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Assistant Teacher - UCIC

Salary: Competitive Salary Depending on Experience

Join the early learning professional teaching team at UCiC Preschool; a progressive, culturally diverse early learning program. UCiC’s Preschool is located in Bothell, WA and is a ministry of the Community Church of Seattle. We are looking for two assistant teachers to support our lead teachers in the Preschool classroom and Pre Kindergarten classroom.

The Assistant Teachers will be joining a team of teachers who feel called to serve God’s youngest children with passion and excellence. The central focus of our team is to connect with each child and family to encourage and support them with God’s love. The Assistant Teachers will teach and communicate with intention and passion and maintain a culture where all staff can thrive and grow professionally. A culture that glorifies Our Lord and Savior and supports a positive culture for our teachers as well as the children and families that attend our school.

The Assistant Teacher is a critical part of helping our program keep the quality and consistency required when one of our lead teachers are unable to work. Do you have prior experience working with or teaching toddler, preschool age children or early elementary age children or prior experience in children’s ministry? Do you desire the opportunity to guide young children with regard to their academic and social/ emotional development? Do you want to be a part of helping set a solid foundation for their future? If this is you, please below the specific duties and qualifications for this position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Responsibilities, Accountabilities, and Competencies

  • Support the Director in maintaining a quality program that upholds the

    standards, goals, and overall mission of UCiC.

  • Assist the Lead Teacher and other staff with maintaining a well-functioning, safe

    classroom, specialty classes, outdoor play and nap time supervision.

  • Creatively solve problems and resolve concerns with students by working with

    other teachers.

  • Build a quality and intentional early learning environment.

  • Perform tasks independently in a timely manner without direct supervision.

  • Know and comply with the state regulations concerning a state licensed

    preschool and know specifically how it impacts duties.

  • Intentionally develop positive relationships with students and their families.

  • Assist Lead Teacher in lesson preparation and implementation.

  • Maintain flexibility and the ability to change direction quickly in response to a

    variety of situations that can occur in the classroom.

  • Assist Lead Teachers in writing child/classroom observations and preparing progress reports for parents.

  • Work collaboratively with a supervisor, coworkers, students and their parents.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

     

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience

  • Christian Commitment: Demonstrated Christian commitment and relationship with Jesus Christ and being active in a local church.

  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience: Prior experience working with or teaching toddler, preschool

    early elementary age children or prior experience in children’s ministry.

  • Licensure/Certification:

    • Must have the following, or be willing to obtain upon hire:

    • Washington State required 20 hour basic training or show proof of a waiver.

    • Child/infant CPR and first aid.

    • HIV and blood borne pathogen training.

    • Food handlers’ card.

    • Proof of negative Tb skin test.

    • Other certifications as deemed necessary by the state for work in a licensed

      Early Learning and Early Education facility.

  • Other Considerations:

    • Ability and commitment to work with multi-ethnic, culturally diverse student and parent population.

    • Ability to work with the public in a friendly and courteous manner.

    • Maintain confidentiality and composure in a busy, open setting.

    • Must have a patient, child-centered temperament.

    • Must have strong ability to clearly communicate to young children as well as

      clearly communicate both verbally and in writing to parents.

    • Ability to work collaboratively with a supervisor, coworkers, students and their parents.

       

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience

• Education: CDA or working towards one or two year degree in Early Childhood education or teaching experience or a higher degree.

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