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Head Start Teacher - Educare
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Job Description

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks a Head Start Teacher to join our team of educators and work in a strong collaborative partnership with the Lead Teacher and Assistant Teacher. Job duties include collaborating with the Lead Teacher in designing and leading children’s learning, documenting children’s outcomes, and working with families. At Educare you will join a community of learners focused on providing high quality care and early childhood education, while working closely with families to support the growth and development of their children.  Educare is a research based early learning program implementing best and most promising new practices. We hold high expectations for achieving child and family goals and offer reflective practices so that teachers reach and sustain those goals.  We are part of a support system that enables personal and professional growth within an intentional culture of inclusion and diversity.  We encourage you to join us in achieving a vision of excellence, innovation, creativity, and equity for the children and families we serve. 


PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education.



  • AA degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (AA degree in related field with 12 college credits in ECE, or AA degree in unrelated field and 19 credits in ECE may be equivalent for AA in ECE.)  ** Unofficial transcripts required as part of complete application.  Attach to online application, send to jobs@psesd.org, or fax to 425.917.7683.


  • Early childhood experience in a child care center, child development center, or early learning program.


Preferred Qualifications (Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

  • Head Start, Early Head Start, or other comprehensive child development/family support program experience;
  • Experience with diverse and/or low income populations;
  • Current or former Head Start and/or ECEAP parent.


This is a full-time, year ‘round position, based in White Center.  Salary: Minimum $20.24/hour.  Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications and internal equity. Excellent benefits/retirement package, including 24 days/year annual leave, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System and Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, and the opportunity to work in a friendly and customer-centric environment.  Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Thursday, 9/7/2017. For more information to apply for this position, visit our Careers page at www.psesd.org/careers.


PSESD is committed to non-discrimination in all aspects of its education programs and employment practices. The agency prohibits discrimination in all aspects of its education programs and employment practices against any employee, applicant, student, intern or volunteer because of sex, race, creed, color, national origin, language,  immigrant, refugee, sexual orientation including gender expression or identity, pregnancy, marital status, religion, age, veteran or military status, physical, sensory, or mental disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability. It is the policy of the Puget Sound Educational Service District (PSESD) to employ persons on the basis of experience, training and merit, and to provide equal access of agency facilities to designated youth groups.  Puget Sound ESD complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws as may pertain thereto. The administrator for Human Resources and Organizational Development will serve as the compliance officer for this policy and also serves as the Title IX/RCW 28A.640 Officer and Section 504 Coordinator.

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