Work At Rise

Lead Teacher
(No current openings)

Overview:

Lead Teachers are responsible for developing and implementing lesson plans that create a stimulating, safe, and developmentally appropriate educational environment where children, ages 12 months to 5 years, with and without disabilities, have the opportunity to flourish in all domains of development. The Lead Teacher leads and supervises classroom two Teaching Assistants. 

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Special Education, or enrollment in a Master’s program, and/or prior experience at another Rise School.

Compensation:

$40,000+, depending on education and experience, and optional health, vision, and dental insurance.

Cover letters and resumes should be sent to Assistant Director, Megan Cartwright, at ad@risedenver.org. 

Open Position — Teaching Assistant (to start August 12, 2019)

Overview:

A Teaching Assistant reports directly to the Lead Teacher and is responsible for supporting the Lead Teacher and Therapists in all areas of the classroom.

Teaching Assistants create a stimulating, safe, and developmentally appropriate educational environment where children, ages 12 months to 5 years, with and without disabilities, have the opportunity to flourish in all domains of development.

Hours:

7:45am-3pm, with shared after-school care shift responsibilities. 

Compensation:

$14+/hour, depending on education/experience, paid breaks, optional health, vision, and dental insurance.

 

Open Position — Substitutes and After-School Teaching Assistants

Overview:

Substitutes and after-school care assistant support the teaching teams in creating a stimulating, safe, and developmentally appropriate educational environment where children, ages 12 months to 5 years, with and without disabilities, have the opportunity to flourish in all domains of development. After-school care hours: 2:15-5:30pm. 

Qualifications:

First Aid, CPR and Universal Precautions training completed, or willing to be completed ASAPRequired: High School or GED completionPreferred: Bachelor’s degree and experience working with individuals with developmental delaysPreferred: 6 Early Childhood Education credits from an accredited college or university (or willingness to take credits), plus 2 years of experience.

Compensation:

$14+/hour, depending on education/experience. Not eligible for benefits. We maintain staff/student ratios of 1:5 or lower in the after-school care program. The successful candidate may obtain additional hours serving as a substitute teacher during the regular school day hours (8am-2:30pm.)