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We Only Hire The Best

Our Team Is The Heart & Soul Of Our Organization

Teacher with baby crawling playing with a snowman toy at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Washington, DC

We Only Hire The Best

Our Team Is The Heart & Soul Of Our Organization

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Preschool & Daycare Serving Washington, DC

Diverse group of children playing around in the school yard while teacher is showing some colorful pictures to them at a Preschool & Daycare Serving Washington, DC

Join A Talented Team With A Passion For Working With Children

Our teachers are talented and diverse individuals whose strengths, talents, and passions ensure children’s progress, happiness, and safety. We take pride in nurturing the whole child to their fullest potential and fostering their individual interests and unique talents.

Supporting You With Fantastic Compensation

We offer above industry-standard wages, benefits, and perks to help us maintain the highest standards in early childhood education. These include:

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We know that life is anything but predictable. To that end, we make caring for yourself and your skills a priority. Many independent childcare providers can’t provide these benefits, but we are thrilled to be able to offer you:

It is important to us that you feel appreciated during your work days. We love recognizing our rockstar employees with staff appreciation days, birthdays, anniversaries, holiday fun, and social media contests. Are you excited to join us?

Staff Referral Program Grows Our Community

Help grow the Bright Start family by referring a staff member OR a family and get rewarded. 

Employee Referral Program:

We’re proud of our team, and we’re looking for more great people like you to join our staff. If you know someone who would be a great fit, please let us know. The Employee Referral Program is our way of thanking our employees for referring applicants to us. Employees receive an incentive bonus of $50 for referred applicants who are hired and employed for at least 6 months.

Family Referral Program:

Send your referral to our Education Director. When the family has been enrolled for 6 months, you will receive a $100 gift card. If a referral enrolls in summer camp, you’ll receive a $50 gift card 30 days after enrollment. 



Why We Love What We Do

Hear WHAT OUR STAFF ARE SAYING

I love working at Bright Start because it is a place where you can build relationships- with children, parents, and colleagues. At Bright Start, we celebrate diversity, not only among our families but also amongst our very friendly co-workers. This company is very supportive and offers benefits and center discounts, especially for employees who have children. We are free to be productive and have the freedom of imagination as we help each other in this overwhelming yet hugely rewarding process of learning. Hats off to Bright Start!

-Ms. Veronica Wright

I love working at Bright Start! Best Child Care ever! There are thousands of reasons why I love to work at Bright Start but the topmost is: It has excellent flexibility and understanding if personal matters needed to be taken care of. The environment is diverse, fun, and mostly encouraging.

-Ms. Joselyn Castellanos

I greatly enjoy working at Bright Start because I’m being encouraged and mentored to achieve my full potential. I also feel that my efforts and ideas are being respected, which further solidifies the bond that connects a good relationship with my administrators, colleagues, families, and children.

-Ms. Laurence Sansano

Open Positions

Are you a passionate educator looking to make a lasting, positive impact on the lives of young students? We’re looking for teachers to join our team of long-serving, dedicated professionals who spend their days sparking learning and creating joy!

If you’re ready to move into a career that makes a difference, and you:

  • Consider yourself a natural, empathetic leader
  • Have work experience and/or educational background in ECE
  • Are a strong verbal and written communicator with some tech-savvy
  • Can physically complete the tasks necessary to care for small children, and
  • Agree with and can deliver on our mission to provide exceptional care and learning


then please apply today! We can’t wait to meet you.

Are you a compassionate, motivated person who adores children and wants to break into the field of early childhood education? We’re looking for people like you who want to begin or advance a career providing classroom support to teachers and brightening the lives of the littlest learners.

If you’re ready to move into a career that makes a difference, and you:

  • Are friendly, dependable, and willing to work as an integral part of a classroom team
  • Want ECE work experience and professional development opportunities
  • Can communicate respectfully with students, colleagues, parents, and administrators
  • Are physically able to complete the tasks necessary to care for small children, and
  • Agree with and can deliver on our mission to provide exceptional care and learning


then please apply today! We can’t wait to meet you.

Are you an adaptable, compassionate person who loves working with young children? Do you have a flexible schedule and a positive can-do attitude? We’re looking for caring people like you to be Floaters on our dedicated team of early childhood educators!

If you’re ready to move into a position that brings something new every day, and you:

  • Are dependable, motivated, and willing to work in a variety of classroom settings
  • Have or want work experience in early childhood education
  • Are a team player with great communication and comprehension skills
  • Are physically able to complete the tasks necessary to care for small children, and
  • Agree with and can deliver on our mission to provide exceptional care and learning


then please apply today! We can’t wait to meet you.

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