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February 26th, 2024 | Lead Preschool Teacher

Position:             Lead Preschool Teacher

Hours:                  School Year Program – 40 hours per week, 41 weeks per year. Classroom time – Monday Thursday – 9:00 to 4:30 Planning, Prep, Professional Development – Fridays

Salary range:     $41,738 – $55,319 DOE

Location:             Encompass Early Learning Center, North Bend, WA

Provisional Hire Possible*

Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Company paid Life/AD&D, EAP
  • IRA & IRA Matching
  • Sick Leave/Vacation Compensation
  • 11 Paid Holidays + District Closure Days
  • Fulfill your passion for working with children with diverse needs.
  • Work with a team of creative educators, alongside speech, occupational, and behavioral therapists who collaborate to support every child.
  • Be a part of an early learning program that supports over 100 children in Snoqualmie Valley every year to be fully prepared for kindergarten and beyond.
  • Base your schedule on a traditional school year (with holidays and spring/summer breaks).
  • Children attend class Monday through Thursday. Fridays are dedicated to planning, professional development, and collaboration.

Encompass is a private non-profit serving the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah communities for over 50 years. Our mission is to partner with families to build healthy foundations for children. We believe what happens early in life matters.  We offer high quality, leading edge early childhood educational, therapeutic services, and family enrichment programs for children ages 0-8 and their families.

SCOPE: The Lead Teacher promotes an inclusive classroom environment, working with diverse student populations, plans and implements the educational program in accordance with Encompass and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) Performance Standards. This position will lead a classroom team and coordinate with other program and organization staff to provide support for each child in their classroom and their family.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Planning/Preparation:

  • Planning: Plans and develops a daily schedule of classroom routines and activities; prepares and implements lesson plans in accordance with the ECEAP performance standards and program service plans; provides an integrated, comprehensive curriculum and multicultural environment which meets the needs of every child, including those with disabilities.
  • Record Keeping: Completes written observations of individual children throughout the year; develops a learning plan for each child within 90 days of school entry; maintains complete confidential records on each child.
  • Professional Development: Gains knowledge and skills by participating in in-service trainings, staff meetings, and other opportunities including 10 hours of MERIT approved training throughout the year.

In Class:

  • Educating: Implements lesson plans in accordance with the ECEAP performance standards and program service plans; provides an integrated, comprehensive curriculum and multicultural environment, which meets the needs of every child.
  • Guidance: Interacts positively with all children to support their individual learning and meets their emotional needs.
  • Family-Style Meal Service:  Assists with serving of snacks and meals; participates in and facilitates mealtime service and conversation.
  • Screenings: Administers standardized screening tools on every child within 90 days of school entry; re-screens and refers as necessary.
  • Health Supervision: Teaches and oversees health habits in the classroom, i.e. hand washing, tooth brushing, etc.; administers first aid as needed. Checks indoor and outdoor environment for safety hazards.  Works in collaboration with Mental Health Professional as needed.
  • Supervision: Supervises and trains teaching assistants and volunteers; assists with training of family/community volunteers to assist in the classroom.

Families:

  • Educational Planning Meetings: Conducts three hours of educational planning meetings annually with each ECEAP child’s family.  Meets with non-ECEAP families twice each school year to involve the parents in the educational planning.
  • Communication/Family Support: Communicates regularly and respectfully with families and involves them in the educational program; encourages and supports families in working toward goals they have set for themselves.
  • Family Events: Collaborates with preschool team in planning and facilitating family events/meetings.
  • Interdisciplinary Staffings: Participates in interdisciplinary planning for children and families’ including staffings, multidisciplinary teams, individual education plans and other cross-component coordination efforts.
  • Transitions: Works with families and preschool team to ensure smooth transitions to before-and after-school care and between Encompass and Kindergarten.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the field of early childhood education or child development and one year of successful work experience with adults/parents and young children OR Associates degree in the same and two years successful work experience in a preschool, childcare or kindergarten setting OR Valid Washington State Elementary Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education or Special Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education.

*Qualifications for Provisional Hire:

Complete a Professional Development Plan Form and complete a requirement from the above list within 5 years.

  • Proven, strong leadership and communication skills
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for preschool children.
  • Demonstrate a desire to identify, gain knowledge in and awareness of individual experiences and societal impacts of oppression and trauma that impact families and children.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and relate positively to students, parents, staff and volunteers in a diverse environment.
  • Ability to adjust to varied situations, demands and new instructional concepts.
  • Ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as record keeping, filing, typing, copying, etc.
  • Ability to attend occasional evening meetings and to occasionally visit parents in their homes.
  • Ability to supervise students on regularly scheduled field trips.
  • Ability to motivate team, delegate responsibility, respond to feedback.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES

Required within 90 days of hire:

  • First aid and CPR card
    • Food and Beverage Handler’s Permit
    • TB screening
    • MMR Vaccine
    • Teaching Strategies Gold Inter-rater reliability certification

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • This type of work involves sitting, walking or standing, and may involve some running.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.

    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Encompass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on gender, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

Apply here – https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=94458&clientkey=59A6593476937759F9C59C31A0B45CC2

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February 8th, 2024 | Office Admin Role/Project Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION – Office Admin Role/Project Manager

We want..YOU! Are you the right fit for this role?

Complete Remodeling & Restoration is seeking a team member who is passionate about helping our team and company grow. The team member that we will hire will be required to BE THE GLUE to our office. The main tasks include project management, client communications, simple data entry, organizing our core systems, and more. But here’s the deal, we really need an OFFICE AND ORGANIZATIONAL SUPERSTAR who can keep all the small details of our company together and can knock out any task we need. We’re growing fast, and are looking for someone who wants to grow with us. 

See our website here: 

Who is Complete Remodeling & Restoration?

Complete Remodeling & Restoration is one of the best resources in the Snoqualmie Valley and surrounding areas for residential remodeling. We primarily focus on residential projects and work with homeowners to deliver high-end home renovations. We never take advantage of an emergency, and look to exceed customer expectations, all the while having fun doing our job. 

The adage, “If you love what you do, you never work a day in your life” is what Complete Remodeling & Restoration is all about. We love what we do, and so do our customers.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Expectations 

  • The person we’re looking for NEEDS to be someone who wants to help a small company take on more business and grow. 
  • Quickbooks ExperienceHelpful
  • Basic Bookkeeping experience
  • Account Reconciliation
  • Filing 
  • Bill Pay 
  • Scheduling
  • Working with and managing subcontractors 
  • Working with managing clients
  • Positive team attitude
  • Friendly and communicative with customers
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Coachable Mindset
  • Strong integrity – “Do what you’ll say you’ll do.”
  • Have a great attitude and a desire to learn.
  • Must be able to communicate well with customers, other team members and boss.
  • Update spreadsheet based on job with client selections.
  • Understanding of constructions process & terms helpful

     

You Are Not A Good Fit For This Position…IF: 

  • You are a person who must have a well-defined role.
  • You are a person whose attitude is affected by difficult conversations with customers, staff, or vendors.
  • You are a person who is not comfortable and confident in their ability to perform their job (no hand holding). 
  • You are a person who looks for any excuse to not come into work.

January 30th, 2024 | Client Service Financial Administrator

Financial Freedom for Dentists is hiring a new Client Service Financial Administrator to work with us in our beautiful Snoqualmie office.
See https://www.financialfreedomfordentists.com/join-our-team for more information.

IS THIS THE ROLE FOR YOU…?
• Do you love serving and helping people solve problems, working with numbers, processes, and details with precision?
• Would you enjoy helping people achieve financial freedom with time-tested principles of financial planning and investment management, supporting Certified Financial Planner(TM) professionals as a fiduciary (always committed to the best interests of each client)?
• Are you organized, tech-savvy, and have precise attention to detail to support and administer efficient office systems?

THIS IS THE ROLE FOR YOU IF…
• Work/Life Balance and Flexible Schedule: More than just a good idea—it is the way we work and live in our family-friendly team in Snoqualmie, WA (exit 25 off I-90).
• Integrity Matters: Trust, Communication and Expertise are core values—what we say we will do.”
• Your Voice Matters: Yourwork and input can make a real, lasting impact on the clients, the office organization, and company growth and direction.

RESPONSIBILITIES
• Support Financial Advisors in administration of accounts, including processing investment paperwork opening investment accounts and overseeing investment transfers, placing trades, completing & submitting custodian, and client paperwork accurately via mail or DocuSign, following up with clients, communicating with the investment custodian, and resolving any issues that arise in real-time.
• Act as the “face” of our firm, communicating effectively with clients over the phone and by email to resolve any outstanding issues of administering and transferring accounts or in the paperwork process.
• Maintain accuracy, completeness, and integrity of client data within our client relationship management system. Verify client accounts are established and transferred correctly. Master client on-boarding process.
• Provide general office support and organization for the business, including basic office responsibilities: answering phones, scanning, office organization to improve efficiency of office procedures and processes on the operations side of the business.
• Help maintain the advisors’ calendars. Initiate phone and email follow-ups to schedule meetings for clients.
• Support and coordinate compliance efforts under direction of CCO (trackers, documentation, etc.).
• Help with trading (once certified with Series 65).
• Handle any other tasks within an administrative capacity, taking charge to organize and create new systems and processes to improve efficiency.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Highly organized, process-oriented, and accurate with the ability to follow through and maintain close attention to detail.
• Strong proficiency in Excel, Outlook, Word, and CRM software and extremely comfortable computer skills & utilizing technology.
• Series 65 Certification and/or a willingness to receive certification within 6 months of hire date. Understanding of key financial, investment and risk management concepts and experience working in an investment firm helpful.
• A passion for serving clients with the ability to solve problems and anticipate client needs.
• Superb verbal and written communication skills, especially the ability to listen, work well with others and empathize with clients.
• Administrative experience, experience with CRM software and/or maintaining client accounts.
• A self-starter with time management skills and ability to work with little supervision.
• Ability to efficiently task switch and operate on tight timelines.
• A team player who is highly flexible, collaborative, responsive and proactively engaged in building relationships.
• Dedicated to highest integrity and maintaining confidential information.

COMPANY OVERVIEW
Join a premier fee-only Financial Planning & Registered Investment Advisory (RIA) Firm serving Dentists in the Pacific Northwest to serve a vital role meeting the needs of clients and helping to manage day-to-day operations. Financial Freedom for Dentists, an SEC Investment Advisor, provides comprehensive fee-only financial planning and investment management for Dentists and their partners to Empower Dentists to Achieve Financial Freedom. In our beautiful Snoqualmie office (right off I-90, 25 miles East of Seattle), we empower clients to reach their goals of financial freedom using an investment management philosophy based on academic research and evidence-based results. Now with an established loyal client base, and presenting regularly at dentist study clubs and conventions, we are uniquely positioned to grow to serve more clients throughout the Pacific Northwest.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
• Hours: Part-Time or Full-Time; Option of Flexible Hours to Ensure Work/Life Balance.
• Pay: Starting at $25+ / hour or Dependent on Experience. Competitive. Bonuses & Incentive Potential.
• Benefits: Health & Dental Insurance, Paid-Time Off, 401(k) matching, Mentorship & Career Growth Opportunities.

INTERESTED IN APPLYING?
Please submit your resume, cover letter and at least two references to Apply@Freedom4Dentists.com
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: From $53,000.00 per year
Expected hours: 20 – 40 per week
BENEFITS:
• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Flexible schedule
• Health insurance Health savings account
• Paid time off
• Paid training
• Professional development assistance
• Retirement plan
• Vision insurance

Compensation package:
• Bonus opportunities
• Performance bonus
• Quarterly bonus
• Yearly bonus
Schedule:
• Day shift
• Monday to Friday
Education:
• Bachelor’s (Preferred)
Experience:
• Office management: 1 year (Preferred)
Language:
• English (Required)
License/Certification:
• Series 65 (Preferred)
Ability to Commute:
• Snoqualmie, WA (Preferred)
Work Location: In person

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January 25th, 2024 | Family Resource Coordinator – Early Supports for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) – Bilingual

TITLE:                    Family Resource Coordinator – Early Supports for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) – Bilingual Preferred

LOCATION:         Snoqualmie, WA + Hybrid + Offsite

SCHEDULE:          Full-time, 40 hours per week

SALARY:                $46,328.40 – $59,568 DOE

BENEFITS

  • Medical + HSA/Dental/Vision
  • Company paid Life/AD&D, EAP, Wellness
  • IRA & IRA Matching
  • Vacation/Sick Leave
  • 11 Paid Holidays, plus bonus week of company PTO
  • Fulfill your passion for working with children with diverse needs
  • Work alongside speech, occupational, and physical therapists as well as educators who collaborate to support every child
  • Be a part of a family services team that supports over 200 children in Snoqualmie Valley every year

SCOPE: As a member of the Birth to Three, Early Support for Infants and Toddlers team the Family Resources Coordinator (FRC) will provide coordination of services to families of children with developmental delays, act as a source for community resources and maintain necessary paperwork and timelines and record keeping, supporting the family and therapist in high level communication in Spanish and English. The FRC will advocate for the child and family needs, and serve as the primary contact to families, facilitating relationship to the family and therapists in guiding the Individual Family Support Plan (IFSP) and ensuring all services are provided in regulation to Part C services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Planning/Record Keeping

  • Maintain the state data management system and agency medical record system to access funding
  • Participate in community meetings related to networking for program visibility information on community resources and promotion of Early Intervention services
  • Interact with other Encompass programs and staff to support family knowledge and participation in other organization programs
  • Document all parent contacts, complete any necessary reports and records to maintain accurate files for program evaluation and monitoring for their caseload
  • FRCs facilitate the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP) for each family that will providing support to child/family and therapist.
  • FRCs work collaboratively with the therapists and family to ensure that services are provided in natural environments, including inclusive playgroups, the household and community settings
  • Ensure compliance of Encompass, IDEA Part C, and school district policies, procedures, and timelines
  • Provide translation of documents (IFSPs, from English to Spanish for therapist and families)
  • Other duties as assigned

Coordinating Services

  • Work with the ESIT team as an active participant to coordinate services and offer teaming support to staff
  • Work alongside Family Resource Coordinators as a team to ensure responsiveness to families and ESIT compliance                              
  • Advocate for families to assure coordination between Encompass services and other community or organization services
  • Maintain knowledge of available community resources and make necessary referrals to meet families’ needs

Coordinate with medical and health providers as needed.

Direct Service 

  • Serve as first contact for incoming families to the program – complete intake process for the scheduled initial evaluation.
  • Schedule interpreting services as requested
  • Review program information parent rights with the family, providing them with written information
  • Refer to evaluation team for evaluations and assessments
  • Facilitate the development, review and evaluation of the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP).  Track service delivery
  • Facilitate transition plan to Part B or private services prior to child’s third birthday to ensure family is connected to relevant services or resources when Early Intervention services end
  • Offer support to families through home visits and required monthly contact
  • Provide interpretation to therapist for children and families speaking Spanish in the Early Support for Infants and Toddlers (ESIT) Program as prescribed in the family’s Individualized Family service Plan (IFSP).
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  • Demonstrate a desire to identify, gain knowledge in and awareness of individual experiences and societal oppressions that impact ESIT families and children in underserved populations centered around race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, belief systems, physical/mental/neurodevelopment differences, marital status, and gender

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic computer skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Office/desk work
  • Typing
  • Ability to drive

Encompass is a private non‐profit serving the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah communities for over 50 years. Our mission is to partner with families to build healthy foundations for children. We believe what happens early in life matters. We offer high quality, leading edge early childhood educational and therapeutic services to all children in our communities.

Disclaimer:  The information in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this job.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees in this job.

Encompass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on gender, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap. 

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Application link here: Family Resource Coordinator (paycomonline.net)

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January 10th, 2024 | Afterschool Lead/Teacher Assistant Needed

MorningStar Montessori is looking for an after-school assistant. Prior experience working with young children is a plus but not required. 

About the Position:

  • The work hours are from 9:00 am/ 10:30 am/11:30 am to 5:30 pm (M-F).
  • Will work with children 15 months to 6 years of age.
  • Will help prepare the classroom and its materials.
  • Will be responsible for supervising the children in class and on the playground.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • The assistant must be very patient, energetic, reliable, fun loving and enjoy working with children.
  • Must be non-smoking and at least 16 years of age.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently change position: stand, sit, kneel, bend, and carry children
  • Ability to stand for long hours and move around in the classroom, since children need active supervision.
  • Assistant must show a professional demeanor at all times and have a flexible approach to day-to-day activities.
  • Ability to take head teachers lead and help children accordingly.
  • Ability to relate well to children and their families.
  • Stars-Trained with CPR/First-Aid Training (within 30 days of hire).

Please e-mail resume to Madhuri: Office@morningstarus.com

January 10th, 2024 | Preschool Teacher Assistant Needed

MorningStar Montessori is looking for an after-school assistant. Prior experience working with young children is a plus but not required.

About the Position:

  • The work hours are from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm (M-F).
  • Will work with children 2.5 years to 6 years of age.
  • Will help prepare the classroom and its materials.
  • Will be responsible for supervising the children in class and on the playground.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • The assistant must be very patient, energetic, reliable, fun loving and enjoy working with children.
  • Must be non-smoking and at least 16 years of age.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Ability to frequently change position: stand, sit, kneel, bend, and carry children
  • Ability to stand for long hours and move around in the classroom, since children need active supervision.
  • Assistant must show a professional demeanor at all times and have a flexible approach to day-to-day activities.
  • Ability to take head teachers lead and help children accordingly.
  • Ability to relate well to children and their families.
  • Stars-Trained with CPR/First-Aid Training (within 30 days of hire).

Please e-mail resume to Madhuri: Office@morningstarus.com

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January 10th, 2024 | CHILD AND FAMILY THERAPIST, Bilingual Preferred

CHILD AND FAMILY THERAPIST, Bilingual Preferred

*$3,000 Signing Bonus*

  • Child and Family Therapist – Bilingual Encouraged
  • Encompass Child Development Center, 9050 384th Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065
  • PT/FT work schedule available ranging from 25-40 hours per week with benefits
  • $34,692.75 – $71,236.80, Depending on Experience and Hours/Week
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Company paid Life/AD&D, EAP, Wellness
  • IRA & IRA Matching
  • Vacation/Sick Leave
  • 11 Paid Holidays, plus a bonus week of company PTO

*$3,000 Signing Bonus*

  • Build a flexible schedule with a team of providers 
  • Telehealth or Personal visits with local travel

Have you ever dreamed about spending your day surrounded by creative people you enjoy, who challenge you, teach you and support your goals?  Do you wonder what working from a fully equipped, technically advanced space in a certified green building or a sensory garden/outdoor therapy space would be like? Are you interested in reducing disparities in the health care system by bringing sessions to your client in a Sprinter Van fully designed for therapy?  Have you wished for opportunities to learn new strategies and brainstorm with professionals from other disciplines?  Do you yearn for the flexibility to choose your hours and have the option of a mix of telehealth and in-person sessions?  Would you enjoy seeing mountains, rivers, and possibly an elk herd on your morning commute?  If so, working for Encompass may be what you want! 

SCOPE: Our Behavioral Health Team is hiring a Child and Family Therapist to work with families with children from birth through 8 years old. Our team focuses on offering children and their grownups supportive services with felt safety, connection, and positive regard.  Join our team of providers as we partner with families to build healthy foundations and a community where all children thrive.

Through reflective consultation and growth minded supervision with the Behavioral Health Director, the Child and Family Therapist provides mental health services for children aged birth to 8 years and their caregivers as part of the Encompass Pediatric Therapy program.  The Behavioral Health team also provides monthly parent workshops, consultation in school/daycare settings and innovative group therapy for the families of our community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Complete evaluations and offer therapy services to a 50% FTE caseload of clients
  • Collaborate with client’s family, school and community stakeholders as needed
  • Maintain client records per program, insurance, and confidentiality guidelines and fidelity
  • Monitor and track caseload requirements with on-going new referrals
  • Referrals to external/internal supports
  • Observe behavior and appropriately intervene in situations
  • Work independently and participate effectively within interdisciplinary teams.
  • Professional independent judgment in planning own work, formulating recommendations and making decisions.
  • Staff consultation/development/training
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • Master’s degree in Social work, Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology or another related field with a current Washington State license is required
  • In-depth interest in working in infant/pediatric mental health
  • Excellent communication, organization, and computer skills
  • Certified in Evidence-based Practices or willing to be trained.
  • Infant and child CPR, first aid, and blood-borne pathogens training within 90 days of hire
  • Upon hire pass Washington State DSHS criminal history and background check and FBI fingerprint check

Preferred:

  • Bilingual – English/Spanish
  • Preferred competency in one or more of the following areas of professional and/ or lived experience:  LGBTQIA+, Racial Equity, BIPOC families, Multi-racial identity, Immigrant families, Neurodiversity and Disability justice

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This is an active job requiring lifting of up to 30 lbs, frequently squatting, sitting on the floor and active work with children. The incumbent may come into contact with bodily fluid. 

Application link: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=94037&clientkey=59A6593476937759F9C59C31A0B45CC2

Encompass is a private non-profit serving the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah communities for over 50 years. Our mission is to partner with families to build healthy foundations for children. We believe what happens early in life matters.  We offer high-quality, leading-edge early childhood educational and therapeutic services to all children in our communities.

Encompass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on gender, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.  

December 27th, 2023 | District Secretary/Finance Officer

Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue is accepting applications for the District Secretary/Finance Officer position. 

This position is an official of the Fire District appointed and supervised by the Board of Fire Commissioners and the Fire Chief and shall, under general direction, provide a variety of secretarial and statistical services, be responsible for the maintenance of financial records, transactions, correspondence, and such other related duties as may be required for the Fire District to conduct business properly and as may be prescribed by law.  This is a full-time, non-exempt position with benefits.

SALARY:       $55,000 annually

BENEFITS:  100% medical and dental coverage for employees, enrollment in the Washington State Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)  pension plan.

OPENING DATE:  12/26/2023

CLOSING DATE:  1/9/2024

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • High School diploma or GED equivalency.
  • General knowledge of payroll and accounting
  • Computer skills: Typing, Windows Office Suite
  • Must be at least 18 years old.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: 

Applications can be found on the district’s website (www.snoqualmiepassfirerescue.org)

 Please fill out the employment application and return it by email to jwiseman@spfire.org.  Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue will stop accepting applications at 5:00 p.m. on Monday January 8th, 2024.   

THE PROCESS: 

There will be interviews scheduled for the week of January 8th through 19th at the Fire District’s headquarters fire station.

QUESTIONS: 

Email: info@spfire.org   

December 26th, 2023 | Part-Time Barista

Apply Here: https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=93447&clientkey=59A6593476937759F9C59C31A0B45CC2

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Hey there, coffee lovers! We have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team at The Trail Youth. We’re looking for a part-time barista to work at our café
kiosk alcove, located at the Snoqualmie Hospital.

This is the perfect role for you if you’re passionate about coffee and want to gain some experience in the industry.

No previous experience is necessary as we’ll provide all the training you need. We’re seeking someone who is reliable and has a semi-flexible schedule. Don’t
miss out on this fun-filled position – apply today!

If interested, send us an email at contact@thetrailyouth.com

December 11th, 2023 | DONOR ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

TITLE:                 DONOR ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

SCHEDULE:      Full-time, 40 hours per week

SALARY:            $64,376 – $95,409.60 DOE

LOCATION:      Child Development Center, Snoqualmie, WA + Hybrid

BENEFITS:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Company paid Life/AD&D, EAP, Wellness
  • IRA & IRA Matching
  • Vacation/Sick Leave
  • 11 Paid Holidays, plus bonus week of company PTO

SCOPE: This position reports to the Director of Development and focuses on securing and growing philanthropic support from individual and organizational donors who are passionate about early childhood development. The Donor Engagement Associate is responsible for developing strategies and the supporting systems for donor acquisition, solicitation, and stewardship at all giving levels. This position will work closely with special events including fundraising and cultivation efforts as a key strategy in the engagement of new supporters and the deepening of individual commitments to the success of our mission and the wellbeing of children and families in our community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In support of the strategic plan and in partnership with the Director of Development:
    • establish annual goals, strategies and activities to ensure the continual growth and expansion of all donor giving segments, including individuals and organizations.
    • develop, implement and lead the individual and organization giving program with a clearly defined and personalized stewardship process for donors at all levels. This includes a focus on donor acquisition, renewal and upgrade strategies.
  • Working with the Events Specialist, contribute to the special fundraising and cultivation event goals and activities that integrate guests fully into a donor stewardship cycle.
  • Utilizing donor data, development metrics, and giving trends, identify the opportunities to expand donor engagement and financial success with the correlating budgeted resources needed to meet new annual goals.
  • Steward and support the leaders responsible for the cultivation and solicitation of major donors with annual portfolios. This includes the creation of personalized donor goals and the tracking of their portfolio status.
  • Manage a portfolio of 60+ current and prospective major donors.
  • Expand the use of Raisers Edge as a tool and a data resource for all development and communication planning activities; and help design the coding necessary for this to be successful.
  • Provide support and guidance to the Board Engagement Committee as requested by the Director of Development. This could include providing written or verbal reports, attending meetings, or collaborating on presentation materials.
  • Regularly monitor progress toward fundraising goals and other key benchmarks, provide regular progress reports and lead course correction efforts to ensure fundraising goals are met.
  • Serve as a representative for Encompass at various meetings, events, and speaking engagements.
  • Collaborate effectively with all members of the Development team and be a key contributor to creating and sustaining a culture of excellence and high performance.
  • Manage the training for and accuracy of all gift processing and data entry processes and conventions within Raisers Edge.
  • Work with Finance to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of monthly donation reconciliation.
  • Commit to the exploration and an evolving understanding of Community‐Centric Fundraising practices and work to integrate the values of equity and social justice in everything we do in support of our mission.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS

  • Minimum three years, preferred five to seven years, of successful experience in managing fund development programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and solicit major gifts of $5K+
  • Clear and comprehensive understanding of best practices in donor‐centric fundraising and moves management.
  • Strong strategic thinking skills and the ability to develop effective engagement and solicitation strategies for a diverse group of individual donors.
  • Knowledge of best practices in donor stewardship and experience in developing high‐impact, cost‐ effective stewardship approaches.
  • Excellent relationship‐building skills and the ability to understand the needs and interests of donors. Well‐developed listening skills and the desire to hear people’s stories.
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing about the impact of Encompass on the lives of children and families.
  • Strong organization and time management skills. Ability to manage multiple deadlines and complete projects on time.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

  •      Bachelor’s Degree or Associate Degree combined with three to seven years professional   experience in field. 
  •      Certified Fundraising Executive Certification

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES

  • Current Washington State Driver’s License

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Work is conducted in a typical office environment. Must be available to attend meetings, functions, and events after normal business hours. Extended standing may be required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Encompass is a private non-profit serving the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah communities for over 50 years. Our mission is to partner with families to build healthy foundations for children. We believe what happens early in life matters.  We offer high quality, leading edge early childhood educational, therapeutic services, and family enrichment programs for children ages 0-8 and their families.

Encompass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on gender, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

December 11th, 2023 | Part-time Weekend Gallery Sales Associate

The Scott Rinckenberger Gallery is seeking part-time weekend gallery sales associates to help build and grow an exciting new photography gallery in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. The right candidate will be right at home where art and creativity intersect with outdoor adventure, mountain lifestyle, and community-building in this beautiful new gallery space in North Bend, Washington.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • High-end sales/retail experience
  • Art gallery sales experience preferred
  • Excellent communication, time management and organizational skills
  • A strong knowledge of art photography
  • Social media marketing expertise
  • Comfort in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Comfort with Shopify POS systems
  • Comfort with Shopify online sales platform
  • Comfort with Squarespace website platform
  • Comfort with direct email marketing
  • Reliable transportation
  • A strong knowledge of outdoor adventure
  • A strong knowledge of the local landscapes

Responsibilities include:

  • Sales: Secure sales on the gallery floor, online, and through social media
  • Marketing: Participate in the management of all social media and websites, including blogs and newsletters
  • Client Relations: Curate, build and maintain an active roster and mailing list of clients and collectors with whom you stay in contact and build long-term, mutually beneficial relationships
  • Space Rental: Market and manage gallery space as a rental venue for events, private parties and other gatherings.
  • Community Building: Make introductions and foster relationships with area businesses, arts organizations, collectors, clients and collaborators

Commitment: Approximately 12 hours per week, including weekends and special evening events. Weekend availability is mandatory.

Compensation:

  • Hourly rate of $18-$30/hr depending on experience
  • Potential for commissions on art sales

Please submit resumes to gallery@scottrinck.com. Due to high volume of interest, not all submissions will be responded to. Thank you in advance for your submissio

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October 9th, 2023 | Assistant Teacher (Floating)

Position: Assistant Teacher (Floating)

Hours: School Year Program – 32 hours per week, 41 weeks per year
Monday Thursday – 9:00 to 4:30 Classroom time

Fridays – Planning, Prep, Professional Development

Salary range: $24,363.84 – $32,458.88/year DOE

Location: Encompass Early Learning Center, North Bend, WA

SCOPE: Provides assistance to Lead Teacher in the development and implementation of daily classroom programs for preschool children following program standards.

Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • Company paid Life/AD&D, EAP
  • IRA & IRA Matching
  • Sick Leave/Vacation Compensation
  • 11 Paid Holidays + District Closure Days
  • Fulfill your passion for working with children with diverse needs.
  • Work with a team of creative educators, alongside speech, occupational, and behavioral therapists who collaborate to support every child.
  • Be a part of an early learning program that supports over 100 children in Snoqualmie Valley every year to be fully prepared for kindergarten and beyond.
  • Base your schedule on a traditional school year (with holidays and spring/summer breaks).
  • Children attend class Monday through Thursday. Fridays are dedicated to planning, professional development, and collaboration.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Planning/Preparation: 

Preparation: Prepares and organizes the classroom and classroom materials in accordance with the planned classroom program.

  • Professional Development: Gains knowledge and skills by participating in in-service trainings, staff meetings, and other opportunities including 10 hours of MERIT approved training throughout the year.

In Class:

 Guidance: Interacts positively with all children to support their individual learning and meets their emotional needs.

  • Family-Style Meal Service: Participates in and facilitates mealtime service and conversation.
  • Health Supervision: Oversees health habits in the classroom, i.e. handwashing, toothbrushing, etc.  Administers first aid as needed; Checks indoor and outdoor environment for safety hazards; Works in collaboration with Mental Health Professional as needed.
  • Record Keeping: Completes daily attendance/meal count and snack production record; assists with record keeping on individual children and families as directed by the teacher; completes written observations of individual children throughout the year.  Participates in developing a learning plan for each child within 90 days of school entry.
  • Screenings:  Administers standardized screening tools as directed.
  • Supervision: May assume the responsibilities of the teacher in his/her absence. Assists with recruitment and training of family/community volunteers, as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CDA certificate in the field of early childhood education or child development
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for preschool children.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and relate positively to students, parents, staff and volunteers in a diverse environment.
  • Ability to adjust to varied situations, demands and new instructional concepts.
  • Ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as record keeping, filing, typing, copying, etc.
  • Ability to attend occasional evening meetings and to occasionally visit parents in their homes.
  • Ability to supervise students on regularly scheduled field trips.

Provisional Qualifications

Staff who do not meet qualifications may be hired if they meet Provisional Qualifications and program records document planning for progression to the Standard Qualifications within 2 years.

  • One year of successful, relevant documented work experience in a preschool or childcare setting.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES:

Required within 90 days of hire:

  • First aid and CPR card
    • Food and Beverage Handler’s Permit
    • TB screening

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
  • Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • This type of work involves sitting, walking or standing, and may involve some running.
  • Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Job link https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=90697&clientkey=59A6593476937759F9C59C31A0B45CC2

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October 6th, 2023 | FT Registered Dental Assistant

FT Registered Dental Assistant for an established general family practice with one doctor using one
operatory. Located in a park-like setting in beautiful North Bend, WA. Easy reverse commute. Long-term staff searching for the perfect candidate to join our easy-going, drama-free team.
Fully expanded in all aspects of dentistry – including, but not limited to, assisting the doctor with
restorative procedures, oral surgery procedures, some root canal procedures, placing sealants, taking
immpressions, making & placing temporaries, digital x-rays, sterilization & tray set up, room set up and take
down, assist hygienists and front desk as needed, excellent communication & people skills, computer
skills, self-managing, organized, and reliable, knowledge of Dentrix & Dexis a plus.
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday from 8am to 5pm and Thursday from 7am to 12pm. (Always a 3 ½
day weekend!)
$30-35 per hour DOE
Contact Laura at (425)888-2431 or send resume to smile@alpinedentalnorthbend.com

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May 24th, 2023 | Landscaping Crew Supervisor – Issaquah

Job Details

Level

Experienced

Job Location

Issaquah – , WA

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School or equivalent

Salary Range

$20.00 – $22.00 Hourly

Job Shift

DayJob

Category

General Labor

Overview

SUMMARY: The Landscaping Crew Supervisor is responsible for leading a landscape maintenance crew. This position works in the field alongside crew members while providing job training and support to help all crew members maintain high productivity, safety and independence. The Crew Supervisor is responsible for operation of landscaping vehicles and coordination of workflow to guarantee timely and quality completion of work on customer contracts. Responsible for ensuring that client’s expectations for site maintenance and service are being met or exceeded by managing, coordinating and monitoring the performance of the maintenance crew(s) assigned.

Note: More detailed description of duties and expectations are available in the Employee Performance Expectations document that is delivered to all employees upon hire

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Conduct before and after inspections of site
  • Perform pruning and weed control and other operations as needed as certified
  • Handle basic Irrigation tasks such as setting and checking clocks, reporting any damage and some repair
  • Assist crew in completion of required tasks
  • Oversee proper safety equipment and Personal Protective Equipment usage and practices of crew
  • Conduct “on the job” training
  • Prioritize the day’s work list and assign duties to crew members
  • Begin to develop working knowledge of production planning and scheduling daily jobs of their crew
  • Proactively address questions or issues
  • Suggest improvements
  • Complete paperwork on any accidents and report them to management
  • Complete weekly vehicle reports
  • Perform chemical inventory
  • Perform equipment inventory

PAY RATE:

  • $20-22 per hour DOE

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED, post secondary education preferred.
  • Two years related crew supervisory experience preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proof of Vehicle Liability Insurance
  • Clean 5 year driving record
  • Pesticide License preferable. 
  • Be bondable by insurance providers

May 24th, 2023 | Landscaping Laborer -Issaquah

Job Details

Level

Entry

Job Location

Issaquah – , WA

Position Type

Full Time

Salary Range

$19.00 – $22.00 Hourly

Job Shift

DayJob

Category

General Labor

Overview

SUMMARY:

The Landscaping laborer performs landscaping maintenance work, such as raking, mowing, edging, pruning, and weeding, on commercial contracts.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

Note: More detailed description of duties and expectations is available in the Employee Performance Expectations document that is delivered to all employees upon hire.

  • Work as a member of the team to perform landscaping maintenance duties on customer contracts as specified (i.e. mowing, weeding, edging, raking, clearing debris, etc.)
  • Assist the Crew Supervisor with coordination workflow to ensure completion of contract requirements and deadlines.
  • Set up materials, machines and equipment for other crew members.
  • Demonstrate proper use of landscaping equipment, materials and supplies.
  • Report material, tool, and equipment repair needs, malfunctions and shortages to Crew Supervisor immediately.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School diploma preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaker is a plus

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to operate landscaping equipment (commercial lawnmowers, edging equipment, rakes, etc.)
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral and depth perception.
  • Ability to communicate and hear instructions.
  • Physical stamina is required.

PAY RATE:

  • $18-$19 per hour DOE

May 24th, 2023 | Employment Consultant – King County

Job Details

Level

Entry

Job Location

BHQ – Bellevue – Bellevue, WA

Remote Type

Optional Work from Home

Position Type

Full Time

Education Level

High School or equivalent

Salary Range

$22.00 – $23.00 Hourly

Travel Percentage

Road Warrior

Job Shift

DayJob

Category

Nonprofit – Social Services

Description

***CURRENTLY OFFERING A $1,000 SIGNING BONUS AFTER 6 MONTHS OF EMPLOYMENT WITH ATWORK!***

SUMMARY:

AtWork! is a nonprofit employment-services provider to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. We believe in the transformative power of employment, and that people with disabilities belong in our communities and in our lives. Washington is an Employment First State, which is a movement to deliver meaningful employment, fair wages, and career advancement for people with disabilities.

We are seeking a full-time Employment Consultant to join our Employment Services team. Employment Consultants work directly with the people we serve and businesses in the community providing ongoing assessments. Working with a caseload of participants, Employment Consultants evaluate the skills and talents of individuals, then develop and coordinate opportunities with businesses in the local community. Successful employment is when both the individual served and the business’s needs match. Employment Consultants collaborate with a community network to train effective communication techniques, accommodations, and how to develop natural supports in the workplace.

Effective Employment Consultants maintain the greatest level of independence and enjoy an ever-changing environment. They communicate with their teams and other stakeholders appropriately. They evaluate the needs of the people-served through timely assessment, communication, and observation, and modify their plans through consideration of the person’s response. Employment Consultants are also comfortable with diversity, compassionate, and exceptional listeners. Their attention to detail, self-confidence, and a good sense of humor is critical to success.

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • Develop and implement personalized career plans for clients on caseload-based on the individual’s skills, goals and interests. This includes any Person Centered Plans, as well as other support needs.
  • Maintain communication with persons served and circle of support regarding all facets of service
  • Perform vocational assessments to assess skills and interests of clients on caseload.
  • Provide professional assistance to the individual through the job identification, interview, and new hire orientation process. As well as assist in training and maintaining of employment.
  • Market and job develop for paid jobs for individuals with disabilities out in the community. 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with businesses in the community, other nonprofits, and funders.
  • Facilitate job starts and provide training and consultations to employers and co-workers to enable them to support the supported employee.
  • Identify opportunities for career growth with the employer and their supported employee.  Facilitate further training or coaching to assist both parties.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled team meetings.
  • Document daily reports, billable time, and case notes detailing services, progress, incidents, etc.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Troubleshoot problems that arise at community job sites and help employer and client to maintain a positive working relationship.

Necessary Skills:

  • High level of professionalism in appearance, actions, and words.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Excel, Word, and Outlook)
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Reliable attendance.

Qualifications

All Employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or have an approved exemption verified by Human Resources.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • One (1) year experience working with people with disabilities is a plus
  • First Aid and CPR certification is a plus

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Clean five year driving record
  • Proof of valid car insurance.
  • Must have reliable vehicle to travel throughout King County

WAGE

  • $22.00 – $23.00/hr DOE
  • Additional mileage reimbursement and phone stipend

BENEFITS

  • Our employees are the backbone of our mission. We offer a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision plans. 403 (b) Retirement Plan. Generous PTO and 10 paid holidays per year.

AtWork! is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Individuals are recruited, employed, promoted, and transferred in all jobs without discrimination in regard to age, color, race, creed, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, and/or expression, marital status, parental status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, veterans status, or any other protected characteristic by federal, state, or local law.

If you need any assistance or an accommodation in completing the application form or at any time during the selection process, contact the Human Resources Department at 425-274-4000

February 24th, 2023 | Child and Family Therapist – Bilingual Preferred

Position: Child and Family Therapist – Bilingual Preferred
Hours: PT/FT work schedule available ranging from 25-40 hours per week with benefits
Schedule: Build a flexible schedule with a team of providers
Travel: Telehealth or In Person visits with local travel
Salary Range: $35,062.50 – $65,291.20 Depending on Experience and Hours/Week
Location: Encompass Child Development Center, 9050 384th Ave SE, Snoqualmie, WA 98065

Encompass is a private non-profit serving the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah communities for over 50 years. Our mission is to partner with families to build healthy foundations for children. We believe what happens early in life matters. We offer high quality, leading edge early childhood educational and therapeutic services to all children in our communities.

Have you ever dreamed about spending your day surrounded by creative people you enjoy, who challenge you, teach you and support your goals? Do you wonder what it would be like to choose from a fully equipped, technically advanced space in a certified green building, or a sensory garden/outdoor therapy space? Are you interested in reducing disparities in the health care system by bringing sessions to your client in a 19 foot Mercedes Sprinter Van fully designed for therapy? Have you wished for opportunities to learn new strategies and brainstorm with professionals from other disciplines? Do you yearn for the flexibility to choose your hours and have the option of a mix of telehealth and in person sessions? Would you enjoy seeing mountains, rivers and possibly an elk herd on your morning commute? If so, working for Encompass may be just what you are looking for!

Our Behavioral Health Team is hiring a Child and Family Therapist to work with families with children from birth through 8 years old. Our team focuses on offering children and their grownups supportive services with felt safety, connection and positive regard. Join our team of providers as we partner with families to build healthy foundations and a community where all children thrive.

DESCRIPTION: Through reflective consultation and growth minded supervision with the Behavioral Health Director, the Child and Family Therapist provides mental health services for children aged birth to 8 years and their caregivers as part of the Encompass Pediatric Therapy program. The Behavioral Health team also provides monthly parent workshops, consultation in school/daycare settings and innovative group therapy for the families of our community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Complete evaluations and offer therapy services to a 50% FTE caseload of clients
• Collaborate with client’s family, school and community stakeholders as needed
• Maintain client records per program, insurance, and confidentiality guidelines and fidelity
• Monitor and track caseload requirements with on-going new referrals
• Referrals to external/internal supports
• Observe behavior and appropriately intervene in situations
• Work independently and participate effectively within interdisciplinary teams.
• Professional independent judgment in planning own work, formulating
recommendations and making decisions.
• Staff consultation/development/training
• Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Required:
• Master’s degree in Social work, Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling, Psychology or other related field with current Washington State license is required
• In-depth interest in working in infant/pediatric mental health
• Excellent communication, organization, and computer skills
• Certified in Evidence-based Practices or willingness to be trained.
• Infant and child CPR, first aid, and blood borne pathogens training within 90 days of hire
• Upon hire pass Washington State DSHS criminal history and background check and FBI fingerprint check

Preferred:
· Bilingual – English/Spanish
· Preferred competency in one or more of the following areas of professional and/ or lived
experience: LGBTQIA+, Racial equity, BIPOC families, Multi-racial identity, Immigrant families, Neurodiversity and Disability justice

Benefits:
Medical/Dental/Vision
Company Paid Life/AD&D
IRA & IRA Matching
Vacation/Sick Leave
11 Paid Holidays

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: This is an active job requiring lifting of up to 50 lbs, frequently squatting, sitting on the floor and active work with children. Incumbent may come into contact with bodily fluid.

Send resume/application to: employment@encompassnw.org.

Encompass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on gender, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.

February 24th, 2023 | Lead Teacher

Position: Lead Teacher
Hours: 40 hours per week, 41 weeks per year
Salary range: $ 38802.40 – 52,512.80 DOE
Location: Encompass Early Learning Center, North Bend, WA

Encompass is a private non-profit serving the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah communities for over 50 years. Our mission is to partner with families to build healthy foundations for children. We believe what happens early in life matters. We offer high quality, leading edge early childhood educational, therapeutic services, and family enrichment programs for children ages 0-8 and their families.
SCOPE: The Lead Teacher promotes an inclusive classroom environment, working with diverse student populations, plans and implements the educational program in accordance with Encompass and Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) Performance Standards. This position will lead a classroom team and coordinate with other program and organization staff to provide support for each child in their classroom and their family.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Planning/Preparation:
• Planning: Plans and develops a daily schedule of classroom routines and activities; prepares and implements lesson plans in accordance with the ECEAP performance standards and program service plans; provides an integrated, comprehensive curriculum and multicultural environment which meets the needs of every child, including those with disabilities.
• Record Keeping: Completes written observations of individual children throughout the year; develops a learning plan for each child within 90 days of school entry; maintains complete confidential records on each child.
• Professional Development: Gains knowledge and skills by participating in in-service trainings, staff meetings, and other opportunities including 10 hours of MERIT approved training throughout the year.

In Class:
• Educating: Implements lesson plans in accordance with the ECEAP performance standards and program service plans; provides an integrated, comprehensive curriculum and multicultural environment, which meets the needs of every child.
• Guidance: Interacts positively with all children to support their individual learning and meets their emotional needs.
• Family-Style Meal Service: Assists with serving of snacks and meals; participates in and facilitates mealtime service and conversation.
• Screenings: Administers standardized screening tools on every child within 90 days of school entry; re-screens and refers as necessary.
• Health Supervision: Teaches and oversees health habits in the classroom, i.e. hand washing, tooth brushing, etc.; administers first aid as needed. Checks indoor and outdoor environment for safety hazards. Works in collaboration with Mental Health Professional as needed.
• Supervision: Supervises and trains teaching assistants and volunteers; assists with training of family/community volunteers to assist in the classroom.

Families:
• Educational Planning Meetings: Conducts three hours of educational planning meetings annually with each ECEAP child’s family. Meets with non-ECEAP families twice each school year to involve the parents in the educational planning.
• Communication/Family Support: Communicates regularly and respectfully with families and involves them in the educational program; encourages and supports families in working toward goals they have set for themselves.
• Family Events: Collaborates with preschool team in planning and facilitating family events/meetings.
• Interdisciplinary Staffings: Participates in interdisciplinary planning for children and families’ including staffings, multidisciplinary teams, individual education plans and other cross-component coordination efforts.
• Transitions: Works with families and preschool team to ensure smooth transitions to before-and after-school care and between Encompass and Kindergarten.
• Performs other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS
Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in the field of early childhood education or child development and one year of successful work experience with adults/parents and young children OR Associates degree in the same and two years successful work experience in a preschool, childcare or kindergarten setting OR Valid Washington State Elementary Teaching Certificate with an endorsement in Early Childhood Education or Special Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education.
• Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for preschool children.
• Demonstrate a desire to identify, gain knowledge in and awareness of individual experiences and societal impacts of oppression and trauma that impact families and children.
• Ability to communicate effectively and relate positively to students, parents, staff and volunteers in a diverse environment.
• Ability to adjust to varied situations, demands and new instructional concepts.
• Ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as record keeping, filing, typing, copying, etc.
• Ability to attend occasional evening meetings and to occasionally visit parents in their homes.
• Ability to supervise students on regularly scheduled field trips.

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSES
Required within 90 days of hire:
• First aid and CPR card
• Food and Beverage Handler’s Permit
• TB screening
• MMR and COVID Vaccine
• Teaching Strategies Gold Inter-rater reliability certification

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
• The physical requirements indicated below are examples of the physical aspects that this position classification must perform in carrying out essential job functions.
• Persons performing service in this position classification will exert 10 to 20 pounds of force frequently to lift, carry push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
• This type of work involves sitting, walking or standing, and may involve some running.
• Perceiving the nature of sound, near and far visual acuity, depth perception, providing oral information, the manual dexterity to operate business related equipment, and handle and work with various materials and objects are important aspects of this job.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable a person with a disability to perform the essential functions of the job.

Encompass is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on gender, marital status, race, color, religion, national origin, age, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap.