Teaching Staff- Closes 7/12/17

Position Teaching Staff
Employer Opportunity Council
Job Description Come be a part of a team committed to providing a diverse, inclusive environment where parents can be sure their children are well cared for, encouraged to reach their full potential and ready for school! We are looking for teachers with varying levels of education, experience and responsibility to implement developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom experiences and family engagement opportunities. Our employment philosophy includes coaching, open and frequent communication and professional development for all staff. Excellent benefits for eligible staff.
Qualifications See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 7/12/17. EOE/M/F/D/V


Days/Hours Varies
Contact Info Human Resources

1419 Cornwall Ave, Bellingham, WA

EMAIL: hrrecruiting@oppco.org

How to Apply    See full job announcement & application process at www.oppco.org. Paper Employment Applications may be picked up at 1419 Cornwall Ave., Bellingham, WA. Completed applications must be received by 4:00pm, 7/12/17. EOE/M/F/D/V
Position Closes July 12, 2017

AmeriCorps Reading Corps Literacy Tutor- Closes 8/1/17

Position AmeriCorps Reading Corps Literacy Tutor
Employer Anacortes School District
Job Description Calling all future teachers, potential leaders, and trailblazers! What if you could explore education as a career pathway, build a strong résumé, and earn a substantial financial award toward future college tuition all at the same time? Join the Anacortes School District for one year as an AmeriCorps Washington Reading Corps literacy tutor! This full-time (40+ hours/week) 10.5-month national volunteer position will change you, challenge you, and give you the opportunity to strengthen and support the community you love.

As an AmeriCorps Washington Reading Corps member for the Anacortes School District, you will help struggling readers in grades K-5 attain proficiency by leading small reading groups and developing engaging, literacy-based outreach for students and families including book clubs, before and after school programs, family events, and more. Other activities will include volunteer recruitment, fundraising, and additional efforts to support community-based literacy events and resources.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals who wish to make a difference in the lives of our youth, who are creative problem solvers, flexible thinkers, and have the desire and ability to connect with all youth. Persons interested in pursuing education as a career, including recent high-school graduates or current college students taking a gap year are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications Requirements:
*18 and older (no age limit)
*Ready to commit to 10.5 months of full-time service
*High school diploma or GED
*Criminal background check

*College degree (two or four year) or working toward degree
*Experience and passion for working with youth


$1202 monthly stipend
Days/Hours M-F, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Contact Info Keiko McCracken

Anacortes School District, 2200 M Avenue, Anacortes WA 98221

EMAIL: kmccracken@asd103.org

PHONE: 360.293.1234

How to Apply    To apply, please visit the AmeriCorps link, below. This is a specific listing for the Anacortes School District: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=73867&fromSearch=true

For more information, please contact Keiko McCracken, ASD Volunteer Coordinator, at 360) 293-1234 or kmccracken@asd103.org, or visit the Washington Service Corps at https://washingtonservicecorps.org

Position Closes August 1, 2017

Preschool Lead Teacher – Closes 7/15/17

Position Preschool Lead Teacher
Employer  Semiahmoo Kids Kamp, Inc.
Job Description The Semiahmoo Kids Kamp is looking for a career minded ECE graduate or student to provide quality learning experiences as the Lead Preschool Teacher for a group of 3 year olds in a team teaching setting. Staff works together to generate lesson plans for the week and month. Must be nurturing, loving, energetic and enthusiastic towards children. Light cleaning duties, diapering, sanitizing and maintaining a safe environment.

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2-year-old Early Childhood Teacher – Closes 7/14/17

Position 2-year-old Early Childhood Teacher
Employer  Whatcom Family YMCA
Job Description Our Downtown location of the Whatcom Family YMCA is in need of an awesome teacher to help our Toddler 2 classroom flourish! We are extremely fortunate to have a classroom with two main teachers, as well as someone who floats in and helps us change diapers. Currently, we are searching for a responsible, caring, smart professional who will guide assistant teachers in the classroom and create an environment that is designed to support the learning and development of our youngest toddlers.

Daily Schedule: Monday through Friday, approximately 6:30-3, with 2 hours of weekly curriculum planning.

Responsibilities of this job include:
– Supervising assistant staff in the daily interactions and schedules of the children in the classroom, making sure all health and safety requirements are met. This may include giving some constructive feedback to assistant staff and guiding their teaching.
– Helping children to learn self-help skills, including potty training.
– Creating a learning environment that considers the ITERS-r, licensing regulations and the developmental needs of 2 to 3-year-old children.
– Designing a monthly, weekly curriculum that takes into consideration the children’s interests and needs, as well as their level of development.
– Assessing children’s development three times per year using tools such as developmental checklists and personal portfolios.
– Developing warm and professional relationships with children and their families, helping to somewhat personalize the level of care that children and families are receiving.
– Using the CLASS tool to help guide interactions between teachers and children.

Qualification Requirements for this position include:
– Ability to lift and carry 40 lbs (and be on your feet most of the day)
– A cleared DEL background check*
– Experience with toddler-age children. Classroom experience is required.
– Some experience overseeing/supervising other employees.
– Infant/Child/Adult CPR and First Aid Training*
– Proof of a Negative TB Test*
– Washington State MERIT 30-hour Training (or equivalent)*
– Early childhood credits or willingness to pursue (may be qualified for free ECE credits after 3 months of employment)
– A hard-working, positive, flexible, reliable, patient and warm demeanor

*Can be completed upon hiring


$12.50-$13.50 per hour
Days/Hours M-Fri, 6:30 am-3:00 pm
Contact Info Jamie Desmul, 1256 N State Street, Bellingham, WA 98225 EMAIL:   jdesmul@whatcomymca.org
How to Apply Please submit a resume and cover letter to the email listed! Thank you!
Position Closes July 14, 2017

Floating teacher to support various classrooms – Closes 12/31/17

Position Floating teacher to support various classrooms
Employer Kids World
Job Description Come join the Kids’ World family, where our mission is to provide EPIC experiences for kids to learn through play in our diverse community. Our private child care program is seeking someone flexible and ready to support different classrooms as the needs arise. You will have the opportunity to work with various ages from infant thru preschool. In this role you will work with kids, help reset our environments, and assist with other tasks to keep the center running at its best.

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Teacher (Olympia) – Open Until Filled

Position Teacher (Olympia)
Employer Catholic Community Services/Catholic Housing Services 
Job Description Program Description:

St. Mike’s Tikes is the oldest licensed child care center in Thurston County, established in 1978.  Nurturing care and quality early learning opportunities are provided to all children from all families. St. Mike’s Tikes provides care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. The dedicated, trained teaching staff build strong relationships with the children and their families. Classroom curricula are designed to meet the social, emotional, physical, cognitive and personal needs of each child. Parents have many opportunities to participate in their child’s education and parent involvement in encouraged. We strive to celebrate the differences while seeking to build relationships with diverse families on foundations of mutual respect.

Position Description:

Responsible for providing a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment for children where self-concepts are enhanced, independence encouraged and individuality respected.  The center will serve children of all cultures and income levels.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, supervise, and implement the program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of St. Mike’s Tikes.
  • Customize the program to the needs of individual children with concern for their interests, special needs and talents, individual style, and pace of learning.
  • Consider individual children in relationship to their cultural and socio-economic background.
  • Treat children with dignity and respect.
  • Help children to become aware of their roles as integral members of a group.
  • Be responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom.
  • Assume an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff.
  • Attend all staff meetings.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth.
  • Implement methods of effectively utilizing the services of classroom assistants.
  • Plan and implement methods of establishing a positive liaison with parents.
  • Conduct parent conferences on children’s school adjustment and classroom behavior.
  • Assist in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of the children.
  • Assist in public relations events sponsored by St. Mike’s Tikes and CCS.
  • Maintain good hygiene, including diaper checks for infants and toddlers, ages ranging between 6 weeks and 12 years.
  • Other duties as may be reasonable assigned.

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