Toddler Teacher at Durango North Center

Toddler Teacher at Durango North Head Start

Looking to join a team of enthusiastic professionals? Are you passionate about the education of young children? Were Hiring Difference Makers. Were eager to invest in your career so you can grow, thrive, and feel good about your work. Apply Today!

Tri-County Head Start employees have endless opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others. With ample opportunities for growth in both education and social services, working at Tri-County Head Start means you can develop your career alongside your community. You will earn the tools and resources needed for career success and make a difference in the lives of your communitys children and families.

A career at Tri-County Head Start offers training and advancement, community impact, and work-life balance. Eligible employee benefits include:

  • Paid professional development
  • Generous leave package including paid sick leave and personal leave. Vacation leave is available for all full-time, full-year employees in their second year.
  • Over four weeks of paid breaks and holidays: Indigenous Peoples’ Day, Thanksgiving, winter, and spring breaks, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, July 4, and Labor Day
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for full-time employees
  • Employee contribution to a 403(b) retirement savings account

Schedule: Full Time; 40 hours per week for 52 weeks. Schedule: Monday – Friday from 7:15 AM – 3:15 PM.

Position Purpose: This position serves in a classroom to provide an appropriate social and emotional environment to expand childrens ability to learn, grow, and build trusting relationships. This role works in a classroom-based setting with typically and atypically developing children and provides daily supervision and support for childrens developmental needs. Positions may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers for program operations.

Pay Range: The current hourly wage ranges from $15.16 – $21.98 through August 31, 2024. depending on education level and experience. The hourly range increases to $16.55 – $23.99 on September 1, 2024.

Preferred Experience:

Previous experience working in early childhood with children ages birth through five years and holding:

  • A higher education degree with 18 credit hours of foundational Early Childhood courses completed, or
  • A current Infant/Toddler CDA
Minimum requirements:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent certificate AND some college coursework OR ongoing ECE professional development.
  • Willing to obtain CDA within the first year of hire. Tri-County Head Start will provide opportunities for training support to obtain a teachers qualification, including CDA support and coaching.
  • Three months of previous experience working with children and/or youth in a professional setting.
  • Criminal Background Check required for hire.

The position is open until filled.

Durango 4C Council/Tri-County Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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