Head Start Substitute Center Aide/Bus Monitor

Job Summary

  • Location
    Head Start locations throughout Central Oregon
  • Hours
    Substitute/On-Call – hours not guaranteed
  • Compensation
    $10.83/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:

The Substitute Center Aide/Bus Monitor supports the Center Team according to federal regulations, performance standards, state and local policy. Assists the teaching team in creating a successful environment by integrating all program services that promote growth and development of up to 20 children. Rides the Head Start bus with children of assigned classrooms on their bus routes. Daily tasks are assigned by the classroom Teacher. Supervised by the Regional Coordinator.


  • Preference for pre-school experience with a Head Start or similar program
  • Must be able to promote positive communications within and outside Head Start
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Head Start parent or past parent preferred
  • Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending, and sitting on the floor to attend to children’s needs. This position is rated as active and occasionally requires the individual to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to ride a school bus with children for assigned periods of time


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.