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To apply for this job, please contact Elyse Adlen at elyse_adlen@dpsk12.org.

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Emailelyse_adlen@dpsk12.org
Websitehttp://flocritco.org
PositionInfant and Toddler Teachers
OrganizationFlorence Crittenton Early Childhood Education Center
LocationDenver, CO 80223
Closing dateNovember 1, 2016
Salarydepends on experience
Application requirementsEmail resume to Eadlen@flocritco.org
Description & SkillsSupport teen mothers and their children! We are looking for both infant and toddler teachers in our Early Childhood Education Center.

Florence Crittenton Services is a nonprofit organization that educates, prepares and empowers teen mothers to be productive members of the community. Florence Crittenton Services uses proven, progressive approaches that address education, early childhood education and supportive services and encompass teen moms, dads and their children.

This position is responsible for providing warm and responsive care to infants, toddlers or preschoolers, implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum, activities and practices while maintaining a safe, clean and attractive environment based on ITERS/ECERS guidelines. As an excellent early childhood teacher, you will be modeling and instructing teen parents in appropriate care-giving behaviors.

QUALIFICATIONS
• Knowledge of early childhood education and child development principles and practices.
• Strong interpersonal, collaborative and teamwork skills; ability to work collaboratively and effectively with staff as well as with teen parents.
• Effective time management skills, particularly the ability to juggle and prioritize the needs and requirements of children, parents, and staff.
• Strong organizational skills, including the ability to set up and manage a classroom, curriculum, and assessment system.
• Must be at least 18 years old and in good physical and mental health; must pass annual medical exam per licensing requirements.
• Must be able to pass Colorado Central Registry and CBI criminal record checks and must have no prior convictions for child abuse, misdemeanors or felonies.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in early childhood education, preferably with infants and toddlers.
• Must be qualified as an Early Childhood Teacher according to Colorado State licensing regulations. Must have a minimum of Level II credential to teach in Early Head Start classrooms.
• Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in ECE is preferred.
• Experience working with at-risk youth is preferred.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

SCHEDULE
Florence Crittenton Early Childhood Center is open from 7:30 am-3:00 pm Monday through Friday. Teachers are expected to be at school from 7:00 am-3:30 pm. We follow the Denver Public Schools calendar in regard to holiday breaks and summer. There are occasional requirements for afterhours care and will be scheduled in advance. This is a 191 day position with the option for summer hours.
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To apply for this job, please contact Elyse Adlen at elyse_adlen@dpsk12.org.


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