Discovery Playtown
26545 Maple Valley-Black Diamond Road SE, Suite K-150, Maple Valley, WA 98038 Hours: 7:30am to 5:00pm, Monday-Friday
Questions? (425) 437-0001

Assistant Teacher/ Floater

Would you like to work in a smaller child care center with more collaboration and connection with staff? Do you love working with children and helping them learn through play? Discovery Playtown is now hiring for an assistant teacher to work as a floater throughout our center. You will assist lead teachers with supervision and care of children, complete basic housekeeping tasks, and gain working experience in early childhood education.

We love to promote our team members! If you are interested in becoming a lead teacher in charge of your own classroom, we will mentor and guide you, help you chart your educational path, and assist with tuition reimbursement as you earn ECE credits to meet licensing requirements for advancement.


At Discovery Playtown, you will find:

  • Flexible hours with both part-time and full-time schedules available
  • A working environment in which team members respect one another
  • A leadership team which supports the professional and personal growth of the staff
  • Clear expectations, necessary resources, and support to meet children’s needs
  • Training and opportunities for continual learning and development
  • Self-reflection and self-care support to be set up for success in your work and life personal goals


  • Meet all current licensing requirements for the position, including proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Experience working with children in a licensed child care setting or school
  • Punctual in attendance
  • Able to lift up to 40 pounds to at least waist-high
  • Good communicator, able to take direction and able to express your own needs in a constructive manner and troubleshoot issues
  • Self-motivated, good multitasker, and able to thrive in a growing center where every day brings new challenges, issues, and rewards


$17.00 - $18.00 per hour

  • Paid holidays, paid training days, sick pay, and paid time off for full-time employees
  • Health insurance available
  • Employee childcare discount
  • College scholarships available through our participation in Washington Early Achievers

Location: Maple Valley, WA

Discovery Playtown is an equal opportunity employer.

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