Job Details

Education Assistant

Morrison Child and Family Services, Portland, OR

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 12/15/2018

Education Assistant
Portland, OR
Full Time, Full Benefits
Job Codes: EA-152 or EA-158

(2 Open Positions)

The Education Assistant monitors and provides successful transition of youth educational records from a program serving children. Collaborates with teachers to provide educational support and behavioral management in the classrooms. Position works in a classroom setting, within a residential facility

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Screens clients entering the program for education level history
• Coordinates with clients previous facilities/educational institutions to obtain education records, and
transfers education records to new school upon exiting program
• Assists in group outings with the clients
• Works effectively with outside care representatives to ensure cooperative and supportive working relations and coordination of client services

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 Range:
Bilingual pay range: $16.65-17.03

About the Programs:
Shelter (EA-158):  Our shelter is well equipped to comfortably care and provide support for up to 50 youth at a time. Through our residential facility, the youth have access to education, and mental health services onsite. The program serves adolescent boys and girls, (11 – 17 years of age) The youth primarily arrive from Latin American countries, occasionally from other countries such as South East Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa.

Staff Secure (EA-152): Is a 16- bed residential facility for adolescent males.  The program maintains stricter security measures, such as higher staff to client ratio for supervision, than a shelter in order to control disruptive behavior. This placement is for youth who require close supervision but do not need placement in a secure facility.

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 all of our clients

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Job codes:
Staff Secure (EA-152), Shelter (EA-158)

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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.

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