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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/21/2016
Bright Horizons Children's Centers
New York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONBright Horizons at Rockefeller Center is currently hiring a Director for their NAEYC Accredited Back Up program that has a capacity for 70 children. The center is open from 8am-6pm Monday through Friday and serves children between the ages of 6 weeks and 12 years old. It is located within Rockefeller Center between 48th and 51st Street and is just steps away from various attractions like Times Square, Top of the Rock, and the famous skating rink.
The Director will work closely with the Administrative team as well as the center teaching staff to ensure the implementation of a developmentally appropriate program that meets NAEYC Standards and Bright Horizons Family Solutions philosophy and guidelines.
At Bright Horizons, every day brings something new. As a child care director at a Bright Horizons back-up center, you will have a chance to inspire the passion in your teachers, have a moment of pure connection with a child or parent, embrace an unexpected challenge that evolves into an opportunity to apply your intelligence, share your compassion and character in creating a solution and every day, you ll find your business focus balanced by a unique and very real sense of fulfillment.Apply now to join the Bright Horizons team as an on-site leader at one of our beautiful centers. You will play a key role in creating and refining the center s culture by supporting teachers in the development of an innovative, hands-on, emergent curriculum designed for the children in your care and building an environment where the children, families and staff thrive.
* Grow your team by hiring, training, supervising and inspiring a team of passionate, committed teachers
* Collaborate with families to support and share the educational needs of their children
* Nurture your career aspirations and personal growth through ongoing training and support
* Inspire each child s potential through our innovative curriculum, inclusive environment and strong family partnerships
* Play an integral role in continuing the Bright Horizons commitment to quality
* Enjoy the support of a corporate team dedicated to help you manage the daily operations of the center
At Bright Horizons, we support our employees in their lives both at home and at work. We ensure a work environment in which each employee's chosen path is respected, rewarded, and celebrated. BA/BS in ECE required
MA in ECE with NY State N-6, B-2nd, 1-6 or Special Education certification is required
Exhibit extensive capabilities in both written and oral communication skills
Broad base of supervisory experience and demonstrated organizational skills
Ability to articulate extensive knowledge in, and the capacity to lead faculty in, implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum
Six to eight years experience with full time care preferred
Strenuous attention to detail, a spirit of teamwork, professionalism, and a sincere love of children
Demonstrated experience with financial management
History of positive parent relationships
Knowledge of NAEYC Accreditation Process