Director Bright Horizons at Chelsea

Bright Horizons Family Solutions - New York, NY3.6

Job Description

Bright Horizons at Chelsea is a full-service center, with a capacity for 81 children between 6 weeks and 6 years of age. This center is a community based program, located on on the west side of Midtown Manhattan, not far from Penn Station. The center hours are from 7:00 am-6:30 pm Monday through Friday and this is a 12 month program.

At Bright Horizons, every day brings something new. As a child care director, 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.

As a center director at Bright Horizons, you will:
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 helping 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.

Job Requirements

Bachelor's degree required with New York State certification in 1-6, N-6, B-2, Special Education or School Building Leadership. Masters is preferred.

3-5 years of management/leadership experience

A combination of infant, toddler or preschool teaching experience

Well versed in NAEYC accreditation and licensing standards

Strong leadership, supervisory and customer service skills and ability to create/maintain partnerships with families and staff

Ability to lead staff in implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum

Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks or crisis situations effectively

Capacity to understand and manage center financial duties

Computer literacy

Experience working in an inclusive work environment and managing across differences

Must meet state educational and licensing requirements for director; additional center/school requirements may apply

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.

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