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If you are looking for an inclusive work environment where you will feel valued, receive great pay and benefits, and make a difference in the lives of young children and their families, then YOU belong at CAP Tulsa!

Working at CAP Tulsa Means:

  • Doing meaningful work that will make a difference in the lives of young children and their families
  • A Strategic Framework that supports our vision of Child, Family, Community, and Organization Success so all employees can see their role in supporting our mission
  • Joining an organization that has been nationally recognized as a “Best Nonprofit to Work For” by Nonprofit Times, and as a “Top Inclusive Workplace” by Tulsa Regional Chamber’s Diversity Business Council
  • Being part of an organization that has served more than 30,000 children and their families over the past 25 years!
  • Shared Core Values that shape the culture and set the expectations for how employees work together
  • An inclusive environment that is committed to Inclusion and Belonging for employees, children, and families where everyone feels connected, respected, and has a sense of belonging.
  • Employee satisfaction is measured, input is valued, opinions are collected in quarterly pulse surveys, and actions taken in response to employee feedback are shared
  • Highly competitive pay and annual Cost of Living Adjustments (COLA), as determined by the Office of Head Start, for all positions
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement
  • Tuition Assistance for job-related undergraduate degrees up to $5,250 per year, or master's in early childhood education for pre-approved employees
  • 100% vested in retirement savings in 403(b) plan from date of hire with employer matching 50 cents on the dollar up to 6%
  • Financial wellness and education workshops available through our partnership with BOK Financial
  • Annual Performance Appraisals and Mid-Year Reviews designed to help employees grow and develop through a reflective review of completion of goals and job performance.
  • With no prior experience, minimum starting pay:
    • Teaching Assistant (TII) Subs & Extended Care = $16.00/hour
    • Teaching Assistant (TII) = $17.52/hour
    • Lead Teaching Assistant (TII) = $19.41/hour
    • Lead Teacher (10-Month Schedule) = $44,658/year
    • Lead Teacher (12-Month Schedule) = $50,242/year
  • Previous years of teaching experience, education, work schedule, and/or bilingual skills are given consideration for increasing initial starting pay
  • Full-time and part-time positions available
  • Set Monday-Friday work schedules
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) certified within six months while you work, at no cost
  • In-service, on-site professional development for teaching staff to maintain credentials
  • Instructional Coaches to assist and support teachers
  • State-of-the-art schools and playgrounds designed to facilitate and enhance early learning
  • Fully supplied classrooms with additional monthly classroom materials budget eliminating any personal out-of-pocket expenses
  • Guaranteed low teacher-student ratios per Head Start standards:
    • 2:20 in 4-year-old classrooms
    • 2:17 in 3-year-old classrooms
    • 2:12 or 2:8 in 2-year-old classrooms, depending on funding
    • 2:8 in Infant/Toddler rooms
  • Teachers and Parent Educators are valued and respected
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) starting with 120 hours (15 days) of PTO in the first year that increases with tenure and can be banked up to 240 hours (30 days)
  • PTO cash-out options in May and November
  • 24 hours of Flexible Paid Time Off (FTO) plus one paid Floating Holiday awarded on January 1 to all employees for illness, emergencies, mental health, medical appointments, or other time off needs
  • 10 paid holidays plus two weeks of paid time off for winter break for all employees
  • Teachers and school-based staff also enjoy a week of paid time off for spring break and one week of paid time off for summer break before the new school year begins
  • Paid time off for bereavement
  • Paid Family Leave for new and adoptive parents at 100% of base pay for up to 6 weeks to bond with newborn or adopted children
  • Flexible spending plans for dependent care and healthcare
  • Life Insurance equal to 1x annual salary with additional voluntary coverage option available
  • OnDemand Pay is available to access up to $500 of earned wages before payday to help manage unexpected expenses and emergencies plus free financial planning tool
  • CAP Cares Employees 1st Fund to help employees experiencing severe financial need caused by certain unexpected and unavoidable emergencies
  • BenefitHUB to access discounts, perks, and rewards on thousands of national retail, service, and travel brands
  • Affordable health care coverage including medical, dental, vision, and mental health plans for the whole family available the 1st month after hire date
  • Majority of total health insurance premium costs subsidized by CAP Tulsa and managed by BlueCross BlueShield
  • Many ZERO-cost and low-cost medical and mental health options:
    • MDLIVE - 24/7/365 virtual access to non-emergency care with a $10 copay
    • CareATC – FREE in-person primary care at conveniently located clinics
    • Zero Card – FREE imaging, labs, and select medical/surgical procedures
    • Rx-N-Go – FREE generic medications
    • Mammograms – 100% coverage for annual preventative screening and 100% coverage for diagnostic mammography, ultrasound, and breast MRI
    • Cancer Care – FREE oncology nurse support to assist from diagnosis through treatment
    • Women and Family Health, Pregnancy & Parenting Support – FREE access to Ovia Health apps for Fertility, Pregnancy, and Parenting
    • Well on Target – FREE app for self-guided courses, programs, and tools to support health and well-being
    • Modern Health – FREE mental health program for therapy, personal coaching, online tools and resources, as well as 24/7 live Employee Assistance support available in multiple languages
    • Medefy App – FREE 24/7 access to personal Care Guides that provide expert benefit guidance to help you navigate your health plan options, answer coverage questions, coordinate referrals, and more
  • Flexible spending plans for dependent care and healthcare
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability insurance plans
  • No joining fees and a 22% discount on membership rates for access to all YMCA locations in the Tulsa Metro area 

"I've learned so much at CAP Tulsa through our training. They've had people come in and explain what happens, and how much a child’s little brain develops in those first three years. And you think, ‘Wow, I really am important!’. This is an important job, and you know you're making a difference. It's really rewarding because you see them go from an infant, to talking, playing with other kids, and developing their own interests."

- Karen D.

CAP Tulsa is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the principles, ethics, and practices of Affirmative Action in all employment practices and services provided within the community.