“The Early Learning Center offers an amazing community of team members and families to work with. I am grateful for the professional development opportunities that I have had at the Early Learning Center. I have been able to move up from being a first year teacher to holding my director certification through this opportunity. ”



  • After 60 days of employment, the ELC will pay for 75% of employers health insurance.

  • Discounted rate on short-term disability and accident insurance through AFLAC.

  • Group rates for vision and dental insurance.

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid sick days.

  • Paid holidays.

  • Wellness Benefit.

  • Discounted bus passes.

  • Paid Early Childhood courses.

  • Discounted Childcare

  • 401K matching program


Professional Development

As a large preschool in the Roaring Fork Valley, we offer training for people who have the heart of commitment to be in Early Childhood Education but do not yet have the formal education. Through partnership with Colorado Community College, Kids First, and our Early Childhood Teachers we offer a training program to take new employees from being a Teacher’s Aide to an Assistant Teacher, all the way to a Colorado certified Early Childhood Teacher. This process includes taking classes, coaching, and classroom mentorship.



We are always looking to build our substitute team. If you are flexible with your schedule and would like to interview to come sub please apply now.

Current Openings

The Early Learning Center is looking for a full time Early Childhood Teacher. This person must have a Colorado Office of Early Childhood issued green letter or a level 3 PDIS certificate.

The Early Learning Center is looking for a teachers’ aide. This position will full time. This person will support the teachers in their classroom, learn how to to follow the classroom curriculum, support the classroom routine, and play with and direct the students.

Please apply now.


Each day teachers come to school ready to tackle
a job that is critically important, extraordinarily complex,
often joyful, and at times heartbreaking. In essence,
teachers help others to become their best selves.
— Arne Dunan

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