UnityPoint Health

Day Care Teacher-Child Care Center

Requisition ID
Child Care
US-IA-Des Moines
1019 Chestnut
3020 UnityPoint Health Des Moines
Des Moines
Child Care Center
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 7:45-5:45
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


***$3,000 SIGN ON BONUS***


Provides child care services which meet the developmental needs of each child. Consistently communicates with each child’s parents to ensure that quality care is being given and the child/family needs are being met. Works effectively with other team members. The teacher follows hospital, department and Department of Human Services policies and procedures. Successful performance contributes to a positive work environment for UnityPoint employees.


Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/ 


• Plan and implement age/developmentally appropriate programs for assigned group of children. Interact appropriately and positively with children, participating in and encouraging children’s play.

• Maintain a clean, orderly, child oriented, safe environment.

• Evaluate, monitor, and maintain records on children’s participation and development.
• Attend to personal and physical needs of children.

• Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.


Education: Required two year degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or other Education related field. Four year degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or other Education related field preferred.


Experience: If you have a degree (associates or baccalaureate) outside of the early childhood field, must have three years of experience in an NAEYC Accredited program. Or if three years’ experience is in a non-accredited program, must have 30 contact hours of relevant training during that past three years.


License(s)/Certification(s): Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons. Child Development Associate certification preferred.


Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills, Communication skill – written and verbal, Flexibility, Teamwork, Professionalism


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