Assistant Teacher
Little People's Learning Center

Little People's Learning Center

Teach Yellowstone National Park's youngest (human) residents!

Mammoth Hot Springs, surrounded by the beauty and wonder of Yellowstone!

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming
$12.00 / hour
No experience required
Start Date:
Job starts in 3 months (Mar 01, 2020)

START DATE:  March 2020   

WORK SCHEDULE: 32 - 40 hours a week


To assist in providing the best care in all areas of child development for children in Little People's Learning Center, including providing a nurturing environment, stimulating physical, emotional, intellectual and social growth, and helping children to explore their interests, develop independence, build self-esteem and learn how to get along with others. Will work primarily with Mini Rangers (under 18 months), but teach other classrooms as needed. 


  • Assist with developing and implementing age-appropriate curriculum, and provide for a clean, comfortable, happy and healthy learning environment

  • Effectively supervise and interact with children throughout the day to ensure safety and security

  • Have and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of all childcare and Center policies, procedures, as well as regulatory and licensing requirements

  • Work effectively with other staff in a team setting, and attend monthly staff meetings

  • Attend to cleaning duties and general set-up and clearing of supplies and equipment both inside the Center and outdoors

  • Assist with diapers and help encourage toilet training

  • Communicate with parents about children’s daily and long-term needs and developmental milestones

  • Undertake specific training as required by the Center and the State, including maintaining a current CPR and First Aid certification


  • Ability to pass a TB risk assessment, a background check, and central registry checks

  • At least 18 years old

  • Ability to lift and transport children up to the age of 5

  • A strong work ethic and team mentality


  • Previous experience supervising children and/or infants

  • Demonstrated ability to handle loud and/or high-stress situations calmly


  • Paid sick leave (as accrued) and paid vacation (can be taken after 6 months)

  • Compensation for 16 training hours and $150 in mileage and registration for employee training per year

  • Health Care Benefits (can be accessed after 6 months)

How to Apply


Please submit a cover letter, resume and 3 references to Emma Ewert at by December 1st, 2019. Applications will be reviewed after the deadline and prospective employees will be contacted for interviews around the beginning of December. 

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