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Teacher Aide

Job Number: 51259
Tacoma, WA
Job Category: Child Care
Employment Type: Part Time - Regular
Multicare Entity: MultiCare Health System
FTE: 0.95
Specialty: Not Applicable
Department: Childrens Center
Shift: Day
Work Schedule: Center is open form 6am-6pm

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Position Summary:
The Teacher Aide is responsible for assisting in the general supervision and management of a class of children.  This is an entry-level position working under the direction of the Teacher and/or Teacher Assistant.  This position requires an understanding of the growth, development, and needs of children.  Internal contacts are within the work group.  External contacts include parents/families of children of and are general in nature.

Minimum Requirements:
Previous experience working with children preferred
Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age

High School graduate or equivalent preferred
Have or willing to obtain education or training in Early Childhood education
Must have these certifications within 90-days of hire: First Aid, CPR, and Food Handling certification
Minimum of eighteen (18) years of age
Meets WA State requirements to work in a licensed child care facility.

***The successful candidate will have the new Department of Early Learning (DEL) "portable" clearance card or be willing to get it upon hire. Please note there is a fee of $12 to DEL to process the application.***

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