Early Childhood Teacher at KinderCare Education

Company Name
KinderCare Education
Job Title
Early Childhood Teacher
Company Location
Palatine, IL 60067
Contact Information
Required Education
2 Year Degree
Rate Range
Job Description

Teacher - Grow With Us! $250 Sign On Bonus!   -   ( 18000DVR )



We are growing and are in search of passionate people to grow with us! People like you! 


KinderCare Education is the nation’s leader in early childhood education. We nourish curiosity through purposeful experiences to create a future full of lifelong learners. From our National Support Center, to the classrooms where learning comes to life, we’re united by a passion to create a world of learning, joy and adventure for more than 161,000 children ages six-weeks through 12 years every day.


Our Teachers bring warmth, patience, and understanding to the classroom every day, encouraging children to learn and grow. They inspire children to be lifelong learners using our nationally recognized curriculum that promotes social, physical, verbal, and cognitive development. Our Teachers are committed to making their center successful and know that creating meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team play a crucial role in that success.


When you join our team as a Teacher you will:


< >Implement KCE’s curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child

Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn.

Partner and communicate with parents, with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children.   

Support your center’s success; partner with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditation, and engagement.

Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, community contacts and corporate partners.



Required Skills and Experience:


A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day.  

Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens.

Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively

Must possess active Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential and meet NAEYC candidacy requirements (or willing to obtain)

CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain

1+ year Early Childhood Education Experience (preferred)

Must meet state specific guidelines for the role

Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors.   Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.

Ability to speak, read, and write English.

The benefits our career professionals enjoy:


In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children's futures, KinderCare Education provides a competitive compensation package. Benefits include:


< >Medical, dental and vision

Discounted child care

Generous paid time off

Education assistance and reimbursement

Medical expense reimbursement/ Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs

401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match

Primary Location

:   US-Illinois-Palatine

Work Locations


301067 Palatine IL  

929 E Palatine Road  

  Palatine   60067


:   Teacher and Center Staff


:   KCLC


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

Assiciates Degree in Early Childhood or


How to Apply
Email Resume to Elizabeth Leach at eleach@kc-education.com