Providence Health & Services Toddler Teacher - Wee Care Child Development Center in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Toddler Teacher to our Wee Care Child Development Center in Portland, Oregon. We are looking to add to our team! Wee Care complies with all the State of Oregon childcare services Five Star Quality Rating requirements. This is a full-time, benefited position.

In this position, you will:

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

  • Be directly involved in the physical care of children including feeding and changing of diapers/clothing and the maintenance of a clean, orderly and stimulating environment.

  • Work with the Lead Teacher to organize and plan a developmentally appropriate environment, activities, schedule and general care of the children.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Current Infant/Child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification

  • First Aid certification

  • Food Handler's Card

  • "Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect" training

  • 1 year of direct child care and teaching experience with groups of children six weeks to 5 years, with at least 12 months of experience with children 6 weeks to 12 months (Infants), 12 months to 24 months (Toddlers); and/or 24 through 36 months (Intermediates).

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

  • 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.

  • In compliance with the Oregon Office of Child Care, clearance is required for this position with the Oregon Central Background Registry (CBR), based on assigned duties.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or interrelated field

  • Minimum of an Oregon Registry Step 9 or above

  • Oregon Registry Infant/Toddler Professional Credential

  • 2 years of direct child care and teaching experience with groups of children six weeks to 5 years, with at least 12 months experience with children 6 weeks to 12 months (Infants), 12 months to 24 months (Toddlers); and/or 24 through 36 months (Intermediates)

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: 162429