Head Start Lead Teacher for 3-5 year olds (Seattle)

Denise Louie Education Center (DLEC) is a multi-cultural Early Head Start & Head Start program serving children and families in south Seattle and SeaTac. Head Start operates at three sites: International District, Beacon Hill and Lake Washington Apartments. Early Head Start provides home based services and group socialization in Beacon Hill and in the community.

We are hiring for a Lead Teacher

The Lead Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing individualized, daily educational program for a group of preschool-aged children in a multicultural, multilingual, bias free environment.

Specific Job Qualifications for this Position:

1. AA, BA or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education, or a BA in any area with at least 18 credits in Early Childhood Education;
2. One year of experience teaching pre-school children;
3. Bi-lingual in a language spoken by a DLEC parents – SOMALI and/or other EAST AFRICAN LANGUAGES, CHINESE, SPANISH preferred;
4. Knowledge of and ability to implement developmentally appropriate, multicultural, and bias free curriculum;
5. Able to lift and potentially carry a child weighing up to 50 pounds;
6. Able to routinely kneel, bend, crouch, and sit on the floor for extended periods of time;
7. Able to stand, walk and sit on child sized chairs throughout the day;
8. Able to communicate in English verbally and in writing; and,
9. Access to a reliable source of transportation.

Job Duties:
1. Classroom Management and Curriculum Planning
2. Staff Teaming
3. Parent Involvement
4. Documentation of Educational Services
5. Other duties as they arise

The position is 32 hrs/week

How to apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume AND a completed application for employment available at www.deniselouie.org. Only applicants that submit all three documents will be considered. Please submit your application and supporting documentation to jobs@deniselouie.org, by mail: Denise Louie Education Center, 1930 6th Avenue S., Suite 401, Seattle, WA 98134 or fax: 206-260-8853. PLEASE NO PHONE CALLS OR WALK-INS.

Seattle, Washington
Denise Louie Education Center (DLEC)
fax: 206-260-8853

1930 6th Ave. S., Seattle, WA, 98134, US