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Mercer Slough Early Childhood Educator

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Pacific Science Center
200 2nd Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 206-443-2384

The Early Childhood Educator presents nature-based, early learning programming at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, including Polliwog Preschool, Tadpole Tots program, camp programs and other on-site and outreach programs as needed. Non-teaching time is directed towards program administrative and curricular projects as assigned.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Science Education: Teach early learning programs at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center, including Polliwog Preschool, Tadpole Tots program and seasonal camp programs; assist with other outreach and on-site programming as needed; model effective teaching skills and techniques; communicate effectively and positively with preschool families, mentor peer education staff, and assist mercer Slough Early Childhood Education Coordinator with development, implementation and administration of Mercer Slough early learning programs.

Staff training and support: Work with Mercer Slough Early Childhood Education Coordinator to ensure ongoing training, development and support systems are in place for PreK education staff.

Customer Service: Ensure excellent customer service by working closely with City of Bellevue partners, participant families and community leaders; interact appropriately with students and projects a professional, positive and enthusiastic image of Pacific Science Center and Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center.

Program Operations and Asset Management: Communicate with internal and external entities to discuss logistics of programs and maintain timely written and oral communication.

Safety: Contribute to the safety of Pacific Science Center staff and program participants by exercising good judgment, following safety procedures and alerting others of problems when necessary.

Other duties as assigned including alternative service.

ualifications: Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, environmental science, education or related field.

Valid driver’s license and good driving record.

Experience working with preschool students and families in a formal and/or informal education setting.

Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Google Documents

1-3 years of experience teaching in an experiential, nature-based setting desired.

To apply and view full job description, please visit: http://chj.tbe.taleo.net/chj04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=PACSCI&cw...

Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

To see a full listing of current openings with Pacific Science Center, please visit: https://www.pacificsciencecenter.org/careers/

Location

Pacific Science Center
200 2nd Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
United States
Phone: 206-443-2384