Teacher Recruit

Looking for a career where you can make a difference every day? Considering a career in early childhood education?

Participating in our Teacher Recruit program is your first step!

What is the Teacher Recruit Program?

The Teacher Recruit Program is a 6-month hands-on PAID training program for individuals interested in getting their feet wet in the field of early childhood education (ECE).

As a teacher recruit, your training will be split as follows:

  • Field experience hours with various child care providers (infant, toddler, preschool, Pre-K classrooms, as well as administrative shadowing)


  • ECE training hours including but not limited to:
    – Conscious Discipline
    – Department of Children & Families (DCF) 

    – Bertelsen Education training pathway 
    – Various CLASS trainings

Benefits of the Teacher Recruit Program

  • No out-of-pocket expenses for you
  • 6-month paid part-time position
  • Hybrid trainings
  • 4-day work week (no Fridays!)
  • No nights or weekends
  • Graduation bonus
  • Recruits may qualify for School Readiness child care while enrolled
  • Upon graduation, recruits are ready for employment

For questions or more information, please contact Melissa Mason, Workforce Development Supervisor:
(386) 233-2555

Fall Cohort Scheduled to Begin September 30, 2024!