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Are you looking for a great job in Charlottesville, VA working with kids? You’re in the right place! Thank you for checking out jobs available at ReadyKids!

A few things for you to know as you consider applying:

  • ReadyKids is an equal opportunity organization.
  • We value high performance, effective teamwork, shared leadership, and inspiration.
  • We believe diversity of staff, thought, approach, and experience provides the optimal environment for our growth, learning, and success.
  • ReadyKids seeks a diverse pool of applicants, all are encouraged to apply.
  • If you require reasonable accommodation during the application or hiring process, please contact Laura Tomaine, HR Administrator at 434.296.4118 ext. 244 or [email protected].
  • Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law, Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act.
  • Specific positions require minimum motor insurance coverage; please see the job description within the job ad for more information.
  • The safety of the kids and families with whom we work is of paramount importance to us at ReadyKids. Every employee must pass background checks including Virginia State Police/FBI criminal background and Child Protective Services. Candidates with “barrier crimes” are prohibited by law from employment at ReadyKids. Click for more information.
  • The interview process will include 1) an initial phone interview 2) face to face interview with Program Director and Deputy Executive Director or Executive Director 3) meet the team interview 4) reference checks.

Open Charlottesville, VA Job Positions

Early Learning Specialist

Full time – 40 hours per week
Salary: $38,000


Provides training and consultation to improve the measurable quality of teaching and caregiving practices in early childhood care and education settings.


  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Significant experience with leadership role in preschool/birth-5 setting required.
  • Experience training adult learners setting required.
  • Experience with CLASS™ observation process preferred.
  • Familiarity with new technologies and virtual platforms.
  • Willing to travel within region.


Open until filled. ReadyKids is seeking a diverse pool of applicants; all are encouraged to apply.  Click here for full position description.  ReadyKids is a drug-free workplace. Email CV/resume to Gail Esterman at [email protected]. EOE/ADA/AA.


STAR Kids Educator

Part time – 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday, approximately 36 weeks per year (September – early June)
Salary: $17.10/hour plus mileage reimbursement

Responsible for the following job duties:

  • The STAR Kids Educator works as part of a team to plan and organize all activities related to delivering an evidenced-based social-emotional development curriculum to preschool classrooms participating in the STAR Kids Program.
  • Position requires regular travel to Albemarle, Nelson, Louisa, and/or Fluvanna County multiple days per week.
  • Morning hours required, September through early June annually. Program operates on a school year calendar.



  • Experience working with young children in an early childhood setting, or degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with equivalent experience.
  • Current and valid driver’s license and maintain at all times an automobile insurance policy.


Application deadline: 8/13/21. ReadyKids is seeking a diverse pool of applicants; all are encouraged to apply. Click here for full position description.  Email CV/resume to Shannon Banks at [email protected].  ReadyKids is a drug-free workplace. EOE/ADA/AA.

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