Job Details

This ad is expired.
Metropolitan State University of Denver
  • Position Number: 4758735
  • Location: Denver, CO
  • Position Type: Education - Teacher Education - Early Childhood

Early Family Literacy Assistant Substitute Preschool Teacher

Metropolitan State University of Denver

Family Literacy Program

Salary For Announcement

The Hourly Rate for this temporary position is $20.00 per hour.

This position is a Temporary position that is not benefits-eligible.

Position Summary

It is the responsibility of the Early Childhood Assistant Teacher/Substitute teacher to ensure an preschool program of the highest quality for both children and their parents. This will be demonstrated by following the standards set forth by MSU Denver Early Family Literacy program.



Essential Job Duties That Must Be Safely Performed with or Without Reasonable Accommodation:
  • Assist in the day-to-day operations of an assigned EFL program site.
  • Provide the necessary support to the lead teacher, families and students.
  • Ensure that assigned work areas remain clean, safe and well organized.
  • Assist in the development/implementation of a quality early family literacy program.
  • Maintain open communication with management and parents, participate in PACT.
  • Support the staff in family communication, interaction, and relationship building with each student.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of lesson plans.
  • Maintain complete confidentiality of all information obtained on the children in the EFL program and all personnel information.
  • Participate in early childhood educational training and workshops to meet the state requirement of 15 hours per year.
  • Follow all policies in the parent handbook.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications
  • The position requires sitting, standing, walking, bending, pushing, and pulling.
  • The position requires frequent contact with staff members, families, facility staff, and the general public- an essential part of our program.
  • Must be required and able to provide positive communication and abide by our program's ECE philosophy when interacting with students and parents.
  • The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 30 pounds safely- with or without accommodation.
  • Employee must represent MSU Denver in a professional manner, projecting a positive and encouraging attitude.

Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet all required qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Must be able to provide verbal/visual presentations/lessons to students.
  • Ability to work independently and together in a teaching team.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral).
  • Experience working with children ages 1-5 years old.
  • Proven ability to relate effectively with coworkers, employees, parents, and children of varying ages.
  • Must be able to lift and move tables, chairs, and large equipment (toys) up to 50 pounds.

Instructions to Apply

For full consideration, please submit the following documents:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing relevant job experiences as they relate to listed job qualifications and interest in the position

If you are an Internal applicant, please apply via the Career tab within the WorkDay Menu

Important Note: Successful applicants will ensure their resumes clearly demonstrate that their work experience describes how they meet ALL required qualifications.

This position is a Temporary position that is not benefits-eligible.

Closing Date

Posting Representative
Darrick Conroy

Posting Representative Email


MSU Denver is pleased to offer our current and potential employees a wide array of benefit options. To learn more, please visit the following link:

Employee Benefits Offerings

Diversity Statement

Metropolitan State University of Denver is a unique, access-oriented campus community that values diversity, equity, and inclusion in all its forms. Our student population consists of nearly 58% first generation students and over 50% students of color. We are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution located in downtown Denver.

We create an equitable learning and working environment in concert with individuals who consistently demonstrate commitment to equity and inclusion. We greatly value the diverse identities and perspectives of our students, faculty, and staff and recognize that in order to achieve a just and equitable society, diversity must go beyond simple representation. It requires critical inquiry and dialogue and a commitment to action. We strive to provide a culture of belonging for all community members to achieve personal and professional success.

To apply, please visit:

Copyright 2022 Inc. All rights reserved.

Posted by the FREE value-added recruitment advertising agency