Website New Directions for Families

New Directions for Families, a women and children’s facility, is in search of a Lead Toddler Teacher to join our team and our mission of changing lives.  ***This is a women’s’ only therapeutic environment***

Are you ready to join an organization where you can make an extraordinary impact, conquering addiction one patient and family at a time? If so, Valley Hope welcomes you!

Per CMS Interim Rule, all Valley Hope employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an approved medical/religious exemption.


The Lead Teacher is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate environment for all children enrolled in the New Direction for Families.

  • Helps with teaching planned daily lesson.
  • Plan and prepare class outlines and supply lists.
  • Creates and implements lesson plans and daily activities for the center.
  • Record daily attendance for each child and monitors hourly activities.
  • Develop and maintain a constructive and ongoing rapport with children and parents.
  • Leads center performance improvement activities inclusive of childcare services.   Collaborates with program leadership staff to identify and implement improvement activities across the facility.
  • Maintains appropriate standards of patient confidentiality ensures clinical staff adheres to all policies and procedures regarding patient information protection and HIPAA.
  • Ensures  compliance  with  all  Joint  Commission  guidelines  that  relate  to  admissions,  facility administration, and/or ancillary support services.
  • Maintains  and  demonstrates   a  current  working  knowledge  of childcare  procedures in  accordance with  company  policy  and  State  and  Federal guidelines.


  • Salary ranges from $15.00 – $19.00/hr based on education and experience


  • Affordable health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Tuition Assistance – Up to $10K annually; $45K maximum benefit
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • 8 Paid Holidays (Including 1 Personal Holiday)
  • PTO – Up to 25 Days per year based on years of service
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with employer match
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • And much more!



  • Completions of ECE courses 101 and 103 or an EQIT certificate.
  • A minimum of 3600 hours working in a licensed facility.
  • An Associate’s degree from an institutions of higher education in Early Childhood Education or related field or Early Childhood Teacher qualified by the State of Colorado Human Services..
  • Meet the educations requirements as outlined in the Registry or DHS for Childcare teacher qualifications.
  • Two (2) years experience in an Early Childhood Program(s)
  • Experience working with curriculums
  • CPR and First Aid


  • Bachelor degree from an institutions of higher education.
  • Five (5) years experience in an Early Childhood Program(s)
  • Colorado shines credential of a level III Early Childhood Teacher.


  • Childcare setting with traditional hours within a residential facility.

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