Rockville Day Care Association (RDCA) is seeking reliable, friendly, and energetic staff to work and grow with our organization. We are a long-standing leader in the child care industry and have been providing early childhood and school-age child care services throughout Montgomery County since 1969.
We provide quality educational programs, using the Creative Curriculum® and promote learning through play in a safe and nurturing environment. Our programs are STREAMLINED incorporating; Science · Technology · Relationships · Engineering Art · Math · Language · Inclusion · Nutrition · Exercise · Drama by planning and implementing engaging activities every day!
Join our diverse team of dedicated child care professionals!
Application and supporting documents may be sent in one of the following ways:
Emailed to Human Resources: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faxed to: (301)762-3631
In-person or mailed to: Rockville Day Care Association, Inc. 622 Hungerford Drive #26 Rockville, MD 20850
Infant/Toddler Teacher: full-time, 9:00pm-6:00pm, M-F in Bethesda and Silver Spring
Applicants must be at least 19 years of age, have the 90-hour certification in Early Childhood Education, plus the 45-hour certification for Infants/Toddlers. AA degree or higher is required (okay if in progress). One year of group experience with this age required.
Preschool Teacher: full-time, 9:00 pm-6:00 pm, M-F in Bethesda
Applicants must be at least 19 years of age and have a 90-hour certification in Early Childhood Education. AA degree or higher is required (okay if in progress). One year of group experience with this age required.
Teachers for Before & After school programs: full-time, 7:00am-9:00am & 2:30pm-6:00pm, M-F in Bethesda and part-time, 2:30pm-6:00pm, M-F in Bethesda and Rockville. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and have the 90-hour certification for school age. At least 400 hours of experience with school-age children is required.
Direct supervision of children at all times. Includes engaging with children in both indoor and outdoor environments. Must be able to see, hear and actively participate with the children to ensure safe supervision.
Candidates must be able to meet the minimum requirement under the State of Maryland Department of Education (MSDE) for the position applying for https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/system/files/filedepot/3/chart-center-staff_requirements_jan_09_revised_march_2016.pdf
Once received, applications and supporting documents will be reviewed by HR or other RDCA admin team members. Qualified candidates will be forwarded to the center director where the position is being hired for.
The center director will email or call the applicant to establish an interview. During COVID – interviews will be held by phone or ZOOM meeting.
After the interview, candidates will be notified by the center director whether a job offer is being made, along with specifics about the offer. Those not considered for the position will receive an email. Applications will be retained for one year from the application date for future consideration.
Candidates who are offered positions will be given a specified period of time to accept or decline the offer (usually a few days). Those accepting the offer will be sent initial new hire paperwork (including fingerprinting information, pre-employment medical) which will need to be completed prior to starting work. Once the required paperwork is complete, a start date can be established (usually as soon as possible). On the employee’s first day, additional employment paperwork will be completed, along with an orientation to the center.