Preschool Assistant

Website City of Eugene

General Statement of Duties:

Sheldon Preschool Assistant

Are preschoolers a source of joy for you? Do you enjoy helping littles to explore the world in order to learn and grow? Apply to join the Sheldon Community Center preschool program team for an opportunity to immerse yourself amongst the most creative and enthusiastic little learners there are!
Our early learning program has a developmentally appropriate curriculum and is built around the emerging interests of the children. Language, literacy and mathematics are integrated into all of the children’s work throughout the day. All classrooms include hands on exploration with art, science, sensory, music and movement.
The Preschool Assistant position assists with implementation of recreation programs; coordinates and teaches day-to-day activities; provides a safe environment and promotes and encourages inclusion and provides a positive experience for patrons.

Salary Range: $12.75 – $14.66 Hourly
Department/Division:  Library, Recreation and Cultural Services/Recreation Division
Work Location: Sheldon Community Center, 2445 Willakenzie Rd, Eugene, OR 97401Must reside in the state of Oregon and be able to report onsite for work as needed in Eugene, OR to meet business needs.
Part-time Hours: 10-20 hours/week

Work in this class is done generally in a child or youth center or outdoors. May be required to sit and stand for extended periods. May be required to drive a 15 passenger bus. May be required to lift or move equipment and supplies. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally, frequently up to 25 pounds. Physical exposures to noise, water, and chemicals at facility.  May deal with distraught or difficult people. May be exposed to stressful emergency situations.

The review of applications will take place:
The first Monday of each month at 5:00 pm PST/PDT
The City of Eugene will follow all required COVID vaccinations, exceptions, and guidelines based on the essential functions of the position.

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