Puyallup Playcare Center

Assistant Teacher - Preschool

Reference ID : 80766
Location : Puyallup, WA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Puyallup Playcare Center is searching for an enthusiastic, reliable Assistant Teacher to join our team! The schedule is Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. We are looking for an individual who possesses a positive attitude and enjoys working with young children to provide enriching care and education.


Follow licensing requirements of the Department of Children, Youth and Families

Supervise and maintain ratios in the classroom

Engage children in activities, and ensure a positive classroom


Assist with classroom daily routines and care while maintaining

a positive learning environment

Document children's development on Teaching Strategies Gold.

Training is provided

Serve snacks and meals following requirements of the Child Adult

Care Food Program

Perform light cleaning duties including sweeping, mopping,

taking out trash, etc


18 years or older.

Willingness to complete required online courses for childcare

professionals. Employer will cover the cost of these classes and trainings

Positive attitude

Punctual and reliable in performing duties

Vaccinated for COVID-19. Must have first two shots

TB test within the last year from the date of hire. Center will

cover cost if needed

Documentation from medical provider of measles vaccination or

that you have had the disease

Nice To Haves

Experience working with young children

CPR/First Aid Certification

Child Care Basics Training


Twelve days of sick pay accrued each year

Vacation is accrued at the rate of 5 days per year in years one

and two; two weeks per year in years three and four; and three weeks per year

in years five and beyond

Professional development pay of 10 hours per year is given

Potential holiday bonus

Salary : $16 to $17.50/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Puyallup, WA

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