Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher

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Greenwood, WA
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" Northwest Center Kids is seeking a Lead Teacher for our Greenwood school! Northwest Center Kids' mission is to provide an inclusive environment in which all families receive individual education programs, advocacy, therapy, and family support that nurtures the development of children with and without disabilities. Northwest Center prioritizes our employees' safety and proudly follows all public health guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control. Location: Greenwood - Seattle, WA Schedule: Monday - Friday, an 8-hour shift between 7 AM and 6 PM Wage: $41,000 - $54,000 DOE + $750 hiring bonus! *$250 to be paid out after 30 days of employment, and $500 to be paid out after 90 days of employment* Benefits: Competitive and affordable Medical (including hearing & hardware coverage!), Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance Generous Paid Time Off benefits Additional Floating Holidays, Parental Leave, Paid Compassion Leave, and Paid Holidays Retirement 401(K) with a company match Employment Assistance Program (EAP) including six free therapy sessions per year Physicall Wellness Reimbursement Program Student Loan Contribution Program Eligible to receive scholarships for a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education Monthly reflective practice with a licensed therapist Tuition discount after one year at our NWC Early Learning Schools Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here: http://www.nwcbenefits.com/ Teachers work as a team with a co-teacher to develop and implement positive, nurturing, and stimulating programs suited to children's individual developmental needs and maintain supportive relationships with families. You will provide support to children ages birth to three years old. Strong candidates will be patient and professional, with a child-centered philosophy of how children learn and grow. Responsibilities: Planning developmentally appropriate activities Child assessment Classroom management Collaboration with other teachers, therapists, and other professionals Requirements: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education with two (2) year’s experience Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis on Early Childhood Education or related field Must be a team player and love all children Some experience with children of all abilities is preferred but not required Northwest Center is committed to offering reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at jobs@nwcenter.org. At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, support it, live it, and flourish in it to benefit our employees, the community, and our clientele. We believe that our strength lies within our diversity and the forward motion towards a day when people of all abilities can learn and work together. We believe that curiosity and critical thinking are essential to the dialogue and improving decision-making, planning, resource allocation, and how we treat others. Our goal is to create and implement more equitable practices, policies, and culture. To be equitable means to value and respect individuals from all cultural backgrounds, genders, races, identities, and abilities. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans’ status. "
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Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate Alumni
Graduate Alumni
Master in Teaching Alumni (certified teachers)
Graduate Students
Master in Teaching Students