Join the South Side Early Learning Team


Don’t just join a team, join a family. SSEL is an equal opportunity employer. All full-time staff receive paid benefits including vacation time and health insurance. Our wages are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Applicants must have a high school diploma and successfully complete:

  • ODJFS Medical Statement from physician

  • BCII and FBI fingerprint background check

Although not required, we prefer candidates with experience using Conscious Discipline in a preschool setting.

All candidates must be able to regularly and frequently:

  • Work a flexible schedule during our school operating hours (6:00 am to 6:00 pm)

  • Lift children (up to 45 lbs.) and safely lift infants in and out of cribs

  • Stand, sit and walk

  • Bend, stoop, twist, stretch, push and pull