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2019-2020 PRESCHOOL TEACHER


Position Type Teacher
Start 08/21/2019
School Name Villa Academy
City, State Seattle, WA 
Posted 04/15/2019

FULL TIME FULL BENEFITS

JOB OVERVIEW

Villa Academy is seeking a dynamic, knowledgeable full time Early Childhood Teacher. Villa Preschool serves students who are preparing for Kindergarten. Villa Academy’s Department of Early Learning licensed preschool program consists of four preschool classrooms (ages 3-5), each staffed with a teacher and instructional assistant.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education
  • Current Washington state teaching certificate (or in process)
  • Relevant teaching experience in an accredited school
  • Practicing Catholic preferred


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Commitment to the mission, vision and values of Villa Academy
  • Love of young learner!
  • Able to understand, articulate, and put into practice current developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood education
  • Familiarity with NAEYC Standards, Washington State Early Learning and Development Guidelines, and the Early Achievers program
  • Understand and foster the intention of the purpose of play, STEAM, and Project Based Learning
  • Desire and enthusiasm for making Villa’s outdoor spaces an integral part of the preschool curriculum
  • Familiarity with Second Step and Handwriting without Tears considered a plus!
  • Able to use instructional technology effectively including interactive whiteboards, document cameras, Google docs, and teacher web pages
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Experience creating and sustaining effective parent partnerships
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Desire to be part of a Catholic faith community and to joyfully share faith with young learners
  • Ability to perform the job responsibilities of this position


APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

Please provide, via email, the items listed below (preferably in one PDF document).

  • A cover letter.
  • A current resume with relevant educational experience and three references.
  • Teaching Certificate (if applicable)


Prior to the first day of work, the following need to be provided:

  • College transcripts
  • Documentation of negative TB test
  • 20 or 30 Hours Basic STARS course certificate
  • BBP/HIV/AIDS course certificate
  • First Aid/CPR course certificate (can be completed onsite in August)
  • DCFY background check

Information about completing the above requirements will be provided during hiring process.

Villa Academy is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all federal rules and regulations and does not discriminate in admission, access, treatment or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, creed, age, national origin, marital status or disability.



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