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Employment Opportunities

Are you interested in a career in the early childhood field? If you would like to make a difference in a young child’s life, Gold Creek Child Development Center is currently seeking to fill the following positions. There is room for growth in these positions, and we will help pay training and education costs. 


If you are interested in the positions below, please submit your resume, a completed Employee Application (linked), including three references by email to


Currently Seeking:

*Infant, Toddler and Preschool/PreK Assistant Teachers*

Wage & Benefits

  • Wage is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Starting at $21 - $28/hr

  • Potential for annual bonuses

  • Paid Federal Holidays

  • Annual and Sick Leave Accrual

  • Health Insurance Assistance

  • 401(k) Plan with Employer Match (New!)

  • Childcare Discount

  • Access to on-site fitness center

  • Paid Training and Developmental Opportunities

  • Gym Membership to the Federal Building Gym

Assistant Teacher 
All Classrooms 

Job Responsibilities

  • Arrive on time and greet children and parents upon arrival.

  • Contribute to a happy, clean and relaxed atmosphere while maintaining classroom routines.

  • Be familiar with and comply with NAEYC Accreditation Standards. Demonstrate an understanding of child development principles.

  • Be alert to the need to smooth transitions.

  • Supervise bathroom routine. Change children and/or support potty training as needed in a pleasant manner.

  • Use positive approach to discipline consistent with Center policy.

  • Assist in preparing and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum (social studies, science, math & logical thinking, nutrition & health, music and other arts) through the selection of theme topics, the use of interest centers and planned activities.

  • Support all Center policies. 

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • Perform such other duties at the Center as assigned by Director, Assistant Director, or Lead Teacher.



  • Have completed high school or GED

  • Meet the minimum requirements set by the State of Alaska for individuals providing care.

  • Have first aid and CPR certification, and Alaska Food Handler Permit; or complete upon hire.

  • Willingness to complete further training.

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