Job Description

Openings as of 3/22/2019

  • Early Connections Infant/Toddler Center and Color Me Smart Preschool Substitute JobID: 42315
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  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    652-Community School Program

  • Date Available:

  • Closing Date:
    On Going

    Early Connections Infant/Toddler Center and Color Me Smart Preschool Substitute
    Pay Range: $13.31-$15.49 based on education and experience
    Shifts: 6:45am-6:00pm

    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to providing a challenging and engaging educational experience for all its students. The district serves a diverse community that expects student success, and Boulder Valley is a leader in academic excellence with top ratings at the state and national levels for outstanding classroom teachers, exemplary schools, and programs that support student achievement. The communities we serve - Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill - cover approximately 500 square miles and include an estimated 231,460 residents, with an enrollment of more than 31,000. The University of Colorado and many nationally known organizations and companies are located within the district’s boundaries. Abundant year-round recreational activities are available in the Boulder Valley area. Website:

    Ideal candidates will have previous experience caring for young children. We pride ourselves on providing a safe, nurturing environment in which young children thrive. Flexibility is key in working with this age group. If you are currently a student in an Early Childhood Program but have not completed your education, you are still encouraged to apply.

    -Provide a positive early learning environment for children ages 0-5 and adheres to the CO Department of Human Service Division of Childcare and Boulder County Health Department rules and regulations.
    -Assist with creating a warm, friendly, and cooperative learning environment in which children and families feel comfortable and secure.
    -Maintain compliance with the CO Department of Human Services Childcare licensing rules and regulations
    -Safely and effectively manages the learning environment
    -Maintain confidentiality and a high level of ethical behavior and professionalism
    -Provide daily individualized personal care to young children and ensure that child care routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic, and consistent with child development principles and health and safety regulations and best practices. This includes routines related to diapering, hand washing, eating, napping and transitioning between activities.
    -Ensure that parents receive adequate information about their child's experiences at the center through daily contacts and regularly scheduled parent conferences.
    -Participate in trainings, workshops, in-services, professional learning community meetings for ongoing learning
    -Perform other duties as assigned

    -High School diploma or equivalent
    -Communicate (read, write, and speak) in English, must pass English component of interview process
    -Completed and submitted BVSD online application
    -Must meet Colorado Department of Human Services Early Childhood Teacher Qualifications (formerly Group Leader Qualifications). The qualification criteria can be found on the State of Colorado Childcare Licensing section 7.702.44 A
    -Must be able to lift 50 pounds, diaper, feed, complete other delegated health care duties
    -Criminal background check required for hire
    -Completion of CPR, First Aid and Standard Precautions prior to starting

    -One year proven experience with children ages 0-5 in a childcare setting
    -Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education
    -Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
    -Experience working successfully as a team member
    -Ability to communicate effectively, orally and written
    -Ability to work successfully with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds
    -Experience in maintaining CDHS licensing requirements
    -Understanding and commitment to maintaining the principles outlined in the NAEYC’s Code of Ethics which includes strict confidentiality and a high level of ethical behavior and professionalism
    -Technology and software skills and experience–(Google)

    Salary Information:
    -Salary Information for this position can be found by clicking on the following link: BVSD Salary Schedule. Salary placement varies according to experience and education. No phone calls please.

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply online at (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights -

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