Program Assistant - Rsg - Meadows

Metropolitan Family Service | Portland, OR

Posted Date 3/04/2021
Description

Level: Experienced

Job Location: Meadows Elementary School - Portland, OR

Position Type: Part Time

Education Level: 2 Year Degree

Salary Range: $16.50 Hourly

Travel Percentage: None

Job Shift: Day

Job Category: Nonprofit - Social Services

Description

Position Title: Program Assistant (Assistant Teacher)

Reports To: Program Coordinator, Ready, Set, Go

Dept/Program: Ready, Set, Go Meadows Elementary School FTE: Temporary (18-24 hours/week)

Limited Duration (March 2021-June 30, 2021)

Status: Non-exempt

Created: March 2021 Job Number: PAM0827

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not

intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They

are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and

qualifications of the position.

This is a temporary, limited duration position, working for a total of 11 - 12 weeks

from March 2021 and ending on or before June 30, 2021. The position hours

will vary from 18-24 hours/week depending upon program needs. The position will

be on hiatus during the holiday season in December and will also have a hiatus

during spring break. Position will not work on federal and school holidays during the

school year. This position does not offer benefits.

Agency Culture:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.

  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.

  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity

General Function:

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, Ready, Set, Go, the Program

Assistant is responsible for providing direct support to the day-to-day operations of

the Kindergarten Readiness and Family engagement program. The Assistant will

support the Parent Child Interaction Groups (PCIG’s) including lesson planning, lead

physical activities class, coordinate volunteers, and build trusting relationships with

program participants.

Program Implementation

  • Ability to effectively manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information

  • Ability to recognize and manage critical situations including following mandatory reporting regulations and responsibilities

  • Model expected behavior for children and adults guided by appropriate child development

  • Work effectively within a team-dependent environment

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities depending on the needs of the program

  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills in a language in addition to English is required

  • Possesses excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skill

  • Ability and commitment to continuous quality improvements and innovation

  • Ability to understand and execute RSG philosophy in day to day duties

CORE VALUES
Equity & Social Justice

  • Values working in a multi-cultural, diverse environment

  • Values and supports inclusion and program access for clients

  • Supports agency goals for reducing disparity in outcomes for communities of color

  • Adopts anti-racism approaches to services by understanding and acknowledging systemic and individual racism and privilege

Collaboration & Teamwork

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups within all program areas of MFS as well as other agencies

  • Values the inclusion of multiple voices, including clients/service users, in the design and implementation of programs and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all the activities planned by the Program Coordinator

  • Support all needs for Parent-Child Interaction group including set-up and clean-up

  • Assist with purchasing needs for RSG programming

  • Maintain a high-quality preschool environment to the Ready, Set, Go standards

  • Create monthly planning for physical activity class

  • Organize materials and volunteers in order to implement physical activity

  • Attend regularly occurring supervision meetings with Program Coordinator,

  • Organize and maintain program file and documentation as required

Qualifications


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in the language(s) in addition to English is preferred

  • Knowledge and understanding of Positive Discipline

  • Knowledge of child development

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with diverse families

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and competency to operate a personal computer

and utilization of the internet

  • Competency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Certification, Associates degree, or higher education degree in Early Childhood Education or minimum of 2 years of classroom experience in Early Childhood Education (ages preferred 0-3; 3-5) or relevant equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

Personal transportation allowing for travel within the Portland Metropolitan area in a

timely manner. If driving a personal vehicle must maintain a valid driver's license for

the state of residency, personal auto liability insurance coverage and a driving

record permitting coverage under the agency auto liability policy.

MFS requires all employees and volunteers to complete a criminal background

check which includes a fingerprint background check. We review the results of all

background checks individually and consider all of the circumstances of any issues

that arise in a background check during the hiring process.

Work Environment:

Work is normally performed in a collaborative classroom/office environment and/or

at other locations as deemed necessary. May require occasional early morning,

weekend or evening work. Position requires regular use of computer, telephone, fax

machine, scanner, copier and may require accessing locations by use of stairs.

Position Title: Program Assistant (Assistant Teacher)

Reports To: Program Coordinator, Ready, Set, Go

Dept/Program: Ready, Set, Go Meadows Elementary School FTE: Temporary (18-24 hours/week)

Limited Duration (March 2021-June 30, 2021)

Status: Non-exempt

Created: March 2021 Job Number: PAM0827

_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

General Description:

Metropolitan Family Service position descriptions are guidelines. They are not

intended to identify every task that an employee will be asked to complete. They

are intended as a general outline of the essential work responsibilities and

qualifications of the position.

This is a temporary, limited duration position, working for a total of 11 - 12 weeks

from March 2021 and ending on or before June 30, 2021. The position hours

will vary from 18-24 hours/week depending upon program needs. The position will

be on hiatus during the holiday season in December and will also have a hiatus

during spring break. Position will not work on federal and school holidays during the

school year. This position does not offer benefits.

Agency Culture:

  • We use creative and proactive problem solving to build and sustain dynamic community-based programs and quality services.

  • We believe in the potential of families and individuals at all life stages and focus on prevention, wellness, and independence.

  • We build strong relationships by collaborating with our funders, partners, and highly trained volunteers, always striving for an extensive commitment to diversity

General Function:

Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, Ready, Set, Go, the Program

Assistant is responsible for providing direct support to the day-to-day operations of

the Kindergarten Readiness and Family engagement program. The Assistant will

support the Parent Child Interaction Groups (PCIG’s) including lesson planning, lead

physical activities class, coordinate volunteers, and build trusting relationships with

program participants.

Program Implementation

  • Ability to effectively manage and maintain confidential and sensitive information

  • Ability to recognize and manage critical situations including following mandatory reporting regulations and responsibilities

  • Model expected behavior for children and adults guided by appropriate child development

  • Work effectively within a team-dependent environment

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

  • Demonstrate flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and responsibilities depending on the needs of the program

  • Possesses strong verbal and written communication skills in a language in addition to English is required

  • Possesses excellent time management, prioritization and organizational skill

  • Ability and commitment to continuous quality improvements and innovation

  • Ability to understand and execute RSG philosophy in day to day duties

CORE VALUES
Equity & Social Justice

  • Values working in a multi-cultural, diverse environment

  • Values and supports inclusion and program access for clients

  • Supports agency goals for reducing disparity in outcomes for communities of color

  • Adopts anti-racism approaches to services by understanding and acknowledging systemic and individual racism and privilege

Collaboration & Teamwork

  • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with a broad range of individuals and groups within all program areas of MFS as well as other agencies

  • Values the inclusion of multiple voices, including clients/service users, in the design and implementation of programs and services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all the activities planned by the Program Coordinator

  • Support all needs for Parent-Child Interaction group including set-up and clean-up

  • Assist with purchasing needs for RSG programming

  • Maintain a high-quality preschool environment to the Ready, Set, Go standards

  • Create monthly planning for physical activity class

  • Organize materials and volunteers in order to implement physical activity

  • Attend regularly occurring supervision meetings with Program Coordinator,

  • Organize and maintain program file and documentation as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Ability to read, write and speak fluently in the language(s) in addition to English is preferred

  • Knowledge and understanding of Positive Discipline

  • Knowledge of child development

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience working with diverse families

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and competency to operate a personal computer

and utilization of the internet

  • Competency in using Microsoft Office and Google Suite

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Certification, Associates degree, or higher education degree in Early Childhood Education or minimum of 2 years of classroom experience in Early Childhood Education (ages preferred 0-3; 3-5) or relevant equivalent experience.

Other Requirements:

Personal transportation allowing for travel within the Portland Metropolitan area in a

timely manner. If driving a personal vehicle must maintain a valid driver's license for

the state of residency, personal auto liability insurance coverage and a driving

record permitting coverage under the agency auto liability policy.

MFS requires all employees and volunteers to complete a criminal background

check which includes a fingerprint background check. We review the results of all

background checks individually and consider all of the circumstances of any issues

that arise in a background check during the hiring process.

Work Environment:

Work is normally performed in a collaborative classroom/office environment and/or

at other locations as deemed necessary. May require occasional early morning,

weekend or evening work. Position requires regular use of computer, telephone, fax

machine, scanner, copier and may require accessing locations by use of stairs.

Listing Type
Jobs
Categories
Nonprofit | Social Services
Position Type
Part Time
Experience Level
Mid Level
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Salary
$16.50 Hourly
Salary Type
/hr.

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