Job Status Full-Time Overtime Eligible Represented
Description Early Learning Center (ELC) at Bellevue College is seeking qualified individuals to fill multiple Early Childhood Program Specialist 1 positions.Under supervision of Center Assistant Director and under the general direction of classroomSpecialist 3, Specialist 4 and Teachers, help provide and guide care and general educational activities forchildren in the Center. Perform classroom, playground, office, laundry, field trip and kitchenwork as assigned. Duties are performed following clearly defined work procedures and priorities.In accordance with the ELC philosophy and policies, work with center staff to provide appropriateinteractions and support to help meet the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical needs ofchildren within a group setting.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components.Competitive salaryis within the Range stated above, and commensurate with qualifications and experience.Generous benefitspackage is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiplemedical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
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ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 45% students of color and over 1,800 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of ourmission and goals, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL DUTIES
Monitor and assist with nap times, activity times, group times, diapering/toileting, outdoorplay, field trips and all transitions. Help organize and prepare materials for use by children in classrooms and outdoors. Assist with the preparation, presentation and cleanup of projects and activities. Assist with record Keeping and other paper work as assigned. Assist with kitchen, office and laundry duties. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.
High School diploma or GED and experience in an early childhood setting. 15 college credits of early childhood education/child development and one year experience in anearly childhood setting are preferable. Ability to relate and communicate effectively with children, families, communitymembers and staff of diverse ages, backgrounds, abilities, and etc. Ability to be responsive to the needs of a diverse student population and community. Ability to work as a member of a teaching team and follow directions. Specific Job Requirements: Ability to meet minimum licensing requirements for WA Dept of Early Learning (DEL). Have or obtain within 90 days of hiring, current infant/child CPR; Basic First Aid; Blood Borne Pathogen/HIV training, and STARS training. Proof of current, negative TB skin test. Ability to safely supervise groups of children and their activities by standing, walking, reaching, sitting (on floor, small chairs, &/or outdoors), frequent stooping, and lifting up to 40 pounds.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS This position will be opened until filled.
Background Check: Prior to a new hire, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
How to apply: Click on the wordApplyat the top right corner of the job announcement. Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete: Complete an online Application (note that stating 'See Resume' on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) Complete the Supplemental Questionnaire Attach a Cover Letter that addresses how you meet Minimum and Preferred Qualifications (max 2 pgs) Attach a Resume Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity. (max 1 page)
Located in Bellevue, Washington, Bellevue College is a community based public institution. Bellevue College is a student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence, that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. The college serves 37,000 students every year, and is represented by 65 different countries. Bellevue College has a variety of distance learning options for the students such as online learning. Students have the opportunity to receive a variety degrees and certificates that range from a GED to a Baccalaureate degree. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits Bellevue College as a baccalaureate degree-granting institution.
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