Bright Horizons® seeks a Director, Education and Curriculum who will lead our early education, curriculum, and assessment function, as well as projects and teams. The Director, Education and Curriculum will ensure that education and curriculum materials lead to effective and high-quality programs within each of our centers. We are looking for someone who will serve as a thought leader on education and curriculum; liaise to the broader world of early education; and collaborate across departments to meet our educational philosophy, Educator’s Promises, and company mission.
What you will be doing:
Lead the development of proprietary curriculum resources, tools, assessment, and enrichments to foster whole-child development.
Ensure curriculum materials and instructional practices respect and reflect diversity, foster inclusion, and result in equity of experience.
Provide expertise and resources regarding effective instructional practices, including, but not limited to, project work and guided play.
What we hope you will bring to the role:
Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in a related field is required with a Doctorate degree preferred.
10+ years of experience in either early childhood education, child development, or early childhood curriculum required.
5+ years of supervisory experience leading high-performing teams and high-quality programs required.
Proven success in early childhood emergent curriculum design, writing, and development with expert knowledge of the progression of development in all domains and disciplines required.
Strong understanding of reliable assessment with ability to analyze and respond to data required.
Extensive experience with SEL and children with differing abilities and behaviors required.
Documented record of national presentations, college level teaching, published articles or blogging required, expertise in Diversity & Inclusion in early education preferred.
Ability to manage multiple projects and department members simultaneously, balancing urgency and quality required.
Exemplary writing and editing skills; intermediate to advanced computer software skills in Microsoft Office applications required.
Frequent travel and close proximity to a major airport are required.
This is a remote position with the ideal candidate based in the Eastern or Central time zone.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: JR-020700
About Bright Horizons
At Bright Horizons, we do work that matters. Across centers and corporate offices, we work together to provide child care, educational advising, and tuition assistance, making more possible for people who need us. Come do satisfying work with an award-winning company where team spirit rules and HEART – Honesty, Excellence, Accountability, Respect, and Teamwork – factors into all we do.We are committed to creating inclusive environments where everyone has a sense of belonging and the opportunity to contribute and thrive in meaningful and impactful ways. Consistently named one of FORTUNE‘s "100 Best Companies to Work For," we invite you to take your career to the next level!