Preschool Lead Assistant

Preschool Lead Assistant

Classification: Non Exempt
Salary Range: $20.58 – $22.74
Department: Preschool
Reports to: Preschool Lead
Date: December 4th, 2023

Summary /Objective:

Skagit Preschool and Resource Center (SPARC) is accepting applications for a Preschool Lead Assistant. The Preschool Lead Assistant is responsible and accountable for substitute coordination, supply management, and other tasks as delegated. The ideal candidate will be organized, have special education experience, and willing to work with a diverse population.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Computer experience with Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel and Google Workspace
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent organization and time management skills
  • Reliable transportation



Associate’s degree (AA) minimum required with at least three years related experience and/or training.

Special Education experience preferred



A current CPR and First Aid Certificate.



Assist the Preschool Lead in daily tasks including but not limited to,



  • Must be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to effectively communicate with staff, administration, co-workers, parents
  • Must be able to organize and maintain special education preschool records/files
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality at all times with co-workers, families and district personnel
  • Must professionally interact with culturally and economically diverse staff, families, and members of the public
  • Work closely with the preschool lead to assist with office duties / daily tasks including faxing, scanning, filing, etc.
  • Complete and maintain inventory of classroom materials, and ordering supplies
  • Assist in development and implementation of training materials and curriculum development
  • Acting as substitute coordinator
  • Ability to substitute in classroom as needed
  • Edit, review and create memorandums and correspondence with Preschool team
  • Collaborate with team members effectively
  • Must take Professional Development training / classes as advised by supervisor



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.




While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to spend periods of time.

  • Sitting on the floor
  • Stooping
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting children up to fifty pounds
  • Bending over/down to children’s level

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