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Bright Horizons Child Care Assistant Teacher - MIT Cambridge in Cambridge, Massachusetts

MIT is seeking experienced, full-time Associate Teachers in its Cambridge childcare centers!

The MIT centers are offering competitive salaries for Assistant Teacher - salary range $17.00-19.00 per hour (based on education and experience)

Developed in the spirit of MIT, the childcare centers are dynamic, nurturing, inclusive environments where children participate in experiences promoting invention and discovery. All MIT childcare centers are NAEYC accredited and enjoy spacious, state-of-the-art facilities, each with its own thoughtfully designed playground.

As an early childhood educator at MIT, you will be an integral part of fostering an environment that supports the many developmental milestones of a child’s early years. You'll collaborate with a talented team of early childhood professionals, develop an emergent curriculum designed to inspire and foster growth, partner with families, and nurture your own development and career growth through unlimited learning opportunities!

Imagine your future teaching with a world-class team where you make a difference for children every day. Imagine learning from experts in your field, and having the opportunity to earn your college degree – for free. Imagine it all as a Bright Horizons associate teacher at our MIT locations!

MIT’s Childcare Centers Provide Top-Tier Salaries and Superior Benefits:

  • Supportive environment with room to grow your career · All tuition & fees covered for Child Development Associate (CDA) training, Associate’s, or Bachelor’s degree

  • Tuition assistance for Master’s degree and other courses · Potential anniversary and degree completion bonus

  • Student loan repayment advising

  • 50% discount on childcare for children enrolled at MIT TCC or Bright Horizons childcare centers

  • Health and wellness benefits, including medical, dental, and vision

  • Disability and life insurance

  • Paid vacation, sick time, and 14 holidays

  • 401(k) with employer match

  • Back-up child care and adult/elder care

  • Parking options available

  • Generous employee referral bonus program …and much, much more!

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

Working with another Child Care Teacher in the classroom, you will:

  • Assist with hands-on activities to meet the needs and interests of the children.

  • 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.

We are looking for full-time Associate Teachers with the following qualifications:

  • CDA, Associate’s degree, or Bachelor’s degree (or working toward achieving) in Early Childhood Education or related field strongly preferred

  • Experience with infants, toddlers, and/or preschoolers and commitment to nurturing their development

  • Meet Massachusetts state licensing requirements for EEC professional qualifications, or be willing to pursue

  • Be at least 18 years of age, with a high school diploma/GED

Explore your passion for early learning; pursue your purpose as a 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: $17.00 - $19.00 / per hour


Contact us at 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) ( .

Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the recruitment helpdesk at 855-877-6866 or . Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Passion, Potential, and Possibilities

All three await you in a Bright Horizons ® career. Whether you work in one of our child care centers, a corporate office, or a family’s home, you’ll be part of a company named 20 times as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Companies to Work For.” ( ​​​​​​​Join a team driven to make a difference, one child, one family, and one organization at a time. Come build a brighter future with us .