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 - Aspen: Executive Director, 
He/she will be responsible for overall school operations, leading early childhood development curriculum implementation, personnel management and facility maintenance. He/she must have early childhood experience and a Daycare's Director's Certificate (or close to completion). Strong people and budget management, communication skills, and conflict resolution experience are a must. 
Full benefits + competitive salary DOE, 
Growing Years - Basalt: Full-time Toddler Teacher
 Little Red SchoolHouse - Snowmass Village: Full Time Toddler Teacher
 Wildwood School - Aspen:
  • Pre-K teacher needed 3 days a week year round, starting August 16
  • email resume to wildwood@rof.net
  • 7.5 hours a day, benefits provided
Camp Snowmass: Summer (June 11 to August 30)
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Early Childhood Infant toddler Teacher
  • Summer Camp Activity Staff
  • Contact Sue Way, 970-923-0572, sway@aspensnowmass.com 
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.