Director at West 53rd Street - New Center Opening

  • Bright Horizons
  • 354 W 54th St, New York, NY 10019
  • Full-Time



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Job Description

Bright Horizons at West 53rd Street is a new Hybrid Center center in Manhattan expected to open in early 2020! This center is conveniently located near the A, C and E trains as well as the 1 and 2 trains, in the Hell's Kitchen section of Midtown. This center has a licensed capacity of 143 children and has both Full-Service and Back-Up Care components. This state of the art facility will be open from 7:00 am to 6:30 pm Monday through Friday. We are looking for a Director who is ready to grow this 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.Insert at least 3 sentences about the center/position here

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 including the opportunity to earn your ECE college degree for FREE!
* 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.

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