Program Specialist Jobs in California – USA at KinderCare Education

Title: Program Specialist

Company: KinderCare Education

Location: California – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Education, Teaching

Position:  KinderCare Education: Program Specialist
Location: Cotati



Educationis the nation’s leader in early childhood education. We nourish curiosity through purposeful experiences to create a future full of lifelong learners. From our National Support Center, to the classrooms where learning comes to life, we’re united by a passion to create a world of learning, joy and adventure for more than 161,000 children ages six-weeks through 12 years every day.

If you’re passionate about delivering high-quality educational programs to teachers, the Program Specialist role might be for you Program Specialists play a special role in bringing our unique curriculum to life in our centers. As a Program Specialist, you’ll develop and lead programs from implementation in our classrooms to ongoing enhancements meant to exceed expectations. When you join our team as a Program Specialist you will:
Ensure our world-class curriculum is presented as intended and that teachers can speak to the curriculum and what children are learning

Spend 75% of your time in the classroom, educating children and mentoring and modeling for teachers

Partner with parents with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children

Train, motivate and lead staff and assist center management with interiewing and hiring of teachers

Support your center’s success by partnering with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditation, and operational objectives

Required Skills and


A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every dayAbility to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and discovery go hand-in-hand

Outstanding customer service skills

Approved State Trainer (preferred)
NAEYC/NAC, and state licensing knowledge (preferred)
Must meet state specific guidelines for the role

Must bephysically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors.

Must beable to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.

Ability tospeak, read, and write English.

Our highest priority has, and always will be, to keep our employees, children, families, and communities as safe and healthy as possible. th we will be requiring COVID vaccinations or weekly COVID testing for all unvaccinated employees. The benefits our career professionals enjoy:
In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children’s futures, Kinder


Educationprovides a competitive compensation package. Benefits include:
Medical, dental and vision

Discounted child care

Generous paid time offEducation assistance and reimbursement

Medical expense reimbursement/ Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs
401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match Kinder


Educationemploys more than 32,000 team members across 1,700 locations nationwide. Our devoted family of education providers leads the nation in accreditation and includes Kinder

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Educationis an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will…


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