EverettRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Everett jobs

Teacher/Family Advocate - Head Start

Company: Head Start Snohomish County
Location: Everett
Posted on: September 13, 2020

Job Description:

Salary $3,294.00 - $3,701.00 Monthly

Location Head Start - Multiple Locations in Snohomish County, WA

Job Type Full-Time, Cyclical

Department Head Start

Job Number 01130

Closing 8/31/2020 5:00 PM Pacific

Edmonds Community College is committed to diversity, equity and social justice. The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity. We are intentional about social justice – the active engagement toward equity and inclusion that addresses issues of institutional, structural, and environmental inequity, power and privilege.

This is a cyclical, 10-month position scheduled from mid-August through mid-June

We are looking for early childhood education professionals with a passion for teaching children to apply for the position of Teacher/Family Advocate. This position functions as a lead preschool teacher who also forms partnerships with parents and supports them toward achieving their individual goals. Successful candidates will have a strong understanding of child development, effective time management skills, flexibility, and an ability to work autonomously and as part of a strong team in a high quality preschool environment. We are looking for candidates who are willing to work with a rich and diverse population and who have strong communication and listening skills. Candidates must also be familiar with technology and comfortable working with databases.


  • 55% Classroom Teaching and Planning

    • Effectively plan, implement and evaluate classroom systems and plans, team communication and problem-solving with site staff and classroom co-teacher team
    • Plan developmentally appropriate curriculum that addresses the needs & interests of dual language learners and children with disabilities
    • Deliver educational programming and manage the classroom in a way that promotes safety for a class of 16-19 children
    • Promote school readiness goals by creating an emotionally supportive classroom environment that fosters self-help skills
    • Provide direction and leadership to the Assistant Teacher, Food Service Workers, Classroom Aide and Volunteers
    • Substitute in the classroom during desk time, when needed due to staffing shortages

    • 22.5% Family Services

      • Engage parents in their child's learning through participation in home visits and home learning activities
      • Collaborate with local school districts on coordinated services and referrals to children with disabilities
      • Recognize that parents are the first teacher and most knowledgeable of their child's needs
      • Maintain Head Start & ECEAP standards in completing home visit and parent conference requirements
      • Ensure that Family Needs Assessment is completed within 90 days of family enrollment
      • From Needs Assessment, follow-up with community referrals and resources
      • Ensure that parents are meeting Head Start & ECEAP standards in health requirements
      • Work collaboratively with program services of health, mental health, disabilities, family services to ensure children and families are meeting Head Start and ECEAP performance standards.
      • Ensure families are meeting attendance requirements
      • Schedule Multi-Disciplinary Team meetings when required to ensure family and child needs are met when issues arise

      • 22.5% Compliance Monitoring

        • Maintain compliance with Head Start & ECEAP program standards and procedures
        • Perform daily data entry into our curriculum/assessment and child file databases
        • Conduct and evaluate development and behavioral screenings, referring children as needed

          KEY COMPETENCIES (specific knowledge, skills or skill sets, and/or abilities necessary to perform work activities):

          • Be able to perform all the essential functions of the position.
          • Ability to work independently, but also be a team player.
          • Ability to problem-solve and handle sensitive information and difficult situations tactfully and confidentially.
          • Must be knowledgeable of and work in accordance with Head Start/ECEAP Performance Standards, department and College policies and regulations, and negotiated agreements
          • Must be able to use a computer for written communication, data entry, spreadsheet applications, and report creation.
          • Must be able to respond to and initiate communication with college/program employees, staff of other institutions, outside agencies, enrolled families, and the general public

            JOB READINESS FACTORS (working conditions such as environmental factors, mental and physical demands, willingness issues of the position):

            • Must be able to prioritize unplanned but required duties with ongoing confirmed deadlines. Must be flexible and able to negotiate priorities according to program needs while considering rules and process requirements
            • Must be able to work under stressful situations and manage stress appropriately
            • Must be able to accomplish repetitive tasks while maintaining a high level of accuracy
            • Must be able to work independently and exercise appropriate judgment
            • Must be able to exhibit cultural humility when working with staff and families from diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds
            • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally to ensure children's safety
            • Must consistently adhere to an established work schedule and maintain a 95% attendance rate
            • Ability to perform regular sanitation/cleaning of the classroom that may require the use of a broom, carpet sweeper, mop, vacuum, and the use of cleaning products
            • Must be able to transport self to home visits and off-site trainings and meetings


              • An associate, baccalaureate, or advanced degree in child development or early childhood education, or equivalent coursework
              • Two years of experience working in a preschool classroom


                • Experience as a Lead Teacher in a preschool classroom
                • Experience in a Head Start/ECEAP program, working with children and parents
                • Additional professional work experience

                  • doing home visits
                  • working with low-income children and families
                  • working with a classroom of mostly non-English speaking students

                  • Experience supervising classroom staff and parent volunteers
                  • Work experience that required establishing/maintaining complex paper and electronic records, comprehensive documentation and establishing/updating client database
                  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
                  • Spanish or Arabic Language Fluency

                    Additional Information
                    COMPENSATIONSalary range: Beginning salary is $2781 to $3122 per month for 40 hours per week, with incremental increases to $3593 per month plus a full state benefits package, which includes tuition waivers for college classes, medical, dental, retirement options and more. This position is paid for 10 months of every year. Vacation and leave package includes 10 sick days per year, 9 scheduled holidays, 1 personal holiday, 2 personal leave days, and 11 vacation days per year (incremental increases to 20 vacation days per year).CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENTHiring for this position is on the condition that candidates meet the following requirements:Before Starting Work:

                    • Submit paperwork indicating negative TB Test or clear chest x-ray within one year of hire date
                    • Show proof of Tdap booster vaccination
                    • Submit proof of a cleared Portable Background Check from the Washington State Department of Early Learning (NOTE: if you do not have a current PBC, you must first create an account in the DEL's MERIT system by . The fees for obtaining a PBC are your responsibility. The entire process of obtaining a PBC takes 3-4 weeks. You may not start working until we have a copy of your cleared PBC.)
                    • Present a current Food Worker Card from the Snohomish County Health District

                      Within three days of hire:

                      • Submit proof of US Citizenship or ability to work in US (must show original social security or Alien Registration Card/Work Permit, as well as one piece of picture identification)
                      • Completion of all pertinent personnel/payroll forms

                        Within two weeks of hire:

                        • Begin Hepatitis B series, show proof of Hep B immunity, or sign Hep B vaccination waiver

                          Within 30 days of hire:

                          • Submit official education transcript showing employee meets the minimum requirements of the position

                            Within 60 days of hire:

                            • Signed statement by a health provider that the employee is free from communicable diseases and physically able to perform job responsibilities.

                              Within six months of hire:

                              • Obtain pediatric/adult 1st Aid/CPR certification (must be maintained in current status)

                                Condition of continued employment:

                                • Successfully complete a nine-month probationary period
                                • Keep all certifications and clearances in current status
                                • Complete 15 hours of Professional Development Training each year (Head Start) or 20 hours of Professional Development Training each year (ECEAP)

                                  EEO / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION STATEMENTEdmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information.

                                  recblid ri70ceze7b7t4xhpau0smhpixi32ay

Keywords: Head Start Snohomish County, Everett , Teacher/Family Advocate - Head Start, Education / Teaching , Everett, Washington

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Other Education / Teaching Jobs

Teacher - Hiring Now
Description: Description: Our Teachers bring warmth, patience, and understanding to the classroom every day, encouraging children to learn and grow. They inspire children to be lifelong learners using our nationally (more...)
Company: KinderCare Education
Location: Bothell
Posted on: 09/20/2020

Middle School English Teacher, 1.0 FTE
Description: SunIRef:Manu Position Type: Certificated Teacher - MS/English Language Arts Date Posted: 9/6/2020 Location: Alderwood Middle School Closing Date: 09/14/2020 About the District Edmonds School District (more...)
Company: Edmonds School District
Location: Lynnwood
Posted on: 09/24/2020

Online UX UI Design Immersion Instructor
Description: An online bootcamp is in need of a Online UX UI Design Immersion Instructor.Core Responsibilities of this
Company: VirtualVocations
Location: Kent
Posted on: 09/24/2020

Clinical Nurse Specialist - Clinical Education
Description: Description: Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Clinical Nurse Specialist 0.9 FTE, Day Shift to work in the Clinical Education Department at Swedish Cherry Hill in Seattle, WA. The Clinical (more...)
Company: Swedish Health Services
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 09/22/2020

Online UX UI Design Immersion Instructor
Description: An online bootcamp is in need of a Online UX UI Design Immersion Instructor.Core Responsibilities of this
Company: VirtualVocations
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 09/22/2020

Telecommute Nonprofit and Education Salesforce Service Project Manager
Description: A Salesforce services provider is in need of a Telecommute Nonprofit and Education Salesforce
Company: VirtualVocations
Location: Puyallup
Posted on: 09/22/2020

American Sign Language (ASL) Professor - Adjunct
Description: Our OpportunityAdjunct faculty salary for the 2020-2021 fiscal year is 885.00 per credit hour.South Puget Sound Community College SPSCC seeks an engaging and dedicated American Sign Language Instructor (more...)
Company: South Puget Sound Community College
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 09/21/2020

Outreach and Education Coordinator
Description: Outreach and Education Coordinator About the Organization Working Washington and Fair Work Center joined forces in 2018 -- bringing together two organizations with strong track records and histories full (more...)
Company: Fair Work Center
Location: Seattle
Posted on: 09/24/2020

Special Education Teacher
Description: JOB TITLE:Special Education Teacher 2020-2021 school year br br JOB 347230 br br LOCATIONAuburn, WA br br SETTINGSchool br br SPECIALTYspecialty br br DESCRIPTIONFabulous opportunity (more...)
Company: EDU Healthcare
Location: Auburn
Posted on: 09/15/2020

Telecommute Master Data Science Instructor
Description: An e-learning company specializing in cybersecurity and IT
Company: VirtualVocations
Location: Olympia
Posted on: 09/25/2020

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Washington jobs by following @recnetWA on Twitter!

Everett RSS job feeds