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Bright Horizons Child Care, Kindergarten-Prep Teacher in Kansas, Missouri

Teachers are everyday heroes! Do work that matters at a company that offers you more… including the opportunity to earn an ECE college degree for free!

If you value the impact that high-quality curriculum and hands-on learning has on young children, then Bright Horizons is the place for you! MacKids Child Development Center and BH at research Medical in Kansas City are now hiring for Kindergarten Prep Teacher positions working with children the year prior to their transition to Kindergarten.

Bright Horizons is 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 by offering you MORE, including:

  • Extensive benefits including 401(k), health insurance, and paid time off

  • Beautifulchild carecenters with extensive resources and an engaging curriculum designed to align with NAEYC standards

As a Kindergarten Prep Teacher you will:

  • Communicate regularly with parents to support, guide, and share in their child’s development

  • Guide your teaching team to develop classroom plans, goals, and hands-on activities based on your observations of children’s interests and skills

  • Document and share the special moments and important milestones of the children in your care

Must meet state and company minimum education and experience requirements including:

  • At least six months of experience working with children in a professional setting

  • At least 18 years of age with high school diploma or GED

  • CDA or higherrequired

  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices (DAP)

  • Pass required state and company background checks

  • COVID-19 vaccination or weekly at-home testing provided by BH required to ensure health and safety of staff, children, and the families we serve

Full-time positions available. Complete your online application today for immediate consideration. Applications are open only to those who meet minimum qualifications.


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 .