Teacher Assistant
Title:Teacher Assistant
Location of Job:Bandon
Department:Early Learning Programs
Salary Range:$16.00/hour
Job Category:F/T and P/T

Now is the time to join one of the top non-profits of its size in Oregon as one of our Teacher Assistants for the Bandon Community Child Care Center.  Bandon Community Child Care Center is a full day high-quality early learning center for children 6 weeks to 6 years of age. 

General Position Description

The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Program Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. She/he must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. Assisting the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents, the Teacher Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff. Teacher Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Program Director.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, order, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification and Food Handler’s card (or willing to obtain).
  • OCC sleep training (or willing to obtain).
  • Must clear full background check.

Physical Requirements

Must be able to lift 35 pounds.

Employment Type


Wage Range

$11 to $13 per hour, depending on qualifications

About Us:
South Coast Business Employment Corporation (SCBEC) was incorporated in 1982 under IRS code 501(c)(3) Private nonprofit and currently serves Coos, Curry, Douglas, Marion, & Yamhill counties in Oregon. Equal Opportunity Employer


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