Stoi Gov: Lead Teacher, Pselc

Spokane Indian Tribal Government Wellpinit , WA 99040

Posted 2 months ago




The Spokane Tribe of Indians Tribal TANF Program promotes and supports Tribal children and their families reaching their full potential of becoming healthy, productive, and self-sufficient. This is done in a way that protects and benefits the Tribal children, respects and preserves their culture, values traditions, gives families access as well as input into the full range of programs and services to promote their self-esteem, independence, self-sufficiency and their educational experiences.

The Pauline Stearns Early Learning Center provides a safe and developmentally appropriate environment that is culturally relevant to children and families which reside, work, or attend school on the Spokane Indian Reservation. The primary emphasis of the program is to provide Early Childhood learning in an educational setting. The Early Learning Center promotes competence in our children, parent alliances, community collaboration and proficiency in our staff.

STOI-477/TANF Pauline Stearns Early Learning Center staff will provide continuous supervision of children in a safe and developmentally appropriate environment under the direct supervision of the STOI-477/TANF Pauline Stearns Early Learning Center Manager.


  • Emphasize nurturing and responsive practices, interactions, and environments that foster trust and emotional security; are communication and language rich; promote critical thinking and problem-solving; social, emotional, behavioral, and language development; provide supportive and positive feedback for learning; motivate continued effort; and support all children's engagement in learning experiences and activities

  • Include developmentally appropriate learning experiences in language, literacy, social and emotional development, math, science, social studies, creative arts, and physical development that are focused toward achieving progress outlines in the Early Learning Center Program Requirements;

  • Encourage family style meals;

  • Implement meal time in a way that supports development and learning; must be structured in accordance with PSELC Program Guidelines and Early Achievers requirements;

  • Teach basic skills to children such as potty training, dressing, and feeding self;

  • Approach routines for personal hygiene, transition between activities, provide opportunities for strength and personal growth; Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, etc.

  • Implement well-organized learning environments with developmentally appropriate schedules, lesson plans that include but are not limited to indoor and outdoor learning experiences; experiences should provide adequate opportunities for choice, play, exploration, and experimentation among a variety of learning, sensory, and motor experiences;

  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to children;

  • Integrate child assessment data in individual and group planning within Lesson Plans;

  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students varying needs and interests in accordance with Program Requirements and Early Achievers;

  • Include teacher-directed and child-initiated activities that include active and quiet time; including but not limited to individual, small and large group activities;

  • Conduct and assess quarterly developmental observations and submit reports in a timely fashion; Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health;

  • Observe and evaluate children's needs and wants for those non-verbal (infant, toddler, etc.,); and respond in a positive, supportive, age appropriate manner;

  • Conduct quarterly parent meetings in accordance with PSELC Screening and Assessment Policy;

  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists;

  • Communicate with parents effectively to ensure parents are well-informed of child's PSELC daily routine, activities, and behavior;

  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress as applicable;

  • Establish and enforce teacher-led and child-led rules to promote Positive Behavior to maintain order in the classroom in accordance with Program Guidelines and Early Achievers;

  • Read developmentally and age appropriate books to entire class or to small groups

  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.

  • Assimilate children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.

  • Serve meals and snacks in accordance with CACFP guidelines;

  • Enforce all administrative policies such as Minimum Licensing Requirements and Early Achievers;

  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.

  • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.

  • Demonstrate activities to children;

  • Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills;

  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required;

  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.

  • Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants;

  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula;

  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities;

  • Other items as provided in accordance with Program Requirements and Early Achievers;


  • Knowledge of Native American culture, traditions, and language;

  • Knowledge in working with low-income children and families;

  • Knowledge of public assistance laws, rules, regulations, service programs and child care programs;

  • Knowledge of customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction;

  • Knowledge of early childhood development, child development stages, and developmentally appropriate practices;

  • Knowledge of Early Learning Program Requirements for early childhood/childcare services;

  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing services to children and families;

  • Knowledge of human behavior and performance, individual differences in ability, personality and interests, learning and motivation;

  • Knowledge of Creative Curriculum, Emergent Curriculum, Thematic Curriculum, or project approach method and/or other curricula as deemed appropriate;

  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects;

  • Knowledge of Teaching Strategies Gold

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar;

  • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedure, and strategies to promote overall safety for the protection of people, date, property and institutions;

  • Skill in observation and data collection;

  • Skill in effective verbal and written communication;

  • Skill in submitting reports in a timely fashion.

  • Skill in utilizing positive interpersonal skills;

  • Skill in efficient organizational skills;

  • Ability to establish positive communication among parents, co-workers, Tribal staff, public and private agencies in serving the customers;

  • Ability to make independent conclusions and decisions;

  • Ability to handle conflict, complaints and disputes;

  • Ability to practice tact, courtesy and discretion;

  • Ability to work under stressful conditions;

  • Ability to work flexible hours;

  • Ability to operate general office machines and a computer;


  • Ability to learn new skills quickly;

  • Ability to lift and maneuver small children on an ongoing basis and the necessary physical dexterity to work with small children (bending, stooping, kneeling etc...).


  • Must be 21 years of age or older and must have a High School Diploma or GED.

  • AA Degree in Early Childhood Education required or willingness to obtain within four years of hire date. Must make progress towards meeting this requirement as soon as hired. (A signed Educational Agreement required upon hire);

  • One year (1) experience working with children 6 weeks 6 years in a group setting is required (or a combination of work and education pertaining to Early Childhood Education);

  • Initial Basic STARS 30-Hour Training required within three months of hire date and ability to complete 10 hours as required on an annual basis;

  • Ability to obtain the following certificates and licenses within the specified time frame:

  • Blood Borne Pathogens (1 Month),

  • Food Handlers Certification (2 months),

  • First Aid and CPR Certification Infant and Child (2 months);

  • Ability and willingness to maintain absolute confidentiality of sensitive information for both external and internal systems;

  • Successful clearance of Criminal History and Background inquiry

Tribal, State and Federal;

  • Successful clearance of National Child Abuse Registry and Neglect Data System;

  • Current and up-to-date immunizations including a current negative TB skin test, annual influenza vaccine, TDap in lieu of Tetanus vaccine, Hepatitis B Vaccinationpreferred and required within one month of hire date;

  • Ability to lift and maneuver small children on an ongoing basis and the necessary physical dexterity to work with small children 30-50 lbs. on average (bending, stooping, kneeling, crawling, lifting, etc.);

  • Employee must be willing to travel to all required trainings pertinent to position annually;

  • Previous experience working with low income children and families;

  • Previous experience working with Native American clientele and understanding of their cultural needs;

  • Must work well with others

  • Valid Washington State Driver's license and ability to be Tribally insured required

Applications Are Available At the Spokane Tribal Human Resources Department

or can be downloaded at

P.O. Box 206, Wellpinit, WA 99040

Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett

(509) 458-6583, (509) 458-6527, Fax: (509) 458-6556


Applications Must Be Received In The Human Resources Department by 4:30 PM On The Closing Date

The Spokane Tribe Reserves The Right To Hire According To Its Indian Preference Policy

All Applicants Will Be Subject To A Pre-Employment Drug Test All Positions With The Tribe Are Subject to a 90-Day Probationary Period

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Stoi Gov Lead Gaming Agent

Spokane Indian Tribal Government

Posted Yesterday

VIEW JOBS 11/14/2019 12:00:00 AM 2020-02-12T00:00 STOI GOV: LEAD GAMING AGENT Vacancy Ann. # STOI-19-102 Title STOI GOV: LEAD GAMING AGENT Supervisor ENFORCEMENT DIVISION DIRECTOR Department SPOKANE TRIBAL GAMING COMMISSION Location CHEWELAH CASINO Status REGULAR, FULL-TIME, NON EXEMPT Rate of Pay $19.50 - $19.97/PER HOUR Opening Date OCTOBER 18, 2019 Closing Date OPEN UNTIL FILLED INTRODUCTION: The Lead Tribal Gaming Agent is responsible for observing all procedures, standards, systems and policies of the Spokane Tribal Gaming facilities, and ensuring that they are in compliance with the minimum internal control standards and other regulations that have been approved by the Spokane Tribal Gaming Commission. Lead Tribal Gaming Agent will supervise and support all Gaming Agents and will serve as training officials to the Gaming Agents. The Lead Tribal Gaming Agent will report all material and information to the Gaming Agent Supervisor. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Offer supervisory support to Gaming Agents. * Must have thorough knowledge of Gaming related Departmental Standard Operating Procedures, MICS, the Spokane Tribal Gaming Compact, and company policies and procedures. * Assist Gaming Agent Supervisor and offer training on specific Gaming related processes and procedures, as well as ensuring all gaming agents are aware of all departmental operating procedures. * Assist Gaming Agent Supervisor in developing a training program for gaming agents to ensure employees have the most current up to date knowledge of casino games. * Write and review comprehensive, daily reports utilizing computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel. * Complete and review WSGC & NIGC checklists. * May be required to receive public complaints and direct patrons to the appropriate officials that can satisfy such complaints. * Examine, test and inspect gaming equipment on a random basis as directed. * Monitor the storage, issuance and destruction of gaming equipment and sensitive supplies. * Perform special inspections as circumstances warrant. * Conduct observations of all gaming activity in reference to the compliance of the Spokane Tribal Gaming Code rules and regulations. * Observe the conduct of games * Assist in loss prevention in reference to tribal assets * Monitor and establish organized system for reports as submitted by the Gaming Agents. Document and report incidents. * May assist other departments of the gaming agency as needed * Assist Gaming Agent Supervisor to develop observation & follow up plans * Assist Surveillance with any work that needs to be done on the casino floor, and ensure cross training is completed with all staff. * Ability to preserve the confidentiality of all information and material either generated or obtained while conducting inspections and performing all other job responsibilities * Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with casino personnel and management. * Ability to develop and maintain working relationships with WSGC and Gaming Vendors. * Ability to learn, understand and apply the regulations as set forth by the Spokane Tribal Gaming Commission * Maintain positive peer relationships and provide assistance in a professional manner * Must look professional and display professional behavior at all times. * Must be able to conduct presentations, training, and speak in front of large groups. * Must have ability to respond effectively to others. * Must be available at all times due to employee schedules. Other job-related duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED FOR POSITION: * Must be able to work independently, be detail oriented (written and verbal), and have a consistent attendance record, and exercise discretionary judgment. * Must be willing to work with others while conducting investigations. * Must be able to resolve and/or refer problems by proper investigative techniques, including, collecting data, establishing facts, and drawing valid irrefutable conclusions. * Must have the ability to write reports and give effective presentations and responses to questions from managers, patrons, employees, and the general public. * Knowledge of all applicable gaming regulations, both current and in the future. * Must maintain knowledge of all possible cheats and scams within the gaming industry. WORK ENVIRONMENT: * Must be able to work irregular shifts, including rotating shift schedules at times including weekends, (day shift, night shift, graveyard, peak operation hours). Will also be required to work holidays or days of special events, i.e., promotional events in gaming facilities when increased patron activity is increased. * Must have ability to travel to all Spokane Tribal Gaming facilities in order to fulfill staffing requirements as needed and as directed by supervisors. * Must be willing to perform job duties in a smoke-filled environment. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: * Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. * Must have five (5) years Class III Gaming Experience. * Must have two (2) years of Tribal Gaming Agent experience within the last three (3) years. * Must have a valid Washington State Drivers License and shall be required to submit driving abstract prior to employment and on a quarterly basis as determined by Commission, Enforcement Division Director or Supervisor at his/her expense. * Must be able to pass a background investigation and maintain eligibility requirements. OTHER: * Lead/Supervisor experience preferred, position requires supervisory responsibility over the gaming agents. Applications Are Available At the McCoy Administration Building In the Tribal Human Resources Department: P.O. Box 206 Wellpinit, WA 99040 Contact: Sabrina McCoy or Andrea Flett Ph# (509) 458-6583 or (509) 458-6527 e-mail: Fax #: (509) 458-6556 Or, can be downloaded online at: ( Applications Must Be Received In the Human Resources Department No Later Than 4:30 pm the Closing Date The Spokane Tribe Reserves the Right to Hire According to Its Indian Preference Policy Applicants Are Subject to A Pre-Employment Drug Test Positions with the Spokane Tribe are Subject To A 90-Day Orientation Period Spokane Indian Tribal Government Wellpinit WA

Stoi Gov: Lead Teacher, Pselc

Spokane Indian Tribal Government