Phoenix Children's Academy, Union Hills

Phoenix Children's Academy, Union Hills

We provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled da

We provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home. We offer childcare and early educational programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and kindergarteners. We also have before & after school care and summer camp for school age children.

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Happy 3rd Anniversary to our Early Preschool Teacher, Ms. Alyssa. We are so fortunate to have someone who is so passionate about ensuring each child is receiving the best quality care each and every day. Thank you for your continuous support these past 3 years and we look forward to another fun-filled, year! ❤️👩‍🏫


Happy 5th Anniversary to our Preschool 3's Teacher, Ms. Taryn! It's very refreshing to have a Teacher with such a kind heart and contagious smile, greeting and educating our Preschoolers. We appreciate your commitment to the School and we know your families are so happy to have you as their child's Teacher. 👩‍🏫❤️


Happy 5th Anniversary to our Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Ms. Hayley! We are so lucky to have someone so kind and sweet as Ms. Hayley, to help guide our students on their educational path. We appreciate all of your hard work and dedication to your students and the School overall and we cannot say, "Thank You!" enough. ❤️👩‍🏫


Happy 1 Year Anniversary to our Pre-Kindergarten Teacher Mr. James. Mr. James is known for greeting our families, with his warm, upbeat smile and he isn't afraid to get messy with the students and show them how much fun learning can be each and every day. Thank you for always being awesome Mr. James! 🧑‍🏫

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Our team is celebrating in our favorite way – supporting the mission of St. Jude Children's Hospital. This year our directors, teachers, staff, school support center employees, families, and little tikes across the US raised $330,145 through small donations and sponsors to bike and trike in support of curing childhood cancer! This year's total brings Cadence Education's lifetime donation to $1,000,031!!! The annual company-wide and coast-to-coast Trike-a-thon provides an important lesson in generosity, teamwork, and bike safety to all that come to our schools and are part of the Cadence Education family. We believe in the power of and that together, nothing is impossible; this year's record-setting donation proves it. Thank you to all who supported our Cadence Education schools and students in this accomplishment.


Happy 5th Anniversary to our wonderful Assistant Director, Mrs. Caitlin. With your warm smile and kind heart we are so grateful to have you as a Leader and Mentor for our School. Thank you for your continuous commitment to our Families and their Children these past five years and we look forward to so many more! 🏫 ❤️


Happy 4th Anniversary to our Infant Teacher, Mrs. Angel. Our Infant Families are so fortunate to have someone who cares so much about their little ones. You ensure each day, that they are receiving the love and care that they need to help their growth and development and you always greet everyone with your warm, welcoming smile. Thank you for all that you do for your Babies because we know they love you as much as you love them! 🥰


We want to wish a Happy 1st PCA Anniversary to our Preschool 4's Teacher, Ms. Jessica. 👩‍🏫 Your students are so lucky to have you as their Teacher and we hope you know how loved you are by all. 🥰

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon 09/02/2022

Come join us next Friday, September 9th from 5pm-7pm to support a good cause! Your little one can bring their bicycle, tricycle, scooter, etc. and a helmet to the Preschool and ride some laps on our track or wash their bike at our make-shift "Trike Wash." We will also be hosting an Open House for the Preschool side; so come out and meet our Teachers, check out the School, and help us support raising awareness for Childhood Cancer Awareness. 💛 🎗©_link_share

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon St. Jude Trike-A-Thon is a free educational program that teaches preschool and daycare students bike safety and the importance of helping others while benefiting St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.


Happy 5th Anniversary to our wonderful, Early Preschool Teacher, Ms. Jennie. She has been teaching in our 2's program since her first day here at PCA and we are so grateful for her kind heart and loving perosna all of these years. We know how much she loves all of her students and we hope she knows how much they all love her too. Congratulations! 🥰


Happy 17th Anniversary to our phenomenal, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs. Desra. We are so fortunate to have her teaching Kindergarten Readiness skills to our students and providing them with that warm, welcoming smile every day. Thank you so much for your dedication all of these years and we hope you know how much your students and families love and adore you. Congratulations! 🥰


Congratulations to our very own Pre-Kindergarten Teacher, Mrs. Desra for being Arizona's Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Desra has been with Phoenix Children's Academy for almost 17 years now and if you have ever been lucky enough to attend the Union Hills location, then you know how exceptional of a Teacher she truly is. We know that our current and even past families will attest to her kindness and that her teaching capabilities go well above the standard Preschool classroom. She is the true example of what Phoenix Children's Academy values in education but more importantly what a kind and compassionate Teacher should exhibit. Congratulations Mrs. Desra! 🥰



Phoenix Children’s Academy is looking for experienced and inspired Full-Time and Part-Time Teachers for our preschool, serving children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. We pride ourselves in not being a traditional daycare; but instead, a private preschool that provides a curriculum that will prepare your children for kindergarten and beyond.


• Competitive Compensation

• $2000 Sign-On Bonus

• 75% Childcare Tuition Discount

• Educational & Professional Development

- Company Paid CDA Program

- Leadership Training available for Teachers that want to move up into management

• Comprehensive Benefit Packages for Full-Time Staff

- Paid Life Insurance

- Medical, Dental, and Vision Coverage

- Pet Insurance

- Paid Time Off

• $1000 Referral Bonus for each Teacher that you refer and we hire

If you want to be part of a fantastic and supportive team of dedicated Early Childhood Professionals, please call us or email us to apply!


We’re hiring immediately! Phoenix Children's Academy Private Preschool, part of the Cadence Education family, is currently seeking a Preschool Teacher to bring your love of children and past experience in childcare, daycare or early childhood education to our team of kind, caring Teachers and staff.

Our schools are staffed with people who are talented, fun, and genuinely enthusiastic about child development and learning. We encourage collaboration and cherish open-communication in each school and with our corporate office. We work hard to create an outstanding work-life balance by supporting our staff members every step of the way.

Enjoy the many benefits of working at Cadence Education:

Competitive compensation
75% childcare tuition discount
Educational and professional development
Comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees, including:
Paid time off that increases with seniority
Medical, dental, vision options available
Additional life, disability, and retirement plans
Tuition reimbursement
Company-paid life insurance
Paid holidays

SAFETY FIRST: The health and safety of every person in our schools is our primary concern. We are taking every precaution to prevent potential exposure or spread of COVID-19 within our schools. We are actively partnering with local health departments and closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating over 250 private preschools and elementary schools across 27 states. With over 27 years in business, we have developed an unparalleled expertise in preparing students to thrive in the next step of their childhood.

Our overall mission is to provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home. This mission can only be accomplished through a team of passionate childcare professionals who combine their talents to provide an unparalleled level of care and compassion for children and their families. Our research-based curriculum and home-based environments are the leading edge of early education.


Lauren thinks that our school was "pretty much like the funnest place ever!"

We do our very best every day to deliver on our brand promise to provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home.

Do your kiddos love coming to school? Have them tell you why they love school and use so we can see!

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Did you know that July 18 is ?

Ice Cream Day became an official holiday in 1984 and many businesses across the country celebrate with special deals.

To learn more about this holiday:

Where will you get your ice cream today?!?!? 🍨🍦

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Thank you to our families for once again rating us as “excellent” in our most recent customer satisfaction survey. Because of your amazing feedback, our companywide score is similar to companies like Southwest Airlines and Ritz Carlton.

If you would like to watch a video or see an infographic about our happy families, visit

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Wishing you a safe and relaxing Independence Day filled with loved ones and happy times!

Do you have a pet? Don't forget to keep them safe this 4th of July by following these helpful tips from the ASPCA:

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It's National Sunglasses Day!!! 😎

Each year on June 27, you're invited to celebrate the importance of wearing UV protective eyewear by posting a using the hashtag .

UV rays can have a damaging impact on our vision, so it's important to protect your eyes like this little guy. 🕶️

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Today we celebrate the fathers who love and inspire their children every day.

May your Father’s Day be filled with all the things you love, and maybe even a little (non-suspicious) golden silence. 😆

Happy Father’s Day!


Our families have said some pretty great things about our schools!

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We provide an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home.

We would love to see what your kiddos have to say about why they love our schools. Be sure to use the hashtag and show us what they love!

Do you have a preschool graduate ‍🎓 this year? Show us your graduation celebrations by using in your posts!

We love to see our students thrive!!!

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Today is National Egg Day 🍳

Did you know that the largest egg on record was laid by an ostrich and weighed in at more than 5 pounds?!?!?

But, what everyone really wants to know is, which came first?

Happy National Egg Day! 😀

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"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." - Joseph Campbell

This we honor the heroes who have given their lives in service to our country.

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Hamburgers account for almost half of all sandwiches sold and Americans consume more than 50 billion hamburgers a year. Every May 28, National Hamburger Day celebrates America’s most iconic food. Happy National Hamburger Day!

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Many people believe that paper airplanes originated in China more than 2000 years ago and that the art was perfected in Japan. (Some even call the art “aerogami”.) Most paper airplane contests involve flight distance or flight time, and some records include a plane that flew more than 226 feet and another that flew more than 29 seconds. What records can you set?

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A great day, we wish you.

Did you know that May 21 is National Talk Like Yoda Day? You can learn more about this fun little holiday here:

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It’s National Devil’s Food Cake Day… Sounds like a great excuse to eat chocolate. 😀🎂

Enjoy your day!!!

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Did you know that the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 includes provisions to help make childcare more affordable?

There are new federal tax benefits for families with children that can significantly decrease your tax burden and even provide tax credits – which could mean a significant reduction in the taxes you owe – or better yet, a larger refund.

There are many tools available to help you determine how you could benefit, including this infographic that gives a quick overview of the Child & Dependent Care Tax Credit:

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We know how powerful the love of a mother can be – giving children the strength they need to succeed. Today we celebrate the mothers who inspire their children every day. May you have a wonderful day filled with everything you love.

Happy Mother’s Day! 🌷

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National Space Day is May 7, 2021!

Created to promote STEM subjects, National Space Day is a great opportunity to teach children about space and space exploration.

To learn more, visit:

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Today is National Teacher Day and we would like to say THANK YOU to all the Teachers out there! Teachers play such a huge role in shaping the lives of our children and we appreciate everything you do. Happy Teacher Day!!!

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🥨 Happy National Pretzel Day!!! 🥨

Who doesn't love a good pretzel?!?! The origin of the pretzel is unclear, but legend has it that the Pennsylvania Dutch introduced pretzels to North America in the 19th century. To this day, Pennsylvania is the leading producer of pretzels in our country - producing 80% of the nation's pretzels.

How will you celebrate?

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April 22 is Earth Day and a perfect time to remember this Native American Proverb:

“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.”

If you would like to learn more about Earth Day, and how you can celebrate, visit

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Although listening to your child crying is a normal part of parenthood, it can be incredibly challenging when your baby is crying before sleeping. It can be confusing, frustrating, and downright exhausting when your baby cries when you put them down to sleep—or if the resistance begins even before you enter the bedroom. You’re likely left with questions like, “Why does my baby fight sleep? How can I get them to stop fighting sleep?”

To help you navigate the nighttime protests, we’ve compiled a list of many reasons to help you understand: why do babies fight sleep? Next, we’ll explore how to get a baby to stop fighting sleep with strategies to help you solve your sleep struggles.

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Thank you to everyone that participated in our KiwiCo partnership and purchased a KiwiCo box!

Tonight, is the night for families from 20 of our schools, around the country, to come together for a Family Night In - KiwiCo Creation Party!

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We can't wait to see all of our families this evening! Contact your school director for details.

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18820 North 83rd Avenue
Peoria, AZ

Opening Hours

Monday 6:30am - 6pm
Tuesday 6:30am - 6pm
Wednesday 6:30am - 6pm
Thursday 6:30am - 6pm
Friday 6:30am - 6pm
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