Education Coordinator


Explore your passion with us!

Founded in 1988, Child Development Schools is headquartered in Austin, TX operating over 260 childcare centers in 11 states. Our three early childhood education brands are Childcare Network, Sunrise Preschools, and My Small Wonders. We proudly provide quality care and developmental education to over 30,000 children aged six weeks to twelve years.

We have a great opportunity for an Education Coordinator to join our growing company!

The Education Coordinator plays a pivotal role in driving educational excellence within our organization. They are responsible for supporting classroom monitoring and program development, ensuring the effective implementation of our curriculum, and providing guidance to teachers to enhance the educational experience for children and families. This role requires strong communication skills, adaptability, and a passion for teaching and mentorship.


  • Collaborate with teachers to plan, teach, and implement the HighReach Learning curriculum and activity plans and enhancemen t plans across all age groups, fostering an engaging and effective learning environment.
  • Support the teacher and family retention of your school through providing resources, knowledge and support to educators to help them deliver qu ality educational experiences.
  • Evaluate classroom environments using various assessment tools such as ITERS-R, ITERS-3, ECER S-R, ECER S-3, and SACERS, and provide recommendations for improvements to enhance program quality.
  • Provide constructive feedback and support to teachers, fostering continuous improvement in classroom practices and services.
  • Conduct formal and informal classroom observations, sharing feedback with teachers and administration to recognize best practices and identify areas for growth.
  • Support positive interactions between staff and children, promoting a nurturing and inclusive environment.
  • Assist with new employee training and mentorship, ensuring all staff members are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge and access to company-provided resources to help them succeed .
  • Attend monthly Education Coordinator calls or watch recordings to maintain knowledge of company goals, educational requ irements and best practices for field adoption.
  • Foster a welcoming environment for children, families, and teachers, contributing to overall morale and community engagement

Our Benefits Provide:

  • Discounts up to 50% off childcare tuition
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave
  • Free access to online training
  • Education assistance to pursue your degree
  • 401K plan savings and investment plan with employer contribution


Experience and Education:

  • 1-3 years of experience in early childhood education.
  • Minimum educational requirement: High School diploma or GED.


  • Positive, creative, energetic, and innovative mindset.
  • Proficiency in HighReach Learning curriculum.
  • Strong knowledge of classroom arrangement and age-appropriate practices.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of or willingness to learn about diverse teaching and training methods across various adult learning styles.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively communicate with diverse learning styles.
  • Experience in lesson planning and activity development.
  • Excellent communication and active listening skills .

Physical Demands:

  • Regular sitting, standing, and walking for extended periods.
  • Manipulation of hands, arms, and fingers for various tasks, including lifting up to 35 lbs.
  • Ability to engage in physical activities at a child's level, including stooping, bending, and running.
  • Moderate vision, hearing, and speaking abilities for effective communication.

Want to learn more about Child Development Schools? We're always looking for nurturing, innovative, and dedicated individuals to join us and explore their passion for child care and early education. Please click to join our Talent Network so we can keep in touch about other current and future opportunities!

Child Development Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


The information provided above outlines the core responsibilities and requirements for the Education Coordinator role. Management reserves the right to assign additional duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description does not constitute a contract of employment and may be subject to change at any time.

Additional Details:

  • Education Coordinators are selected through an application and interview process, with at least one coordinator per school location.
  • Strong communication skills are essential for coaching teachers with diverse learning styles and communicating effectively with the leadership team and Education Department.
  • Education Coordinators spend approximately 50% of their time in classrooms, actively supervising children and supporting teacher development. The remaining time will be supporting educator needs throughout the school.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required to accommodate the dynamic needs of the school.
  • Knowledge of the company's proprietary HRL curriculum is preferred , with a focus on continuous learning and development . A strong background in developmentally appropriate practices across all ages with a willingness to learn the components of HRL and curriculum components for all programs.
  • Education Coordinators prioritize classroom support over administrative tasks, focusing on observing , modeling, and coaching teachers.
  • Internal applicants should demonstrate consistent implementation of the curriculum and effective classroom management skills.
  • External applicants with at least 2 years of experience in a licensed childcare center are encouraged to apply.
  • This role plays a key part in supporting teacher and family retention efforts, ensuring a positive educational experience for all stakeholders .