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Childcare Lead - Winter 24-25

The Little Nell

The Little Nell

Snowmass Village, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Company Description

With roots dating back to 1946 and a division of Aspen One, Aspen Skiing Company owns and operates four mountains—Snowmass, Aspen Mountain, Aspen Highlands, and Buttermilk—creating premium, sustainable, and transformative experiences in recreation, culture, and nature. In addition, the company runs the award-winning Aspen Snowmass Ski & Snowboard School, Four Mountain Sports rental and retail shops, and a collection of sustainably sourced on-mountain food and beverage outlets. Aspen Snowmass encompasses 5,680 acres of skiable terrain across four mountains, more than 40 ski lifts and more than 410 trails. Aspen One is the parent company of Aspen Skiing Company, Aspen Hospitality and ASPENX and leverages its influence across all of its business units to advance climate action, community engagement and racial justice. For more information, visit www.aspensnowmass.com or follow @aspensnowmass on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook.

Job Description

The Child Care Lead assists the Coordinator in ensuring our youngest guests and their parents are provided with the highest quality of guest service. Organizes the day to day activities within the Children’s Center to provide a safe, fun, and supportive environment. Coaches and monitors teachers in the classrooms and provides regular feedback and support.

The budgeted pay range for this position starts at $25.50. Housing is guaranteed. All of our childcare roles may be eligible for a county provided stipend.

Applications for this position will be accepted until October 1, 2024 for the 2024-2025 Winter Season.

Essential Job Functions

  • Oversee all aspects of the daily operations at the Children’s Center in conjunction with the Coordinator
  • Lead group activities for children including indoor and outdoor play, crafts, games, nap time, skiing and other recreational activities
  • Create and foster a productive and healthy team environment and monitor the performance of staff offering timely feedback and coaching
  • Assist Coordinator with staff training, scheduling, and performance reviews
  • Ensures appropriate practices and curriculum are being used and implemented according to best practice and department guidelines
  • Responsible for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all children at all times


  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Degree in a related field required or extensive documented experience in working with children ages 3 and under required; must meet guidelines outlined in Colorado State Licensing
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment and independently with groups of children required
  • Strong understanding of child development preferred
  • Ability to speak Spanish or Portuguese preferred

Additional Information

Supervision given: Exercises general supervision over Child Care Attendants. Assigns a variety of routine tasks, sets general expectations of results expected within company’s policies and procedures. Responsibilities include but are not limited to planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Supervision received: Works under general supervision of the Program Coordinator. Receives continuing or individual assignments according to supervisor’s directions and may perform routine tasks. Expectations of the quality, quantity and deadlines are clearly set. Instructions, advice and assistance available as needed. Work is reviewed on demand or during scheduled check-ins.

Work Environment and Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand, walk or be on your feet for extended periods of time. Kneeling and bending may be required
  • Regularly work indoors with no adverse conditions. Some positions require exposure to outdoor elements or a combination of both indoors and outdoors and may be required to walk on slippery and uneven surfaces
  • Must be able to frequently lift, push or pull up to 50 lbs. individually or with assistance

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. By accepting a position with Aspen Skiing Company, you acknowledge that you are able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. To request accommodation during the application and interviewing process, please contact Human Resources at 970-300-7700.

This job description is designed to indicate the general nature and level of work. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Duties and responsibilities may change at any time with or without notice.

Aspen Skiing Company / ASPENX / The Little Nell / Limelight Hotel is an equal opportunity employer.

For an overview of Aspen Skiing Company's benefits and other compensation visit www.aspensnowmass.com/employment/benefits-and-perks

As of March 11th 2022, Aspen Skiing Company, ASPENX, The Little Nell, and The Limelight Hotels will no longer require all active employees to be fully vaccinated in the workplace. Read more about our policies as it relates to employee safety here