Nisqually Indian Tribe
  • 16-Mar-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Olympia, WA, USA
  • 16.97
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Company Benefits for eligible team members include but are not limited to: Employer paid M/D/V premiums for employee! Employer paid Life insurance premiums for employee, spouse, and children! Employer 401k contribution even if you don't contribute! 15+ paid holidays a year! Company paid Long Term Disability, and more

Classification Title

Daycare Teacher



Pay Range

$16.97 - $22.74 per hour

NATURE OF WORK: Plans and implements activities that promote the social, physical, and intellectual growth of children. Responsible for the care, hygiene, learning, and developmental activities, specialized programs, and redirection of children. Communicates directly with parents. Maintains classroom records, cleanliness, and orderliness.


  • Meets expectations for delivering customer acquisition and retention, quality program, financial management, and operational compliance, and demonstrates expected behaviors.
  • Works cohesively with staff to develop and deliver a quality program appropriate to the different age groups.
  • Perform all activities with children, i.e. jump, dance, walk, run, etc. for extended periods of time.
  • May share lead responsibilities with Assistant Teachers.
  • Engages with current and prospective parents and family members and is responsive to their needs.
  • Keeps the Director informed of any necessary information regarding the care and safety of children.
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation according to center and other licensing or regulation requirements.
  • Assists and accepts responsibility in other daily center duties that might be temporary in the event other personnel are not available.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, center events, and parent/customer meetings as requested.


  • Ability to stand up to 95% of the day.
  • Must be able to assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with children.
  • Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor the environment and children's wellbeing.
  • Must be able to excel in an ambiguous and continuously changing, competitive environment.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as work hours may vary to meet the needs of the children.
  • Understanding of policies and regulations regarding the care of children.
  • Understands responsibilities as a mandated reporter.


  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or year for year working experience in early childhood program.
  • 2 years' experience working with children in a classroom setting.
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification appropriate to the ages of children in care.
  • Must obtain/maintain a Food Handlers Permit.
  • State Training and Registry Systems (STARS) Training.
  • Attend Safe Emotional/Physical Environments Training.
  • Attend HIV/AIDS Training.
  • Valid WA State Driver's License and must be insurable under the Tribe's automobile insurance.
  • Incumbent must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a criminal history background check.
  • The Nisqually Tribe's "Indian Hiring Preference" applies to this position.
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