Job Description

The mission of The Children’s Center is to support children as they learn about and discover their own uniqueness in a rich, caring, loving, environment where relationships between children, families and staff are nurtured. Our well-educated and experienced teachers enjoy industry-leading benefits (listed below) while working in the supportive atmosphere of a college setting. Professional development of staff is highly valued and supported.  Our program has a unique philosophy that combines components of High Scope, Montessori, Reggio Emilia and similar early childhood approaches to education. We have a play-based, child centered curriculum which focuses on the interests of the children rather than a canned curriculum.


Position Summary: Provide quality educational experiences by collaborating with the Toddler/Preschool caregivers, Center families and Center director to meet children's needs. Assist the primary caregivers by facilitating and supervising quality activities in the classroom and outdoors. Work to get to know the families in the Center, particularly in the assigned classroom and be competent in receiving and releasing children in the morning and afternoon and engaging in necessary and appropriate conversations with parents during that time, Assist primary caregivers by contributing anecdotes to individual assessment records.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must have completed either ECE 101 or ECE 103 with 12 months (1820 hours) of verified experience in the care and supervision of four or more children under six years of age who are not related to the individual OR completion of both ECE 101 and ECE 103 with no experience. All courses must be completed with a course grade of "C" or above.
  • Basic Knowledge of child development birth-5 years
  • Desire to be with young children
  • Flexible and willing to work effectively in a team
  • Able to provide excellent customer service to families
  • Willing to adapt to and proved services for diverse groups

Preferred Qualifications

  • ECE 101 and ECE 103 with 12 months verified experience in care and supervision of four or more children under the age of six not related to the applicant.
  • Basic Knowledge of child development birth-5 years
  • Desire to be with young children
  • Flexible and willing to work effectively in a team
  • Able to provide excellent customer service to families
  • Willing to adapt to and proved services for diverse groups

Salary - $24,720.00/annual

To ApplyThis position is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed each week. To apply for this position please click the button below and complete an application and attach a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position. The contact information for three professional references is requested in the application. Failure to submit both a resume and cover letter will most likely result in the rejection of your application.

You will admire the friendly culture of our campus and be inspired by our team environment and dedicated employees. Additionally, we offer:

  • Attractive health, dental, vision, life, and flexible savings options; we will also help you build your retirement savings via our defined benefit or defined contribution plans.
  • An opportunity to become a lifelong-learner and enjoy considerable savings for the college education of your dependents through our tuition reimbursement program.

For a complete overview of our benefits, please visit the benefits section of our website. www.rrcc.edu/human-resources/benefits-information

Important Notes

Note: Former employees of the Colorado Community College System or one of its 13 colleges, who were disciplinary terminated or resigned in lieu of termination, must disclose this within your application materials.

Red Rocks Community College is committed to diversity in its people and programs. The College is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex/gender, sexual orientation gender identity, religion, age, national/ ethnic origin, pregnancy status, veteran’s status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by applicable law, in its employment practices or educational programs and activities.

RRCC has designated the Executive Director of Human Resources as its Affirmative Action Officer/Equal Opportunity Administrator/Title IX Administrator with the responsibility to coordinate its civil rights compliance activities and grievance procedures. For information, contact Executive Director of Human Resources, Title IX Coordinator, Title VII/Equal Opportunity Coordinator, ADA/Sec 504 Coordinator, 13300 West Sixth Avenue, Lakewood, CO 80228. 303-914-6298.

Reasonable accommodation will be provided upon request for persons with disabilities.  If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in the application process, please notify Human Resources at 303-914-6570.

RRCC conducts pre-employment background checks on all employment finalists to determine or verify background information, including criminal history, references from previous employment, qualifications, and, when applicable, driving history. Employment offers are contingent upon receiving a satisfactory report.

For information regarding Red Rocks Community College security, including crime statistics for the Red Rocks Community College Lakewood and Arvada campuses, please see the Red Rocks Community College campus security website at: http://www.rrcc.edu/police/. For a hard copy report please contact 303.914.6494.

Application Instructions

To ApplyComplete applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Monday April 02, 2018. To apply for this position please click the button below and complete an application and attach a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should address how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position. The contact information for three professional references is requested in the application. Failure to submit both a resume and cover letter will most likely result in the rejection of your application.

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