Alphabet Academy is continually searching for talented individuals with a passion for providing nurturing care in a prepared learning environment – Montessori style.  We continually accept candidate credentials and keep them on file.  Positions at Alphabet Academy include, Director, Assistant Director, On-site Supervisor, Lead Teacher, Co-Teacher, Teacher Assistant, Kitchen Leader and Kitchen Helper.  Our summer program, Alphabet Adventures, includes Program Coordinator and Camp Counselors.

Preferred candidates will possess the following qualities:

  • Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse Training
  • Universal Precautions and Infectious Disease Control Training
  • Infant, Child, and Adult CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Post-secondary education
  • Experience working with children in a childcare or educational setting
  • Montessori experience

All candidates must be at least 16 years of age.  Alphabet Academy offers competitive pay and benefits such as paid holidays, vacation time, and child tuition discounts.

All candidates must be willing to complete the following pre-employment and training requirements, per DHS regulations:

  • Iowa Background Check
  • FBI Background Check and fingerprinting
  • Pre-employment physical and TB test
  • Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse Training (2 hours)
  • Universal Precautions and Infectious Disease Control Training (1 hour)
  • Infant, Child, and Adult CPR and First Aid Certification (6 hours)
  • Child Care Essentials (12 hours)
  • Annual continuing education each year of employment (10 hours)

Please provide a resume and cover letter in application to director@alphabetacademywdm.com or click here to submit your application online.