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Preschool Classroom Assistant (West Seattle)

POSITION TITLE: Preschool Classroom Assistant (West Seattle)
 
BACKGROUND AND PROGRAM SCOPE
Neighborhood House helps diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence health and community building. In support of this mission, Neighborhood House is committed to providing quality early childhood education services to preschool children at several locations throughout King County. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist in creating a safe learning environment reflecting the diverse backgrounds of the participating families
  • Provide general assistance to Lead Teacher by working with small groups or individual children needing extra help
  • Assist the teaching aide in ensuring classroom preparation and cleanliness
  • Participate in leading activities and supervising the class
  • Other duties as assigned
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Desire and ability to work with children ages 3 – 5
  • Willingness to commit to students and Lead Teacher. This involves consistency in showing up for scheduled classroom sessions
  • Team player who is resourceful, proactive, and comfortable working with diverse populations
  • Good listening and oral/written communication skills and a non-judgmental, positive, problem-solving attitude
  • Must provide proof of a negative TB screening dated within the past calendar year
LOCATION & TIMES
High Point (West Seattle): 6400 Sylvan Way SW, Seattle, WA 98126
Monday through Thursday, 8:00am - 4:30pm and on Fridays from 12:00-4:30pm. Volunteers can select their shifts within these times.
 
APPLYING
Anyone interested in volunteering for this position should complete our Volunteer Inquiry Form so that we can learn more about you. 
 
For questions about this, or any other Neighborhood House volunteer positions, contact Courtney Jacob, Volunteer Services Manager, at (206) 461-8430 ext. 2006 or courtneyj@nhwa.org.