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Pre-k Teacher


Urban Sprouts Child Development Center
University City, MO 63130

Start Date: August 15, 2022

Description, Responsibilities, & Duties

Urban Sprouts Child Development Center believes that the purpose of early childhood education should be to ignite and nurture every child’s natural curiosity and interest in the world around them. Through the Reggio Inspired approach, our children are given rich and diverse experiences in order to fully and joyfully engage the world around them.

We are looking for candidates to join our team that are as passionate as we are about developing the whole child. Enthusiastic Team Players are needed!

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

We are most interested in candidates with the following:

· Must be 18 years of age or older

· Must pass a criminal background check

· Have experience working in an accredited facility (preferred)

· Have, or in pursuit of, an Associates or Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education or a related field. In the process of obtaining or holds a CDA. (preferred)

· The ability to meet state and accreditation requirements for education and experience

· References that can attest to work ethic and early childhood experience

· Knowledge of DAP and the Reggio Emilia Method (preferred)

· As a condition of employment, applicants will be required to provide proof of their vaccination status

Salary & Benefits

Salary is competitive and based on experience and education.

$300 sign on bonus

50% off childcare tuition if you choose to enroll your children
Scholarships also available through EHS and HS with Youth In Need
Medical Health Insurance of which we pay 50% of the premium
Dental & Vision insurance of which we pay 50% of the premium

Scholarships are available through T.E.A.C.H. for Associate and Bachelor’s degree’s in Early Childhood Education.
Lunch served by the kitchen to the children is available to all employees with prior notice to kitchen staff to be included in the lunch count
Free CPR/First Aid training as well as other training throughout the year
2 Paid Mental Health Days a year
One Week of Paid Sick/Vacation time for your first year with us
One Week of Paid Holiday Vacation time during our winter break
403 B retirement plan (no matching available at this time)

Application Procedures

Please submit your cover letter and resume to

Program Description

Urban Sprouts is a private nonprofit early childhood center in the heart of University City. Our school is a joyful, encouraging, and diverse educational community that honors and empowers every aspect of children’s learning. Our goal is to support each child in her or his development as a socially capable, creative, and inspired citizen.

Contact Info

Andrea Barragan

Your support will help us advance the quality of every child's one childhood.

Together, we are empowering exceptional education.