SEPTEMBER 19, 2018: DENVER, CO: Lowry Early Learning Center part of the Mile High Early Learning centers in the Denver metro area on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. (Photo by Cyrus McCrimmon for Mile High Early Learning)

Cultivate each child’s unique potential!

Working at Mile High Early Learning gives you the opportunity to contribute to the future of Denver’s children. We look for kind, caring and compassionate educators to join our organization in a variety of positions.

How to apply:

Go to our JOB OPPORTUNITIES page for an up to date list of open positions and a link to the application online.
Submit a cover letter, resume, transcripts, and salary requirements to MHEL Human Resources Please note: type the title of the position for which you are applying in the SUBJECT LINE of your email.

No phone calls please.

Currently we are accepting applications for the following:

Teachers, Teacher Assistants, and Staff Aides to work with Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers as well as On-Call Substitutes.

Benefits for full time employment include:
  • Continuing Educational and Professional Development Opportunities
  • Competitive Pay
  • 4 Weeks of Paid Time Off
  • Medical/Dental Benefits
  • Child care discount for employees
  • 401k with employer match
  • Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long Term Disability Insurance

Position Summaries:


Plan, create and deliver an early childhood education program inspired by the Montessori philosophy. Individualize instruction for children’s cognitive, language, motor, social, and emotional development. Partner with parents as their child’s first teacher. Use data-informed practices to ensure children achieve their potential.

Teacher Assistants:

Support teacher with providing Montessori-inspired classroom instruction focusing on supporting children’s growth and development. Assist with creating an engaging, positive, and healthy learning environment.

On-call Substitutes

Assist with delivering a developmentally appropriate early care and education program in infant, toddler, and preschool classrooms.

Minimum qualifications required

Preschool Teacher:

Associates or bachelor’s degree in ECE or AA/BA in any field plus 5 ECE classes (101, 102, 103, 220, and 238)

Infant Teacher / Toddler Teacher:

CDA or equivalent (equivalent = 3 ECE classes including 111 and 112 plus one more)
Center Director Certificate (including ECE 111)

Teacher Assistant:

CDA or equivalent (equivalent = 3 ECE classes including 101, 103, 238)

Staff Aide:

High School or GED. Experience working with young children preferred.

On-Call Substitute Teacher:

Qualified as an Early Childhood Teacher (completed 101 or 103 and another ECE class) preferred.

Bilingual a Plus!


We will only be able to consider candidates with the minimum qualifications for a position.  We regularly post our open positions on Indeed and Colorado Non-Profit Association.

Mile High Early Learning is a drug-free work place and EOE. We perform pre-employment drug screenings and background checks.