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Kids & Company is one of North American’s fastest growing child care companies. We currently have 5 locations in and around Chicago, and are opening soon in Boston and New York City. Kids & Company’s greatest priority is to ensure that we meet every child’s individual needs, by providing a stimulating, secure and loving environment. We are always looking for great people to join our team!

Career Opportunities at our Childcare Centres

The Staff at our child care centers includes qualified teachers in the Early Childhood Education space. Our experienced staff are experts in providing nurturing care that helps deliver a positive learning experience. 

  • Assistant Teacher (MA) (Boston, MA)
    • Job Summary

      Job Summary
      Reporting to the Center Director, acts as an integral member of the Kids & Company team to assist in the overall care and supervision of a child age group through the conscientious application of Kids & Company standards to achieve our mission statement: to provide quality primary and backup childcare services conveniently located near our children’s parent’s place of work. We aim to assist corporations in creating a healthy work/life balance.

      Essential Functions
      • Assists in all areas of implementation of enriched programs in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy;
      • Assists children in activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, demonstrating the use of simple musical instruments, preparing craft materials and demonstrating their use and providing opportunities for creative expression;
      • Works with the team in the classroom to provide excellent supervision and interaction with children at all times including in all classroom, sleep room, outside/walking and playground activities;
      • Promotes open communication and works cooperatively and effectively as a team member and communicates and contributes information on a continuous basis;
      • Meets emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child in the classroom;
      • Follows all center policies as outlined in the Staff Handbook and Staff Policy Manual including Behavior Management, Serious Occurrence, Anaphylactic, Technology Use, Fire Drills, Workplace Harassment and Violence and Health and Safety practices;
      • Assists in tasks to prepare and maintain the indoor and outdoor play areas for children’s use, including checking toys and equipment to ensure safe functioning and performing various housekeeping and sanitizing duties as required;
      • Participates in lunch, diapering, bathroom and toilet training duties and promotes healthy and independent practices;
      • Ensures any special dietary requirements are met;
      • Maintains open, positive, friendly and cooperative relationships with each child’s family;
      • Assists with all administrative tasks including entries for the classroom log book, center communication log book and will provide details for emergency and incident reporting in a timely manner to the Early Childhood Educator, Center Director or designate in charge;
      • Maintains confidentiality;
      • Attends monthly staff meetings;
      • Attends staff development workshops;
      • Adheres to dress code;
      • If designated, takes call and messages in a polite, helpful manner;
      • At times you may be asked to assist in other room or at another location;
      • Performs other related duties as assigned.

      Job Specifications
      • Infant/Child C.P.R. and First Aid updated yearly
      • High standard of professionalism
      • Enthusiasm for serving public ensuring that all children and clients are cared for equally
      and in accordance with Kids & Company standards
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and respond
      appropriately to client and children’s needs
      • High energy level with a strong work ethic
      • Excellent organization skills to prioritize workload in order to achieve results in a
      constantly changing environment
      • Ability to safeguard confidential information
      • The incumbent must be capable of lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 pounds
      • A criminal reference check and verification of medical suitability will be required as
      specified in Licensing Regulations
      • Must meet minimum Massachusetts/County/Boston Licensing Standards for the position

      Learn More

  • Assistant Center Director (Boston, MA)
    • Job Summary

      Job Summary
      Reporting to the Center Director, acts as an integral member of the Kids & Company team to
      assist in the overall management of day to day operations of a child care facility through the
      conscientious application of Kids & Company standards to achieve our mission statement: to
      provide quality primary and backup childcare services conveniently located near our
      children’s parent’s place of work. We aim to assist corporations in creating a healthy
      work/life balance.

      Essential Functions
      • Plans and implements programs in accordance with curriculum objectives,
      developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy;
      • Meets emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child in the classroom;
      • Acts as Center Director in the director’s absence; otherwise works on program as
      per the ECE job description essential functions and job requirements;
      • Assists in planning, organizing, directing and controlling the day to day operations of the
      child care facility, including scheduling for business needs, opening and closing
      procedures, ready for business standards and delegation and execution of duties in the
      Center Director’s absence;
      • Ensures that all relevant legislative requirements are met including Children and Family
      services/Daycare licensing, Public Health Department, Fire Department, Municipal bylaws,
      Human Rights Code, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Labor
      Relations/Employment Standards, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act;
      • Motivates and leads staff through personal example regarding client relations, center
      cleanliness, program development, classroom leadership, health and safety practices,
      uniform standards, staff relations, and compliance with corporate programs;
      • Assists when required to recruit and select qualified staff in conjunction with Center
      Director and oversee staff development through on-going training, performance
      appraisals, discipline and fair and consistent leadership;
      • Assists to ensure the center is ready for business with all necessary supplies and
      equipment such as arts and crafts, large furnishings, cleaning supplies, office equipment
      and children’s toys;
      • Promotes open communication and teamwork with all staff through personal example
      and use of positive employee relations techniques;
      • Resolves parent complaints through excellence in customer service and adherence to
      Kids & Company guidelines and efficient follow up;
      • Accurately performs administrative tasks in a timely manner including payroll
      submissions, daily and weekly reports and WOW moments when required;
      • Performs other related assignments as required.

      Job Specifications
      • Meets minimum requirements set by Massachusetts/County/Boston Licensing. Kids & Company
      prefers Lead Teachers have earned a Bachelor in Early Child Education/Child
      Development, Early Childhood Associates Degree or a CDA proffered by a recognized
      College or University.
      • Infant/Child C.P.R. and First Aid updated yearly
      • Minimum two years’ experience in the Early Childhood Education field
      • Early Childhood Administration and Supervisor program would be an asset
      • Knowledge of children’s development, agency policies and human resources procedures
      • High standard of professionalism
      • Enthusiasm for serving public ensuring that all children and clients are cared for equally
      and in accordance with Kids & Company standards
      • Participative yet assertive management style: leads by personal example, coaching,
      teamwork, but not hesitant to make decisions and direct activities
      • Excellent communication skills with the ability to listen and respond appropriately to
      client, children and staff needs as well as communicate with tact and diplomacy
      • High energy level with a strong work ethic
      • Excellent organization skills to prioritize workload in order to achieve results in a
      constantly changing environment
      • Able to maintain the smooth operation of the daycare center through the ability to
      function as part of a cohesive team
      • Ability to safeguard confidential information
      • The incumbent must be capable of lifting and/or pushing up to 45 pounds
      • A criminal reference check and verification of medical suitability will be required as
      specified in Licensing Regulations.

      Learn More

  • Lead Teacher (Boston, MA)
    • Job Summary

      Reporting to the Center Director, acts as an integral member of the Kids & Company team to
      assist in the overall management of day to day supervision and operations of a child age group
      through the conscientious application of Kids & Company standards to achieve our mission
      statement: to provide quality primary and backup childcare services conveniently located
      near our children’s parent’s place of work. We aim to assist corporations in creating a
      healthy work/life balance.

      Essential Functions
      • Plans and implements enriched programs in accordance with curriculum objectives,
      developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy;
      • Leads children in activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, demonstrating
      the use of simple musical instruments, preparing craft materials and demonstrating their
      use and providing opportunities for creative expression;
      • Takes a leadership role in the classroom and provides excellent supervision and
      interaction with children at all times including in all classroom, sleeproom, outside and
      playground activities;
      • Observes children in their surroundings and assesses individual and group needs;
      • Promotes open communication and works cooperatively and effectively as a team
      member and communicates and contributes information on a continuous basis;
      • Provides training and acts as a role model for students, supply and new team members;
      • Meets emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child in the classroom;
      • Follows all center policies as outlined in the Staff Handbook and Staff Policy Manual
      including Behavior Management, Serious Occurrence, Anaphylactic, Technology Use,
      Fire Drills, Workplace Harassment and Violence and Health and Safety practices;
      • Prepares and maintains the indoor and outdoor play areas for children’s use, including
      checking toys and equipment to ensure safe functioning and performing various
      housekeeping and sanitizing duties as required;
      • Participates in lunch, diapering, bathroom and toilet training duties and promotes healthy
      and independent practices;
      • Ensures any special dietary requirements are met;
      • If designated, administers medication as authorized by a physician and maintain
      appropriate records;
      • Maintains open, positive, friendly and cooperative relationships with each child’s family;
      • Accurately performs all administrative tasks including entries for the classroom log book,
      center communication log book and required emergency and incident reporting in a
      timely manner;
      • Maintains confidentiality;
      • Attends monthly staff meetings;
      • Attends staff development workshops;
      • Adheres to dress code;If designated, takes calls and messages in a polite, helpful manner;
      • At times you may be asked to assist in another room or at another location;
      • Participates in team/room meetings;
      • Coordinates activities with other childhood educators and early childhood educator
      assistants and supply workers;
      • Performs other related duties as assigned.

      Job Specifications
      • Meets minimum requirements set by State/County/City Licensing. Kids & Company
      prefers Lead Teachers have earned a Bachelor in Early Child Education/Child
      Development, Early Childhood Associates Degree or a CDA proffered by a recognized
      College or University.
      • Infant/Child C.P.R. and First Aid updated yearly
      • Knowledge of Child Care programs
      • High standard of professionalism
      • Enthusiasm for serving public ensuring that all children and clients are cared for equally
      and in accordance with Kids & Company standards
      • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to listen and respond
      appropriately to client and children’s needs
      • High energy level with a strong work ethic
      • Excellent organization skills to prioritize workload in order to achieve results in a
      constantly changing environment
      • Ability to safeguard confidential information
      • The incumbent must be capable of lifting, pushing or pulling up to 50 pounds
      • A criminal reference check and verification of medical suitability will be required as
      specified in Licensing Regulations.
      • Meets Licensing requirements as set by your State/County/City Licensing bodies.
      • Must meet minimum State/County/City Licensing Standards for the position

      Learn More

Career Opportunities at our Head Office, Kitchens or Other Locations (Support Staff)

Not all of our employees work at our Childcare Center. Many of our staff members work to support our centers from our Head Office in Richmond Hill Ontario or throughout various geographical locations across Canada and in the US. Our Support staff consists of talented professionals from a variety of fields including Accounting, Administrative, Culinary, Human Resources, Marketing, Sales and More! Interested in becoming a member of our Support staff?

    There are no opportunities at this time. Come back soon!

Why work at Kids & Company?

Award Winning

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, Deloitte`s 50 Best Managed Companies, RBC Momentum Award and many more!

One of North American’s Fastest Growing Company – currently over 85 centres across the US and Canada

Illinois, Boston (coming soon), New York (coming soon), Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec

Excellent Benefits

We offer health, vision and dental insurance for our full-time employees, paid vacation sick time off, Life insurance and disability compensation

Ability to Transfer Locations

We post all of our position vacancies internally before we ever look at external candidates

Opportunities for Advancement

Unlike other companies where you have to wait for people to retire, Kids & Company is always growing and we have new positions becoming available all the time!

Excellent Programing

Early Ready and Pre-Literacy, Fine Arts, Spanish, Music, Munchkinetics (movement and active play)

KidCo Kitchen

We cook and serve our own nutritious food out of regional kitchens

Hiring Process

  1. Submit your resume to careers@kidsandcompany.com

  2. Qualified candidates for whom we may have a position available may be sent an email screening. The email screening asks questions about your qualifications, experience and what kind of position you are looking for.

  3. If you are selected to move forward, you will be contacted about scheduling an in-person interview at one of our locations. Candidates that apply to work at our Childcare Center may be asked during the interview to spend some time in the classroom, create a program plan and answer “scenario” questions.

  4. Once the interview is complete, we will require 2 or more professional references.

  5. If you are offered a position, you will be provided with an offer letter and a list of hiring requirements that must be completed prior to starting. This list varies depending on your region. It may include; a police clearance, a medical check and CPR/First Aid certification.

Open Interviews at our Childcare Centers

(For positions at our Childcare Center only)


Each Childcare Center holds an open interview time for our Childcare Positions. If you are interested in working at Kids & Company, please feel free to drop in to the location of your choice at the following times:

Please note that all hiring decisions are made through our centralized Human Resources department, so you only need to attend an interview at one location. While we appreciate everyone's interest in working with Kids & Company, only those being considered to move forward in the interview process will be contacted. Kids & Company is an equal opportunity employer. Kids & Company is committed to providing accommodation to persons with disabilities so that they may pursue employment opportunities in a similar way to other applicants. If you require accommodation as a job applicant, please contact us by emailing careers@kidsandcompany.com or call us at (480) 707-7259.