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:

 

Administrative Assistant

POSITION SUMMARY AND DEFINITION

This position is full time and full year. Qualified candidate will have excellent computer skills, be organized, able to multi-task and bilingual. 

 

Early Head Start Teacher

Here is your chance to join our remarkable team of passionate teachers. 

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.  

 

Cook

Hours Worked:  Monday – Friday, 35 hours a week depending on facility, 38-52 weeks a year depending on facility.

POSITION SUMMARY AND DEFINITION

Wild Plum Center Cooks duties include the preparation of daily nutritional meals, according to USDA standards, for children ages 0-5; is able to work independently, is self-motivated and reliable.  Must be able to manage credit cards and ordering and shopping for food. The Cook ensures compliance with laws, rules, regulations, and performance standards of Head Start and USDA in applicable nutrition and health/safety content areas.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other nonessential or peripheral duties that may be required.  The Wild Plum Center retains the right to modify or change the duties or essential and additional functions of the job at any time.

  • Provide daily nutritional meals according to USDA standards
  • Exercise leadership in the nutrition content area as needed
  • Assist in planning the program’s yearly menu
  • Complete weekly food and supply orders in a timely manner
  • Shop for program groceries and supplies as needed
  • Utilize basic math skills to manage food service purchasing and budgeting
  • Complete all USDA production records for reimbursement in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary facility
  • Provide food services for meetings as needed
  • Attend workshops, in-service training and staff meetings
  • Follow the program’s chain of command in dealing with program problems and concerns

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience accepted.  Previous experience with quantity cooking and providing quality meals preferred. 

Special Qualifications: Must have verbal, written and record-keeping skills.  Must be flexible and organized and be willing to work as a member of a team.  Must be able to read English and calculate recipe measurements.  Proof of health examination, TB test and required background checks must be completed.  Must have a valid driver’s license 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 www.info@wildplumcenter.org , 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:

Email: info@wildplumcenter.org 

(be sure to attach the cover letter and resume to the email as a Word doc, PDF, etc.)

Fax: 720-684-5110

Mail: Wild Plum Center/Attn: Hiring, 82 21st Ave., Ste B; Longmont, CO 80501

 

Thank you!

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