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Early Childhood Educators – Preschool, Community Support, and Toddler


Aspen Center for Child Development

501 5th Avenue
Longmont, CO 80501

Start Date: June 1, 2023

Description, Responsibilities, & Duties

Multiple classroom teaching opportunities:

• Collaborate with co-teacher on a daily basis to bring authentic
learning experiences to children
• Be a peer model for best practice in early childhood education
• Partner with children and guide their learning experiences
• Plan, document, and make learning visible
• Build relationships with families to foster a strong home-school
• Collect objective observations to use with the Teaching Strategies
Gold software for authentic assessment of children’s learning
• Facilitate parent-teacher dialogues twice a year
• Keep appropriate records related to children
• Opportunities for mentoring university students during their
fieldwork experience

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

• Must meet Colorado\’s Early Childhood Teacher (ECT) or Assistant
Early Childhood Teacher (AECT) qualifications
• Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education, Human
Development, or related field (preferred) or CDA or ECE
• Group leader qualified
• Classroom teaching experience in a constructivist learning
• General knowledge of the State of Colorado Child Care Licensing
rules and regulations and county health department guidelines.
• CPR/First Aid Certification (preferred)

Salary & Benefits

Salary TBD by education and experience, starting at $20.00 an hour
Full benefits include: health, dental, vision, life insurance
Employer contributions to retirement
Employee Assistance Program
Sick time off
Paid time off
Federal holidays off
Professional Development Days off

Application Procedures

Please send resume and cover letter to school director, Elizabeth Fannon

Program Description

The Aspen Center is a Reggio inspired, non-profit early care and education setting in Longmont, Colorado working with a diverse population of children and families.

We believe all children have the right to an engaging space that honors their capabilities and creativity. Focusing on developmentally appropriate and creative experiences, teachers serve as guides in the classroom, planning learning opportunities based on children\’s interests. By using children\’s strengths and interests as inspiration for exploration, discovery, and problem-solving, curricular experiences are meaningful and individualized.

Contact Info

Elizabeth Fannon

Your support will help us advance the quality of every child's one childhood.

Together, we are empowering exceptional education.