Grow Your Career Roots In A Place You’ll Love

A Tight-Knit Early Education Family Now More Than 40 Years Strong

Grow Your Career Roots
In A Place You’ll Love

A Tight-Knit Early Education Family Now More Than 40 Years Strong

Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Gaithersburg, North Potomac, Potomac, Rockville & Silver Spring, MD

Long Tenures Show This Is An Ideal Destination

A long-running record of more than 40 years, with an average teacher tenure of more than 10, lets you know this is a great place to find your work family. You’ll grow both professionally and personally among supportive, knowledgeable teammates–and laugh a lot too!

Start With Competitive Pay And Benefits Too

Receive competitive compensation, so you know you’re valued. Full-time employees receive health benefits that offer a safety net. Dental and supplemental insurance are also available, and life insurance too after at least 3 years of employment.

Paid Time Off For A Personal Reboot

Enjoy paid time off on major holidays, for a well-deserved recharge. Full-time employees receive vacation and sick time leave as well as doctor’s appointments, and the caring of a family member. PTO leave is accrued based on the employee’s length of service.

Professional Training For Career Expertise

Enjoy paid team and staff meetings, professional days, teacher planning time, and Child Care Credential support, because ongoing annual training gives you an edge, so you can grow your knowledge base and benefit the children in your care–not to mention your resume. 

We’ve Earned Two Sought-After Accreditations

FAQs

Due to the COVID-19 Health pandemic, Academy will not be allowing any parents or visitors inside our facilities to decrease the risk of exposure. All daily drop-off & pick-ups will take place outside the centers. Each center has its own specific procedure, please contact your center director for more details.

All meals beginning July 6, 2020 will be provided by the parent/guardian. Please plan to pack your child a healthy snack and lunch daily. Please refer to the Academy Family Handbook for healthy food choices in the classroom. Click here

All Academy locations are currently operating at reduced hours of 8:30am-5:30pm due to the additional cleaning and staffing requirement as an outcome of COVID-19.
At this time, all indoor extra-curricular activities (i.e. soccer, ballet, yoga) have been cancelled until further notice.

Each center is equipped with trained staff to facilitate the sanitation of toys and manipulatives throughout the day in addition to frequently touched surfaces. Each evening after pick-up, our buildings are professionally cleaned topped to bottom! 

Academy follows guidance provided by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other state and local health officials. Please refer to the most recent COVID-19 guidance for licensed child care here: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/covid_guidance_full_080420.pdf
Each age group and program have their own capacity guidelines provided by the Maryland State Department of Education. Check with your center director for details.
Space permitting, part-week and part-day schedules are available at most of our locations for select programs.

What Our Staff Have To Say

Floater Teacher
Floater Teacher
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"I loved working at Academy. This job provided a true family environment. The education and care the children received were top notch. I would recommend working here."
Pre-K Teacher
Pre-K Teacher
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"Loved working at academy. The staff was friendly and everyone had a heart to serve children. Students had the opportunity to learn in a interdisciplinary way. Activities range from doing arts and crafts to exploring science related content."
Lead Teacher
Lead Teacher
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"Walking in to the classroom all co workers would greed me including the director. I would clock in and walk down to my classroom. I learned how to care for children, create lesson plans, clean (mop, dust, make beds, sanitize, dishes). The management was great. The director was always on top of things."

Open Positions

Ready to make a big impact on the education of young students as their enthusiastic teacher? Join a team of long-serving, dedicated professionals who passionately embrace their work with children. Create joy in each child’s life by teaching through play and hands-on activities every day.
Looking for a compassionate and self-motivated individual with a specific interest in education. In this position, you will be responsible for supervising students, developing lesson plans, preparing lesson material, and maintaining classroom tidiness. If you consider yourself a friendly and competent teacher assistant, you have a place on the team!

Apply Now!