At WVU Medicine Child Development Center, 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 this 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.
This state-of-the-art center is located on the campus of WVU Medicine overlooking Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium. With the capacity of 198 children, this center has a large administrative team and features outdoor playgrounds and an indoor Movement Matters zone.
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
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 help 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.
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required; Master's degree preferred
3-5 years of management/leadership experience
A combination of infant, toddler or preschool teaching experience
Well versed in NAEYC accreditation, West Virginia Stars and state licensing standards
Strong leadership, supervisory and customer service skills and ability to create/maintain partnerships with families and staff
Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks or crisis situations effectively
Must meet WV state educational and licensing requirements for director; additional center/school requirements may apply
Founded in 1986, Bright Horizons Family Solutions is the world's leading provider of employer-sponsored child care, early education, and work/life solutions. Conducting business in the United States, Europe, and Canada, we have created employer-sponsored child care and early education programs for more than 700 clients, including more than 90 of the Fortune 500.
Bright Horizons manages child c...are centers for many of the world's leading corporations, hospitals, universities, and government agencies. All of our child care centers are designed to meet the standards of excellence set by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). We are proud to help children worldwide develop the skills they need to prepare for academic excellence and success in life, while we partner with employers to support their employees as they strive to balance the demands of work and family.
In addition, we provide back-up care solutions for children and elders, college counseling services, and an array of other work/life solutions for working families.