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Providence Toddler Teacher *$2,500.00 Hiring Bonus* in Seattle, Washington


Providence is calling a Full-time Toddler Teacher to the Intergenerational Learning Center (ILC) at Providence Mount St. Vincent in Seattle, Washington. The classroom has 14 children and 3 co-teachers; we are looking for a loving, reliable, open-hearted teacher to join the team. We are a play-based and social/emotional focus program that puts relationship at the center of our work. We are internationally renowned and award winning for the intergenerational aspects of our program. See video here:

Hiring Immediately - Apply Now! Candidates that meet qualifications will receive a text with some additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

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 an age appropriate program, development of interesting, stimulating and challenging indoor and outdoor environment and planning appropriate daily activities.

  • Be responsible for developing an intergenerational program and nurturing interaction between clients and children. Included in these responsibilities are maintaining the classroom, preparing materials for the children and certain clerical and record keeping duties.

  • Plan and implement the daily scheduled activities, indoor and outdoor environments and all other aspects of the children’s program; This program reflects physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of the children and is developmentally appropriate; Teacher is or becomes familiar with Focused Portfolios and Focused Planning.

  • 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.

We work in a fun and caring community that offers:

  • Exceptional medical, dental, and vision benefits at little or no cost to you.

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

  • College tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 annually.

  • Retirement with company match.

  • Competitive pay rates based on experience

Required qualifications for this position include:

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

  • Prior to first day of hire:

  1. Must create a MERIT Account 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.

  • First Aid, CPR, Food Handlers Permit and Annual Blood Borne Pathogen class required within 60 days of hire

Preferred qualification for this position:

  • Completion of CDA or at least 12 Early Childhood Education or related credits as determined by the manager.

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 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.

Requsition ID: P365015
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Academics
Job Function: Administration
Schedule: Full time
Shift: Day
Career Track: Technical/Skilled Support
Address: WA Seattle 4831 35th Ave SW

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.