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3401 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144
Updated 2 days ago


Launch is dedicated to ensuring a brilliant start for all children.  Through our preschool, after school and summer programs, we provide equitable access to the highest-quality learning and care in a safe, enriching environment that prepares children for success in school and life. Our programs serve a diverse group of over 1300 children ages 3-12 and are located on-site in 9 Seattle public schools and 3 community centers. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience, we serve as a proven model of effective programming and a passionate advocate for children, families and communities.  Launch strives to live an anti-racist, inclusive existence, and welcomes diverse voices, experiences, and perspectives.

Enrichment Teachers are responsible for providing a safe, caring, and academically and socially enriching environment for school-age children. This position ensures that the curriculum and activities are developmentally appropriate and meet all identified academic and development domains.

Essential Job Functions

•    Create weekly lesson plans that align with Expanded Learning Opportunities best practices
•    Supervise and manage groups of children
•    Attend scheduled staff meetings
•    Maintain safety of children
•    Maintain organization and cleanliness of site
•    Prepare and serve snacks to the children
•    Engage children in enrichment activities
•    Provide homework support
•    Build strong and nurturing relationship with children and families
•    Positive communication with parents, staff, supervisor, school, etc.
•    Enforce all general safety rules of center
•    Assist in positive behavior management technique’s when required
•    Obtain required training and on-going professional development

Minimum Education, Experience & Training Equivalent 

•    Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
•    A minimum of 1 year education beyond high school required. An AA in education or related field is preferred
•    A minimum of 2 years of experience working with children required
•    A minimum of one year experience working with school-age with demonstrated knowledge and competence in:
o    Behavior management skills
o    Activity planning/coordinating
•    Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information appropriately
•    Proven ability to communicate with children and adults in a positive and proactive manner
•    Ability to create versatile and varied age appropriate activities for children of different ages and developmental stages
•    A demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as a team member

Desired but not required:

•    Experience working in a non-profit organization
•    BA degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education

Knowledge and Skills:

•    Ability to work and interact with children and parents
•    Create and implement curriculum, utilizing Student Voice and Choice. Proficient knowledge of Microsoft office programs
•    Time management skills
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced environment on cross-functional teams with a wide range of personalities
•    Exceptional problem solving abilities
•    Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
•    Detail oriented

Condition of Employment
•    Ability to obtain and maintain criminal record clearance
•    TB Clearance
•    Food Worker Card
•    First Aid/CPR
•    Blood Borne Pathogens/HIV training
•    Mandated Reported Training
•    MMR Vaccination Record
•    Must attend any required training

After Hire
•    Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families Trainings:
•    Medication Management
•    Disaster and Emergency Preparedness
•    Families Experiencing Homelessness
•    Abusive Head Trauma

Within Six months of Hire
•    Completion of STARS Basic 30 hour Child Care course 

Posting ID: 676787865 Posted: 2022-01-23 Job Title: Enrichment Teacher