Preschool Assistant Director (Early Childhood) $1000 Hiring Bonus

    • Job Tracking ID: 513080-826447
    • Job Location: Centennial, Lone Tree, CO
    • Job Type: Part-Time
    • Date Updated: July 27, 2022
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About this Opportunity!

Preschool Assistant Director (Licensed) Part-Time

$20.00 - $24.84 per hour + $1,000 Hiring Bonus

Are you a hard-working, dedicated childcare professional who has a love for children? Are you looking for a career where you can make a difference in a child’s life? This is the job for you! The Preschool Assistant Director is responsible for coordinating the daily operation of early childhood education/preschool programs and enforcing regulations. This position will implement and maintain an appropriate, safe, recreational, learning environment for children. The Preschool Assistant Director will be responsible for program lesson planning as well as, working in conjunction with the Family Services Coordinator to provide supervision and training for part-time staff. This position requires working with children and parents on a daily basis and providing quality customer service.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • Ability to work a M-F, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm schedule (Modified summer schedule).
  • Possess a professional and welcoming demeanor.
  • Administer Medication certification preferred.
  • Will be able to communicate effectively with children, parents, and staff.
  • Must have ability to visually and audibly supervise children in a variety of situations.
  • Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Early Childhood Professional Credential 3.0 Level 2 and provide all documentation as required by the State of Colorado's Department of Human Services upon hire. Level 3 is preferred.
  • Two (2) years of early childhood teaching experience in a classroom.
  • Current certifications in CPR, First Aid, and Universal Precautions or the ability to obtain such certifications upon hire. 
  • Satisfactory criminal background check including Colorado Bureau of Investigations and TRAILS/Central Registry criminal record review as required by the Colorado Department of Social Services within five (5) working days of employment.
  • Provide all documentation as required by the State of Colorado Child Care Licensing Division upon hire.

The job description above covers the main duties of this position. Please note, as a team member, there may be additional responsibilities that are required to meet ongoing needs of the department.

Employee Benefits & Perks at South Suburban

  • FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
  • Discounts on recreation classes and golf (applicable to employees working 14+ hours/week)
  • Paid sick leave
  • Opportunities for training and promotion from within
  • Flexible schedules
  • To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit package, please visit

About Us

Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational services and programs.

We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.