ChildRoots schools are progressive, play-based, and rooted in the philosophies of Reggio, RIE and constructivism. Our schools are beautiful, empowering places to learn and grow, and we're looking to fill a Break Support role at our Northwest Center immediately! 

As Break Support, you'll provide mid-day support for teachers to take breaks and lunches, working with a co-teacher to care for up to 10 children at a time.  You'll possess experience caring for young children, preferably in a licensed child care facility or as a nanny, babysitter or parent. Completion of college coursework related to early childhood education is a wonderful asset but is not required.

We offer standard, transparent starting wages to all new Break Support staff, so in this position, you'll start at $13.25/hour and be eligible for up to $0.50/hour merit raises after 90 days and annually. 

We also offer specialized training in the ChildRoots Way, affordable insurance coverage for full-time employees, continuing education, and a supportive work environment. 


To work with us, you must be enrolled in Oregon's Central Background Registry.

Also, within your first 30 days of employment, you'll need to have or obtain:
•    Food Handler's Card
•    CPR/First Aid
•    Completion of a Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect course.
•    Completion of an Introduction to Child Care Health & Safety course



Complete our online application, where you'll share your résumé and contact information for 3 personal references

If you're passionate about children and education, we're hoping to hear from you!


ChildRoots is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Last updated 09/08/2017 (JB)