Careers at Horizon Education Centers

Make a Difference in the Lives of Children and Have Fun While Doing it

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Horizon Infant classrooms focus on social, emotional, and physical growth of children ages six weeks to 18 months.  The classroom staff focuses on a strong partnership with parents.  Staff provides optimal individualization for each child with a sensory-rich environment and activities.  Horizon’s classrooms provide the gentle support and encouragement needed to explore the world around them while developing new motor skills, language, and creativity. 


Horizon’s Toddler classrooms focus on cognitive, language, and literacy development for children 18 months to 36 months of age.  Children are encouraged to learn self-help skills and the staff work on verbal & social development.  Children develop their independence through fun learning experiences as they build valuable skills they need to interact with the world around them.  There is also a strong focus on preschool readiness. 


Horizon’s Preschool classrooms focus on kindergarten readiness using developmental screenings, Creative Curriculum, and assessments for children three to five years of age.  The program focuses on academics and intentional teaching of social and developmental skills in a structured setting.  The staff work with the children in small groups on literacy skills along with numbers and letters recognition preparing the children for a Kindergarten setting. 


Horizon’s School-Age classrooms offer before, after school, and summer camp programs for children 6-12 years of age. The staff helps children with homework and provides hands-on STEAM exploration activities.  Students are focused on physical, wellness, and character development.  Horizon aims for children to feel comfortable in any setting by developing self-esteem and leadership skills. 

Support Staff

Horizon’s support staff positions offer a variety of positions at the center level.  These positions include transportation services and the food service program.  Transportation drivers are responsible for shuttling school-age children from the center to schools in the area.  Horizon’s fleet consists of small 34 passenger buses.  Horizon’s food service program offers breakfast, lunch, and snacks daily at the center for all children.  These positions also offer direct support to the centers. 


Administration positions provide and ensure efficient operational support to the company as a whole.  These positions are held at or report to the corporate headquarters in North Olmsted.  These positions are responsible for planning, directing, and overseeing operations of the centers, they include Maintenance Specialist, Operations Management, Human Resources, Americorps Members, Finance Department, Marketing Department, and District Managers.

Healthcare Benefits

Healthcare Benefits

We offer medical insurance to all employees working at least 30 hours per week. In addition, supplemental insurance is offered to all employees working at least 20 hours per week.

Tuition Reimbursement

Tuition Reimbursement

If eligible upon hire, tuition reimbursement can be used for one class per semester. Full-time employees receive 100% reimbursement. Part-time employees receive 50% reimbursement.

Retirement Plan

403 B Retirement Plan

The plan is offered through TIAA-CREF and is eligible for personal contribution upon hire. Horizon matches a percentage of contributions after the first year of employment.

Employement Screenings

Paid Pre-Employment Screenings

Horizon covers the cost of background checks, a physical, and vaccination boosters (if necessary).

Paid Time

Holidays & Paid Time Off

Horizon employees enjoy a minimum of seven paid holidays each year, PTO accrual, a personal day, Bereavement Pay, and Civic Duty Pay.

Discounted Childcare

Discounted Childcare

Full-Time Employees (those working more than 20 hours per week) are eligible for a 75% discount on infant care. All other age bands are free with a $20 Family Administration Fee per pay period.

In addition, Grandparents and part-time employees (those working less than 20 hours per week) are eligible for a 50% discount on child care.

Teaching From Experience

There's a saying that goes "You can teach from experience, but you can't teach experience." Gloria Chavalia talks about how rewarding it can be for older adults to work at Horizon Education Centers.

Mentoring Young Minds

Cheyenne is embracing his duties as a role model, mentor, and teacher at Horizon. He explains how men play a critical part in the development of a child—both in and out of the classroom.

A Mom and Teacher, Too

Kim is a career-focused parent who's taking advantage of many of the benefits Horizon offers (like discounted daycare) to reach her goals.  

Climbing the Career Ladder

Teria Bivins explains how she took advantage of Horizon's tuition reimbursement program to climb the corporate ladder. She grew from an entry-level position to a Director, with Horizon's staff supporting her every step of the way.

A Fun Place To Work

Teachers at Horizon Education Centers can't help but have fun at work. Breanna Enderby can attest. She says her positive work environment, corporate events, and work outings always leave her feeling appreciated and valued.

Careers for Parents

We understand what it’s like to be a busy, working parent. At Horizon, receive discounted childcare and be able to work where your children receives care every day.

Careers for Veterans

We honor and recognize the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces, and our Executive Directive Dave Smith served as a career military service member himself. Horizon offers discounted childcare to former service members who are employed with us.