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Bennett Preschool, located on the property of YMCA of the Rockies, is less than ¼ mile from the border of Rocky Mountain National Park. Kids ages 1-5 spend at least 50% of their day outside, hiking on property, or using our newly built outdoor classroom.

After a 2-year hiatus during COVID, Bennett Preschool is re-opening! This popular program has a long waiting list of parents who are want to immerse their children in a nature-based education. Competitive pay, benefits, access to housing, and more!

The Bennett Preschool Teacher is responsible for collaborating with co-teachers and the Preschool Director in teaching toddler age children using nature-based curriculum.

Requirements/ Qualifications:

• Must possess Early Childhood Education Degree or combined coursework in ECE plus documented hours in childcare, ranging from 910 hours to 3640 hours, depending on level of coursework completed.

• Must meet State of Colorado qualifications for a group leader of a child care center.

• Must be able to work effectively with other team members and communicate to resolve issues

• Must regularly lift up to 40 pounds up to four feet

• Must have basic computer skills including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.

• Must be at least 21 years old

• Must be fluent in speaking English

• Must enjoy working with kids.

• Must possess current First Aid and CPR certification

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