• Full Time
  • Denver

Website MtSaintVincent Mount Saint Vincent

Preschool - Pediatric Behavioral Healthcare - Foster Care

Lead Preschool Teacher – Sign On Bonus – R102781

Job Description:

Works with the Early Learning Center Director to develop a high-quality and exemplary educational program responsible to child, parent, and staff needs. Is responsible for providing leadership to the teaching staff and helping to manage the daily programs within the Early Learning Center.


To show our commitment to you and to assist with your transition into our organization, we are happy to offer a $1,500.00 sign-on bonus (external candidates only).


Mount Saint Vincent is the Rocky Mountain region’s premier provider of mental health treatment, foster care services, K-8 education, and trauma-informed training, 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.


Together we’ll align mission and careers, values and workplace. We’ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.

We’ll laugh at each other’s jokes (even the bad ones). We’ll hello and high five. We’ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing.

We’re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn.

As a Lead Preschool Teacher,:

  • Works with Early Learning Center Director to ensure that Early Learning Center adheres to the Colorado Department of Education, Colorado Shines, and State Licensing requirements and guidelines.
  • Is sensitive to the cultural differences among the children, families and staff and responds appropriately and sensitively to those differences.
  • Well versed in early childhood education curriculum content, plans, and instructs children in all areas of the educational program—cognitive, communication socio-emotional development, fine and gross motor skills, affective, and behavioral.
  • Assesses children’s needs accurately and regularly; writes developmental evaluations each quarter.
  • Works with Operation Director, Education Manger, Early Learning Center Director, and other school staff to incorporate principles of child development and education into age-appropriate classrooms to meet physical, cognitive, and social-emotional needs of children and their families.
  • Communicates effectively across programs.
  • Performs as a professional and positive leader throughout the agency.
  • Supervises and assists children in daily hygiene routines, meals, toileting, etc.
  • Plans developmentally appropriate activities and facilitate play throughout the day.
  • Knows curriculum content, plan and instruct children in all areas of the educational program cognitive, communication, fine and gross motor skills, affective, and behavioral.
  • Supports and integrate arts and physical education objectives into the classroom.
  • Assists with orientation of new staff, new children, and volunteers.
  • Transports children as needed or requested.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Special Education, Family and Child Development or Child Psychology, preferred
  • If degree is not in a related field, completed or working towards completing at least two (2) three-semester hour Early Childhood Education (ECE) courses with one being ECE 101: Introduction to ECE, required- Minimum of one (1) year of experience working with children, required-
  • Current Driver’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.

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Climbing, Crawling, Hearing/Listening, Lifting, Manual Dexterity, Pulling/Pushing, Seeing, Speaking, Squatting/Kneeling, Standing, Walking

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$18.29 – $29.09

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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