Early Childhood Program Specialist 2- Co-Lead Teacher

Everett Community College

United States

August 26, 2021


Posting Details Posting Number: 02339

Job Title: Early Childhood Program Specialist 2- Co-Lead Teacher Department: Early Learning Center Job Summary/Basic Function:

With the guidance of Lead Teacher, be responsible for providing a developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant environment and curriculum to meet the needs of toddlers and pre-school age children enrolled at the center.

  • Direct the work of Early Childhood Specialist 1s and volunteers as appropriate.
  • Work closely with the parents of children enrolled at the center.
  • Complete enrollments and maintain appropriate records of curriculum, classroom staff meetings, parent communication and documentation activities required to meet licensing standards.
  • Guide and support children's learning in an early childhood program.
  • Perform classroom work such as preparing materials and recording enrollment.
  • Monitor activities such as nap time, free time, field trips, snacks, lunches, transitions between activities.
  • Organize materials used by children for their projects and activities.
  • Interact positively with children and their families.
  • Know and follow WAC's regarding Licensing Requirements for Child Day Care Centers Per WAC 388-150-180, be of good character and demonstrate the understanding, ability, personality, emotional stability, and physical health suited to meet the cultural, emotional, mental, physical and social needs of the child in care.
  • Know and follow the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Accreditation Criteria and Code of Ethical Conduct; which includes adhering to the following Statement of Commitment that represents the Core Values , Principles and Ideals which are the Code sets forth as a framework of professional responsibilities in four areas of professional relationships: (1) with children, (2) with families, (3) among colleagues, and (4) with the community and society.
  • Hold current Pediatric CPR/First Aid card, Bloodborne Pathogens Training, Food Handler's Permit, STARS registry and annual training as required by licensing, TB test taken in the last 12 months.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Minimum Qualifications:

    · One year of experience in an early childhood program AND 30 quarter credit hours in early childhood education, education, or special education with a relevant field-based experience.

    · Ability to stay in compliance with all licensing and NAEYC accreditation requirements.

    · Ability to exercise sensitivity in dealing with individuals of diverse socio-economic backgrounds, cognitive and physical abilities as well as with individuals of diverse cultural ethnic backgrounds.

    · Valid CPR/First Aid card, Bloodborne Pathogens Training, Food Handler's Permit, proof of MMR vaccine, or willingness to acquire the certifications upon acceptance of the position.

    · Ability to pass a Washington DCYF Criminal History and Background Inquiry and provide a record of tuberculin skin tests results.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    · An Associate or higher degree in Early Childhood Education or an associated discipline with the equivalent of 30 college quarter hours in early childhood education, education, or special education.

    · Knowledge of family support practices, multicultural competence, and experience working with a diverse population.

    · Special expertise and experience in Creative Curriculum, Early Achievers Framework, social emotional learning, nature education, art, music or movement.

    · Competence using computers and digital photography. Commitment to reflective practice and further professional development.

    Physical Demands

    Everett Community College follows the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) and provides the following information as a guideline for applicants:

    · Ability to sit, stand and walk indoors and on uneven outdoor surfaces

    · Ability to see to monitor children and ensure their safety, both indoors and outdoors

    · Ability to exchange information on the phone or in person

    · Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds

    · Position requires spending most of the day standing or moving to supervise children, not sitting.

    · Must be able to crouch, kneel, bend, reach and sit at low tables.

    Work Hours:

    Part time with benefits. Schedule is 37.5 hours per week, 9.5 months per year, typically mid-September through mid-June. Part time work during summer quarter may be available.

    Posting Date: 07/21/2021 Closing Date: 08/26/2021 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants:

    This posting will be used to fill anticipated openings for Fall quarter 2021, with expected start date early to mid September.

    Everett Community College's mission is to educate, equip, and inspire each student to achieve personal and professional goals, contribute to our diverse communities and thrive in a global society. Furthermore, the College's vision, strategic plan and core themes value, respect and uphold equity, cultural competence and inclusion. We are committed to hiring individuals who exemplify the vision, mission and core values of our institution.

    Everett Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious belief, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or age.

    This position is represented by the Washington Federation of State Employees Union.

    Notice to Applicants

    Prior to hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.

    Drug-Free Campus

    In compliance with federal and state regulations, EvCC is committed to a safe and drug-free campus. Employees are required to comply with EvCC's policy prohibiting illegal drug use or activity, including notification of criminal drug convictions and the use of prescription drugs or over-the-counter medications that are likely to affect job safety.

    The complete policy is available at the EvCC Policies page. If you would like a printed copy of the policy, or if you have any questions, please contact the Human Resources Department at 425-388-9229.

    Safety and Security

    EvCC strives to be a safe, secure and prepared campus for our students, staff and community. Detailed information regarding campus security, crime statistics for the most recent three year period, and other information is available on the Campus Safety, Security and Emergency Management page.

    This information is required by law and is provided by the EvCC Security Department. If you would like a printed copy of this information, you may contact the Security Department at (425) 388-9990.

    Salary $2,685 to $3,469 per month plus benefits

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  • Do you have 30 quarter credit hours in early childhood education/education/special education with a relevant field-based experience?
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  • Describe your experience with demonstrating multicultural and ethnic understanding and sensitivity, and communicating effectively with all cultural groups.
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    Required Documents

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  • Resume
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