Employment

Early Childhood Educator

The Co-op Family Center Early Childhood School at Eugene, OR, seeks a passionate, reflective, collaborative, and inquisitive individual dedicated to the field of Early Childhood Education. We are currently seeking part-time teachers for a variety of age groups.

The Co-op Family Center is a school of excellence where children feel secure and confident, and are nurtured to become deep and creative thinkers. We are inspired by the schools of Reggio Emilia, Italy, nature and project-based, and by a social constructivist perspective. We encourage the development of critical-thinking, problem-solving, and communication skills. We celebrate individuality and support children to express their ideas with confidence as they explore the world, and celebrate the beauty and strength of our diverse, and global community.

We serve the University of Oregon students families, faculty members, and the Eugene community, with almost a hundred children aged 8 weeks to five years across 5 classrooms, and one after school program for School Age children.  Our faculty is comprised of innovative educators who believe in striving for excellence in Early Childhood Education. Teachers are competent leaders in the school and are invited to participate in decision making, visioning, and the overall development of our school. Our teaching teams develop curriculum around the interests, inquiries, and identities of our children. Relationships are at the center of our community, and we seek individuals with the ability to partner with faculty, families, and the Leadership Team to support the work of our school community.

Please submit a job specific resume and a cover letter to estee@coopfamilycenter.org. An additional sample of documentation that you have created on the work of young children is highly encouraged.