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Early Childhood Special Educator (ECSE)

Give children a head start!

We are now accepting applications for both full-time and part-time.

Community Partnership for Child Development provides more than 1,800 children living in poverty or challenged by special circumstances with an early childhood education through Head Start, Early Head Start, and the Colorado Preschool Program. But we aren’t just a free preschool. Our additional health, dental, and family support services ensure that children enrolled in our programs are ready to succeed in school and life!

The Early Childhood Special Educator Provides early childhood special education intervention services to children with IEPs (Individualized Education Programs). Consultation with classroom teachers on special education adaptations, modifications, and strategies to ensure successful integration of children with special needs.  Provides training to staff and attends IEP meetings as CPCD representative.



  • Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Special Education with Colorado Department of Education (CDE) Licensure with endorsement in ECSE or be enrolled in a Master’s program and have a TTE (Temporary Teaching Eligibility).
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of special education, inclusive early childhood development special education programs.
  • Possesses the ability to work with diverse families, community groups, and staff.
  • Possesses the ability to coordinate and handle multiple priorities.
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment physical examination, drug test, TB test, and background screen.  (Physical examination and TB test thereafter as required)
  • Must have access to reliable transportation and maintain minimum liability insurance of $100/300 if a private vehicle is used.
  • Additional Benefits for Eligible Employees (25+ hours per week):

CPCD offers paid vacation time, paid sick time, and paid holidays/Breaks.

  • Paid Holidays include Memorial Day, Independence Day, Juneteenth, Presidents Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Paid Breaks include 1 week for Spring Break (March), 1 week for Thanksgiving Break (November), and 2- weeks for Winter Break (end of December/beginning of January).
  • Eligible employees receive a competitive benefits package including

Access to medical, dental, and vision insurance, flexible spending accounts, Aflac supplemental insurance, and voluntary life insurance. CPCD also pays for Basic Life, Long Term Disability, and AD&D insurance at no cost to you.
Our 401(k) program offers traditional and Roth enrollment options with automatic enrollment in our profit-sharing after 1-year of employment.
Tuition Assistance is available after 90 days of employment

$4000 per year for Early Childhood Education Degrees
$2,500 per year for other degrees related to employment at CPCD.
Employee Wellbeing

Employee Assistance Program that provides 6 FREE sessions with a counselor or therapist per year
Full well-being program to encourage and promote your well-being in the workplace, including 2 hours of paid time per month for wellness activities.

How To Apply: To apply and learn more about CPCD please visit our website at and click on the “I Want to Join the Team” link.

Please Note: The successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment physical examination, TB screen, background screen, and drug test (including marijuana) is required.


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