Childcare Director

Lakeshore Talent

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Lakeshore Talent is working alongside a premier childcare facility in Durango, CO, dedicated to providing high-quality early childhood education and care for young children. Ideal candidates would be committed to fostering a safe, nurturing, and stimulating environment where children can learn, grow, and thrive.

Location – Durango, CO
Pay – $25 – 40/hr, depending on experience

Job Description: We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Childcare Director to oversee the daily operations. The Childcare Director will be responsible for providing leadership, guidance, and support to our team of teachers and staff to ensure the highest standards of care and education are maintained while caring for children ages 6 weeks to 6 years.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement curriculum that promotes the physical, emotional, cognitive, and social development of children.
  • Recruit, hire, train, and supervise staff members.
  • Create and manage daily and weekly schedules; working to fill needs as they arise
  • Create a positive and supportive work environment for staff.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the childcare center, including scheduling, budgeting, and facilities management.
  • Maintain open communication with parents and families.
  • Ensure compliance with all licensing and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with community partners and stakeholders.
  • Stay current with best practices in early childhood education and childcare.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in a leadership role in a childcare setting.
  • Colorado Shines Director and large center qualifications, required 
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of early childhood education and development principles.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with staff, parents, and community partners.


  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits
  • Employer childcare included

Qualified applicants please send resumes to

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