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Teacher Assistant (Early Childhood Education)

Colorado Coalition for the Homeless
dental insurance, sick time, retirement plan
United States, Colorado, Lakewood
April 26, 2024
Teacher Assistant (Early Childhood Education)
1797 Kendall St, Lakewood, CO 80214, USA
Req #1140
Tuesday, January 23, 2024

The mission of the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is to work collaboratively toward the prevention of homelessness and the creation of lasting solutions for homeless and at-risk families, children, and individuals throughout Colorado. The Coalition advocates for and provides a continuum of housing and a variety of services to improve the health, well-being, and stability of those it serves.

The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless seeks a Teacher Assistant (Early Childhood Education) to work as part of a team in the center to provide for the educational, physical, social and emotional needs of the children within a variety of classrooms. This position is located at 1797 Kendall St., Lakewood, Colorado 80214 and reports to the Director.

Coalition Benefits

In addition to the unique challenges and extraordinary rewards of our work, eligible Coalition employees enjoy a rich benefits package, including:

  • Choice of HMO or PPO health insurance coverage options: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own HMO health coverage and no more than 4% of their earnings for coverage of eligible dependents. We're proud to offer same-and opposite-sex domestic partner coverage.
  • Choice of dental insurance or discount plan.
  • Vision insurance.
  • Flexible spending accounts for health care / dependent care / parking expenses.
  • Free basic life and AD&D insurance coverage.
  • Employee Assistance Program, a problem-solving resource available to you and your household members.
  • Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings with 3-year vesting.
  • Extensive paid time-off, including 9 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first year.

The effective date for your benefits will be the first of the month following your date of hire.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Assist the classroom teacher in providing an environment which is both age and developmentally appropriate for the children in the classroom.
  2. Assists the classroom teacher in accessing children and entering data in the Teaching Strategies Gold data base.
  3. Performs other duties as assigned.

Employee must be able to perform essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to safety or health of self or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed above 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.

Qualifications Summary

  1. Must have minimum Early Childhood Teacher qualifications or be willing to obtain them.
  2. One year of experience working with children in a licensed childcare facility preferred.


The Colorado Coalition for the Homeless is committed to delivering services, making employment-related decisions, selecting volunteers, and selecting vendors without regard to age over 40, race, sex, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, medical condition related to pregnancy, military status, or any other applicable status protected by law.

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  • 1797 Kendall St, Lakewood, CO 80214, USA

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