Teacher Assistant (Early Childhood Education)

1797 Kendall St, Lakewood, CO 80214, USA Req #1140
Friday, September 2, 2022
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:

  • Health insurance coverage on the first day of employment: full-time employees contribute only 1% of their earnings for their own 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;
  • Dental, vision, and flexible spending/dependent care/public transit accounts;
  • Free basic life insurance and long-term disability coverage;
  • Dollar-for-dollar retirement plan matching contributions up to 5% of earnings;
  • Extensive paid time-off, including 8 holidays, 12 days of sick leave, and three weeks of vacation for new full-time employees in their first full year.


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. Maintains current and complete COVID19 vaccination(s), as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities.
  4. 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.

Other details

  • Job Family Social Services
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $16.66
  • Max Hiring Rate $19.16
Location on Google Maps
  • 1797 Kendall St, Lakewood, CO 80214, USA