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Early Childhood Teacher - Year Round - Housing Available!

Company: Winter Park Resort
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, CO.

WINTER PARK RESORT OVERVIEW:

Who We Are: At just 67 miles away, Winter Park is the closest major mountain destination to Denver. Don't be fooled by our convenient location, though you'll feel remotely tucked away in our high-country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000 acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience. Whether you are fulfilling a lifelong dream to work at a ski resort or you are just wanting a change of scene, we have great jobs and an awesome experience waiting for you!

Who We Are Looking For: Winter Park Resort is a place for mountain lovers, adventure seekers, and outdoor explorers. A place to chase new experiences, marvel at the unexpected, and discover the adventure that will keep you coming back for more. Whether you are looking to have your first taste of a winter season in the Rockies or to build a long-term career, we have something for everyone. We work to play... Are you in?

Perks & Benefits: There's more than a free season pass waiting for you! You don't just get a job at Winter Park, you get an experience and a lifestyle. As a member of our team, you'll enjoy a variety of perks and benefits that are available to our year-round and seasonal employees. Some examples include:

  • Free season pass to Winter Park Season and free access to all fifteen Alterra Resorts throughout North America.
  • Discounted tickets for your friends & family
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs for eligible employees
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
  • Generous food & beverage and retail discounts,
  • Onsite employee childcare based on availability, discounted equipment rentals and plenty of opportunities for growth, advancement & year-round employment! Don't worry the uniforms are provided! POSITION SUMMARY:

    Maintain a friendly, professional and congenial attitude while effectively caring for the children and working with parents, guests, and other employees.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    • Implements by instruction and action the center's philosophy of education and instructional goals and objectives.
    • Provides effective instructional techniques for all students in the classroom.
    • To maintain safety and supervision of all children.
    • To assure compliance of the policies and procedures of the EEC, Winter Park Resort and the Rules and Regulations of the Colorado Office of Early Childhood.
    • Encourages students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior.
    • Plans a program of study that meets the needs, interests, and abilities of the students.
    • Plans and supervises purposeful assignments for teacher attendants and volunteers and, cooperatively with supervisor, evaluates their job performance.
    • Assisting the Director/ Assistant Director in keeping accurate attendance records for each child.
    • Maintain EEC in a clean, orderly, safe condition.
    • Maintain effective communication with parents and staff.
    • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: (State minimum required and preferred)

      Early Childhood Teacher
      • An early childhood teacher, assigned responsibility for a single group of children and working under the supervision of a director, must be at least eighteen (18) years of age and must meet at least one of the following qualifications:
      • A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a major area of study in one of the following areas: 1) Early childhood education;

        2) Elementary education;

        3) Special education;

        4) Family and child development; or,

        5) Child psychology.
        • A Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a major area of study in any area other than those listed at Section 7.702.54, A, 1, A and additional two (2) three-semester hour early childhood education college courses with one course being either introduction to early childhood education or guidance strategies;
        • Current early childhood professional Credential Level III Version 2.0 as determined by the Colorado Department of Education; CODE OF COLORADO REGULATIONS 12 CCR 2509-8 Social Services Rules 49
        • A 2-year college degree, sixty (60) semester hours, in early childhood education from a regionally accredited college or university, which must include at least two (2) three-semester hour courses, one of which must be either introduction to early childhood education or guidance strategies; and at least six (6) months (910 hours) of satisfactory experience;
        • Completion of twelve (12) semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university, at either a two year, four year or graduate level, in each of the following subject or content areas in early childhood education and one of the three (3) semester hour courses must be either introduction to early childhood education or guidance strategies, plus nine (9) months (1,395 hours) of verified experience in the care and supervision of four (4) or more children less than six (6) years of age who are not related to the individual;
        • Completion of a vocational or occupational education sequence in child growth and development plus twelve (12) months (1,820 hours) of verified experience in the care and supervision of four (4) or more children less than six (6) years of age who are not related to the individual;
        • Current certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA) or other Department-approved credential;
        • Completion of a course of training approved by the Department that includes training and work experience with children in a child growth and development program plus twelve (12) months (1,820 hours) of verified experience in the care and supervision of four (4) or more children less than six (6) years of age who are not related to the individual; or,
        • Twenty-four (24) months (3,640 hours) of verified experience in the care and supervision of four (4) or more children less than six (6) years of age who are not related to the individual. Satisfactory experience includes being a licensee of a Colorado family child care home; a teacher's aide or teacher in a child care center, preschool, or elementary school, plus either: 1) A current Colorado Level I credential; or,

          2) Two (2) three-semester hour early childhood education college courses from a regionally accredited college or university, at either a two year, four year or graduate level, in each of the following subject or content areas with one course being either introduction to early childhood education or guidance strategies.

          QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:

          Early Education Center employees will be required to supply and/or obtain the following:
          • First Aid Certification
          • Infant/Child CPR certification
          • Record of immunizations
          • Physical examination
          • Fingerprints
          • Central Registry Background check
          • Three written references
          • Emergency contact information TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

            When authorized, may drive a 15 passenger van with children and adults to field trips and activities.

            PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:
            • Able to lift, carry, or otherwise move and position a minimum of 30 pounds on an occasional basis.
            • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other common office equipment on a constant basis.
            • Auditory and visual acuity to operate computers, phones, mobile devices and basic office equipment on a constant basis.
            • Ability to work for extended periods of time sitting, bending, reaching, and speaking on a constant basis.
            • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with children, co-teachers, directors, and parents.
            • Routine cleaning of surfaces and toys. Loading dishwasher and washer, mopping the floors when needed.
            • Routine sanitizing and disinfecting with hazardous chemicals.
            • Ability to work for extended periods of time standing, walking, kneeling, pushing and pulling on an occasional basis. Mountain Environment:
              • Be prepared to take children outside in weather as cold as 5 .
              • Closed toed shoe are recommended due to varying ground surfaces.
              • You will be provided an outdoor uniform.
              • Supervising children in busy, tourist environment. Housekeeping:
                • Most work tasks are performed indoors- temperature is moderate and controlled by environmental systems.
                • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.
                • Vision occurs continuously with the most common visual functions being those of near vision and depth perception.
                • Requires manual dexterity to use and operate all necessary equipment and products.
                • Able to wear personal protective equipment including but not limited to non-slip shoes, protective eye wear, and protective gloves. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

                  WAGE:
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