Colorado Nonprofit Association

Early Childhood Teacher

Warren Village Learning Center serves children ages 6 weeks to 10 years old in a comprehensive, high quality early learning environment.  The Learning Center is a Colorado Shines 4 Star recognized Center.  Our teaching teams are dedicated to providing a supportive and nurturing learning environment that helps foster the development of the whole child.  Warren Village places a strong emphasis on teacher training and application of Conscious Discipline®, an innovative social-emotional learning and classroom management program designed to give teachers the discipline skills they need to address the emotional and behavioral issues of children. 

Warren Village recognizes that our backgrounds are broad and our talents are many, from different lived experiences.  We value and leverage our differences to encompass and reflect the communities we serve.  We align our policies, practices and resources so that people of all races, cultures, identities and socioeconomic status may feel valued and respected. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: 

Other duties as assigned.

Competencies and Traits:

Minimum Qualifications: 

ECT qualified 

Associate’s degree or equivalent credits in ECE, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Child Development or Child Psychology 

One or more years of experience working with children. 

Experience with the Teaching Strategies Gold assessment system, the Creative Curriculum, and familiarity with the Conscious Discipline Model, preferred. 

Preferred or related Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in ECE or related field

2 or more years of classroom experience in specific age classroom 

Bilingual and/or experience with culturally diverse people a plus. 

Additional eligibility requirements (Certifications, Licenses, etc.):

TB test clearance 

First Aid certification 

Work Environment: 

The working environment is typically that of a classroom using a computer, chalkboard, desk and other educational tools, year-round. The ECE Teacher may be exposed to sick or sometimes contagious/ill children and must therefore be conscious of ensuring the health and safety of the kids, their parents, school personnel and themselves. The childcare facility is licensed for 111 children.  This position frequently communicates with staff and children.  Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.  Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. 

Physical Demands: 

The person in this position needs to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds.  Frequently bending, standing, crouching.  Activities are completed within the building and outdoors. 

Travel Required:   x  No o  Yes (limited, largely to the Denver Metro Area)