Join the Gateway Team

Make A Difference

Are you ready to join a winning team and make a difference in the lives of young children, individuals with special needs, and thier families?  We are looking to add talented, positive, honest, and dependable people to our team.  You must be an outstanding communicator and rapport-builder with parents, children, and co-workers.

Employment with Gateway Association, Inc. is based solely on qualifications and competencies, is not particular to any type or class of individuals, and since Gateway recognizes the value of a diverse workforce, there will be no discrimination in employment decisions and actions based on age, race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, disability, religion, or marital status.

Application Process

For job candidates and Gateway to make reasonable and informed decisions in their own and one another’s interests, every candidate for employment at the Association must be interviewed by the Executive Director and/or by a person or persons designated by the Executive Director. The purpose of the interview is to assess the candidate’s qualifications for the position to be filled, in relation to the qualifications of other candidates for the position. The interview is also intended to inform the candidate about the nature of the position and the responsibilities and working conditions it involves, the purposes and programs of the Association, and the compensation and benefits associated with the position.

Minimum qualifications for each position are established in the Job Description for that position. Selection of personnel will be made in accordance with such stated qualifications, and in accordance with general criteria which apply to all positions.

It is Gateway’s general practice to obtain references from three (3) unrelated persons who can provide information about the (a) applicant’s qualifications for the specific position sought and (b) general criteria for selection of all Association employees. These personal references are provided by the applicant on the Application Form. In addition, Gateway may contact former employers and educational institutions attended by the applicant and may seek relevant information about the applicant from other sources by any lawful means, with or without the applicant’s consent.

Application Form

Each prospective Gateway employee must complete an Application Form.  Any fraud, misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission in any of the information requested on the Application Form is cause for denial of employment, or dismissal if the applicant is already employed when the fraud, misrepresentation, falsification, or material omission is discovered.


Teamwork Matters

  • Teamwork makes the impossible possible.
  • Shared enthusiasm energizes everyone.
  • When a collection of minds and hearts work together, great things happen.
  • It’s good to know a helping hand is always in reach.
  • None of us is as smart as all of us.
  • There is strength in numbers.
  • Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success.
  • Individually we are special; together we are spectacular.
  • A dynamic team is unstoppable.
  • Together everyone achieves more.


  • Childcare tuition discount ($25/wk. for the first child and $50/wk. for each additional child)
  • Paid personal and sick time
  • Paid vacation time that increases with seniority
  • Ten paid holidays each year
  • Two paid professional development days each year
  • Simple IRA – Gateway contributes 2% of your income, regardless of your participation
  • Gateway pays for our background check, drug screen, TB test, First Aid & CPR certifications
  • Free Gateway t-shirt
  • Gateway participates with the T.E.A.C.H. scholarship program to help staff members complete degrees in early childhood education.  The cost of tuition and books are split: T.E.A.C.H. 90%, Gateway 5%, and Student/Employee 5%.  You also receive paid release time to study.

For more information,
call: 765-649-1900

Open Positions

Assistant Preschool Teacher

Job Description – Assistant Preschool Teacher

  • Do you enjoy that lightbulb moment when a child makes a connection and learns something new?
  • Are you a person that enjoys constant interaction with others?
  • Does everyone come to you first to babysit their children?
  • Are you a brain architect?
  • Is caring for and educating young children your calling in life?
  • Does your heart sink when you see a child in need of love and attention?
  • Are you a positive role model for children?

If so, keep reading…

Gateway is looking for a full-time Assistant Preschool Teacher.  The candidate selected for this opportunity will help create a classroom environment where children can THRIVE!  This person will help children grow and develop by getting on THEIR LEVEL and helping them discover new things!  The LOVING, nurturing care you provide, will make all the difference in the life of a child in need.  This is not a J-O-B, this is work that MATTERS.

Substitute Teachers

Gateway is looking for Substitute Teachers with flexible hours.  The candidates selected for this opportunity will help children ranging from 1 to 12 years of age THRIVE!  This person will help keep classrooms running smoothly when Assistant and Lead Teachers are out of the classroom environment.

Gateway is maintaining our children and staff in toddler, preschool, and school age cohorts.  We currently need Substitute Teachers to assist with toddlers, preschool, and school age classrooms.

We have just increased our pay scale and have job openings! Call today to schedule an interview.

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