• Do you enjoy being with and around young children?
  • Do you like interacting with young children?
  • Do you like to talk to and listen to young children?
  • Are you a patient, loving, caring, mature adult who thinks of others?
  • Are you aware of safety rules that must be followed with children?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you might be ready to care for children in a center.

Mater Dei Child Care Employment Application. When your application is complete, Please call 785-232-1603 and set up an interview with the director.

Licensed centers must follow the state regulations for child care. Yearly training is required of all employees. Background checks are administered by the state. Fingerprints are taken every five years.