Gilden Woods Kalamazoo

Gilden Woods Kalamazoo 4620 Arboretum Parkway Kalamazoo, MI 49006 269-389-0118 Hours
6AM - 6PM, Monday - Friday

Welcome to our Kalamazoo School!

We are proud to offer quality child care and preschool to the Kalamazoo area. We are conveniently located on Arboretum Parkway between South Drake Road and Solon Street near Linden Grove Middle School.

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Ms. Amanda S.

Program Director

Hi, I’m Amanda and I am the Program Director here at Gilden Woods.  I have 15 years in the childcare field; as a nanny, preschool teacher, childcare worker, and as an admin team member.  I have been with Gilden Woods for 3 years, and am excited to help create a nurturing learning environment for your child.  I am married to my best friend, and I am a step mother to two children, Libby and Kellan.

Ms. Katie W.

Assistant Program Director

Hello, I'm Katie and I'm the Assistant Director! I have been teaching in childcare centers for the last 6 years and recently spent the last 3 years at the Gilden Woods in Portage as the Pedal room lead, I bring with me an Associates degree in Early Childhood Education from Southwestern Michigan College. I enjoy being outsides, playing with my dog, and spending time with family.

Come join our dynamic, professional teaching team and make a difference in a child's life today.

Benefits available to our full-time employees include:

  • A fun, caring, loving environment for children
  • Tuition discounts
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekends off
  • Vacation and personal days
  • Insurance benefits
  • Continuing education and training opportunities
  • Work at the same location where your child is enrolled

 

Lead Infant Teacher

This full-time position will be approximately 8:00 am - 6:00 pm, Monday - Friday.  Applicants must read the Lead Infant Teacher employee qualifications & expectations before completing an application.

Classroom Assistant Teachers

These positions will start immediately.  Applicants must read the Classroom Assistant Teacher employee qualifications & expectations before completing an application.

Before/After School Teacher

This position will start immediately.  Applicants must read the After School Teacher employee qualifications & expectations before completing an application.

Breaker/Floaters

These positions will start immediately.  Applicants must read the Classroom Assistant Teacher employee qualifications & expectations before completing an application.

Toddler Lead Teacher

These position will start immediately.  Applicants must read the Lead Toddler Teacher employee qualifications & expectations before completing an application.

 

 

Last Updated 1/10/19

 

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"My son loves his teachers and the other babies. The ladies are wonderful and the director is always helpful. I love that I can visit on my lunch break and feed my son"

– Natalie Orduna Wierzbicki

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Oaktree Academy has partnered with Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool! With this partnership we are also expanding with an addition to the school building. To celebrate these exciting changes, we are hosting an Open House on February 8th, 2019 from 5pm to 7pm. Come tour the new state-of-the-art building and meet our Program Director, Carrie Quillan and her teaching team members. Learn more about our curriculum and programming. Enjoy local business partner vendors, as well as refreshments and fun for the whole family!