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21-22 Tiny Trees Preschool Residency Tutor

Company: Americorps
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

21-22 Tiny Trees Preschool Residency Tutor

Tiny Trees Preschool is an all-outdoor preschool operating across King County, WA, with many sites being located within the city of Seattle. At Tiny Trees Preschool, teachers utilize the Pacific Northwest environment to engage preschool aged children with the outdoors. Curriculum focuses on building confident, empathetic, curious kids who like their learning to be a little muddy and a lot active. Tiny Trees Preschool has a variety of funding assistance available for families with lower incomes, as well as a number of specific grants/pathways to support families who may be experiencing other barriers when looking for a preschool. Service members at Tiny Trees will have an excellent opportunity to work in a variety of communities and build relationships both inside and outside of the classroom. While in class, service members will serve with kids, develop and implement pre-literacy and pre-math curriculums, develop games and events, maintain safety standards (both general and Covid-19 related), meet with their teaching team members, and overall forge a safe, fun, and productively challenging environment in which preschoolers can learn. Service terms for this position begin in early September, 2021 and continue until July, 2022. Interviews will be held on a rolling basis, starting in April, 2021. Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Service members at Tiny Trees will: develop their skills as an educator; develop their professional goals and plans on how to achieve those goals; build relationships with kids in their classrooms; build relationships with families in their classroom; seek and provide feedback on teaching performance; build their own knowledge around equity and social justice; implement anti-bias and anti-racist curriculum; serve through conflict resolution between children in class; assist with clothing needs and bathroom breaks for young children in coordination with their teaching team; attend monthly trainings; and serve most days out in the erratic weather of a Pacific Northwest park. Residency Tutors will do a variety of individual tasks, including playing games, reading, counting exercises, asking developmentally appropriate learning questions to kids, and implementing overall curriculum of Tiny Trees. Also, members will specifically implement Reading Power curriculum through WRC.

Program Benefits : Training , Childcare assistance if eligible , Living Allowance , Health Coverage , Education award upon successful completion of service .

Terms :

Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :

Children/Youth , Education .

Skills :

Youth Development , First Aid , Teaching/Tutoring , Environment , Education , Team Work , Conflict Resolution , Leadership .

Keywords: Americorps, Olympia , 21-22 Tiny Trees Preschool Residency Tutor, Other , Olympia, Washington

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