ChildRoots schools are progressive, play-based, and rooted in the philosophies of Reggio, RIE and constructivism.

We're looking for part-time and full-time-equivalent Substitutes to join our team as soon as possible!

Substitutes are thoughtful, collaborative, and have at least a year of experience caring for children, preferably in a licensed child care facility OR have completed college coursework in early childhood education.  Substitutes work a flexible schedule, filling in for Teachers as needed. A part-time Substitute's schedule is very flexible and can vary from week to week; a full-time-equivalent Substitute is guaranteed 30+ hours per week.

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

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

In addition to specialized training, insurance coverage for full-time-equivalent employees, continuing education, and a supportive work environment, we offer transparent, standard starting wages to all new Teachers. 


Complete our online application, where you'll be asked to 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 08/30/2017 (JB)