Infant / Toddler Para-Educator - WCCW

  • Puget Sound Educational Service District
  • 9601 Bujacich Rd. NW Gig Harbor, WA 98332-8300
  • Jul 08, 2019
Full time Education Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) is seeking an Infant/Toddler Para-Educator at Washington Corrections Center for Women (WCCW) to join our team of educators and assist in providing quality, comprehensive services for infant/toddler children. Job duties include assisting in maintaining a clean and safe classroom environment for infants and toddlers.

This position is based at WCCW in Gig Harbor. PSESD and Early Head Start partners with WCCW to make the Residential Parenting Program a leading model for prison nursery care and promote healthy mother-child bonding and attachment.

PSESD is a premier regional agency that provides innovative pre-K to 12 services and leadership. We are committed to success for each child and eliminating the opportunity gap by 2020. Foundational to our work is a shared commitment to equity and inclusion, and cultural competence of staff, volunteers, and interns.

 Minimum Qualifications:

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

 Preferred Experience:

  • Experience with Head Start, Early Head Start, or other comprehensive child development/family support program
  • Experience working with low income and/or diverse populations
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers
  • Current or former Head Start/ECEAP participant/parent

Based in Gig Harbor at WCCW. 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, July 21, 2019

Tentative scheduled phone interviews: Friday, July 26, 2019

Tentative in person interviews: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 (Renton Office)

Tentative second interviews: Thursday, August 8, 2019 (WCCW)

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