Paraeducator, Early Learning

  • Puget Sound Educational Service District
  • 625 SW 100th St, Seattle, WA 98146, USA
  • May 06, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Educare Early Learning Center is seeking an Early Learning Para-Educator to join our team of educators and assist in providing quality, comprehensive services for preschool children. Job duties include assisting in maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment for preschool children.

At Educare you will join a community of learners focused on providing high quality care and early childhood education, while working closely with families to support the growth and development of their children.  Educare is a research based early learning program implementing best and most promising new practices. We hold high expectations for achieving child and family goals and offer reflective practices so that teachers reach and sustain those goals.  We are part of a support system that enables personal and professional growth within an intentional culture of inclusion and diversity.  We encourage you to join us in achieving a vision of excellence, innovation, creativity, and equity for the children and families we serve.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education.


  • High School Diploma/GED and successful experience in an Early Childhood Education classroom, child development center, or preschool.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Current or former Early Head Start/Head Start/ECEAP parent and/or participant;
  • Experience working in a Head Start/Early Head Start environment;
  • 30 hour basic childcare course (STARS).

Describe experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume.

Based in White Center at Educare. Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.

Salary: $16.30-$17.56/hour

Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.  Excellent benefits and retirement package; 24 annual leave days per year, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System, Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, subsidized ORCA card, and the opportunity to work in a highly engaged, customer-centric environment.

PSESD is committed to having a diverse workforce and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply. 

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by, Sunday, June 2, 2019.

Tentative scheduled interviews: Wednesday, May 22, 2019 and Tuesday, June 11, 2019

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