Head Start Substitute Assistant Teacher

Job Summary

  • Location
    Head Start locations throughout Central Oregon
  • Hours
    Substitute/On-Call – hours not guaranteed
  • Compensation
    $11.97/hour (plus .50 for Bilingual Spanish) - Non-Exempt
  • Benefits
    Paid time off for sick, EAP, retirement and other benefits
  • Deadline
    Summer/Fall 2018 Recruitment; Positions remain open until filled

NeighborImpact’s Head Start program Overview

NeighborImpact Head Start and Early Head Start provide free quality preschool and social services to 445 children and families from pregnant woman to children ages 0-5 throughout Crook and Deschutes County. The program provides quality classroom learning in addition to resources that enable access to health and dental care, family support, nutritional meals, family engagement, social/emotional and physical development, nutrition and more. Head Start is actively working toward expanding the implementation of full day preschool in Central Oregon communities to support school readiness.

Overview of Key Duties and Responsibilities:

To assist the Center Team and teacher and to cooperate in a supportive role carrying out developmentally appropriate activities. To promote the health, nutrition and education of the children and to attend to their safety and welfare. Supervised by the Regional Coordinator, with daily tasks assigned by the classroom Teacher. Provide safe bus transportation for Head Start children for field trips and as assigned.


  • Educational requirements:
    Associate or baccalaureate degree with a minimum of 12 ECE credits or equivalent
    <OR> Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, which is equivalent to Step 7 on the Oregon Registry
    <OR> Current enrollment in a program leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree in ECE or equivalent
    <OR> Current enrollment in a child development associate credential (CDA) program to be completed within 2 years ANDHigh school diploma or GED
  • Competency with Microsoft applications
  • Excellent skills in listening to and speaking with children and adults
  • Good writing in English
  • Ability to participate as a team member
  • Ability to relate to adults of varying economic and social backgrounds
  • Ability to travel and participate in training workshops and conferences as assigned
  • Ability to be prompt, dependable, and flexible


NeighborImpact is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity includes, but is not limited to, employment, training, promotion, demotion, transfer, leaves of absence, and termination. All applications will be considered only on the basis of the applicant’s knowledge, skills, and ability to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodation. It is our established policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.