Puentes Spanish Preschool

Puentes Spanish Preschool


Congratulations to Puentes Spanish Preschool, which has been verified at Step 3 through the IdahoSTARS Steps To Quality program and is now a Star-Rated facility!

Steps To Quality measures the quality of care in child care settings throughout Idaho. You can learn more at https://bit.ly/2RoFCIe.
And, I wanted to share with you, that the flower fairies have been at Puentes Spanish Preschool lately :):):)
Your Halloween Costumes were amazing :) The bus is still all glittery!
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Puentes means Bridges in Spanish. Our goal is to bridge the cultural gaps in our community and we be Puentes means "Bridges" in Spanish.

Puentes Language Programs provides a fun, intensive language experience for introductory and intermediate level students. Taught entirely in the target language, we offer various classes that will immerse the learner in interesting and useful languages in the same way that they learned their native language. With age-appropriate interactive games, cultural activities, songs, crafts, food, conversa

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At Puentes Spanish Preschool our philosophy is that children learn best by doing. This means that all our activities are hands-on. We create a curriculum based on the various areas of learning and implement them in a wide variety of methods. Children are not taught a second language but rather they are immersed in Spanish language and culture and learn through activities and experiences guided by their teachers.

Spanish immersion preschool looking for bilingual (Spanish/English) teacher assistant to assist Preschool teachers with children ages 18 months to age 6.

Physical Demands:

Caring for children can be physically demanding. The Preschool Teacher Assistant may be lifting and carrying children and may spend time sitting on the floor or child-sized furniture. Cleaning and disinfecting is a job duty.

Minimum Requirements:

Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be Bilingual, Spanish/English
Preferred if you have current child care worker license with Boise City or must obtain prior to employment start date*
Preferred if you have have CPR/First Aid certification or must have in order to apply for license*
Prefer some experience working with children
Have High School Diploma or GED
*Employer will assist with the costs of license and CPR/First Aid training.

Wage:$13.50 plus $300/month bonus through June 2023 (Must enroll in Idaho Stars. Bonus starts after second month of employment)


Jardin de niños/Preescolar de immersion en español busca ayudante del maestro. Trabajaría con niños de las edades de 2 hasta 5 años, junto con el maestro. No hay requisito de educación ni de hablar inglés. El horario es lunes a viernes, 9:00am a 5:30pm. El pago es a $13.00 la hora. Dias festivos y vacaciones pagados. Hay bono de $300 por mes los primeros tres meses del inicio.

Comunique con la Sra Trudy. 208.371.6333. Hablo español.

Spanish Immersion Preschool is looking for a teacher's assistant. Fluent Spanish speakers only. Would work with children from the ages of 2 to 5 years, together with the teacher. There is no requirement for education or speaking English. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm. Pay is $ 13.00 an hour. Holidays and paid vacations. There is a bonus of $300 per month for the first three months of the start.

Contact Ms. Trudy. 208.371.6333

guardaria, preschool, daycare, jardin de niños


Jardin de niños/Preescolar de inmersion en español busca ayudante del maestro. Trabajaría con niños de las edades de 2 hasta 5 años, depende el grupo, junto con el maestro. No hay requisito de educación ni de hablar inglés. El horario es lunes a viernes, 9:00am a 5:30pm. También hay horario de medio tiempo. El pago es a $12.00 la hora, con aumento a $13.00 en enero. Dias festivos y vacaciones pagados. Hay bono de $300 por mes los primeros tres meses del inicio.

Comunique con la Sra Trudy. 208.371.6333

guardaria, pre-school, daycare, jardin de niños


We are searching for outstanding individuals with great skills. We are a long time established Spanish immersion preschool and daycare in Boise, Idaho and we are looking for the best Teachers in the area. It is very important for us to find individuals with great love for teaching small children. If you are interested in working for a great company that cares about their employees send us your resume and tell us why you are the best candidate.


Teach small group of children ages 2 - 5
Able to plan and implement lesson plans based on Creative Curriculum.
Be creative and enthusiastic about working with children.
Responsible and knowledgeable.
Must love children.
Must be able to communicate write and read in both languages English and Spanish.
Able to pass a criminal background check.
Must be able to obtain a Boise City child care license

Work experience:
1 year of similar experience preferred
Outstanding communication skills.

Degree in early childhood education or Elementary education or Bilingual Education or equivalent preferred

Bilingual English/Spanish. Fluency in Spanish is a requirement for this position.

Current Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification

Pediatric CPR AND First Aid OR City License costs may be reimbursed.

Salary DOE (Bachelor degree preferred or at minimum Associate degree in Early Childhood)

Position is full time within the operation of school hours from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour PLUS $300/month bonus through December 2021


Must be bilingual in English/Spanish. Work with children ages 18 months to 6 years old. Assist teacher in childcare setting.

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Puentes Spanish Preschool is currently proving care to Essential Worker families in our community. We are not open to the general public during this time of the Stay-At-Home order and current Boise City guidelines, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Take care and be well! Gracias!

Photos from Puentes Language Programs's post 04/14/2019

Please help support college bound Idaho Latino students by attending the Idaho Latino Scholarship Foundation Gala on April 13th.

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Join us for this special event at Terry Reilly's Boise Latah and Nampa 1st clinics where we will provide dental care for eligible children at NO COST to families. Services will be offered to children ages 0-18 who do not have dental insurance.

It is important to treat baby teeth early (ages 0 - 4)! Please share this information to any who could benefit!

Join us at either location - Boise Latah, February 8th, 2019 or Nampa, February 15th, 2019.

For appointments call (208) 336-8801 ext. 3404. Space is limited.

In partnership with Give Kids A Smile and Idaho State Dental Association.

December newsletter 12/01/2018

December newsletter

December newsletter We are pretty busy at the school with the children, therefore the main phone lines don't always get answered. Our office phone voice messages are reviewed in the afternoons. If you have an immediate need it is best to contact Trudy directly on her cell. You may also contact your child's teacher. Yo...


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Save money and support Whittier Elementary at the same time. When you order pizza from Papa John's in the Treasure Valley, Whittier will receive 20% of the sales. The proceeds will go towards Whittier's soccer program and MOSS. We appreciate your support of our students and community!

Familias y amigos de Whittier:

Ahorre dinero y respalde a la Escuela Whittier al mismo tiempo. Cuando pides pizza de Papa John's en Treasure Valley, Whittier recibirá el 20% de las ventas. Las ganancias irán hacia el programa de fútbol de Whittier y MOSS. ¡Apreciamos su apoyo de nuestros estudiantes y comunidad!

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1605 S Phillippi Street
Boise, ID

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