Colorado Nonprofit Association

Early Learning Center Preschool Teacher

Position Summary:

Are you looking for an opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of children and families? This is an exciting opportunity to be part of our inaugural staff in our brand-new, beautifully designed early learning center with a focus on year-round, play-based education for infants through Pre-K children. The Hope House Colorado (HHC) Early Learning Center (ELC) is for children of Hope House teen moms and staff. As an early learning teacher at the ELC, you will be creating a safe, fun and engaging environment where children can learn, grow and thrive. You will create and maintain relationships with children and families to foster trust and work with other amazing staff to make HHC Early Learning Center a great place to work, have fun and make a positive impact.

A preschool teacher is responsible for the supervision, responsive care, education and classroom management of a group of young children enrolled in the ELC. The teacher develops and maintains respectful and nurturing relationships and works collaboratively with parents, staff, and volunteers.[DS1] As a preschool teacher, you will work within a team to support children across all developmental domains by engaging in curriculum planning and implementation, and classroom management strategies, to meet each child’s individual needs. The preschool teacher is knowledgeable about Colorado Child Care Licensing and health and safety rules and regulations. This position is responsible for maintaining complete and timely records and for maintaining the classroom and building safety and appearance. Teachers are responsible for continuing to develop professional techniques and skills that promote quality early childhood education.

Looking to hire in July for an August 19th first day of school.

What you will be doing:

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Who we are:

Hope House Colorado is committed to empowering teen moms, changing the future for two generations! We are a future-thinking organization, with great benefits, striving to be experts in our field. We invest in each employee, providing opportunities to pursue individual passions, gifts and strengths. Our staff is a unified team, pursuing excellence in all we do. We serve with integrity, humility and respect for one another, in an environment that combines professionalism with fun, humor and even a little bit of silliness each day!

Hope House Colorado Early Learning Center Educational Philosophy:

In support of our mission and vision, the Hope House Colorado Early Learning Center believes all children are a gift from God and are created in His image. This belief is at the heart of our philosophy and desire to nurture the whole child in a play-based learning environment that is a fun, engaging, and nurturing place of belonging for children of Hope House teen moms and staff, ranging in ages from 6 weeks to 5 years old. We believe that learning is best supported when built on a strong social-emotional foundation in an environment where children feel seen, heard, loved, and valued and ultimately free to be who God created them to be. We believe in a family centered approach, working in partnership with families to help children build a strong, secure, social-emotional foundation allowing them to realize their full potential.

Salary Range:

$21.50-24.85/hour depending on education and experience

Hours:

This role is expected to work 40 hours/week on the HHC campus, except when offsite for HHC work-related purposes. The existing schedule is eight hours per day between 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Benefits:

HHC benefits are available to employees who consistently work a minimum of 24 hours a week. Benefits offered are subject to change at HHC’s sole discretion.

Job Application Deadline:

June 21, 2024