Lead Teachers $500 Sign On Bonus

Job Description

Pay up to $15.50/hr. -  Depending on Experience

Signing Bonus up to $500

Kiddie Academy® Educational Child Care has been preparing young minds for future success since its founding in 1981. Kiddie Academy provides quality educational child care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Our Life Essentials® curriculum focuses on activity-based, hands-on learning that makes it fun for children and teachers. We believe that nurturing a lifelong love of learning is an asset that children can carry from our Academies into their homes and communities. Kiddie Academy Educational Child Care is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily planning, management, and supervision of the classroom and children.
  • Generally, is assisted in the classroom by an assistant teacher.
  • Is responsible for ensuring that all parents, children, and classroom staff's concerns are appropriately addressed.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or related fields or High School Diploma
  • 1+ year of experience working with children
  • Daycare/Childcare experience required
  • Must meet state requirements for the position.
  • Must be able to lift no less than 40 pounds on a consistent basis throughout the workday to at least waist high
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours


  • Assists with planning and implementing academy-wide events.
  • Meets with prospective families; communicates appropriately with potential new customers.
  • Assists in evaluating personnel within the classroom.
  • Prepares the classroom portion of the monthly newsletter.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as necessary.
  • All employees are required to receive 12 hours of training each calendar year per DCFS requirements.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time