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Crayons 2 Pencils has two campuses located in Norwalk Iowa just minutes from the airport.  

2 Campuses Located in Norwalk Iowa

Crayons 2 Pencils Early Learning Center - Birth - Pre-k Facility
Crayons 2 Pencils Recreation Center - School Age Facility (before/after school)

 At Crayons 2 Pencils you will lead daily social, learning, and physical activities for all children in their assigned classes. 

You will with your co-teachers be responsible for the overall health and welfare of the children in their classroom, which requires diligent monitoring of all children during learning times, meal times, restroom breaks, and nap times.  

You will get to attend weekly hands on team meetings to aid in the success of your classroom by sharing ideas on lesson planning and so much more. 

Full Time Employees 
Birth-Pre-K Campus

* Works 4 10 hour days (same day off each week) 
* Starting pay $10-$16 per hour depending on experience 
* Quarterly Rewards system - Prizes & Rewards
* We  help you get a college degree - 
      You pay only 10% tuition and we pay you up to 48 hours per semester to            attend classes 
* You get to be the CEO of your classroom 
* Weekly team meetings to help provide hands on training and lesson ideas 
* Hours - Monday-Friday from 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM 
* Must be 18 Years old- We will train you :) 

Part Time Employees 
(Camp Counselors is what your role would be)
School Age Campus for after school and school breaks K-5th grade

* Works 2:30-6 Monday-Friday during the school year 
* Summer hours- 4 10 hour days 
* We work around college classes 
* Quarterly Rewards system 
* Must be 18 years old 
* Starting Pay between $9-$12
* Gets to attend field trips, play games and facilitate lots of events like our color run, field day, glow in the dark parties and so much more! 

Fill out the form to your right on this page to schedule your interview today!

We can’t wait to meet you!

 Contact us at:  515-285-5322
Birth-3 Years
Pre-K 4's & 5's
K-3rd Grade
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Please fill out our online application below

Don't forget to hit the submit button.    
What is your full name : First, Middle, Last
What is your telephone number: 
What is your email address:
What is your home address:
How did you hear about Crayons 2 Pencils: 
Do you currently have a College Degree? If yes, please describe
Are you at least 16 years old?
Are you currently enrolled in college?  If so what days, times and what are you going to school for? 
Describe any experience you have working with children. Could be nanny, other child care centers, school teacher, camp counselor...
Have you ever been convicted of a felony?  If yes, please describe. 

* We are required to do a Federal background check as well as a fingerprint background check on all employees    
Have you ever had a DUI?  
Do you have a current 1st aid and CPR Certificate?  If yes, When does it expire? If not, no worries, we will help you get this training. 
Do you have your essentials training done? If not, no worries :) We will set you up with them.
What is your first available day to start working? 
Why do you want to apply for  Crayons 2 Pencils? 
What skill do you have that would make you great with working with young children?
Describe an activity that you have done with children. 
Have you visited our Facebook page to find out more about the things we do? If not, take a minute to look us up.  
Please provide us with 3 references. We need their name, how you know them and phone number 
Past employer
Family Friend (non relative)
Past co-worker
If this is your first job ever, just fill in the family friend reference box. 
Thank you for sending in your application.  Your application goes directly to Jill Larsen owner of Crayons 2 Pencils.  She will reach out to you in the next 24 - 48 hours.  If you have any questions you can always reach her at 515-285-5322 or email at 
Do you have a Facebook account?  If yes, what is the name.  
If no, Facebook is a requirement to work here as we do all our staff communication through it. 
My Facebook page is: 
What day and time work best for an interview? 
We are currently hiring Full Time and Part Time Employees who have a true passion for teaching young children. 
At Crayons 2 Pencils we run more like a school than we do a daycare.  Staff are to be self starters, work well as a team and be positive, nurturing and caring at all times.  Our staff are engaged at all times with the students in a positive upbeat manner. 

Are you looking for Full Time or Part Time?
Meet the Directors

Meet Cindy and Jill - Our job is to help you to be successful in your classroom.  We do this through hands on trainings, team meetings and so much more.  We want to make sure you have all the tools you need to be successful in your classroom.  We have over 20 years teaching experience that we help pass down to you.  We love what we do and we want to help you to love what you do too!  Come be a part of our team :) We can't wait to meet you!