Success For Each Child & Eliminate the Opportunity Gap by Leading with Racial Equity

Head Start Teacher – Educare Early Learning Center

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  • Educare
  • Head Start
  • Teaching
  • White Center

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a highly qualified Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with other teachers, family support staff, and mentor teacher in a classroom at the Eli Creekmore Head Start program. The Eli Creekmore Head Start program seeks to engage a diverse population of staff, students, and families to build and maintain a collaborative and multilingual community. The teaching team will strive to ensure children feel rooted in their individual identities and will continue to grow and expand our inclusive learning environment to work for equity within the school and community.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education.

Minimum Qualifications

AA Degree or higher in ECE (Early Childhood Education) with experience teaching preschool age children or current WA State Teaching Certificate with Endorsement in ECE (Early Childhood Education) or ECSE (Early Childhood Special Education) with experience teaching preschool children in an early childhood setting (Equivalency=AA or higher in a related field with 20 credits in ECE and 1 school year experience in a preschool classroom)

**Unofficial transcripts required as part of complete application.  Attach to online application**

  • Experience as a teacher in Head Start or other comprehensive child development/family support program
  • Experience supervising early childhood classroom

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience as a teacher in Head Start or other comprehensive child development/family support program
  • Experience working with preschool children with disabilities, who are English language learners, and/or who are from diverse backgrounds

Please note, applicants should include their chronological work history and describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application process. 

Puget Sound ESD is committed to having a diverse workforce, and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

This is a Part Time, schedule position 191 days, 1528 hours.

Based in White Center- Eli Creekmore Head Start.

Salary range for this position is $23.94 - $29.90 hourly

Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity.

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, August 11, 2019.

Tentative interview scheduled Tuesday, August 20, 2019

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision; Washington State Department of Retirement System with current employer contribution at over 10%; employer paid life insurance; optional life insurance options; generous and flexible paid time off (24 days of paid annual leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year); Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan; subsidized ORCA card; and free parking.

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