Join the Wild Plum Team!

If you want to make a difference in the community while you are at work every day, you are probably a great addition to our fun loving team. It’s also probably worth mentioning that Wild Plum Center offers PTO and other benefits too!

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.


Preschool Teacher- FALL 2024

Salary Range: $35,973 – $52,000 depending on education and experience levels.

Hours Worked: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends, 41 weeks per year
*This position starts in FALL 2024

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.       

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience: A Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a minimum of 40 credit hours in Early Childhood Education combined with a Bachelor’s Degree in another topic area. Must have proven ability to work well with 3- and 4-year old children 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.  

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Salary Range: $20.95 hourly rate
Hours Worked: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

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, 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.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience: Minimum of a CDA or coursework equivalent to a CDA required. Higher degree preferred. Must have proven ability to work well with 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.

Preschool Teacher Assistant

Salary Range: $16.59 -$17.65
Hours Worked: Monday – Friday, occasional evenings and weekends 40 hours per week, 41-52 weeks per year

Position Summary and Definition:

Assist the Teacher in providing a developmentally appropriate early childhood education program that will foster expressive language, cognitive, social emotional and physical skills. The Teacher Assistant will support the teacher in implementing Creative Curriculum, Dual Language, assessments and measuring of the child’s progress. This will include participation in home visits, observations, parent teacher conferences and parent committee meetings. The Teacher Assistant will support the Teacher to ensure that all of the Head Start performance standards are met.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Education and Experience: Minimum of a CDA required. Must have a minimum of one year working directly with young children. Must have proven ability to work well with either infants and toddlers or 3 and 4-year old children and their families, including children with special needs. Director qualified preferred.


Special Qualifications: General knowledge of child social emotional development and family services required. Excellent computer and organizational skills required. Must have excellent interpersonal 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. Bilingual required.

For more information, email info@wildplumcenter.org


Wild Plum Center follows the St Vrain Valley School District calendar, which provides ample paid time off.

Those interested may fill out and submit an application OR submit a cover letter and resume.

Please submit your materials in one of 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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