Position Description / Details
The Early Childhood Specialist will be responsible for providing quality care for children ages 3-5 in the Peninsula College Early Childhood Development Center by working together with staff, parents and children to create a safe and challenging indoor and outdoor environment.
- Plan and supervise children in developmentally appropriate activities.
- Guide children in the daily schedule of routines such as choice time, rest time, eating, toileting, outdoor play, etc.
- Perform light housekeeping duties and assist with maintenance of a healthy and safe environment.
- Model appropriate guidance techniques and communication skills.
- Be familiar with and help implement the State Minimum Licensing Requirements for Child Care Centers.
- One or more years experience in working with young children in a child care setting or currently enrolled in an Early Childhood Education Program.
- AAS degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.
- HIV/AIDS certification
- Valid certification in adult, infant and children CPR and first aid.
- Food Handler’s Permit.
- Proof of Negative TB Test within the past year.
- Satisfactory Criminal History and Background Inquiry.
- May be required to lift moderate amounts of weight up to 40 lbs.
- Requires the ability to stand, stoop, kneel, bend and work with children on the floor for extended periods of time.
- Part-time hourly position.
- Work Schedule: Tuesday-Friday; 8:45-1:15; may require extra hours for special events and staff meetings.
- Salary: $13.00 an hour.
- Prior to appointment, the successful candidate must pass a criminal history background check.
- This position will be in a union shop bargaining unit at any time hours worked exceed 350 hours in any consecutive 12 month period. At the time hours exceed the 350 hour threshold, the employee will be required to become a member of the Washington Federation of State Employees or pay non-associate fees. Non-payment of such fees is grounds for dismissal.
- In compliance with the Immigration and Naturalization Act, proof of authorization to work in the United States will be required at the time of hire.
Link to: Online Application
Please upload the additional application documents on the last page of your application form prior to submission
- college employment application,
- resume, and
- cover letter
Application materials may be submitted by mail or email to:
1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd.
Port Angeles, WA 98362
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (link sends e-mail)
Application forms submitted electronically will be accepted without signatures.
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.
Peninsula College is an equal opportunity employer.