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


Lead Teacher

Would you like to work in a smaller child care center with a family feel, and more collaboration and connection with staff? Are you passionate about guiding social and emotional learning? Do you love to dance, sing, and be silly? Discovery Playtown is searching for an experienced ECE lead teacher to lead our preschool classroom with a capacity of just nine children. You will be responsible for the supervision and daily routines of the classroom, implementation of curricula, lesson planning and communication with parents.


At Discovery Playtown, you will find:

  • 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
  • At least one year of lead teaching experience in a licensed child care program preferred
  • AA degree in ECE or current CDA preferred
  • 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


$18.00 - $24.00 per hour depending on experience and level of education

  • Paid holidays, paid training days, sick pay, and paid time off
  • 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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