Join our team & grow with us to change the future of our East Gate Kids!!!

Are you looking to make a real difference in the lives of young children? At East Gate Kids, we believe that teachers have the power to shape and inspire the next generation.

In everything we do, we aim to uphold these six values, along with our childcare's core values, as a cornerstone of our approach:

Collaborative Team: We believe in the power of teamwork.

Professional Growth: We are committed to the growth and development of our teachers.

Impactful Work: Your dedication and passion will be appreciated and recognized.

Wisdom: We prioritize experience and knowledge to make informed and wise decisions.

Care: We prioritize the well-being of our employees and provide them with the support they need.

Open Minds, Hearts & Hands: At East Gate Kids, we believe in embracing diversity, always being compassionate, and welcoming everyone with open hands.


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Step-by-step process for applying at East Gate Kids:

1. Submit Resume:
- Applicants should prepare and submit their updated resumes, highlighting relevant qualifications and experience.
- Resumes can be submitted through our online application portal on our website “JOIN OUR TEAM!”.

2. Fill out an application in-person:
- Applicants are requested to visit our facility in person to complete an application form.
- The application form collects personal information, education background, work history, references, and other pertinent details.

3. Interview with Director or Admin:
- After reviewing the submitted resume and application, selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.
- The interview will be conducted by the Director or an administrative staff member.
- During the interview, applicants will have the opportunity to discuss their qualifications, teaching philosophy, and ask any questions about the position or the center.

4. Working Interview in the Classroom:
- Candidates who successfully pass the initial interview stage may be invited for a working interview in one of our classrooms.
- This working interview typically lasts for 15-30 minutes and allows the applicant to showcase their skills and interact with children under the supervision of a lead teacher.

5. Decision by Teachers and Admin Team:
- Following the working interview, the teachers and admin team will convene to discuss each candidate.
- Factors such as qualifications, experience, performance during the working interview, and compatibility with the team will be taken into account.
- A joint decision will be made regarding whether to extend an offer of employment.

6. New Teacher Hiring:
- If the decision is made to hire a new teacher, the successful candidate will be contacted and offered the position.
- Details regarding salary, benefits, orientation, and start date will be discussed and finalized.
- The new teacher will be provided with necessary paperwork and information to complete the hiring process.

Please note that this process is subject to change and may vary depending on the specific needs and requirements of East Gate Kids.

Your resume will be valid for 90 days. If you don't receive any communication from us within that time period, it means that we are not currently hiring. After 90 days, you are welcome to reapply if you are still interested in working with us. Don't give up, as sometimes the timing may not be right. We appreciate your understanding and hope to have the opportunity to consider your application in the future.

Internship Opportunities

Are you a college student pursuing a degree in Early Childhood Education, looking to complete your 45-hour course, CDC, associate, bachelor's, or master's classes required hours of practice? Or are you an individual under 18 years old with a passion for learning and making a difference? Look no further! Our organization offers internship opportunities tailored to meet the needs of both college students and young volunteers.

If you're studying Early Childhood Education and need to fulfill your program's practicum requirements, our internship program is designed to provide you with valuable hands-on experience in a supportive environment. As an intern, you will have the opportunity to apply the theoretical knowledge you've gained in the classroom to real-life early childhood settings. Through practical training, observation, and active participation, you will develop the skills necessary to become a successful early childhood educator.

For College Students:

During your internship, you will work closely with experienced educators who will serve as mentors, providing guidance, feedback, and support as you navigate your role. You will have the chance to observe and assist in various activities, such as lesson planning, classroom management, and child development assessments. This immersive experience will not only enhance your understanding of early childhood education but also equip you with the practical skills needed for your future career.

For Volunteers Under 18 Years Old:

If you're under 18 years old and eager to learn more about early childhood education while making a positive impact on the lives of young children, our volunteer internship program is the perfect opportunity for you. Through this program, you will have the chance to engage in hands-on activities, interact with children, and gain insightful experiences that will foster personal and educational growth.

As a volunteer intern, you will work alongside our experienced staff and educators, assisting them in daily activities and projects. You will have the opportunity to contribute to lesson planning, organize educational materials, and engage in creative activities with the children. This internship will provide you with a supportive environment to learn about child development, teaching strategies, and the importance of early education.

Please Note!

Due to the individualized attention we provide to our interns, we can only accept a maximum of two volunteers at a time. This ensures that each intern receives the guidance and mentorship needed to excel in their roles.

Don't miss this incredible opportunity to gain practical experience and make a difference in the lives of young children. Contact us today to inquire about our internship availability and take your first step towards a rewarding career in early childhood education!

Equal Opportunity Statement

EGK is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age (40 and older), race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. EGK is dedicated to the fulfillment of this policy in regard to all aspects of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, placement, transfer, training, promotion, rates of pay, and other compensation, termination, and all other terms, conditions, and privileges of employment.