Early Education Careers

The Early Childhood Workforce is a priority for the community. Early Care Professionals are essential to positive long-term outcomes by providing caring interactions and language-rich engaging opportunities for children necessary to prepare young children for school. 
There is a need for well-qualified early care providers in Elgin and surrounding areas. EPEL seeks to recruit and assist early childhood professionals in finding employment in high-quality childcare programs.
All Programs in Elgin and surrounding areas need teacher-qualified full and part-time child care professionals. Programs are also hiring for Director qualified positions and Level 1 Early Care Assistants.

Contact us if you are currently looking for a position or considering the education field, and we can answer questions for you. 



Bethlehem Lutheran Child Development Center
Phone: 847-741-7743

Children of America
Hiring: Teachers and Assistants Full Time and Part-Time
Phone:  847-695-2389

Elgin Community College Lab School
Hiring: Lead Teacher
Phone: 847-214-7376 

Director: Wendy Mendoza
South Elgin, IL 60177
Phone: 847-289-5280
Hiring: Toddler through School Age Teachers 
Phone: 847-888-4220
Hiring: All Ages Teachers
Phone:  224-535-9208
Hiring:   3-5-Year-Old Teacher and Part-Time Assistant Teachers 
Must be Teacher Qualified
Phone: 630-503-6571
YWCA Elgin
Hiring: Part-Time Teacher and Assistant for Summer and for Digital Literacy Summer Camp
Phone: 847-742-7930


Brewster Creek KinderCare
Hiring: Full and Part-Time Teachers and Assistants
Phone: 630-289-0499

Precious Tots
Hiring: Substitute Teachers
Phone: 630-974-7733

Carol Stream

Rainbow Academy
Hiring: Full and Part-Time Teachers and Assistants
Phone: 630-668-8088


Streamwood Park District
Hiring: Early Childhood Camp Counselors
Phone: 630-483-3132


Precious Angels
Hiring: Full and Part-Time Teachers and Assistants
Phone: 847-884-6228


YWCA Metropolitan Chicago

Community Outreach Parent Support Specialist

Eligibility Specialist

Family Advocate Bilingual

Family Services Manager