Preschool Substitute Teachers Needed

American Academy (AA) has openings for substitute preschool teachers in our KindiePrep program at our Parker campus.


General Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to the mission and philosophy of American Academy with enthusiasm, commitment, and integrity.
  • Teach American Academy's curriculum with fidelity.
  • Uphold and model American Academy’s Core Virtues.
  • Adhere to the Rules and Regulations set by the Department of Human Services, Child Care Licensing Division.
  • Maintain and respect confidential information.
  • Maintain a disciplined and controlled classroom that fosters a safe and positive environment for all students and staff in accordance with school policies.
  • Ensure the health, welfare, and safety of all students.
  • Take all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials, and facility.


Specific Duties:

  • Reports to KindiePrep office upon arrival at school.
  • Report all student injuries, accidents, illnesses, and discipline problems to the appropriate authority immediately or as soon as is reasonably possible.
  • Implement lesson plans, according to the teacher’s directions, and in a manner which motivates students to learn and participate.
  • Dismiss all students from the classroom before leaving the building.
  • Complete a summary report for the regular classroom teacher of daily activities/events.
  • Return instructional materials, equipment, and keys to proper place.
  • Determine if his/her services will be required for the next school day.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by KindiePrep Director and/or substitute coordinator in accordance with school policies and practices.


  • Knowledge of Department of Human Services Child Care Licensing Rules and Regulations.
  • Must be preschool teacher qualified according to guidelines set by Colorado Department of Human Services Child Care Licensing Rules and Regulations
  • Must be able to attend school’s substitute orientation session
  • Fingerprints/background check (must be cleared before hiring)
  • Minimum of four references

Required Experience:

  • AA or Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education or Child Development
  • Degree in an unrelated filed with two (2) ECE classes, one being ECE 101, and 2 years of verifiable hours working with children between the ages of 3-5 in a child setting.
  • Teaching license preferred

    To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to American Academy.

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