Website The Family Center/La Familia

About The Family Center/La Familia

Since 1995, TFC/LF has served as Larimer County’s only early childhood and family resource centers. Now one of 32 family resource centers in the state, TFC/LF provides high quality early childhood education (ECE) to more than 75 children whose parents work and attend school, extensive crisis and family strengthening services as well as leadership and policy opportunities to more than 400 families annually. With more than 50% of the staff at TFC/LF being bilingual, TFC/LF is a trusted and safe place for Latinx families and is looked to by the Fort Collins and surrounding community as a leader in racial equity work.

The Family Center/La Familia is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity. We prohibit unlawful discrimination against applicants or employees on the basis of age 40 and over, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, color, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable state or local law.

Mission, Vision, and Values

Working alongside diverse families, we provide high quality childcare and supportive services, with an emphasis on cultural attunement with the Latinx community. This work is done with an explicit vision of creating a community in which all families are safe, supported, and thriving. Our six core values are; Trust – Inspiring confidence and mutual respect creates a foundation for reliable support and good stewardship. Compassion – Every person has inherent dignity and is worthy of respect and empathy. Diversity – Non dominant cultures, identities, perspectives, and experiences are celebrated, embraced, and inform direction. Equity – The structural, cultural, and relational inequities experienced by oppressed groups must be courageously recognized and dismantled. Inclusion – All people feel welcome, valued, and empowered to contribute to, and participate in, community. Love – Loving, healthy relationships are critical for children in the first five years of life and benefit the child, the family, and the entire community.

Position Description

The Early Care and Education (ECE) Assistant Director, under the supervision of the ECE Director, is responsible for assisting in the development, implementation, evaluation, and supervision of the El Nidito Early Care and Education program, including staff, volunteers and interns within the program. The ECE Assistant Director assists in supervising and supporting the professional development of a diverse ECE staff, assists in ensuring compliance with all licensure and contractual requirements, and assists in monitoring of all quality improvement efforts in the program. The individual demonstrates leadership by developing and maintaining positive environments and experiences for all children, families, and staff. The ECE Assistant Director collaborates with the ECE Director on a daily basis and acts in the capacity of Director in the ECE Director’s absence.

Supervisor: Early Care and Education Director

Classification: Full Time, 40 hours, Non-Exempt, Hourly

Starting Wage: $20.00-$21.00 per hour

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