Join our team!

If you’re passionate about giving children a great start in life and want to help create positive outcomes for them, we invite you to explore career opportunities with us. Our team and program are among the best in the industry with key management leading the organization for an average of 15-20 years. All of our eligible centers are accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), an achievement earned by only 8% of early care and education programs.

Our classroom teachers use an age-appropriate, literacy-based curriculum to guide and nurture the development of young children. We provide excellent benefits, working environments, support, supplies and on-going professional development, as well as competitive salaries that are commensurate with education and experience.

Job Openings as of 9/20/2021

All Early Connections employees hired on or after October 11, 2021 will be required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine and submit proof of full vaccination or the first dose (if a two dose vaccine) prior to their first day of work. Job candidates that have been extended an offer of employment, but have not yet started, and need accommodations for medical or religious reasons must contact the Vice President of HR before their first day of work for additional information on the accommodation process.

Current signing bonuses!

Qualified applicants for Teacher positions may be eligible for a sign on bonus of $1,000!
Details: $500 paid at 3 months and the second $500 at 6 months.
Teachers positions only, not Teacher Assistants or other positions. Center Directors will receive a $2,000 signing bonus! $1,000 after 6 months of employment and $1,000 after 1 year. 

All positions require pre-employment drug screening, an employment physical, fingerprinting and background check. To apply for these career opportunities download the application and email it to HR@earlyconnections.org.

Center Director, Lead Teacher and Teacher applicants MUST include copies of their transcripts with their application.



  • Employee Medical covered 75% by employer
  • Employer paid Life Insurance
  • HRA $300 yearly allowance (must be enrolled in medical plan)
  • Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability and 401(k) offered
  • Continuing education support
  • Paid out of classroom planning time
  • Child care discount for children ages 3+, save up to $14,040/year
  • Paid professional development
  • Growth opportunities
  • Generous time off
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Free parking

Meaningful Work

We offer center, home and community based programming to improve vocabulary, social emotional awareness, learn through play and communicative skills. If you’re interested in a career that provides personal and professional satisfaction with a long-term career path, then Early Connections Learning Centers is the perfect place for you! We are looking for enthusiastic people with a passion for working with children and making a difference in the life of a child.



We value and promote collaboration, a positive culture among families, staff and administration, and provide the support and expertise to ensure our students and teachers succeed. We dedicate ourselves every day to benefit our children and families. We celebrate successes — and we enjoy life in beautiful Colorado Springs!


Creativity & Leadership

We welcome innovation and encourage creative expression. We’re open to new ideas, and we provide opportunities for professional growth, advancement and leadership. Early Connections is involved at the local, state and national levels of early education advancement and collaboration and is dedicated to improving many aspects of our field. With us, you can learn from the best — and make your own contribution.

Early Connections Learning Centers is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants must be currently authorized to accept employment in the U.S.

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