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Center Director | Magic Lantern Montessori

SCCS is in search of a Center Director for Magic Lantern Montessori Preschool (MLM). An all-day preschool program for children ages 20 months to six years, MLM was founded to meet the needs of working families in the community. The school embraces a unique curriculum that incorporates the Montessori philosophy and materials. MLM strives to guide the individual child to develop fully through his/her work, according to the teachings of Dr. Montessori, the founder of the "Montessori Method". 

The following are areas of development that we see in our children: a joy of learning, learning through discovery, independence, self-confidence, self-discipline, concentration, peace and calmness, love of order, ability to choose, and enjoyment of quiet. Magic Lantern has served the community since 2001 and is located in Columbia City. MLM began as a Cooperative Preschool with parents originally governing the center, and is now a chapter of Sound Child Care Solutions with parent involvement at the core of the Preschool. 

To learn more, please click the job description below, and send relevant materials to info@soundchild.org.

Before/After Teacher | Pinehurst School Age Program

Pinehurst School Age Program is currently seeking an enthusiastic and qualified before and/or after school teacher. Great opportunity for a college student! Our program is located in the Hazel Wolf K-8 School in North Seattle. The ideal candidate would plan for and implement activities, build strong, respectful relationships with both children and families, and enjoy interacting and spending time with children, ages 5-12.

Morning Shift Available - 7am-9am

Afternoon Shift Available - 3pm-6pm with an early start 1 day a week (1:45pm on Wednesdays for early dismissal).

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with elementary age children

  • 15 college credits in the field or signed up to take classes (AA degree preferred)

  • Enjoy working with school age children

  • Ability to have professional, respectful interactions with children, families and co-workers

  • Strong leadership skills

  • CPR and First Aid certified or willing to obtain

  • 18 years or older

Benefits

Benefits for staff (employed 25+ hours per week) include vacation pay, safe and sick leave, holiday pay, medical/dental (after 3 months of employment), on-site training and opportunities for professional development. Competitive pay is based on experience and education. 

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 to $19.00 per hour

Teacher | Pinehurst School Age Program

Pinehurst School Age Program and Preschool Program is currently looking for a professional, qualified teacher to work approximately 35 hours in both our preschool and after school program. We are located in Hazel Wolf K-8 School in North Seattle. The ideal candidate would plan for and implement activities, build strong, respectful relationships with both children and families, and enjoy interacting and spending time with children agest 3-12.

Hours during school year - 11am-6pm. Potential to increase hours during break weeks and teacher in-service days.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with preschool and/or elementary age children

  • 15 college credits in the field or signed up to take classes (AA degree preferred)

  • Enjoy working with school age children

  • Ability to have professional, respectful interactions with children, families and co-workers

  • Strong leadership skills

  • CPR and First Aid certified or willing to obtain

  • 18 years or older

Benefits

Benefits for staff (employed 25+ hours per week) include vacation pay, safe and sick leave, holiday pay, medical/dental (after 3 months of employment), on-site training and opportunities for professional development. Competitive pay is based on experience and education. 

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 to $19.00 per hour

Elevate Your Center's Impact

Joining the SCCS consortium enables Directors to shift many of their burdensome administrative duties to the Central Office in order to better support teachers and provide high quality programs for children and families. The staff at the central office serve as the Directors' support team. The central office manages benefits administration, payroll, accounts payable, a substitute pool (Relief Squad), liability insurance, center budgeting, financial reporting with strategic advising, contracts management, fund development, IT consulting, and connection to legal and human resource counsel.

If you are interested learning more about how a shared services framework can benefit your child care center, please contact us for more information. 

"In partnership with Sound Child Care Solutions, collaborative efforts are key as we serve children in a high needs community. The programs and services offered by SCCS support all Hoa Mai families in Southeast Seattle."

Gloria Hodge - Center Director, Hoa Mai Vietnamese Bilingual Preschool & Dragon's Den School Age Program