Join a strong team that is passionate about our children and values each person’s unique contributions. Teach in our state-of-the art facilities that are custom-built for young children. Educare DC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
It is the philosophy of Educare DC that human capital is our greatest resource. Therefore, wage transparency, equitable compensation and market competitiveness are core organizational principles that we are committed to and have embedded into our practices. Read more about the Educare DC Compensation Philosophy here.
Why join Educare DC?
EQUITABLE COMPENSATION: Educare DC is proud to participate in the Early Childhood Educator Pay Equity Fund, which has established minimum salary requirements for all eligible early childhood educators.
LEARN & GROW: Educare DC offers professional development opportunities for all employees through personalized coaching and mentorship, dedicated professional development days, workshops, seminars and conferences. The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) reimburses staff for eligible classes related to their job.
HEALTH & WELLNESS: Educare DC offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, 8 weeks of paid parental leave for eligible staff, and more. We also support the mental health and wellness of our staff through a partnership with the Wellbeing in School Environments (WISE) Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. Through this partnership we provide staff with wellness sessions and individual support to uplift the social/emotional wellbeing of our teaching staff, support staff, and entire school environment.
HOLISTIC BENEFITS: Retirement accounts with company match and available enrollment slots for the children of Educare DC staff.
Educare DC serves 424 children from birth to five years – and their families – through our state-of-the-art center and through community partnerships. Building on the program foundations of Early Head Start and Head Start, Educare DC promotes school readiness by implementing effective programming aimed at closing the opportunity gap for children in the early years. Educare DC is part of the 25-school Educare Learning Network that serves as a platform for broader change, inspiring high-quality programs in communities, improving public policies nationally and within each state, and demonstrating a comprehensive, research-based approach to the first five years of life and learning. Educare DC draws on a blend of private and public dollars, including child care funding, Early Head Start, Head Start, Pre-K, and other state and federal funding streams.