We are proud of the teachers at Wonders who are highly qualified and come from diverse cultural backgrounds and varied work experiences.


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Our teachers are creative, mindful, and energetic. Each are required to participate in professional development through the Wonders Professional Development Consortium. Many are also pursuing advanced child development and education degrees. We recognize their dedication to professionalism by providing a stimulating working environment with competitive salary and benefits packages. Our commitment to the quality of our team has resulted in a highly satisfied staff and low turnover.


Current Opportunities

 

 

 

  • Accounting and Human Resources Support Specialist

Wonders is seeking a full-time Accounting and Human Resource Support Specialist to assist
in organizational accounting and payroll functions. The Support Specialist will assist in the preparation of month close activities, annual audit, & compilation of financial data for analysis and will work with the Director of Finance & Administration to ensure accuracy, timeliness and usefulness of resulting financial statements.

Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day actively supports the career and professional
advancement of staff through continuing education. A minimum of 24 hours of such
training is required yearly.

This is a full time, 12 month position.

 

  • Program Director – Extended Day

The Program Director position is a critically important one within Wonders as the incumbent is responsible for the day-to-day program operations at one of our Early Learning + Extended Day programs. The Program Director represents Wonders to the children, families and community served and has the responsibility for directing the Wonders program staff in planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for the participating children.

In addition, the Program Director will provide thought leadership to the Program staff through in-service training, on-going professional development and career development opportunities.

A critical aspect of this position is developing and maintaining communications with families and staff. Families, in particular, must be fully informed of Program activities and special events. Families will be welcomed in the Program and the classroom at all times.

 

  • Assistant Program Director – Extended Day

The Assistant Program Director position is a vitally important one within Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day as the incumbent is responsible assisting the Program Director in the day-to-day operations at one of our School Age Centers. The Assistant Program Director represents Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day to the children, families, and community served and has the responsibility for acting for the Program Director in the Program Director’s absence. The Assistant Program Director will assist in the implementation of all Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day policies, procedures and practices in an efficient and thorough manner and will be involved in the development of those policies. A critical aspect of this position is developing and maintaining communications with families and staff. Families, in particular, must be fully informed of Center activities and special events. Families will be welcomed in the Center and the classroom at all times.

Responsibilities of this role includes, but is not limited to: Assisting in the development and implementation of curriculum; schedule and document staffing and program events; order and maintain adequate program and office supplies and resources; assist with meetings with staff, parents, and community representatives; assist win the maintenance of filing systems including children and staff files; assist with open house and other community outreach initiatives; assist with the enrollment and re-enrollment processes; assist families with scholarship or other tuition support applications; aid in establishing and/or maintaining accreditation; and establishing and nurturing partnerships with parents.

 

  • Extended Day Teacher

The Extended Day Teacher plays a dynamic role at Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day in providing quality child care services in our school-­age programs. The Extended Day Teacher is a positive model, and stimulates creative thought processes, provides hands-­on experiences, and promotes emotional development for children.

The Extended Day Teacher is responsible for ensuring that program spaces are safe, interesting, engaging, and reflect the diversity of our society. The Extended Day Teacher actively plans learning activities that are balanced in all areas and include: active/quiet, long/short, group/individual, cognitive/physical, large group/small group and child initiated/teacher directed. Attention is given to the children’s ideas and curiosities in influencing the direction of daily activities.

Teamwork is a critical component of the Extended Day Teacher position. Extended Day Teachers regularly meet with their team, other staff and Program Director to develop programs that follow the Wonders Extended Day Curriculum and promote the Wonders philosophy and ideals.

 

  • Early Learning Teacher

The Early Learning Teacher participates in planning learning activities that are balanced in all areas and include: active/quiet, long/short, group/individual, cognitive/physical, large group/small group and child initiated/teacher directed. Attention is given to the childrens ideas and curiosities in influencing the direction of daily activities. The Early Learning Teacher, as part of a team, implements Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day policies, procedures and practices in an organized and thorough manner. Teamwork is a critical component of the Early Learning Teacher position. Lead Teachers regularly meet with their team, other staff and Program Director to develop programs that follow the Wonders Early Childhood Curriculum and promote the Wonders philosophy and ideals.

 

  • Early Learning Floating Teacher 

The Early Learning Floating Teacher plays a crucial role at Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day in providing quality child care services in our early learning programs.

The Early Learning Floating Teacher role is responsible for program spaces, and must ensure that the spaces are safe, interesting, engaging, and reflect the diversity of our society. The  Early Learning Floating Teacher participates in implementing learning activities that are balanced in all areas and include: active/quiet, long/short, group/individual, cognitive/physical, large group/small group and child initiated/teacher directed.  Attention is given to the children’s ideas and curiosities in influencing the direction of daily activities.

 

  • Substitute Teacher

Be a part of the Wonders family of caring, nurturing and fun teachers. Join our substitute teaching team! Wonders Early Learning + Extended Day believes children develop and learn through guided play in a nurturing and diverse community. We know that substantive enrichment and fun are inseparable in quality programming. Every day we need enthusiastic, energetic and experienced individuals to work when needed, to fill in for our regular staff when they are not able to work. Here are some details about our substitute teaching positions:

  • This position is an on-call, as-needed position, working in either one of our 2 Early Childhood programs in Bethesda/Chevy Chase or one of 7 School Age programs in Bethesda/Chevy Chase and NW DC depending on experience, interest, and qualifications
  • The Early Childhood programs are open 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • The School Age programs have before school sessions from approx. 7:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. and after school sessions from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Hourly pay commensurate with education, qualifications, and experience.

 

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