Contact: Kelly Campbell
Name of School/Organization: The Learning Tree Montessori Preschool
School Website: www.learningtreemontessori.com
Age Group: 2 1/2 - 6
Description: The Learning Tree Montessori
Co-Lead Montessori Teacher
The Learning Tree lead teachers are responsible for contributing to a team oriented, warm and nurturing environment where independence is encouraged and individuality respected. Learning Tree is a progressive, established Montessori school that offers year-round care to children 2 ½ to 6 years of age. We are a truly child-centered program with an amazing staff of seasoned educators and a deep commitment to the practice of outstanding early childhood education located in a charming house in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Seattle.
At The Learning Tree we focus on the emotional and social development of children and provide an academically rich and inviting space for them to freely explore. We believe that the ability to be in healthy relationship with others is critical when it comes to success in the world and personal satisfaction in life. At The Learning Tree children are guided toward developing their individuality while learning how to be in community with others with compassion.
Montessori certification from a MACTE accredited training center and Washington State teaching credentials preferred.
College degree in an Early Childhood Education related field, preferred.
Prior childcare experience.
First Aid, CPR, blood borne disease training, negative TB test.
Knowledge of current developments in the field of early childhood.
Ability to form positive, warm and open relationships with children and adults.
Demonstrates strong initiative and enthusiasm.
Demonstrates flexibility and ability to work under pressure.
Demonstrates reliability with evidence of a good health record.
Ability to supervise aides.
Ability to work harmoniously with all staff members. Must demonstrate willingness to compromise when deemed necessary by the Directors.
Base starting point DOE with annual wage increases based on Seattle CPI
12 Sick and Safe Pay days per year
Consistent schedule Monday through Friday
4 weeks Paid Time Off – During school breaks in April, August and December
Medical and dental Insurance
12 Weeks Paid Family Leave consistent with Washington State Paid Family & Medical Leave
Subsidized OCRA transit pass
Matched retirement plan after 1 year of employment
Support with education costs toward state requirements
Phone: (206) 324-4788
School Address: 1721 15th Ave Seattle, WA 98122