A Job Worth Every Tiny Smile and Snuggle That Awaits You
Bright Horizons at Meacham (Schaumburg) Bright Horizons at Mount Prospect (Mount Prospect), Bright Horizons at Libertyville (Libertyville) and The Early Discoveries Child Care Center (Abbott Park), are seeking an experienced Infant Teacher. Join Bright Horizons, one of FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For", as an infant teacher to become a primary caregiver to young children who thrive under your gentle guidance and nurturing care as you help them develop, learn, and grow.
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As an infant teacher, you enjoy the special privilege of accompanying parents and children on their journey through the many developmental milestones and moments of discovery that occur in this first year of life. From rolling over and sitting up to first steps and first friendships, children develop confidence from your patient, loving, and enthusiastic nature. Your knowledge and passion for working with young children ensures that each child develops a sense of confidence within a caring, enriched learning environment.
The Bright Horizons community provides all the support you need to succeed and grow in your own career. At Bright Horizons, we recognize the talents of dedicated, creative, and hardworking people who care about children, families, and each other.
As a Bright Horizons infant teacher, you will:
Help infants develop their social, cognitive, emotional, and physical skills
Gently guide infants through one-on-one moments of basic care needs, play, and communication
Provide sensory-rich experiences and a language-rich atmosphere
Form strong partnerships with families to help them develop a sense of security and comfort
Prepare warm and stimulating environments abundant with different sights, sounds, textures, and sensations
Enjoy the highest quality teaching resources and classroom materials
Follow all safety and health rules while supervising all children at all times
Keep the environment and equipment safe, clean, and attractive
Support organizational mission, philosophies, values, goals, and policies to parents/guardians and coworkers
Participate actively in the teaching team through communication, collaboration, and curriculum planning
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
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Minimum of 60 college credit hours with 6 credit hours of ECE; Bachelors in ECE or related field preferred
CDA Credential also accepted
12 Months of professional teaching experience with children ages 6 weeks - 15 months in a full-day child care center setting preferred
Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply
CareerBuilder - 19 months ago
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