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

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

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Boulevard
Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two full time/full year Teacher Assistant Floats to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Head Start program at 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard 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.

The Teacher Assistant Float will work in partnership with the teachers, to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for health, nutrition and education of the children and to attend to their safety and welfare.

Under direction of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant 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 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.

Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 9 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching.

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.

Job Qualifications

The Teacher Assistant Float must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, and staff.

The Teacher Assistant will assist the Lead Teacher to provide a supportive social-emotional classroom climate, assist in classroom activities and transitions to ensure that children are under appropriate supervision and guidance always.


The individual must have one of the following:

  1.  RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training, OR
  2.  HS diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one-year supervised experience in ECE classroom; OR
  3.  Child Development Associate (CDA); OR
  4.  Bachelors or Associates in ECE or a related field.

Other Information

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 for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/61bb9886-edc5-1053-3410-819cf5f7350a/apply

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Associates/Early Head Start

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail
Riverside, RI 02915

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking three full time/full year Teachers to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for infants/toddlers in our Early Head Start program at 8 John Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI.

Looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in an infant/toddler’s life, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Early Head Start at EBCAP.

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 (EHS) Teachers assist the Lead Teachers in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers.

The Teachers role is to promote the health, nutrition and education of the children, attend to their safety and welfare, and observe and record behaviors of children and identify each child’s strengths and areas to grow.

The Teacher Associates will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards.

Our Early Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

Job Qualifications

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

1. A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 9 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in 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.

Other Information

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 for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/00e928a2-357e-5df5-3f2e-3432ff540b7a/apply?source=715380-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: On Call Substitutes, Early Head Start/Head Start

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail
Riverside, RI 02915

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking positive and energetic On-Call Substitutes to work in an Early Childhood Education program for children ages birth to 5.

These positions provide coverage in Early Head Start and Head Start classrooms, kitchens, and reception desks for our locations in East Providence, Middletown, Newport, Tiverton, and/or Warren sites.

EBCAP provides support for educational goals and On-Call Substitutes have access to a Child Development Credential (CDA) advisor and other trainings at no cost to the individual.

On-Call Substitutes support teaching teams to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children.


Under direction of the Lead Teacher, the On-Call Substitute will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards.

Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.


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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/3617be33-a114-0e90-b1b5-1f8a220fd91c/apply?source=715410-CS-30162

 

RIAEYC / BrightStars: Bilingual Program and Data Assistant

Program Address

535 Centerville Rd, Suite 301
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

The Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children is recruiting a full-time Bilingual Program and Data Assistant. The Bilingual Program and Data Assistant is responsible for ongoing communication with programs to support appropriate completion of applications for a BrightStars rating and for conducting child care and school-age program quality assessments using data collection instruments and completing detailed written reports of those assessments. The Program and Data Assistant will provide telephone customer service and support to child care providers in Rhode Island, will complete data entry, and carry out review administrative functions. The Program and Data Assistant will primarily work Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00pm, but will be required to perform occasional evening and weekend duties with advance notice.

 

Responsibilities:

  •  Work with programs to submit complete and accurate application and related materials.
  •  Review and code documentation submitted by programs.
  •  Complete detailed written reports of assessment findings.
  •  Maintain and update BrightStars program databases.
  •  Conduct on-site assessments of child care programs for 2Star rating (centers, preschools, family child care, and school-age programs).
  •  Maintain reliability on processes. Support other staff in maintaining reliability.
  •  Enter data and assist with database maintenance.
  •  Prepare program materials, including translating materials as needed.
  •  Learn additional assessment scales (e.g. Environment Rating Scales) in relation to agency demands.
  •  Preparing and delivering presentations to diverse audiences about the agency’s work and assessments

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education, Skills, and Experience:

 

  •  Associate’s degree, business/administrative/customer service certification, or equivalent training.
  •  Bilingual and Biliterate English and Spanish.
  •  Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  •  Professional skill set for collaborating with members of a team.
  •  Ability to interact professionally and respectfully in handling complex and sensitive customer relations.
  •  Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience:
  •  Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, education or related field.
  •  Education experience in quality child care program.
  •  Knowledge of program and health and safety standards (BrightStars, DCYF, RIDE, accreditation), child care assessment tools (ERS, CLASS), and diverse cultures within the state of Rhode Island.

 

Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience:

 

  •  Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, education or related field.
  •  Education experience in quality child care program.
  •  Knowledge of program and health and safety standards (BrightStars, DCYF, RIDE, accreditation), child care assessment tools (ERS, CLASS), and diverse cultures within the state of Rhode Island.
     

Other Information

About BrightStars:


BrightStars helps families in Rhode Island access quality child care, early learning, and school-age programs. We help child care providers learn about best practices in early learning and apply them to the care children receive. We recognize program quality and give parents information to make choices about their children’s care and education.

BrightStars is managed by the Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children, an Equal Opportunity Employer.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to careers@riaeyc.org

Aim High Academy: School Age Child Care Coordinator

Program Address

3355 South County Trail, East Greenwich, RI 02818

Job Description

Work right in your own community and keep your weekends free!

Aim High is looking for responsible, enthusiastic, and dependable people, to supervise groups of school aged children, provide homework help, facilitate activities, and ensures program safety. We are looking for people who are available Mornings, Afternoons and During School Breaks, including summers.

Job Qualifications

  • 21 years of age with a clean driving record. (Candidate needs to have/get their Chauffer’s License).
  • Willing to go through a National Criminal Background Check
  • Available Year Round
  • Experience with Children 
  • Educational Background is a Plus

Other Information

Why Aim High?

 

  • Fun, Family Oriented Company
  • Competitive Salaries & Benefits
     

How to Apply

Send cover letter and resume to s.cole@aimhighacademy.com
 

Child & Family Services: Early Learning Child Care Director

Program Address

31 John Clarke Rd, Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

THE DIRECTOR POSITION DESCRIPTION

The Director will provide vision and leadership to maintain and grow Sandpiper’s Child Care/Early Learning Center, BrightStars accredited program. Child & Family Services of Newport County is looking for an experienced early childhood educator, advocate, and strategist fully knowledgeable of the work at federal, state and local levels.

Reporting to the Vice President for Community Based Programs, the Director will oversee a team of educators, Child Care Center and also work collaboratively with colleagues in other programs at the Agency.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The Director’s specific responsibilities include:

  • Represents Sandpipers with lawmakers at the state and local level, with press in press interviews, at public events, conferences and meetings, and at funder meetings;
  • Provide direction and track key legislative initiatives and policy trends at the federal, state, and local levels, ensuring that Sandpipers has a prominent voice in relevant policy discussions at all three levels and working with federal legislative staff on appropriations and authorization issues;
  • Directly supervise Sandpipers team;
  • In partnership with the Agency’s leadership and fund development staff, undertake strategies to expand funding resources for the Sandpipers portfolio, to cultivate, solicit, and steward existing funders.

 

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive Salary and Benefits
  • Gold Level Medical, Dental and Vision Plans
  • Discounted child care
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs
  • 401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match



Child & Family Services of Newport County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek applications from people with disabilities, women, men, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, veterans, and LGBTQI individuals.

Job Qualifications

IDEAL EXPERIENCE

The Child & Family seeks a Director candidate with:

 

  • A minimum of five years of relevant experience in early learning and child care working with evidence based curriculum, child development experience, and demonstrated success working RIELDS, policy formulation, and analysis. A master’s degree in education with a concentration in early childhood education is highly desirable;
  • Deep working knowledge of key federal legislation and regulations, legislative processes, and state policies that relate to child care/early learning;
  • Superior oral and written communications skills, including the ability to explain Sandpiper’s work in compelling terms and to communicate complex ideas clearly and effectively, and experience as a spokesperson with a range of constituents, including media;
  • Successful fundraising experience strongly preferred, including developing and framing projects to appeal to a broad range of potential supporters;
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills, with careful attention to detail, and a demonstrated ability to manage multi-faceted projects and perform well independently with grace under pressure in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment;
  • A collaborative and collegial approach, and an ability and desire to work in a diverse and team-based environment, an orientation to the work that recognizes and values the contributions of all team members, and demonstrated success applying an equity lens to leadership and management;
  • A high degree of self-motivation and an entrepreneurial ability to identify and seize opportunities; and
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and engage diverse audiences and to build long-term collaborative relationships with key organizational and individual partners.

Other Information

We are searching for enthusiastic, hard-working candidates to share in our success. If you are interested in working in an entrepreneurial atmosphere where employees are encouraged to share their ideas and maximize their potential, apply today and become a member of our family! A complete job description can be made available at request, please e-mail to: pholliday@childandfamilyri.org


To apply for this position, please forward a resume, as well as a substantive cover letter outlining your interests and qualifications to include early childhood education teacher certification and RI EEC Director Licensure via e-mail to: pholliday@childandfamilyri.org and include the position title in the subject line.

How to Apply

To apply directly please click on the following link:http://https://childandfamily.applytojob.com/apply/YCUBJul0Xr/Early-Learning-Child-Care-Director

Please feel free to email Patricia Holliday, VP Human Resources & Talent Management at pholliday@childandfamilyri.org with questions or to submit

Ready to Learn Providence at CCRI: Part time teacher assistant/ substitute

Program Address

One Hilton Street, Providence RI 02905

Job Description

15 hours per week with occasional additional hours as needed. Assist with all activities in a pre-k classroom.

Job Qualifications

Preferred minimum - CDA or some college credits in early childhood education and direct experience working in a prek classroom.

How to Apply

Submit resume to lgell@rwu.edu

Children's Friend & Services: Lead teacher

Program Address

99 Berkshire Street

Job Description

Join the Children’s Friend Agency as a Teacher, where you’ll be a part of a team that delivers high quality education programs to our community of children and families.

Summary:

As a Teacher, you’ll have a classroom, a Teaching Assistant and a Child Development Supervisor who will support your programming needs.

You’ll work with the Supervisor to implement curriculum based on best practice standards while ensuring that your classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate.

You’ll coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.

This will help you be responsible for the integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community.

Our ideal candidates believe in the power of community, possess a positive, professional work presence, have great organizational skills, and are committed to education.

Job Qualifications

Associate's degree or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, or related field.


Experience working with children age’s birth to 3 years old preferred. Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.


Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance. CPR and first aid training (preferred; training will be provided to those without this requirement).


Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs and provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.


Candidates must have a can-do spirit in regards to flexibility. Incumbents must be flexible and have the ability to move from site to site as directed and needed.


Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests is required. The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.


Children’s Friend is Rhode Island’s first child-serving nonprofit agency, providing services for children and families in need for 184 years.


For more on the history of Children’s Friend https://www.cfsri.org/our-history/ Opens a New Window. We offer a committed, positive work environment along with a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, 403B, professional development, paid time off and more.

Children’s Friend is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap, disability or veteran status.

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online here:http://https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=8beb3b40-ca6b-4d43-bf80-f2dec8b14bfa&jobId=212383&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Children's Friend & Services: Teacher's Assistant

Program Address

99 Berkshire Street

Job Description

Join an organization that is committed to Rhode Island’s most vulnerable children and families as a Teacher’s Assistant in our high quality classrooms.

Summary:

Work with children in a classroom as a Teacher Assistant, where you’ll be an important part of the children’s early educational experience.

In collaboration with the Teacher, you’ll help implement a curriculum based on best practice standards to ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate.

This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility. You’ll make daily observations of health of children, report any condition needing attention.

In addition, you’ll assist with the maintenance of progress notes, assessments, and screenings on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of classroom children.

Our ideal candidate will enjoy working with children, be a team player, patient, diligent and have a positive, professional approach in their interactions with staff, families and the children.

Job Qualifications

CDA, Associate or Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field such as child study, child psychology, early childhood special education elementary education, or nursing.


Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.


Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email. Knowledge of health, safety and first aid. Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.


Must be able to meet all pre-employment hiring requirements. 

 

Qualifications for Pre-Kindergarten Teacher Assistant:


Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education OR hold an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree AND have successfully completed a Teacher Assistant Training program approved by the RI Department of Elementary and Secondary Education; hold a RI Early Learning and Development Standard certificate relevant to this position OR an individual professional development plan for achieving this requirement within 12 months from date of employment.


Ability to organize and plan activities Ability to establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.


Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email. Knowledge of health, safety and first aid. Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs.


Must be able to meet all pre-employment hiring requirements. Children’s Friend is Rhode Island’s first child-serving nonprofit agency, providing services for children and families in need for 184 years.


For more on the history of Children’s Friend  https://www.cfsri.org/our-history/Opens a new window.  We offer a committed, positive work environment along with a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, 403B, professional development, paid time off and more.


Children’s Friend is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap, disability or veteran status.
 

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online here: 


https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=8beb3b40-ca6b-4d43-bf80-f2dec8b14bfa&jobId=212489&lang=en_US&source=CC3&ccId=19000101_000001

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

752 East Rd

Job Description

If you love children and are creative, full of energy, loving, nurturing and are a patient caregiver then come join our team of highly professional childcare workers. Full and part time positions available for preschool and school age programs. Benefits for full time.

  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
  • Salary: $11.00 to $14.00 /hour

Job Qualifications

  • Must be 18 or older, Hold a high school diploma or GED
  •  Must pass a background check
  • college coursework in early childhood education, or degree in early childhood education
  •  have a minimum of a year experience
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  •  willing to train in the RI Early Learning and Development Standards

How to Apply

Send resume to info@sakonnetearlylearningcenter.com

Me & My Friends Child Care and Learning Center: Teacher's Assistant

Program Address

45 Nooseneck Hill Road ~ Unit 17
West Greenwich, RI 02817

Job Description

Teacher Assistants will be responsible for assisting lead teachers with daily duties, including creating a safe and nurturing environment, attend meetings, communicating positively with parents on a daily basis, carry out lesson plans created by lead teachers.

Job Qualifications

Previous daycare experience a plus but not required. Must be able to carry out daily duties without physical restrictions. Applicant should be patient, nurturing, be able to communicate with parents on a daily basis. Applicant must be able to pass a BCI check.

How to Apply

Please email meandmyfriendsri@gmail.com for consideration. Thank you and we look forward to hearing from you.

Sunshine Child Development Center: Yearling Lead Teacher

Program Address

11 Iafrate Way

Job Description

Our program is seeking a qualified teacher to provide a safe and nurturing environment for our Yearling classroom. This position is full-time, full-year, with benefits, paid sick/personal time, and starts with one week paid vacation after one year.

A Lead Teacher is responsible for providing a safe, engaging, and developmentally appropriate program for young children that complies with all policies and procedures including our own, DCYF, BrightStars, and NAEYC.

Must have a love for children, and the ability to build and maintain healthy relationships with children and families. Other responsibilities include writing and implementing a weekly curriculum for the classroom on teaching strategies, that is developmentally appropriate for the classroom age group.

Each Lead is given two hours weekly outside of the classroom for planning time. Ensure equipment and facilities are clean, well maintained and safe at all times.

Teachers are responsible for supervision of children at all times, by sight and sound are to maintain the correct student/ teacher ratio.

Job Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education Or 60 college credits with 24 credits in ECE
  • CPR certification
  • RIELDS training
  • Knowledgeable of NAEYC/ Brightstars ITERS standards and DCYF regulations

How to Apply

In person or by email to our Chief Operations Officer amyemaine@sunshinecdc.com or our Assistant Director dwronkowski@sunshinecdc.com

The Children's Workshop: School Age Teacher Assistant - $500 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

151 Hunt Street
Central Falls, RI

Job Description

At The Children's Workshop our programs are warm, nurturing and bring out the best in children. The hallmarks of our programs, which range from infant to before and after school care, are creativity, flexibility and of course, FUN! We live by our motto - "Where Learning is Child's Play" .

Explore our website to learn more about what makes The Children's Workshop a great place to work! In our staff we value creativity, a positive attitude, and motivation to create safe, developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for children.

If you are passionate in the field of early childhood and want to make a difference in the early years of a child's life, The Children's Workshop is the place to be! The Teacher Assistant will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will work as part of the teaching team to encourage a positive learning environment for all children within the center. While in the classroom, s/he works under the direct supervision of an associate or lead teacher to assist in carrying out curriculum, guiding children’s behavior, and ensuring safety of the children.

Job Qualifications

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skills required.

Education/Experience:


College coursework in early childhood education or a related field preferred Applicable state certification Rhode Island: Must be 18 years or older, hold a High School Diploma/ GED, and participates in an ongoing early staff development program Massachusetts: Must be at least 16 years or older and have or be working towards a high school diploma/GED; must work at all times under the direct supervision of at least a teacher qualified staff person One year of supervised experience preferred.

How to Apply

www.childrensworkshop.com/careers

The Children's Workshop: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

45 Industrial Road, Suite 100

Job Description

At The Children's Workshop our programs are warm, nurturing and bring out the best in children. The hallmarks of our programs, which range from infant to before and after school care, are creativity, flexibility and of course, FUN! We live by our motto - "Where Learning is Child's Play".

Explore our website to learn more about what makes The Children's Workshop a great place to work! In our staff we value creativity, a positive attitude, and motivation to create safe, developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for children.

If you are passionate in the field of early childhood and want to make a difference in the early years of a child's life, The Children's Workshop is the place to be! The Teacher will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will work as part of the teaching team to encourage a positive learning environment for all children within the center. S/he performs duties that are instructional in nature, and assists teachers with carrying out curriculum, guiding children’s behavior, and ensuring safety of the children.

Job Qualifications

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skills required.

Education/Experience:


Associate’s degree or higher in early childhood education or a related field required Applicable state certification Rhode Island: Must be 18 years or older, hold a High School Diploma/ GED, and participates in an ongoing early staff development program Massachusetts: Must hold a Department of Early Education and Care teacher
certification in applicable age group One year of supervised experience preferred

How to Apply

www.childrensworkshop.com/careers

John F Kennedy Child Development Center/ Navy Child and Youth Programs: CYP Assistant

Program Address

1376 Bushnell Street
Middletown RI 02842

Job Description

Responsibilities:

GSE02 - The duties of this position are developmental in nature and designed to provide experience to qualify for higher level positions leading to the full performance position.

The incumbent works under close direction of supervisor or other higher qualified higher graded employee and performs the more routine child care tasks, following step-by-step instructions.

Little or no previous training or experience required. Work is reviewed in detail, while in progress and upon completion, to ensure and assess trainee’s progress and to evaluate attainment of training objectives and readiness for future training.

Training will be of a progressively more responsible and specialized nature associated with the child care and development operations. 

These duties are performed to increase knowledge of the child care duties and responsibilities and to develop skills for advancing to the higher-level positions.

GSE03 - The incumbent works under close direction of supervisor or other qualified higher graded employee who makes assignments of specific base tasks, provides detailed initial instructions and is available for guidance and advice on all aspects of the work to be accomplished.

Supervisor provides additional specific instructions for new, difficult, or unusual assignments including suggested work methods or advice on resource material available.

Incumbent refers deviations, problems, and unfamiliar situations to supervisor.

GE04 - The incumbent works under the direction of the supervisor or other higher graded employee, who provides guidance on scope of assignments and assistance on more complex, n on-routine problems.

Work is reviewed in terms of results achieved and adherence to established standards and procedures. Routine day-to-day assignments are normally performed independently with technical assistance available from the supervisor when required.

Routine assignments are spot-checked; the more technical assignments are closely reviewed for adherence to policies, procedures, and instructions. 

Job Qualifications

Conditions of Employment:

 

  • You must be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent Unit
  • Position is ineligible for inclusion in a Bargaining Unit
  • This is a designated position and Random Drug Testing required
  • Must provide proof of U.S. Citizenship or U.S. National


Specialized experience must demonstrate the following:

  • A qualified candidate for an Entry Level (GSE02) position possesses the following:
  • Ability to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to complete all Department of Navy (DoN) training requirements within the specified time frames, including orientation, initial, Standardized Module training, and ongoing training requirements.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a member of a team.


In addition to the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above for the Entry Level position, a qualified candidate for the Intermediate Level (GSE03) position possesses:

  • Knowledge of basic child and youth development principles as they relate to children and youth’s physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development.
  • Ability to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles and practices under immediate supervision in order to provide high-quality direct care, education, and supervision for children and youth.
  • Ability to interpret a curriculum or activity plan and follow written instructions.
  • Ability to plan and organize work.


In addition to the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed above for the Entry and Intermediate Level positions, a qualified candidate for a Full Performance (GSE04) position possesses:

  • Knowledge of child and youth development
  • Skills to implement developmentally appropriate child and youth development principles, practices, and services in order to provide high quality direct care and education for children and youth
  • Skills to promote and foster effective working relationships with children, youth, and coworkers
  • Skills to work cooperatively as a member of a team
  • Ability to explain program processes and procedures, and to provide basic program information


As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.

You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer and part time experience. You must clearly identify the duties and responsibilities in each position held and the total number of hours per week.

Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., professional, philanthropic, religious, spiritual, community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment.

As part of the application process, you must complete and submit an occupational questionnaire.

Please follow all instructions carefully. Errors or omissions may affect your rating and/or appointment eligibility.


Education:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED. Must be 18 years of age.
  • Additional information.
  • We utilize E-Verify to confirm selectee’s eligibility to work in the United States.
  • Salary is dependent on experience and/or education.


For positions requiring travel more than twice per year, selectee may be required to obtain and maintain in good standing a Government-issued Travel Card for official government travel purposes.

The Department of the Navy (DON) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Applicants are assured of equal consideration regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, mental or physical disability, genetic information, reprisal, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor.

This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. Applicants with disabilities who believe they may require reasonable accommodations should email their request to nsapplications@nhr-ma.com to ensure proper consideration is given.

The decision on granting reasonable accommodation will be on a case-by-case basis.
 
This activity is a Drug-Free workplace. The use of illegal drugs by NAF employees, whether on or off duty, cannot and will not be tolerated.


Federal employees have a right to a safe and secure workplace, and Sailors, their family members, and all other customers have a right to a reliable and productive Federal workforce. NOTE: Marijuana is a Schedule I drug under the Controlled Substances Act and therefore use of marijuana is illegal under Federal law regardless of State laws.  A positive drug test result for marijuana (or any other drug tested for) will result in withdrawal of the tentative job offer and ineligibility to apply for a position within the Department of Defense for 6 months from the date of the drug test. 

 


How You Will Be Evaluated:

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above:

All resumes will be reviewed to determine if they meet the hiring eligibility and qualification requirements listed in this announcement, and will be rated based on the information provided in the resume to determine the level of knowledge, skill, and ability, related to the job requirements.


Using the qualifications of the position, a predetermined rating criterion of knowledge, skills, and abilities will be used for each resume. Best qualified applicants will be referred to the hiring manager. The selecting official may choose to conduct interviews.


 

Other Information

Apply at http://www.usajobs.gov by searching "CYP Assistant" in the area code 02842 or Attend our hiring event on Saturday October 27th 2018 at the Howard Johnson's in Middletown RI from 8am-12pm. Event details and information on what to bring to the event can be found on our facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/154998835442870/

Amazing Kids Academy: Before/After School Program Coordinator

Program Address

2 Morgan Mill Road
Johnston, RI

Job Description

Before/After School Program Coordinator Our early childhood center is looking for an experience candidate who has previously worked with school age children 5-10 years old for our Before/After School Program.

You will be asked to work as part of a team to provide a safe, learning environment, along with supporting their social and educational needs. Communication with families in a professional manner and organizational skills are imperative in this position.


The position is Monday –Friday 3:30-6:00 plus more available hours during school vacation and summer. This is a great part time job for teachers, students or someone looking for a part time job to supplement income.

We are also looking for Substitutes for all positions in our center.

Job Qualifications

Experience working with children ages 5-10 years of age.

How to Apply

Send resume to:

amazingkidsacademy@yahoo.com

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: floating teacher

Program Address

752 East Rd

Job Description

We are currently looking for part time floating teacher. This position is working with children 18 months - 12 years old. 

The candiate must be willing to float to various classrooms We would prefer the candidate to have experience working in the early childhood field, be familiar with the RIELDS, and be able to complete a minimum of 20 hours of professional development per year. Candidate must be energetic, nurturing, and love working with children. Duties include supervision of children at all times, organizational skills, understanding and applying developmentally appropriate practice.

Job Qualifications

CPR and First Aid

 

How to Apply

send resume to deborah@sakonnetearlylearningcenter.com

Name: Sakonnet Early Learning Center: toddler teacher

Program Address

752 East Rd

Job Description

We are currently looking for a full time toddler teacher.

Our toddler room has a group of 12 children whose age range from 18 months - 3 years old. We would prefer the candidate to have experience working in the early childhood field, be familiar with the RIELDS, and be able to complete a minimum of 20 hours of professional development per year.

 Candidate must be energetic, nurturing, and love working with children.

 Duties include supervision of children at all times, organizational skills, understanding and applying developmentally appropriate practice.

Job Qualifications

CPR and First Aid.


 

How to Apply

send resume to deborah@sakonnetearlylearningcenter.com

Child Care Plus Learning Center: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

963 Tiogue Ave

Job Description

Child Care Plus Learning Center is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic professional to support our early childhood team.

The early childhood Teacher's Assistant will be responsible for assisting with all aspects of the learning environment, including but not limited to, creating a safe and nurturing environment, attending meetings, communicating positively with parents on a daily basis. This position will also be responsible for assisting with the curriculum aspect of the classrooms in overseeing and coordinating developmentally appropriate curriculum and programming.

Up to 20 hours per week.

 

Job Qualifications

Previous experience.

How to Apply

Apply in person.

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:

  • Starting pay of $12-13.00 per hour depending on qualifications
  • 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:

  • Prefer a 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.

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