Work at Our Preschool
At Faith Lutheran Preschool, we are always looking for great teacher talent. We are just as committed to taking excellent care of our team members as we are of our students. We are passionate about early childhood education and we are committed to high quality standards, best practices, and making a difference in our community. Please inquire with the school director about current opportunities. We offer competitive Pay.
Faith Lutheran School follows Lake Washington School district's calendar. 10 and 12 month paid positions are available.
Teacher qualifications include:
- AA degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, child development, Human Development, Family Studies or related field. BA/MA preferred
- Have knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of early childhood education and developmentally appropriate practices
- Two years of experience working in an licensed early childhood program serving infants, toddlers or preschoolers in a developmentally appropriate environment and experience working in licensed child care facility
- Communicate effectively with children and their families and other staff members
- Provide quality, nurturing care to children enrolled in the program
- Demonstrate skills to properly address developmental needs of toddlers and/or preschoolers
- Knowledge of the Early Achiever's program preferred
Teacher responsibilities include:
- Maintains an open, friendly and cooperative relationship with each child and their family, other FLS teachers and ECE Director
- Encourages each child’s family to be actively involved in FLS
- Promotes parent-child bonding and nurturing parent-child relationships
- Guide and facilitate activities of the children, including: daily activities, field trips, selecting and arranging equipment and materials in the classroom
- Tends to children’s personal hygiene needs, remaining especially attentive to them during routines such as toileting and hand washing
- Organizes each day’s activities to provide children with a variety of experiences and opportunities that allow them to develop curiosity, initiative, problem-solving skills, and creativity, as well as a sense of self and a feeling of belonging to the group
- Conducts developmental screenings and ongoing assessments of toddlers to determine motor, language, social, cognitive, and emotional skills
- Maintain a comprehensive and ongoing portfolio assessment for each child, including on-going observations, examples of the child’s work, and developmental continuum.
- Implement all areas of curriculum
- Maintains a safe, clean, environment, practices good personal hygiene and hand washing, and assures the well-being and safety of all the children in that environment