30+ days ago


Kansas City, MO


Are you ready to be a difference maker? Learning Care Group is a community of collaborative, bold, fun, dedicated individuals. Here, you’ll find a dynamic environment and culture that is inclusive and collaborative. As early education leaders, we’re making a strong, lasting, positive impact on children every day. Their future begins now. And so does yours.

La Petite Academy Child Care and Early Learning Center is Hiring!

Our school is located at 9071 NE 81st Terrace in Kansas City


What we offer: 

  • Health, dental and vision insurance
  • Child care discount
  • 401(k) retirement plan/ Match
  • Employee referral bonuses
  • Professional development
  • Education/CDA assistance
  • Paid time off
  • Company—paid basic life insurance


As Lead Teacher, you will: 

  • Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.
  • Promote the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children under your care
  • Implement the Company-provided curriculum by preparing lesson plans on a weekly basis.
  • Conduct regular classroom observations and assessments that reflect the interests of children in the classroom.
  • Use digital technology in the classroom, including the effective use of BrightWheel.
  • Communicate directly with parents and prospective parents to achieve success for the child.
  • Support other teachers to accomplish classroom objectives through positive coaching and development.
  • Help with meal and snack preparation, feeding children, modeling table manners at family style meals. 
  • Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is safe, clean and organized.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply
  • Experience leading a classroom and creating educational lesson plans


(benefits may vary by individual location and the average number of hours worked)

We know our best asset is our people! So we’ve made a commitment to ensure you feel valued, with a robust, comprehensive offering that is competitive and exceeds your expectations. That means market-relevant compensation, a targeted range of health and wellness benefits (including life insurance, dental, vision, as well as medical for full-time positions), and retirement planning, with a 401k match. We recognize your potential, encourage your talent, and support your growth with ongoing training and development. We also offer tuition reimbursement, assistance with your CDA (worth college credit toward an Early Childhood degree), and our exclusive Master Teacher program to enhance your skills—and increase your pay. Don’t wait. Start strong today.

About the Company

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La Petite Academy

La Petite Academy, Inc., is one of the nation’s largest educational daycare companies. We are headquartered in Novi, MI, with more than 450 schools across the country.

Each of our schools is licensed by the state where it operates. In addition, each adheres to the highest standards of safety, security, cleanliness, teaching, and loving care. Every Academy operates the way any good neighborhood business does. We know our community and we understand how best to serve the parents and children who live there.

Along the way, we have become widely recognized for our innovation, leadership, and reputation for excellence in early education. As a pioneer in education-based care, La Petite Academy is matched by very few organizations for the perspective and insight we’ve achieved.

In 2007, we became part of the Learning Care Group, one of the largest providers of early childhood care and educational services in the United States. La Petite Academy is an equal opportunity provider.

We hope you and your child become part of our story, today.

Company Size

1,000 to 1,499 employees