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Providence Health & Services On-Call Child Care Teacher - Intergenerational Learning Center in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a On Call Child Care Teacher (Intergenerational Learning Center, Day Shift, 0.0 FTE) to Providence Mount Saint Vincent in Seattle, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

We pay for certifications including: CPR 1st/Aid Card and a blood borne pathogens course as well as education reimbursement.

In this position you will:

  • Plan and implement the daily scheduled activities, indoor and outdoor environments and all other aspects of the children’s program.

  • Perform the following when appropriate: Changing diapers, keeping children clean, assisting with eating/feeding, holding, rocking, talking with/to, and engaging in play activities on a daily basis.

  • 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, using appropriate limit setting strategies like I-messages, giving information, contingencies, natural and logical consequences or choices.

  • Use appropriate assessment tools to maintain a developmentally appropriate program for each child, balancing cognitive, physical, social, emotional needs and enabling each child through their individual development process.

  • Maintain regular contact with parent/guardians of children in care to determine if best program possible is occurring for their child, including regular parent-teacher conferences.

  • Maintain daily log and reports progress or changes to parents/guardians and to other teachers.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • STARs Basic Child Care Center Certificate or equivalent as determined by program manager completed within 90 days of hire

  • Registered in Washington STARS Registry for early childhood personnel within 30 days of hire

  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification (infant, child, adult cards) within 30 days of hire

  • Certifications/Classes required within 90 days of hire

  • First Aid certification

  • Food Handler's Permit

  • Annual Blood Borne Pathogen class

  • Experience working with children ages birth to 5 years

About the ministry you will serve.

Providence Mount St. Vincent is a vibrant, elegant and innovative living care community for primarily older adults that celebrates life, living and individual capability. We are West Seattle's largest employer with nearly 500 employees representing more than 27 countries of origin. "The Mount" is home to more than 400 people who need some type of assistance with daily living or are in need of 24-hour care. Programs offered include assisted living apartments, skilled nursing in specially designed neighborhoods, short-stay sub-acute care, an adult day program and the Intergenerational Learning Center for child care of infants and preschool age children.

About the Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC):

The Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC) is an award-winning child care program located in West Seattle, WA. Our program is unique in that interaction between the infants, toddlers and preschool-aged children and the 400 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.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 218175