Careers

Explore our opportunities and join a team that helps shape future leaders.

Our mission is to help families thrive by providing safe, convenient, highest quality learning opportunities, and care for children in the greater Philadelphia area.

We achieve our mission through our four core values.

Quality

We take pride in providing high quality education, which ensures the development of our children and the growth of our employees.

Caring

We are passionate about what we do. We care about the success and well-being of our employees.

Safety

We provide a safe environment for our employees, children, and families.

Fun

We never turn down a reason to celebrate. We get a lot done and have fun along the way.

Life at Wonderspring

Get an inside look at why our employees love working here.

I’ve been at Wonderspring for 50 years. The kids make my heart happy. I love when parents come and are so excited about how happy their children are. And my assistant teachers are phenomenal. It makes a big difference when you work with great people.

Lori Liberatoscioli (the toddler whisperer)
Toddler Lead Teacher, Narberth

The greatest thing you can do in life is to help mold a young life and love what you do.

Rose Morrison
Infant Lead Teacher, New Market West

I love working at Wonderspring. The Center Directors are helpful and compassionate. They really listen to us as staff and are very accommodating. You can tell that the families feel that way as well. The organizational leaders are also great to work with.

Ciara Douglas
PreK Assistant Teacher, Powelton Village

I love Wonderspring because it provides me with a career where I can teach children to love learning and start their path as lifelong learners, where I have grown professionally, and support my family.

Kelly Krepps
PreK Counts Lead Teacher, Pottstown

Being around the kids is the best part of work! There is no better feeling than to have 10 – 20 kids say “Hi, Mr. Bob!”, it is the most rewarding work I have ever done.

Bob Harker
Director of Facility Operations, Mission Support

I started working at Wonderspring Colonial while in college. The Directors have always been accommodating of my school schedule. The split shift worked great as it allowed flexibility for school, homework, and to complete other things during the day. I enjoy working with the School Age children as we are able to have advanced conversations and interactions.

Christopher Zawislak
Site Supervisor, Colonial School Age Program

Have fun, do good, live well

We value and care for the people who work at Wonderspring. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits package for full-time employees, paid holidays, referral bonuses, professional development, and educational opportunities for career development.

Benefits and beyond

We offer medical, dental, vision, health savings account with employer contribution, medical and dependent Care FSA. In addition to employer paid Life/AD&D, short-term and long-term disability insurance.

401K retirement plan

Save for your future through our 401K plan with pre-tax or roth contributions. We offer automatic enrollment along with dollar-for-dollar matching, up to the first 4% of your eligible pay contributed.

Additional perks

Beyond our core offerings, employees have access to generous paid time off, childcare tuition discounts, employee assistance program, pet insurance, and employee service milestone awards and recognition.

Work with us

Want to bring your fullest self to work? Passionate about teaching and making a differences in childrens lives? We’ve been looking for you.

Colonial School-Age Program

Our Hiring Process

What happens when you submit your application? Here’s what you can expect when you apply for a position at Wonderspring.

  1. 1

    Submit your Application (or simply stop by the Center of your choice) We will review your application and contact you about whether or not we’ll be moving on to the next step.

    It is recommended to submit your National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) application to not delay the hiring process.

  2. 2

    Interview(s) You will receive an invite to schedule an interview with the hiring manager. This will be to get to know you and your background better.

  3. 3

    Decision After the hiring manager makes a decision, we will make an offer or let you know why we decided not to move forward.

  4. 4

    Onboarding Once you have accepted our offer, we will begin with onboarding, starting with obtaining required documents as noted below.

  5. 5

    Welcome to the team

    Start your first day at our Central Office to learn how you are valued as an employee.

Required Employment Documents

Wonderspring requires all prospective employees to submit the following: FBI Clearance, National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Certificate, PA Child Abuse Clearance, PA State Police Clearance along with Health Assessment with TB screening, First Aid/CPR Training, verification of 2,500 hours working with children, and a valid ID.

Clearances are required from other states if the prospective employee has resided outside of Pennsylvania in the last five (5) years.

Please click the button below to obtain the following forms to complete: Health Assessment, NSOR Application, and Child Care Employment Verification.

Wonderspring will provide information to obtain the following clearances: FBI, PA Child Abuse, and PA State Police after the prospective employee has accepted offer of employment.

Meet the Human Resources Team

The Wonderspring Human Resources Team strives to provide a rewarding, supportive, and vibrant work experience for our employees. Through collaborations, partnerships, and people expertise, we work to inspire and develop our workforce in their efforts to fulfill their personal and professional goals.

Elissha Mattheis, Talent Development Manager
Annie Criswell, Sr. Director of Human Resources

Questions about joining Wonderspring?

Please contact our Talent Development Manager, Elissha Mattheis.

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Wonderspring is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy with respect to decisions affecting the terms and conditions of employment is to treat applicants and employees equally without regard to race, creed, color, sex, affectional or sexual orientation, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, disability and veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law, except where such considerations are bona fide occupational qualifications permitted by law.

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