Assistant Teacher - Birth to 5yrs (Downtown Seattle)
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 - $18.00 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.
We provide full time employees with great benefits including medical, elective dental and vision, 401K with company match, Value Village discount, paid time off, paid holidays, and much more!
- 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.
At Northwest Center, we do not just accept diversity and inclusion — we celebrate it, we support it, we live it and we flourish in it for the benefit of our employees, the community, and our clientele. It is our belief 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 are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.