Inclusion Services Developer II - Internal Applicants Only

KinderCare Learning Companies



Portland, OR


Position summary

Working with KinderCare Learning Companies means using your outstanding talents to help set the foundation for lifelong learners, where you can collaborate with colleagues, grow and learn, and positively impact the families we serve.

With over 50 years of experience, 30,000+ employees, and more than 2,000 early learning center programs, we are the most accredited leaders in early childhood education. Together, we create environments where kids grow and thrive. As one of only four companies to receive the Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award six times, we’re confident that you can grow and thrive here, too. We can’t wait to meet you.

Kindercare is searching for an Inclusion Services Developer to join our Education team in assisting our field leaders, teachers, and business partners in creating inclusive learning environments for children of all abilities and backgrounds. This position involves a unique blend of educational consulting, program material development, and legal compliance work. It is an outstanding opportunity for an early childhood education professional to make a significant difference for the children and families throughout the 2,000+ centers and sites we operate.


  • Generate innovative ideas, concepts, and solutions in response to field needs and requests related to supporting the inclusion and education of all children.

  • Advise field management on enrollment and retention issues for children and families with unique needs.

  • Lead projects and initiatives at the direction of the Inclusion Services leadership team.

  • Implement and administer program material and processes related to inclusive practices in the early childhood classroom.

  • Develop high-quality, culturally responsive educational resources and trainings according to project needs, timelines, and specifications.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Education a related field strongly preferred

  • Experience working with children in inclusive environments and in a direct childcare center or related experience strongly preferred

  • Experience addressing behavior and mental health among elementary school-age children preferred

  • Ability to show compassion and to respond to the concerns of center/field employees, families, and colleagues in a caring manner with patience and active listening

  • Ability to persuade outcomes in a collaborative manner, inspiring others to see challenging situations as opportunities for positive change

  • Skilled at handling urgent situations with thoughtful analysis and judgment and calm temperament

  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with others

  • Strong written, verbiage, and organizational skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines, even under heavy workload

  • Accept feedback and constructive evaluation of work

  • Strong, established methods for self-care and reflective practices

Our benefits meet you where you are. We’re here to help our employees navigate the integration of work and life:

  • Know your whole family is supported with discounted child care benefits.

  • Breathe easy with medical, dental, and vision benefits for your family (and pets, too!).

  • Feel supported in your mental health and personal growth with employee assistance programs.

  • Feel great and thrive with access to health and wellness programs, unlimited paid time off and discounts for work necessities, such as cell phones.

  • … and much more.

At KinderCare Learning Companies you'll use your skills and expertise to help craft and contribute to our shared mission of supporting communities and encouraging lifelong learners. From our teachers to our cooks to our financial analysts, we are all passionate about crafting a world of learning, happiness and adventure for more than 150,000 children every day.

As the first national early childcare education provider to achieve the WELL Health-Safety Rating from the International WELL Building Institute, we continue to follow the latest science-backed and evidence-based strategies for maintaining a safe and worry-free workplace.

Our highest priority has always been to keep our employees, children, families, and communities as safe and healthy as possible. KinderCare highly encourages its employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to protect themselves and their communities. We are proud to provide paid time off for employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. We are also subject to state law, local ordinances, and Health Department requirements for employees working in child care, school facilities, and corporate work spaces.

We truly believe that everyone belongs in our circle, and everyone deserves to be celebrated for who they are. By partnering with underrepresented groups and experts in DEI, we are identifying areas to improve and forging a path forward through accountability, compassion, accessibility, and inclusion.

KinderCare Learning Companies is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Primary Location : Portland, Oregon, United States

Job : Corporate

Why you should apply for a job to KinderCare Learning Companies:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction

  • 4.3/5 in supportive management

  • 86% say women are treated fairly and equally to men

  • 81% would recommend this company to other women

  • 86% say the CEO supports gender diversity

  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Human-centered organization dedicated to providing training, support, and career advancement to all our people

  • Women-led organization (93% of our leaders!)

  • Excellent child care discount