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It is the dedication and passion of our Options for Learning employees that make this agency one of the most innovative and progressive child development organizations in Southern California. Our 1,000+ employees include Site Directors, Teachers, Associate and Assistant Teachers, Aides, Enrollment Specialists, Maintenance, Facilities, Accounting and Administrative staff.
Options for Learning's Human Resources Department is committed to maintaining the highest level of service to all of these amazing people. It is our goal to treat each employee with respect, professionalism and the utmost of care. We have an open door policy and commit to going the extra mile when addressing our staff’s needs or concerns.
In addition to the personal fulfillment of helping and working with children and families, our regular full and part time employees are provided with a generous benefits program with flexible spending credits & generous paid time off. 
Options for Learning is:
  • A highly recognized nonprofit child care & resource agency since 1981
  • One of the largest child development agencies in the San Gabriel Valley
  • Convenient for families - 90+ locations serving over 12,000 children
  • Favored by employees - a strong career path & low turnover

Staff Testimonials

"Working for Options is a rewarding experience where you are encouraged to learn, be creative and express yourself in your work. It is an experience like no other, and the prize is inspiring our youth, and witnessing their growth."  Diana – Lead Teacher, Enrichment Program

"Working for Options has given me the opportunity to grow professionally as a teacher.  Here at Options we work as a team to help children succeed and make a difference in their lives.  As a teacher at Options I also have the opportunity to work with different communities."  Alba - Teacher, Head Start Pasadena

"I starting working at Options as an Assistant Teacher and now I am a Site Director at a large site making more money and close to home."  Linda - Site Director, Surround Care

"I love Options!  I love it because I feel welcomed! My position has given me great experience and knowledge! You know that feeling people get every Sunday night when you know the weekend is over and you have to go to work tomorrow? Yeah, I don’t get that feeling!"  Priscilla - Meal Monitor, State Preschool

Generous Benefits:

  • Paid Personal Time Off (9 hrs/pay period FT staff)
  • Benefits for FT & PT
  • 9 Paid Holidays/yr.
  • Basic Life Insurance Coverage
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program

Flexible spending account for:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Legal Assistance Plan
  • Supplemental Cancer & Accident plans
  • Dependent Care
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings
  • Cash out option

More Benefits:

  • Credit union
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Bereavement time off
  • Jury duty leave
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Discounts for employee gym membership, movie tickets, Verizon, L.A. County Fair & amusement parks


We're an Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees consistent with applicable federal, California and local law. Applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, genetic information, cancer, age, citizenship status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by this policy.