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Kaleidoscope Preschool and Child Care Center

The Mission of Kaleidoscope is to offer safe, affordable, consistent, high-quality Preschool and child care services while supporting the families of Orcas Island.

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Employment Opportunities 


     Multiple full-time and part-time positions are open at Kaleidoscope Preschool and Child Care Center on Orcas Island. Preschool, Infant, Waddler, Toddler, and Forest School Lead and Assistant Teacher positions are available at our growing school!

     As a Kaleidoscope teacher, you share our passion for providing nurturing, safe, and high-quality early-childhood education, drawing your energy from working in a warm and loving environment where self-concepts are enhanced, independence encouraged, and individuality respected. You share our belief that positive child outcomes are linked directly to positive teacher/child interactions. The health and vitality of Island families rely on nurturing, accessible, and reliable childcare – come be a part of shaping the future of our island kids!

     Depending on the position, your responsibilities will include planning and implementing fun, creative, and developmentally appropriate activities and experiences as well as building collaborative relationships with each child’s family to foster children’s development. Our licensed Forest School Program is held 100% outside year-round on the Camp Orkila campus. Programs based at our building also spend significant time outside daily in our play space or during walks to the beach and/or at an off-site forest location.

     Current Kaleidoscope hours are Monday-Thursday, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. COVID-19 safety protocols are in place as required by state and local public health authorities.

     Pay ranges from $15-25 per hour, depending on position and experience. Benefits include paid health and dental insurance, reduced childcare rates, paid holidays and vacation, amazing daily meals, awesome co-workers, and paid college education and early childhood education coursework/certifications. Pay increases with each early childhood education course/certification completed.

     JOIN US! Send your letter of interest and resume to: [email protected]

Kaleidoscope is a non-profit organization with a mission to offer safe, affordable, consistent, high-quality Preschool and child care services while supporting the families of Orcas Island. Learn more at https://ourkaleidoscopekids.com/. 

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