- Early Learning
- Family and Community
- Full Time
- White Center
We invite a highly qualified Early Head Start Assistant Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and Teacher. Job duties include providing quality, comprehensive child development to Early Head Start children and their families. At Educare you will join a community of learners focused on providing high quality care and early childhood education, while working closely with families to support the growth and development of their children. Educare is a research based early learning program implementing best and most promising new practices. We hold high expectations for achieving child and family goals and offer reflective practices so that teachers reach and sustain those goals. We are part of a support system that enables personal and professional growth within an intentional culture of inclusion and diversity. We encourage you to join us in achieving a vision of excellence, innovation, creativity, and equity for the children and families we serve.
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.
· Child Development Associate (CDA) or Early Childhood Education (ECE) certificate required. ** Unofficial transcripts are required as part of the complete application**
· Early childhood experience in a child care center, child development center, or preschool program.
Preferred Qualifications (Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)
· Head Start, Early Head Start, or other comprehensive child development/family support program experience;
· Experience with diverse and/or low income populations;
· Experience working with infants/toddlers;
· Current or previous Head Start and/or ECEAP parent.
This is a full-time, year ‘round position, based in White Center. Salary (PSA1): Minimum $16.29/hour. Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity. Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 24 days/year annual leave, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, and the opportunity to work in a friendly and customer-centric environment. Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Sunday, 03/24/2019. For more information to apply for this position, visit our Careers page at www.psesd.org/careers.
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PSESD strives to have a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.