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Assistant Teacher at Primrose School

Assistant Teacher

Primrose School Thornton, CO (Onsite) Full-Time
Build a brighter future for all children.

Teaching is more than a job. It's an opportunity to foster curiosity, creativity, and compassion in children-all while helping them develop a lifelong love of learning. Primrose School of Thornton is an accredited private preschool that provides a premier educational childcare experience. We offer year-round programs for children from infant through private kindergarten.

As an Assistant Teacher, you'll help to create a fun, safe environment for little ones as they explore and learn through purposeful play that nurtures their social, emotional, cognitive, creative and physical development.

At Primrose School of Thornton you bring the passion, and we'll give you all the tools and training to be successful.

Our Balanced Learning® approach was developed with early learning experts. It provides clear daily plans so you can focus your time in the classroom on forming connections with the children-and spend your time outside of school focused on yourself.

Classrooms come fully stocked with everything you need, and our supportive Leadership Team works every day to create a safe, healthy environment and a culture where all children and team members can thrive.

And if that's not enough, just wait until you help a child learn something new and see their face light up with excitement.

Primary Responsibilities:

* Provide a safe, nurturing environment that is developmentally stimulating
* Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis.
* Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
* Spend your days building genuine relationships with each child.
* Help children learn about language and literacy, science, life skills, and more.
* Maintain a well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence.
* Discover what works best for each child as you teach them about the world around them.


* Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
* Observes all rules and regulations at Primrose School of Thornton and the local, state, or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety, and care of children.
* Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and programming.
* Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore, and make decisions with confidence.
* Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
* Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Primrose School of Thornton Employee Handbook.
* Assists in other capacities that Director, or designee, determines is necessary.

Desired Skills And Experience:

* ECT/Lead Teacher Qualified
* Must meet basic requirements of local childcare regulatory agency.
* Previous experience in a licensed early childhood program preferred.
* Knowledge of the social, emotional, and creative needs of young children
* Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations. For Infant and Young Toddler teachers, must be able to properly lift infants into and out of a crib


* We provide consistent support, coaching, and development of our teachers
* We provide consistent schedules
* We provide personal and professional growth with tuition financial assistance
* We provide a wellness coach that offers life vitality best practices
* We provide our people with the opportunity for affordable self-care with health, dental, vision, life, and supplemental insurances
* We invest in our people's financial future with 401K matching up to 3%
* We support our people with paid professional training 4 times a year, paid holidays and paid personal time off

Each Primrose school is a privately owned and operated franchise, and the respective Franchise Owner is the employer at each school. Franchise Owners set their own wage and benefit programs, which vary among Franchise Owners. Primrose Schools and its Franchise Owners are equal opportunity employers. Positions and position titles vary by school.

Compensation: $16.00 - $18.15 per hour

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