Employment Opportunities

Dogwood Hills Academy, located in Canton, is currently hiring for the following child-care positions:
  1. Lead Teachers
  2. Assistant Teachers
  3. Kitchen
  4. Substitutes
  5. Management

Preschool Lead

Dogwood Hills Academy is searching for an energetic, fun-loving Lead Preschool Teacher to instill a love of learning in our three-year-olds. If this describes you, keep reading…

As the Lead Preschool Teacher you are responsible for a classroom of up to 22 children, with an assistant teacher. Classroom management and the ability to implement our daily schedule based on your lesson plan is essential. You’ll have all the resources and supplies needed to make every day a special day for the children in your classroom.

We expect you to have:

  • CDA, TCC or an Associate’s Degree
  • A passion for teaching young children
  • Communication and organization skills

Our current teacher has been promoted, so we are looking to fill this position immediately.


After-School Lead Teacher

Dogwood Hills Academy is now accepting applications for a Lead After-School Teacher. Great group of school-age children, K – 4th grade, needing help with homework, wanting to engage in arts and crafts and play outside. Lead Teacher is responsible for planning age-appropriate activities for these children and closing down the room. Prefer prior experience, but must be willing to engage with the children, as this is not a babysitting job!

Assistant Teachers

We are growing and Dogwood Hills Academy is seeking assistant teachers with flexibility to work with several age groups. Candidates are responsible for assisting the lead teacher with classroom activities, including art, language development skills and classroom management. Candidates must enjoy working with very young children both inside and outside on the playground. Available positions include afternoon hours, so candidates must be able to work until close at 6:30pm.


Dogwood Hills Academy is now accepting applications for the cook position. Responsibilities include serving snacks and lunch to the children enrolled in the school. Most meals are reheating and serving along with maintaining organization in the kitchen. You are the kids' favorite person in the school! Must have a happy attitude and be willing to be active the entire shift.

Substitute Assistant and Lead Teachers

Dogwood Hills Academy is currently accepting applications for substitutes. Applicant must have the ability to relate positively to children and their parents. Great opportunity for the right candidate to have flexible hours and become part of a fantastic team.

Child Care Center Director


The Center Director at Dogwood Hills Academy is responsible for the overall operation and management of the school. This includes maintaining a quality program for over 150 families, managing a staff of up to 30, as well as other business tasks required to run a successful child care center.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a business related field
  • Three or more years experience as a business manager that interacts with clients and manages at least 15 employees
  • Highly proficient with technology, including computers and tablets

Desired Qualifications

  • Two or more years in a child care center as an assistant director or higher
  • Business experience including working with budgets, payroll and scheduling
  • Quality Assurance experience
  • Working knowledge of licensing requirements for a child care center
  • Curriculum implementation
  • Comfortable working with Procare software
  • Comfortable with sales and marketing, including phone calls and touring families


Commensurate with education and experience.

Bonus opportunities when enrollment and other goals are met.

Job Type: Full-time


Qualified applicants should respond to this posting with a completed Employment Application. All applicants must be at least 18 years old and provide a clean criminal records check, if offered a position. Dogwood Hills Academy is located in Canton, close to Avery Elementary School. Applicants should be located within a 20-30 minute commute of the school.