At CEE, our faculty and staff enjoy respect and admiration for being exceptional professionals.

Whether a classroom teacher, an arts or science specialist, an administrator, or a member of the office or maintenance team, each employee is first an individual who embodies the skill and commitment that are the hallmarks of a school that strives for excellence in every way.
Center employees are committed to the school's mission to educate the whole child, to support and foster diversity of all kinds, and to embrace the principle of lifelong learning. We have a team-teaching model in our classrooms and a team approach to our work. At CEE we emphasize being cooperative, flexible, optimistic and caring.
CEE retains educators and professionals who strive to become the best at what they do. We offer competitive salaries and a generous benefits package that includes an 8% retirement contribution match, student loan payment assistance, professional development funds, and tuition remission.

Employment Benefits

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  • 403(b) Retirement Plan

    The Center offers a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA to all eligible employees. The school will match each employee's contribution of up to 8% of the employee’s salary. The normal waiting period of one year for the matching contribution is waived for new employees who have participated in a retirement plan within the past year.
  • Employee Fitness Center

    Faculty and staff enjoy access to an on-campus fitness center with cardio and strength machines.
  • Employee Infant Care Center

    The Caring Place is The Center's on-site center for the young children of employees. Our vision is to provide a safe and caring program for the children of our faculty and staff.
  • Weekly Lunches

    Employees enjoy complimentary lunch service on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. Lunch service includes options for special diets.
  • Life Insurance

    The Center pays the full cost of Life and AD&D Insurance on behalf of each full-time employee.
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

    Currently, The Center offers HMO and PPO medical, prescription, vision, and dental plans, all underwritten by Anthem Blue Cross.  Coverage is available to regular employees working no less than 30 hours per week. The Center pays 96% of the individual coverage premium for the HMO plan, with the employee contributing $20 per pay to the premium.
  • Professional Development

    The Center is committed to lifelong learning. In addition to professional development opportunities that are brought in for faculty and staff to experience on-campus, The Center maintains a robust professional development grant program that enables employees to engage in personally selected or recommended experiences for continued professional growth.
  • Student Loan Assistance

    The Center helps pay down employees' student loans by making a direct contribution to their student loan accounts through the Student Loan Paydown (SLP) Plan.
  • Technology Buy Program

    The Center offers employees a one-year, interest-free loan to purchase personal technology, including computers and cell phones.  Repayment is made by employees through payroll deduction.
  • Time Off Benefits

    The Center offers 12 days of Paid Leave to all employees. Faculty receive this benefit in addition to the time off over the summer months. Regular, full-time 12-month staff members also receive paid Vacation benefits.
  • Tuition Remission

    The Center offers full-time employees a 50% reduction in tuition for each of their children enrolled at The Center. The remission benefit also applies to various inclusion award programs. Regular part-time employees may receive tuition remission based on a sliding, weighted scale. Please note that employment does not guarantee enrollment for children of employees.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of The Center for Early Education to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law.

The Center for Early Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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The Center for Early Education, a socio-economically and culturally diverse independent school for children, toddlers through grade six, strives to graduate students who are joyful, resilient, lifelong learners. The Center embraces a philosophy of education that combines a nurturing, inclusive learning environment with an increasingly challenging academic program that addresses the developmental needs of each child.