Early Childhood Jobs

Kids First offers this page as a resource for programs posting a job to be filled, and as a place to start for anyone interested in applying for a position in an early childhood program. 
Please contact the program directly for more information or to request an application.
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Current Early Childhood Positions available:

Early Learning Center - Executive Director

  • The Early Learning Center of Aspen is looking for an Executive Director to run a non-profit infant through Pre-K school.
  • This position provides a unique opportunity to work in Aspen, Co. We have an inclusive, collegial, and flexible work culture that aims to provide a healthy balance of work and personal time, and we are an equal opportunity employer.
  • This position is responsible for overall school operations and strategy, leading early childhood development curriculum implementation, personnel management and team building. 
  • Salary range $80,000-$110,000 DOQ plus potential bonuses

Please email interest to jobs@earlylearningaspen.org

Wildwood School

  • Teachers aid, float person for 2 to 3 days a week
  • Flexile schedule options available
  • Relieves teachers in the classroom, allows teachers planning time, works with staff and children
  • Pay starting at $22.88 per hour depending on qualifications
  • Contact Tina Person - 970-925-5678 or wildwoodschool@comcast.net 
Plus, additional perks include Kids First teacher support like education incentives, quality improvement awards, specialized coaching, and professional development funding for childhood education classes.
If you want to know more about what is required to work with young children, because yes, there are regulations. Just to get you started, here is what licensing says about qualifications, starting on page 42. The Quality Improvement system in Colorado is called Colorado Shines, and includes resources for programs and families. Colorado also has early learning developmental guidelines.