Magic Bus Program Coordinator

Salary: 50,000-53,000
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Vail Valley, CO
Publish Date: Posted August 30, 2023
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This position is responsible for implementing the operation of the Magic Bus program. Specific areas of responsibility include: plan quality daily lessons as they relate to the curriculum, interact directly with children/families, observe/document student growth and development using TS-GOLD, maintain database records, conduct three home visits per year with each family, and maintain a safe, clean environment on the Magic Bus.



Core duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recruit and enroll new students each summer and throughout the academic year depending on enrollment numbers and in accordance to eligibility regulations.
  • Create and implement quality daily lesson plans/activities that are developmentally appropriate for 3- to 5-year-old children.
  • Build trust and strong relationships with students and their families.
  • Remain in compliance with all licensing rules and regulations in accordance with the Colorado Department of Early Childhood including all emergency preparedness procedures and drills.
  • Commit to quality improvement requirements in accordance with Colorado Shines Quality Rating and Improvement system.
  • Provide a safe, healthy, clean environment on the Magic Bus in accordance with CDHS licensing standards and report vehicle maintenance issues to manager
  • Observe/document student growth and development using TS-GOLD daily.
  • Maintain accurate records that include attendance, applications and student files and enter into database systems in a timely manner.
  • Attend workshops, trainings, conferences for the purpose of professional development as scheduled by manager and attend organization staff meetings as scheduled by leadership.
  • Schedule and conduct three home visitations per year for all participating Magic Bus families.
  • Attend, facilitate, and assist manager in organizing Family Workshops.



  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish in the areas of speaking, reading, and writing.
  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, preferred.
  • Minimum two years’ experience working with children 3 to 5 years old, preferred.
  • Must have reliable vehicle and a valid driver’s license.
  • Strong interpersonal skills that include the ability to communicate and work effectively with students, parents, and community partners.
  • CPR/First Aid certified within 30 days of hire date.
  • Experience in the use of technology strongly, preferred.



This is a salaried, full time year-round position eligible for all VVF employment benefits.

$50,000 – $53,000 annual salary.

Our employees are a critical part of who we are and employee wellness is an important priority for our organization. As a result, we offer an array of employee benefits, including but not limited to:

  • Employee and family health insurance plan
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance
  • Supplemental insurance options
  • Short and long term disability plans
  • 401k retirement plan with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Added Perks!
    • Tickets to shows at the VPAC and GRFA
    • FREE ski pass

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