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Join Our Team


Join Our Team

Botanic Gardens Children’s Center is one of seven of the Harvard Affiliated Child Care Programs that make up Campus Child Care, Inc, a non-profit vendor to Harvard University.

The Center is open 8 am-6 pm, Monday-Friday, and serves an internationally diverse group of families affiliated with the University and from the surrounding community.

We are located between Harvard and Porter Squares and are easily accessible by train and bus.

We are seeking passionate certified Early Childhood Teachers for afternoon hours to expand the teams in our wonderful classrooms. A qualified candidate will be able and willing to collaborate with teaching teams to plan, implement and evaluate an emergent curriculum. We celebrate each child’s strengths and encourage creativity and critical thinking through stimulating learning experiences and open-ended play opportunities.

Our teachers are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach and continuously seek to deepen their understanding through a variety of professional development opportunities.  Communication skills that promote building strong parent partnerships and collaborative teams are critical. All teaching teams take pride in providing responsive care and creating nurturing classroom environments. An ideal candidate is caring, creative, communicative, and highly motivated to thoughtfully document the learning process. A degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field and teaching experience is strongly preferred. Candidates must also hold DEEC teacher certification for their preferred age group.

All full-time employees are offered a competitive hourly rate along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  •         High-quality HMO health insurance covered 100% of an individual

  •         Health reimbursement account to cover some or all deductible costs

  •         Dental insurance covered 100% of the individual

  •         Short-term and long-term disability insurance and life insurance covered 100%

  •         Workers compensation and unemployment insurance

  •         Access to vision insurance, supplemental life and disability and identity protection insurance

  •         Automatic 403(b) retirement plan contributions, starting at one year of service

  •         In-house staff development seminars

  •         Reimbursement for education and professional development

  •         Monthly transportation allowance

  •         Employee assistance program (EAP)

  •         And more!

Job Type: Full-time

Proof of Covid 19 Vaccination as a required condition of employment

Beginning salary: Competitive- based on education, qualifications and experience

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