BJC Healthcare Daycare Teacher in Saint Louis, Missouri

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Founded in 1879, St. Louis Children’s Hospital is the seventh oldest pediatric hospital in the United States and the oldest west of the Mississippi. More than 275,000 children receive care each year at Children’s Hospital, and it has seen patients from all 50 states and over 60 countries. St. Louis Children’s Hospital is ranked as one of the top 10 pediatric hospitals in the nation by US News & World Report and Parents magazine . The hospital’s academic and physician partner, Washington University School of Medicine, is consistently listed among the top medical schools in the country.

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Role Purpose

Provides and maintains a safe and healthy environment with a developmentally appropriate curriculum designed and implemented in accordance with the center's philosophy and guidelines for high quality early childhood education.


  • Communicates effectively by being friendly, nurturing, and building bonds with children, by providing daily written documentation and keeping childrens portfolios current to keep parents informed of their childs progress, and by building positive relationships with families.

  • Organizes learning centers and provides activities and materials to support childrens developmental and educational needs, stimulating creativity and curiosity, and giving children a sense of security. Will also write and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans pertinent to the goals established for the needs of individual children while always maintains a global view/supervision of children and child/staff ratio at all times.

  • Facilitates an environment of healthy social and emotional development by using positive guidance techniques and redirection, encouraging and modeling responsibility and respect, by recognizing and supporting childrens personalities, learning styles, and individual differences.

  • Builds positive working relationships with team as a model of appropriate behavior for children and obtaining clock hour training per accreditation/licensing requirements.

Minimum Requirements


  • Associate's Degree

    • Education/related


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

Licenses & Certifications

  • CPR

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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