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

Bambini Academy Inc.: Preschool 3 &4/Head Teacher

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue
Cranston RI 02920

Job Description

Position is Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Teacher will plan curriculum aligned with RIELDS for Pre- Kindergarten children ages 3 and 4, and reflect monthly themes. Teacher Certification/CDA is a must but we may consider students who are currently attending Educational courses. Must provide clean
BCI check and CANTS clearance. 1 hour break is allowed and the classroom will consist of Early Pre-K children. Year round position with a 1 year contract FULL-TIME. No health benefits at this time-5 paid holidays and 5 paid sick days offered after 1 year of employment. More details along with  compensation info will be given upon an interview.

 

Job Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous work in Childcare setting
  • College degree (completed or in process)
  • RIELDS


 

How to Apply

Please send resume to vanessa.parente@yahoo.com


 

Bambini Academy Inc.: Older Toddler Room (Ages 2-3 yrs)

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

Job Description

We are looking for a caring, dedicated teacher to work in our toddler room. We are searching for a teacher who can provide a nurturing and inviting classroom to these "older toddlers' and provide an age appropriate curriculum/care/potty training/development of skills that are aligned with the RIELDS. A background in early childhood education and/or experience working with toddlers is preferred. Students who are pursuing their degree are welcome. This is a full-time position. The hours are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. with one hour break. One week vacation is earned after 1st year of employment. No benefits offered at this time. This classroom is a one year contract.

Job Qualifications

  • Associates/CDA/Bachelors
  • Formal background working in a childcare setting preferred.
  • College students are welcome

How to Apply

Send resume to Director Vanessa-  vanessa.parente@yahoo.com

Tri County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistants

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Here is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Head Start Team at Tri-County Community Action Agency. We are a progressive, community based agency providing services to children and families across northern Rhode Island. All our sites are licensed by DCYF, accredited by NAEYC and are Bright Stars rated. In addition to fully utilizing your skills, Tri-County Head Start offers opportunities for continued professional development, a competitive salary and benefits including a contribution to an employee 403 B plan.

Responsibilities Include: Assisting the lead teacher with classroom curriculum, education paperwork, developmental assessments, documenting assessment data in the web-based data management system, child observations, family engagement, conducting home visits per the Head Start Performance Standards, maintaining a safe and healthy environment, and promoting the school readiness of children and families in the program. Applicants must be skilled in building positive relationships with children, families and colleagues.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Preschool CDA is required. Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred.
  • Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred.

How to Apply

Letters of intent must be submitted to Sue Connaughton, Human Resource Director (sconnaughton@tri-town.org). Tri-Town is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Tri County Community Action Agency: Teacher

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Here is an exciting opportunity to be part of the Head Start Team at Tri-County Community Action Agency. We are a progressive, community based agency providing services to children and families across northern Rhode Island. All our sites are licensed by DCYF, accredited by NAEYC and are Bright Stars rated. In addition to fully utilizing your skills, Tri-County Head Start offers opportunities for continued professional development, a competitive salary and benefits including a contribution to an employee 403 B plan.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: implementing the Creative Curriculum based on best practices, conducting child development assessments using TSG On-Line system, establish warm and supportive relationships with children and families, ensure classroom compliance with DCYF regulations and Head Start Performance Standards, maintain a safe and healthy environment and conduct family conferences and home visits.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; or holds a current Rhode Island Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood Education; or a Bachelor or a Master’s degree in related field and not less than twenty-four semester hours of course work specific to Early Childhood Education

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to Sue Connaughton, Human Resource Manager at sconnaughton@tricountyri.org  or fax to: 401-351-6611

Tri-County Community Action Agency is an EOE.

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: School Age Coordinator

Program Address

752 East Road

Job Description

Part time supervisor for school age program. The job of the school age coordinator was established for the purpose of support and instruction to our school age program. Responsibilities include organizing and directing age appropriate activities for the children; preparing and serving snack, providing assistance with homework, and assisting in maintaining a clean and safe learning environment for students. This position also requires assistance of creating an exciting and fun summer camp.

How to Apply

Send your resume today to: info@sakonnetearlylearningcenter.com

Attention: Deborah M. Raposa 

The Children's Workshop: Regional Director of Operations

Program Address

45 Industrial Road
Cumberland, RI 02863

Job Description

We are growing! This position is an expansion in our organization - not due to a vacancy.

Reporting to the Chief Education Officer and as a member of the management team, the Regional Director of Operations oversee all aspects of assigned schools’ operational management, including but not limited to finance, staffing and health and safety. In addition, Regional Director of Operations will mentor and work with assigned School Directors’ towards The Children’s Workshops vision, as well as individual program growth, quality, and revenue potential. 

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in Early Childhood Education or a related field
  • 4+ years’ experience in a child care setting in a management capacity
  • Rhode Island: Early Learning Standards Level III highly preferred
  • MA: Holds a Director II certification

Other Information

For additional questions or information regarding this opportunity, contact Lisa O'Donnell, VP Human Resources 401-642-9070 or lodonnell@childrensworkshop.com

 

How to Apply

View the entire job posting and submit your resume/application via our website: http://www.childrensworkshop.com/careers
 

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistant (Head Start) - Washington County

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Responsibilities Include:

Assisting the Head Start Teacher in implementing a preschool curriculum for children in a center-based setting, being knowledgeable about developmentally appropriate practices and the Head Start Performance Standards, planning according to the individual needs of each child, completing education paperwork, conducting developmental assessments, documenting assessment data in the web-based data management system, conducting observations of children daily, encouraging family engagement in the program, conducting home visits per the Performance Standards, maintaining a safe and healthy environment, providing Responsive Caregiving to all children and promoting the school readiness of children and families in the program. Applicants must be skilled in building positive relationships with children, families and colleagues. Experience is a must.

Tri-County Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and E-Verify Employer.  Tri-County does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or veterans’ status.

Job Qualifications

  • Associates Degree Early Childhood Education (preferred) or Preschool CDA.
  • Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred.
  • Competitive salary and fringe benefits

How to Apply

Cover letter and resume due to Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Human Resources Director (Sue Connaughton) at apply@tricountyri.org;
Fax to 401-351-6611; or  mail to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI  02919.

Emmanuel Day School: Interim Director

Program Address

Emmanuel Church
42 Dearborn Street
Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

In accordance with the Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth, and Family Child Care Program Regulations for Licensure [DCYF Regs] and the BrightStars accreditation standards, the Interim Director shall serve as the Operational Administrator of the Emmanuel Day School [EDS] program, as well as a part-time teacher.

General Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Conduct family interviews and orientation tours of the school. 
  • Assist in hiring staff, especially substitute teachers, as needed and in consultation with the Rector and the EDS Committee Chair.
  • Nurture positive relationships and open communication with families and staff.
  • Teach part-time during the school day (to be determined in consultation with the Rector and the EDS Committee Chair).
  • Coordinate and attend all school functions.
  • Plan and supervise the Extended Day Program.
  • Demonstrate familiarity with current best practices in early childhood education.
  • Conduct staff meetings as necessary
  • Plan for and lead parent meetings, as needed.

As the EDS Administrator

  • Daily operation of the school
  • Supervise and evaluate the teaching staff, consult with Rector as necessary.
  • Ensure all aspects of the EDS program meet the requirements of DCYF regulations and BrightStars accreditation standards. Work with the Rector, the EDS Committee Chair, and EDS program consultant to assure that the design of the educational program offers students and families a high quality program.
  • Assist the EDS teaching staff in planning and implementing lesson plans, both program-wide plans and student specific plans.
  • Assist teachers with periodic parent/teacher conferences.
  • As needed and appropriate maintain contact with required state and local agencies.
  • Ensure the health and safety of the EDS students.
  • Maintain all necessary records for EDS students.
  • Ensure that all EDS staff have received required Episcopal Safe Church training. 

Relationship with Emmanuel Church

  • Recognize that the EDS is an important mission activity of the Emmanuel Church intended to serve some of the needs of families with preschool children.
  • Serve as a member of the EDS Committee – the oversight committee for the school.
  • Monitor the budgeted expenses and revenue of the EDS with assistance from the Rector, Treasurer, and bookkeeper.
  • Assist in the preparation of the EDS annual report which is part of the Emmanuel Church Annual Meeting annual report. 
  • Meet regularly with the Rector to monitor the activities of the EDS program and to coordinate EDS activities with those of the Church.


Supervision and Authority
The Interim Director works under the direct supervision of the Rector and in periodic consultation with the EDS Committee Chair. The Interim Director will also receive guidance and support from the EDS Consultant with respect to educational program design and the maintenance social media  communications. The Interim Director directly supervises all teachers and substitute teachers.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree, preferably in early childhood education or related field Rhode Island teaching certification in early childhood education

Additional desirable qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Aquidneck Island 
  • Prior administrative experience

Other Information

The position is for the 2017-2018 school year
The EDS Committee hopes to close recruitment by the end of July

How to Apply

Send Inquiries or Resumes to: admin@emmanuelnewport.org subject line - EDS Committee: Attention R.Fleming
or by mail:
EDS Committee: Attention R.Fleming
c/o Emmanuel Church
42 Dearborn Street
Newport, RI 02840

 

RIAEYC: Early Childhood Data Collector

Program Address

535 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

Overview of Position

Data collectors will work independently with oversight from RIAEYC staff on an evaluation of Rhode Island’s State Funded PreK Program in association with Child Trends. This will involve visiting child care programs across Rhode Island and collecting data in preschool classrooms during the 2017-2018 school year and beyond. Data collection may also be conducted in family child care programs and homes.

  • Duration: August through October, 2017 and March-May, 2018
  • Intensity: 25-30 hours per week, may vary depending on availability of fieldwork
  • Location: Child care programs, family child care programs and home-based settings

Job Specifications

  • Attend a training in mid-August on a set of standardized child assessments and demonstrate the abilities to (1) use the assessment protocol accurately and (2) appropriately interact with children ages 3-5.
  • Complete online data security and human subjects training.
  • Effectively communicate with directors, teachers, and possibly parents, regarding project specifics.
  • Travel to sites 3-5 days/week throughout Rhode Island to conduct one-on-one child assessments with children ages 3-5 in the fall and spring.
  • Effectively manage logistics including scheduling visits and preparing materials correctly.
  • Actively participate in weekly phone meetings, share fielding experiences, ask questions, and hear about project updates.
  • Enter quantitative data accurately into a data system and follow a set of data security procedures.

Job Qualifications

  • Experience working with young children in an early childhood setting
  • Strong organizational, planning, and communication skills; attention to detail; flexibility; and punctuality
  • Ability to understand and follow protocols, especially when working with children and with sensitive data
  • Ability to distinguish between situations that can be resolved independently versus those that require immediate input from a supervisor
  • A commitment of at least 3-5 days/week during fielding months
  • B.A./B.S. with coursework in early childhood education/related field
  • Must have access to reliable internet, cell phone, and transportation for travel around Rhode Island
  • All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background check
  • Experience with data collection and home visiting strongly preferred. Candidates who have conducted direct assessments with young children will be given priority. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

How to Apply

Phone interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis beginning in July 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. Email resume and cover letter. Please include a statement about your weekly availability from August 2017 through June 2018, specifying any dates that you will not be available. If you have directly assessed preschool-aged children, please note which tools you have used. Please also include contact information for three professional references. No phone calls, please. Email to: careers@RIAEYC.org

East Bay Community Action Program: Coordinator Education/Teacher Lead (Temporary)

Program Address

Tiverton

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program is seeking a full time Coordinator Education/Teacher Lead for our Head Start program in Tiverton, RI. The Coordinator Education/ Teacher Lead is a Temporary Full Time position. T The Coordinator Education/ Teacher Lead will oversee daily classroom functioning and provide supervision to the associate teacher, teacherassistant/float,perdiem substitute and volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, Rhode Island Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, Rhode Island Department of Education Early Learning Standards, East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

 The Coordinator Education/ Teacher Lead will act as site administrator responsible to provide supervision of classroom activities and volunteers.

Supervise associate teachers, teacher assistants and on call substitutes and complete their annual performance evaluations. Advance the intellectual, physical, social and emotional development of children, including improving their readiness for school by developing their literacy, phonemic and print awareness; their understanding and use of language; their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary; their appreciation of books; their understanding of early math, early science and early social studies; their problem-solving abilities and their approaches to learning.

Ensure the implementation of the EBCAP child assessment system and plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum activities geared towards each child’s individual needs.

Job Qualifications

The Coordinator Education/ Teacher Lead must have a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for grades pre-k to second grade, or Current RI Department of Education teacher certification for early childhood special education, which includes early childhood certification, or Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in a related field such as child development, elementary education or special education and twenty-four credits in early childhood education from an accredited or approved institution of higher education. Minimum of three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement) and able to obtain teacher certification within twelve months of hire.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15613561 
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Lead, Head Start (EBCAP0285)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking an Teacher Lead for our Start Program. The Teacher Lead position is full time (40 hours/52 weeks) for our location in Newport, RI. The Teacher Lead oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Associate Teacher, Teacher Assistant/Float, per diem Substitute and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years, Classroom Behavioral Management System, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure safe learning  experience.

The Lead Teacher will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic and print awareness; their understanding and use of language; their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary; their appreciation of books; their understanding of early math, early science and early social studies; their problem-solving abilities and their approaches to learning. Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment.
Provide direct supervision of children at all times including but not limited to: classroom activities, toileting, resting or sleeping, meal times and outdoor play. Ensure all space and equipment used by the children is kept safe, clean, and developmentally appropriate. Ensure the implementation of the EBCAP child assessment system and plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum activities geared towards each child’s individual needs. Responsible, in conjunction with the education coordinator, to provide supervision of classroom activities and oversight and guidance to associate teachers, teacher assistants, per diem employees (substitutes) and volunteers. 

Job Qualifications

The Lead Teacher must hold current RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in ECE or MA or BA in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting or BA or AA in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler MA or BA in a related field* and meet course work and experiential requirements defined in RI DOE Early Childhood teacher certification standards or Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis if the candidate will meet federal educational degree requirements.

How to Apply

Please apply by utilizing the following link:https: //home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15611591
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.


 

East Bay Community Action Program: Early Head Start Lead Teacher (EBCAP0218)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking an Early Head Start Lead Teacher for our Early Head Start Program. The Early Head Start Lead Teacher position is full time (40 hours/52 weeks) for our location in Newport, RI.
The Early Head Start Lead Teacher oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Associate Teacher, Teacher Assistant/Float, per diem Substitute and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, Rl Department
of Education Early Learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years, Classroom Behavioral Management System, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.
The Lead Teacher will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy, phonemic and print awareness; their understanding and use of language; their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary; their appreciation of books; their understanding of early math, early science and early social studies; their problem-solving abilities and their approaches to learning. Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment.
Provide direct supervision of children at all times including but not limited to: classroom activities, toileting, resting or sleeping, meal times and outdoor play. Ensure all space and equipment used by the children is kept safe, clean, and developmentally appropriate. Ensure the implementation of the EBCAP child assessment system and plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum activities geared towards each child’s individual needs. Responsible, in conjunction with the education coordinator, to provide supervision of classroom activities and oversight and guidance to associate teachers, teacher assistants, per diem employees (substitutes) and volunteers. 

Job Qualifications

The Lead Teacher must hold current RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in ECE or MA or BA in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting or BA or AA in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler MA or BA in a related field* and meet course work and experiential requirements defined in RI DOE Early Childhood teacher certification standards or Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis if the candidate will meet federal educational degree requirements. 

How to Apply

Please apply by utilizing the following link: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15488511
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

 

Little Tykes Daycare: Assistant Teacher

Program Address

5 Grosvenor Avenue

Job Description

Our Center is looking for a flexible person who can work well with others and also different age groups of children. Candidates must be experienced in child care and understand what curriculum planning age appropriate activities are. If you are reliable, energetic, fun and loving then we are looking for you. For more information call Debbie 401-435-7007

 

How to Apply

Please call 435-7007 or email resume to dhess33@cox.net

East Bay Community Action Program: Kitchen Aide

Program Address

Middletown

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program is seeking a Kitchen Aide for our Head Start Program at our location in Middletown, RI. The Kitchen Aide, is a full time position

The Kitchen Aide will complete necessary food services in a professional manner. Duties may include delivery of meals to the classrooms, cleaning, and maintaining supplies. In addition the Kitchen Aide may assist with staffing in either the classroom or covering the reception area. The Kitchen Aide will develop a plan and participate in activities, to meet DCYF licensing regulations. Record and initial food changes. Order, accept, and communicate with the food caterer. Keeping the kitchen in order. 
 

Job Qualifications

The Kitchen Aide must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must obtain a Food Service Certification. 

Other Information

EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes BCBSRI medical and dental, Vision, FSA, up to 3% company matching retirement plan, life insurance, generous paid time off, opportunities for training, holidays, and so much more.

 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15606451
 

CHILD, Inc.: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

160 Draper Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889

Job Description

CHILD, Inc. is seeking a full-time, full-year Preschool Teacher for our Kent County Head Start program. The Teacher will be responsible to:

  • Demonstrate professional conduct, dependable attendance and punctuality; and adhere to agency policies, procedures and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Assume full responsibility for classroom management and operations.
    • Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of each child.
    • Ensure completion of screenings and ongoing child assessment procedures.
    • Develop standards-based goals and intentional curriculum plans for individual children and classroom as a whole based on assessment data.
    • Utilize a wide variety of developmentally appropriate strategies for guidance and intervention.
    • Provide leadership, support, supervision and on-going evaluation to assigned staff, trainees, and volunteers.

 

  • Build positive and strengths-based partnerships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Encourages family engagement in home, classroom, center, and agency activities.
  • Make appropriate visits to each child’s home to strengthen link between home and school, supporting implementation of home curriculum.
  • Takes part in professional development opportunities, outside the agency, as determined necessary, related to Workforce Competencies.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with 24 credits in Early Childhood Education.
  • Rhode Island Teacher Certification preferred.
  • RIELDS Certificate(s) highly desirable.
  • Preschool teaching experience highly desirable.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with members of a multi-discinplinary team and community partners.
  • Bilingual candidates strongly urged to apply.


 

Other Information

Hourly Wage: $20.57 to $29.17
Comprehensive fringe benefits including 5% Retirement employer contribution.

 

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter to aoconnell@childincri.org.


 

North Kingstown Daycare & Preschool: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

690 Boston Neck Rd
North Kingstown, RI

Job Description

Well established childcare center is looking to hire an experienced candidate who is enthusiastic about working with children ages 3 to 5 years old!

The Preschool Lead Teacher is responsible for creating, organizing and leading classroom activities designed to promote learning, as well as physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips. Also responsible for maintaining classroom order and enforcing rules for behavior, and positive redirection; Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.

Main focus will be on 3, 4 and 5-year-olds but must be comfortable and have experience caring for ages 18 - 36 mos. Candidate will be required to complete at least 20 hours of professional development each year or be enrolled in ECE college level courses. Must be friendly, energetic, easy going, and reliable.

Job Qualifications

Ideal candidate should have:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field. RI Early Childhood Teaching Certificate Preferred.
  • Awareness of the RIELDS and using them to aide in developing curriculum developmentally appropriate for children in the classroom.
  • Possess good communication skills to converse daily with parents
  • Ability to work as a positive, collaborative team member.

Other Information

This is a full time position (35+ hours) with compensation based on experience. Hours will be varied depending on enrollment and needs of the children. Candidate must be flexible within our work environment as well as with weekly scheduling. 

How to Apply

Please send a copy of resume along with Cover Letter in the body of your email to preschoolnkdcp@gmail.com

Connecting for Children and Families: School Age Teacher Assistant

Program Address

46 Hope Street, Woonsocket, RI

Job Description

The School Age Teacher Assistant will work with the Site Coordinator and other Teacher Assistants to ensure that all requirements are met (CCF, DCYF, and Brightstars) to ensure that students are healthy, safe, and engaged.
Duties and Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Assist in planning activities in clubs and centers
  • Implement lesson plans with groups or classes
  • Clean up after activities, meals, closing duties
  • Ensure an accurate count of students at all times, maintain ratios
  • Prep materials for activities and centers, ask supervisor if anything needs to be prepped
  • Interact and engage with the students at all times
  • Greet parents and children by name at drop off and pick up
  • Use a pleasant tone when speaking with children and families
  • Defer to supervisor and/or staff in charge before relaying information to parents and families
  • Be alert and prepared to work
  • Complete 20 hours professional development per school year
  • Create and follow an individualized professional development plan
  • Attend all Family Engagement Events
  • Attend monthly mandatory staff meetings Other duties as assigned School Age Teacher Assistant will have:
  • High school diploma or GED required; some college preferred.
  • Desire to work with elementary age children kindergarten to grade five. Experience and training in working with children is helpful.
  • Ability with multi-cultural and economically diverse populations.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Ability to be flexible with tasks assigned.
  • Must be reliable, creative, and have a positive attitude.
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with staff, parents and children.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Must abide by all CCF policies and DCYF licensing requirements
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred, but not required.

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED required; some college preferred.
  • Experience and training in working with children is helpful.

Other Information

CCF is an equal opportunity employer
Job Type: Part-time

How to Apply

Please send e-mail with cover letter and resume to ktobin@ccfcenter.org


 

CHILD, Inc.: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

160 Draper Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889

Job Description

CHILD, Inc. is seeking full-time Teacher Assistants for our Kent County Head Start program. The Teacher Assistant will be responsible to:

  • Demonstrate professional conduct, dependable attendance and punctuality; maintain appropriate confidentiality; and adhere to agency policies, procedures and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Assist the Lead Teacher in implementation of the education program according to CHILD, Inc. philosophy.
  • Take part in professional development opportunities, outside the agency, related to Workforce Competencies.

Job Qualifications

  • Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a Child Development Associate Credential (CDA).
  • RIELDS Certificate(s) highly desirable.
  • Relevant experience in early education and care setting.
  • Bilingual candidates strongly urged to apply.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to AOConnell@childincri.org

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: Toddler Teacher

Program Address

752 East Road

Job Description

Sakonnet Early Learning Center is looking for a nurturing and responsible individual who is creative, full of energy, and loves spending their day with young children. Full Time: 38 - 40 hours. 
Associate’s degree in early childhood education preferred or one year of experience.
Benefits include sick time, vacation time and medical. Pay commensurate to experience.

How to Apply

To to apply call: 4016246327 or email resume to: info@saonnetearlylearningcenter.com

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Manager, Head Start – Health Services (EBCAP0282)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Registered Nurse for the Manager Health Services position for our Head Start program. The Manager Health Services is a full time/full year position at the Head Start location in Newport, RI. The Manager Health Services will manage the functioning of the health component to ensure that the health & safety needs of the children, staff, and families are provided for in keeping with Federal and State Standards and Regulations and with the overall goals, objectives and mission of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program and providing professional medical consultative services when child care services are open. The Manager Health Services will be responsible for maintaining accurate and complete child health records in Child Plus in compliance with all applicable State and Federal Standards and Regulations via RI Department of
Health KIDSNET, children’s health records from their Primary Care Provider & other pertinent providers. Monitor children’s health and take necessary steps to secure appropriate treatment. Arrange for appropriate screenings to be conducted at regular intervals on all children. Coordinate and develop a
working Health & Nutrition Advisory Committee, which shall be made up of medical consultants, community representatives, parents, and staff. The Manager Health Services must have a current RN license in RI with The Manager Health Services must have a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in
Nursing with pediatric and/or mental health experience. The Manager Health Services must also hold a current CPR & First Aide certification. 
EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes BCBSRI medical and dental, Vision, FSA, up to 3% company matching retirement plan, life insurance, generous paid time off, opportunities for training, holidays, and so much more.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15608701
 

CHILD, Inc.: Home Visitor

Program Address

160 Draper Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889

Job Description

CHILD, Inc. is seeking a full-time Home Visitor for our Kent County Early Head Start program serving low-income pregnant women and families with children under three.

The Home Visitor will be responsible to:

  • Build positive and strengths-based partnerships with families from diverse backgrounds.
  • Provide education to families through weekly home visits and group socialization experiences to promote healthy prenatal outcomes and/or support the care and development of infants and toddlers.
  • Conduct child and family assessments.
  • Coach families in the process of identifying child and family development goals.
  • Support families in creating and implementing weekly early learning plans for their child that support positive school readiness outcomes.
  • Ensure access to needed resources and services, as appropriate.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field with child development and/or infant/toddler coursework.
  • Experience in the provision of services to infants/toddlers and their families, preferably in the home, is highly desirable.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other service providers.
  • Valid Rhode Island Driver's Licence and ability to obtain a Chauffeur's License in Rhode Island.
  • Bilingual candidates strongly urged to apply.

Other Information

No phone calls please.
Other Information: Competitive pay rate and comprehensive fringe benefits.

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to AOConnell@childincri.org

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Associate, Head Start - East Providence (EBCAP0277)

Program Address

East Providence, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Teacher Associate to work in the Head Start Program.  The Teacher Associate is a full position at our location in East Providence, RI.

The Teacher Associate will assist with daily classroom functioning and accept guidance from the Lead Teacher to utilize Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies,  Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the  opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

The Teacher Associate will have the ability to model and maintain the utmost level of confidentiality, respecting and preserving the dignity and privacy of children, families, staff, and program operations. Ability to prioritize and multi-task. Possess good communication, reading, writing and analytical skills are required.  Ability to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, community representatives and volunteers in a professional and respectful manner.  Bi-lingual ability a plus. Physical ability to perform tasks, including but not limited to, bend and lift thirty (30) pounds, climbing stairs, and be physically able to meet the challenges of caring for young children aged birth to five (5) years old, i.e. be able to sit on floor with children, bend, stretch and play.

The Teacher Associate must have an Assocaite's or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field* and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting or; Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting or; High school diploma or a GED certificate with a minimum of 6 credit hours in ECE coursework and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting and must be enrolled in a CDA program to be completed within one year of hire.

EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes BCBSRI medical and dental, Vision, FSA, up to 3% company matching retirement plan, life insurance, generous paid time off, opportunities for training, holidays, and so much more.

 

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15605131

URI Child Development Center: Teacher, URI Child Development Center (Kingston)

Program Address

10 Lower College Rd.

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION:
Responsible for curriculum planning and implementation, as well as for the supervision of a group of pre-primary children. Responsible for the supervision and training of undergraduate students interning in the Center. Communicate with the families of the children in the Child Development Center, and serve as a representative of the Child Development Center to the surrounding community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan curriculum consistent with developmentally appropriate early childhood educational practice according to guidelines established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children and the RI Early Learning and Development Standards and serve as a model teacher in its implementation.
  • Prepare educational materials to meet the physical, social, emotional and cognitive needs of a group of children, reflecting the RI Early Learning and Development Standards.
  • Complete developmental assessments of each child that incorporate the RI Early Learning and Development Standards and conduct biannual parent-teacher conferences with parents.
  • Interact daily with parents, sharing pertinent information regarding their children.
  • Assess, coordinate, supervise and evaluate intermediate and advanced level students enrolled in the laboratory practicum of HDF 203 and HDF 303 over the course of a calendar year (fall, spring and summer semesters), incorporating State and national standards.
  • May serve as a Rhode Island Department of Education-approved Mentor Teacher for early childhood professionals throughout the state.
  • Serve as a representative of the Child Development Center in the Rhode Island Early Childhood community. Assist in developing and conducting workshops and training programs on high-quality early childhood curriculum and practices across the state. Participate in state-level professional initiatives, when appropriate.
  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings, open houses and other parent functions, and assist in the planning and facilitation when appropriate.
  • Supervise staff, work study students and teacher aides, and provide consistent feedback, evaluation and professional development. Attend to emergency situations in the absence of the coordinator.

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the general organization of the classroom and center.
  • Show flexibility in meeting the center’s scheduling and emergency needs

LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

  • Valid RI early childhood education teacher certification; RI Early Learning and Development Standards Level II Certificate; DCYF and RIDE requirements and certification, including police criminal checks.

ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Job Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field.
  •  Minimum of one year of experience teaching pre-primary children in a laboratory school or related setting.
  •  Possession of and maintenance of early childhood education teacher certification valid within the State of Rhode Island.
  •  Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year of appointment, a RI Early Learning and Development Standards Level II Certificate.
  •  Demonstrated evidence of having met all DCYF and RI Department of Education requirements and certifications, including police criminal checks.
  •  Demonstrated knowledge of practices consistent with developmentally-appropriate early childhood educational practice according to the guidelines established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
  •  Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.
  •  Demonstrated verbal and written communication proficiency.
  •  Demonstrated ability to supervise support staff.
  •  Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups.

PREFERRED:

  •  Master’s degree in early childhood education or related field.
  •  Demonstrated experience in supervising undergraduates in teacher preparation programs.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online only at:https://jobs.uri.edu
Closing Date: 6/14/17

YMCA of Greater Providence: Teacher's Assistant

Program Address

East Side Mount Hope Child Care Center
438 Hope Street, Providence RI 02906

Job Description

Teacher's Assistant- East Side Mt Hope Child Care Center (Providence, RI)- Full-Time Position

Summary: Responsible for assisting the teacher in the care and learning of children within the classroom. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Additional duties may be assigned.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a well rounded curriculum that is developmentally and age appropriate for the children in the classroom. Assure that curriculum meets the need of each individual child and is in alignment with the guidelines of the DCYF licensing regulations, BrightStars Quality Rating Standards, The Rhode Island’s Comprehensive Birth to Five Early Learning and Developmental Standards and the YMCA.
  • Conference with teacher to assist in the preparation of lesson plans in accordance with the Creative Curriculum framework for both indoor and outdoor activities
  • Understand and conduct on going assessments of children’s progress. Present documentation of findings to the teacher. Routinely conference with teacher and to assure findings are being documented correctly.
  • Implement the Y Healthy Eating Physical Activity Standards into classroom routine using positive role modeling and the Food and Fun Curriculum.
  • Create and update learning centers within classroom in accordance with the ITERS and ECERS Environmental Rating Scale.
  • Collaborate with teacher to prepare and deliver a written daily (infants/toddlers) or weekly (preschool) means of communication with families.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper sign in and sign out procedures are followed in accordance with DCYF Licensing Regulations.
  • Responsible for conducting daily health checks and assuring proper documentation.
  • Prepare and maintain all attendance and meal reports.
  • Responsible for knowing and following all health, safety and emergency procedures.
  • Maintain positive relationship with families. Understand that you represent the Y and maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Use Listen First communication skills with fellow staff and families.
  • Report for work shift on time and ready to begin routine with children.
  • Responsible for attending all staff meetings and trainings.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all the children, i.e. caution regarding unsafe practices and conditions and perform rescue/first aid when necessary. Report accidents and injuries and complete incident documentation.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspect of professional growth.
  • Communicate professionally, clearly and consistently modeling values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. 
  • Consistently communicate with families focusing on building supportive relationships through active listening and constantly seeking ways to engage and support all children and their families.
  • Create a welcome, supportive atmosphere by greeting families by name in a friendly manner, making eye contact and engaging in conversation about their interests.
  • Understand, enforce and adhere to YMCA policies and procedures in a consistent manner resulting in efficient, professional operations.
  • Role model communication skills and good judgment when describing and enforcing policies.
  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe work place.
  • Work in harmony and cooperation with staff, volunteers and members to develop team spirit and a family atmosphere.
  • Attend all trainings and meetings and be able to demonstrate knowledge of all skills. Maintain all required certifications. Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational courses, trainings and/or appropriate reading material as directed. Arrive on time and prepared for your scheduled shift.
  • Assist with insuring a risk free environment, i.e. caution people regarding unsafe practices and conditions. Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.

Job Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Participate in ongoing early childhood staff development
  • Preferred 2 year experience in early childhood setting

Other Information

If you have any questions, please email humanresources@gpymca.org


 

How to Apply

Apply online via link: http://www.jobs.net/jobs/gpymca/en-us/job/United-States/Teacher-Assistant/J3J5CT60C4T6YWHZ11X/?idpartenaire=20011

or visit our website to view this job and other opportunities: www.gpymca.org (career tab on top)

 

YMCA or Greater Providence-East Side Mt Hope Child Care Center: Lead Teacher (Preschool)

Program Address

438 Hope Street, Providence RI 02906

Job Description

Provide Leadership and supervision of a Child Care Program, i.e. Pre-School and Kindergarten. Develop and teach a high quality, well-rounded, age appropriate curriculum; while providing care, guidance and developmental experiences in accordance with YMCA guidelines and State Licensing requirements.

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Develop and teach a well-rounded curriculum in accordance with YMCA guidelines and State Licensing requirements with assistance of other staff members.
  • Supervise and evaluate staff regularly; reviewing staff effectiveness and individual performance and recommending any annual wage increase to the Child Care Director.
  • Work directly with the Child Care Director in the implementation of the program and its policies. Make appropriate referrals of suspected instances of child abuse or need for special education.
  • Gear the program to the needs of individual children with concerns for their interest, handicaps; special talent, diversity and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Keep abreast of the trends and needs in child care and plan for ways to meet those needs.
  • Treat children with dignity and respect.
  • Help children to become aware of their roles as integral members of a group.
  • Provide supervision and demonstrate the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement.
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences on children’s school adjustment and classroom behavior.
  • Develop a plan for parental involvement in the program
  • Responsible for maintenance of equipment, supplies and snack inventory. Report needs to Child Care Director.
  • Be responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, décor and learning environment of the classroom.
  • Responsible for maintaining the necessary records involving attendance and sign-in and sign-out sheets. When releasing child(ren), ensure that the proper release procedures are followed and appropriate identification is shown.
  • Maintain good public relations with parent. Understand that you represent the YMCA and maintain a positive disposition, demeanor and attire. Attempt to answer parent concerns or make appropriate referrals to your supervisor.
  • Work in harmony and cooperation with the staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all the children, i.e. caution regarding unsafe practices and conditions and perform rescue/first aid when necessary. Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.
  • Responsible for attending staff meetings/events. Demonstrate and teach the character development values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspect of professional growth.

Job Qualifications

Education and/or Experience

  • R.I. Certificate in Early Childhood Education; or
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child  Development from an accredited or approved institution or higher education; and have minimum of three months supervised teaching experience; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited or approved institution of higher education and have met the course work and experience requirements defined in the Rhode Island Early Childhood certification standards.

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability requires. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Requires considerable attention and alertness with frequent periods of concentration. Usually the work is complex.
  • Frequent to constant external contacts on matters requiring above average tact. Human relations skills are very important.

Certifications / Training:  Within first two months of employment:

  • CPR/ First Aid Certification
  • Listen First
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Obtain a chauffeur’s license or MA 7D certificate
  • Meet RI DCYF or MA OCCS requirements

Participating in ongoing education in early childhood development

Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of training per year, i.e. attendance at Early Childhood Conference, Child Care Symposium and Y’s Way to Child Care program offerings.

Hazard Communications Training

Other Information

Other Information: Any questions, please contact HR at humanresources@gpymca.org

How to Apply

Apply online via link: http://www.jobs.net/jobs/gpymca/en-us/job/United-States/Lead-Teacher/J3L12Z6G807L2W8QXNQ/?idpartenaire=20010

Or visit our website to view this job and other opportunities: www.gpymca.org (career tab on top)

Connecting for Children and Families: Director

Program Address

46 Hope Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Job Description

Director of Child Care
Connecting for Children & Families - Woonsocket, RI

Connecting for Children and Families is seeking an experienced, professional Director/Education Coordinator for our Hope Street Early Learning Center and school-age childcare program. This position will provide oversight of the education and family-centered experiences offered at our Center located in
Woonsocket, RI. Approximately 125 children attend daily. As the director you will uphold our mission, vision and values. You will ensure the Center provides exceptional customer service by creating a welcoming environment and participating in friendly interactions with parents.

Director’s Responsibilities include:

  • Develop strong relationships with families
  • Ensure the center is compliant with all federal and state regulations
  • Conduct ongoing marketing strategies to meet enrollment goals, including tours of center, meeting with local businesses, open houses and special events
  • Anticipate employment needs and staffing structure
  • Coach, develop and motivate the educational and childcare staff
  • Maintain high capacity utilization, manage all resources effectively and within budget
  • Maintain accurate attendance figures, bill third party vendors, and collect tuition from families on a weekly basis
  • Provide a positive, upbeat attitude and atmosphere
  • Be highly effective in organizational, time management, and multitasking skills
  • Promote the positive image of CCF and the Center and play a major role in making the Center a provider of choice in educational programs for the communities we serve
  • Proficiency in designing, implementing and overseeing curriculum
  • Critical thinking skills, creativity and innovation a must
  • Must be flexible and available to work varied hours to meet the needs of the program

Job Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • BA, BS Degree, or Master’s in Early Childhood Education or Education
  • Completed RIELS level 2 training, RIELS level 3 preferred
  • Have a current RI Teaching Certification in Early Childhood Education
  • Prior Managerial and Supervisory Experience in a Preschool Setting
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Three years experience working in a licensed child care

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Licensed Child Care: 3 years

Required licenses or certifications:

  • RI Teaching Certification in Early Childhood Education
  • RIELS level 2 training, RIELS level 3 preferred

Other Information

  • Full time position; competitive salary and benefit package.
  • To apply, please email cover letter and resume.
  • CCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to: Katherine Tobin ktobin@ccfcenter.org
 

Way to Grow Early Learning Center-: Toddler / Early Preschool Lead Teacher

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

Our Center operates under NAEYC criteria is & seeking a candidate who is very enthusiastic about working with children ages 18 mos. - 3 years. Candidate must be warm, friendly, energetic, reliable, flexible in both work environment and scheduling. Position requires curriculum planning with RIELDS, classroom management & potty training. If you are that special individual searching for a little school that you can be comfortable in, join our family of early educators!


We offer:

  • Year round position, part time or full time.
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • Paid Bonus days
  • Dental Benefits
  • Continued Training and Professional Development provided
  • 50% toward CPR/1st Aide certification
  • Sorry, no medical benefits available at this time

Job Qualifications

Only professionally experienced individuals apply. THANK YOU
Requirements:

  • Minimum of a CDA with 9 college credits or no CDA with 12 credits in EC or an Associates Degree in EC
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience working with children ages 2 & 3yrs. in a professional setting
  • Willing and able to work with potty training children

How to Apply

Please send your inquiry & resume to: bevjes413@gmail.com
I will be happy to contact you for a possible interview.

Trailside Day Care: Teacher Aide

Program Address

120 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

Teacher Aide postiion
8:00-4:30 M-F

 

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be willing to complete trainings relevant to the posiiton

How to Apply

Please send resume to trailsidedaycare@veizon.net

TOTS' TOWN, INC., Child Care Center: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

29 George Waterman Rd.
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Child Care Center looking to hire an experienced candidate who has worked with children ages 18 months to 3 yrs. Position will include maintaining a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment. Must also keep the classroom class and organized. Candidate is responsible for greeting parents and students upon arrival. Candidate is responsible for engaging in appropriate play with class of 3-6 children. Position is 30 hours. Must be energetic and a team player.
 

Job Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years experience in a child care setting.

How to Apply

Send resume to: totstown14@gmail.com

Way to Grow Early Learning Center: Teacher / Child Care Assistant

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

Teacher / Child Care Assistant wanted for cozy Preschool located in North Providence. Enthusiastic individual to work directly with children, possibly create, implement & oversee fun, creative Hands-On activities using RIEDLS standards are part of the duties of this wonderful position. RIC & CCRI Early or Elem Ed Students are encouraged to apply. Part & full time hours available. Great team-oriented staff.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Holidays paid for full time position
  • Vacation Days paid for full time position
  • Position is year round, Some flexibility for summer days off
  • Continued Training and Professional Development provided
  • 50% paid toward CPR/1st Aide certification
  • Sorry, no medical benefits available at this time
  • 6 Paid bonus days available per year
  • Dental Benefits available

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in a professional EC setting is preferred but not a must.
  • Coursework in EC education is a plus !
  • Level I Foundation RIELDS Class completion or willingness to complete.
  • Excellent communication skills & flexibility is a must.
  • Be able to lift 40 lbs.

How to Apply

Currently Interviewing. Please email resume with cover letter to info@waytogrow.com

 

Way to Grow Early Learning Center: Ed Coordinator / Lead PK Teacher

Program Address

1 Falco St. North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

Head Teacher/Lead PK Teacher wanted for cozy Preschool located in North Providence. Enthusiastic individual to work directly with children, implement & oversee a creative Hands-On Curriculum using RIEDLS standards. Administrative duties & Mentoring RIC Early Ed Students are part
of the duties of this wonderful position. 30 to 40 hours per week. Great team-oriented staff. Position starts before Fall 2016.

Job Qualifications

  • RI Certification in ECE (or close to receiving certification)
  • Level III RIELDS (or willing to take this free training)
  • Excellent communication & Team building skills a must
  • 2 years minimum experience as Head Teacher preferred but willing to train.
  • Flexibility
  • Be able to lift 40 lbs.

Other Information

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Position is year round, Some flexibility for summer days off.
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • Continued Training and Professional Development provided
  • 50% paid toward CPR/1st Aide certification
  • Sorry, no medical benefits available at this time
  • 6 Paid bonus days available per year
  • Dental Benefits

How to Apply

Please email resume with cover letter to Bev Jesuino at info@waytogrow.com.
 

North Kingstown Daycare & Preschool: Assistant Preschool Teacher

Program Address

690 Boston Neck Rd
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Job Description

Well established, and growing, childcare center is looking to hire an experienced candidate who is enthusiastic about working with children ages 3,4,and 5 as our Assistant Preschool Teacher. Position will include facilitating and engaging in appropriate play, aiding in the preparation and implementation of curriculum, and daily communication with parents and fellow staff. Candidate will help in maintaining a safe, healthy, structured, educational and nurturing environment and will be a part of keeping the classroom clean and organized. Candidate will be required to complete at least 20 hours of professional development each year. Must be friendly, energetic, easy going, and reliable.

This is a part time position averaging 20 hours a week, with the potential for more hours based on enrollment and staffing. This is a year round position. Hours will generally be 2-6 but must be flexible and available for change of schedule when needed.

Please email a copy of your resume along with your cover letter within the body of your email, attachments may not be opened. We look forward to meeting with you! 

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in classroom assistantship and understanding of curriculum planning
  • Experience teaching within a preschool classroom
  • Have or be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of Bright Starts, RIELDS and/or the ECERS/ITERS a plus
  • AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field, a plus.

How to Apply

Please email a copy of your resume along with your cover letter within the body of your email, attachments may not be opened, to preschoolnkdcp@gmail.com
We look forward to meeting with you!

West End Community Center: Early Childhood Education Coordinator/Administrator

Program Address

109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

  • Planning, organizing, and implementing the curriculum
  • Supporting mental health, nutrition, parent involvement, and social services
  • Supervising lesson plans to meet policies and procedures, and attendance
  • Discussing students' progress with parents and providing assessments and reports
  • Administering and monitoring operations to insture compliance with funding sources
  • Completing administrative documentation as it pertains to licensing and grants
  • Recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising Early Learning employees
  • Coordinating with other Program Administrators in ways to best serve our families
  • Coordinating, scheduling and chairing regualr employee meetings and in-service trainings
  • Representing WECC at state and local association meetings, including after hours meetings

Job Qualifications

OPTION ONE: having a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for prekindergarten to second grade. Has 2+ years teaching experience. Has completed RIELDS Foundations and Implementing a Standards Based Program or has an IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 1 year. Mentoring, Supervision, Leadership-3 credit course or 40 hours of PD over 2 years in mentoring, supervising and leadership or IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 2 years and the Education Coordinator has an IPDP that includes at least 20 hours of PD related to the Workforce Knowledge and Competencies appropriate to the education coordinator role.

Option Two: having a bachelor's or master's degree in a related field such as child development, elementary education or special education and 24 credits in early childhood education from an accredited or approved institution of higher learning. Has 2+ years teaching experience. Has completed RIELDS Foundation and Implementing a Standards Based Program or has an IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 1 year. Mentoring, Supervision, Leadership-3 credit course or 40 hours of PD over 2 years and the Education Coordinator has an IPDP that includes at least 20 hours of PD related to the Workforce Knowledge and Competencies appropriate to the education coordinator role. 

Option 3: having a current RI Department of Education teacher certificate for early childhood special education which includes early childhood certification.  Has 2+ years teaching experience.  Has completed RIELDS Foundations and Implementing a Standards Based Program or has an IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 1 year.  Mentoring, Supervision, Leadership-3 credit course or 40 hours of PD over 2 years in mentoring, supervising, and leadership or IPDP goal to meet this requirement withing 2 years and the Education Coordinator has an IPDP that includes at least 20 hours of PD related to the Workforce Knowledge and Competencies appropriate to the educaion coordinator role.

How to Apply

Email resume to pmello@wecc.net

Mail to: Personnel Committee
West End Community Center
109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

 

West End Community Center: Youth Engagement Specialist/Van Driver

Program Address

109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

  • Front-line youth workers of the West End Community Center Youth Program
  • Ability to lead high-quality programming
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth
  • Ensure that youth are engaged in positive activities
  • Plan and lead activities to increase social and academic experiences for youth
  • Provide youth with homework and academic support as needed
  • Set up and distribute breakfast, snack, lunch and Kid's Cafe
  • Manage daily attendance sheets/pocket charts and data reports
  • Set up and break down of activities/stations
  • Direct flow of youth rotation
  • Assist with all aspects of program set-up and clean-up and ensure all program materials and supplies are securely stored when not in use
  • Assist with transportation of youth to and from school and/or activities
  • Assist with program recruitment and special events
  • Perform other duties as assigned to accomplish the responsibilities and expectations of the position
  • Work collaboratively with other team members

Job Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Experience working with school-age youth
  • Ability to work well as part of a diverse team of people
  • Experience with persons from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Valid chauffeur's driver's license and clean driving record (must be accepted by agency insurance company)

How to Apply

Email resume to pem@wecc.net
or Mail to:
Personnel Committee
West End Community Center
109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

 

CANE Child Development Center: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

281 Post Rd

Job Description

Organize, plan and implement curriculum, provide a wide variety of learning experiences and opportunities that are developmentally appropriate. 

Job Qualifications

  • 2 years experience working with Toddlers in a childcare setting
  • Associates/Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education




 

How to Apply

email resume to canecdc@outlook.com

CANE Child Development Center: Lead Infant/Toddler teacher

Program Address

281 Post Rd

Job Description

Organize,plan and implement curriculum.The teacher will provide a warm relationship based classroom which provides a wide variety of learning experiences and opportunities that are developmentally appropriate for children. 
M-F Full time 8:00-5:30/8:30-5:30


 

Job Qualifications

Associates/Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Other Information

Any questions please email to canecdc@outlook.com. Do not call.

 

How to Apply

Email resume to canecdc@outlook.com