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 .
Car recommended , Permits attendance at school during off hours
, Permits working at another job during off hours .
Service Areas :
Children/Youth , Education .
Youth Development , First Aid , Teaching/Tutoring , Environment
, Education , Team Work , Conflict Resolution , Leadership .