Preschool/Pre-K Assistant Teacher

Location US-KS-
ID 2023-1956
Children's Services
Benefits Category
Part Time - No Benefits
Organizational Unit
Park & Recreation


Make a positive impact on the community by joining the Johnson County Park and Recreation District team and help us enhance the lives of thousands through excellence in parks, recreation, culture, education, and public service. As a JCPRD employee, you'll be part of a locally, regionally, and nationally acclaimed organization that annually hosts nearly 7 million park visitors and engages nearly 3 million participants in 4,000+ programs. With excellent benefits, retirement plans, employee incentives, and a great organizational culture, JCPRD is building a thriving park and recreation system that inspires play, culture, and education, supporting healthy and fulfilling lives for all. Come work where you play!


Job Description

  • Preschool/Pre-K Assistant Teachers are responsible for direct interaction with the children in games, activities and free play, along with ensuring the general health, welfare and well-being of each child. Be active participants with the children enrolled, and effective communicators with parents, children, supervisors and co-workers.
  • As well as accepting supervision from the Program Director, must exhibit initiative by demonstrating leadership without being prompted by other staff.
  •  Additional duties are assigned by the Program Director.
  • Hours: 15- 30 hours per week and shifts are flexible between 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
  • Salary:  $14.00 per hour.

Locations:  Roeland Park Community Center, various schools in the Shawnee Mission School District, Mill Creek Activity Center Natureplay and Meadowbrook Park Natureplay.


Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.  Scheduling and shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum age of 16, some experience with children preferred.
  • Must meet criteria stated by Kansas Department of Health and Environment.

JCPRD requires reference/background screening for all positions.  Specified criteria may vary by Department.


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