Teachers have GREAT things to say about working at Gretchen’s House!
"I'm proud to be part of the Gretchen’s House community. The experience of working with professional Early Childhood Educators, with an emphasis on training, professional development and growth, is unbeatable.”
"I like working at Gretchen’s House because we have so much internal support built into our company. It’s really great to have so many talented people as resources.”
"After working here for 5 years, I consider my co- workers an extension of my family. They help make Gretchen’s House a fun, loving, and positive place to be!”
“I am proud to work at a Gretchen’s House. I can honestly say that I work at the only center I would be willing to send my own children to.”
“I love the respect towards adults and children at Gretchen’s House. It’s a wonderful atmosphere to be in.”
Well-trained, professional teachers are the cornerstone of a high-quality childcare program!
Gretchen’s house offers Blue Care Network’s Healthy Blue Living medical insurance. Healthy Blue Living is a zero deductible minimal co-pay insurance.
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
- Medical Reimbursement, Dependent Care Reimbursement
- Short Term Disability, Voluntary Accident, Voluntary Critical Illness
- 401K + Match
- Student Loan Repayment Program
- Professional Development Opportunities
Paid Time Off
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- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving & day before and after
- Winter Break (Dec 23-31)
Staff Childcare Discount
Gretchen’s House offers a 50% discount for staff children enrolled in our programs. Gretchen’s House is an employer participant in the State of Michigan Tri-share Program for employees who meet eligibility standards.
College Scholarships Available
Gretchen’s House participates in the T.E.A.C.H. program, sponsored by the Michigan Association for the Education of Young Children. The program provides scholarships to center staff enrolled in early childhood college courses.
Gretchen’s House, Inc. will reimburse TEACH scholarship students for 10 % of tuition and books costs, in addition to a bonus upon completion of each “contract,” which run between 12-18 credit hours. In order to be eligible for this program, employees must:
- Work at least twenty hours per week in a GH program
- Commit to continued employment at GH for one year following degree attainment