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ACPC Career Opportunities

ACPC offers many exciting and rewarding job opportunities. We believe in building long term relationships with our employees which is why we offer a variety of pathways to professional development and growth within our organization.  ACPC is proud to offer an extremely competitive benefits package, and  outstanding advancement opportunities for dedicated, flexible and ambitious professionals.


Seasonal Positions

  • Seasonal full-time teaching positions available during the summer in our preschool, toddler, and school age summer camp for children entering 1st-6th grades.

  • Programming at the Main Center is for children as young as 18 months up to Pre-K.

  • Seasonal positions include group leaders, and assistant teachers in all programs.  Seasonal staff can expect a busy summer filled with field trips and experiential learning out and about in the community.

Full-Time Positions

  • Head Teachers and full-time Assistant Teachers report to the Main Center (920 Carroll Avenue)

  • Programming at the Main Center is for children as young as 18 months up to Pre-K.

  • Teaching staff plan and participate in all facets of the programming in their classrooms.

  • Full-time staff at the Main Center are typically scheduled for 8.5 hour shifts with a half hour unpaid break mid day.

Part Time Positions

  • Part-time Teacher's Aides  be at the Main Center (920 Carroll Avenue) or at the Elementary Schools throughout Ames.​

  • Many Iowa State students begin their professional careers with part-time jobs in one of the many sites operated by ACPC.

  • Student staff work a variety of different hours which change each semester. Scheduling is very flexible. We will work around your class schedule.

    • Typical work hours at the Main Center (Preschool) vary, the center is open Monday-Friday from 7am-6pm

    • Typical work hours at the School Age Locations are:  7:00-8:15am, 3:00-6:00pm Monday-Friday and 1:45-6:00pm  on Wednesdays (3-5 days a week)

    • Due to modified operating procedures in light of the current COVID-19 Pandemic typical hours may be adjusted.

If interested in applying for a job, please complete the online application linked HERE or email a resume and class schedule if applicable to:

Applications can also be mailed to the main office:

ACPC Main Office

Hiring Manager

920 Carroll Avenue

Ames, Iowa  50010

Full-Time and Part-Time Positions

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