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21-22 Tiny Trees Preschool Residency Tutor, Seattle, Washington

Created09/15/2021
Reference74045
CategoryChildren/Youth
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
StateWashington
CitySeattle
Zip98101
SalaryCompetitive
21-22 Tiny Trees Preschool Residency Tutor

Tiny Trees Preschool is an all-outdoor preschool operating across King County, WA, with many sites being located within the city of Seattle. At Tiny Trees Preschool, teachers utilize the Pacific Northwest environment to engage preschool aged children with the outdoors. Curriculum focuses on building confident, empathetic, curious kids who like their learning to be a little muddy and a lot active. Tiny Trees Preschool has a variety of funding assistance available for families with lower incomes, as well as a number of specific grants/pathways to support families who may be experiencing other barriers when looking for a preschool. Service members at Tiny Trees will have an excellent opportunity to work in a variety of communities and build relationships both inside and outside of the classroom. While in class, service members will serve with kids, develop and implement pre-literacy and pre-math curriculums, develop games and events, maintain safety standards (both general and Covid-19 related), meet with their teaching team members, and overall forge a safe, fun, and productively challenging environment in which preschoolers can learn. The position is a full-time service commitment totaling a 1700 hour term (average of 40 hours per week). Member stipend $1,945.24 per month before taxes and education award of $6,345 upon successful completion of service hours. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, starting in April, 2021. Position is contingent upon funding.

Member Duties : Service members at Tiny Trees will: develop their skills as an educator; develop their professional goals and plans on how to achieve those goals; build relationships with kids in their classrooms; build relationships with families in their classroom; seek and provide feedback on teaching performance; build their own knowledge around equity and social justice; implement anti-bias and anti-racist curriculum; serve through conflict resolution between children in class; assist with clothing needs and bathroom breaks for young children in coordination with their teaching team; attend monthly trainings; and serve most days out in the erratic weather of a Pacific Northwest park. Residency Tutors will do a variety of individual tasks, including playing games, reading, counting exercises, asking developmentally appropriate learning questions to kids, and implementing overall curriculum of Tiny Trees. Also, members will specifically implement Reading Power curriculum through WRC.

Program Benefits : Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Training , Education award upon successful completion of service .

Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Car recommended .

Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Education .

Skills :
Teaching/Tutoring , Conflict Resolution , Youth Development , Environment , First Aid , Education , Leadership , Team Work .
EmployerAmeriCorps