compensation: DOE employment type: part-time non-profit organization
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Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA) is a nationally recognized multiethnic nonprofit organization that provides award-winning services to refugee and immigrant women and their families in King and Snohomish Counties.
POSITION TITLE: Lead Childcare Teacher Certificate Instructor
SUMMARY: This position is responsible for delivery of Work First Childcare Teacher STARS certificate instructions to ensure job participants learn vocational and ESL language skills that will lead to successful employment childcare employment.
Lead Childcare Teacher Certificate Instructor
*Teach an integrated Basic STARS and job readiness course with ReWA developed curriculum.
*Develop lesson plans and provide instructions to class participants;
*Complete weekly activity logs and track student attendance, write monthly progress notes, edit resumes, Identify and recruit guest
presenters to enhance students' learning and job placements.
*Design and develop Work First Curricula that enhances participants' language acquisition and job skills.
*Work closely with WF program coordinator to ensure curriculum, teacher's log and student attendance and progress reports meet
*Work with WF program coordinator and program director to evaluate the program and identify areas of need.
*Attend all meetings and training's.
*State - Approved Trainer for STARS.
*Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.
*Demonstrated knowledge of Child Development and Adult Education.
*Excellent English language skills, oral and written.
*Familiarity with state regulations (MERIT - Managed Education and Registry Information Tool, and
Quality Rating and Improvement System).
*MERIT State approved trainer, or willing to become state approved within 6 months of gaining position
*Familiarity with DSHS requirements and employment programs.
*Experience or training in assessment and competency testing.
*At least one year experience teaching adults.
*Effective computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office software.
*Fundamental knowledge of and experience in curriculum development.
*Effective prioritizing, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
*Ability to establish effective working relationships with multi-cultural staff, clients, community representatives and the general
*Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with individuals from a wide range of professional and cultural
*General understanding of labor market, employer base, and social services in South King County.
*Highly positive with enthusiastic style; capable of motivating students.
*Ability to work as an effective team member in a multicultural organization.
*Must be self-starter and dependable with strong problem-solving skills and good judgment.
*Experience and flexible in developing and teaching pre-employment and customized training classes.
*Must have Washington State Driver's license and reliable transportation to travel independently in King County, and possess current personal vehicle insurance.
*Three to five years of experience teaching ESL to refugees and immigrants community.
*Master's degree in education or related field, and three years teaching experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life insurance, vacation, sick leave, paid holidays, 403(b) plan