You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Preschool Lead Teacher.
You know when to move quickly. When to sit quietly. When to laugh loudly.
You know how to move fast. You know how to stay organized. You know how to have fun.
Youâ™re equally comfortable with developing early childhood curriculum, writing developmental evaluations, and teaching in a classroom setting.
Youâ™re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible.
Mount Saint Vincent is the Rocky Mountain regionâ™s premier provider of mental health treatment, foster care services, K-8 education, and trauma-informed training â” all focused on children and their families. We also operate a community early learning center that consistently earns a Colorado Shines four-star rating. Our innovative programs help children reach their full potential within their homes, schools and communities.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health. Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together weâ™ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. Weâ™ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Weâ™ll laugh at each otherâ™s jokes (even the bad ones). Weâ™ll hello and high five. Weâ™ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.
Weâ™re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.
As a Preschool Lead Teacher you need to know how to:
Work directly with the Preschool Director to ensure that the Early Learning Center adheres to the Colorado Department of Education, Qualistar and State Licensing requirements and guidelines.
Be familiar with early childhood curriculum content; plan and instruct children in all areas of the educational program, including: cognitive, communication, fine and gross motor skills, affective, and behavioral development.
Assess the childrenâ™s needs accurately and regularly; write developmental evaluations each quarter.
Work with Treatment Leader, Preschool Director and other staff to incorporate principles of child development and education into age-appropriate classrooms to meet the physical, cognitive, and social-emotional needs of the children and their families.
Coordinate, attend and actively participate in agency meetings, team meetings, committees, and Family Partnership Events.
File all paperwork related to the children accurately and in a timely manner.
Supervise volunteers who are involved with the children.
Safely transport the children using agency vehicles as needed.
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which is why we require:
2-year college degree in Early Childhood Education. With Sixty (60) semester hours, in early childhood education from a regionally accredited college or university, which must include at least two (3) three semester hour courses, one of which must be EITHER Introduction to Early Childhood Education OR Guidance Strategies
Early Childhood Teacher Certification (Formally Group Leader Qualified)
Current Driverâ™s License and must obtain Colorado Driver's License within 30 days of moving to Colorado, required
Motor vehicle record and proof of automobile insurance coverage to be updated annually, required
Bachelorâ™s degree in one of the following areas: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Child Development or Child Psychology.
Current Level Three Early Childhood Professional Credential OR Two (2) three credit (3) courses from a regionally accredited college or university with one (1) course being Introduction to Early Childhood Education (ECE 101)
1 year of experience working in a preschool setting
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Preschool Lead Teacher on our team we hope youâ™ll join us. At SCL Health youâ™ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place.
Work that matters. A team you can trust.
SCL Health now Intermountain Healthcare is a leading nonprofit healthcare organization and health system that provides high-quality, accessible, and affordable healthcare to more patients and communities in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, Colorado, Montana, Wyoming, and Kansas.
With more than 59,000 individuals with a shared goal to offer excellent care, we make a difference in our communities by putting our patients and families first. We believe fully engaged employees are the foundation of exceptional patient care. We value diversity and offer promising career opportunities with great benefits for those looking to make a difference in the communities we serve.