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Preschool Co-Teachers and Substitutes

The Treehouse: a Forest Garden School

Milwaukie, OR, USA

Full time

$1.9-2.4k (monthly)

Kindergarten and Early Childhood


Sep 6

1) Afternoon Preschool and Kindergarten Co-Teacher (Oak Class)

  • M-F: 1:30-5pm | F: 8:30-5 
  • Looking for someone available to add on morning shifts when enrollment increases.
  • Monthly salary of $1,856.85/month | Annual salary of $22,282.25
  • Based on a qualified “Teacher” rate of $19/hr. Here is our '23-'24 Teaching Pay Bracket
  • Here is a sample Salary Agreement.

2) Support Teacher (all classes)

  • 30.5 hrs a week M, T, Th, F (Varies, but base schedule is 8:30-3:45)
  • Supports all 3 classes and teachers during the day, and cleans our community space - below is the breakdown of the schedule.
  • Monthly salary of $2,422.13/month
  • Salary based on $18-$19/hr depending on experience and education. Here is our '23-'24 Teaching Pay Bracket
  • Here is a sample Salary Agreement. Right now, it is written for an Aid 2. 
  • We will not be hiring an Aid 1 for this position. 
  • This position is for an Aid 2 or Teacher. See page 71 and 75 in the ELD Rule Book to confirm you are an Aid 2 or Teacher qualified before scheduling an interview. 

3) Substitute Teacher (all classes)

  • On call and pre-scheduled shifts 

$17-$19/hr depending on experience and education. Here is our '23-'24 Teaching Pay Bracket

Required certificates include (may be obtained upon employment):

  • Pediatric CPR and 1st Aid Certificate
  • Oregon Food Handlers Card
  • Enrollment in the Background Registry
  • Introduction to Child Care Health and Safety (ICCHS)
  • Safe Sleep Training
  • Foundations for Learning 
  • Recognizing Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Additional RIE infant training is needed in the infant classroom and may be obtained after hiring. 

Knowledge of and/or experience in a Waldorf early childhood and Forest School is highly sought after!

All Lead Teachers must be “Teacher Qualified” through the Early Learning Division 

Requirements on Page 75 

Application Instructions

Please email required application materials to desirae.thetreehouse@gmail.com (see below) with the email subject titled "Co-Teacher or Lead Teacher Applicant".

**Please Note: Applications will be dismissed if any of the following is negated.**

Please do not call the school to follow up - we do not have a receptionist.

Application Materials Include:

1) Resume

2) Names and phone numbers of three work and/or teaching-related references

3) Cover letter with answers to the following:

  • How has your experience prepared you for the responsibilities of this position?
  • We follow the Waldorf philosophy and teach through an emergent curriculum. How would your approach combine with ours?
  • Our Forest Garden is a dynamic part of our curriculum. Elaborate on your experience and awareness of the Forest School movement and/or Outdoor Education. 
  • We encourage our whole staff to use their interests to enrich the overall experience we provide to both children and families. How could your interests and skill set enrich our program?
  • If applying for Infant care: What is your knowledge and experience of RIE?

After an interview, qualified applicants will show the ability to foster and lead a healthy working environment through a working interview.

**Please review our website before applying.**


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