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Inspire Development Centers Assistant Preschool Teacher in Granger, Washington

Position Purpose {#position-purpose trebuchet="" ms\"\"=""}

Position is responsible for assisting the Lead Preschool Teacher in preparing and executing daily activities and lesson plans for children. Incorporate a child's home/language/culture functionally in activities of the center.  Provides opportunities and encouragement throughout the program for children to acquire and enlarge their vocabulary and provide a good language model by speaking clearly and distinctly on a level that children understand and respect.     


Distinguishing Characteristics {#distinguishing-characteristics trebuchet="" ms\"\"=""}

Inspire Development Centers provides Early Childhood Education (ECE) and social services to more than 4000 children, in center based and home based setting, at more than 25 Child Development Centers (CDC) throughout the State of Washington.  Inspire provides services under various federal and state funded programs with differing regulations and stipulations, which must be coordinated and adhered to, including, but not limited to: Regional Head Start (RHS), Migrant Seasonal Head Start (MSHS), Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) and Early Head Start (EHS).  The agency is required to meet an annual quota of non-federal share (in-kind) funds.  A large majority of children's first language is Spanish.

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Supervisory and Other Relationships {#supervisory-and-other-relationships trebuchet="" ms\"\"=""}

The Assistant Preschool Teacher reports to the Lead Preschool Teacher and Center Director and works closely with the Floaters, Volunteers, School Readiness Liaison, Early Learning Mentor Coaches, Center Staff, ECE Specialists, Leads, Parents and Children. 

Examples of Essential Duties and Accountabilities {#examples-of-essential-duties-and-accountabilities trebuchet="" ms\"\"=""}

The following examples of duties and accountabilities illustrate the general range of tasks assigned to the position but are not intended to define the limits of required duties.  Other essential duties may be assigned consistent with the general scope of the position.

Assists Lead Pre-school Teacher implementing appropriate curriculum planning for pre-school classroom.  Assists in formulation of lesson plans for classroom activities and Home Learning Tasks.  Contributes to evaluation of progress of children in the classroom.

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