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Bright Horizons Family Solutions
Sixty State Street
DescriptionChannel your love for children and the joy of guiding a child through moments of discovery into an exciting career as an associate teacher at Bright Horizons. Join our team of early education professionals and help create high-quality, developmentally appropriate programs for children. Embark on a new professional journey in an environment that values your contributions and provides you the resources you need to grow your career.
When you join Bright Horizons, you become part of a caring culture that values unique differences and celebrates our vibrant tapestry of children, families, and employees who represent many different cultures and backgrounds. We act deliberately to embrace diversity at all levels of the organization and encourage inclusion and respect by providing continuing diversity education and ongoing support to our employees. Bright Horizons is the Boston Globe # Best Place To Work in Massachusettes 2013! We have been providing high quality childcare to infants, toddlers, and preschoolers in Boston since 1986! Please learn more about our programs at www.brighthorizons.com
ResponsibilitiesStepping into an associate teaching position at Bright Horizons, under the guidance of a teacher you will:
• Interact frequently, affectionately, and respectfully with children.
• Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate materials and activities for children.
• Respond to parent/guardian comments and concerns with sensitivity, interest, and respect.
• Assist in arrangement of space into clearly defined, well organized activity areas.
• Become very familiar with ages and stages of development for those children under your care.
• Follow all safety and health rules while supervising all children at all times.
• Demonstrate awareness of the entire group whether working with a small group or individuals.
• Continue professional growth by attending courses, asking for feedback, and reading professional literature.
• Keep the environment and equipment safe, clean and attractive.
• Participate actively in the teaching team through communication, collaboration and curriculum planning.
Requirements• High School Diploma/GED required
• CDA preferred
• Must be 18 years of age or if allowed in the state, may at minimum be 16 years of age if participating in a supervised work study program
• Must meet State requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply