Educators

The ideal candidate for a teaching position at Acacia is dependable and punctual, puts the health and safety of children first, and has a true passion for providing education to even the smallest of learners. They have experience in curriculum design and enjoy creating an immersive experience with their themes. They understand the value of teamwork and are ready to lend a hand to their teaching family. They are lifetime learners and are interested in growing professionally and personally. They are an excellent verbal and written communicator and enjoy partnering with parents and families in the classroom.

Education breeds confidence.
Confidence breeds hope.
Hope breeds peace.
— Confucius

Career Opportunities

Wobbler Lead Teacher (ages 10-15 months)- Multiple shift options

Toddler Lead Teacher (Ages 12-24 months) - Multiple shift options

Preschool Lead Teacher (ages 2.5-3 years) - Multiple shift options

Coming Soon (Fall 2019): Transportation and/or After School Support (school age)

Leadership

Erin Jones, EdS

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As Executive Director of Acacia Learning Center, Dr. Erin Jones is dedicated to building up women and providing pathways for both personal and professional development. She puts in countless hours at Acacia as well as Arapahoe Community College where she is a professor of Early Childhood Education. She leads our tribe of educators with grace and understanding and values the contribution of each teacher to the collective body of Acacia.

Kristy Richards

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As Director of Operations, Kristy is invested in the successful implementation of each room’s curriculum and behavior plans. She is a coach and support to teachers in the classroom and the planning room. An advocate for mental health and self care, Kristy is passionate about helping women find services, programs, and options for breaking through the barriers we build ourselves. She is a listening ear and problem solver trying to help each teacher find her own strengths, what she loves about teaching, and ultimately love and enjoy the journey of education.

Katie Montoya

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As Assistant Director, Katie is the first point of contact for new and interested families. She gives tours, welcomes students, helps smooth the transition process, and is first to lend a hand when a classroom needs support. She has extensive knowledge in the area of curriculum development and leadership and age-appropriate practice which she shares throughout the center. She is excited to share her experience and expertise with teachers and provide students the environment to have unique experiences as they grow through each stage.