CURRENTLY HIRING:  

Specialized Instructor/Early Childhood Specialist

Whatcom Center for Early Learning is seeking to add a Specialized Instructor/Early Education Specialist to our growing agency!  We are looking to hire an excellent team member who has experience working with infants and toddlers with developmental delays, who has provided services in family homes (or is interested in that approach) and who will bring maturity, professionalism and a sense of humor to the staff culture we are so proud of at WCEL.  

If you are an Early Education Specialist who meets the above criteria, consider joining our team of early intervention providers!  This position provides support around behavior, attachment and child development through a model of reflective coaching to parents and caregivers of young children age birth to three years who have developmental delays and disabilities.  We utilize the Primary Service Provider approach to our work, meeting with children and parents or caregivers in their home, childcare or community setting based on the needs and priorities of families and caregivers.  The position also provides developmental assessment and evaluations, as well as consultation to multi-disciplinary team members, as needed.   

A Bachelor’s degree in Education from an approved university program is required with a teaching certificate of special education/early childhood special education.  Additional requirements include experience with infants and toddlers, a reliable vehicle, driver’s license and insurance, the ability to comfortably be on the floor for up to an hour, to lift up to 40 pounds, and to pass a background check prior to hiring.  Experience in early intervention and/or home visiting and Spanish-speaking is preferred but not required.   

 This position is full time at 40 hours/week.  WCEL offers medical/dental/vision insurance, vacation/health leave, retirement benefits (with a company match up to 3%) and a 48-week work year.   Salary range is $23-31/hour and depends on experience.  WCEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a diverse staff.  Please direct your cover letter and resume to Erin Malone at erinm@wcel.net.  Position open until filled.

Family Resources Coordinator

Whatcom Center for Early Learning is seeking a Family Resources Coordinator (FRC) to add to our growing team!  We are looking to hire an excellent team member who has experience working with infants and toddlers with developmental delays, who has provided services in family homes (or is interested in that approach) and who will bring maturity, professionalism and a sense of humor to the staff culture we are so proud of at WCEL. 

If you are an FRC candidate who meets the above criteria, consider joining our team of early intervention providers!  This position will develop, implement and coordinate services for eligible children ages birth to three years old, and their families, from referral to exit from services, connects families with resources in the community and maintains hard copy and electronic child files and WA State database requirements. This position utilizes a team approach and the Primary Service Provider model. 

A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree from an approved university program is required.  Additional requirements include experience with infants and young children with special health care needs, awareness of resources and services in Whatcom County, strong communication and active listening skills, creative problem solving, a reliable vehicle, driver’s license and insurance, the ability to comfortably be on the floor for up to an hour, to lift up to 40 pounds, and to pass a background check prior to hiring.  Experience with home visiting is preferred but not required; proficiency in Spanish or Russian a plus.

WCEL offers medical/dental/vision insurance, vacation/health leave, retirement benefits (with a company match up to 3%) and a 48-week work year.   Salary range is $18-20 and depends on experience.    WCEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to building a diverse staff.  Please direct your cover letter and resume to Erin Malone at erinm@wcel.net Position open until filled.

CURRENTLY ACCEPTING RESUMES & COVER LETTERS - PT, OT and SI:  

WCEL is always interested in experienced candidates who may be a good fit in our Early Intervention home visiting program.  If you are a physical therapist, occupational therapist, or early childhood specialist (with a Bachelor's degree or higher in ECE Spec Ed), please send a resume and cover letter to erinm@wcel.net.  We'd love to connect with you!