Family/Child Interventionist Preschool Teacher - Pioneer Relief Nursery

Family/Child Interventionist Preschool Teacher

Reports To: Program Manager Compensation: DOE

General Description

The Preschool FCI plans, organizes and implements a therapeutic environment and programs

for children in families experiencing higher than normal amounts of stress. The FCI is responsible for:

  • Conducting regularly scheduled home visits for their assigned families focusing on family centered and strengths-based assessments and assistance
  • Assuming the rule of advocate and/or child when appropriate
  • Assisting in the connection and/or referrals of community partners for supportive service programs that fall outside of the scope of work or Pioneer Relief Nursery

Job Requirements

  • Excellent organization skills and attention to administrative and social detail
  • Ability to stay calm and act fairly in stressful situations
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Valid Infant/Child CPR and First Aid card
  • Valid Food Handlers Card
  • Valid Oregon Drivers License, transportation and auto insurance
  • Knowledge of community resources
  • Physical ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (including but not limited to the following)

  • Relate information tactfully, confidently and without judgment to children and families
  • Knowledge of normal child growth and development, as well as parent/child attachment and relationships
  • Ability to promote positive parenting skills and parent/child interactions
  • Ability to build trust with multi-stressed families with a strengths-based approach
  • Demonstrated motivation and ability to learn and practice basic supportive skills
  • Ability to recognize and record significant individual and group behaviors
  • Ability to listen and communicate well with a diverse network
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional boundaries with clients

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Development, Social Work or related field
  • 2 years experience in Early Childhood program preferred
  • Oregon Registry Level 9 or higher

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Kate Lacy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Pioneer Relief Nursery is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age or disability.