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Educational Opportunities for Children & Families Teacher & Family Advocate in Vancouver, Washington

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Come join our team as a Teacher & Family Advocate by providing, coordinating, implementing and monitoring comprehensive early childhood education and family support services for children and families served in Head Start, Early Head Start and/or ECEAP in accordance with performance standards, best practices, and EOCF's work plan, policies and procedures. This position is scheduled to work 36 -40 hours per week, Summers, Winter and Spring break off! Typical schedule is Mon-Fri, day time hours. No weekends. Fully qualified pay rate $22.40

  • Training plan may be considered based on qualifications.

  • Bi-lingual highly desired.


    • Medical/Dental/Vision- Plans as low as $0.00 out of your paycheck!

    • Paid time off/sick leave

    • Paid holidays

    • EOCF will pay for required education

    • Paid STARS trainings

    • Paid CPR/First Aid training

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • $10,000 Basic Life Insurance

    • Voluntary STD,LTD, and additional life insurance

    • 401K- 3% annual employer contribution

    • Quarterly passes to Columbia Sportswear employee store.

    *Please create a Merit account and submit an application for the Portable Background Check. It can be found in the application tab once you create the account. If you are hired we will reimburse you for the cost of the background check. *

    Interviews to begin once qualified pool is reached.


    Required Education: Associates degree in Early Childhood Development, ECE or related field; or; in Human Development, Human Services, Sociology, Social Work, or related field. Education must include 30 quarter credits in ECE. * Training plan may be considered based on qualifications.

    Preferred Education/Experience: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Development, ECE, Human Development/Human Services, or related field that provides comprehensive knowledge of both early childhood education and family services. Education must include 30 quarter credits in ECE. One year paid experience providing early childhood education and/or case management services for children 3 - 5 years old and their families.

    Knowledge of:

    Principals of child development and early childhood curriculum planning.

    Current best practices in early childhood development and education; developmentally appropriate best practices in early childhood programs.

    Available services and resources for children and families in the community.

    Principles of case management, advocacy and family dynamics.

    Principles of human development and family services.

    Basic rules and principles of grammar, written and verbal communication, and mathematics

    Ability to:

    Observe and assess children and set individualized goals.

    Prepare the classroom environment to meet the educational needs of each child.

    Track each child's progress and incorporate the information into the curriculum.

    Establish helping relationships with families and family members from varying cultural, socio-economic and educational backgrounds.

    Work cooperatively with staff members and clients from diverse cultural, socio-economic and educational backgrounds.

    Maintain confidentiality of records and information.

    Use the team approach to resolving problems or conflicts.

    Demonstrate professional and effective written and verbal communication skills; receive information and feedback in an understanding manner; use good judgment.

    Attend appropriate staff meetings and out-of-town training sessions as assigned.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

    EOCF shall not discriminate in its staff, hiring practices, board, volunteers, volunteer committees, or recipients of any service on the basis of a person's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, marital status, veteran status, mental, physical, or sensory disability, or any other status not listed, as protected by state and/or federal law.