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Early Learning Ventures (ELV) is a nonprofit organization that uses a shared services model to increase access to high-quality Early Care and Education (ECE). ELV collaborates with partners and offers cost-effective business solutions to help providers save time and money while offering quality care to more children.

With an Early Head Start-Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCP) grant, ELV delivers early childhood services to eligible children in high need, low capacity communities in six Colorado Counties. This position is based in Pueblo and reports to an ELV Program Manager based at the ELV central office in Englewood, CO.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead Pueblo county team members including up to two direct reports in successful implementation of ELV’s Early Head Start work Monitor and ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards
  • Leadership Development – provide technical assistance, coaching and supportive guidance to site leadership regarding continuous improvement processes, center operations and compliance with Head Start Program Performance Standards.
  • Early Education Coaching – Implement a teacher and director professional development program to include coordination/delivery of training and coaching; and coordination of teacher credentialing process
  • Family Support – collaborate with EHS-CCP providers, deliver a comprehensive family engagement program that aligns with Head Start Program Performance Standards and the Parent, Family and Community Engagement Framework
  • Family Support – Facilitate processes guiding eligibility, recruitment selection, enrollment and attendance
  • Health & Safety – Work with the ELV Child Care Partnership Leadership team to develop, maintain, and manage MOU’s and/or contracts with direct service providers
  • Assume an active role in annual activities supporting grant requirements
  • Other duties as assigned

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Welfare, Public Administration or human services related field required


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an early care and education environment
  • Proven ability to establish and strengthen community partnerships
  • Experience working with children and families from diverse backgrounds
  • Proven leadership ability, including supervisory experience and facilitating relationships with ECE programs, community partnerships and family engagement
  • Demonstrated knowledge of theories and practices of case management and community engagement, Early Childhood Development, continuous improvement, change management and/or practice-based coaching
  • Current Colorado Coaching Credential, or willingness to pursue the Credential and certification on other relevant coaching tools
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred


  • Local travel in county up to 50%
  • Travel out of County up to 10%
  • Valid Driver’s License Required
  • Reliable Transportation Required

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