WAEYC is the professional association for those working with children ages birth through eight years old in Washington. We have 11 local Affiliate Chapters and 1600 members throughout the state.

Available Job Postings

Updated 6/11/2018

New Job Posting: 06/5/2018

 

Title

 

Early Childhood Program Specialist 3

 

Description, Responsibilities and Duties

 

The Viking Union welcomes and engages students, faculty, staff, and guests in building a diverse community. We continually strive to enhance the Western Experience through supporting student leadership, campus involvement and creative expression, and by providing services and events in our venues. The Child Development Center is a service of the Viking Union Organization and provides early learning opportunities for the children of students, faculty and staff of the Western Community.

 

This position is a lead classroom teacher and is supported by the work of the Early Childhood Specialist 2, which is the assistant teacher in the classroom.

 

This is a 9.5 month cyclic position.

 

As our lead classroom teacher, you will conduct work assignments in support of a positive and inclusive relationships with other diverse staff and students and provide services in a positive and inclusive manner.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

 

Teaching and developmental management of children at the CDC

Develop curriculum following the center's philosophy to involve children in all domains of learning

Supervise children involved in activities

Use positive guidance in establishing classroom expectations of behavior

Provide ample activity options

Organize supplies for activities ahead of time

Foster a culture of respect for the supplies and equipment children use

Create the culture of kindness and empathy of children towards each other

Encourage children to be purposeful in their choice of activities and play

Promote self-help skills

Plan, facilitate, clean up and evaluate activities in your classroom each week

Plan and facilitate the preparation, presentation, and cleanup of projects and activities

Handle emergencies and administer all medications per licensing guidelines

Prepare accident and incident reports

Supervise all transition times involving groups of children

Plan and facilitate field trips

Maintain constant surveillance of all areas and equipment, being observant of danger areas and needed repairs

Participate in the planning and arranging of the physical spaces at the center to make them conductive to experiential learning by the children

Parent/Caregiver liaison

Create visual displays to document children's learning

Assist parents in sharing their special skills and play abilities with the children

Prepare individual assessments for children's learning

Meet with parents to discuss their child's assessment during formal conference

Extend support to the student/parent/family by remaining available for, and open to conferencing

Assist parents in inter-parent communication when appropriate

Train and work with Assistant Teachers, Student Employees, Volunteers and ECE students

Supervise parents, work study and long-term practicum students in CDC areas

Work with Program Manager and Office Assistant in scheduling parent and student hours

Mentor AS CDC interns for one or more quarters each year to meet their educational requirements

Conduct periodic student worker meetings and student employee training and be prepared to respond to the needs of the students in relation to their work

Meet regularly with students participating in the center as part of college course work to respond to their educational needs

Meet with faculty of students participating at the center as part of the student's evaluation process

Work with the Program Manager to evaluate students

Organizational support/meetings

Attend all organization and general parent meetings

Attend student employee trainings

Prepare to discuss specific issues and present relevant information about the workings of the center

Facility care

Participate in the mechanics of organizing the center at the beginning of each quarter

Organize classroom and storage area

Make minor emergency adjustments and repairs to facility and equipment

Participate in planning for purchase of new equipment and replacement items

Other duties as assigned

As a core value, you will participate in diversity/cultural competency opportunities. You will actively participate in training or staff development opportunities to support the development of competence and effectiveness in the areas of inclusion, diversity, multicultural and cross-cultural communication, and other related topics.

 

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

 

45 college quarter hours in early childhood development/education/special education or equivalent OR a Bachelor's degree in ECE or a Child Development Associate Credential

Ability to build positive relationships with children, families, and staff

Good communication and observation skills

Competent in compute skills needed for documentation and displays using Microsoft Word, etc.

Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations

 

Salary and Benefits

 

New hires typically start at $2984/month; including an excellent benefits package

 

Start Date

 

September 2018

 

Application Procedures

 

Apply at https://bit.ly/2JpZyGE<https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2fbit.ly%2f2JpZyGE.&c=E,1,3rUAhbAImXMbw2K_V4JiHQDIGKRrfFcVniA9AALcrc74T7Bo5N7mOtSOcanTKJ6F-DMTYjJzdQLcsOS9-fPLW7KwqUx5uY8i2-cM01SF&typo=1>.

 

A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.

 

Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.

 

Name of School/Center/University/City, State, Province

 

Western Washington University

Bellingham, WA 98225

 

Program Description

 

The AS Child Development Center is a service of the Viking Union Organization and provides early learning opportunities for the children of students and staff of the Western Community. The Viking Union welcomes and engages students, faculty, staff, and guests in building a diverse community. We continually strive to enhance the Western Experience through supporting student leadership, campus involvement and creative expression, and by providing services and events in our venues.

 

Name and Contact for Inquiries

 

Human Resources

(360)650-3774

hr@wwu.edu<mailto:hr@wwu.edu>

New Job Posting: 06/4/2018

 

Title

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER

 

Description, Responsibilities and Duties

 

FULL TIME / FULL BENEFITS

 

JOB OVERVIEW

 

Villa Academy is seeking dynamic, knowledgeable full time Early Childhood Teacher. Villa Preschool serves students who are preparing for Kindergarten. Villa Academy’s Department of Early Learning licensed preschool program consists of four preschool classrooms (ages 3-5), each staffed with a teacher and instructional assistant.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Relevant teaching experience in an accredited school

 

Practicing Catholic preferred

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Villa Academy

 

Desire to be part of a Catholic faith community and to joyfully share faith with children

 

Able to understand, articulate, and put into practice current developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood education

 

Love of young learners and their educational journey!

 

Understand and foster the intention of the purpose of play, STEAM, and Project Based Learning

 

Experience creating and sustaining effective parent partnerships

 

Effective oral and written communication skills

 

Familiarity with NAEYC Standards and Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines

 

Able to use instructional technology effectively including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, Google docs, and teacher web pages

 

Desire and enthusiasm for making Villa’s outdoor spaces an integral part of the preschool curriculum

 

Commitment to ongoing professional development

 

Familiarity with Second Step and Handwriting without Tears considered a plus!

 

Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position

 

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

 

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education

 

Current Washington state teaching certificate (or in process)

 

Relevant teaching experience in an accredited school

 

Practicing Catholic preferred

 

Salary and Benefits

 

Salary DOE

FULL EMPLOYER PAID BENEFITS

 

Start Date

 

August 20, 2018

 

Application Procedures

 

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

 

Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document).

 

A cover letter.

 

A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references.

 

Teaching Certificate (if applicable)

 

Prior to the first day of work, the following need to be provided:

 

College transcripts

 

Documentation of negative TB test

 

20 or 30 Hours Basic STARS course certificate

 

BBP/HIV/AIDS course certificate

 

First Aid/CPR course certificate (can be completed onsite in August)

 

DEL background check.

 

       Information about completing the above requirements will be provided during hiring process.

 

 

Name of School/Center/University/City, State, Province

 

VILLA ACADEMY

5001 NE 50th ST

SEATTLE WA

 

Program Description

 

See job desription

 

Name and Contact for Inquiries

 

aterry@thevilla.org<mailto:aterry@thevilla.org>


New Job Posting: 5/6/2018

 


Title

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER

 

Description, Responsibilities and Duties

 

Villa Academy is seeking dynamic, knowledgeable full time Early Childhood Teacher. Villa Preschool serves students who are preparing for Kindergarten. Villa Academy’s Department of Early Learning licensed preschool program consists of four preschool classrooms (ages 3-5), each staffed with a teacher and instructional assistant.

 

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

 

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education

Current Washington state teaching certificate (or in process)

Relevant teaching experience in an accredited school

Practicing Catholic preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Villa Academy

Desire to be part of a Catholic faith community and to joyfully share faith with children

Able to understand, articulate, and put into practice current developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood education

Love of young learners and their educational journey!

Understand and foster the intention of the purpose of play, STEAM, and Project Based Learning

Experience creating and sustaining effective parent partnerships

Effective oral and written communication skills

Familiarity with NAEYC Standards and Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines

Able to use instructional technology effectively including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, Google docs, and teacher web pages

Desire and enthusiasm for making Villa’s outdoor spaces an integral part of the preschool curriculum

Commitment to ongoing professional development

Familiarity with Second Step and Handwriting without Tears considered a plus!

Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Villa Academy

Desire to be part of a Catholic faith community and to joyfully share faith with children

Able to understand, articulate, and put into practice current developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood education

Love of young learners and their educational journey!

Understand and foster the intention of the purpose of play, STEAM, and Project Based Learning

Experience creating and sustaining effective parent partnerships

Effective oral and written communication skills

Familiarity with NAEYC Standards and Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines

Able to use instructional technology effectively including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, Google docs, and teacher web pages

Desire and enthusiasm for making Villa’s outdoor spaces an integral part of the preschool curriculum

Commitment to ongoing professional development

Familiarity with Second Step and Handwriting without Tears considered a plus!

Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position

 

 

Salary and Benefits

 

Full Benefits. Salary DOE

 

Start Date

 

August 20, 2018

 

Application Procedures

 

Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document).

A cover letter.

A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references.

Teaching Certificate (if applicable)

 

Prior to the first day of work, the following need to be provided:

College transcripts

Documentation of negative TB test

20 or 30 Hours Basic STARS course certificate

BBP/HIV/AIDS course certificate

First Aid/CPR course certificate (can be completed onsite in August)

DEL background check.

 

Name of School/Center/University/City, State, Province

 

VILLA ACADEMY

SEATTLE WA

 

Program Description

 

Independent, Catholic Elementary School. Preschool - Grade 8.

 

Name and Contact for Inquiries

 

Anne Terry

aterry@thevilla.org<mailto:aterry@thevilla.org>