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  • Support Staff

    Full-time

    Wellspring Family Services

    (Seattle, WA)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 7:30 am-4:00 pm
    • Ages:

      Toddlers

      Preschool

    • Language(s):
    • Pay Rate: $26.00/hr
    • Contact Person: Nam Hung Dang
    • 2068263050

      https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    • More information

      Job Description
      Title: Early Learning Program Assistant
      Dept: Childhood Services (ELC)
      Reports to: Early Learning Program Supervisor
      Wage: $26.00 per hour
      Type: Full-Time/40 hours per week
      Location: 1900 Rainier Ave S, Seattle (on-site)
      To Apply:
      Go to: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers, scroll down and click on “Career Center”.
      Who We Are:
      Our Mission: To end the cycle of family homelessness in our community.
      Our Vision: A community in which every child has a safe and stable home.
      For over 125 years, Wellspring Family Services has worked to end family homelessness by making it easy for families and employees in crisis to access the services they need to regain stability. A non-profit, multi-service agency, Wellspring serves children, youth, and families primarily in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.
      Wellspring has five primary programs. The Housing Services division provides eviction prevention and rehousing services to vulnerable populations in three counties. The Early Learning Center delivers trauma-informed early childhood education to children, ages 1 to 5, who have experienced homelessness. The Family Store supplies clothing, toiletries, toys, diapers, and baby equipment to low-income families so they can better afford rent and other basic needs. Our Counseling program delivers mental health services to insured individuals through three offices in King County. Our Employee Assistance Program connects employees with the resources they need to address crises, retain housing, and remain employed
      Wellspring Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and accessible workplace. Everyone is welcome. Those who are BIPOC, all genders, immigrants, former clients, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact us.
      Position Purpose:
      The Early Learning Program Assistant supports the work of the Early Learning Center by providing vital administrative services related to program reporting, evaluation, and compliance, enabling ELC staff to focus on supporting families and children.
      Essential Functions:
      • Invoice Preparation and Reporting: Accurately prepares and completes monthly, quarterly, and annual invoices for CACFP, Seattle Preschool Program, Early ECEAP, Working Connections Child Care, and other invoices as required. Keeps track of children’s attendance for invoice preparation and reporting.
      • General Administration: Handles incoming and outgoing mail. Prepares and maintains program material for staff. Inventories and purchases classroom and office supplies as needed. Manages office equipment including preventive maintenance requirements, calling for needed repairs, maintaining equipment inventories. Attends staff meetings, taking minutes and distributing minutes to all team members after the meeting.
      • Service Delivery Support: Assures program forms are updated and available to supervisors, teachers, Family Support Specialists, and Food Service Worker. Submits required documents to staff in a timely manner. Prepares correspondence as necessary to provide information to parents/caregivers about ELC closures, parent-child events, etc. Creates and distributes flyers for parents/caregivers containing pertinent ELC and community information. Assists with answering doorbell, responds to inquiries about the ELC and directs parents/caregivers, guests, and visitors to appropriate staff.
      • Scheduling: Monitors ELC voice message line daily and forward messages to staff. Creates schedule for Front Office Staff meetings. With input from teachers, coordinates the scheduling and preparation of field trips, arranging transportation, meal services and necessary admission passes as needed.
      • Quality Assurance: Responsible for assuring complete client assessment data is entered into Wellspring’s database system and evaluate accuracy with Director of Evaluation. Develops and implements forms for collecting and reporting statistical information as needed. Supports onsite audits by external entities as needed. Assists with controlling program expenses when ordering supplies.
      • Child Nutritional Needs: Coordinates meal service with identified vendor. Orders meals based on enrollment and attendance. Carefully reviews and monitors meal counts for accuracy.
      • Safety: Works with ELC Director and Program Supervisor to monitor safety practices and protocols for the ELC. Represents the ELC on Wellspring’s Safety Committee. Trains ELC staff on safety protocols. Works with ELC Director to coordinate monthly and quarterly emergency drills. Inventories, organizes, purchases, and maintains emergency food and supplies. Maintains relationship with ELC’s local evacuation site and out-of-state emergency contact.
      Additional Responsibilities:
      • Classroom Support: Provides coverage to classrooms to ensure teacher breaks as staffing demands.
      • Transportation: Coordinates transportation services with identified vendor as needed for field trips. Obtains age-appropriate child safety seats as needed and responds effectively to feedback from teachers who monitor the condition of child safety seats. Schedules child safety seat restraint training as needed.
      • Support and act in a manner consistent with Wellspring’s values.
      • Additional tasks and projects may be assigned as needed.
      Requirements:
      • Education: Associate degree in Business or related field, or equivalent training and work. experience.
      • Experience: Two years of administrative experience working with funding sources and contracts, database systems, and general office functions in a culturally diverse work setting. Experience in a social service setting and familiarity with early learning programs is preferred.
      • Highly developed awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion, with evolved ability to practice appropriate, relevant and thoughtful strategies for working with diverse populations.
      • Upon Employment: TB test results, proof of COVID vaccination, proof of MMR vaccination, successful completion of WA State/DCYF Background Check in MERIT.
      • Within 30 Days of Hire: Food Handler’s Card, First Aid Certification, Infant/Child CPR Certification, AIDS/HIV Training, Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
      • Valid Washington State driver’s license.
      Physical and Mental Requirements:
      • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
      • Washington State resident at start date
      • Regular and predictable attendance
      • This position involves expressing or exchanging complex ideas through written and verbal means to convey detailed or important information to clients and co-workers, in person, through virtual mediums, or over the telephone. Must be able to exchange accurate information in high-stress situations
      • This position may require a moderate amount of moving around in a standard office environment.
      • The position generally requires the ability to use a computer. Adaptive accommodations may be available as needed.
      • This position involves contact with children who are ill and/or contagious and the person in this position must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents/caregivers and staff, as well as themselves.
      • This position requires a person who can reason and apply logic and knowledge of various options in an environment requiring speedy, high-quality decisions.
      • This position requires a person capable of responding promptly to accidents and emergencies in an effective manner.
      • This position requires the ability to lift, carry or move children or equipment up to 40 pounds.
      • This position requires working in a noisy environment with many separate activities happening all at once.
      • This position involves occasional work in outdoor weather conditions.
      • This position involves substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers, as in keyboard use or other means of silently recording information on computers.
      • This position involves experiencing smells associated with toileting and ill children.
      • This position requires spending time sitting on the floor or on child-sized furniture.
      • This position requires responding in a high-demand environment with people in varying degrees of distress.
      Please note that employees should expect to perform some tasks that are outside the scope of the job description.
      Employee Benefits:
      Choice of 3 Medical Plans • 30 Days PTO • Dental • Life • Long-Term Disability • 403b Retirement Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Health Savings Account • Employee Assistance Program • Counseling Session Reimbursement • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Training
      As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Wellspring employees may use their time with us toward their eligibility for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

      Visit URL: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    Date Posted: June 13, 2022

    Apply Now
    • Other Option

    Contact Us

    Call us at 2068263050

    Other Option

    Go to: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers, scroll down and click on “Career Center”.

  • Assistant Teacher

    Full-time

    Wellspring Family Services

    (Seattle, WA)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 7:30 am-4:00 pm
    • Ages:

      Preschool

    • Language(s):
    • Pay Rate: $22.78 - $24.78/hr
    • Contact Person: Nam Hung Dang
    • 2068263050

      https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    • More information

      Job Description
      Title: Assistant Teacher
      Dept: Childhood Services (ELC)
      Reports to: Early Learning Program Supervisor
      Wage: $22.78 – $24.78 per hour*
      Type: Full-Time/40 hours per week
      Location: 1900 Rainier Ave S, Seattle (on-site)
      To Apply:
      Go to: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers and click on “Career Center”.

      Who We Are:
      Our Mission: To end the cycle of family homelessness in our community.
      Our Vision: A community in which every child has a safe and stable home.
      For 130 years, Wellspring Family Services has worked to end family homelessness by making it easy for families and employees in crisis to access the services they need to regain stability. A non-profit, multi-service agency, Wellspring serves children, youth, and families primarily in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.
      Wellspring has five primary programs. The Housing Services division provides eviction prevention and rehousing services to vulnerable populations in three counties. The Early Learning Center delivers trauma-informed early childhood education to children, ages 1 to 5, who have experienced homelessness. The Family Store supplies clothing, toiletries, toys, diapers, and baby equipment to low-income families so they can better afford rent and other basic needs. Our Counseling program delivers mental health services to insured individuals through three offices in King County. Our Employee Assistance Program connects employees with the resources they need to address crises, retain housing, and remain employed
      Wellspring Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and accessible workplace. Everyone is welcome. Those who are BIPOC, all genders, immigrants, former clients, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact us.
      Purpose:
      The Assistant Teacher, under the guidance of the Lead Teacher, assists the Lead Teacher in delivering specialized early learning services through a trauma-informed care approach and providing parent support and advocacy to children and families experiencing challenges in their lives.
      Essential Functions:
      • Curriculum Implementation: Assists with planning developmentally appropriate curriculum that is responsive to individual children that fosters their emotional, physical, cognitive, language, and social development. Prepares materials needed daily for the curriculum. Schedules field trips as necessary to support the curriculum.
      • Classroom Management: Assists with setting standards of conduct and organization for the classroom. Assists Lead Teacher in classroom management and preparation. Conducts teacher team meetings and guides volunteers. Uses time effectively to complete tasks. Organizes and sets up classroom environment. Monitors condition of classroom and playground materials. Ensures that children are always supervised.
      • Parental Support: Assists with maintaining open lines of communication with parents. Develops and implements parent/child events. Respects cultural differences in child rearing practices. Recognizes individual needs of parents and works cooperatively with parents to try to meet those needs. Consults with parents regarding issues related to health, development, safety, nutrition, and education in collaboration with ELC team. Plans and conducts parent-teacher conferences.
      • Effective Discipline and Guidance: Assists with providing and explaining consistent and clear rules to children, redirects inappropriate behavior through positive reinforcement, helps children to deal with anger and frustration, conducts smooth transitions, sets realistic limits, and plans ahead to prevent behavioral issues. Uses Trauma-informed Care approach to guide children’s behaviors.
      • Administrative: Assists with conducting child assessments, written observations of children and determines progress of each child. Prepares monthly classroom newsletter, notes and other written documents to parents as needed. Submits required documents to supervisor in a timely manner.
      • Child Health Care Needs: Assists with observing children for indication of neglect, abuse, illness, or developmental delays and collaborates with ELC team during case consultations to develop a plan to meet children’s needs. Actively supports nutritional needs of children during mealtimes.
      • Collaboration: Works effectively with supervisor and other team members to deliver the best possible education and care to the children. Willingly shares ideas and opinions and encourages other team members to do the same. Listens and communicates with others in a respectful way, avoiding listening blocks and contaminated messages. Does not allow conflict with another team member to interfere with the responsibility to the children, meeting the needs of the children first and dealing with the conflict separately and in private as soon as feasible.
      Additional Responsibilities:
      • Compliance: Adheres to licensing requirements as well as agency and program policies. Displays consistency and reliability with attendance
      • ELC Representation: Welcomes and assists children, visitors, and staff in a helpful and professional manner. Act in a manner consistent with Wellspring’s values at all times.
      • Professional Development: Demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning by seeking out professional development and ongoing training opportunities. Demonstrates a commitment to self-reflection and the ongoing development of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Works closely with Early Childhood Mental Health Clinical Supervisor and Early Learning Program Supervisor to build one’s reflective capacity.
      • Advocacy: Advocates for children to receive additional services related to behavioral or developmental concerns.
      • Additional tasks and projects may be assigned as needed.
      Minimum Requirements:
      Candidates must meet all of the following qualifications to be considered for this position:
      • Education: Washington State ECE Initial Certificate or current CDA or 12 ECE (Early Childhood Education) credits.
      • Experience: One year of experience working in a licensed early learning center with children ages one to five. Experience working with diverse staff, clients, and vulnerable populations (e.g., children who have experienced trauma, homelessness, or other significant adversity). Experience with anti-bias teaching practices.
      • Upon Employment: Fully vaccinated against COVID-19, TB test results, proof of MMR vaccine, successful completion of WA State/DCYF Background Check in MERIT.
      • Within 30 Days of Hire: Food Handler’s Card, First Aid Certification, Infant/Child CPR Certification, AIDS/HIV Training, Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
      • Highly developed awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion, with evolved ability to practice appropriate, relevant and thoughtful strategies for working with diverse populations.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      The following qualifications have been identified as particularly beneficial and candidates who have attained them will be preferred in the hiring process. The successful candidate who meets one or more of these qualifications will be eligible for starting pay rate premium:
      • A.A. in ECE or A.A. in any field and 20 ECE credits MERIT verified: $24.78/hr starting pay
      * Wellspring does not engage in pay negotiation as this practice contributes to pay inequity. Salary for the successful candidate is calculated by Wellspring. Premiums may be applied for candidates that are able to verify their achievement of preferred qualifications.
      Physical and Mental Requirements:
      • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
      • Washington State resident at start date
      • This position requires regular and predictable attendance.
      • This position involves occasionally ascending/descending a ladder or stepstool to hang classroom materials or access supplies.
      • This position requires focused mental activity over a significant portion of the workday.
      • This position involves contact with children who are ill and/or contagious and the person in this position must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents and staff, as well as him/herself/themselves.
      • This position involves manual dexterity and motor coordination to serve food and handle dishes/trays with agility and speed. Serving may involve repetitive wrist motion.
      • This position involves expressing or exchanging ideas through verbal means (oral or electronic) to convey detailed or important information to clients and co-workers, in person or over the telephone. Must be able to exchange accurate information in high-stress situations.
      • This position involves contact with children who are ill and/or contagious and the person in this position must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents and staff, as well as him/herself/themselves.
      • This position requires a person who can reason and apply logic and knowledge of various options in an environment requiring speedy, high-quality decisions.
      • This position requires a person capable of responding promptly to accidents and emergencies in an effective manner.
      • This position requires the ability to lift, carry or move children or equipment up to 40 pounds.
      • This position requires working in a noisy environment with many separate activities happening all at once.
      • This position involves occasional work in outdoor weather conditions.
      • This position involves substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers, as in keyboard use or other means of silently recording information on computers.
      • This position involves experiencing smells associated with toileting and ill children.
      • This position requires spending time sitting on the floor or on child-sized furniture.
      • This position requires responding in a high-demand environment with people in varying degrees of distress.
      Employees should expect to perform some tasks that are outside the scope of the job description.
      Employee Benefits:
      Choice of 3 Medical Plans • 30 Days PTO • Dental • Life • Long-Term Disability • 403b Retirement Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Health Savings Account • Employee Assistance Program • Counseling Session Reimbursement • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Training
      As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Wellspring employees may use their time with us toward their eligibility for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

      Assistant Teacher
      Pay Premiums

      Standard Hourly Pay: $22.78 per hour
      The successful candidate must demonstrate to Wellspring’s satisfaction that they meet one or more of the preferred qualifications before a premium can be added to the standard salary. Final salary is defined by Wellspring based on verifiable information and documentation provided by the candidate during the recruitment process.
      Wellspring does not engage in wage negotiation as it contributes to pay inequity.
      Education Premiums (all certifications which expire must be current)
      • A.A. in ECE or A.A. in any field and 20 ECE credits MERIT verified: $24.78/hr starting pay

      Visit URL: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    Date Posted: June 13, 2022

    Apply Now
    • Other Option

    Contact Us

    Call us at 2068263050

    Other Option

    Go to: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers and click on “Career Center”.

  • Lead Teacher

    Full-time

    Wellspring Family Services

    (Seattle, WA)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 7:30am-4:00pm
    • Ages:

      Toddlers

    • Language(s):
    • Pay Rate: $28.57-$30.39/hr
    • Contact Person: Nam Hung Dang
    • 2068263050

      https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    • More information

      Job Description
      Title: Lead Toddler Teacher 1-2.5 year olds
      Dept: Childhood Services (ELC)
      Reports to: Early Learning Program Supervisor
      Wage: $28.57 – $30.39 per hour*
      Type: Full-Time/40 hours per week
      Location: 1900 Rainier Ave S, Seattle (on-site)

      To Apply:
      Go to: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers and click on “Career Center”.

      Who We Are:
      Our Mission: To end the cycle of family homelessness in our community.
      Our Vision: A community in which every child has a safe and stable home.
      For over 125 years, Wellspring Family Services has worked to end family homelessness by making it easy for families and employees in crisis to access the services they need to regain stability. A non-profit, multi-service agency, Wellspring serves children, youth, and families primarily in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.
      Wellspring has five primary programs. The Housing Services division provides eviction prevention and rehousing services to vulnerable populations in three counties. The Early Learning Center delivers trauma-informed early childhood education to children, ages 1 to 5, who have experienced homelessness. The Family Store supplies clothing, toiletries, toys, diapers, and baby equipment to low-income families so they can better afford rent and other basic needs. Our Counseling program delivers mental health services to insured individuals through three offices in King County. Our Employee Assistance Program connects employees with the resources they need to address crises, retain housing, and remain employed
      Wellspring Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and accessible workplace. Everyone is welcome. Those who are BIPOC, all genders, immigrants, former clients, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact us.
      Purpose:
      The Lead Toddler Teacher delivers specialized early learning services for children through a trauma-informed care approach and provides parent support and advocacy to strengthen and support children and families experiencing challenges in their lives.
      Essential Functions:
      • Curriculum Implementation: Plans developmentally appropriate curriculum that is responsive to individual children that fosters their emotional, physical, cognitive, language, and social development. Prepares materials needed daily for the curriculum. Schedules field trips as necessary to support the curriculum.
      • Classroom Management: Sets standards of conduct and organization for the classroom. Directs, coaches and mentors Assistant Teacher in classroom management and preparation. Conducts teacher team meetings and guides volunteers. Uses time effectively to complete tasks. Organizes and sets up classroom environment. Monitors condition of classroom and playground materials. Ensures that children are always supervised.
      • Parental Support: Maintains open lines of communication with parents. Develops and implements parent/child events. Respects cultural differences in child rearing practices. Recognizes individual needs of parents and works cooperatively with parents to try to meet those needs. Consults with parents regarding issues related to health, development, safety, nutrition, and education in collaboration with ELC team. Plans and conducts parent-teacher conferences.
      • Effective Discipline and Guidance: Provides and explains consistent and clear rules to children, redirects inappropriate behavior through positive reinforcement, helps children to deal with anger and frustration, conducts smooth transitions, sets realistic limits, and plans ahead to prevent behavioral issues. Uses Trauma-informed Care approach to guide children’s behaviors.
      • Administrative: Conducts child assessments, written observations of children and determines progress of each child. Prepares monthly classroom newsletter, notes and other written documents to parents as needed. Submits required documents to supervisor in a timely manner.
      • Child Health Care Needs: Observes children for indication of neglect, abuse, illness, or developmental delays and collaborates with ELC team during case consultations to develop a plan to meet children’s needs. Actively supports nutritional needs of children during mealtimes.
      • Collaboration: Works effectively with supervisor and other team members to deliver the best possible education and care to the children. Willingly shares ideas and opinions and encourages other team members to do the same. Listens and communicates with others in a respectful way, avoiding listening blocks and contaminated messages. Does not allow conflict with another team member to interfere with the responsibility to the children, meeting the needs of the children first and dealing with the conflict separately and in private as soon as feasible.
      Additional Responsibilities:
      • Compliance: Adheres to licensing requirements as well as agency and program policies. Displays consistency and reliability with attendance
      • ELC Representation: Welcomes and assists children, visitors, and staff in a helpful and professional manner. Act in a manner consistent with Wellspring’s values at all times.
      • Professional Development: Demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning by seeking out professional development and ongoing training opportunities. Demonstrates a commitment to self-reflection and the ongoing development of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Works closely with Early Childhood Mental Health Clinical Supervisor and Early Learning Program Supervisor to build one’s reflective capacity.
      • Advocacy: Advocates for children to receive additional services related to behavioral or developmental concerns.
      • Additional tasks and projects may be assigned as needed.
      Minimum Requirements:
      Candidates must meet all of the following qualifications to be considered for this position:
      • Education: A.A. in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or AA in any field with 30 ECE credits MERIT verified
      • Experience: Three or more years of experience in a licensed early learning center working with children, ages one to five years with two years’ experience working as a lead teacher. Experience working with diverse staff, clients, and vulnerable populations (e.g., children who have experienced trauma, homelessness, or other significant adversity). Experience with anti-bias teaching practices.
      • Upon Employment: Proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, TB test results, proof of MMR vaccine, successful completion of WA State/DCYF Background Check in MERIT.
      • Within 30 Days of Hire: Food Handler’s Card, First Aid Certification, Infant/Child CPR Certification, AIDS/HIV Training, Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
      • Highly developed awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion, with evolved ability to practice appropriate, relevant and thoughtful strategies for working with diverse populations.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      The following qualification have been identified as particularly beneficial and candidates who have attained them will be preferred in the hiring process. The successful candidate who meets this qualification will be eligible for starting pay rate premiums:
      • B.A. in ECE or B.A. related to ECE with 30 ECE credits MERIT verified: $30.39/hour starting pay
      * Wellspring does not engage in pay negotiation as this practice contributes to pay inequity. Salary for the successful candidate is calculated by Wellspring. Premiums may be applied for candidates that are able to verify their achievement of preferred qualifications.
      Physical and Mental Requirements:
      • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
      • Washington State resident at start date
      • This position requires regular and predictable attendance.
      • This position involves occasionally ascending/descending a ladder or stepstool to hang classroom materials or access supplies.
      • This position requires focused mental activity over a significant portion of the workday.
      • This position involves contact with children who are ill and/or contagious and the person in this position must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents and staff, as well as him/herself/themselves.
      • This position involves manual dexterity and motor coordination to serve food and handle dishes/trays with agility and speed. Serving may involve repetitive wrist motion.
      • This position involves expressing or exchanging ideas through verbal means (oral or electronic) to convey detailed or important information to clients and co-workers, in person or over the telephone. Must be able to exchange accurate information in high-stress situations.
      • This position requires a person who can reason and apply logic and knowledge of various options in an environment requiring speedy, high-quality decisions.
      • This position requires a person capable of responding promptly to accidents and emergencies in an effective manner.
      • This position requires the ability to lift, carry or move children or equipment up to 40 pounds.
      • This position requires working in a noisy environment with many separate activities happening all at once.
      • This position involves occasional work in outdoor weather conditions.
      • This position involves substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers, as in keyboard use or other means of silently recording information on computers.
      • This position involves experiencing smells associated with toileting and ill children.
      • This position requires spending time sitting on the floor or on child-sized furniture.
      • This position requires responding in a high-demand environment with people in varying degrees of distress.
      Employees should expect to perform some tasks that are outside the scope of the job description.
      Employee Benefits:
      Choice of 3 Medical Plans • 30 Days PTO • Dental • Life • Long-Term Disability • 403b Retirement Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Health Savings Account • Employee Assistance Program • Counseling Session Reimbursement • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Training
      As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Wellspring employees may use their time with us toward their eligibility for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

      Lead Toddler Teacher
      Pay Premiums

      Standard Hourly Pay: $28.57 per hour
      The successful candidate must demonstrate to Wellspring’s satisfaction that they meet one or more of the preferred qualifications before a premium can be added to the standard pay. Final pay is defined by Wellspring based on verifiable information and documentation provided by the candidate during the recruitment process.
      Wellspring does not engage in wage negotiation as it contributes to pay inequity.
      Education Premiums (all certifications which expire must be current)
      • B.A. in ECE or B.A. related to ECE with 30 ECE credits MERIT verified: $30.39/hour starting pay

      Visit URL: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    Date Posted: June 13, 2022

    Apply Now

    Contact Us

    Call us at 2068263050

    Other Option

  • Lead Teacher

    Full-time

    Wellspring Family Services

    (Seattle, WA)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 7:30am-4:00pm
    • Ages:

      Preschool

    • Language(s):
    • Pay Rate: $28.57/hr
    • Contact Person: Nam Hung Dang
    • 2068263050

      https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    • More information

      Job Description
      Title: Lead Preschool Teacher 3 – 5 year olds
      Dept: Childhood Services (ELC)
      Reports to: Early Learning Program Supervisor
      Wage: $28.57- $30.39 per hour*
      Type: Full-Time/40 hours per week
      Location: 1900 Rainier Ave S, Seattle (on-site)

      To Apply:
      Go to: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers and click on “Career Center”.

      Who We Are:
      Our Mission: To end the cycle of family homelessness in our community.
      Our Vision: A community in which every child has a safe and stable home.
      For over 125 years, Wellspring Family Services has worked to end family homelessness by making it easy for families and employees in crisis to access the services they need to regain stability. A non-profit, multi-service agency, Wellspring serves children, youth, and families primarily in King, Pierce and Snohomish Counties.
      Wellspring has five primary programs. The Housing Services division provides eviction prevention and rehousing services to vulnerable populations in three counties. The Early Learning Center delivers trauma-informed early childhood education to children, ages 1 to 5, who have experienced homelessness. The Family Store supplies clothing, toiletries, toys, diapers, and baby equipment to low-income families so they can better afford rent and other basic needs. Our Counseling program delivers mental health services to insured individuals through three offices in King County. Our Employee Assistance Program connects employees with the resources they need to address crises, retain housing, and remain employed
      Wellspring Family Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and accessible workplace. Everyone is welcome. Those who are BIPOC, all genders, immigrants, former clients, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact us.
      Purpose:
      The Lead Teacher delivers specialized early learning services for children through a trauma-informed care approach and provides parent support and advocacy to strengthen and support children and families experiencing challenges in their lives.
      Essential Functions:
      • Curriculum Implementation: Plans developmentally appropriate curriculum that is responsive to individual children that fosters their emotional, physical, cognitive, language, and social development. Prepares materials needed daily for the curriculum. Schedules field trips as necessary to support the curriculum.
      • Classroom Management: Sets standards of conduct and organization for the classroom. Directs, coaches and mentors Assistant Teacher in classroom management and preparation. Conducts teacher team meetings and guides volunteers. Uses time effectively to complete tasks. Organizes and sets up classroom environment. Monitors condition of classroom and playground materials. Ensures that children are always supervised.
      • Parental Support: Maintains open lines of communication with parents. Develops and implements parent/child events. Respects cultural differences in child rearing practices. Recognizes individual needs of parents and works cooperatively with parents to try to meet those needs. Consults with parents regarding issues related to health, development, safety, nutrition, and education in collaboration with ELC team. Plans and conducts parent-teacher conferences.
      • Effective Discipline and Guidance: Provides and explains consistent and clear rules to children, redirects inappropriate behavior through positive reinforcement, helps children to deal with anger and frustration, conducts smooth transitions, sets realistic limits, and plans ahead to prevent behavioral issues. Uses Trauma-informed Care approach to guide children’s behaviors.
      • Administrative: Conducts child assessments, written observations of children and determines progress of each child. Prepares monthly classroom newsletter, notes and other written documents to parents as needed. Submits required documents to supervisor in a timely manner.
      • Child Health Care Needs: Observes children for indication of neglect, abuse, illness, or developmental delays and collaborates with ELC team during case consultations to develop a plan to meet children’s needs. Actively supports nutritional needs of children during mealtimes.
      • Collaboration: Works effectively with supervisor and other team members to deliver the best possible education and care to the children. Willingly shares ideas and opinions and encourages other team members to do the same. Listens and communicates with others in a respectful way, avoiding listening blocks and contaminated messages. Does not allow conflict with another team member to interfere with the responsibility to the children, meeting the needs of the children first and dealing with the conflict separately and in private as soon as feasible.
      Additional Responsibilities:
      • Compliance: Adheres to licensing requirements as well as agency and program policies. Displays consistency and reliability with attendance
      • ELC Representation: Welcomes and assists children, visitors, and staff in a helpful and professional manner. Act in a manner consistent with Wellspring’s values at all times.
      • Professional Development: Demonstrates a commitment to continuous learning by seeking out professional development and ongoing training opportunities. Demonstrates a commitment to self-reflection and the ongoing development of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Works closely with Early Childhood Mental Health Clinical Supervisor and Early Learning Program Supervisor to build one’s reflective capacity.
      • Advocacy: Advocates for children to receive additional services related to behavioral or developmental concerns.
      • Additional tasks and projects may be assigned as needed.
      Minimum Requirements:
      Candidates must meet all of the following qualifications to be considered for this position:
      • Education: A.A. in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or AA in any field with 30 ECE credits MERIT verified
      • Experience: Two or more years of experience in a licensed early learning center working with children, ages one to five years with two years’ experience working as a lead teacher. Experience working with diverse staff, clients, and vulnerable populations (e.g., children who have experienced trauma, homelessness, or other significant adversity). Experience with anti-bias teaching practices.
      • Upon Employment: Proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, TB test results, proof of MMR vaccine, successful completion of WA State/DCYF Background Check in MERIT.
      • Within 30 Days of Hire: Food Handler’s Card, First Aid Certification, Infant/Child CPR Certification, AIDS/HIV Training, Bloodborne Pathogens Training.
      • Highly developed awareness of diversity, equity and inclusion, with evolved ability to practice appropriate, relevant and thoughtful strategies for working with diverse populations.
      Preferred Qualifications:
      The following qualification have been identified as particularly beneficial and candidates who have attained them will be preferred in the hiring process. The successful candidate who meets this qualification will be eligible for starting pay rate premiums:
      • B.A. in ECE or B.A. related to ECE with 30 ECE credits MERIT verified: $30.39/hour starting pay
      * Wellspring does not engage in pay negotiation as this practice contributes to pay inequity. Salary for the successful candidate is calculated by Wellspring. Premiums may be applied for candidates that are able to verify their achievement of preferred qualifications.
      Physical and Mental Requirements:
      • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination
      • Washington State resident at start date
      • This position requires regular and predictable attendance.
      • This position involves occasionally ascending/descending a ladder or stepstool to hang classroom materials or access supplies.
      • This position requires focused mental activity over a significant portion of the workday.
      • This position involves contact with children who are ill and/or contagious and the person in this position must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents and staff, as well as him/herself/themselves.
      • This position involves manual dexterity and motor coordination to serve food and handle dishes/trays with agility and speed. Serving may involve repetitive wrist motion.
      • This position involves expressing or exchanging ideas through verbal means (oral or electronic) to convey detailed or important information to clients and co-workers, in person or over the telephone. Must be able to exchange accurate information in high-stress situations.
      • This position requires a person who can reason and apply logic and knowledge of various options in an environment requiring speedy, high-quality decisions.
      • This position requires a person capable of responding promptly to accidents and emergencies in an effective manner.
      • This position requires the ability to lift, carry or move children or equipment up to 40 pounds.
      • This position requires working in a noisy environment with many separate activities happening all at once.
      • This position involves occasional work in outdoor weather conditions.
      • This position involves substantial movements of the wrists, hands and/or fingers, as in keyboard use or other means of silently recording information on computers.
      • This position involves experiencing smells associated with toileting and ill children.
      • This position requires spending time sitting on the floor or on child-sized furniture.
      • This position requires responding in a high-demand environment with people in varying degrees of distress.
      Employees should expect to perform some tasks that are outside the scope of the job description.
      Employee Benefits:
      Choice of 3 Medical Plans • 30 Days PTO • Dental • Life • Long-Term Disability • 403b Retirement Plan • Flexible Spending Accounts • Health Savings Account • Employee Assistance Program • Counseling Session Reimbursement • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Training
      As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Wellspring employees may use their time with us toward their eligibility for student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF).

      Lead Preschool Teacher
      Pay Premiums

      Standard Hourly Pay: $28.57 per hour
      The successful candidate must demonstrate to Wellspring’s satisfaction that they meet one or more of the preferred qualifications before a premium can be added to the standard pay. Final pay is defined by Wellspring based on verifiable information and documentation provided by the candidate during the recruitment process.
      Wellspring does not engage in wage negotiation as it contributes to pay inequity.
      Education Premiums (all certifications which expire must be current)
      • B.A. in ECE or B.A. related to ECE with 30 ECE credits MERIT verified: $30.39/hour starting pay

      Visit URL: https://wellspringfs.org/about/careers/

    Date Posted: June 13, 2022

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    Prime Time Montessori School

    (Redmond, Washington)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
    • Ages:

      Toddlers

      Preschool

    • Language(s): English
    • Pay Rate: From $16/hr - Hiring Bonus
    • Contact Person: Yuri Delgado
    • 425 372-7822

      www.primetimemontessori.com

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      Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
      • Ability to work in collaboration with other teachers.
      • Engage children in activities that stimulates their development.
      • Maintaining a nurturing, safe, and clean learning environment.

      Visit URL: www.primetimemontessori.com

    Date Posted: June 9, 2022

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    Part-time

    24 hour childcare

    (Renton, Washington)

    • Type/Program:
      Family home early learning program Family home early learning program is an early learning program licensed by the department where a family home licensee provides child care or education services for 12 or fewer children in the family living quarters where the licensee resides.
    • Hours of Operation: 24 hour
    • Ages:

      Infants

      Toddlers

      Preschool

      School Age

    • Language(s): English
    • Pay Rate: DOE
    • Contact Person: Janice E Bates
    • 4255891133

      https://www.24hourrentonkentchildcare.com/

    • More information

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      Visit URL: https://www.24hourrentonkentchildcare.com/

    Date Posted: June 9, 2022

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    Full-time

    Little Angel Childcare

    (Pacific, Washington)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 5:00 am-7:00 pm
    • Ages:

      Toddlers

    • Language(s): Spanish/English
    • Pay Rate: DOE
    • Contact Person: Leslie Ramos
    • 2533336764

      http://www.littleangelchildcare.org/index.html

    • More information

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      Buscamos Maestra para nuestra clase de Toddlers. Estamos Buscando una maestra que trabaje de 9-6 y hable Inglés y Español.
      We are looking for a Lead Teacher for our Toddler Classroom. We are seaking a canidate who speaks Spanish and English working 9am-6pm.

      Visit URL: For More Info Please Call

    Date Posted: June 9, 2022

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    Part-time

    Hilltop Children’s Center

    (Seattle, Washington)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 8:00 am- 6:00 pm
    • Ages:

      Birth to 13 years

    • Language(s): English
    • Pay Rate: $18-$21/hr
    • Contact Person: Emily Viehauser
    • (206) 283-3100

    • More information

      Hilltop Children’s Center is not just a great place to work, it’s a great place to be! Working with children is a great responsibility but also very rewarding. We are looking for qualified educators and staff to join our growing learning community.

      Visit URL: hilltopcc.com

    Date Posted: June 2, 2022

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    Full-time

    Lakeview Daycare and Preschool

    (Lacey, Washington)

    • Type/Program:
      Child care center early learning program Child care center early learning program is a facility providing regularly scheduled care for a group of children birth through 12 years old for periods of less than 24 hours a day.
    • Hours of Operation: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm with an hour lunch
    • Ages:

      Preschool

    • Language(s): English
    • Pay Rate: $16.00/hr
    • Contact Person: Charlotte Flemming
    • 3605151391

    • More information

    Date Posted: May 26, 2022

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    Temporary, Fulltime- 3-6 months

    Rise and Shine

    (Mountlake Terrace, Washington)

    • Type/Program:
      Family home early learning program Family home early learning program is an early learning program licensed by the department where a family home licensee provides child care or education services for 12 or fewer children in the family living quarters where the licensee resides.
    • Hours of Operation: 8:00 am - 1:00/3:00 pm
    • Ages:

      Birth to 13 years

    • Language(s): English
    • Pay Rate: $18.00/hr
    • Contact Person: Fatemeh
    • 425-775-6215

    • More information
      Visit URL: No link

    Date Posted: May 25, 2022

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