Looking for explorer to join our playschool in Sellwood!

December 15, 2017

LSP PromoFour giggly, curious, adventurous three-year-olds and I are looking for another explorer to join our group! We're somewhere between a nanny-share and a play-based preschool, and, beginning in January, will have room for one child to join us on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.

We spend our days working with sensory and open-ended materials, exploring the outdoors, and developing the focus that comes with working on an activity that is freely chosen. We're big believers in kindness, social curiosity and exploration, natural consequences, discipline without shame, and the inherent wonder of childhood.

If you'd like to join us, please contact se.playschool@gmail.com for more information. Thanks for reading!

Creative Minds Learning Centers is Now Enrolling: Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool

December 05, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly certified preschools and learning centers in Sellwood, Woodstock, Westmoreland, Gateway, Broadway, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We provide care and curriculum for infants as young as 3 months through Private Kindergarten (age 6). Our programs are specialized to the age group and developmental level of the children enrolled, and we employ professionally trained teachers with specialty in the age group that they work with. 

We are currently enrolling part time and full time at our schools, though we encourage you to call soon because our programs are filling quickly due to our small class sizes and low student/teacher ratios. We accept DHS payments at our Gateway, Broadway, and Woodstock schools. Call today to learn about our Holiday Specials and what Creative Minds can offer your family. We look forward to building a future with your family! 

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A typical day at Creative Minds includes an art project from our Reggio-inspired art program, circle time, play time, a story from the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts (for our Kindergarteners!), weekly Sign Language and Spanish, more play time, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We also are sure to include outdoor activities, and most classes spend time outside both in the morning and in the afternoon! We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Call today to see if your family can take advantage of our limited time enrollment specials! 

Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! Visit our website for a full list of the available positions!**

Opening for Toddler in Nanny Share - 12 hours/wk (Inner SE-Buckman)

December 04, 2017

Hi Portland families!

My name is Laurel and I have been working full-time as a nanny for 2 and a half years and have been providing childcare for nearly 20 years to children of all ages, ranging from newborn to adolescence. I recently started working in a nanny share and, unfortunately, one of the families wasn’t able to continue. The remaining child is 15 months with a friendly and easygoing temperament. Our current schedule is M-T 9:30-1:30 and Wednesday 10:30-2:30 but we have some flexibility here. The family would prefer to host the share at their home in the Buckman neighborhood. We are looking for a family with a child between 12 months to 2.5 years.

A bit more about me: I studied Family Studies and Human Development as an undergrad and Social Work (with a concentration in Children and Families) as a graduate student. I worked with at-risk children and families as a home visiting social worker before moving into the field of early childhood education where I worked as an educator in both a toddler and mixed age preschool classroom.

I believe that children learn through relationships, play and the ability to interact with a variety of materials and environments. I believe in the power of predictable routines, honest and clear communication, and firm and consistent boundaries. I offer children authentic choices and invite their active participation in the day’s routine whenever possible. I value and welcome the full range of children’s emotions while acknowledging that not all behaviors are acceptable. I closely follow the RIE philosophy as it is the most authentic and respectful childcare approach I have yet to discover.  

I'm CPR/First Aid certified, have a driver's license, a clean driving record and a safe car.

When I’m not working directly with children, I own a small consulting business where I design and organize children’s home play spaces. I like to spend my free time cooking, exploring the incredible wild spaces of the Pacific Northwest, practicing yoga, scouring secondhand stores and watching adventure films.

I'm reliable, experienced and I feel confident that I can provide respectful, responsive care for your child. Please let me know if you have any questions. I have plentiful, glowing references, which I would love to share with you if you’re interested. I look forward to hearing from you!

Warmly,

Laurel

laureljohnsonmsw@gmail.com

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My Bundle of Joy specializes in the care of infants and toddlers! Apply now to get on our wait-list!

December 01, 2017


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Locations in NE Portland and SW Portland

Call or Text 503.575.5654 

Apply now to get on our waitlist and come for a tour!

www.MyBundleofJoy.com

www.Facebook.com/MyBundleofJoyPDX

Our Purpose:

"To nurture, protect and help the children entrusted to our care. To encourage exploration and curiosity in a safe, clean and happy environment. To acknowledge, teach and respect the individual as a valuable human being." 


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Where curiosity is nurtured - Little Scholars Academy! Enrolling now for 2018

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24 Months - 5 year-olds

Monday-Friday 7-5:30 ~ Full-time or Part-time

Located in the Johns Landing and Burlingame neighborhoods.

The perfect balance of play and academics!

503.550.4444

http://www.littlescholarsacademy.com/

www.Facebook.com/LittleScholarsAcademyPDX  


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Now Enrolling at ChildRoots

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ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland for families with young children ages six weeks to six years. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play; ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.

We are currently enrolling!

Fremont Location:

  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a toddler born between 9/1/2014 - 2/28/2015.
  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2013-8/31/2014.

Southeast Location:

  • We currently have part-time and full-time openings for preschoolers born between 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013.

Northwest Location:

  • We currently have one part-time (M/W/F) opening for a preschooler born between  3/1/2014 - 8/31/2014.
  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2013-8/31/2014.
  • We currently have part-time and full-time openings for preschoolers born between 9/1/2012-8/31/2013.

For more information, please visit our website, or get in touch via email or phone. We’d love to chat about enrollment options.

E: enrollment@childroots.com

P: (503) 235-1151

Seeking info for infant care

November 30, 2017

Hello Mamas,

I am due to have my first baby on April 5th, and am looking for a couple things in Portland.  First, I need to hire someone to come 15 hours/week from the beginning-12 weeks to help out at the house.  Then we are looking for a full time 'school' situation once we hit 12 weeks.  I'm on a waiting list at one place, but was hoping you have recommendations for others.  I live in SE (mt. tabor), and that would be our preferred area of care.  

Really appreciate any insight you can offer.  I can be reached at austintxsyd@gmail.com.

Thank you,

Sydney

 

Now Enrolling Infants, Toddlers, and Preschool. 7 Locations Near You!

November 28, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in Sellwood, Woodstock, Westmoreland, Gateway, Broadway, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We are currently enrolling most ages at our locations, though we encourage you to call soon because our programs are filling quickly due to our small class sizes and low student/teacher ratios.

We provide care and curriculum for infants as young as 3 months through Private Kindergarten (age 6). Our programs are specialized to the age group and developmental level of the children enrolled, and we employ professionally trained teachers with specialty in the age group that they work with. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Call today to see if your family can take advantage of our limited time enrollment specials! 

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We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools!  Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

Stop by our Open House at our Sellwood School on Saturday, December 2nd from 11am-3pm! Your kiddo can build a snowflake ornament while you check out our beautiful facility! 

Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! Visit our website for a full list of the available positions!**

Flexible Drop-In Daycare by Teacher with a Master's Degree

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  • Paper Crane Learning Center is a small in-home childcare run by a certified teacher with a master's degree in early childhood and special education and nine years experience as a public school teacher. 
  • We offer flexible or regular care with no commitment necessary. Just sign up online for an open slot, anywhere from one hour to a full day. While we accept children ages 6 weeks to 6 years, our current openings are generally for children ages 2 and above.
  • Our hours are Tuesday through Friday from 8:00 - 6:00.
  • We are conveniently located at SE 93rd and Salmon in the Montavilla neighborhood with close access to I-205 and I-84 as well as shopping, gyms, and other amenities.
  • Our low child to adult ratio allows us to offer personalized care in a comfortable home setting. We strive to engage children in developmentally appropriate, fun, and educational learning activities while you take care of other things. 
  • Call or email today to set up a meet and greet so we can discuss your family's needs and learn more about your child. This first visit is free with no obligation to use our services.

www.papercranelc.com
papercranelc@gmail.com
503-974-4181

 

Seeking part-time working mama interested in doing a childcare swap (N/NE portland)

November 27, 2017

Hello! I am a new mom of a 6 month old baby boy and I work 24 hours a week as an Occupational Therapist. I would LOVE to find another like minded mama who works part time on opposite days and would be interested in a long-term childcare swap situation. Ideally, I'd love to find a family who lives in North or Inner NE Portland, has 1 (maybe 2) young kiddos, and would be able to watch my cutie on T/F and one other weekday (the 3rd day is currently Monday but could be changed). I would watch the kids on the opposite weekdays and could do a weekend day to balance out the swap. Or we could do a nanny share for all the kids for one day a week and just swap 2 days.  I'm up for getting creative! I am very skilled at watching multiples and I would really love for my son to be cared for alongside other kids. Things we value in our family are loving and interactive care, being outdoors, music and other sensory stimulating play that is age appropriate, healthy eating, avoiding technology exposure (no screen-time) and avoiding exposure to strong fragrances/phthalates.  If this post strikes your fancy, please contact me at jessicagbarton@gmail.com. We currently have stable and loving care for our son and will only pursue a swap if we find the right family. 

Infant Care, North Portland (St Johns)

Greetings! I have one opening for 3 days of care per week(Mon, Tue, Wed) I care for a small group of 3 infants/wobblers from home located in St Johns, North Portland.  Total ratio 3:1. I have 20+ years experience. References are available to you. 20160726_095214
Hours are 8:00a-5:00p. Closed on Friday except for occasional drop in care if needed.  Feel free to email nanny_clair_v@yahoo.com or text/call 503.933.0580 if you are interested in learning more. Looking forward to hearing from you!

Creative Minds Is Now Enrolling! Take advantage of our specials before November 30th!

November 22, 2017

We are now enrolling for all ages at most of our schools! Please give us a call to learn about our enrollment specials before November 30th to take advantage of our enrollment specials! 

Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in the SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We are currently enrolling most ages at most locations, though call soon because our programs are filling quickly due to our low class sizes and ratios! We provide care and curriculum for infants as young as 3 months through Private Kindergarten (age 6). Our programs are specialized to the age group and developmental level of the children enrolled, and we employ professionally trained teachers with specialty in the age group that they work with. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Call today to see if your family can take advantage of our limited time enrollment specials! 

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We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools!  Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! We are now hiring Teachers and Aides. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions!**

Spilt Milk Nannies Beaverton

November 20, 2017

Modern family life is hectic. We get it. Balancing work, family, and activities is a lot of work. Everyone needs a break from time to time. Now you can relax knowing you'll always have access to great sitters. Spilt Milk Nannies is a subscription service that recruits and maintains a community of babysitters so parents have free time when they need it.  We are here to offer peace of mind with flexible, book as you need care. Whether that be a date-night, weekend care, care for ever changing schedules, or a backup, we are here to help.

If you are interested in Spilt Milk and want to hear a little more about us, please send over an email or give us a call. We look forward to hearing from you!

Nicolette Glad & Brittany White 

www.spiltmilknannies.com

beaverton@spiltmilknannies.com

(805)428-6711

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Join our Nannyshare in Happy Valley

November 17, 2017

 

Hello, we are an outdoor loving family of four. We have two girls age 4 and 6 months. We currently have a nanny coming to our house Tuesday 8am-3pm, Wednesday Noon-6pm, and Fridays 9am-3pm.

Through the winter we will have her come most Mondays 7am-3pm as well. If you would like to join our children and their nanny please contact me. We live on Mt. Scott close to 82nd /I-205and Johnson Creek. If you live in outer SE Pdx, Milwaukie, Clackamas, or Happy Valley  this could work great.

We can be a little flexible on times if needed. Hope to hear from you. 
Please contact Tanya at tanyalinnlove@gmail.com or call/text me at (503) 704-9469. 

Now Enrolling Toddlers and Preschoolers at ChildRoots

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ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland for families with young children ages six weeks to six years. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play; ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.

We are currently enrolling!

Fremont Location:

  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a toddler born between 9/1/2014 - 2/28/2015.
  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2013-8/31/2014.

Southeast Location:

  • We currently have part-time and full-time openings for preschoolers born between 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013.

Northwest Location:

  • We currently have one full-time opening for a wobbler born between 9/1/2014-2/28/2015.
  • We currently have one part-time (M/W/F) opening for a preschooler born between  3/1/2014 - 8/31/2014.
  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2013-8/31/2014.
  • We currently have part-time and full-time openings for preschoolers born between 9/1/2012-8/31/2013.

For more information, please visit our website, or get in touch via email or phone. We’d love to chat about enrollment options.

E: enrollment@childroots.com

P: (503) 235-1151

Get 50% Off Registration at Saturday's Open House!

November 16, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Centers Happy Valley and Sellwood Schools are hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 18th from 10am-1pm. All families and kiddos are encouraged to stop by! All attendees will receive a coupon for 50% off registration if registered before December 31, 2017! 

Happy Valley School: 12771 SE Sunnyside Rd. Clackamas, 97015
Sellwood School: 7733 SE 13th Ave. Portland, 97202 

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Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in the SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We are currently enrolling most ages at most locations, though call soon because our programs are filling quickly due to our low class sizes and ratios! We provide care and curriculum for infants as young as 3 months through Private Kindergarten (age 6). Our programs are specialized to the age group and developmental level of the children enrolled, and we employ professionally trained teachers with specialty in the age group that they work with. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Call today to see if your family can take advantage of our limited time enrollment specials! 

We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools!  Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! We are now hiring Teachers and Aides. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions! Stop by our Open House (info above) and we will be happy to accept your resume and conduct an initial interview.**

Willow Tree has a mid year opening

November 15, 2017

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The Willow Tree Preschool is in its 12th year as a community of learners; we are an eclectic program influenced by the progressive early childhood programs of Reggio Emilia, Italy, developed with over 20 years of experience in early childhood education. We share our gratitude for nature, love of the arts and deep respect for playful inquiry in a multitude of ways. The warm beautiful home environment is created to meet the needs of young children, who are encouraged to move and learn at their own pace, inviting them to explore and build meaning through their experiences. It is through playful exploration that real learning happens, creative thinking evolves, problem solving develops, and true connection and meaning is made.

Weekly visits from the yoga and music specialist promote further exploration, enhancing our curriculum.

The preschool hours are from 9 am to 1 pm for children 3 to 5 years of age.

We would love to meet you and your child, contact the director to set up a tour kim@willowtreepreschool.com

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Open House at Creative Minds November 18th! Enrolling all ages!

November 09, 2017

Creative Minds Learning Centers Happy Valley and Sellwood Schools are hosting an Open House on Saturday, November 18th from 10am-1pm. All families and kiddos are encouraged to stop by! All attendees will receive a coupon for 50% off registration if registered before December 31, 2017! 

Happy Valley School: 12771 SE Sunnyside Rd. Clackamas, 97015
Sellwood School: 7733 SE 13th Ave. Portland, 97202 


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Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in the SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We are currently enrolling most ages at most locations, though call soon because our programs are filling quickly due to our low class sizes and ratios! We provide care and curriculum for infants as young as 3 months through Private Kindergarten (age 6). Our programs are specialized to the age group and developmental level of the children enrolled, and we employ professionally trained teachers with specialty in the age group that they work with. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Call today to see if your family can take advantage of our limited time enrollment specials! 

We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools!  Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 


Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! We are now hiring Teachers and Aides. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions! Stop by our Open House (info above) and we will be happy to accept your resume and conduct an initial interview.**

 

PPS High School Teacher Looking to Share Childcare

November 08, 2017

I am a high school teacher for PPS.  I am currently pregnant and hoping to return to work next year (2018-2019) part time.  I am looking for another high school teacher in Portland who would be interested in working part time as well and caring for each others children on our off days.  In other words, one of us would work A days and the other would work B days and we would look after each others children on opposite days.  I am located near Tabor.  If you would be interested please contact Leslie at leslie.brown422@gmail.com.

Franciscan Montessori Earth School Open House, Nov 14th!

The Franciscan Montessori Earth School is hosting an Open House on Tuesday, November 14th from 10:00-11:30am at our campus (14750 SE Clinton Street, Portland, 97236). Come and see what a Montessori Children's House program is all about! We offer two five-day per week programs, one half-day and one full-day along with before/after care and a slate of extracurricular activities. Visit www.fmes.org to learn more about the school and RSVP for the open house. Contact Deborah Dahling, Admissions Director, at ddahling@fmes.org or 503.760.8220, with questions or for more information.

Creative Minds is Now Enrolling!

November 06, 2017

Infant and Toddler openings- we can accommodate for full time and part time schedules!

We have specialized programs for the care and early education of 3 months through 36 months at our Sellwood, Tualatin, Westmoreland, & Happy Valley schools and for 12-36 months at our Broadway and Woodstock schools! Call today to see what specials your family can take advantage of, space and time is limited!

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Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in the SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Call today to see if your family can take advantage of our limited time enrollment specials! 

We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools!  Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! We are now hiring Teachers and Aides. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions!**

Looking for Nanny or Nanny Share for infant SE Pdx or Happy Valley

November 05, 2017

Hello - We are family of four (parents, four year old girl in preschool and 6 month old baby). We are looking for a Nanny or a Nanny Share for our 6 month old (and possibly 1-2 days per week with the 4 year old)  in the SE Pdx neighborhood or Happy Valley.  Ideally we are looking for care 4-5 days per week. 8:30am-5 or 6pm. 

We are happy to host, split between houses or commute to yours. We live and work in Happy Valley but we drive our four year old to school in SE Portland around Woodstock area so that location would also be a ideal. 

We are pretty flexible so if there is an option with limited days please contact me anyway.

If you are interested please contact me, Tanya at: tanyalinnlove@gmail.com

 

HAPPY DAYS PRESCHOOL

November 02, 2017

2017 SPACES STILL AVAILABLE!!! 

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Happy Days Preschool provides child guided learning in a state licensed, NE Portland home. We aim to create a secure and happy bridge between home and school life for children aged 2-5 using Reggio Emilia and Waldorf  inspired curriculum. We still have a few full time (7:30am-3:30pm) spots available for fall. Contact us now to tour our school, our 1/4 acre backyard farm and meet Miss Anna and Miss Chloe. 

website: www.happydayspreschoolpdx.com

email: happydayspreschool.pdx@gmail.com

instagram: @happydayspreschool

Afterschool nanny needed

October 31, 2017

We are seeking a fabulous afterschool nanny for our 3 year old son.  The right person is energetic, gentle, and dependable.

The hours are at a minimum Monday, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 3:30pm-5:30pm.  Additional hours are likely available for evening and weekend events that come up. Morning hours also available if interested.

Duties include picking him up from school, coming back to our home, offering prepared snack and/or dinner, and of course playing. Pay starts at $15 an hr and DOE, plus gas reimbursement.  Flexibility for increased hours during school breaks would be great, but not required. 

If you're interested, please contact us by email and tell us a little about you. 

Warmly,

Miranda & Deb

red_necco@yahoo.com

 

 

Now Enrolling - SW Portland - Atlas Immersion Academy

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We currently have spots available in our Infant, Toddler, and Pre-School classes.  Atlas offers full immersion childcare in French or Spanish.

OPEN NOW!

Call or email for a tour:  971-238-9838 or Sydney@atlasimmersionacademy.com

www.atlasimmersionacademy.com

 

 

Merci,

Gracias,

-Atlas

Creative Minds Learning Center has Openings for 3-36 months!

October 27, 2017

Infant and Toddler openings- we can accommodate for full time and part time schedules!

We have specialized programs for the care and early education of 3 months through 36 months at our Sellwood, Tualatin, Westmoreland, & Happy Valley schools and for 12-36 months at our Broadway and Woodstock schools! Call today to see what specials your family can take advantage of, space and time is limited!

6a00d8341c629753ef01b8d21da0a6970cCreative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in the SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. Call today to see if your family can take advantage of our limited time enrollment specials! 

We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools!  Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

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Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! We are now hiring Teachers and Aides. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions!**

SWEET RIVER BAMBOO PRESCHOOL & NURSERY HAS OPENINGS!

October 26, 2017


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Sweet River Bamboo Preschool & Nursery is a LifeWays and Waldorf inspired program nurturing the spirit of childhood. Located in NE Portland, we are a predominantly Waldorf program and take inspiration from Montessori and Reggio philosophies to create an environment that is well balanced and suited to the social/emotional development of the young  child.  

A year round program, we are a small and mindful group of 2 teachers and 8 children from 18m-kindergarten ready.

Enrollment options are for 1, 2, or 3 days a week:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:30a-12:30p. or 8:45a-2:45p.

Held in a loving home surrounded by beauty and toys made of natural materials, a gentle rhythm carries children through open play, song circles, outside adventures (we are right by Oregon Park!) and rest. Painting, arts and crafts and baking are other activities we do together weekly. Influenced greatly by nature's rhythm, acknowledgment of and festive celebrations of the seasons are a big deal at Sweet River Bamboo! 


Lead Teacher Sara (Sahra) is a Waldorf inspired teacher with 20 years of childcare experience with children of all ages. Her time with children has taught her how to slow down, find playful moments in every activity, and to stay present, loving and kind. Sara has learned that encouraging creativity and being out in nature daily is imperative for the well being of children (and adults!) She has observed that placing children in mixed age environments that are warm and loving is immensely helpful in aiding their ability to learn, thrive and grow securely and whole heartedly. Sara brings warmth, creativity, intention and love to the children in her care and holds a nourishing container for the preschool group as a whole. Sara's multi cultural and multi lingual background and years of extensive world travel bring a nice flavor to the school. Her decade long exploration of psychology, dance and various forms of mindful movement practices influence the curriculum greatly. 

Space is limited as we keep our group small.  Please contact Sara at 503-432-6414 or saralizadeh@hotmail.com with your interest and questions. A complete overview of the program, including tuition rates, will be provided via email at your request. 

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Thank you for considering this magical program for your child!

 

Now Enrolling at ChildRoots

October 25, 2017

 

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ChildRoots is a progressive and thoughtful learning community in the heart of Portland for families with young children ages six weeks to six years. We make space for loud, exuberant play, plan for puddles, and take time for independence. We maintain nurturing and beautiful environments where children are treated with compassion, deep respect, and love. We strive to empower children to be their true, authentic selves. Through wonder, experimentation, and play; ChildRoots kids develop flexibility, resilience, and confidence.

We are currently enrolling!

Fremont Location:

  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2014 - 2/28/2015.

Southeast Location:

  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a toddler born between 9/1/2014-2/28/2015.
  • We currently have part-time and full-time openings for preschoolers born between 9/1/2012 - 8/31/2013.

Northwest Location:

  • We currently have one part-time opening for a wobbler born between 3/1/2015 - 8/31/2015.
  • We currently have part-time and full-time openings for toddlers born between 9/1/2014-2/28/2015.
  • We currently have one part-time (M/W/F) opening for a preschooler born between  3/1/2014 - 8/31/2014.
  • We currently have one part-time (T/TH) opening for a preschooler born between 9/1/2013-8/31/2014.
  • We currently have part-time and full-time openings for preschoolers born between 9/1/2012-8/31/2013.

For more information, please visit our website, or get in touch via email or phone. We’d love to chat about enrollment options.

E: enrollment@childroots.com

P: (503) 235-1151

Current Enrollment Specials, Call Creative Minds Today!

October 20, 2017

Openings at Seven Locations! Call today to see what specials your family can take advantage of! Space and  time is limited!

Broadway | Gateway | Happy Valley | Sellwood | Tualatin | Westmoreland | Woodstock

Providing Early Education to Children 3 months through 6 years since 1997! 

Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in the SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. You could be eligible for up to $100 off of tuition for the first three months! Call today to see if your family can take advantage of this limited time offer! 

We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools for fall 2017! Call to learn more about our program and what summer at Creative Minds has to offer! Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

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Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com

**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! We are now hiring Teachers and Aides. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions!**

WeVillage Flexible and Full-time care! Enroll in Full-time care and we will waive the registration fee and $100.00 off the first month of care!

 

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WeVillage was founded on a commitment to provide flexible childcare for busy families since 2009. As a WeVillage member, you set the schedule according to your needs. Bye-bye lengthy contracts, and hello to first-class care! You want the best for your kids, and we deliver.

WeVillage aims to accommodate. Maybe your care needs require set daily hours, or maybe they vary per week. Either way, we’ve got you covered. Flexibility is our founding principle and all of our offerings are adaptable to your schedule.

WeVillage is modern space custom-designed to engage young minds. At WeVillage, our environment and the experiences we provide are of the highest caliber.

From infant care to preschool, after-school programs, and homework help; from school break day camps to healthy meals and even French lessons, we’ve got it all covered. Your children will thrive on every level at WeVillage. We offer you Full-time contracts, part-time, afterschool care, classes, date nights. Play-based curriculum, loving organized staff, and beautiful locations. We do offer DHS on a case by case bases.

 

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SPILT MILK NANNIES - Flexible care at the click of a button

 

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Who we are: Modern family life is hectic. We get it. Balancing work, family, and activities is a lot of work. Everyone needs a break from time to time. Now you can relax knowing you'll always have access to great childcare. Spilt Milk Nannies is a small locally owned childcare service that connects families who have occasional and flexible childcare needs with highly qualified nannies.

Our nannies are loving, reliable and experienced. They are intelligent, driven and kind people who are capable and caring childcare professionals.

Our standards include:

  • 3+ years of Professional Childcare experience
  • A passion for childcare and the enrichment of the next generation!
  • Clean background and driving record
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Thorough and extensive in person interview w/ the owner, Nicolette
  • Verified experience with all ages infant, toddler, and school aged
  • In person training w/ Nicolette
  • Non-smoker
  • A fun-loving, playful, and engaged attitude!

What we do: We offer peace of mind when you need it most. With Spilt Milk Nannies, you can book your preferred nanny instantly from your computer or smartphone. Not your average babysitters club! Simply pick a time and a nanny, then click to book.

Why we do it: First and foremost, we love kiddos! At Spilt Milk Portland, we are passionate about providing a village for all types of families with kids of all ages (including families with infants and toddlers!). In this modern age, many people simply don't have that. Being a parent is hard, we get it. We understand it can be very challenging finding reliable and experienced care for your little ones.

And that's where we come in! Scheduling is hassle free on our secure and personalized website. At the click of a button you'll have access to top notch care when you need it. Let the free time begin! Check us out at www.spiltmilknannies.com.

 

*Special Urban Mamas Offer* - mention you're from Urban Mamas for an exclusive offer! Get your first five booking fees waived.

If you have any questions about Spilt Milk or our nannies feel free to contact Nicolette at: nicolette@spiltmilknannies.com

Atlas West Linn - Spanish Immersion Childcare

October 19, 2017

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Hola amigos!  Atlas is happy to announce the opening of our newest location in West Linn.  Drop in this week for one of our Open House or Story Time events or call for more information.  We are currently enrolling all ages from 3 months to Pre-K.

More information is available at www.atlasimmersionacademy.com.

RSVP for tours, daily from 10 - 3 at westlinn@atlasimmersionacademy.com (contact us directly for alternate times)

...or call us at 971-270-0935

 

Gracias,

Atlas Immersion Academy

Seeking family for Nanny Share, SE Pdx, Beginning Dec/Jan

October 17, 2017

We’re a family with a 23-month-old boy in SE Portland (Creston neighborhood) that is seeking a family to join us in a nanny-share. We have been working with our amazing nanny for almost a year in my transition back to work, and would like to be able to keep working with her, alongside another family, in the coming year.  We’re looking for a family to share three days of care (days are currently flexible, but I’ll need them to be consistent), from about 7:45am-5:30pm, but our nanny is available to provide care on the other two days if you need full-time care.  We can host, but are open to considering your home if it makes sense with our commute to downtown.

Ideally, we’d like to match with a child who can play with our (nearly) 2-year-old and is also on a once/day nap schedule in the afternoon to allow for morning or late afternoon outings to the park, etc.  We highly value a lot of outside time and avoid any screen time. We should note that we also have a loveable Austalian Shepherd who is great with wobblers and toddlers.

If this seems like a possible fit, please email me and we can start a more detailed conversation! 

Ashley, Leon and Balen

ashleycoltin@gmail.com

Openings at Creative Minds Learning Centers- Call today!

Openings at Seven Locations! 

Broadway | Gateway | Happy Valley | Sellwood | Tualatin | Westmoreland | Woodstock

Providing Early Education to Childre 3 months through 6 years since 1997! 

Creative Minds Learning Centers locally operate seven eco-friendly schools and learning centers in the SE Portland, Happy Valley, and Tualatin areas. We offer a Reggio-inspired art program, the Creative Curriculum, Every Day Counts, weekly Sign Language and Spanish, and supplemental enrichment programs including Dance, Yoga, and Creative Movement. We incorporate science, math, and music into our daily curriculum, and help all students learn valuable inter-personal skills. 
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We currently are enrolling for full and part time positions at our schools for fall 2017! Call to learn more about our program and what summer at Creative Minds has to offer! Our Broadway, Gateway, and Woodstock schools accept payments from DHS. 

Our goal is to enrich the children's lives with creative arts and accredited curricula, while keeping the parent's needs in mind! We provide an all-organic, vegetarian menu that can be altered based on your family's and child's needs! We have been serving families in the Portland area since 1997! Come see what has kept us a high end provider for 20 years! 

Phone: (503) 252-0004 ext. 0

www.CreativeMindsLearningCenter.com


**Do you have a love of children? Ever considered working with kids? Apply to join our dynamic team today! We are now hiring Teachers and Aides. Visit our website for a full list of the available positions!**