website Applegate Community Preschool and Childcare

We are looking for an individual to join our team who is enthusiastic, warm, caring and not afraid to be silly! Must love teaching and learning, have a positive attitude and value children and their individuality.

The Assistant I will assist the Lead Teacher and Assistant II in all areas of care including meeting the children’s physical and emotional needs, assisting in planned learning activities, and light housekeeping duties.

Job Requirements:

  • Enrollment in the Criminal Background Registry, and fingerprinting
  • Enrollment in the central background registry can take up to 30 days, and you cannot work on-site until the process is complete. If you are interested in this position (or any child care position) please go to to begin the enrollment process immediately.
  • Required Health & Safety Trainings through Office of Child Care
  • Food Handlers Card
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • A positive energy
  • PATIENCE, and understanding of children’s individual developmental stages

Job Duties (Include but are not limited to):

  • Engagement with children through play, creating positive learning experiences for children of all ages.
  • Food and meal prep, meal serving and meal clean-up; including dish washing.
  • Toileting assistance and diaper changing
  • Assist in keeping the classroom tidy and inviting for the children.
  • Assist with observation and assessment of the children.
  • Interact with parents, informing parents of their child’s activities throughout the day. Answer parents’ questions.
  • Work with co-workers in a supportive manner.

This is a PART-TIME position.

Hours: Monday-Tuesday 7:30-2:30, Wednesday-Friday 7:30-1:00

Applegate Community Preschool & Childcare, located in Veneta

NOTE We are located on the outskirts of Veneta, between Veneta and Crow. Please confirm this will not be a hardship for you if you are considering applying for this position.

Please include a COVER LETTER and RESUME

Pay: From $13.00 per hour


  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:  Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations: Any adult who is not fully vaccinated is required to wear a mask inside the classroom.

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Work Remotely: No

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