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Assistant Preschool Teacher (Floating)

Encompass Northwest Early Learning Center
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  • Program Information
    • Assists Lead Teacher in the development and implementation of daily classroom programs for preschool children in accordance with program standards.
  • Job Title: Assistant Preschool Teacher (Floating)
  • Program or Site Name: Encompass Northwest Early Learning Center
  • Job Contact Name: Lisa Hart
  • Job Contact Email:
  • Job Description:
    • Classroom Preparation: Prepares and organizes the classroom and classroom materials in accordance with the planned classroom program.
    • Professional Development: Gains knowledge and skills by participating in in-service trainings, staff meetings, and other opportunities including 10 hours of MERIT approved training throughout the year.
    • Food Preparation and Service: As a backup to the Food Service Specialist as needed. Prepares, organizes, and sets up the food for meals and snacks. In Class:
    • Guidance: Interacts positively with all children to support their individual learning and meets their emotional needs.
    • Family-Style Meal Service: Participates in and facilitates mealtime service and conversation.
    • Health Supervision: Oversees health habits in the classroom, i.e. handwashing, toothbrushing, etc. Administers first aid as needed; Checks indoor and outdoor environment for safety hazards; Works in collaboration with Mental Health Professional as needed.
    • Record Keeping: Completes daily attendance/meal count and snack production record; assists with record keeping on individual children and families as directed by the teacher; completes written observations of individual children throughout the year. Participates in developing a learning plan for each child within 90 days of school entry.
    • Screenings: Administers standardized screening tools as directed.
    • Supervision: May assume the responsibilities of the teacher in his/her absence. Assists with recruitment and training of family/community volunteers, as directed.
    • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications – Required skills and experience.
    • CDA certificate in the field of early childhood education or child development
    • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for preschool children.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and relate positively to students, parents, staff and volunteers in a diverse environment.
    • Ability to adjust to varied situations, demands and new instructional concepts.
    • Ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as record keeping, filing, typing, copying, etc.
    • Ability to attend occasional evening meetings and to occasionally visit parents in their homes.
    • Ability to supervise students on regularly scheduled field trips.
  • PROVISIONAL QUALIFICATIONS Staff who do not meet qualifications may be hired if they meet Provisional Qualifications and program records document planning for progression to the Standard Qualifications within 2 years. One year of successful, relevant documented work experience in a preschool or childcare setting.
  • This is a Full Time Position. Compensation:  $24,324 – $32,406
  • Benefits
    • Medical/Dental/Vision
    • Company paid Life/AD&D, EAP
    • IRA & IRA Matching
    • Sick Leave
    • Vacation Compensation
    • 11 Paid Holidays + District Closure Days
  • Employer Location:  1407 Boalch Ave NW, North Bend WA 98045
  • Company Website:
  • Employer Contact Information:  Lisa Hart
  • How to apply: Click here to Apply