Come work with us!
At Faith Lutheran School, we are always looking for great talent. We are just as committed to taking excellent care of our team members as we are to 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. We offer competitive pay. Faith Lutheran School follows Lake Washington School district’s calendar. Ten- and twelve-month paid positions are available.
Please call the school office at 425-885-1810 if you are interested in a teaching position.
Teacher qualifications include:
- AA degree (or willingness to obtain one) in early childhood education, child development, human development, family studies, or related field. BA degree preferred.
- Knowledge and experience in the philosophy and practices of early childhood education and developmentally appropriate practices.
- At least two years of experience working in a licensed early childhood program or child care facility serving infants, toddlers, or preschoolers in a developmentally appropriate environment.
- Ability to communicate effectively with children, families, and other staff members.
- Passion to provide quality, nurturing care to children enrolled in the program.
- 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.
- Guides and facilitates activities for children, including daily activities, field trips, and 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 to determine motor, language, social, cognitive, and emotional skills.
- Maintains a comprehensive and ongoing portfolio assessment for each child, including observations, examples of the child’s work, and a developmental continuum.
- Implements all areas of curriculum.
- Maintains a safe and clean environment, practices good personal hygiene and hand washing, and assures the well-being and safety of all children in that environment.