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Early Education Teacher

Company: Blossom Childcare & Learning Center, Inc.
Location: bellingham
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Blossom Childcare and Learning Center is expanding! We're looking for teachers and assistants. These individuals must delight in children, and believe in the value of learning through play and nature immersion (see the video on our website). Are you the nurturing, creative, professional we're searching for to join our teaching team?

Ideal candidates will be experienced with young children in a group setting. Teachers must have the ability to provide individualized care while monitoring a whole group, be willing to spend time outdoors (rain or shine), have knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice, and possess a calm demeanor yet have an abundance of energy! This is a collaborative teaching environment; therefore, this person must possess the desire and communication skills necessary to work as part of a team. We are looking for people who are passionate about the early childhood field, and who are looking for longevity--a teaching environment to call "home". A love for the outdoors, gardening and learning through play are necessary for this teaching environment.

What Sets Blossom Apart? --Visit our website for photos and program descriptions. --We are a staff of enthusiastic, educated, and experienced early childhood professionals. --Paid teacher in-service days, training opportunities and collaborative meeting times. --Recognized and recommended by local colleges to ECE students. --Huge selection of teacher resources and learning materials. --Beautiful, peaceful location with access to Joe's Garden and Connelly Creek Nature Trail. --Benefits for full-time employees include: 401k, section 125 cafeteria plan/FSA; paid vacation

Job Requirements:

-We have both full time and part time positions. The hours are Mon.- Thurs. from approximately 8:00-5:00. We are in the Shared Work Program and are operating within a 4 day work week, enabling our employees to receive the additional government funding.

--Must be HEALTHY and have the stamina for a full day in an active setting. Health screenings occur daily. -1 year of group care experience as a lead or assistant teacher. -Have or obtain Portable Background Check and TB test. -Obtain blood-borne pathogens, CPR, First Aid; STARS hours during training. -Ability to communicate effectively with the children, public, supervisors and co-workers.

Preferred Qualifications: Early Childhood Degree (Initial ECE or higher) or enrollment in a program.

- How to apply: Submit your cover letter and a resume through this ad. The resume MUST include at least one reference from a program supervisor who will speak to your skills with children. Ensure there is a valid email address and phone number for this person. In the cover letter, include both your salary expectations, and the days and times that you are available for an interview. Note: the interview will take place outdoors, and the applicant must wear a face mask and pass a health screening (temp/questions).

Keywords: Blossom Childcare & Learning Center, Inc., Bellingham , Early Education Teacher, Other , bellingham, Washington

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