Early Childhood Educator I
Company: University of Colorado
Posted on: June 24, 2022
**University of Colorado - CU Anschutz Medical Campus**
**School of Medicine - Department of Psychiatry - ARTS**
**Early Childhood Educator I**
**Position #00706686 - Requisition #20538**
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The University of Colorado Denver seeks individuals with
demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and
working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively
with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.
**The Department of Psychiatry - ARTS an opening for a**
**_full-time_** **University Staff (unclassified)** **_Early
Childhood Educator I_** **position.**
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This class describes the early childhood educator. Duties include,
but are not limited to, writing daily lesson plans for educational
and recreational activities for assigned children or classes in
accordance with center guidelines and developmentally appropriate
techniques. Daily lesson plans may include activities in arts and
crafts, music and dance, reading and storytelling, recreation,
field trips, and related childcare activities appropriate to the
children's ages. Positions interact with supervisors and parents in
dealing with the needs of ill children or children with behavioral
problems. Positions may also conduct or oversee the serving of
meals and snacks, maintaining safety and sanitation standards, and
assisting children with a variety of tasks as requested by the
The Baby Haven Child Care Center located in Southwest Denver
(Hampden and Federal) offers high quality childcare and early
education for children ages 2 weeks through 5 years. The center is
licensed, Colorado Shines level-5 rated, and Early Head Start site.
The center is open Monday through Friday from 7 am to 5:30 pm.
Services are provided to children throughout the Denver Metro Area
as well as to families associated with Addiction Research and
The Baby Haven seeks a full-time, University Staff (unclassified)
Early Childhood Educator in an infant/young toddler classroom (all
teachers must work in all classrooms). Schedule varies M-F 7 am -
5:45 pm (primary shift will be 9:15 am - 5:45 pm). Must also be
able to attend:
+ Evening teacher in-services (minimum once a month)
+ Evening family partnerships as needed (minimum once a month)
+ Saturday in-service or family partnership (minimum quarterly)
**Examples of Work Performed:**
+ Writing daily lesson plans for educational and recreational
activities for assigned children or classes in accordance with
center guidelines and developmentally appropriate techniques.
+ Daily lesson plans may include activities in arts and crafts,
music and dance, reading and storytelling, recreation, field trips,
and related childcare activities appropriate to the children's
+ Positions interact with supervisors and parents in dealing with
the needs of ill children or children with behavioral problems.
+ Positions may also conduct or oversee the serving of meals and
snacks, maintaining safety and sanitation standards, and assisting
children with a variety of tasks as requested by the child.
**Salary and Benefits:**
The salary range (or hiring range) for this position has been
+ ECE I without EHS Certification $35,360 - $36,920
+ ECE I with EHS Certification $37,440 - $39,000
The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set
based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to,
internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.
The above salary range (or hiring range) represents the
University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of
possible compensation at the time of posting.
This position is eligible for overtime compensation.
Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck.
The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans
and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.
Total Compensation Calculator: http://www.cu.edu/node/153125
**Diversity and Equity:**
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The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is
committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body,
faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote
a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and
understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic
minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The
University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in
education and employment.
The University of Colorado Denver - Anschutz Medical Campus is
dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our
faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that
goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective
+ Current early childhood professional Credential Level III Version
2.0 as determined by the Colorado Department of Education
Substitution: Appropriate combination of education, experience, and
licensure as outlined in the State of Colorado website for Early
Childhood Teacher will suffice for minimum qualifications.
+ Experience utilizing Creative Curriculum and/or Teaching
+ Experience in a licensed Colorado Shines rated or Early Head
+ Early Head Start Teacher qualified
+ Experience working with families with risk factors i.e. homeless,
domestic violence, mental health challenges, substance use disorder
challenges, incarcerations, poverty, etc.
**Competencies/Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:**
+ Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and
+ Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with team, children, families, volunteers and other
+ Ability to care for children and meet their needs in a calm, kind
and compassionate manner.
+ Outstanding customer service skills.
+ Attention to detail.
+ Demonstrated commitment and ability to advance diversity, equity,
+ Knowledge of child development and age-appropriate expectations
for young children 2 weeks through 5 years of age
+ Ability to stay calm in all situations and to respond to children
in a calm, appropriate and reassuring manner.
+ Proficient using Microsoft Office programs
**Conditions of Employment:**
+ Must be willing to earn Child Development Associate or equivalent
per Early Head Start standards
**Job:** Administrative Support and Related
**Primary Location:** Aurora
**Job Category** Administrative Support and Related
**Posting Date** Apr 5, 2022
**Unposting Date** Ongoing
**Posting Contact Email** ARTS.BabyHaven@ucdenver.edu
**Posting Number** 00706686
**Req ID:** 20538
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race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability,
creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender
expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political
philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
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