Head Start Teacher

  • Puget Sound Educational Service District
  • 625 Southwest 100th Street, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Oct 17, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a Head Start Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher. Job duties include collaborating with the Lead Teacher in designing and leading children’s learning, documenting children’s outcomes, and working with families. 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, public 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-Postsecondary services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • AA degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (AA degree in related field with 12 college credits in ECE, or AA degree in unrelated field and 19 credits in ECE may be equivalent for AA in ECE)
  • Early childhood experience in an early childhood setting.

**Unofficial transcripts required as part of complete application.  Attach to online application** 

Must obtain Food Handler's Permit within 30 days of employment, and CPR/First Aid Certificate within 90 days of employment 

Preferred Qualifications

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

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application process. 

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

Salary: $21.72 – 25.18/hour (Salary Schedule – PSAIII)

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.

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by, Monday November11th, 2019.

Interviews tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th, 2019.

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: https://www.psesd.org/careers/job-posting-page/~board/job-postings/post/head-start-teacher-educare