ECE Substitute Teacher

Job Type

Part Time




United States


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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.

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POSITION TITLE:              Substitute Teacher

PROGRAM:                        Early Childhood Education Program

REPORTS TO:                   Early Childhood Education Program Director

STATUS                             Non-Exempt/On-Call Non-Benefited


Provide a comfortable, safe and secure environment for children to develop their emotional, social, intellectual and physical needs. Organize and present materials that are age appropriate. Help refugee and immigrant children to learn English, maintain their culture and feel comfortable in a pre-school setting. Provide information to parents on childcare techniques as needed.


·        Identify and utilize children’s individual strengths

·        Provide for a variety of age, developmental level, learning styles and abilities to meet the needs of the children

·        Participate in children’s small- and large-group discussions and interactions

·        Provide child-centered activities                                                                                                                                       

·        Help the lead teacher to organize activities and materials that are age appropriate that meet the children’s emotional, cultural, social, intellectual and physical needs

·        Assure that children take responsibility for equipment and material they use

·        Assist with the preparation, presentation and clean up of projects and activities such as art projects, stories, songs, outdoor activities and bulleting boards

·        Monitor children during snack, free time, and during transitional time

·        Make sure children are safe at all times

·        Model age-appropriate behavior in the classroom and outdoor activities

·        Use developmentally appropriate means of communicating with the children

·        Assist with the maintenance of a clean, health and safe environment

·        Work effectively as a childcare team member

·        Perform other related tasks assigned by the lead teacher or director

·        Provide information to parents on childcare techniques as needed

·        Perform other duties as assigned by current staff or ECE director


·        20 hours of S.T.A.R.S. training

·        Paid or volunteer experience working with infants, toddlers and preschoolers

·        Experience volunteering or working in a multi-cultural environment with various educational backgrounds

·        Must meet federal and state health and safety standards and maintain credentials for childcare (CPR and first aid, pass TB test)

·        Have a clear DEL portable criminal background check

·        Current food handlers permit

·        Have a clean criminal background check

·        Good verbal and written English skills

·        Ability to push, pull, bend, reach, squat stand and walk in a fast-paced environment. Able to lift a minimum of 45 pounds

·        Ability to multi-task while maintaining a sense of humor

·        Ability to work flexible hours


·        Child Development Association (CDA) certification or BA or AA in Early Childhood Education

·        Fundamental computer skills (Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Internet)

CLOSES: Open until Filled

Mail: Refugee Women’s Alliance, Attn: Human Resources Department, 4008 MLK Jr Way S Seattle WA 98108. 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

FOR CONSIDERATION: Please submit resume, cover letter, salary request and references to: