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THE OPPORTUNITY COUNCIL Early Learning Teacher in BELLINGHAM, Washington

The Teacher works as part of a Center Based Team, providing educational experiences and resource information to three to five-year-old children and their families in a classroom setting for 4 to 5 days per week in 4 to 6 hour sessions. Teachers complete conferences and home visits with assigned children and families according to the schedule for the model. Additional time will be scheduled for planning, record keeping, setup and training. Teachers must maintain working knowledge of Federal Head Start Performance Standards, State ECEAP Standards, agency and department policies and procedures and other applicable regulations.Who we are looking for:People who honor our mission, agree with our purpose and want to be part of something bigger.People who are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in both the services we provide as well as the environment in which we work.People who are self-motivated and passionate about the work they do.People who understand we are not a team because we work together. We are a team because we respect, trust and care for one another.Position Open Until Filled.(Applications will be reviewed weekly)See full job specifications and application instructions Opportunity Council is a private, non-profit Community Action Agency serving homeless and low-income families and individuals. Our mission is to help people improve their lives through education, support, and direct assistance while advocating for just and equitable communities.For over 50 years we have offered a broad scope of services that range from addressing immediate and crisis-oriented needs (food, emergency shelter, eviction-prevention) to longer-term programs that promote self-sufficiency in our community (early childhood education, home weatherization).At the Opportunity Council, we are committed to a core set of values that include collaboration, respect, integrity, passion and learning. We believe we are a stronger and successful organization because of this commitment. We believe deeply in diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation and identity, religion, ethnicity, national origin and all the other fascinating characteristics that make us different.*COVID-19 vaccination is required prior to start of employment.