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Mountain Resource Center is hiring for:

EARLY CHILDHOOD & FAMILY EDUCATOR

Early Childhood and Family Educator Position Details

Position Summary:  Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) is a program available to families with young children.  ECFE emphasizes family as a foundation for later education and works to ensure that all family members have the ability, as well as the parenting education, to provide a good learning environment for their children.  ECFE educators plan, teach and evaluate ECFE classes for children ages infant to 5 years old and facilitate parent education and discussion groups.  This position provides assessment and referral information to parents regarding developmental milestones and other early childhood information.  Educators work as a team to create learning stations for parents and kids to explore together.  They support parents and help children achieve the readiness skills for either a more formal preschool experience or kindergarten.

Essential Functions

  • Teach ECFE classes, which includes lesson planning, classroom set-up, and parent/child evaluations and assessments
  • Provide parents with literature, discussion, and additional resources for early childhood development
  • Provide Ages and Stages Screening and teach parents how to observe and interpret screening results
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Assist as needed with proposals for ECFE funding and with fundraising events
  • Coordinate services with ECFE resource organizations, child care centers, schools, service groups, and government and community programs serving families, infants, and young children
  • Research relevant and current community resources
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of clients’ information
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Participate in ongoing professional development
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Credentials, Experience and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Proof and maintenance of proper legal authorization to work in the United States
  • Position and # of hours worked is determined and based on available grant funding

Mountain Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, ancestry, creed, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

If you have any questions regarding employment or volunteer interest, please reach out to Shirley at shirley@mrcco.org or at 303-838-7552 x 11.

If you would like to officially apply for a position, please send a Cover Letter and Resume to shirley@mrcco.org