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Providence Early Childhood Teacher in Seattle, Washington


$2,500 hiring bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

Providence is seeking Full-Time and On-Call Teachers to join our team of compassionate, reliable and open-hearted early childhood educators at Providence Mount St. Vincent’s Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC). We are a play-based and social/emotional focused program that puts relationships at the center of our work. Our program has won awards and is internationally recognized for its intergenerational efforts – offering childcare within a skilled nursing facility provides people of all ages a chance to learn, grow and understand one another.

See more about our program here:

Roles available:

  • Baby Room Teacher, Full-Time (classroom: 8 children & 3.5 co-teachers)

  • Toddler Room Teacher, Full-Time (classroom: 14 children & 3 co-teachers)

  • Preschool Teacher, Full-Time (classroom: 20 children & 3 co-teachers)

  • On-Call Teacher (various classrooms)

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for the overall care of children in the Intergenerational Learning Center. This includes the planning and implementation of stimulating and challenging indoor and outdoor daily activities.

  • Plan intergenerational activities and nurturing interactions between elderly residents and children.

  • Use appropriate interactive strategies per approved guidelines; For example: Using active listening, helping children learn to problem solve through negotiation and encouragement of child’s own thinking.

We work in a fun and caring community that offers:

  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision benefits at little or no cost to you, beginning on your first day

  • Paid, in-house training in Food Handlers, CPR, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens

  • Generous paid time off (vacations, holidays, sick time)

  • Recently expanded tuition reimbursement & federal student loan forgiveness programs

  • 401(k) plan with employer matching & complementary retirement planner

  • Competitive pay rates based on experience and education

  • Wellness & mental health assistance programs

  • Life & disability insurance

  • Voluntary benefits, like pet insurance, and more!

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior to first day of hire:
  1. Must create a MERIT Account and Apply for STARS ID at

  2. Apply for and complete a Portable Background Check through the DCYF (Department of Children, Youth and Family) MERIT system

  • Within 30 days of hire, must complete a STARs Basic Child Care Center Certificate or equivalent as determined by program manager.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Completion of CDA or Initial Certificate (12 credits)

  • 2 years of experience working with children ages birth to 5 years

About the Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC):

The Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC) is an award-winning childcare program located in West Seattle, WA. Our program is unique in that interaction between the infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children and the 400 elderly residents of Providence Mount St. Vincent is an integral part of daily activities. This enhances the opportunities for children and people of all ages to have frequent community interaction. Our program includes a philosophy based on problem-solving, where teachers act as facilitators and guides encouraging children to think of solutions to problems that may arise throughout their day.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence Home and Community Care (HCC) is a service line within Providence with over 8,000 caregivers and 2,000 volunteers serving nearly 200,000 people a year, in their homes, in clinics and in a variety of congregate living ministries across our seven-state footprint.

HCC provides a full range of services and support for people of all ages, especially those facing chronic or life-limiting illnesses. Our core competencies include restorative care, longitudinal care and care through the end of life. Our service lines include assisted living/skilled nursing/rehabilitation, home health, home infusion/pharmacy services, home medical equipment, hospice and palliative care, Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), personal home services/private duty care and supportive housing.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 231343
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Academics
Job Function: Administration
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift:
Career Track:
Address: WA Seattle 4831 35th Ave SW
Work Location: Mount St Vincent-Seattle
Pay Range: $18.69 - $29.06
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.