Preschool Teacher - Manhattan

Bright Horizons • New York, NY 10020

Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

Job Description

Setting the stage for learning

As a Preschool teacher at Bright Horizons, you will help curious, young minds discover the joy of learning. Our curriculum engages both teacher and child in an exciting journey of discovery. You'll partner with a fellow educator to design fun and exciting educational experiences for children between the ages of 3 to 6 years of age, that recognize and foster each child's individual interests while nurturing the whole childtheir social/emotional as well as cognitive development.

At Bright Horizons, you'll also find opportunities to experience personal and professional breakthroughs of your own. As a company with a learning culture, you will discover your full potential through state-of-the-art online training, leadership development and tuition reimbursement. Additionally, our company culture invites you to bring your whole self to work, because it is our unique attributes, perspectives and backgrounds that make us a stronger team.

How will you prepare our future generation?

What you will do as a Preschool Teacher

* On any given day you might find yourself building a castle with blocks, exploring STEM concepts such as gravity or velocity, or planning an herb garden alongside children

* Feel a sense of accomplishment as you hear the laughter and experience the wonder of children engaged in experiences you planned

* Work with co-workers to develop creative hands-on activities and projects based on your observations of children's interests and skills

* Communicate with parents on a daily basis, sharing their children's latest adventures, achievements, and progress through a variety of avenues, including mobile technology and personal discussions

* Live our HEART principles of Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork

Job Requirements

Who We Are Looking For

In order to join our team as a child care teacher you must:

* Be a minimum of 18 years of age

* Hold a High School Diploma/GED

* Demonstrate experience working with young children

We do give preference to child care teachers with the following:

* Bachelor degree in Education is required, Masters degree is preferred. Candidate should have NY State Certification in B-2, N-6, 1-6, Special Education or School Building Leadership. Study Plan Eligible candidates will be considered.

* Have 12 months of professional teaching experience in a classroom

You must also meet state licensing requirements for education and additional center/school requirements.

Learn more about our award-winning company and culture, including our Foundation for Children and focus on social responsibility here.

Additional Information

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW.

Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Having technical issues with your online application? Contact us at or 855-877-6866.


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