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Great experience

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Current Employee - Substitute Teacher
Current Employee - Substitute Teacher

I have been working at Bright Horizons Family Solutions part-time for more than a year

Pros

Decent pay, fun atmosphere, hour lunch break, great management

Cons

You get switched classrooms a lot

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Bright Horizons Family Solutions

  1.  

    Nice company to get started in education

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Teacher  in  Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Assistant Teacher in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Bright Horizons Family Solutions full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Discounts on childcare, help pay for schooling

    Cons

    A lot of paper work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to manage your centers without treating employees unfairly.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Teacher

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    Current Employee - Preschool Teacher  in  Stamford, CT
    Current Employee - Preschool Teacher in Stamford, CT

    I have been working at Bright Horizons Family Solutions full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    the kids are always nice and believe it or not, some of the parents really do see what is happening, and eventually they pull the kids out.

    Cons

    Management is absolutely horrible and lazy. Management rarely made themselves visible in the classrooms and were never around to help out. You had to page the front desk to get a restroom break (can't leave because of ratio) and sometimes it would take 20-25 mins for management to get to your room. Often management is found sitting at the front desk on the computer just killing time. I was rarely greeted with a hello or goodbye when walking by management at the front desk. If you ever try to move up to a management position it is next to impossible. The pay is horrible especially if you have a college degree. Also you may be scheduled to work 8-5 but not leave until 5:45/6:00 because of ratio so it is hard to balance work and life.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a real professional people to do the job.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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