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Education Assistant (Bilingual)

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Morrison Child and Family Services


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Published 27 days ago

November 2, 2020
October 30, 2020
$34,600 - $36,800

Education Assistant

Portland, OR

Full Time, Full Benefits

JOB SUMMARY:

Our Group Home program has an exciting opportunity for someone interested in a career in the education field. We’re seeking a bilingual Education Assistant to provide support for students. The Education Assistant in conjunction with Portland Public Schools will facilitate some educational activities and outings. They will collaborate with teachers to provide educational support, translation services (Spanish and English), and behavioral management in educational setting and after school in our residential facility. Education Assistants act as a liaison between the school faculty and the Group Home program. They will manage a case load of approximately 10 students and are charged with administrative tasks relating to maintaining, tracking, updating and uploading required documentation pertaining to educational matters.

Must be comfortable working in a highly regulated environment, strong organization skills and the ability to prioritize are required skills for this role. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills in English and Spanish and be driven to teach and mentor youth. Education Assistants at Group Home are committed to helping students gain self-confidence and become comfortable attending public high school, and willing to teach youth how to navigate educational resources and help guide them to academic success.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Attend Teacher Parent conferences, and any other meetings with teachers and school faculty to discuss academic support and address concerns

• Communicate effectively in person, via email or phone with a variety of people including program staff and Portland Public School faculty

• Upload required education documents, such as progress reports, schedules, report cards, academic notes, etc; Initial Education Assessment to be completed within 72 hours

• Monitor grades, assignments, and academic progress. Create individual educational plans/ tutoring according to students’ academic standing.

• Advocate for students and their individual needs based on education background and education goals; determine the need for remedial education and provide recommendations for after school tutoring as appropriate.

• Provide tutoring and create educational curriculum identified by the students’ needs, abilities, and level of educational competency. Deliver educational services in a programmed, structured classroom setting for six (6) hours per day that follows the school calendar for the academic school year calendars and summer school calendar developed by Morrison.

Schedule: Tuesday to Friday from 8am-6:30pm, 4- day work week! 3 days off including weekends!

Currently, Morrison is monitoring the needs of its residential programs and how to maintain social distancing and best practices during this pandemic. Staff are working from home and coming into the office during this time. The position will work from home 1-2 day per week and 2-3 days in our residential facility

About the Program:

Our Long Term Group Home provides services to up 20 adolescents at one time (ages 15-17 years old) in a co-ed residential facility setting. The youth, typically from Latin America and occasionally other countries live in our Long-Term Group Home, while they await family reunification or other placement options. They attend public school and other community activities. Milieu Counselors guide youth, by teaching them vocational and daily living skills. They work one-on-one, in groups and school settings.

Education and Work Experience:

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

• High school diploma required.

• Bi-lingual in Spanish, written, read and verbal required

• One year experience working with youth with preference given to work in a classroom or educational setting.

• Experience with record keeping systems preferred

Other Requirements:

• Must be 21 years of age

• Must pass a DHS criminal history check.

• Must meet agency driving requirements

Starting Pay Rate:

Bilingual (Spanish) pay range: $16.65- $17.71

About Us:

Morrison Child and Family Services is a non-profit organization that provides a comprehensive array of services to children, adolescents, and their families. As an agency Morrison, its team members, and clients commit to the following values of trauma-informed care:

• Nonviolence - being safe and doing the right thing

• Emotional Intelligence - managing our feelings so we don’t hurt ourselves or others

• Social Learning - respecting and sharing ideas of our teams

• Democracy - shared decision making whenever possible

• Open Communication - saying what we mean and not being mean when we say it

• Social Responsibility - everyone makes a contribution to the organizational culture

• Growth and Change - creating hope for our clients and ourselves

Visit our website to learn more about mission and history and our strategy for accomplishing our goal of achieving significant, positive, and long-term clinical outcomes for the clients we serve.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Education Assistant

Portland, OR

Full Time, Full Benefits

JOB SUMMARY:

Our Group Home program has an exciting opportunity for someone interested in a career in the education field. We’re seeking a bilingual Education Assistant to provide…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Full Time Schedule
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

401K

Medical

Dental

Vision

EAP

401K

Medical

Dental

Vision

EAP

Level of Language Proficiency

Due to program needs candidates will need to be bilingual in Spanish and English

Due to program needs candidates will need to be bilingual in Spanish and English

Location

Portland, OR

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

External Candidate Process: Click here to apply:

*** External candidates, if viewing job through a website without enabled links please visit https://www.morrisonkids.org/careers/openpositions/ and select the job title “Education Assistant” and click: “Apply for Job”

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Position Open Until Enough Qualified Applicants Have Responded

We strive to Create a Diverse, Inclusive environment to Better Serve our Clients.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

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