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Assistant Early Childhood Teacher

Boise State University
Boise, ID Full time
Posted on March 28, 2018

Assistant Early Childhood Teacher

Boise State University


About Us

Boise State University, powered by creativity and innovation, stands uniquely positioned in the Northwest as a metropolitan research university of distinction.


Position Overview

Assistant Teachers are responsible for supporting the emotional and educational needs of all young children, Ages 8 weeks to five years old. They must assist Lead Teachers with intentionally preparing and maintaining an enriched learning environment for individual children based on developmentally appropriate program guidelines according to NAEYC Accreditation Standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Assistant Teacher helps the Lead Teacher assess the needs of each child in their classroom, and then uses this assessment data to differentiate and individualize instruction to support each child’s developing skills and knowledge. Assistant Teachers are held accountable for nurturing all children, responding to their interests and needs, and making learning meaningful based on their curiosity and concrete methods. Assistant Teachers assist the Lead Teacher in implementing the curriculum, developing ongoing positive partnerships with parents and providing responsive, respectful care for individual needs of children; supervising and evaluating all classroom staff, volunteers, & practicum students in the Lead Teachers absence; maintaining a safe and sanitary environment; performing related work in collaboration with other team teachers.


Minimum Qualification (Including Certificates and Licenses)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or related field or equivalent experience OR CDA or Associates degree in Early Childhood or related field plus two years of similar experience with young children in group care settings.
  • Currently have or must be willing to obtain Boise City Childcare license and pediatric CPR & First Aid Certification. Must keep current yearly.
  • Maintain membership in Idaho Stars and continuing education.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or related field.


Salary: $11.25 per hour plus an excellent benefits package 


The Center is open 7:00am - 5:30pm Monday-Friday, must be available for flexible shifts.  


Application instructions:  Please upload a cover letter and resume indicating your interest and qualifications for the position along with your application. 


The deadline for applications is April 9, 2018.



Boise State University is committed to offering a benefits package that provides health and financial protection plans as well as resources to promote health and well-being. Our program provides flexibility so you can choose the benefits that are right for you and your family.