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Preschool Teacher 1 at Mesa View

Durango 4C Council
Cortez, CO
  • Expired: September 29, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Preschool Teacher 1 at Mesa View

A sign-on bonus of $3,000 for a qualified candidate is paid after six months of successful employment once hired. The offer is for external new hires only.

Join our dynamic organization. We are passionate about our impact on the families, children, and the communities we serve.

Tri-County Head Start (TCHS) employees have endless opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others. With ample opportunities for growth in both education and social services, working at Tri-County Head Start means you can develop your career alongside your community. You will gain national and federal curriculum-building experience, earn the tools and resources needed for career success, and make a difference in the lives of your community's children and families.

A career at Tri-County Head Start offers training and advancement, community impact, and work-life balance. Eligible employee benefits include;

  • Paid professional development
  • Paid sick, vacation & personal time off
  • Paid breaks; Thanksgiving, winter, and spring break
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance (for eligible employees)
  • Employee contribution to a 403(b) retirement savings account
  • Employee Assistance Program

Preschool Teacher 1: Full Time; 35 hours a week for 42 weeks a year, August to May.

Responsibilities of this position encompass comprehensive facets of early childhood education, including building environments, trusting relationships, and classroom functions to promote children's social-emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. This role follows Head Start Performance Standards and State regulations, ensures healthy, safe, and developmentally appropriate practices leads engagement with families, supervises and mentors classroom aides, and ensures the classroom is maintained and secure.

Salary: The hourly wage range is $16.92 to $19.79

Principal applicants must have previous experience working in early childhood with children ages birth through five years and, at a minimum, hold;
  • A higher education degree with 18 credit hours of foundational Early Childhood courses completed, or
  • a current Preschool CDA
    • TCHS offers financial support toward a BA or AA degree in Early Childhood Education.

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Durango 4C Council/Tri-County Head Start is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Durango 4C Council


Cortez, CO