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Educational Preschool Assistant



(Off-Campus/College Work Study Program)


Equal Opportunity Employer

Work Study Positions are open and available only for students with college Work Study grants approved by a college Financial Aid Office.

Job Title: Educational Preschool Assistant

Agency:  Portland Parks & Recreation, OR

Contact Person: Jeanne Kraje

Phone: (503) 823-2832

Address: Office: 6433 NE Tillamook, PDX OR 97213

Work placement addresses vary per site (Charles Jordan Community center, Dishman CC, Hillside CC, Montavilla CC, Peninsula CC, St Johns CC, Woodstock CC)

Pay: $9.00-$10.00, depending on experience

Description of Duties:

  • Assists with on-site educational preschool activities in a classroom setting.
  • Set-up & clean-up of activities.
  • Assists in classroom student management as requested by teacher.
  • Plan & implement room decorations, themed activities & set-up learning stations.
  • Work with individual students as requested.


  • Provide a high level of customer service in all interactions with the general public, parents, co-workers, and others contacted within the course of work.
  • Ability to take initiative, be creative in developing support materials, understand age levels & abilities of children 3-5 years.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with lead teacher, parents & recreation staff.
  • Desire to work with and interact with young children

 Work Schedule: Fall, Winter, Spring Terms, varies per site. Typically:

  • Mon/Wed/Fri: and Tues/Thurs      8:45 – 12:15 p.m. & 12:30-3:30 p.m.

* Shifts can be combined for a longer day.

# Of Positions: 14 positions available to start Fall 2014