77843BR   Waltham, Massachusetts 02451

Early Education Coordinator Infant to School Age Program

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Job Description:

We are offering a $1,000.00 Sign On Bonus to join the Bright Horizons at Massachusetts Medical Society leadership team Bright Horizons at Mass Medical Society is a small Back Up Care Program for children six weeks to twelve years of age; and we are open from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 6:00. Enrollment by reservation varies daily. The Education Coordinator is supervisor, mentor and support person for the teaching staff as each teacher grows and develops toward the professional goals and milestones established while working on a team. Education Coordinators divide time among teachers, families and children and are the role models for superior care and teaching at all times. Parent and teacher communication; as well as guidance and leadership are all hands on and active responsibilities.
It begins with your demonstrating and sharing your expertise as a teacher with your team.Supporting teachers in their planning of curriculum that encourages children's independent exploration, discovery, and active learning as part of the center leadership team is a primary function of our Education Coordinators. You will also have an opportunity to work with families who visit our center with children all ages six weeks through school age and your role is essential in parents feeling comfortable and informed at all times about their children's activity and interests. At Bright Horizons, education coordinators are considered the curriculum experts for their centers and inspiring the teaching teams in the development of an innovative emergent curriculum that fully utilizes our World at Your Fingertips resources while teaching in the classroom.

As an education coordinator II at Bright Horizons, you will:

  • Guide staff in the implementation of a developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Collaborate with a talented team of early childhood professionals like yourself
  • Partner with parents to support and share the educational needs of their child
  • Balance your time between teaching your own classroom and supporting staff
  • Nurture your career aspirations and personal growth through ongoing training and support
  • Impact the lives of children and families each and every day
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:

  • CDA or 9 credit hours/120 clock hours/12 CEUs required
  • Associate’s degree or higher preferred
  • Two to four years of professional early childhood education teaching experience required
  • Expertise in child development and developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Ability to lead staff in implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to create partnerships with families and staff
  • Experience and skill in communication, leadership, organization and supervision
  • Experience with the NAEYC Accreditation process strongly preferred
  • Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply
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