The Sunshine House | Lead Teachers

The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy in Colorado Springs is looking for experienced and energetic lead teachers to join our fun and growing team! #GD

For ad and application to apply, click HERE.

Our lead teachers:

  • Use only positive early childhood guidance strategies to instruct children.
  • Implement The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy curriculum in a way that meets each child’s unique learning style.
  • Remain aware of all surroundings in and outside the daycare and report or correct unsafe conditions promptly.
  • Comply with state licensing and accreditation regulations for childcare centers.
  • Work with our team to achieve the childcare center’s goals.
  • Present a welcoming attitude towards prospective families who tour the day care center. Engage them in conversation about their child’s education, and the features and benefits of our early childhood programs.
  • Attend licensed day care teacher training, staff meetings, and other professional development initiatives as required.

Lead Teacher Requirements:

  • Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood preferred.
  • Colorado lead teacher credentials.
  • State criminal background check.
  • Must be able to adapt to continuously changing, fast-paced childcare center environment, and make the children’s needs their primary focus.
  • Must be able to fully engage in physical activity. Must be able to kneel, stoop, squat, and stand for a long time, and demonstrate and engage in activities like jumping, dancing, walking, and running.
  • The ability to lift up to 30 pounds is also required.
  • Work is primarily performed at the childcare center. Daily outdoor work is required but work is otherwise indoors. Work is sometimes performed off-site for field trips.
  • Must be able to see and hear well enough to monitor classrooms and playgrounds to keep children safe at all times.


At The Sunshine House, we ask a lot of our team members, which is why we give so much in return! You will receive a competitive salary, medical / dental / vision benefits, optional supplemental insurance plans, paid time off, and a friendly, fun environment with a casual dress code. Other benefits and employee perks include:

  • 401k retirement plan
  • Paid training and education assistance
  • Employee appreciation program
  • Verizon Wireless and other discounts
  • Complimentary life insurance for full-time employees
  • Free parking, and free meals with children
  • Much more…

Imagine coming to work each day knowing your actions will positively impact your community and the next generation! Apply today!

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