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Careers at La Petite Academy

Strong Starts, Great Careers


When we say this is a great place to start, we’re not just talking about children preparing for elementary school. It’s also about our employees. When you join our staff, you’ll discover the joy of learning, as you grow and develop in your career, alongside the children in your care. As you inspire them to achieve, you’ll be inventing your future too.

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Where would you like your journey to begin? When you join our family, you’ll discover great opportunities to develop your career and move ahead, from the classroom to school management, and even at our corporate headquarters.

School staff roles include:
Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Lead Teachers, Food Specialists, Drivers, etc.

Plus, additional opportunities to grow your career include:
School Directors, Assistant Directors, Team Leads, District Managers, and various Corporate Roles

Become Part of the Family

Did you know that La Petite Academy is part of the Learning Care Group family of early childhood education centers? Our expansive network includes Childtime, Tutor Time, The Children’s Courtyard, Everbrook Academy, Montessori Unlimited, AppleTree & Gilden Woods, Creative Kids Learning Center, U-GRO, Young School, and Pathways Learning Academy. We have more than 1,070 school locations nationwide and a corporate headquarters in Novi, Michigan.

Beyond the obvious perks—hugs, smiles, laughter, love—we’re happy to offer team members great benefits, such as:

  • Education assistance (including internal CDA prep program)
  • Child care discount
  • Insurance options
  • Employee discounts on major brands
  • 401k

Did you know any day could be payday? With our DailyPay partnership, you control when you get paid. Get on-demand access to view, track, and use 100% of your pay as you earn it, to transfer earnings instantly (or the next day), and to automatically save a portion of your paycheck. Apply today and enroll in DailyPay to make any day your payday.

That’s only the start. Check out this list of 21 reasons to join the LCG family!