Preschool Teacher - The Family Center/La Familia

The Family Center/La Familia is a high quality family resource and early childhood center located in North Fort Collins. We are an Early Childhood Education community site that also participates in the Early Head Start Program and the Colorado Preschool Program through Poudre School District. Our Early Childhood Education program, known as El Nidito or “The Little Nest,” is dedicated to providing safe, stimulating and nurturing education for all young children.

We are currently looking for a qualified, full-time, teacher for our Colorado Preschool Program (CPP) classroom. If you are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children and families and interested in being a part of a truly multi-cultural, community and family focused work environment, then please apply!  Applicants must be energetic, ready to get started, and meet the following qualifications

Job Description – Early Childhood CPP Teacher:

The Early Childhood CPP Teacher, under the supervision of the Early Childhood Education Director will work in partnership with Poudre School District Early Childhood to implement the Colorado Preschool Program. This includes planning for and implementing a developmentally based, educational program for an assigned classroom of children, ages 3-5, that meets the cognitive, physical, social and emotional needs of both the individual child and the group. While the Colorado Preschool Program follows the PSD school year schedule, this is a year-round position

Education/Knowledge & Experience Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Previous experience working with children three to five years of age and/or CPP/Head Start preferred.
  2. Preferred-minimum of six months experience working in an early childhood classroom with ability to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including; at risk, special needs, gifted, and culturally diverse.
  3. Minimum Early Childhood Lead Teacher Qualifications set by the Colorado Office of Early Childhood required.
  4. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in any field and course work equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience preferred.
  5. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus but not required.
  6. Experience working with children and families in a social service setting preferred.
  7. Ability to apply Early Child Development theory in daily classroom activities and adapt to the individual needs of the children.

We Offer:

  • Engaging and Fun, Family-Focused Environment
  • Multi-Cultural Experiences
  • Low Teacher-Child Ratios
  • Supportive Coworkers
  • Personal and Professional Growth Opportunities
  • Mission-Driven, Dedicated Staff
  • Community Connections
  • Much, Much More!


Starting paying $12-$13 per hour depending on experience and qualifications

Paid holidays and time off after 90 day

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

To Apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications to: [email protected], or mail to: The Family Center/La Familia, Attn: Joseph Ziegler, 309 Hickory Street #5, Fort Collins, CO 80524, or fax to: 970-416-7448.

Email: [email protected]