Teaching at Cobb Childcare & Preschool
Cobb Childcare & Preschool is always seeking applications for creative, hands-on, and skilled classroom teachers who want to work in an emergent, child-centered environment. Cobb teachers have a deep commitment to the well-being of children, and they take joy in spending full days in the company of exuberant young people.
Cobb teachers look for ways to extend learning into the community. They are devoted to a developmental approach to children, and they respect the importance of play in a child’s day, viewing children as citizens and relevant members of our community. Cobb teachers are also life-long learners who model curiosity and intellectual engagement in their own lives.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO TEACH AT COBB PRESCHOOL?
All teaching staff must possess the foundational education required by the State of Oregon to teach. Teaching Assistants are encouraged to apply, so long as they have a plan to obtain the education and experience required to be a qualified teacher. A successful applicant will demonstrate a strong history of working with children, the ability to work in a highly collaborative environment, and the enthusiasm to teach and develop a high-energy, child-centered curriculum.
WHAT IS THE TEACHERS SALARY?
As with any other position, the salary is commensurate with the skills, education and relevant teaching experience of the individual. Salary ranges are posted with each opening as they occur. As a not-for-profit organization, we are pleased to offer a competitive wage, generous benefits package, and a positive work environment
WHAT ABOUT NON-TEACHING POSITIONS?
Non-teaching positions will be posted on this page as they are available. As an independent center with a strong reputation, our positions are typically filled quickly, so interested candidates are encouraged to apply quickly.
I LOVE CHILDREN, AND THIS SEEMS EASY-HOW DO I APPLY?
We love children too! We also believe strongly in their potential and the research behind early education. For this reason, we have rigorous expectations of our teaching staff, and hold them to a high standard. Our educators see their role as the important influence it is, and understand the impact they have on the classroom setting. Successful candidates will find their role to be one of the most rewarding of their career, but far from easy!