Employment Opportunities

The Silverado Modjeska Recreation and Park District (SMRPD) is a local government special district established by the Orange County Board of Supervisors in 1961. Its purpose is to provide a well-rounded, wholesome program of recreation and leisure time activities for residents of the County's canyon areas, which includes Silverado, Ladd, Black Star, Williams and Modjeska canyons. SMRPD owns and/or operates five facilities: two community parks, two community centers and a children’s center with two buildings on land leased from Orange County Parks.

General Manager

The General Manager is responsible for implementing the policy direction and decisions of the Board of Directors. As such, the General Manager plans, organizes, and directs all activities of the District, establishes goals, objectives, policies, and procedures for the District, and oversees the execution of all administrative policies, District programs, and the District’s Strategic Plan and goals. The Manager will supervise and control all District administrative, operational, and financial affairs. Through subordinate employees, the General Manager is responsible for the supervision of all District operations and staff, including oversight of the Silverado Children’s Center by working closely with the Director of the school. The Director of the Children’s Center will be the Chief Executive Officer for the school and report to the General Manager and Silverado Children’s Center Oversight Committee.

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To apply for this position please download and complete this application, then send it along with your resume to Isabell Kerins [email protected]

Lead Preschool Teacher

Silverado Children's Center is looking for a qualified teacher to join our energetic, adventurous, creative and caring staff. Applicants MUST have a love for small children (ages 2-6), animals, the outdoors, and be a team player. The Classroom Lead is responsible for the overall direction and management of one of our Silverado Children's Center Classrooms. This teacher is responsible for developing and implementing an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child enrolled in their classroom, in accordance with Title 22 and Silverado Children's Center’s Nature Preschool Philosophy.

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To apply for this position please download and complete this application, then send it along with your resume to Isabell Kerins [email protected]

Preschool Teacher

Silverado Children's Center is looking for qualified teachers to join our energetic, adventurous, creative and caring staff. Applicants MUST have a love for small children (ages 2-6), animals, the outdoors, and be a team player.

The Teacher role works under the direction of the Lead Teacher to support the lead with curriculum planning and implementation. This teacher is responsible for proactively suggesting opportunities for developing and implementing an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child enrolled in their classroom, in accordance with Title 22 and Silverado Children's Center’s Nature Preschool Philosophy.

The ideal candidate is friendly, supportive and professional.

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To apply for this position please download and complete this application, then send it along with your resume to Isabell Kerins [email protected]

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Silverado Children's Center is looking for a qualified assistant teacher to join our energetic, adventurous, creative and caring staff. Applicants MUST have a love for small children (ages 2-6), animals, the outdoors, and be a team player.

Assistant Teachers will work with students from all three classrooms as needed.

• Seedlings Classroom (ages 2-3... not potty trained)
• Acorns Classroom (ages 3-4)
• Pinecones Classroom (ages 4-6)

The ideal candidate is friendly, supportive and professional.

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To apply for this position please download and complete this application, then send it along with your resume to Isabell Kerins [email protected]

Preschool Teacher's Aide

Silverado Children's Center is looking for enthusiastic Preschool Aides to join our energetic, adventurous, creative and caring staff. Applicants MUST have a love for small children (ages 2-6), animals, the outdoors, and be a team player.

Preschool Aides help prepare our classrooms and play yards for daily activity, as well as supporting our teachers with various tasks. While the role’s primary functions are “behind-the-scenes” support, there ARE daily opportunities to assist in the classroom and interact with students.

This position is perfect for a high school graduate considering a position in the field of Early Childhood Education, or anyone looking for a part-time, consistent schedule. The ideal candidate is friendly, supportive and professional.

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To apply for this position please download and complete this application, then send it along with your resume to Isabell Kerins [email protected]