Career Opportunities

Teaching Positions

Are you passionate about early childhood education, play-based teaching, and child-led learning? Would you like to join a “Five-Star” rated child development center

We are always on the lookout for outstanding teachers for our school! Located on Madison’s west side, The Learning Gardens is looking for passionate team members with experience at the infant and toddler, preschool, and 4K level. 

The Learning Gardens has operated to the highest standards since 2000, with some of our original staff members still working here to this day! We are committed to providing an excellent early childhood education in a secure environment that embraces diversity and inclusion. 

If you are interested in joining our team, please complete our job application form and send a current resume to Patricia Bump at

What We Do

      • The Learning Gardens provides exceptional child care and leads the field in early childhood education.

Your Role

      • Promotes feelings of security and trust in young children, and creates rich learning experiences and opportunities for growth

      • Greets children and their parents warmly and with enthusiasm each morning and afternoon

      • Maintains an open, friendly, and cooperative relationship with each child and family

      • Encourages each child’s family to be actively involved in our program

      • Document milestones and celebrate successes with parents

      • Attends all training opportunities and staff meetings as provided and scheduled

What You’ll Need to Succeed

      • A love for children is of utmost priority

      • Ideal candidates would hold either an associate or bachelor degree, preferably in Early Childhood Education or a related field.

      • Previous knowledge and experience regarding City of Madison Accreditation standards

      • Well-versed understanding of Wisconsin Department of Children & Families licensing rules

      • Child and infant CPR/AED

      • Child and infant First Aid

      • Shaken Baby Syndrome training

      • Child Abuse & Neglect certification

      • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome training

Standout Candidates

      • Strong organizational skills

      • Energetic personality

      • Open communication skills

      • Willingness to support and join an outstanding team

Why The Learning Gardens

      • Child care discount, if available

      • Healthcare benefits

      • Dental insurance

      • Vision insurance

      • Short-term disability

      • 401K with employer contribution

      • Generous PTO and Sick Leave package

      • Employer paid life insurance

      • Gorgeous work environment

      • Team atmosphere 

      • Competitive Wages: $18- $23 hourly