I worked at American Child Care part-time (More than 3 years)
You get to work with kids and prepare them for the future to come. The pay was not great and hard to live off of quite frankly but if you really care about children and dealing with parents on a daily basis it's a great place to make memories.
It was not perfect the building was not in great shape. Also because of where we were located the kids were not the best behaved nor did the parents make them mind so that was difficult to deal with on a daily basis.
Advice to Management
Keep the teachers motivated to stay passionate about what they do and continue to do their best.
I applied online. The process took 1+ week. I interviewed at American Child Care (Chicago, IL) in March 2015.
I went to the office in Lakeview for the interview where an employee interviewed me about my past babysitting/nanny experience. I was asked to come with three references, and once my background check was run through and approved, I was required to take a CPR certification class for my certificate before beginning the work. The process was fairly simple but still structured and thorough enough for the childcare industry.
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