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Preschool "Kids in Motion" Instructor - City of Kirkland ( Job # 17-0098)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $11.50 per hour
Maximum Salary: $16.00 per hour
Employment Type: Variable
Department: Parks & Community Services
Open until filled.
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Plan and teach movement and motion classes for Parent and Child and children only ages 1-4 at the North Kirkland Community Center. Maintain a safe and stimulating class environment with age-appropriate group activities and games. Guide and assist students through group games and individual movement activities with emphasis on developing large muscle motor skills, hand eye coordination, self-esteem, confidence, and social skills.

Special Note

Candidates are encouraged to apply ASAP.  While final selection will not occur until after closing, screening and interviewing may commence prior to the closing date.

Hours of Work

Hours may vary, for fall quarter Wednesday and Thursday mornings are necessary. Program and training begins the week of September 13, 2017.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Must have six months of experience working with preschool/youth.
  2. Must have or be able to obtain First Aid/CPR certification by start date. 
  3. Must successfully complete a thorough background check as required by the Child/Adult Abuse Information Act.
  4. Must be age 18 or older
Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Work is performed in a community center setting, with high levels of noise and physical activities. Must have ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. Must be able to walk, climb, bend, and stoop to complete tasks.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.

Candidates who are selected to interview will be required to complete a Criminal History Release Form and a RCW Supplemental Questionnaire.


North Kirkland Community Center
12421 103rd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98033