Providence Health & Services Preschool/Pre-K Teacher Wee Care Child Development Center in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling an experienced Preschool/Pre-K Teacher to our Wee Care Child Development Center in Portland, Oregon. This is a full-time, benefited position.

In this position, you will:

  • Work as a team member to provide a safe and secure environment providing developmentally appropriate activities for a child's social, emotional, physical and intellectual growth.

  • Directly be involved in the physical care of children and the maintenance of a clean, orderly preschool environment.

  • Work with the Lead Teacher to organize and plan a developmentally appropriate environment, learning activities, schedule and general care of the children. Performs all duties in a manner that promotes team concept and reflects the Sisters of Providence mission and philosphy.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Oregon Registry Step 9 -or- Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or related field

  • 6 months of experience with groups of children 3-6 years (Practicum experience is acceptable experience to the required 6 month full-time equivalent)

  • Willingness and ability to promote expansion of knowledge in child development/early childhood education through workshops/classes

  • Ability to work flexible hours within the hours of operation 6:30AM to 6:30PM and holidays

  • In compliance with the Office of Child Care of the Oregon Department of Education, Central Background Registration is required for this position, based on assigned duties. Must have no convictions related to child abuse, offenses against persons sexual offenses, child neglect, felony offenses involving controlled substances, or any other offenses bearing substantial relation to the qualifications, functions, of duties of an employee of a child care facility.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate degree in Early Childhood Education

  • Current Infant/Child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid certifications

  • 1 year of experience with groups of children 6 weeks to 6 years, with at least 6 months with children 3-6 years

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 159189