We are always looking for quality professionals interested in joining the Wild Plum Center family. Even if there are no job openings listed here, please feel free to download the application located at the bottom of the page and submit it to us. We will keep all applications on file and will review them when openings do become available.
NOW HIRING THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS:
Childcare Center Director (Site Supervisor)
POSITION SUMMARY AND DEFINITION
The Site Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operations of a Wild Plum Center facility including supervision of Teachers, Teacher Assistants, and Administrative Staff. The Supervisor is responsible for managing education and disability content areas including providing consultation and support for child behavior and parent concerns. Site Supervisors plan for and administer services in accordance to WPC stated purpose, Head Start Act, Head Start Performance Standards, and the Colorado Department of Licensing. The management and oversite of maintenance and safety, staffing for classrooms as well as file maintenance for staff, are integral to this position.
Education and Experience: Minimum of 3 years early childhood experience as a Teacher and one year supervisory experience required. Current Director Qualification from the State of Colorado Office of Childcare required. Head Start/Early Head Start experience strongly desired. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for the 0 to 5-year old population required. Experience in implementing educational curriculum required.
Special Qualifications: Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred. Proof of a physical exam, TB test and background check must be completed. Valid driver’s license and access to and use of an insured reliable vehicle required. Must be able to train and coach adults and have strong computer skills.
Early Head Start Teacher
POSITION SUMMARY AND DEFINITION
Provide a developmentally appropriate early childhood education program that will foster expressive language, cognitive, social emotional and physical skills. The teacher will assure a consistent, quality program through activities that encourage maximum growth in the student using knowledge of the student’s stage of development and learning style. The teacher will implement Creative Curriculum, Second Step Curriculum, Dual Language plan as well as complete an initial screening followed by assessments of the child’s progress. The Teacher ensures compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and performance standards in applicable content areas.
Education and Experience: A Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred, or a CDA. Must have proven ability to provide exemplary care for infants and toddlers and their families, including children with special needs.
Special Qualifications: General knowledge of child social emotional development and family services required. Excellent computer and organizational skills required. Must have excellent interpersonal and coaching skills. Proof of physical exam, TB test and required background checks must be completed. Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds. Current First Aid and CPR certification required. Bilingual skills in English and Spanish are preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, motor vehicle insurance, and use of a reliable vehicle.
Wild Plum Center follows the St Vrain Valley School District calendar, which makes for plenty of paid time off.
If interested please submit your resume to email@example.com , or fill out the online application.
Those interested may fill out and submit the application attached below OR submit a cover letter and resume. You may submit your materials in the following ways:
(be sure to attach the cover letter and resume to the email as a Word doc, PDF, etc.)
Mail: Wild Plum Center/Attn: Hiring, 82 21st Ave., Ste B; Longmont, CO 80501