Childcare Specialist (Part-Time)

Job description

Company Overview:

At XY Learning Center (XYLC), our mission is to provide exceptional care through a safe, responsive and nurturing environment that meets the needs of each child and family.

Our goals are:

  • To provide a safe environment while fostering relationships with nurturing and responsive care
  • To provide an environment and learning opportunities that meet the needs of each child
  • To provide a setting that allows children to learn and grow in social/emotional, cognitive, language and physical development
  • To provide learning experiences that ready children to be lifelong learners
  • To provide dependable and convenient child care service

XYLC’s philosophy on caring for young children starts with admiration of each individual child. We feel that every child deserves exceptional care. As one of XYLC’s well-qualified staff, you will provide a comforting environment by building a trusting relationship with each child and their family. We will have open communication with each family to make sure all of their child’s ongoing needs are met. At XYLC, we understand that children are best understood in the context of their families’ culture and community. We respect the dignity, worth and uniqueness of each child and family.

Curriculum is implemented to give each child the right challenge for their individual needs and development. We provide hands-on learning experiences that are relevant and meaningful to the child’s interest and abilities.

About the Position:

As a Childcare Specialist (Part-Time) at XY Learning Center (XYLC), you’ll lend a cheerful and energetic hand to the Childcare Specialists at our learning center in the heart of downtown Bozeman. You’ll assist with daily activities and carry out our child-centered curriculum, while maintaining a warm, gentle, and nurturing learning environment for children. You’ll not only help out in the classroom but also learn first-hand from our professional caregivers.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Work alongside the Childcare Specialists to provide conscientious care for children

  • Assist the Childcare Specialists in helping children with personal tasks, including but not limited to meals, diaper changes, and nap time routines

  • Engage children in fun educational activities, including time outdoors

  • Keep the center sanitary and safe by helping us carry out our cleaning routine

  • Collaborate with other team members and the Director to provide quality child care and support XYLC’s goals

The Deets:

Start Date: Immediately

Status: Part-Time (20 - 25 hours/week)

Location: Bozeman, MT

Direct Reports: No

Department: Learning Center

Reports to: Director of XY Learning Center

Compensation & Benefits:


What You’ll Bring to the Table

  • Authorized to live and work in United States

  • Relevant experience or coursework in Early Childhood Education, Teaching, or Education

  • Passion for caring for and connecting with children of all ages and abilities, including infants

  • Desire and ability to engage in physical and educational play activities with children


  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Applications will be reviewed as they are received

XY Planning Network believes that our team members, and the individual identities and experiences of our team members, are our key differentiators. We won't settle for mere acceptance of each other's differences because we maintain that our team is better because of our differences, not in spite of them. As such, our culture celebrates, champions, supports, protects, and thrives on our various and collective identity categories. XYPN is beyond proud to be an equal opportunity employer.