Online Employment Application

Are you ready for a career in Child Care? We are always looking for future leaders at Robins Nest Learning Center. Please fill out the below employment application for our review. For followups, please call 618.985.3581. Should you like to complete an application in person, simply visit our main facility in Carterville Illinois.

*Applicant Name:


*Phone Number:






*Email Address:

Can you be dependable and on time?

Can you be a team player?

Can you have a good attitude and share a smile?

Can you sit on the floor and engage in pay with the children?

Can you lift 50 pounds?

Can you be flexible in your position to meet the needs of the children and the center?

Do you hold a certification in any of the following areas?
First Aid
Universal Precautions

Will you be willing to take these classes if you have not already?

Are you looking for full or part-time work?

If looking for part-time work, how many hours:

What age of children do you prefer to work with or have experience working with?

Is there an age that you can NOT work with? Please explain

Do you have a valid Illinois driver’s license to drive a van to transport children?

Have you been convicted of any misdemeanor/felony charges that will show up on a criminal back ground check?

Do you have children that would be enrolled in our program if you are hired?

Can you turn in needed paperwork to complete your file or your child’s file within 30 days? (required by DCFS)

Can you take redirection and guidance if you are employed at our school with a positive frame of mind and attitude?

Would you be willing to take additional classes to meet accreditation standards that our school holds to increase your wage and possibly a promotion?

What is your highest level of education completed?

Please note what you received your degree in.

Where was your degree earned (e.g. SIU)

How many classes have been completed in early Childhood Education?

Please email school transcripts to or fax to 618-996-2515

Why do you want to work in an early childhood environment?

Can you give our school a one year commitment if hired?

What are you looking for in an employment opportunity with Robin's Nest?

By submitting this application, I agree that I can meet the above standards outlined above that I have answered "Yes" to an have noted any limitations that I have on this employment application form.

Robins Nest Learning Center
12622 Karnak Dr.
Creal Springs, IL 62922

Robins Nest Learning Center
1007 California St.
Carterville Il, 62918

Phone: 618.985.3581


Robins Nest Learning Center offers the largest infant & toddler program in Southern Illinois. Our 2 locations include Carterville and Marion.

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