Assistant Teacher - Birth to 5yrs (Downtown Seattle)

Kids Services Seattle, Washington


Northwest Center Kids in Downtown Seattle is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Assistant Teacher to work in our infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.  We are an inclusive center and welcome children of all abilities. We are looking for Assistants who are professional, responsible, and who believe in a child-centered philosophy of how children learn and grow.  A desire and willingness to learn more about the field of Early Childhood Education is important.

Location: Downtown Seattle
Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 hour shift, between the hours of 7:00am and 6:00pm
Wage: $17.00 per hour plus excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement

Assistant Teachers will support the Lead Teachers and will work as a team to develop and implement positive, nurturing, and stimulating programs suited for the developmental needs of the children.  Duties include working in cooperation and following the direction of Lead Teachers, implementing activities as designated by Lead Teachers, nurturing positive relationships with the children, following assigned schedule to ensure smooth transitions and staff breaks, maintaining confidentiality,  and nurturing supportive relationships with families.  Classroom Assistants must be willing to perform other job-related duties as assigned. It is our mission to provide an inclusive environment in which all families receive individual programs of education, advocacy, therapy, and family support that nurtures the development of children with and without disabilities.


  • High School diploma
  • STARS certification within 6 months of hire, and completion of CPR and First Aid certification within one month of hire 
  • Must be available to work any 8-hour shift in between 7 AM to 6 PM, Monday through Friday.  


We provide excellent benefits including medical, elective dental and vision, 401K with company match, Orca Card, Value Village Discount, and much more!

If you need any assistance with the application process, please send us an email at and include the title of the role in the subject line.

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. Northwest Center is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, including disability and veterans status.