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Child Care Lead Educator - Northfield

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Bright Horizons Family Solutions

Multiple locations
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Child Care Center Lead Educator

Are you an experienced early childhood educator who is passionate about developmentally appropriate practice? Do other teachers seek you out for ideas on how to create engaging curriculum and experiences in their classrooms? If this sounds like you, apply today to join our team as the Lead Educator at Briht Horizons New Trier Child Care Center in Northfield, IL!

A Bright Horizons Career Includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan

  • Paid time off

  • Referral bonus

  • Career development and FREE college degrees (for you and your teachers) through our Horizons Teacher Degree Program

As a Child Care Lead Educator, you will:

  • Be a classroom lead teacher and age group expert. Mentor a teaching team by providing support and feedback on weekly curriculum plans, child assessment and documentation, and classroom environments.

  • Communicate daily with parents. Document and share the important milestones in their child’s day.

  • Keep the classroom safe and clean by following important procedures and guidelines.


Candidates must pass required state and company background checks, and meet state and company minimum education and experience requirements:

  • Associate degree or higher in early childhood education or related field highly preferred; CDA required with educational plan to complete Associate or Bachelor’s degree

  • At least three years of teaching experience in a high-quality program required

  • Experience working in a NAEYC-accredited center preferred

Pursue your passion for early learning. Fulfill your purpose to make a difference for children and families. Explore the possibilities of where a Bright Horizons career can take you – in a workplace committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion where you can be you. Come build a brighter future at one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Apply today!

Compensation Range: $18.50-$22.60


Contact us at bhrecruit@brighthorizons.com or 855-877-6866

Bright Horizons is dedicated to creating a workforce that promotes and supports diversity and inclusion. We provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals without discrimination. Bright Horizons complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO – English and EEO – Spanish along with information on the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).