366 E. Brundage Street
Sheridan, WY 82801

PO Box 6351
Sheridan, WY 82801

First Light Early Education Center


If you're passionate about giving children a great start in life and want to help create positive outcomes for them, we invite you to explore career opportunities with us. Our team and program strive to be among the best in the industry.

First Light Early Education Center is excited to grow our team.  If you are motivated and driven to make a difference in the life of a child and families in our community, we are accepting applications for the following positions:

Full-Time and Part-Time Teach Assistants - helping to implement classroom management, lesson planning, cleanliness, and daily duties to assist the teacher. Full time and part time positions are available

Toddler Teacher - One year commitment, full-time, year round position leading a classroom and assistant(s). The teacher will exemplify First Light's values, professionalism, implementing the daily routine, lesson plans, small group activities, and modeling problem-solving steps to nurture the love of learning in each child

Infant/Toddler Caregiver - to help infant/toddlers thrive, physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Click here for more information.

Custodian Deep Cleaner/Weekly Sub Cleaner - deep clean one weekend day approximately 5 hours and sub as needed when available. Click here for more information.

College Lab Students, Student Teachers, and High School Pace / Work Study - Students interested in pursuing early education as a degree are also eligible for grants to cover tuition through the workforce grant and paid work time will also count toward classroom lab time through the college for practicum hours

First Light has a team of college students whose schedules change each semester, therefore, we are typically hiring Aug/Sept, Dec/Jan and May/June and accept applications year round to not miss potential candidates that seek to provide excellent care and love to our little ones.

First Light provides the following benefits to employees (some benefits are restricted to those working 25+ hours in consistent year round roles as well as leadership/teacher roles)

  • First Light Meals (breakfast, lunch, snack x2)
  • Pre-Tax Aflac Medical 
  • First Light Attire (logo shirts, logo tshirts, fun event day shirts, aprons, badges)
  • Vacation (following 1 year anniversary pro-rated to hours worked)
  • Monthly staff meeting/training (meal provided)
  • Coaching/Mentoring to help you succeed in your role (Hands-on, weekly team plans, individual goal development, professional development resources, observation/feedback, weekly teacher meetings)
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Built in refreshment/recharge days center is closed so staff that don't have PTO and the team can plan family events (July & Dec)
  • Break room with goodies/water and resources for professional development
  • Teachers Paid Planning time

If interested in taking the next step to join our First Light team, please complete the following steps:

1.  Download and complete First Light’s application
2.  Drop off the completed application in person at 366 E. Brundage St., (across from the M&M Center)

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