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We are hiring!

Join our school family! We're looking for motivated and energetic full-time teachers to join our non-profit early learning center in downtown Columbus that exceeds NAEYC guidelines.

Become a Children First teacher or assistant teacher!

We are hiring! Located in downtown Columbus, Children First is a non-profit daycare center that has been in business for over 36 years! 

Full-time positions offer paid holidays; paid vacation and sick time; health, vision, and dental insurance; 401(k) retirement benefits; paid training; and paid parking or transportation! 

Qualifications include:

  • Meeting state licensing requirements;

  • High school diploma;

  • CDA, Associates, or Bachelor's in Early Childhood preferred; and

  • 6 months of child care center experience preferred.

Responsibilities include teaching children through play, developing lesson plans, and building positive relationships with families!

Our center offers a competitive starting wage of $16.80/hour for part time and $17.80-$21.80/hour for full time hires.  


Children First exceeds the NAEYC guidelines in our classrooms. We strive to maintain a ratio of students to teachers as follows:

  • 1:3 infants

  • 1:6 toddlers

  • 1:8 preschoolers


Interested in becoming part of our supportive and professional work environment?

Email your resume and cover letter to!

Need more information before applying? Contact our director, Tiffany Hance at 614-466-0945 or

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