To learn more about careers at Kensington School, please contact our Human Resources Department, or download an Employment Application and submit it with your resume.
Join an industry leader
in one of the most rewarding and important educational fields, early childhood education.
Kensington School has built new schools in Glenview and Arlington Heights and is currently building its newest school in Hinsdale. We are currently interviewing for various Kensington School locations.
A Little Of Our Story
Kensington School values passionate early childhood professionals
We welcome caring, knowledgeable individuals who wish to join our dedicated team of educators. We offer supportive, collaborative teaching environments with dynamic curriculum in exceptionally equipped classrooms. Kensington School offers both part-time and full-time positions and provides extensive professional development and many opportunities for advancement. Build your career at Kensington School, a family-led organization that is dedicated to excellence in early childhood education.
Frequently Asked Questions
Working at Kensington
What does your teaching staff love about their job?
As a Kensington School teacher, you watch confidence and personalities grow – from accomplishing big milestones and little victories, from first steps to writing first names. We believe that educators who love teaching teach children to love learning! We understand how important it is for our staff to feel appreciated, supported and a part of a family.
What characteristics do you look for in a successful employee?
We value teamwork, cooperation, innovation and enthusiasm. We recognize early childhood education can be rewarding, as well as challenging. We encourage and support one another in our individual roles. We believe flexibility and good humor are tools to help the team work together effectively to accomplish program goals and carry out the mission of our school.
What are your classroom environments like?
Our Kensington classrooms are like no other! Our buildings are custom built by our design team and in-house architect. We believe that the environment is the third teacher in each classroom. Each classroom has a thoughtfully considered layout and is filled with state-of-the-art equipment. Our teachers have supplies at their fingertips to truly bring our curriculum to life. You will feel at home in our beautiful classroom environments and will also enjoy other special areas such as Kensington School’s Tinkerlab, gym, library, garden, spacious play yard and outdoor riding track.
What benefits are offered?
Full-time teaching staff have access to a comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental and vision insurance, paid time off, 401K, paid professional development training and CPR/First Aid training. Part-time employees have access to benefits as well.
How can I grow with Kensington School?
If you are looking for professional growth, Kensington School is the place to be! The majority of our administrators started teaching in a Kensington School classroom and all of us have grown into our current positions. Beginning with your initial orientation and observations and moving into ongoing and seasonal trainings, we know well-informed staff become the most successful. With multiple paths for growth, the sky is the limit at Kensington School!
What is the dress code?
Our teaching staff is asked to wear professional white or cream-colored shirts with black or khaki pants. We provide a Kensington School apron to wear. Kensington School also provides apparel throughout the school year which can become a part of your work attire.