BrightStars - Rating system for Rhode Island child care centers and preschools

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BrightStars, Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system, assists families in finding care and recognizes and supports quality in early care and education programs.

Job Postings

Welcome to the BrightStars Early Care and Education Job Board. Here you will find a listing of job opportunities in Rhode Island.

To post a job complete the Job Posting Form

Current Postings

Providence Public Schools: Teacher Assistant - Pre-K Classroom (Gen Ed & Special Ed settings)

Program Address

Positions available in multiple schools. (Pleasant View Elementary, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Elementary, Asa Messer Elementary, Harry Kizirian Elementary, Veazie Street Elementary)

Job Description

The teacher assistant reports directly to the Principal and works under the guidance and supervision of the principal or his designee. The teacher assistant maintains a cooperative staff relationship with all personnel functioning within the educational setting.

NOTE: The safety of school children is an important responsibility of the teacher assistant program. As such, please note that all teacher assistants

MUST be available for bus monitoring assignments and will be paid in accordance with the additional hours worked.

The duties of the teacher assistant encompass a broad spectrum and include but are not limited to the following:

1. Participate in daily and long-range lesson and classroom activity planning.

2. Conduct learning exercises that are focused on the student’s individual educational goals 1:1 or with small groups of students.

3. Guide students in developing positive relationships with peers and adults.

4. Assist with the supervision of pupils in the classroom, corridors, school yards, lavatories, cafeterias, etc... and on field trips.

5. Alert the teacher to special needs of individual students.

6. Collect and distribute educational materials.

7. With teacher supervision, correct students work and prescribe additional work to remediate student’s weaknesses.

8. Operate machines which duplicate or copy information for distribution to pupils.

9. Assist the teacher to meet the many personal and physical needs of the child.

10. Serve as the chief source of information and help to any substitute teacher assigned in the absence of the regular teacher.

11. Utilize the strategies of Applied Behavior Analysis across all educational programming.

12. Maintain and report accurate daily data collection using individualized measurement systems for student’s educational and behavioral plans.

13. Assist the teacher in devising and implementing special strategies for reinforcing behavior or academic skills based on a sympathetic understanding of individual students, their needs, interests, and abilities.

14. Maintain Crisis Intervention Certification.

15. Must be willing to intervene using appropriate crisis intervention procedures that may include but not limited to physical escorts, prolonged standing and other methods of supporting students.

16. Commit to attend ongoing professional development sessions; such as those offered by RIDE, the Providence School Department, and Local Union 1033.

17. Perform additional teacher assistant duties as requested by the principal, teacher, senior staff or BCBA.

18. Must have the ability to navigate and utilize programs such as Google and other programs that are utilized in the classroom and school.

Job Qualifications

1. Associate Degree, or 48 College Credits, or a passing score of 461 on the Para Pro Test.
2. A Certificate of Completion of an approved Teacher Assistant Training Program, in addition to one of the above or a Bachelor’s Degree that meets RIDE Standards.
3. Pass English Proficiency Test.
4. Ability to work with children and to be patient, understanding, and effective in meeting their needs.
5. Appropriate level of RIELDS certification or willingness to complete within one (1) year.

Other Information

Positions are posted by school/site. Please filter by school or search by position title.

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Providence Children's Museum: Community Engagement Manager

Program Address

100 South St
Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Summary of Responsibilities:
PCM is seeking a talented and motivated Community Engagement Manager to develop and grow relationships with museum visitors and local community partners through a variety of in person and online museum programs and partnerships. The successful candidate is a creative informal educator, with significant experience working children and facilitating interdisciplinary hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) experiences. The successful candidate will have outstanding written and presentation skills, knowledge, strong experience preparing reports, a friendly and positive attitude, and the ability to manage multiple projects.


Functions:

Outreach

  • Maintain a calendar of outreach activities related to PCM’s new initiative focused on mental health. Partnership activities will include professional development, museum visits, and educational public programming.
  • Working with the Director of Education to translate the larger theme of the exhibits into developmentally meaningful activities that parallel the exhibits and give audiences exposure to new ideas, materials and skills.
  • Develop and facilitate, or coordinate facilitation, of high-quality learning activities for the general public at the Museum and in the community for children ages 1-11 and their families; with primary responsibility for driving interdisciplinary STEAM/Maker programs
  • Prepare and track expenses against an annual budget for community outreach activities.
  • Working with the Director of Education, manage communications with external partners for museum-based programming including, but not limited to Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Enrichment Courses, Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) projects, and City of Providence Parks programming.
  • Coordinate and execute grant based round tables and public programming activities, maintaining accurate records and evaluation data.

Relationship Development

  • Nurture existing and develop new relationships with collaborative partners.
  • Serve as the first point of contact for partner organizations leadership, staff, families, and the public.
  • Identify opportunities to expand existing relationships to enhance PCM’s brand and footprint in the community.
  • Schedule and staff regular outreach programs in the community.

General Administrative Duties

  • Use distinct and consistent voice for communications for both internal and external materials, web content, newsletter, as well as others as needed.
  • Work with Finance and Operations staff to prepare accurate records and reports for collaborations.
  • Collaborate with Education team to accomplish department goals.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications:
• 3-5 years’ experience in arts and educational environments. Supervisory and training experience preferred
• Excellent attention to detail while setting priorities, meeting critical deadlines and flexibly solving problems in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
• Familiar with learning theory and informal education techniques for children under 10
• Experience working with community engagement and outreach
• Bachelor’s level degree in arts education, education, art/design, or equivalent experience
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
❖ Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus

Other Information

Compensation:

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits; health/dental/vision plan, 403B, vacation, and personal time. Employees are eligible to purchase pre-tax RIPTA monthly bus card.

Availability:

Weekdays 9:00am - 5:30pm; some weekends, evenings and holidays.


Providence Children’s Museum is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to leveillee@childrenmuseum.org. No phone calls please.
 

Children's Friend: EHS/HS Teacher Assistant

Program Address

153 Summer Street

Job Description

Your Career Their Future!

Ready to make an impact on the future of Rhode Island?

Established in 1834, Children’s friend is Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare organization. We are an innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children. Join the Children's Friend family, where we offer excellent benefits and work culture!

Essential Functions:
1. Work with the teacher to develop and implement a curriculum based on best practice standards.
2. Responsible for implementation of DCYF childcare, Head Start regulations, and Pre-K regulations.
3. Make daily observations of health of children, report any condition needing attention.
4. Maintain progress notes and collecting other necessary data on the participation and progress of emotional, physical, social and cognitive development of assigned children.
5. Communicate on a regular basis with staff regarding the individual needs of each child.
6. Works together with Support Team and Mentor-Coaching team to implement strategies that support the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs of individual children.
7. Participate in four parent teacher conferences a year, preferably two in the home and two at school.
8. Actively participate in agency and program meetings and committees.
9. Make constructive use of individual and peer supervision.
10. Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community.
11. Complete 30 hours of relevant training in child-related topics during the first year of employment, and 20 hours of professional development training per year thereafter.
12. Contribute to the overall success and quality of the program and agency by working constructively and collaboratively with other staff members to address programmatic and agency-wide issues and needs.
13. Assist in publicizing agency programs and educating others about the agency and its services.
14. Interact effectively and respectfully with others and particularly with individuals whose backgrounds and life experiences are different from one’s own
15. Pursue ongoing professional development through attending relevant workshops and conferences (including Children’s Friend’s core supervisory training program).
16. Other duties as assigned.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonable accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Children’s Friend is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at talent@cfsri.org
 

Job Qualifications

• TA1- HS degree or equivalent minimum
• TA2- CDA minimum
• TA3- Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education minimum or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as child study, child psychology, early childhood special education, elementary education, or nursing.
• Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.
• Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.
• Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.
• Knowledge of health, safety and first aid. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
• Strong organizational skills, computer skills and excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, and visitors, as well as the ability to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality.
• Possess the ability to perform strong outreach.
• Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.
• Must be able to meet all pre-employment hiring requirements, as well as medical clearances and immunization records requirements.

How to Apply

Please click here to apply.

Children's Friend: Lead Teacher

Program Address

153 Summer Street

Job Description

Your Career Their Future!

Ready to make an impact on the future of Rhode Island?

Established in 1834, Children’s friend is Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare organization. We are an innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children. Join the Children's Friend family, where we offer excellent benefits and work culture!

Essential Functions:
1. Work with the child development supervisor to implement a curriculum based on best practice standards.
2. Ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate. This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility.
3. Maintain progress notes and electronic data as appropriate on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of assigned children.
4. Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community. Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.
5. Hold a minimum of three center-based family/staff conferences per academic year. Actively participate in the preparation of this conference through regular care coordination with family development staff as well as health, nutrition, mental health, and disabilities staff.
6. Provide home-based services to families as required to meet the needs of the individual families and program guidelines; with a minimum of four home visits occurring each month for a minimum of two home visits to each family occurring throughout the academic year. These visits should occur with the family worker whenever possible.
7. Actively participate in all agency, program, and center meetings.
8. Make constructive use of individual and peer supervision on a weekly basis.
9. Provide training and supervision to the teacher assistant in the classroom. Demonstrate reflective supervision practices and build an environment of guidance and support where teaching assistants are comfortable discussing challenges and areas of growth.
10. Mentor on site to ensure the implementation of all best practice standards and Head Start performance standards and to apply sound early childhood theory and practice. Model best practice in curriculum and classroom design.
11. Serves as a peer mentor to newly hired Lead Teachers.
12. Complete 30 hours of relevant training and on-going professional development in child-development and education related topics, including but not limited to completion of RIELDS 2. Develop a plan for completion of no less than 24 semester hours of coursework in Early Childhood Education in each of the following areas: child growth and development, curriculum and methods, reading readiness, health and nutrition, family and community relationships, and service to special needs children.
13. Provide leadership in ensuring that all individuals are treated respectfully and that diversity in backgrounds and life experiences is supported and valued throughout the agency.
14. Other duties assigned.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonable accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Children’s Friend is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at talent@cfsri.org

Job Qualifications

 • Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development OR a Bachelor or Master degree in related field.
• RIDE certification preferred.
• Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.
• Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.
• Candidates must have a can-do spirit in regards to flexibility. Incumbents must be flexible and have the ability to move from site to site as directed and needed.
• Must maintain CPR and first aid training.
• Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.
• Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests is required.
• Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.
• The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.
 

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Imagine Preschool: Associate Teacher

Program Address

520 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02908

Job Description

Imagine Preschool is a RIDE PreK Classroom - separate from the Providence Center School.

To collaborate with Lead Teachers to develop and directly provide individually, culturally, and developmentally appropriate preschool curriculum within Imagine Preschool learning environments for the extended day program.

- Develop and teach an age appropriate curriculum based on RIELDS standards and the learning and developmental needs of children in your classroom.

- Establish and adhere to developmental and educational age appropriate daily schedule and routines.

- Model positive, motivating, and encouraging student behavior.

- Ensure the classroom, bathrooms, hallways, and shared spaces are clean, safe, and well organized.

- Establish positive relationships and lines of communication with families of students.

- Follow and enforce all center safety rules, policies, and procedures to ensure the safety and care for all students.

- Participate in staff meetings.

- Complete 20 hours of approved professional development each year.

Job Qualifications

Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and have a minimum of three months supervised teaching experience in licensed/approved early childhood program for preschoolers preferred. Also consider applicants who hold a high school diploma or GED and a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential and have completed 15 credits in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development at post-secondary level and have minimum of three months supervised teaching experience in licensed/approved early childhood program for preschoolers. Valid driver’s license and insured auto.

Other Information

We offer Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, sick time, school vacations, and holiday pay.

How to Apply

Email resume to yesanchez@carene.org

Hidden Hills Early Learning Center: Part-time Teacher Assistant

Program Address

190 Yawgoo Valley Road, Exeter, RI 02822

Job Description

We are looking for a caring adult who is interested in becoming a part of our preschool teaching team!

Hidden Hills Early Learning Center is a 4-star BrightStars rated program that provides children ages 3-5 with a quality learning experience. We are looking for a teacher assistant who enjoys developing relationships with children and their families. We are looking for an energetic, warm individual to join our professional team of educators.

Job Qualifications

Prior experience with children preferred.

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to Miss Chris (director) at hiddenhillselc@gmail.com. You may also give Miss Chris a call directly at school for more information regarding the position (401) 667-0788.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Family Advocate, Head Start $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two full-time (40 hours) /full-year Family Advocates for our Head Start Program at 8 John Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. EBCAP believes all families share the same aspirations for their children and will work collaboratively with the Head Start team to contribute to their children’s learning and developing experience.

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely.

EBCAP is offering a two-step sign-on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.

The Family Advocate will provide education and case management services to Head Start families in both the family’s home and at the center. During the COVID-19 crisis, services provided by the Family Advocate Manager will be done through telephone and web-based applications to maximize the staff
member’s health and safety. successful candidate will utilize a strength-focused philosophy and approach to building self-reliance through the Family Partnership Agreement. the ideal candidate will adhere to Head Start Performance Standards, agency goals, as well as personnel policies.

For Full-Time Employees Working 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/sick time, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, mileage reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEU’s, employee assistance program, and more!

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The position requires a minimum of an associate degree with experience in Human Services or a related field. Bachelor's Degree preferred. The ideal candidate must know community resources and enjoy working with children and families. Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus, however, not required.

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Cornerstone School: Instructional Assistant-Early Childhood

Program Address

665 Dyer Ave, Cranston, RI 02920

Job Description

-Assist the preschool in preparation of learning centers including setting up activities, preparing teaching materials and supplies, and organizing the environment.
-Supervise and assist in managing students within the classroom.
-Assist students in toileting and changing tasks.
-Respond to all students in a caring, supportive and respectful manner using methods appropriate for each student.
-Under the direction of the teacher, work with individual students or small groups to reinforce skills.
-Work collaboratively with the classroom teacher and other colleagues.

This is an inclusion early childhood program. Students of all needs/disabilities are incorporated into each classroom.

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED or Associates Degree in related field
  • Certification: Successfully completed the ParaProfessional test

 

Experience: Minimum of one year as a teacher assistant in an early childhood program


Substitution: Experience working with children with and without disabilities and a willingness to pass the ParaProfessional test

Other Information

Looking to hire immediately.
 

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to akimatian@accesspointri.org

Tri-County Community Action Agency - Joyful Learning Child Academy: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

1935 Kingstown Road

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Center Director, the Teacher is responsible for creating and maintaining a safe, welcoming environment for children while working in conjunction with families to promote a positive home-school connection.

Specific Responsibilities:
Create daily plans that include time for the following activities:

  • Individual, small/large group, quiet, active/gross motor, small muscle/fine motor, outdoor (weather permitting), child-initiated, and teacher-directed experiences.
  • Foster the development of intellectual skills by promoting language use and understanding, encouraging children to problem-solve, organizing experiences, understanding concepts, initiating activities, exploring and experimenting, questioning and gaining mastery through learning by doing.
  • Ensure that indoor and outdoor premises and equipment are kept free and clean, on a daily basis of undesirable and hazardous material and conditions.

Job Qualifications

ECED degree (associate, bachelor) and previous experience with pre-school aged children for at least one year.

RIELDS Certificate a plus.

Additional Qualifications:

  • Love of children and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with families is a must.
  • Understand children and family’s special circumstances.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively and respectfully with all classroom, site and agency staff.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of everyone’s experiences, every day.
  • Ensuring the delivery of services that recognizes and respects that every moment matters.

Other Information

Currently offering a generous sign-on bonus to all new hires ($2,000).

Competitive Benefit Package: We offer an excellent, competitive salary and benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as a 403b Savings Plan/Pension with an Agency match, Vacation, Sick, Holiday time and access to Agency-sponsored EAP services for employees and their families. Many training opportunities are available that include, but are not limited to various educational experiences, certificate programs, CPR and First Aid training as well as ongoing occasions for additional learning. Tri-County is a qualified entity for employees to access loan repayment opportunities.

Tri-County Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Tri-County is committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, limited English proficiency (LEP), gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

How to Apply

If you have a love for children and families and are looking for a supportive work environment, we invite you to apply. Resumes with cover letter can be sent directly to the program director, Laurie Armando, at the following email address: larmando@tricountyri.org

Salt Air Early Learning Center: Preschool Teacher Aides and Assistants

Program Address

365 Valley Road, Middletown, RI

Job Description

We are looking for caring, kind and reliable people to join our team! These positions support the classroom teachers and provide excellent care to the children at our center. Full-time and part-time hours are available.

Job Qualifications

Must have a high school diploma and be willing to gain a CPR/first aide certification. Must be a hard work worker and a team player.
 

How to Apply

Send us your resume at SaltAirELC@gmail.com.
 

Salt Air Early Learning Center: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

365 Valley Road, Middletown, RI

Job Description

We are searching for a kind, caring, fun and reliable teacher to join our amazing team! This role is in charge of managing a preschool classroom, and includes lesson planning and maintaining a warm and loving environment for the children in our care. Must be a hard worker and a team player.

Job Qualifications

College degree or some college coursework required. Ability to obtain a CPR/first aid certification. Pay is negotiable based on experience.

How to Apply

Please send resumes to SaltAirELC@gmail.com.

Dr. Day Care Early Learning Centers: Lead Infant Teacher Full Time Smithfield

Program Address

1201 Douglas Pike
Suite 4

Job Description

Join our Early Learning Center as a Full Time Lead Teacher ! The time is right to jump on a great opportunity to be the Lead Teacher in your own classroom of Infants. With the support of Teacher Assistants you will watch the children flourish under your care.  Check us out, you won't be sorry. We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community.  If you have minimal experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care, Training Website where you will be able to take virtual classes for many different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set.   Looking for help with your college degree in education?  We can assist with that also.  We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI, and URI.

Each day you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom.  Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.   

Benefits are as important to us as they are to you.  We are happy to share that we offer the following benefits with company contributions. 

  • 401K with company match 
  • Health and Dental
  • Paid Time Off 
  • 13 Paid Holidays for Full Time Employees 
  • Reduced Child Care Tuition 
  • College Tuition Reimbursement

Job Qualifications

Educational Requirements / Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education or related field required
  • Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred
  • Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) certification preferred (Preschool positions)
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
  • Must have visual and hearing acuity
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds


Other Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
  • Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
  • Available to work shifts between the hours of 7:00AM. and 5:30PM 

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Burrillville Extended Care: Before/ After School Staff

Program Address

915 Steere Farm Road, Pascoag, RI 02859

Job Description

The Hours of Operation are:
Monday - Friday 6:30-8:30 AM 3:00-6:00 PM
Full Day Staff for School Vacations, Holidays and Summer Camp 6:30-6:00 PM
We are a State Licensed Program. Responsibilities will includ planning and implementing educational and exciting activities, supervision of all children, assistance with homework after school, and most importantly...Having FUN!
Let your child grow in Confidence and Independence
B.E.C. Main Site~Steere Farm Elementary School, 915 Steere Farm Road, Pascoag RI 02859
phone: 401-568-1356, e-mail: bec@burrillville.org
*Responsibilities included are but not limited to, creating a safe and nurturing environment, attending meetings, communicating positively with parents, staff and children on a daily basis, interacting and facilitating the children's play and learning. This position will also be responsible for implementing a developmentally appropriate program including active play and conducting age appropriate activities.*

Job Qualifications

*Must be at least 18 years of age, and have a High School Diploma/GED
*Willing to work as a positive team player
*At least one year of qualified experience working with children
*Pass RI DHS CANTS Clearance and State/Nationwide Criminal Records
*Good oral communication skills
*Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc.
*Must have visual and hearing acuity. Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
*Ability to attend meetings/trainings after normal business hours may be required!

How to Apply

Please call or e-mail the center for more information!
401-568-1356
Bec@burrillville.org
Click here to apply! or visit https://www.burrillville.org/burrillville-extended-care-program/files/employment-application

Child Care Plus Learning Center: Floater

Program Address

963 Tiogue Ave, Coventry, RI

Job Description

We are looking for a energetic, caring and responsible adult who loves interacting with children of all ages.

Job Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must get fingerprinted.
  • Must be flexible with work hours- open/close.

Other Information

We offer holiday and vacation pay.

How to Apply

Rmail resume to childcarepluscenter@gmail.com to apply.

All About Kids Too: All About Kids Too Assistant Teacher Toddler/Infant room

Program Address

1650 Nooseneck Hill Road

Job Description

  • Will assist the lead teacher in the room.
  • Help prepare curriculum and follow a daily schedule.
  • Duties include preparing bottles, food, changing diapers, group time, playing, reading stories and more!

Job Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must have a BCI check.
  • Experience is a plus.
  • Great job for anyone enrolled in college classes especially education.
  • Team player and a person who loves children.

Other Information

  • Looking for mornings/afternoons.
  • 7:30AM - 1AM shift.
  • 1AM - 5:30AM shift.
  • Would like to fill 20-40 hours per week.

How to Apply

Please email Kcastelli1872@yahoo.com to apply.

East Bay Community Action Program (NFCOZ): Teacher Assistants NFCOZ Per Diem (EBCAP0662)

Program Address

35 Dexter St. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking Part-time and Per Diem Teacher Assistants positions for our Newport Family & Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) and Middletown Child Opportunity Zone (MCOZ) Programs. The NFCOZ/MCOZ provides services and referrals to Newport and Middletown children and their families in school and community settings, in partnership with Newport Public Schools, Middletown Public Schools, parents, and the community.

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis and follows all RIDOH COVID-19 guidelines. We are currently conducting most of our interviews remotely, as well as new hire
orientation with Human Resources. Depending upon specific programs, program specific orientations may be available remotely or require on-site participation.

The Teacher Assistants support Lead Teachers and Program Facilitators in before and after school licensed childcare, after school enrichment programs, and school vacation camps, working with students in grades K-8. The ideal candidates will assist in the supervision of students utilizing a positive approach, and will maintain the philosophy and mission of the program.

The NFCOZ will be carefully following state guidelines and protocols for operating a childcare program to protect children, staff, and families during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

To meet the educational requirements of this position, the Teacher Assistant must have a High School Diploma or a GED certification, and have either:

Formal Training related to child or youth development. OR At least one year of supervised experience working with school-age children in a group setting to assume the role of school-age staff. Candidates with associate's degree and/or Teacher Assistant Certification are preferred. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

East Bay Community Action Program (NFCOZ): Community Learning Center Site Coordinator (EBCAP0938)

Program Address

35 Dexter St. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time (35 hours per week) CLC Site Coordinator, located at Pell Elementary School, Newport, RI.

As a member of the NFCOZ Student Supports Team, the CLC Site Coordinator is responsible for implementing and maintaining the vision of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CLC) initiative by coordinating programs and
services at the Pell Elementary School. Duties include planning out of school time (OST) activities, daily supervision of program participants and staff, building and maintaining collaborative relationships with school faculty, staff, and community agencies, promoting parent involvement, and supporting the development and improvement of student’s social/emotional learning competencies. The CLC Site Coordinator is also responsible for supporting the advancement of NFCOZ initiatives and promoting the philosophy and mission of EBCAP, the NFCOZ, and the goals of the CLC initiative. Core duties include: Student Support, Family Engagement, and Support, Reporting and Evaluation, Community Connections/Collaborations, and Program Coordination.

For Full-Time Employees Working 35 hours per week, EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (currently BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off
that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

EBCAP is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The CLC Site Coordinator will have a minimum of a Bachelor Degree in education or a Human Services field.
 

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Lead Teachers Early Head Start Sign-on Bonus $2,500

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Newport, RI 02840
386 Willet Ave. East Providence, RI 02915
70 Turner Ave. East Providence, RI 02915
790 Main St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two Lead Teachers to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program in Newport, Warren, East Providence, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign-on bonus totaling $2,500 for external applicants.

The Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and guide the Teacher Associate, Teacher Assistant, per diem Substitutes, and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, Head Start
Early Learning Outcomes Framework, Rhode Island Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing and RI Early Learning and Development Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes approaches from the Positive Behavioral
Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years (IY), Classroom Behavioral Management System, and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for high-quality, nurturing, and safe learning
experiences. The Teacher will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children promote social competence and ensure parental involvement.

The successful individual must have excellent presentation skills, superior leadership, and management skills to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, and staff.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting OR Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting. Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.


*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degrees for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation, and Child & Family Studies. RIDE-certified classroom teacher candidates who have a related degree must meet the RI Early Learning Standards Teacher Qualifications as defined in those standards and includes a minimum of 24 credit hours in ECE coursework. Head Start teacher candidates who hold a related degree will be required to provide detailed college transcripts to validate 18 credit hours of coursework in ECE-related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.
 

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Pre-K Sign-On Bonus $1,000

Program Address

6 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking individuals for paid on-the-job training as a Teacher Assistant/Float in our Head Start preschool classrooms at 6 John H. Chafee Boulevard, Newport, RI.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $1,000 for external applicants.

This position requires that job candidates are willing to participate in training and college coursework to obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential within one year of hire. EBCAP will provide or recommend professional development training, and a CDA consultant at no cost to the employee. College course tuition reimbursement is provided, up to $2,100 per year. College coursework and some professional development training must be completed after work hours. Take advantage of paid training with EBCAP to further your advancement along the child education career ladder!

This is a part-time (25-hour/week) position. EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more.

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of child development, a desire to teach and nurture young children, and a desire to learn and develop new skills as an early education teacher.

Under the direction and supervision of a Lead Teacher, the teacher assistant/float will work with a classroom team of professionals to provide a supportive classroom environment, assist in classroom activities and ensure that children are always supervised.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.
 

Job Qualifications

The job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework. Other candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
 

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher, Early Head Start Sign-on Bonus $2,500

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time/full-year Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for infants/toddlers in our Early Head Start program at 8 John Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. Looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in an infant/toddler’s life, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Early Head Start at EBCAP.

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.

The Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher will assist the Lead Teachers in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers. The Teacher's role is to promote the health, nutrition, and education of the children, attend to their safety and welfare, observe and record behaviors of children and identify each child’s strengths and areas to grow. The Teacher will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Early Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidates must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, staff, community representatives, and volunteers and have one of the following:

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 9 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child
Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire
OR;
Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teaching experience in ECE setting OR; Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.

*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degrees for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation, and Child & Family Studies. Teacher candidates who hold a related degree will be required to provide a detailed college transcript to validate appropriate ECE related classes that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float, Early Head Start Sign-on Bonus $1,000

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking individuals for paid on-the-job training as a Teacher Assistant Float in our Early Head Start infant and toddler classrooms in Newport.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $1,000 for external applicants.

This position requires that job candidates are willing to participate in training and college coursework to obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential within one year of hire. EBCAP will provide or recommend professional development training, and a CDA consultant at no cost to the employee. College course tuition reimbursement is provided, up to $2,100 per year. College coursework and some professional development training must be completed after work hours.

This is a full-time (40-hour/week) position. EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance,
voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of child development, a desire to teach and nurture young children, and a desire to learn and develop new skills as an early education teacher.

Under the direction and supervision of a Lead Teacher, the teacher assistant/float will work with a classroom team of professionals to provide a supportive classroom environment, assist in classroom activities and ensure that children are always supervised.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework. Other candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
 

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Associate, $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840
790 Main St. Warren, RI 02885
70 Turner Ave. East Providence, RI 02915
386 Willet Ave. East Providence, RI 02915

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking six full-time/full-year Associate Teachers to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children aged 3 to 5 years old in our Head Start program in Warren, Newport, East Providence, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in children’s lives, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Head Start at EBCAP.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2,500 for external applicants.

The Head Start Associate Teacher assists the Lead Teacher in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for children. The Associate Teacher's role is to promote the health, nutrition, and education of the children, attend to their safety and welfare, observe and record behaviors of children and identify each child’s strengths and areas to grow. The Associate Teacher will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high-quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, staff, community representatives, and volunteers and have one of the following

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire
OR;
Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teaching experience in ECE setting

OR;
Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.

*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degrees for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation, and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 6 credit hours of coursework in ECE-related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Floats, Head Start $1,000 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking individuals for paid on-the-job training as a Teacher Assistant/Float in our Head Start preschool classrooms in Newport.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $1,000 for external applicants.

This position requires that job candidates are willing to participate in training and college coursework to obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential within one year of hire. EBCAP will provide or recommend professional development training, and a CDA consultant at no cost to the employee. College course tuition reimbursement is provided, up to $2,100 per year. College coursework and some professional development training must be completed after work hours.

This is a full-time (40-hour/week) position. EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance,
voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and so much more!

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of child development, a desire to teach and nurture young children, and a desire to learn and develop new skills as an early education teacher.

Under the direction and supervision of a Lead Teacher, the teacher assistant/float will work with a classroom team of professionals to provide a supportive classroom environment, assist in classroom activities and ensure that children are always supervised.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework. Other candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
 

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Associate, Head Start, $2,500 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

386 Willet Ave. East Providence, RI 0291

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time/full-year Associate Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in our Head Start program at 386 Willett Ave. East Providence RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in children’s lives, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Head Start at EBCAP.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.

The Head Start Associate Teacher assists the Lead Teacher in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for children. The Associate Teacher's role is to promote the health, nutrition, and education of the children, attend to their safety and welfare, observe and record behaviors of children and identify each child’s strengths and areas to grow. The Associate Teacher will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.
 

Job Qualifications

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, staff, community representatives, and volunteers and have one of the following:

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire
OR;

Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teaching experience in ECE setting OR; Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.


*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degrees for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation, and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 6 credit hours of coursework in ECE-related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.
 

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistants Floats, Head Start, $1,000 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

70 Turner Ave. East Providence, RI 02915
386 Willet Ave. East Providence, RI 02915

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two individuals for paid on-the-job training as a Teacher Assistants/Float in our Head Start preschool classrooms in Riverside.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $1,000 for external applicants.

This position requires that job candidates are willing to participate in training and college coursework to obtain a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential within one year of hire. EBCAP will provide or recommend professional development training, and a CDA consultant at no cost to the employee. College course tuition reimbursement is provided, up to $2,100 per year. College coursework and some professional development training must be completed after work hours.

This is a full-time (40-hour/week) position. EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more.

The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of child development, a desire to teach and nurture young children, and a desire to learn and develop new skills as an early education teacher.

Under the direction and supervision of a Lead Teacher, the teacher assistant/float will work with a classroom team of professionals to provide a supportive classroom environment, assist in classroom activities and ensure that children are always supervised.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.
 

Job Qualifications

The job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework. Other candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Early, Head Start, $2,500 Sign-On Bonus

Program Address

386 Willet Ave. East Providence, RI 02915

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two full-time/full-year Teachers to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for infants/toddlers in our Early Head Start program at Willett Avenue, Riverside, RI. Looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in an infant/toddler’s life, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Early Head Start at EBCAP.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.

The Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers assist the Lead Teachers in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers. The Teachers role is to promote the health, nutrition, and education of the children, attend to their safety and welfare, observe and record behaviors of children and identify each child’s strengths and areas to grow. The Teacher Associates will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Early Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The successful candidates must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, staff, community representatives, and volunteers and have one of the following:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 9 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire OR;
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teaching experience in ECE setting OR;
  • Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.

*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degrees for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric
Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation, and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 9 credit hours of coursework in ECE-related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Lead Teacher, Early Head Start, $2500 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

386 Willet Ave. East Providence, RI 02915

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Lead Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program at Willett Ave, Riverside, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2,500 for external applicants.

The Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and guide the Teacher Associate, Teacher Assistant, per diem Substitutes, and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, Rhode Island Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing and RI Early Learning and Development Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes approaches from the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years (IY), Classroom Behavioral Management System, and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for high-quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. He/She will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children promote social competence and ensure parental involvement.

The successful individual must have excellent presentation skills, superior leadership, and management skills to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, and staff.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, and more!

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE); or Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months of supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting; or Bachelor or Associates in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler classroom. *The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degrees for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation, and Child & Family Studies. RIDE-certified classroom teacher candidates who have a related degree must meet the RI Early Learning Standards Teacher Qualifications as defined in those standards and includes a minimum of 24 credit hours in ECE coursework. Head Start teacher candidates who hold a related degree will be required to provide detailed college transcripts to validate 18 credit hours of coursework in ECE-related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): On Call Substitute Teachers, Head Start/Early Head Start, $1,000 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840
790 Main St. Warren, RI 02885
70 Turner Ave. East Providence, RI 02915
386 Willet Ave. East Providence, RI 02915
740 West Main Rd. Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking positive and energetic On-Call Substitutes to work in an Early Childhood Education program for children ages birth to 5. These positions provide coverage in Early Head Start and Head Start classrooms, kitchens, and reception desks for our locations in East Providence, Middletown, Newport, Tiverton, and/or Warren sites. EBCAP provides support for educational goals and On-Call Substitutes have access to a Child Development Credential (CDA) advisor and other training at no cost to the individual.

EBCAP is offering a two-step sign-on bonus totaling $1,000 for external applicants.

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis.

On-Call Substitutes support teaching teams to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children. Under the direction of the Lead Teacher, the On-Call Substitute will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high-quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program.

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

To meet the educational requirements of this position, the On-Call Substitute must have a minimum of a High School diploma or GED certificate with experience in an Early Childhood Education (ECE) setting preferred, OR certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA) OR other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

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Munchkin Land Preschool 2: Infant Teacher

Program Address

28 Nooseneck Hill Road Unit 2, WEST GREENWICH, RI 02817

Job Description

We are currently searching for a full time, experienced, energetic, and reliable Infant Teacher to work in a small, quiet, fun, clean, and supportive early care and educational environment. This person will join our roster of experienced, motivated and effective teaching professionals. We strive in every way to create an inspiring and enriching atmosphere both for our students and our personnel. Every day, we encourage our Teachers to interact with their students on a personal level and to identify each student’s learning patterns. We put strong emphasis on physical activity, interactive learning and the use of props and other educational tools. The program services children 6 weeks through Pre-K and is open year round. Because we are open year-round, and sometimes experience the inclement New England weather, this person has to be available and reliable to work under any circumstance since the families here will still
require care for their children.

The position will require assisting the lead teacher, engaging and interacting with children during lessons and free play time, supporting positive relationships between children and families, completing any tasks delegated by the lead teacher, participating in professional development opportunities and expanding their knowledge of the early childhood education field.

Job Qualifications

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience: Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
CPR Certification (Preferred)
Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Other Information

COVID-19 considerations: All sinks, soap dispensers, hand sanitizer, and paper towel are touch-less. There are also air purifiers in every room.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to munchkinlandpreschool2@gmail.com and call 401-397-3777

Munchkin Land Preschool: Lead Infant Teacher

Program Address

2075 Nooseneck Hill Road Coventry, RI 02816

Job Description

We are currently searching for a full time, experienced, energetic, and reliable Lead Infant Teacher to work in a small, quiet, fun, clean, and supportive early care and educational environment. This person will join our roster of experienced, motivated and effective teaching professionals. We strive in every way to create an inspiring and enriching atmosphere both for our students and our personnel. Every day, we encourage our Teachers to interact with their students on a personal level and to identify each student’s learning patterns. We put strong emphasis on physical activity, interactive learning and the use of props and other educational tools. The program services children 6 weeks through Pre-K and is open year round. Because we are open year-round, and sometimes experience the inclement New England weather, this person has to be available and reliable to work under any circumstance since the families here will still require care for their children.

As the Lead Teacher, this person is responsible for all aspects of the Preschool classroom including, but not limited to, creating a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on The Rhode Island Early Learning Development Standards (RIELDS), and maintaining a safe, fun, and clean classroom environment. The qualifying candidate is responsible for all student assessments, and daily communication with the parents.
 

Job Qualifications

Experience: Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)


License/Certification:
CPR Certification (Preferred)
Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Other Information

COVID-19 considerations: All classrooms have air purifiers, and everything is touch-less for children and staff.

How to Apply

Please email your resume to munchkinlandpreschool@yahoo.com and call 401-397-7771

Munchkin Land Preschool: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

2075 Nooseneck Hill Road Coventry, RI 02916

Job Description

We are currently searching for a full time, experienced, energetic, and reliable Lead Preschool Teacher (for 3 & 4 year olds) to work in a small, quiet, fun, clean, and supportive early care and educational environment. This person will join our roster of experienced, motivated and effective teaching professionals. We strive in every way to create an inspiring and enriching atmosphere both for our students and our personnel. Every day, we encourage our Teachers to interact with their students on a personal level and to identify each student’s learning patterns. We put strong emphasis on physical activity, interactive learning and the use of props and other educational tools. The program services
children 6 weeks through Pre-K and is open year round. Because we are open year-round, and sometimes experience the inclement New England weather, this person has to be available and reliable to work under any circumstance since the families here will still require care for their children. We do also offer a 401K Program.

As the Lead Teacher, this person is responsible for all aspects of the Preschool classroom including, but not limited to, creating a developmentally appropriate curriculum based on The Rhode Island Early Learning Development Standards (RIELDS), and maintaining a safe, fun, and clean classroom environment. The qualifying candidate is responsible for all student assessments, and daily communication with the parents.

Job Qualifications

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Teaching Certification (Preferred)
     

Other Information

COVID-19 considerations: All sinks, soap, sanitizer, and paper towel are touchless. There are also air purifiers in every classroom.
 

How to Apply

Please send your resume to munchkinlandprechool@yahoo.com and call 401-397-7771.