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The Beehive - Assistant Teacher

Guild Education

Guild Education

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Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023

At Guild, we believe talent is everywhere and that opportunity should be too. We continue to have our home and headquarters in Denver, but we have embraced a distributed model of working to reach the best talent in the United States. While some roles may require proximity to our Denver office, roles based outside of our Denver office can sit in any of the following 30 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI and Washington D.C. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.


At Guild, we uphold our Core Values in everything we do. Our team emphasizes our Core Values in the following ways:
  • Nurture A Learner’s Mindset - using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and development areas
  • Build Shared Success - building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Be an Owner - holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Create Belonging - recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to our company

Roles for The Beehive are all onsite in Denver. The Beehive is an Early Childhood Education Center for children of Guild Education Denver employees, located adjacent to our Denver offices.

About The Beehive

The Beehive is a new onsite Early Childhood Education Center that fosters a love of learning, curiosity and a sense of community in the heart of downtown Denver. This is an opportunity to be a part of our inaugural staff in a light filled beautifully designed space with a focus on play-based education year round for infants through pre-k students. The Beehive is a unique work opportunity offering rich professional learning with a diverse group of curious and creative colleagues and a chance to make a difference.

The students of The Beehive are all children of Guild Education Denver employees. We intend for our program to meet not just the bar for licensing, but to exceed higher-quality standards and practices in facility design, teacher ratios, and operations. The Beehive is located in the Republic Plaza’s annex building, adjacent to Guild’s office spaces.

There are many elements of our approach that we will look to our inaugural early childhood team to co-define with us.

As an Assistant Teacher you will:

  • Join an onsite team in Denver, CO committed to building a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment that you’d support every day.
  • Encourage and foster an inviting, warm and nurturing learning environment.
  • Support lead teachers in implementing a play-based general educational curriculum with developmentally appropriate practices to address physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of children.
  • Collaborate with lead teachers to develop positive learning experiences
  • Prepare materials for lessons, demonstrations, and bulletin boards
  • Use brightwheel classroom software to supervise daily student activities and progress and share with families.
  • Attend staff meetings, professional development, and training sessions
  • Ensure child safety in the classroom, playground and in common areas.

Ideal candidate will have:

  • A passion for individual children’s development as they learn and grow
  • Passion to work with a team of teachers and support staff to enable a high-quality child and family experience every day
  • Energy and creativity to be part of the inaugural team of an exciting start-up.
  • Flexibility and patience to work in a fast-paced, fun, and collaborative new environment
  • Nurturing and caring approach to children
  • Strong time management and ability to stoop and bend to interact on a child’s level, and stand up to 95% of the day
  • High school diploma, some college level courses in Early Childhood Education
  • Certification in child first aid and CPR (Guild will train employees if you are not already certified)
  • 16 hours of training from Colorado Shines PDIS

Required Proficiencies

  • Ability to work onsite in Denver, Colorado
  • 1 or more years of experience working with children
  • Must pass background check before starting employment
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Flexible availability 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m. Monday-Friday

Physical Requirements

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking throughout the classroom.
  • Must be able to sit and stand on the floor throughout the day, and bend, kneel, or squat to be at eye level with children.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. approximately 100 times per day/shift.
  • Consistent with its duty to provide and maintain a safe and healthy workplace, The Beehive has adopted a COVID-19 policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees, Beehive families, and visitors from the community. As a prospective and/or a new employee of The Beehive, you will be required to comply with our protocol. As a condition of your employment, you must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by your first day of work.

At The Beehive we care about our employees and their wellbeing which is why we offer a range of benefits to help support them and their families. Benefits are available to staff members who work 30+ hours/week. Additionally, we feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market driven, with an hourly rate of $19-$21 ​​as well as Guild company stock options. This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Additional benefits include:

  • Access to low cost, high quality health care options through Cigna and Kaiser (CA & CO) including $0 premium family plans and low copays across all of our plans
  • Access to a 401k to help save for your future
  • We offer education benefits and tuition assistance to help your future development and growth, Including student loan and tuition assistance programs.
  • Paid company holidays: New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President’s Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth (June 18th), 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, day after Thanksgiving, Christmas
  • 2 weeks of accrued vacation and 10 sick days throughout the year
  • Family friendly benefits including 14 weeks of parental leave, employer paid short term and long term disability, employer sponsored life insurance, and fertility care benefits.
  • Ability to enroll your age appropriate child in The Beehive, pending availability.
  • Well rounded wellness benefits including gym/fitness stipend, transportation and parking reimbursement, and access to free/low cost mental health resources and support services.
  • And more!


At Guild, we unlock the talent and economic potential of America’s workforce for employees and their companies. We partner with the nation’s largest employers—including Walmart, Chipotle, Discover, Hilton, Macy’s, Target, and The Walt Disney Company—to create cultures of opportunity that help them attract and retain top talent, while building the workforce of the future from within. By using our proprietary Career Opportunity Platform to develop education and learning programs that work in the real-world, thousands of employees at those companies have gained the skills, knowledge, and guidance they need to build a brighter future for themselves and their families—all without paying for tuition or career services on their own.

Guild is female-founded and a certified B Corp. The company has been named to the TIME100 Most Influential Companies of 2022 list, CNBC Disruptor50 list three years in a row, Inc. Best Led Companies list, Fast Co. World Changing Ideas list and the B Lab Best for the World list among many others.

Guild is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let your recruiter know. We currently offer the following benefits:

  • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options through Cigna and Kaiser (due to coverage limitations, Kaiser is currently only available in CA & CO)
  • Access to a 401k to help save for the future
  • Open vacation policy for employees to rest and recharge
  • 8 days of fully-paid sick leave, to take the time to heal and or recover
  • Family-friendly benefits, including 12 weeks of parental leave for non-birthing parents and 18-20 weeks for birthing parents; 4-week ramp-up period for when employees return from a leave of 6 weeks or more; as well as employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-sponsored life insurance, fertility and caregiving benefits.
  • Well-rounded wellness benefits including free and low cost mental health resources and financial wellbeing support services
  • Education benefits and tuition assistance to help your future development and growth


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