Early Childhood Education Teacher

Sierra Nevada Corp.

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Sparks, NV

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Are you a teacher who is passionate about the development of children at an early age and loves creating a fun, safe and educational environment for them to thrive? We have the role for you! As an Early Childhood Education Teacher, you will collaborate with a passionate team to create a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment for infants and children. You will actively foster a fun and creative atmosphere and develop quality relationships with each child under your care, while leading activities to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth and ensure their security and well-being. You will also implement an explorative curriculum that includes active free play and provides a flexible yet predictable schedule during which children can learn and grow. Additionally, you will be responsible for ensuring that the facility and all equipment is clean, well-maintained, and safe, and that all children are supervised at all times.

As SNC's corporate team, we provide the company and its business areas with strategic direction and business support spanning executive management, finance and accounting, operations, human resources, legal, IT, information security, facilities, marketing, and communications. Learn more about SNC's Corporate team


  • Bachelor's degree in related field and typically 1-2 or more years of relevant experience

  • A higher level degree may substitute for experience

  • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Current TB test

  • Ability to obtain a Sheriff's Fingerprint Card, and attend 24 hours of continuing education courses in the area of Early Childhood Development per year

  • Proven communication, team building, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to demonstrate compassion, fairness, cultural awareness, flexibility, and respectfulness


  • Previous experience in child development and knowledge of early education theories and practices

Physical Job Requirements:

  • Frequently walk, sit, stand, climb stairs and steps

  • Frequently bending, stooping, kneeling as you interact with children at their physical level

  • Occasionally lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs


To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

SNC offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 401(k) with 150% match up to 8%, life insurance, 3 weeks paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more.

As COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities, we are taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 and associated variants pose in the workplace. SNC is committed to supporting our employees while ensuring we continue to meet essential national security needs of our country.

With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, SNC will continue to require COVID-19 vaccination status for all employees including new hires. In accordance with applicable requirements, all current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated may be required to adhere to enhanced onsite safety protocols including weekly COVID-19 testing, face coverings, and social distancing.

The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may later be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), our mission is to dream, innovate, inspire and empower the next generation to transform humanity through technology and imagination. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we welcome our employees to bring their whole selves to their work. SNC is committed to fostering an inclusive, accepting, and diverse environment free of discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. Contributions to SNC come in many shapes and styles, and we believe diversity in our workforce fosters new and greater ways to dream, innovate, and inspire.