Jobs in our day-care centres: your place in the Wichtel team!

In our day-care centres in Munich, we offer exciting jobs and career prospects to preschool teachers, childcare workers and interns (preschool teachers in their probationary year). Sports teachers, specialist linguists (e.g. English educators), day-care centre managers and people taking a voluntary social year will also find a place in our team. The Wichtel Academy Munich offers you a modern, inspiring working environment.

Jobs in Wichtel Academy Munich kindergartens and crèches

Would you also like to join the Wichtel team?
We look forward to receiving your application – no matter whether you are just starting your career or you are an experienced preschool teacher – we can offer you interesting jobs in our day-care centres.

Here you can find the current job vacancies for our crèches and kindergartens.

Wir suchen

Welcome behind the scenes of our photo shoot for the Wichtel recruitment campaign 2022 with our great day-care centre employees. Does it look like fun? It was! #wichtelspirit

Your job in our day-care centre – send a speculative application now

Whether as a preschool teacher with a university degree or with another qualification in the social/educational field – feel free to submit a speculative application for a job with us if none of our current job vacancies is an exact match with your profile. We want to get to know you!

Show us your personality

In our work, we want to offer all Wichtel children individual, caring developmental support. To do this, we need, among other things, preschool teachers, childcare workers and day-care centre managers who are open-minded, curious and affectionate – and simply love the children. We welcome sharp minds that also sometimes question things and processes to make everyday life in our day-care centres exciting and develop it further together.

Does this description sound like you? Then apply for your job in our day-care centre now!


Wichtel Academy Munich – a workplace with a heart and mind

Our day-care centre philosophy puts it in a nutshell: We refer to “For a happy childhood” as our mission statement, with which we offer all of the children loving and professional pedagogical care, education and support at 24 privately-operated day-care centre locations in Munich. At which day-care centre would you prefer to work? The choice is yours!

What makes us special:

Our child-oriented educational concept with bilingual education by English educators and our child-appropriate nutritional concept according to the “Cook & Chill” method are just some of the things that distinguish our day-care centres from many others and make both your job with us and the daily routine for the little ones very special.

Good reasons for your job in our day-care centre

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Family company

A close, cooperative and appreciative working relationship within our kindergartens and crèches is very important to us and it is something we actively practise. Short decision-making paths, smart structures and modern equipment in the Wichtel Academy day-care centres ensure an outstanding working environment and a great deal of pleasure at work.

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Active collaboration desired

Whether as an intern or a permanent employee – as part of our kindergartens and crèches, we would be delighted if you would actively get involved in shaping the further development of the day-care centre.

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Modern education

We combine the approaches of Montessori, Reggio and Emmi Pikler in a comprehensive concept. This allows us to prepare the children for the challenges of later life in the best possible way.

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Open to diversity

We value our multiprofessional teams. Different qualifications with individual, international backgrounds and various areas of educational focus enrich our day-care centres.

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Further training of educational employees

We specifically promote the qualification and professional further education of our day-care centre employees by regularly offering workshops, seminars and programmes with internal and external speakers.

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Additional company benefits

We want you to feel comfortable both professionally and privately. As a result, we reimburse travel expenses, provide subsidies for gym memberships and support you in your search for accommodation.

Benefits for our employees

Well-being factors

Employee flat shares

A familial working environment

Celebrations & events with all of the colleagues

Subsidies for travel expenses & gym

Completely looked after

Attractive remuneration

Permanent employment contract

Attractive and comfortable work clothes

Start of career and future

Well-founded practical guide

Intensive induction

Comprehensive further training programme

Development opportunities

Persuaded? Then apply to the Wichtel Academy and become an important part of the team.

This makes working at the Wichtel Academy special

Further Training

We support your professional development with numerous training programmes for educational professionals at different levels.

Pedagogical Concept

Our pedagogy is composed of the most modern approaches to a holistic and practical concept.


During your introduction to the Wichtel Akademie you will explore our values with the assistance of experienced employees.

Insights into our day-care centres

Our day-care centre locations in the Munich area

Feel free to visit our crèches and nurseries before we invite you for an interview: make the most of the virtual insights into our day-care centres and get a feel for your possible future workplace.

  • FitKizz
  • Im Bau
  • Wichtel Akademie
  • Wichtel Akademie Basic

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FAQ: Frequently asked questions about career opportunities & jobs in the day-care centre

Working as a preschool teacher in the day-care centre is well paid. A qualified preschool teacher with 5 years of professional experience earns €3,960 (as of October 2022) at the Wichtel Academy Munich. There are opportunities for promotion in the day-care centre through internal and external further training. This means that an individual career is possible at all times.

Preschool teachers in day-care centres are responsible for providing educational support to the children. They plan and shape the children’s daily routine. Their tasks include observing and documenting the development of the children. Preschool teachers work closely with parents and advise them on educational matters. The job description is very wide-ranging and varied. Find the whole spectrum of tasks involved in the role of preschool teacher at the Wichtel Academy Munich here.

The salary for your job as a preschool teacher at the Wichtel Academy consists of a basic salary, the job market supplement (for educational experts), the Munich supplement, the “SuE” supplement and an annual special payment of 80% of a basic monthly wage. You can find all of the details on our salary page.

A lateral entry into a day-care centre or the profession of preschool teacher is a good opportunity to realise your dream of working with children. Under certain conditions, there are now very good retraining programmes available which even allow you to gain practical experience in the day-care centre alongside the training. The Wichtel Academy will help you with this.

Our day-care centre offers numerous benefits for you. We want you to feel completely comfortable with us, to be well looked after and supported in your job and your career. With travel expense subsidies, attractive rates at Body & Soul, capital-forming benefits, employee flat shares, further training opportunities and much more, we want to accompany you on your path to the Wichtel Academy. You can find all of the benefits on our benefits page.