Want to work in an environment whose simple purpose is to:
"Build people up so they may in turn build up others"?
Little Sprouts Academy is always looking to add great fit, like-minded individuals to our team of dedicated and passionate early childhood educators!
Have you always seemed to have a knack for working with kids? Have children always seemed to flock to you? Are you a builder of young minds? Does your heart melt when you see a child that needs a little extra love and attention? Do your friends have to hold you back from finding your way towards every baby you see out in public? If so, we want to talk to you…
Little Sprouts Academy is always keeping an eye out for an Early Childhood Teacher, a team member, that will fit our culture and core values. All of our classrooms work together as a unit with a lead teacher, generally a regular assistant teacher, and other part time assistants throughout the day. It truly takes a TRIBE in each classroom and as a center. You won’t be alone as you all work together as a team to build each other up to then build up the children! Truly every moment is an opportunity to get down to their level and make a difference in many lives! Hugs and high fives all day? You got it! This isn’t just a J-O-B, this is a position for a DIFFERENCE MAKER.
We are a 5-star, nationally accredited, eco-healthy and breastfeeding friendly child care program. On our team, we focus heavily on unity and our core values, which are: hope, integrity, innovation, service, family, and health. We stand behind our purpose statement of “building people up so they may in turn build up others”. If this speaks to you, apply today to join our team!
“The past 6+ years of being (and FEELING like) a valued and appreciated part of the Little Sprouts team in Menomoniewas one of the best decisions I have ever made. The office team ~ Mr. Joe, Ms. Lucy, Ms. Megan and Ms. Gabby have always been uplifting, supportive and encouraging. They work tirelessly to help anyone who reaches out to them and makes certain they are doing the very best they can to help at all times. The team knows how much they do…and it shows in the quality team members they hire at Little Sprouts! I know if I ever need anything I can always turn to them~ that is what family does for each other and working at Little Sprouts is more like a supportive family that is always there to listen and help in any way they can. Best job I have ever had besides being a mom! I love and will always love Little Sprouts ~ my home away from home!”
“I’ve enjoyed building people up at Little Sprouts because they are environmentally friendly, serving natural and organic food and that I could be with a group of children being of service. Little Sprouts Team are a supportive & Loving family! An enjoyable and challenging job I am proud to be part of.”
“Little Sprouts Team are kind, family like and caring. The Little Sprouts team has helped me understand what a work family is supposed to feel like. The warmth, atmosphere and caring hearts of everyone can be felt each day. I know that I can trust all of the employees at Little Sprouts and rely on them for anything that I need. I feel welcomed each time I talk to anyone in the building. We have a great culture of building each other up and caring for one another!”
Some of our Amazing Benefits Include:
Competitive pay that looks beyond just education and experience to things like years of parenting and even your interview and audition in the classrooms!
9 paid holidays when Little Sprouts is closed: (After 90 day probation)
PTO after 6 months (in the works!)
A 3% Matching IRA
Paid staff meetings and some paid continuing education opportunities
Fun bonuses and incentives!
Meals while working!
Teach in an environment that is committed to building people up and committed to unity!
New facility with lots of outdoor space AND an indoor gym!
Direct deposit paychecks!
Be immersed in a positive and healthy working environment with a small family feel.
Various staff appreciation events!
- Options for group rate supplementary insurances.
An environment focused on learning through play!
My name is Gabriela, but please feel free to call me Gabby! I have worked in early childhood education for over 5 years now. During this time, I have enjoyed working in a variety of childcare environments, which has given me well-rounded experience. I look forward to taking into this new role. A little background on myself—I began my schooling in early childhood education at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. I graduated with my associate degree in May of 2014, and from there went on to obtain my bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from UW-River Falls in August of 2018. Realizing how the world of childcare and education is constantly evolving, I am always learning something new to better myself and ultimately provide better education services to the children in my care. I am looking forward to working to establish positive relationships with all parents and families.
- Communicate effectively with colleagues and parents
- Be energetic, positive, willing to learn and grow
- Able to work in all types of environments
- Change diapers and/or help with toileting
- Be perceptive and aware of all children in your care
- Assist with getting children to sleep during nap time
- Meet the needs, interests, and abilities of the children
Assistant Teachers (additional expectations)
- Assist with implementation of weekly lesson plans/activities
- Maintain daily written and verbal communication with parents
- Support lead teacher in daily activities
Lead Teachers (additional expectations)
- Create and implement weekly lesson plans/activities
- Conduct parent/teacher conferences twice per year
- Create classroom schedule and adhere to it
- Maintain daily written and verbal communication with parents
Want to be a part of a purpose and values driven organization?
On our team, we focus heavily on unity and our core values, which are: hope, integrity, innovative, service, family, and health. We stand behind our purpose statement of “building people up so they may in turn build up others”. No not all days are perfect… but directly impacting young lives and having fun while doing it sure can be refreshing! Like a cool soak on a hot summer day…