A Partnership that Begins with HEARTApply now and as an assistant director, you will work in partnership with the center director to lead parent groups, emergent curriculum reviews, setting up new classrooms, budget planning and the daily operations of the center. Share your knowledge and foster an environment that inspires children, their families, and staff to flourish. You will benefit from a professional training and development program that helps you enhance your career and reach your full potential, while learning the many aspects of center management through hands-on leadership opportunities. Our commitment to our employees is one of the reasons why we have been named repeatedly by FORTUNE magazine as one of the '100 Best Companies to Work For.'Please note you must scroll down and click Apply On-line to apply for this position.Bright Horizons at Loveland is a quality program seeking an Assitant Director ready to help step into the classroom at any given moment! We are seeking someone who already meets the CO Director Qualifications and can help to work with staffing, new employee training and orientation, as well as day to day operations of our program which include transporting children in our School Van/Bus.
Stepping into an assistant director position at Bright Horizons, you will:
Model high quality interactions with Children, Families, and Staff
Transport Children in our Bright Horizons Bus
Lead, supervise and support teaching teams.
Participate in the interviewing, hiring and orientation process.
Create positive partnerships with families by serving as a resource and responding to questions and concerns.
Assist in the enrollment and orientation of new families.
Assist director with establishing and maintaining on-going marketing efforts.
Support director in maintaining accurate and current financial reporting.
Understand and implement labor management system including staff schedules, promotion and salary guidelines.
Support director in developing center staff communication.
Participate in programs to achieve staff retention.
Serve as a resource for your center through the NAEYC Accreditation process.
Continue professional growth through trainings, feedback and reading professional literature.
Establish and maintain a relationship of cooperation and respect with colleagues.
Support organizational mission, philosophies, values, goals, and policies. When you join the Bright Horizons family, you become part of a culture that values unique differences and celebrates the diversity of our children, families, and employees. Our commitment to children extends beyond our centers through our Bright Horizons Foundation, a nonprofit organization committed to improving the quality of life for at-risk children and our Going Green efforts to raise social responsibility awareness about environmental issues and inspire earth-friendly activities.Our extensive benefits package includes:
Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
CDA training program
Ongoing training through Bright Horizons University our own online university
Same sex domestic partner benefits
Auto and home insurance discounts
Real Estate Advantage Program
Online shopping discounts
Cell phone discounts
Bachelor's degree preferred.
Requires two to four years of professional teaching experience with infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
One year of prior supervisory experience, including classroom leadership responsibility or professional administration experience in a child care center.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Excellent customer service skills and the ability to create partnerships with families and staff.
An understanding of NAEYC accreditation and licensing standards.
Knowledge and ability to lead staff in implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum.
Respond well to unusual or crisis situations.
Strong organizational skills.
Capacity to understand and manage center/school financial duties.
Computer literacy required.
Experience working in an inclusive work environment and managing across differences.
Additional center/school requirements may apply.
Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply: only candidates who currently meet CO Director Qualifications will be considered.
Bright Horizons Family Solutions is a leading provider of early education and preschools, employer-sponsored child care, back-up care,...