Immediate openings at SLCH Child Development Centers

The St. Louis Children’s Hospital Child Development Centers offer onsite child care for Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Hospital employees. Enrollment is offered year-round.

Currently, there are openings for children age 2 years and older for immediate needs or for the fall program. Infants and toddlers are enrolled from a waiting list.

Programs include:

  • Infant/toddler care (enrollment from waiting list)
  • Early preschool, 2-3 year olds (open enrollment)
  • Preschool, 3-4 year olds (open enrollment)
  • Pre-Kindergarten, 4-5 year olds (open enrollment)

There are two locations offering a variety of services:
• 321 S. Newstead Ave., 314-454-4700
• 4353 Clayton Ave., 314-362-0777

“St. Louis Children’s Hospital Child Development Centers offer children a warm, nurturing environment with a variety of learning experiences to promote individual growth and development,” says Rosalyn McKnight, manager of SLCH Child Development Programs. “Children learn through play, and learning is enhanced when children actively participate in meaningful experiences. The curriculum is tailored to each child’s age and developmental level and is challenging and fun to ensure a child’s involvement.”

The Child Development Centers’ mission is to provide a superior experience for every child, every family, every day through high quality care and educational programs that promote optimal growth and development. The centers are nationally accredited by National Accreditation Commission through the National Association for Child Care Professionals. Curriculum is based on Developmentally Appropriate Curriculum and Project Construct following the Missouri Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten Standards.

Full-time, regular part-time or variable part-time options are available. Call today to arrange a tour or contact Rosalyn McKnight at for more information.