Job: Assistant Early Childhood Teacher

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Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

Do you love working with children?
We are looking for a fun, energetic ,loving individual to join our teaching team.

The City of Aurora is looking for Assistant Early Childhood Teacher to work for the Recreation Division of the Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department.

City of Aurora, Colorado
It is an exciting time to work for the City of Aurora, we're growing and looking for dedicated and collaborative individuals to join our team of talented and valued employees. Excellent organizations have a set of principles, or core values, that are used to implement their mission and vision. Those values represent the touchstone for the organization, guiding the decisions of the individuals and the organization. At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our excellence by modeling the CORE 4 Values of:  IntegrityRespect, Professionalism, and Customer Service, and we welcome all who share these values to apply.

Why Work for Aurora?

  • Make a difference in the lives of real people every day
  • Diverse community
  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Well-Funded General Employees Retirement Plan
  • Light rail station minutes away
  • On-site fitness center and overall employee well-being programs
  • Internal educational programs to assist with career advancement
  • Access to innovation work spaces
All applicants must be 18 years or older to apply.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Duties Listed below are to Assist the Early Childhood Teacher by:

  • Planning and preparing class outlines and supply lists
  • Lead class activities
  • Maintain confidential records of students' personal information and progress reports
  • Record daily attendance
  • Monitor monthly enrollments
  • Provide safe classroom environment
  • Maintain class discipline according to policies and safety codes
  • Communicate with parents
  • Recruit parent helpers
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences as needed
  • Recruit guest speakers
  • Set up/ tear down classroom as needed; minor cleaning
  • Inspect equipment for safety
  • May include cash handling
  • Attend meetings and workshops
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications


  • High School Diploma/GED

Working Conditions

Physical Demands:
  • Moderate physical work; may require ability to lift up to 50 pounds with or without assistance
  • Some lifting and carrying objects; may require regular standing and walking
  • May require bending, stooping, pushing, pulling and climbing.
  • May require vision to read reports and other written materials, frequent speech communication and hearing to maintain communication with participants, parents and co-workers.
Work Environment:
  • Works in clean comfortable environment; requires some outdoor work with exposure to dust and noise.
For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.

Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.
Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.


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