Careers

The UCUCC Child Care Programs include the Child Learning and Care Center (CLCC) and Trettin Drop In Preschool. The programs served up to 85 children each weekday (in Feb 2020), ages 12 months to pre-kindergarten. We are located near the University of Washington and share space with University Congregational Church. We strive to provide high quality child care in a non-sectarian, diverse, and safe environment. We value diversity in religious background, gender, sexual orientation, age and race. We are an independent 501(c)3. A shared Operating Agreement and partnership with University Congregational Church specifies use of shared spaces and supports tuition scholarships for low income families. Program information can be found at www.childlearning.org and www.trettindropin.org


Current Positions Available:

Lead Teacher:

Overview: This position is responsible for maintaining Early Achievers standards in the classroom, while providing a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment where self concepts are enhanced, independence encouraged and individuality respected.

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or Early Childhood Special Education or equivalent. (equivalence is defined as 60 (semester) 90 (quarter) college credits with 30 (semester) or 45 (quarter) credits in ECE, CE, or ECFS

  • Have 2 years documented work experience with age group of classroom, two to three years old.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of child development, behavior management staff supervision, curriculum planning.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly in English, speaking, writing, and understanding.

  • Possess the physical and mental health required to carry out the responsibilities of this position. Child care staff often need: to move children who weigh up to 50 pounds, to access all areas of playground and classroom, to communicate with child at child’s level, to be able to see a distance of 35 feet.

  • Must be able to pass DCYF Portable Background Check as required.

  • Meet STARS / MERIT minimum requirements and be listed in the state training and registry system (at hire or within 6 months of hire.)

  • First Aid/CPR (at hire or within 90 days of employment)

  • TB test (at hire or within 30 days of employment)

  • HIV/AIDS certification (at hire or within 90 days of employment)

For a detailed job description see this LINK.

If you are interested in this position please email director@childlearning.org . In your email include a cover letter telling us a bit about yourself and a resume showing related experience and education you have. No phone calls please.

Pay is based on a Wage Ladder and Wage Scale increases with years of experience and Early Childhood Education Credits.


Substitute Teacher:

If you are interested in this position please email director@childlearning.org . In your email include a cover letter telling us a bit about yourself and a resume showing any related experience and education you may have. No phone calls please.

Pay is based on a Wage Ladder and Wage Scale increases with years of experience and Early Childhood Education Credits.