Growing with globegarden

globegarden has grown into a leader in childcare and family solutions in Switzerland because our teams bring their passion and heart to work every day. With an appreciative and award-winning culture, globegarden prides Itself on being a great place for people to grow above and beyond their own expectations. Across our centers and corporate office, we put our globegarden family and teamwork first and integrate our STAR values – SHARE, TEACH, ACT, RESPECT – into all we do.

Culture

The globegarden family consists of many talented individuals who bring their creativity, skills and passion to work each day. Every one of us plays a critical role in ensuring the best care for families and their loved ones, while caring for each other. Our appreciative culture to SHARE, TEACH, ACT and RESPECT is shared by everyone – from our office staff to the teachers in the classroom and interns.

Family and Values

As the globegarden family, we understand the value of our people. We pride ourselves on our level of support and cooperation, and we recognize and appreciate the strengths, talents and uniqueness that each member of our family brings to the table. We put teamwork first and factor our STAR values – SHARE, TEACH, ACT, RESPECT – into all we do.

Appreciation

Parents have called globegarden teachers “fantastic” and “awesome” for their empathy and care towards children. Teachers have called their colleagues “amazing” and “reliable” and “supportive”. Our culture is about appreciating one another, with little acts of kindness as well as our employee appreciation month. We celebrate accomplishments with team and center awards and initiatives such as “Raise your Voice”.

Diversity and Inclusion

At globegarden, we don't just talk about diversity and inclusion, we embrace it. We understand the importance of welcoming difference, creating a sense of belonging and providing opportunities for our employees to bring their full selves to work.

Career Journey

Whether you are working directly with children in one of our centers, or in our corporate office, we enable you to use all of your talents in a respectful, collegial work environment! Discover the amazing journey your career is about to take at globegarden.

Build Your Career

Creating an environment of growth for our globegarden family is important to globegarden’s success. Whether it’s personal growth in your current role, within your center or in the office, we want to be your career partner. Goal-setting, 360-degree performance feedback and career planning are part of building a professional career path with you.

Find Family and Friends

Having meaningful relationships at globegarden is more important than ever before and has a direct link to the high level of job satisfaction of our team members. Having a work friend can help relieve tension and make your entire day enjoyable. Connect, collaborate and learn with peers of the globegarden family at team events, training sessions, network events, regional learning events or monthly staff development meetings.

Join a Winning Team

Our teams have been reinventing childcare over the past [#] years and their innovation and drive are the foundation of our organization’s award-winning success. 

The globegarden awards for our teams and centers are a long-standing globegarden tradition of acknowledging and thanking employees whose dedication helps us excel in the important work we do every day.

Social Responsibility

At globegarden we have the privilege of making a profound and unique difference in the communities we work and live in. And it's an opportunity we take to heart.

Save the Planet

For many years now, we have supported the WWF's mission to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on earth by joining the annual WWF run with many of our globegarden children. globegarden proudly stands behind our many children and employees who invest their time and work to make the world a better place.

Serving Communities

Supporting the communities in which we work and live is at our core. We are proud that many of our centers build this credo right into the children's educational curriculum and activities. Visiting retirement homes, engaging grandparents for story-time or letting children learn in the classroom by listening to a grandparent's "when I was your age" story is inspiring.

Our World

In addition, many centers host team-building fundraising events to support foundations, such as YAM and other charities that are important to our individual teams. In recent years, teams have helped build water wells in Africa, collected numerous Christmas gifts for local families in need as well as toys for Syria with the Relief and Reconciliation NGO, and also supported the set-up of a preschool in Africa.

Diversity and Inclusion

At globegarden we embrace diversity and inclusion and create a culture where everyone’s unique differences are celebrated and valued. All our teams and families have different cultural backgrounds, religions, beliefs and rituals. We celebrate every child, every family and every staff member’s uniqueness.

The globegarden Family

As many of our globegarden centers are bilingual, our teachers come from all over the world. They bring different cultural backgrounds, experiences, ways of teaching and early education methods. We want our teachers to bring their full selves to work. Uniting all their know-how fosters professional learning and brings out the best in all of us.

A Culture of Appreciation

Parents have called globegarden teachers “fantastic” and “awesome” for their empathy and care towards children. Teachers have called their colleagues “amazing” and “reliable” or “supportive”. Our culture is to appreciate one another, with little acts of kindness as well as our employee appreciation month. We celebrate accomplishments with team and center awards and initiatives like “Raise your Voice” for each other.

Raising World Citizens

At globegarden, children enter a classroom of the world. We understand the importance of welcoming difference, creating a sense of belonging and raising children to be world citizens: open-minded, prejudice-free, anti-racist, social and empathetic. Because we are all better when everyone is welcome.

The Benefits

We offer a family culture, motivated talent, and a positive, appreciative and diverse working environment. We invest in your potential and offer to develop your talent in a motivating environment.

Work-Life Balance

Our employees' family life, health and wellness are important to us. We offer work-life balance, a healthy lifestyle, personal coaching and counseling, and a work environment suited to the demands of the modern workforce.

Training and Development

We want our workforce to be the best there is, which is why we invest in training and development with a multitude of options for every level and age.

Insurance and Social Benefits

With private accident insurance and long-term paid sick leave, as well as social benefits and reintegration after long-term sickness, we provide for each other and are there for you during all of life's challenges.

Jobs in a Childcare Center

The teams in our centers are our heart and soul. As a teacher, center director, leader, assistant, chef or cleaner, you touch lives every day and make an impact in the lives of children and families in the communities you serve. 

Jobs in a childcare center

Jobs Behind the Scenes

The teams behind the scenes are the backbone of our centers, making sure our teachers are supported so they can help children and families thrive. You can work in family consulting, talent development or leadership roles, coach and consult center directors and staff, and ensure that centers achieve excellence in every field. 

Jobs in the administration

Young Talent

We are in the education business and we love to educate – not only children, but also you. Motivated young talent are most valuable to us and are our investment in the future. As one of the leading employers in the education of young talent, we currently have over 150 apprentices who are striving to be teachers one day.

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