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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:


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


BILINGUAL SPEECH LANGUAGE PATHOLOGIST :
• Minimum requirements include: Master’s level certification in SLP, State of Colorado Special Service Provider License, Certificate of Clinical Competence- SLP, demonstrated ability to perform job functions in both, Spanish and English.
• Responsibilities include: providing intervention services in both languages to students birth to age 5, evaluation of the same, as well as participation in MTSS.


Mental Health Consultant: The Mental Health Consultant will assess and treat students with a variety of educational and medical disabilities, work as part of Developmental Services Team identifying and serving students who may be eligible for special Education Services. Provide intervention appropriate to developmental abilities and modify/adapt classroom activates to ensure successful participation of all students.

Schedule: – Full time 5 days a week, 45 weeks per year (Winter break, Spring Break, and month of June off) – Students attend 4 days per week. Fifth day is non-instructional for professional development, planning, evaluations, and staffings.

Salary and Benefits: – $40,000-$50,000 based on education, training, and experience – Medical, dental, and life insurance – 10 paid personal days a year

Average Case/Work Load: – 6-10 students need Special Education support – 10-15 initial evaluations per school year (including Part C to Part B Transitions) – Re-evaluation of and annual reviews for current Special Education students – Support of challenging behaviors and crisis situations, on call

Credential Requirements: – Colorado Department of Education (CDE) endorsement in School Social Work or School Psychology (Professional Spec Services License or Initial Special Service License) – Valid Colorado Driver’s License


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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