933 Baltimore Pike • Springfield, PA 19064 • ph: 610-544-8005 • email: info@liltykeschildcare.net

Li'l Tykes is an equal opportunity employer. Employment eligibility is open to anyone regardless of race, color, religious creed, sex, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, veteran status, Limited English Proficiency (LEP) or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

Li'l Tykes hires compassionate and loving caregivers. We encourage all prospective full-time and part-time applicants to complete a Pre-Employment Application, which can be downloaded from this site below, or obtained at Li'l Tykes. All information received from prospective applicants is considered strictly CONFIDENTIAL.

Requirements for Full-Time and Part-Time Employment:
  • An applicant must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Have at least a high school diploma or higher educational degree.
  • Have at least two years of prior childcare experience that can be documented and which may include paid and
    volunteer activities, such as: babysitting, camp counselor, tutor, teacher’s aide, coach, , school externship
    or daycare employment.
  • Two valid references of childcare experience that can be verified.
  • Must apply for and pass background checks with the 1) Pennsylvania State Police, 2) the Pennsylvania Child
    Abuse Screening, and 3) the FBI Fingerprint Screening.
  • Must take First Aide training, Fire Safety training, and Emergency Response training while employed at Li'l Tykes.
  • Must have a physical by a licensed physician prior to employment, take the Mantoux (TB) test and submit a
    health care assessment from the physician attesting to your fitness to work around children and in a childcare center.
  • Must agree to take an additional 12 hours or more of classroom training each year that you are employed at Li'l Tykes
    in childcare related courses. Notation: applicants presently pursuing an Associate, Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
    in Education may be exempt from this requirement, but must provide a class schedule of their registered courses.
  • Must provide two valid forms of identification (including one with a photo) from federal, state and/or local
    government   agencies. Examples include a driver’s license, birth certificate, social security card, voter registration
    card or passport. A school ID with photo may be substituted as one source of identification.
  • Must schedule an appointment for an employment interview at Li'l Tykes.


Li'l Tykes is a KEYSTONE STARS facility! Keystone Stars is a quality initiative in PA. that raises the standards for
Early Learning programs.