PRE-K Co-Lead Early Learning Teacher
Children are our most valuable natural resource Herbert Hoover
Are you the qualified candidate we are looking for in our high quality center for our Early learning Co-lead Prek teacher in the Seattle area! Interviews are January 14-25 or until position is filled.
Rate of pay is $16.00 - $18.00 an hour DOE and education Only qualified applicants need to apply please submit a RESUME AND COVER LETTER explaining why you would be the best canidate for this teaching position.
We have a low classroom ratios with 3 teachers to 18-20 children with a great support staff!
These are some of the qualities needed for this wonderful job opportunity.
Are you, energetic, self-starter,creative, cares about health and nutrition
understands the needs of Pre-k children, the love, attention and bond each child needs to build a trustful and loving relationship
Are you educated in early learning with a focus on ages 2.5 - 5 years old and a knowledge of ages 0-3
Patient and able to understand and listen to the cues of each individual child s needs
great communicator, and team player
Do children bring you joy and you understand that we learn from children as well as they learn from us.
We are looking for the right employee to join our team of teachers. We our a high quality center that portrays a love of family and community.
Our FT Early Learning Pre-k teacher will have the qualities to be a team player with staff and families.
Our benefits include:
Benefits include Competitive wages (Full medical and vision)
After 90 days or after a year:
Personal leave accruing
Birthday off paid after a year
Simple IRA Match (after a year)
Paid on-job trainings and staff meetings
Bus pass if its used for transportation to work
We are an Early Achievers school with the opportunity to earn a CDA in Early childhood or an associates, bachelor, or masters in Early childhood depending on requirements.
To be considered for this position, you will need to meet all state licensing requirements listed below:
Qualifications includes, showing the capability to possess high standards and believe that the care they provide is top notch.
Applicant needs to be able to demonstrate skills establishing effective caring relationships with staff, children, and families.
One plus years experience working with young children,
AA or CDA in early childhood education or the desire to work towards their AA or CDA
CPR/First Aid for infant, child and adult
Bloodborne and HIV certificate
30 hours of S.T.A.R.S within 30 days of hire
Criminal Background Clearance, and other requirements required by the Department of Early Learning.
Strong Team player as well as problem solving skills and communication skills.
Shows great appearance, cleanliness and has a professional manner with the desire to have fun!
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Experience working with a team of Early Childhood Teachers a plus
Has an understanding of the development of the stages and ages of 2.5 - 5 years of age
A plus Child Development Association Degree or Early Childhood Education classes or degrees.30 hours of STARS, Will be required after working with our Center within the first 30 days
The position is a full-time position 35-40 hours a week.
Our goals includes:
Providing positive challenges for children. Implementing a developmental approach to learning with a play based philosophy.
Preparing an environment which promotes values such as equity, diversity, and respect for self, others, all living beings and property.
Helping create a lifelong joy for learning, playing and working with others.
Providing opportunities for children to follow their natural impulses to explore their environment and express themselves freely.
Fostering on each child's individual learning styles and providing opportunities to develop their multi- intelligences.
Providing a program that focuses on developmentally appropriate practices activites for Physical, Social/Emotional, Language, Cognitive and self-help skills for the holistic child.
Working together with families and teachers to provide a great community!
Our Prek teachers take on a dynamic role that shifts between acting as a role model for children and working to maintain a clean and safe classroom environment.
Along with having a passion for excellence care and learning Prek teachers also share a desire to spark imagination, build self-esteem and create an environment of discovery in each classroom.
Able to collaborate with co-teachers.
Typical responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:
assisting with creating and implementing the daily lesson plan which are Developmentally appropriate for each age, which includes social, emotional, language, cognitive, physical and self help skills and
documenting and assessing the children to build upon areas to meet their needs.
Providing a nurturing and loving environment which will build a bond with child and teacher and are able to work with other teachers, director and families in a professional manner.
Our vision is to provide a atmosphere that is fun and fullfilling without BURNOUT!!
90 day probationary period an equal opportunity employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, religion or natural origin, creed, marital status, age, Vietnam era or other veterans & status, or mental or physical handicap.
While we try to teach our children all about life, our children teach us what life is all about
Prek, Early Learning, Childcare, Lead Teacher, Preschool, Seattle
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