Center: Clarence / Williamsville in New YorkPay Range: $19.00 - $20.25 per hourJob Type: Full-Time, Part-TimeNo evenings or weekends!Build your career in the early childhood education field and become a valued member of our team at BrightPath Kids! As a proud member of the Busy Bees global childcare community, we offer exceptional opportunities for your career to thrive. Join our diverse community of over 5,000 dedicated employees, and experience competitive pay and benefits, including a childcare discount. With our rapid growth, now is the perfect time to apply and shape an extraordinary future with us. Unleash your potential and join BrightPath!What will you be doing?As a UPK Teacher, you will be responsible for implementing the New York State and individual district UPK curriculum to prepare children for kindergarten. Responsibilities include: Ensuring the safety and supervision of children ages 3-4 years in one assigned classroom. Creating developmentally appropriate curriculum according to district and state guidelines. Curating programs and activities based on children’s interests and learning styles. Maintaining a warm and safe environment that is clean and permits children to grow and explore. Partnering with families to create plans to provide the best care and education for their children. Providing effective communication with parents/guardians about their child.Top Reasons to join BrightPath Kids: We offer a 60% child care discount to ALL employees so that your family can take advantage of our great learning environment! All of our staff receive weekly paychecks. All of our NY locations are designated as a Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace by Erie County. All staff are eligible to participate in the 401(k) program which offers a company match – this is free money! We will support your long-term career goals by offering opportunities for professional development and tuition reimbursement for courses related to your field. Full-time staff accrue 2 weeks of paid time off in their first year. Full-time staff are given 7 paid holidays off as well as 1 additional floating holiday. Full-time staff are offered health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance and $10,000 of company-paid life insurance.Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Education or related field required New York State Birth - 2 certification or Nursery Teacher certification required Strong customer service skills Ability to multitask and remain organized Ability to work within regular operating hours Must meet state criteria for child care employment.If this sounds like a good fit, we want to meet you! Please submit your application today.