One year of experience in an early childhood program and thirty quarter credit hours in early childhood development/education/special education; OR equivalent education/experience.
Associates degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Development OR Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education.
Background clearance and fingerprinting (if needed) upon hire.
Negative results of TB Skin Test upon hire.
HIV/Aids Bloodborne Pathogen Training upon hire.
Basic First Aid or Pediatric First Aid Certification upon hire.
Basic CPR and/or Infant/Child CPR certification upon hire.
Washington State Food Worker Card upon hire.
STARS 20hr Basic Training or a valid exemption within six (6) months of hire.
Two (2) years experience in a group child care setting with children 2 – 6 years of age.
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices with young children.
Proven leadership skills.
Demonstrated excellent communication skills with parents, children and colleagues.
Experience which demonstrates flexibility in dealing with frequent changes and/or crises.