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Thursday, August 11, 2011

Art Studio Teacher

As an Art Studio Teacher at Bright Horizons you will serve as curricular leader and resource to teachers and others in the center and meet Bright Horizons expectations of excellence including NAEYC accreditation, World at Their Fingertips program for learning and Reggio Emilio approach. The Art Studio Teacher will set up and maintain the Project Room and train teachers while respecting and maintaining the high quality enrichment programs.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Take a leadership role in working and planning the curriculum of the Project Classroom. Identify annual Reggio training needs and goals and formulate training plans and models for the center.
  • Coordinate and lead teacher training sessions, including collaboration with Director and Education Coordinator utilizing the support (resources, materials, consultation, and participation.)
  • Implement and enhance World at Their Fingertips program for learning and the Reggio Emilia approach.
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and trainings; initiate and lead discussions on educational issues in order to promote sharing of best practices for building quality within the center and to explore curricular issues.
  • Assist in organization and participate as trainer for center based annual training days.
  • Coordinate, plan and facilitate quarterly teacher trainings for use at center staff meetings.
  • Support the achievement of NAEYC accreditation.
  • Develop and submit weekly plans of activities and projects for children.
  • Serve as local expert in the Reggio Emilia approach.
  • Cover in classrooms to meet ratios as needed.
  • Support parent/guardian partnerships.

When you join Bright Horizons, you become part of a caring culture that values unique differences and celebrates our vibrant tapestry of children, families, and employees who represent many different cultures and backgrounds. We act deliberately to embrace diversity at all levels of the organization and encourage inclusion and respect by providing continuing diversity education and ongoing support to our employees.

Our extensive benefits package includes:
  • Competitive salaries
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • CDA training program
  • Ongoing training through Bright Horizons University
  • Career path
  • Same sex domestic partner benefits>
  • Auto and home insurance discounts
  • Real Estate Advantage Program
  • Commuter benefits
  • Online shopping discounts
  • Cell phone discounts
  • And more!
Requirements Education
  • Must meet state requirements for education for Teacher and additional center/school requirements may apply.
  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Art Education preferred.
  • At a minimum, have a CDA or 9 credit hours with an education plan to obtain and AS.
  • Requires 2 to 4 years of professional teaching experience; art teacher experience is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to lead staff in implementation of developmentally appropriate curriculum. Knowledge and experience implementing Reggio Emilio approach preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and skill in communication, leadership, and organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.*16BBFD7DB69E749D

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