Working at KCDC

An Exciting Place to Work
  • You can be a part of our collaborative and highly trained team of behavioral, developmental, rehabilitative and learning professionals. Imagine making a true and lasting difference in children’s lives by helping them understand their emotions, experiences, strengths and challenges so that they can achieve success. At KCDC you’ll find:

    • A welcoming environment with talented and energetic peers
    • Opportunities to learn, play, share and grow
    • Leadership sincerely interested in your professional development and committed to giving you opportunities to advance

    Dynamic Team Environment

    With each classroom having only a maximum of 12 students, you will enjoy working with a dedicated and talented team of professionals. There are two teachers per classroom and seven child development professionals who work with individual students on any challenges they may have.

  • Learn more about working at Keystone Child Development Center in Jacksonville - from child development specialists to preschool, kindergarten, and VPK teachers.

  • Learn more about working at Keystone Child Development Center in Jacksonville - from child development specialists to preschool, kindergarten, and VPK teachers.Enjoy Great Benefits

    Flexible Work Alternatives

    Keystone Child Development Center teachers have the option of working for 10 months teaching during the regular school year or for 12 months, supplementing school-year work with KCDC’s Summer Camp.

    Professional Development

    Keystone Child Development Center staff engages in ongoing professional development through the acquisition of continuing education credits and participation in workshops, advanced accreditation and certification programs. KCDC provides regular in-services and didactics in specific educational or clinical areas relevant to client and professional needs. We believe that, in order to be truly successful, we need to create a work environment where each individual reaches his or her highest professional potential.


    KCDC offers medical, dental and vision coverage to all of our full-time employees (30+ hours per week) after a 60-day introduction period has been completed successfully. Health insurance is provided through Florida Blue, which provides three options for coverage including employee-only coverage, coverage that includes the employee’s spouse or same-sex domestic partner and coverage that includes the employee’s children. The plans differ primarily by the co-payment involved. Keystone pays towards the employee share of the medical plans, with the employee solely responsible for paying towards family plans.

    On-Site Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    KCDC offers an EAP program as a free, confidential on-site service that’s designed to help our employees and their families deal with personal problems that interfere with work or home life.

    Life Insurance

    KCDC offers employees a life insurance benefit. For a minimal cost, employees can purchase additional insurance for themselves or dependents, up to a maximum of $500,000 for the employee and spouse and up to $10,000 for a child.


    Together with TriNet, Keystone provides a workplace savings plan (401(k) Plan) with a wide range of investment options tailored to suit both conservative and aggressive investment strategies. Employees elect their contribution levels subject to IRS allowable limits.


    Depending on the position and years of service, employees can accrue three to six paid vacation weeks per year. Some teacher positions start with a minimum of five weeks.

    Short-Term Leave

    Full-time employees who qualify for FMLA (those who have been employed by Keystone for at least 12 consecutive months) will receive up to 12 weeks of paid short-term leave for placement of a child with the employee for adoption or foster care (within twelve (12) months of the placement of the child); for the employee to care for a spouse, child or parents if they have a “serious health condition”; or, if the employee has a “serious health condition” that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the job.

    Long-Term Disability

    KCDC provides the families of our employees with financial protection through long-term disability insurance. At no cost to the employee, this plan pays a portion of the employee’s income while he or she is disabled. The benefit is based on the employee’s base salary and is payable after 180 days of missed work.

    Relocation Assistance

    Some positions include relocation assistance from outside the state of Florida.


    • Mileage reimbursement at $0.50 per mile for travel to a client’s home or (Only mileage in excess of the daily commute is reimbursable)
    • Tuition reimbursement to pursue continuing education in the fields of psychology, special education and related fields
    • Employee discounts to Keystone Child Development Center, KCDC’s Before & After Care program and Keystone Behavioral Pediatrics Clinics
    • Employee referral program that enables employees to earn cash for assisting in our hiring efforts.