The Enrollment & Student Services Division and the Child Development Center support Western’s mission, which states that together with our students, staff, and faculty, we are committed to making a positive impact in the state and the world with a shared focus on academic excellence and inclusive achievement. We encourage applications from women, people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, and other candidates from underrepresented backgrounds and with diverse experiences interested in this opportunity.
Position typically works under the supervision from the teacher’s assistant and/or teachers, following clearly defined work procedures and priorities set forth in the AS CDC employee handbook. Duties include performing classroom work such as; ensuring the children’s safety, implementing curriculum plans, preparing and organizing materials for projects; and monitoring activities such as nap, free-choice time, snacks, lunches, and outdoor play and exploration.
Must be registered through the Department of Early Learning’s MERIT system and meet their requirements such as cleared background check, fingerprint check, TB tine test.
30 hour Basic Stars training or ECE classes
Current certification in CPR/infant-child first aid, and Blood Borne Pathogens
2 years of experience in licensed child care center
30 credits in ECE or special or elementary education
This position is part of bargaining unit PT and is covered by the collective bargaining agreement with Public School Employees of WWU bargaining union at 350 hours worked.
This position will work no more than 1,050 hours.
A cover letter and resume are required and should address your experience related to the position responsibilities and the required and preferred qualifications.
Please include the names and contact information of three professional references.
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