Child Care Assistant Teacher

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Ithaca, New York
August 31, 2024

Imagine your future as a teacher with a world-class team where you make a difference for children every day. Imagine learning from experts in the Early Childhood Education field and having the opportunity to earn your college degree – for free. Imagine it all as a child care teacher at Cornell University Child Care Center.

  • Hiring Full-Time & Part-Time Infant, Toddler and Preschool Assistant Teachers in Ithaca, NY
  • Competitive pay range is $16.61 – $18.90 per hour (based experience and education)
  • $1,000 Hiring Incentive for Full-Time Assistant Teachers Effective through September 30, 2024 – eligibility requirements apply – applies to FULL Time only

As a Child Care Teacher, you will:

  • Create and lead activities based on your observations of the children’s interests and needs
  • 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


  • Flexible scheduling
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off
  • Referral bonus
  • Career development and FREE college degrees through our Horizons Teacher Degree Program

*Benefits vary based on full-time/part-time status


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

  • At least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED required
  • High School Students, 16 & 17 years of age for part-time positions & early childhood practicum & internship opportunities
  • Demonstrated experience working with children; child care, daycare, or preschool preferred
  • Early childhood coursework, CDA (Child Development Associates), or degree preferred

Explore your passion for early learning; pursue your purpose as a child care teacher and enjoy the possibilities of all the places a Bright Horizons career can take you – in a workplace dedicated 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: $16.61 – $18.90 per hour

The range of compensation listed here or that may be discussed in the interview process is what Bright Horizons in good faith anticipates offering for this job opening. Actual compensation offers will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education and training, certifications, geography, and other relevant business or organizational factors.

Life at Bright Horizons:

Our people are the heart of our company. Because we’re as committed to our own employees as we are to the children and families we serve, our collaborative workplaces are designed to grow careers and support personal lives. Here, you’ll find traditional perks (health insurance, 401(k), PTO, and flex spending), education assistance (including access to free CDA and ECE degrees), and so much more. Come build a brighter future with us.


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August 31, 2024

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