Tacoma Community College (TCC) is seeking Childcare Specialist Substitutes to provide assistance to day to day responsibilities for teaching staff and promote best practices and support for the health, safety, and educational needs of children ages infant to 5 years enrolled in Tacoma Community College’s Early Learning Program.  Teachers will work with lead teachers planning and implementing curriculum appropriate for toddlers or preschoolers. Teachers will develop appropriate practices to address infant, toddler, and preschooler’s physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development. May assist in kitchen or front office as necessary.


Qualifications for this position is high school diploma or equivalent and at least six month experience in an early childhood program or equivalent education/experience. One year experience in early childhood setting and experience in an Early Head Start Program is preferred. Must have valid First Aid and CPR Certification, valid Food Handlers Permit, record of current Tuberculin (TB) Test, and Blood Bourne pathogens training certificate no later than 30 days after employment. Must be able to lift and carry children weighing up to 35 to 45 pounds. Position requires a background check through the Washington State department of Early Learning.


Tacoma Community College is located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just south of Seattle with a beautiful view of Mt. Rainier, magnificent Olympic Mountains, and the amazing Puget Sound and offers residents and visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities. TCC is a comprehensive state-supported community college servicing more than 720,000 residents of the Tacoma-Pierce County area and enrolling approximately 18,000 students annually (6,000 FTE).  The College’s service district includes all of Tacoma and the Pierce County portion of the Olympic Peninsula and serves the Tacoma and Peninsula school districts. TCC is a diverse, creative and engaging institution – recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream “Leader College”.


These are part time hourly substitute specialist applicants. Scheduled hours are dependent on Center’s need up to 17 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet the needs of the department. Candidates will be called in as needs occur. The pay range is $12.00 to $15.00 per hour DOE/DOQ.

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