366 E. Brundage Street
Sheridan, WY 82801

PO Box 6351
Sheridan, WY 82801

First Light Early Education Center


Come join the First Light Team
We are an Early Childhood Learning School. Our mission is big, but it is clear; to change the trajectory of the world, one child at a time. This takes passionate people, ready to roll up their sleeves. it takes driven educators who truly want to make a difference. It takes visionary leaders, dedicated to the long view. Come join the First Light team and let your light shine!

Community Enrichment Coordinator

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:

PreKinder Teacher & Summer Enrichment Teacher 
First Light is an Early Learning NAEYC accredited program seeking a part-time Teacher to lead PreK Kindergarten ready enrichment sessions on a part-time contractual basis. The role would have flexibility in being 2, 3, or 4, mornings a week (8:30-11:30) or possibly afternoon sessions (1-4) for ages 3-5. This role may be divided among more than one candidate if needed.

Summer sessions may be 4 weeks or all 12 weeks. School year sessions by semester or the full school year. Candidate must be dependable and joyful in bringing a love of hands on, play based learning to life with a focus on developing social/emotional PreK skills.

Candidate must be college educated with a bachelor degree in early childhood, elementary education with early education endorsement or related field. This may be a great opportunity for a stay at home mom/teacher who would like to teach on a limited basis and/or a teacher who would like a side hustle in the summer.

Please complete First Light's application available on our website or stop in to pick up an application and return with a cover letter for the role.

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 Employee Benefits (some benefits apply only to full time staff members)

  • First Light Meals offering Healthy, Organic, Non GMO meals and snacks provided for all staff while working
  • 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)
  • Professional Development monthly and ongoing continuing education opportunities.
  • 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
  • Refresh and recharge days offered throughout the year
  • Break room with goodies/water and resources for professional development
  • Teachers Paid Planning time
  • Inviting employee breakroom stocked with refreshments and snacks. A welcoming place for our staff to enjoy their break time
  • Vacation (following 1 year anniversary prorated to hours worked)
  • Paid Holidays
  • Christmas Bonus after 1st anniversary for Amin/Teachers
  • Paid National conferences/training for teachers

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).

First Light Early Education Center Notices

Early Childhood

Refer to the
Calendar for Breaks/Closures

3-5 Years

Enrichment 5-8

Kindergarten 5-8

After School
Reading & Math Enrichment 5-8

Accepting older
2's that are
potty trained