Take Pride In Raising Future Leaders

A Supportive Crew Of
Professionals Help You Succeed

Take Joy In Raising Future Leaders

A Supportive Crew Of
Professionals Help You Succeed

Preschool & Childcare Center Serving Oakland County, Macomb County and all of Metro Detroit

Salary & Benefits That Inspire Your Long Tenure

Start with a direct deposit, bi-weekly, competitive salary with room to grow. A ladder pay scale means your salary grows as you do. Add benefits like medical, vision, and dental insurance, life insurance, a 401-K plan, and Aflac for a safety net you can rely on.

Discounted Childcare & Time With Family

Enjoy discounted or free child care, so you can save while your child is in capable hands. With flexible scheduling and no evenings or weekends, you have time to spend with those that matter most. 

Indulge Your Creativity In The Classroom

Follow your imagination and let your creativity shine. A budget for classroom supplies ensures you can pursue those unique early learning projects that truly inspire.

How Hard Work & Dedication Pay Off

Expect raises or bonuses for completing educational milestones and claim performance bonuses to boot. Team members are the magic ingredient, and you’re part of that!

Make A Positive Impact On The Lives Of Children

Your knowledgeable, caring team takes pride in playing a crucial role in children’s lives and uplifting others who share in that mission. Welcome to a team that is inspired by the greater good.

Get Paid To Achieve Your Professional Goals

When you reach higher heights, so do the children in your care! You deserve training opportunities and will get the extra push it takes to advance your career goals thanks to:

Paid Time Off Gives You Space To Recharge

Look forward to spending paid time off during major holidays throughout the year. Spend time with loved ones or catch up on some regenerative “you time” without the added worry of a lighter pocketbook.

Kickstart Professional Growth & Promotion

Investments in you don’t only benefit your resume; they give you the right footing to climb the ladder of success. Your hard work and dedication pay off with opportunities for promotion from within.

A Supportive Team Will Help You Shine

Work can be challenging, but we help each other along the way and celebrate success too. Your coworkers quickly turn into friends and friends into family.

A Healthy Lifestyle & Home-Work Life Balance

Recharging and connecting keeps spirits high and motivates you. We have fun and nurture team members with fun parties and team building activities, such as:

just a few comments from our joyful team

Ms. Theo
Ms. Theo
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"I like working at Joyful Tots; it is a family having one purpose: to make sure our babies get the best care, which is love."
Ms. Krissy
Ms. Krissy
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"I like working at Joyful Tots because it's family-oriented. No matter what, you won't feel left out. The atmosphere is so warm and loving; it's amazing"
Ms. SauRana
Ms. SauRana
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"Joyful Tots is a great company!! For the past nine years, it has grown to be my second home and a true family. " What I love about Joyful Tots is the encouragement for growth within the company. If you express an interest in moving forward with the company, Joyful Tots will provide you with resources to make that happen.
 Ms. Kenisha
Ms. Kenisha
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"everyone treats each other like family. I like being around positivity, nice and kind people. I love that I can come to work and not deal with drama, just good vibes " I've also learned a lot from Joyful, such as keeping calm in situations and being more patient with people. Joyful is one of the best places I've worked (true statement).
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We're Hiring!

General Responsibility: To assist in management of the overall operations of the childcare center this includes but is not limited to the following: assist in supervision of staff, with implementation of the curriculum, develop parental rapport, ensure center profitability

Joyful’s Qualifications: An Assistant Center Director should have at least a CDA, at least three years’ experience in a childcare setting and at least 1 year managing the operations of a childcare facility is preferred, but not a required

State Licensing Requirements: Infant, child and adult CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical Clearance, Fingerprint Scan

DUTIES: Assist the Director with the following

  • Recruit, interview, conduct orientation of all new and current employees
  • Assist in training other staff as requested by Director
  • Evaluate and document all aspects of each staff member’s job performance, including completion of tri-annual reviews
  • Conduct some staff meetings
  • Function as a leader who is cooperative and committed to the concept of team spirit; willing to share ideas, time and services, thereby helping others to achieve their very best
  • Assist teachers in the classroom whenever necessary
  • Know, understand and implement the Joyful Tots Childcare and Learning Center curriculum
  • Have knowledge of proper nutrition requirements for the ages of children served and prepare some snacks/meals
  • Provide an orientation of the center for children
  • Ensure safety through proper maintenance of building, grounds, and equipment
  • Document and report possible cases of child abuse or neglect in accordance with State
  • Plan and schedule parent meetings and conferences (biannually and as needed)
  • Facilitate teacher/parent communication
  • General Administration
  • Know and implement State licensing and health requirements
  • Maintain a sense of orderliness; keeping materials, supplies and equipment well organized and in good condition
  • Open and/or close center on a regular basis (as scheduled)
  • Complete requested tasks and assignments prior to deadlines

*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Work Conditions
Must be able to lift 40 pounds, assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with infants/toddlers, bend to perform various tasks numerous times through the day, stoop, sit on the floor, have the ability to move from a seated position to a standing position promptly to respond to emergency situations, perform all activities with infants/toddlers, i.e., jump, dance, walk, run, etc. for extended periods of time. Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor the environment of all children’s well-being. Work may also be performed at community sites for field trips.

Joyful’s Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and willing to continue education in Early Childhood to earn a credential or degree, Preferred, but not required a CDA, at least one year’s experience in a childcare setting

State Licensing Requirements: Infant, child and adult CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical Clearance, Fingerprint Scan

DUTIES

  • Responsible for high quality care of toddlers, developmentally appropriate activities, songs, finger plays, etc. and the appropriate guidance of the toddlers.
  • Create and maintain a warm and loving atmosphere in assigned room
  • Develop, implement and assess age-appropriate holistic experiences for an assigned age group
  • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans.
  • Reads to children and teaches them painting, drawing, crafts and songs.
  • Encourage self-motivation in children and build self esteem
  • Responsible for arrangement and décor displayed in classroom
  • Instruct students individually and/or in groups, adapting teaching methods to meet students’ varying needs and interests.
  • Maintain cleanliness and orderliness in the suite.
  • Have positive interactions with children, parents and staff
  • Organizes and participates in recreational activities and outings, such as field trips.
  • Conducts quality assurance audits, assessments, and evaluations on the children in class and participates in committees and meetings to receive and report information.
  • Demonstrates ability to lead and facilitate diverse groups of people with the understanding of group dynamics.
  • Maintain professional conduct in working with parents and staff, as well as visitors and the general public.
  • Participates in professional training and/or coursework as needed and required.
  • Must be self-directed, motivated and possess a strong holistic educational philosophy

*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Work Conditions
Must be able to lift 40 pounds, assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with infants/toddlers, bend to perform various tasks numerous times through the day, stoop, sit on the floor, have the ability to move from a seated position to a standing position promptly to respond to emergency situations, perform all activities with infants/toddlers, i.e., jump, dance, walk, run, etc. for extended periods of time. Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor the environment of all children’s well-being. Work may also be performed at community sites for field trips.

Joyful’s Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and willing to continue education in Early Childhood to earn a credential or degree, Preferred, but not required a CDA, at least one year’s experience in a childcare setting

State Licensing Requirements: Infant, child and adult CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical Clearance, Fingerprint Scan

DUTIES:

  • Assist in carrying out goals, policies, and activities designed to implement educational objectives and performance standards.
  • Supervise the children at all times in the classroom, restrooms, and in our outdoor classroom.
  • Assist in an equal share of joint housekeeping, class preparation, ordered arrangement, appearance, decor, and learning environment of the classroom in cooperation with other staff.
  • Document daily needs and service plans, collection and input of screenings and ongoing assessment documentation (anecdotal records, developing IEPs, and performing daily health observations.)
  • Assist in developing and implementing daily and weekly lesson plan activities.
  • Become knowledgeable with our Joyful caregiving routines and implementation of health plans.
  • Assist in maintaining effective communication with parents, including parent teacher conferences.
  • Attend our FUN staff meetings and in-service training.
  • Other duties as assigned.

*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Work Conditions
Must be able to lift 40 pounds, assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with infants/toddlers, bend to perform various tasks numerous times through the day, stoop, sit on the floor, have the ability to move from a seated position to a standing position promptly to respond to emergency situations, perform all activities with infants/toddlers, i.e., jump, dance, walk, run, etc. for extended periods of time. Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor the environment of all children’s well-being. Work may also be performed at community sites for field trips.

Joyful’s Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent and willing to continue education/training in Early Childhood

State Licensing Requirements: Infant, child and adult CPR, First Aid, Bloodborne Pathogens, Medical Clearance, Fingerprint Scan

DUTIES:

  • Talking to sweet little babies
  • Chatting with growing toddlers
  • Helping toddlers reach potty training success
  • Assisting children who may have potty accidents
  • Keep diaper pail/ trash bin clean and emptied
  • Clean bathrooms and hand washing sinks
  • Keep bathrooms stocked
  • Knowledge on how to use a thermometer
  • Cleaning large furniture, cribs and some toys
  • Cleaning sleeping mats, cots and storing blankets in designated bins
  • General cleaning maintenance
  • This position is self-managed

*The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Work Conditions
Must be able to lift 40 pounds, assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with infants/toddlers, bend to perform various tasks numerous times through the day, stoop, sit on the floor, have the ability to move from a seated position to a standing position promptly to respond to emergency situations, perform all activities with infants/toddlers, i.e., jump, dance, walk, run, etc. for extended periods of time. Must possess acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor the environment of all children’s well-being. Work may also be performed at community sites for field trips.