Kindercare Reviews

Updated 5 Jul 2020

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2.9
38%
Recommend to a Friend
46%
Approve of CEO
Kindercare CEO Tom Wyatt
Tom Wyatt
367 Ratings
Pros
Cons
  • "Very low pay for very hard work(in 86 reviews)

  • "kids were constantly moved to other classrooms outside of their age group instead of hiring new employees(in 60 reviews)

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  1. "Snr Account Executive"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Kindercare full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for - very focussed on people

    Cons

    none that I can think of, it was a wonderful company to work with

  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great way to get your foot in the door"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Assistant Teacher in Vancouver, WA

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Easy experience for working with kids

    Cons

    in-classroom training was not as thorough as I'd hoped

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Hard but rewarding"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I worked at Kindercare full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Prepared curriculum to use for each age group Decent hourly wages

    Cons

    Following childcare ratios can sometimes be too many kids for one teacher No services for children with special needs Planning time was meant to happen during nap time but really there isn't the opportunity for that Teachers were "forbidden" from bringing the work home to prepare

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  4. "Salary"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher Assistant in Memphis, TN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Kindercare part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great place to grow and learn

    Cons

    Some abusive teachers and misconduct in classes

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Beware of the clicks"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teaching Assistant 

    I worked at Kindercare full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The families, children and some of the coworkers

    Cons

    If your not in a click with the directer good luck and don't get sick cause you can't take off

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  6. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Lead Teacher 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great opportunity to grow and they will pay for your cda class

    Cons

    The stress when somebody calls out. We should have teachers that we can call in when we are short staffed.

  7. "Would work here again"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Lead Teacher in Everett, WA

    I worked at Kindercare full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    salary, pay, atmosphere, coworkers, schedule

    Cons

    germs, dirty, gross, hard, pressure

  8. "Bad company to work for."

    2.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Teacher, Prekindergarten in Madison, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Kindercare full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    I had a great center director.

    Cons

    The company only cares about the money, not the employees or the children.

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  9. "good place for entry level teacher"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Teaching Assistant in Traverse City, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Kindercare part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    good place for entry level teacher

    Cons

    limited growth for minority staff in the local school

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  10. "Just meh"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Teacher in North Las Vegas, NV
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Kindercare full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The kids and family were great

    Cons

    The management DC does not know what they are doing

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