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Building Kidz of Louisville - Infant & Toddler Daycare - Preschool

Building Kidz of Louisville

Where performing arts and learning take center stage!

Owner | Meet the Entire Team
Jeanne Becker Whitesides

Jeanne Becker Whitesides

I am excited to have joined the Building Kidz Worldwide franchise to open and operate Louisville’s first Building Kidz School, whose curriculum employs activities and lessons derived from the performing arts to enhance traditional learning.

I hold a BA in Communications from Indiana University and an MFA in Acting from the University of Louisville. I served for a few years as the performing arts director of one of Louisville’s Catholic Elementary Schools, developing a performing arts curriculum for children in grades 1 through 8.Then, a few years after my daughter was born, I took a position at a local software company, and after a couple of years, moved into management and team development.

Our School

Our School Programs

The infant program at Building Kidz School

Infant Program

In this class we brighten up the world by helping our youngest children discover their senses, explore their surroundings, nurture their development and celebrate their milestones. From one-on-one interactions that help build nurturing relationships in everyday moments to age-appropriate books to support speech and language development, our classrooms provide the ideal setting for the youngest children. We are also encouraging children to work on finger painting, music, and pretend play to spark creativity while also exposing them to structures to help with perceptual motor development. When children leave this classroom they will have a Brighter Beginning to the world around them.

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The toddler program at Building Kidz School

Toddler Program

Our classroom provides an ideal environment to foster individual development and self-help skills. We use a scaffolded approach to learning through systematically building on students’ experiences and knowledge as they are acquiring new skills in order to enhance learning and aid in the mastery of tasks. Their curious minds are exposed to an enriched curriculum focusing on language development by using pictures, books and basic academics in their environment. Following simple instructions is implemented through circle time, story time, art, and curriculum projects. Besides the social, emotional development, we also focus on developing fine motor skills through fun and sensory activities. Our Little Explorers are ready to put to practice their newfound independence by exploring their surroundings as they come with a Brighter understanding of their world around them.

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The preschool program at Building Kidz School

Preschool Program

Our preschool curriculum introduces language, math, science and social skills in a way to encourage learning at the child's own pace.

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Parent Testimonials

Our family LOVES Building Kidz School. We are so happy to find a center that's meets all of our expectations! We love their low teacher:student ratio and structured day with fun activities. My child has already learned so many new skills at the center. The school also uses The Brightwheel app which lets me follow my child's day. The teachers and staff have been nothing but amazing to us and very flexible. I would recommend this center to all families!

Click the facebook link below to hear testimony of one of our parents.

"We love the performing arts, we love seeing the videos and the dancing and singing , I really feel it helped with both of their confidence and how they move their bodies and it's been a wonderful part of the curriculum here.."

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Meet Our Team

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Teacher

We Are Always Looking for Great Team Members!

Are you interested in working at a dynamic preschool that integrates the Performing Arts (dance, music, and theater) into age appropriate developmental guidelines to enhance whole child development and academic excellence within a world class environment? If so, then we want to hear from you — just click the button and email us your contact information.

Current Openings
Full Time Staff

Have a passion for children, dance, singing and using your imagination?

Come share your skills with us!

  • Hours : 30-40 hrs a week Mon-Fri, NO WEEKENDS
  • Pay range: $13-$18 hr
  • Beautiful east-end location
  • Paid holidays, Paid Vacation & Paid sick days
  • Scholarship Opportunities / Paid Training
  • Retirement benefits
On-Call Sub

Have a passion for children, dance, singing and using your imagination?

Come share your skills with us!

  • Hours : declare what days work best for you (and the office will call on an as-needed basis to inquire if you can come in)
  • Pay range: $13-$18 hr
  • Beautiful east-end location
  • Paid holidays, Paid Vacation & Paid sick days
  • Scholarship Opportunities / Paid Training
  • Retirement benefits
Part Time Position

Have a passion for children, dance, singing and using your imagination?

Come share your skills with us!

  • Hours : flexible  hours (Mon-Fri), NO WEEKENDS
  • Pay range: $13-$18 hr
  • Beautiful east-end location
  • Paid holidays, Paid Vacation & Paid sick days
  • Scholarship Opportunities / Paid Training
  • Retirement benefits
Building Kidz

Take the Next Step

Ready to get started? Schedule a one-on-one meeting with Building Kidz of Louisville to get a personalized tour. See our classrooms and ask any questions you need. We can help your family thrive!

About Building Kidz of Louisville

Our goal is to be one of the best preschools in Louisville, KY, providing high-quality childcare and innovative, hands-on learning experiences for our clients’ children. Our center cares for up to 65 children and we focus on developing close-knit relationships between the children and nurturing teachers.

Our teaching staff will facilitate learning opportunities and support children through scaffolding, a method that enables students to solve a problem, carry out a task, or achieve a goal through a gradual reduction of outside assistance. Our teachers will understand the concept of the Emergent Curriculum and be open and able to introduce children to the performing arts as part of that curriculum.

Our curriculum makes use of performing arts activities, exercises, and training methods as part of developing “the whole child:” intellectually, physically, socially, and emotionally.

If you are looking for a place where your child can grow to love learning, please visit us and see how our preschool in Louisville can give your child the best start possible.