Assistant Teacher

Kids Services Seattle, Washington


Northwest Center is now hiring an Assistant Teacher for our Downtown Seattle School! 
Do you enjoy coaching and mentoring children? Are you patient and dedicated to helping your students achieve success? Are you looking to make a positive impact in your community? Northwest Center Kids' mission is to provide an inclusive environment where all families receive individual programs of education, advocacy, therapy, and family support that nurtures the development of children with and without disabilities. Be a part of the team that is leading the education inclusion revolution!   
We are hiring an Assistant Teacher. You will work as part of a dynamic team, supporting Lead Teachers to develop and implement positive, nurturing, and stimulating programs suited for the children's individual developmental needs from birth to five years. Our ideal candidate is flexible, adaptable, enthusiastic, and team-oriented.

Watch a video to learn more about our inclusive Early Learning Team:   
Location: Downtown Seattle
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8-hour shift, between the hours of 7:00 AM- 6:00 PM   
Starting Wage: $20.19 per hour | Full Wage Range: $20.19 - $21.75 per hour   
Hiring Bonus: $750.00!
*$250 to be paid out after 30 days of employment, and $500 to be paid out after 90 days of employment*

  • Competitive and affordable Medical (including hearing & hardware coverage!), Dental, Vision, Disability, and Life insurance  
  • 17 Accrued Paid Time Off Days Annually
  • 20 paid holidays + 1 day of floating holiday; 2 floating holiday days annually after one year
  • Parental Leave and Paid Compassion Leave
  • Retirement 401(K) with a company match
  • Employment Assistance Program (EAP) via Spring Health
  • Mental Wellness Program including six free therapy sessions per year
  • Company-Provided Orca Card
  • Physical Wellness Reimbursement Program - $25 per month
  • Student Loan Contribution Program - $50 per month
  • Pet Insurance Discount Program
  • Eligible to receive scholarships for a Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education 
  • Monthly reflective practice with a licensed therapist 
  • Opportunity for career development with our NWC Mentorship Match program
  • Tuition discount at NWC Early Learning Schools after one year of employment
Check out the entire list of benefits Northwest Center has to offer here:   

  • High School diploma
  • Candidates with one year or more of Early Childhood Education experience will be given preference

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 [email protected].   
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.