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Thanks for your interest in joining our team!  WE SEE ABILITY

Employment with Ability Connection Colorado offers many benefits, including:  

Health Insurance │  Dental Insurance  │  Vision Insurance  │   Paid Time Off  │   Paid Holidays  │   Retirement

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS: (as of September 2015)


EDUCATION SUPERVISOR: Oversee all day to day operations of ECE classrooms for children three to five. Manage all daily curriculum, staff schedules, classroom materials and equipment, USDA Food Program, volunteer schedules, staff development and training and overall safety and quality of classrooms.

Required:
• Early Headstart Experience Preferred
• BA in ECE or related field
• 3-5 years’ experience as a director supervising ages 3-5
• 3 yrs. experience working with children in a classroom setting
• Must be director qualified
• CO driver’s license with insurable MVR
• Ability to positively interact with children
• Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs. Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting and standing.
• Current Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum experience.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.


INFANT NURSERY SUPERVISOR: plan, organize, implement, and deliver program for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old based on individual intellectual, physical, social, or emotional potential. This person is responsible for the day to day operation of the nursery.
Required:
• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education
• Must meet current Infant Nursery Supervisor Licensing Requirements
• Three (3) years of experience working with infants
• Early Head Start experience preferred
• Ability to positively interact with children
• Ability to read, write and speak English fluently.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs. Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting & standing.
• Current Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum experience.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus


LEAD TEACHER: Plans, organizes implements and delivers a preschool program based on the individual and group’s educational, intellectual, physical, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Manages the classroom environment and works with the parents directly as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Required:
• BA with 24 ECE credits or AA in Early Childhood Education
• Willing to work toward a BA in ECE to meet State of Colorado qualification changes
• Minimum 3 years of lead teaching experience.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs.
• Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting and standing.
• Current Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum experience.
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.


TODDLER TEACHER: Plan, organize, implement, and deliver program for infants 6 weeks to 18 months old based on individual intellectual, physical, social, or emotional potential. This person is responsible for the day to day operation of the nursery.
Required:
• Toddler CDA or AA.
• Minimum 2 years with toddlers.
• Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs.
• Must be able to carry 35 lbs.
• Periods of kneeling, crawling, sitting and standing.
• Experience with home visits preferred
• Bilingual Spanish a plus.


INFANT TEACHERS: Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.
Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• 2 years’ experience in a supervised Early Childhood Education setting.
• Must be Group Leader Qualified and pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education.


PRESCHOOL TEACHERS: Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.
Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• 2 years’ experience in a supervised Early Childhood Education setting.
• Must be Group Leader Qualified and pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education.


TEACHERS ASSISTANT: Assist with the planning, organization, implementation and delivering of a birth to five program based on the individual and group educational, social and emotional potential of the children enrolled. Assist in managing and creating the classroom environment, provide input and observation concerning program participants.
Required:
• High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED).
• Must be pursuing an AA in Early Childhood Education starting with ECE 101 and 103 or ECE 111 OR Infant Toddler CDA


CORPORATE SPONSOR SPECIALIST: Researching and identifying corporate donors to support ACCO through corporate sponsorships, contributions and/or grants. Establishing, cultivating, and maintaining personal contact and relationships with corporate program officers and marketing executives. Writing, assembling, and submitting corporate funding requests, including letters of intent, solicitation letters, proposals, budgets, acknowledgements, and presentations. Ensuring prompt acknowledgement of corporate and foundation gifts and sponsorship’s. Maintaining calendar to ensure timely submission of letters of inquiry, proposals, and reports. Arranging corporate meetings to secure sponsorship’s. Overseeing timely delivery of corporate benefits and recognition. Developing growth strategy for new and current corporate donors. Developing giving program for local/regional businesses including third party fundraising campaigns, and assist with Colorado Gives Day Campaign.

Required:

  • Be able to craft funding proposals in a clear and compelling manner.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, creative, strategic, and highly organized.
  • Excellent writing, analytical, and research skills are essential.
  • Experience using online databases and other sources to locate financial and philanthropic information.
  • High level of computer literacy required
  • Familiarity with Donor Perfect.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years fundraising experience relevant to the responsibilities.

SCHOOL READINESS COACH: Responsible for supporting the implementation of early childhood best practices into the daily planning and operation of the classroom.
Required:

  • Must possess BA in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Five years successful teaching experience
  • Ability to understand, speak, read and write fluently in English
  • Knowledge of Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum, Teaching Strategies Gold, TPOT/ TPITOS and CLASS assessments
  • Bilingual and bi-literate in Spanish and English strongly preferred
  • Must be able to push, pull, drag, and lift 50 lbs.
  • CO driver’s license with insurable MVR
  • Previous coaching experience preferred

For consideration, please send cover letter, resume, and (3) three professional references (supervisors) to our Human Resources Department at careers@abilityconnectioncolorado.org or by fax at (303) 691-0846.

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Ability Connection Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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