Child Care Center Director in Training

Join a strong community where all we do is care-for the children and families we serve every day, as well as for our dedicated team members. Our people are our best asset. We listen and we know what you're looking for:

  • You want benefits. We support you with a minimum 50% childcare discount, immediate access to benefits, innovative health programs, 401(k) company match, and much more.
  • You want balance. We offer flexible schedules that work for you, no nights or weekends, the ability to bring your children to work with you, and paid time off.
  • You want opportunity. We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
  • You want recognition. We provide a positive, fun workplace where employees are appreciated.

Ready to take the next step in your Early Childhood Management Career? At a La Petite Academy, a Learning Care Group brand, we are more than just a Daycare!  We offer job stability, longevity, and a nationwide support network to help you achieve your career goals!

With Learning Care Group’s Director-in-Training program, you will receive hands-on training and support from our company’s best and brightest school leaders as you prepare to assume a Director role of your own Center! 

As a Director in Training, you get to: 

  • Lead! Manage school staff by planning work schedules, evaluating staff performance, and developing performance improvement plans. Assist with the implementation of Company-provided curriculum, which includes coaching, communicating, and interpreting standards with teachers. 
  • Promote! Ensure the school operates in accordance with company and state licensing standards, while promoting a positive partnership within the surrounding community. 
  • Innovate! Spark imagination, build self-esteem, and help children discover new things each day in an educational, caring, and safe environment. 
  • Build! Recruit, select, and retain quality staff.  
  • Learn! In addition to shadowing your local mentor Directors, you will join a network of ECE professionals from over 1,070 Child Care centers and growing!

Job Benefits

  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision) on DAY 1 for full-time employees
  • Career growth opportunities (at MULTIPLE locations) across the country!
  • Paid Time Off + Paid Holidays
  • Flexible PTO upon promotion to Director position!
  • $1,000 Annual Tuition Reimbursement for eligible employees
  • Flexible Scheduling Options
  • Generous Childcare Discount
  • Referral and Reward Programs
  • Company paid Professional Development Training
  • 401K Match and Daily Pay
  • No Nights, Weekends, or Holidays

Job Requirements: 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age. 
  • High School diploma or equivalent. 
  • CDA, associate, or bachelor’s degree preferred in Early Childhood Education or related field. 
  • Must meet state education and experience requirements for Child Care center director.   
  • 1-2 years of supervisory/management experience; experience in early childhood education strongly preferred. 

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.