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

Amazing Kids Academy: Infant/Toddler Teachers

Program Address

2 Morgan Mill Road
Johnston, RI

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Lead teacher for our infant program and a toddler teacher. Both of these positions are full time.

If you have a passion for working in the early childhood field and being a vital importance of the developmental needs of children you are someone we would like to meet.

Our team is always welcoming and offer guidance and support so together we can do what is best for our community of children.

Job Qualifications

Experience in the field is required, an associates degree in Early Childhood preferred but are willing to accept credits in early childhood.

Students in the field are encouraged to apply and for the infant program we will take in consideration a CNA with experience with babies.

How to Apply

Email: amazingkidsacademy@yahoo.com

Brown/Fox Point ECEC: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

150 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center seeks an outstanding preschool teacher to join its dynamic educational team.

Brown/Fox Point is an NAEYC-accredited, BrightStars five-star rated preschool program committed to research-based instructional practices, an anti-bias emergent curriculum, and strong relationships with our families.

The Teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of a classroom team with two Lead Teachers.

All our staff provide a warm, nurturing, respectful, safe and caring environment where children’s self-concept and independence are enhanced, supporting children’s needs and the maintenance of the environment in a responsive manner.

They work with individual children, small and large groups; provide supervision both indoors and outdoors; together with all the staff they work to ensure a high quality program.

Full-time teachers receive competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including health & dental insurance, vacation and sick time, reimbursement for professional development, and more.

Brown/Fox Point is a caring, diverse environment that respects all members of our community.

A Bachelor's degree in ECE or a related field required and a minimum of two years of preschool experience is preferred.

Applicants interested in being part of a caring classroom community built around respectful interactions with children, parents, and colleagues are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only complete, informed applications will be reviewed! Applicants must submit:

  • A resume
  • The names
  • Titles
  • Phone numbers of three references
  • A well-written cover letter that explains why you would be an outstanding addition to Brown/Fox Point. Please review our website for more information on our program - www.brownfoxpoint.org


Applications are welcome immediately and will be considered carefully as they are received.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center provides services in an environment that promotes the most stringent health and sanitation practices to minimize the risks associated with the COVID-19 virus.

 

Job Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree in ECE or a related field required and a minimum of two years of preschool experience is preferred.

How to Apply

Applications are welcome immediately and will be considered carefully as they are received.

No phone calls please!

Applications can be emailed or mailed to 150 Hope Street Providence RI 02906, or faxed to 401-200-8060.
 

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Early Head Start (EBCAP0534)

Program Address

8 John Chafee Blvd,
Newport RI

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 a 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 $500 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, 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.

Discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more.

Job Qualifications

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.

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 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.

Other Information

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.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/5e2c4baa-1093-5e76-ba60-c8dfe1923b02/apply?source=959927-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0544)

Program Address

John Chafee Bvld,
Newport RI

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 a 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 $500 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, 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.

Discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more.

Job Qualifications

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.

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 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.

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/06f31092-e504-68f1-5f09-7442fa706c40/apply?source=978682-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher Head Start (EBCAP0769)

Program Address

70 Turner Avenue,
Riverside RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time (30 hours) Lead Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in our Head Start program.

At 70 Turner Avenue in Riverside, 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 $500 for external applicants.

The Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to 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 a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

He/She will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children and promote social competence and ensure parental involvement.

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, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more.

Job Qualifications

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

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

1) RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE); or

2) Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting; or

3) 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 degree 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.

Other Information

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.

 

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/391068e6-ff52-db47-87f4-1f91eeb9cd0f/apply?source=1457076-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Associate Teacher/Head Start (EBCAP0771)

Program Address

8 John Chafee Blvd,
Newport RI

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 8 John Chafee Boulevard in Newport, 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 $500 for external applicants.

Head Start Associate Teacher assists the Lead Teacher in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for children.

The Associate Teacher role is to promote the health, nutrition and education of the children, attend to their safety and welfare, and 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.

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:


1) 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 a ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire OR;

2)Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teacher experience in ECE setting OR;

3) Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.




 

Job Qualifications

The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degree for early childhood education teachers as:

  • Human Development
  •  Psychology
  •  Sociology
  •  Social Work
  •  Education.
  • Pediatric Nursing
  •  Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science
  •  Physical Education & Recreation
  •  Child & Family Studies

Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will be required to provide detailed college transcripts to validate appropriate 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.

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, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England.

 YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much 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.

 

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/15a1358e-4a7a-cefb-b2cb-ad56327b0e77/apply?source=1464024-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Kitchen Aide, Head Start (EBCAP0772)

Program Address

8 John Chafee Blvd,
Newport RI

Job Description

Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Kitchen Aide for our Head Start Program at 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard,Newport, RI.

Head Start is an Early Childhood Education program for children ages birth to 5.

The successful candidate delivers meals and snacks to the classrooms,maintains a clean and safe kitchen, and communicates with the caterer as needed.

Under direction of the Nutrition Manager, the Kitchen Aide must follow all food handling procedures as well as food allergy protocols.

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, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much 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

A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required, and a Food ServeCertificate is preferred, but not required.

The hours are 7:00 AM to 2:30 PM, Monday through Friday.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/43ddb281-513b-07d2-4bc9-83036fcfe235/apply?source=1464032-CS-30162

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

Program Address

Pell Elementary,
Newport RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking part time (16.25 hours per week).

Teacher Assistants for our Newport Family & Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) Program at the Pell Elementary School in Newport, RI.

NFCOZ provides services and referrals to Newport children and their families in school and community settings, in partnership with Newport Public Schools, parents, and the community.

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

We are currently conducting our interviews remotely.

Our new hires are attending orientation and program specific orientations remotely.

Many of our employees can and will continue to work remotely during this crisis.

The Teacher Assistants work in collaboration with the Kids Connect Clinician and Champion Childcare team.

To provide support and individualized interventions to children with social, emotional and behavioral difficulties to ensure that they have the opportunity for a high quality.

Nurturing and safe learning experience and to optimize their opportunity for success.

The ideal candidates will assist in the supervision of students, utilize positive approach consistent with Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports model, and maintain the philosophy and mission of the program.

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

1)Formal Training related to child or youth development. OR

2) 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 Associates degree and/or Teacher Assistant Certification are preferred. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish are strongly encouraged to apply.

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.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/33c10c9b-60dc-bbb5-c344-fc98eddd432d/apply?source=1166735-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher, Early Head Start (EBCAP0554)

Program Address

6 John Chafee Blvd
Newport RI

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 8 John H. Chafee Blvd. in Newport, 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 $500 for external applicants.

The Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Associate Teacher.

 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 Early 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 a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

He/She will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children and 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.

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

1) RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE); or

2) Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting; or

3) Bachelor or Associates in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler classroom.

Job Qualifications

The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degree 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.


 

Other Information

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
  • Discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much 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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/51c4d954-352a-490a-6e0f-a6d0c36fa279/apply?source=982547-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher Early Head Start (EBCAP0770)

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd,
Newport RI 02840

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 8 John H. Chafee Blvd. in Newport, 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 $500 for external applicants.

The Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to 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 a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

He/She will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children and 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.

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

1) RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE); or

2) Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting; or

3) Bachelor or Associates in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler classroom.

 

Job Qualifications


The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degree for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education.

Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & ecreation 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.

Other Information

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, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much 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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/77a92557-46bc-28a6-bb09-2d67b67fb2af/apply?source=1462513-CS-30162

Genesis Center: Early Childhood Program Support Specialist

Program Address

620 Potters Ave

Job Description

Genesis Early Learning Center, a 5-star BrightStars
program, is looking for an experienced, organized, and reliable individual
with a love of Early Childhood to join our team as a full-time Program
Assistant. The Program Assistant will work directly with the Early
Childhood Education Director and be responsible for supporting overall
program ifunctions. Candidates should have experience working in an early
childhood setting, be community- and client-focused, and possees excellent
customer service skills. Typical responsibilities are assisting with
overall operations and services on a daily basis, such asgreeting visitors,
answering phones, helping parents with enrollment applications, maintaining
paper and electronic files, performing clerical duties, and offering general
administrative support to the Early Childhood Education Director and staff,
including mentoring and classroom coverage, as needed. This is a full-time
(37.5 hours /week), year-round position with a competitive salary and
benefits package with medical, dental, retirement savings plan, paid time
off and holidays. This job requires an awareness of licensing regulations,
Rhode Island Department of Education Early Learning Standards, Genesis
Personnel Policies, and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as
defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children
(NAEYC) and Caring For Our Children to ensure that all staff are in
compliance so that all children and families have the opportunity for a high
quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. It is also required that
at least 30 hrs professional development be completed annually.

Job Qualifications

Associate’s Degree or higher in ECE or related field is
preferred, but other degrees and qualifications will be considered. The
ideal applicant is English/Spanish bi-lingual, but the ability to speak
languages other than English is not required. The Program Assistant must
possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as ability to
use technology, including all Microsoft Applications. Candidates will assist
in overseeing documentation and compliance for various programs including
Early Head Start, State Pre K, and CACFP and supervising/mentoring staff and
ECE Apprentices. Ability to see, hear and lift children up to 50lbs, as
needed, is required. Must have the ability pass all required background
checks.

Other Information

This is the ideal position for someone with experience
looking to get out of the classroom, but remain in the field of ECE. 

How to Apply

send resume and cover letter to cgreen@gencenter.org