Special Notes to Applicants:
This position is open until filled. Applications will be
reviewed as they are received by the search committee.
This posting is being used to hire 2 new positions, the projected
start date is January 2, 2024. The normal annual work year is from
mid-September to the end of June.
This position is Temporary, renewable depending on funding.
LBCC values a work-life balance. Here are some benefits of working
full-time at LBCC :
- Paid holidays
- Medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees and
- Tuition waiver for you and your dependents
- Prorated sick leave, personal leave, and paid holidays based
upon annual workload.
- Public Employees Retirement eligibility after 6 months ( LBCC
pays the six percent employee contribution)
As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be
compensated via direct deposit.
LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.
LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate
proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally
certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility
to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and
languages other than English are subject to the provisions of
Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more information, please
LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy
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Preschool Classroom Teacher (TRD)
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Periwinkle Child Development Center
Albany Campus, Albany, OR
The Preschool Classroom Teacher leads early childhood education
activities as the children’s classroom teacher. Ensures all aspects
of classroom teaching align with the Early Childhood Education (
ECE ) Program coursework and philosophy. Provides information,
feedback, and support to practicum students, contributes to parent
education program, and collaborates with staff and faculty.
This posting is being used to hire 2 positions.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in the preferred discipline of Child Development,
Early Child Development, Human Development plus three years of
experience, which includes mentoring, evaluating, lead work or
supervising other staff members, and teaching children ages 0 – 5;
or an ORO Step 10 with five years’ experience teaching children
ages 3 – 5 years old. Experience should include mentoring other
Knowledge and Skills:
Must have exceptional skills in
classroom and behavior management. Requires a solid understanding
of child development, theory, practice, and related programs.
Requires a solid understanding of child development, theory,
practice, and related programs. Must have current computer and
database knowledge. Awareness and sensitivity in anti-bias and
equitable practices required.
Must be able to independently perform duties of the position
efficiently and effectively. Must be able to provide instruction,
guidance, and resource support to children and families. Requires
the ability to interpret and apply technical rules, regulations,
and guidelines related to Oregon Health Sanitation and Department
of Child Care Licensing rules. Requires the ability to organize,
plan, and prioritize duties to meet schedules and time-lines.
Requires the ability to communicate formally and informally with a
wide range of contacts both within and outside of the college
setting. Requires the ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy,
empathy, and friendliness in dealing with people under stressful
conditions. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of
all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities.
Licenses and Certificates:
Requires a valid Oregon driver’s license, and the ability to pass
the Oregon Central Background Registry. Current First Aid/ CPR
certification for adult, child, and infant (or acquired within 90
days from date of hire). Current Oregon Food Handler Card (or
acquired within 30 days from date of hire). Completion of Safety
Set as required by Oregon Child Care rules and regulations.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Pushing, pulling, and carrying supplies, cleaning equipment, and
files, and other equipment in the range of 10-40 lbs. Frequent
lifting, bending, squatting, and kneeling while assisting children
or conducting classroom responsibilities. Requires sufficient
dexterity to operate a computer. Requires visual acuity to read
words and numbers. Requires hearing and speaking ability sufficient
Work is performed in a child development center and office setting
with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards. Operates mostly
in a classroom environment with regular outdoor time. Evening
meetings may be required.
Support the mission of a college-based lab school that serves
student parents, their children, and students in the Early
Childhood Education Program.
Plans, implements, and supervises constructivist classroom
including developmentally appropriate guidance, environment, and
Evaluate and document children’s developmental goals and develop an
appropriate curriculum based on these observations.
Greets and interacts with parents in a warm and respectful manner
on a daily basis.
Provides parents with information about their children through
daily feedback and regular parent conferences in a manner
consistent with Early Childhood Education Program coursework and
In collaboration with Center Director and Early Childhood Education
( ECE ) Faculty, support ECE students in their practicum
experiences in the Center.
Provide input to the ECE Faculty for evaluation of practicum
Provides ongoing and immediate feedback and information to
practicum students during their work with children based on adult
Collaborates with other staff to organize and offer parent
education and communication programs.
Supervises practicum students when students are in the
Meet and communicate with the teaching team to review and
coordinate lab activities and environment to meet adult and child
Coordinate and confer with Center Director, teaching staff, and ECE
program faculty to ensure that children’s programs meet the
children’s developmental needs as well as ECE program instructional
Collaborates with the Center Director, teaching team, Center
Coordinator, and ECE faculty to address questions, concerns, needs,
or problems that arise from students, parents, and employees
related to program or lab operations.
Follows policies for maintaining health and first aid records and
promoting good health and nutrition. Maintain confidentiality of
all student and family records.
Collaborates with the Director and Coordinator regarding needed
materials and supplies.
Maintain a healthy and safe classroom space, according to industry
Perform other related duties as required.
Please complete the online application and upload or attach the
following required documents:
- Cover Letter
- Transcript(s) if degree is being used to meet minimum
qualifications. Otherwise, Upload proof of ORO Step 10
- Contact Information for three professional references
- Essay Question – please upload as Response to Essay
Question-“Imagine you are giving feedback to an aspiring teacher
who is a practicum student in your classroom. How might you handle
a situation that needed to be addressed immediately because it was
a dangerous situation, and how might you address topics that were
Transcripts from institutions outside of the United States must be
accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Click
for a list of agencies that perform these
Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to
be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the
minimum qualifications for this position.
U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form
DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s
Proposed Start Date:
Number of Days per Year
Full-time or Part-time
Full-time, Fiscal Year (Contracted with Benefits)
Number of hours/week:
Mon-Fri start and end varies around 7:30am-4:30pm
Open Until Filled:
The starting hourly rate is $26.44 for a .769 FTE, 190-day annual
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
- * If you selected other above, please specify the website or
other resource from which you learned of the position.
(Open Ended Question)
- * Do you have a Step 10 or higher on the Oregon Registry or a
Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
- Cover Letter
- License or Certificate
- U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4
- Academic Transcript
- Response to Essay Question
- List of 3 Professional References