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Trettin Early Learning Center is a place where you can grow in your career while contributing to the growth and development of children. We are committed to providing a positive and inclusive work environment that values our employees. We offer flexible hours, generous PTO and paid holidays, ongoing education and training, and opportunities for career advancement. We understand the importance of work/life balance and offer family-friendly policies to support our staff. Join our team and make a difference in the lives of children and families!

All staff teaching positions start at $20.35/hr or higher depending on your education and childcare experience. 

Additional benefits include: 

  • Better staff-to-student ratios than what is required by the state

  • Fully paid medical and dental benefits for full-time employees

  • 13 paid holidays per year, plus a week off between Christmas and New Year's

  • Annual performance-based bonuses

  • Generous paid sick and paid vacation time

  • 40% discounted childcare and priority admission

  • Fully paid Orca transit card – the childcare center is in the heart of the U-District, just blocks from the Link light rail and many bus routes

  • Access to scholarships for further education

  • Employee referral bonus


We are always on the lookout for talented individuals with childcare experience or a desire to work in childcare. These are the positions we often look to fill for full-time or part-time. Please email to learn about current openings and where you may be the best fit.
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UCUCC Child Care Programs dba Trettin Early Learning Center is a nonprofit, tax exempt charitable organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Donations are tax deductible as allowed by law. The Employer Identification Number (EIN) for UCUCC Child Care Programs is 311705913.
Contact Us:

P: 206-524-3400

TELC is located in the University Congregational Church of Christ

4515 16th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98105
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