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

The Children's Workshop : Full Time & Part Time needed

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

We encourage playtime during work hours!
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!
Now hiring a Teacher Assistant!
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!
Summary
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 Must be 18 years or older, hold a High School Diploma/ GED, and participates in an ongoing early staff development program One year of supervised experience preferred

How to Apply

 https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/1503/The-Childrens-Workshop-Inc

The Children's Workshop: Preschool Lead Teacher (Warren location) - Sign on Bonus!

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

The Lead Teacher will be responsible for overseeing the academic and social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care. The Lead Teacher will actively engage with the parents/guardians of children in their care to provide timely feedback on children’s progress and offer resources and referrals to parents/guardians as needed. The Lead Teacher is responsible for ensuring compliance with all applicable organization, state, or federal laws, regulations, and/or policies. The Lead Teacher will serve as a coach and mentor to any Associate Teachers or Teacher Assistants assigned to their classroom. The Lead Teacher will work collaboratively with all other members of The Children's Workshop teaching and administrative teams. 

Job Qualifications

Early childhood education knowledge and experience; including, RIELDS and Licensing Regulations & Policies, NAEYC Developmentally Appropriate Practice and Code of Ethical Conduct Strong interpersonal, clear communication, problem solving, and priority setting skills as well as the ability to maintain a positive and professional attitude/disposition Familiarity and ability to use technology, including computers and tablets Ability to independently plan, organize and implement age-appropriate educational activities Ability to make sound decisions on behalf of children and protect their well-being Ability to manage confidential information Serve as a role model for children in our program by demonstrating emotional stability, appropriate language, and healthy daily behavior: hostility, aggression and unnecessary or inappropriate physical actions as well as inappropriate emotional expressions are not acceptable.

How to Apply

 https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/1503/The-Childrens-Workshop-Inc

The Children's Workshop: Preschool Teacher Assistant - Full Time

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

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

Associate's degree preferred College coursework in early childhood education or a related field or willingness to obtain college coursework in early education Must be 18 years or older, hold a High School Diploma/ GED, and participates in an ongoing early staff development program One year of supervised experience preferred. 

How to Apply

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/1503/The-Childrens-Workshop-Inc 

The Children's Workshop: Part time Teacher Assistant/Driver

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

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

Associate's degree preferred College coursework in early childhood education or a related field or willingness to obtain college coursework in early education Must be willing to obtain a chauffeur's license - RI requires you to be 21 One year of supervised experience preferred

How to Apply

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/List/1503/The-Childrens-Workshop-Inc 

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center : Teacher Assistant - Floater

Program Address

150 HOPE STREET

Job Description

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center seeks outstanding assistant preschool teachers to join its dynamic educational team.
Brown/Fox Point is an NAEYC-accredited, BrightStars five-star preschool program committed to research-based instructional practices, an anti-bias emergent curriculum, and strong relationships to our families. 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 and small groups; they assist with supervision both indoors and outdoors; together with all the staff they work to ensure a high quality program.
Full-time assistant teachers receive competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including health 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.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education, Skills, and Experience:• HS diploma or GED plus some ECE or applicable coursework. • Prior experience as an Assistant Teacher, home provider, nanny, or equivalent. • Strong oral communication skills.
Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience: • Prior ECE center experience. • B/FP experience and knowledge of B/FP philosophy and practice. • Child Development Associate or Child Development Certificate. • Familiarity with communities served by B/FP.

How to Apply

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, and 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.)
Applications are welcome immediately and will be considered carefully as they are received. No phone calls please! Applications can be dropped off, emailed, mailed to 150 Hope Street Providence RI 02906, or faxed to 401-200-8060.
 

Bambini Academy Inc: 18mo-24 month Teacher

Program Address

711 Atwood Avenue Cranston RI

Job Description

We are looking for a caring, dedicated teacher to work in our yearling classroom. (18-24 months) We are searching for a teacher who can provide a nurturing and inviting classroom to these "younger toddlers' and provide an age appropriate curriculum that is aligned with the RIELDS and Developmental goals such as self feeding, using utensils, and age appropriate milestones. A background in early childhood education and/or experience working with young children is preferred. 20 hours of professional development will be required each year. This is a full-time position. The hours are 8:30 a.m. -5:30 p.m. with one hour break. One week paid vacation/5 personal days. No benefits offered at this time. This classroom is a one year contract.

Job Qualifications

2+ to 5 years of experience Caring for 4+ children at a time Some college First Aid Training, CPR Training, Certified Teacher, Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development Associate (CDA), Early Child Development Coursework

 

Other Information

Experience working with children a must. Children attendance fluctuates often so must be flexible.
Additional Information: Compensation: $11.00 to $14.00 per hour Industry: Child Care Availability: Full-time

 

How to Apply

email resume of interest to Vanessa.parente@Yahoo.com 

Bambini Academy Inc: Preschool 3/4 teacher

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue Cranston

Job Description

Preschool 3 &4/Head Teacher. Details are listed below.
Position is Monday-Friday 6:30-4:30 or 8:30-4:30 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. More details along with compensation info will be given upon an interview.

Job Qualifications

1+ to 2 years of experience Age Groups: Preschool College degree First Aid Training, CPR Training, Certified Teacher, Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development Associate (CDA), Early Child Development Coursework

Other Information

At Bambini Academy, we strive to provide the Highest Quality Childcare and Educational Service that promotes and enhances each child's development. We care for children Infancy through Pre-k and are open Monday-Friday 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Curriculum is aligned with the Early learning standards in
preparation for Kindergarten in the surrounding districts. Curriculum is structured in the morning hours and a learn through play/exploration curriculum is conducted through the afternoon hours.

How to Apply

email resume to Vanessa.parente@Yahoo.com 

Early Foundation Academy: Substitute Teachers

Program Address

181 Princess Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

Job Description

Our Program is looking for a few substitutes who can cover in the event of the absence of staff. Substitutes will adhere to the curriculum and lesson plans assigned by the regular teacher. Follow procedures and achieve lesson goals. Maintain a safe and caring environment, meet the needs of the children in care and communicate well with families.

Job Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent. Experience in preschool setting preferred but not required

Other Information

Pay depends on experience and education.

How to Apply

Please forward your resume to earlyfoundation1@aol.com or call us at (401) 943 0777.
 

SEIU Education and Support Fund: Training Coordinator

Program Address

Providence, RI

Job Description

The Training Coordinator is a full-time position that is primarily responsible for coordinating an annual calendar of training activities for family child care providers, developing partnerships to offer high quality training, and facilitating trainings directly with providers.

Responsibilities include:

Coordinate and facilitate trainings for family child care providers, in both English and Spanish, designed to empower providers and improve child care quality

Collaborate with ESF colleagues and community partners, including SEIU 1199NE, to implement a staffed family child care provider network in RI

Coach and support family child care providers to be peer mentors as part of the staffed family child care provider network in RI

Recruit, train, and support high quality training facilitators to conduct specialized workshops and trainings for family child care providers

Contribute to training evaluation activities, including accurate and timely data collection, data entry, and reporting

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field
  • Teaching and/or facilitating experience in diverse group settings, preferably within the early childhood education field; a dynamic and collaborative facilitation style
  • Experience developing engaging and rigorous curricula that integrates theories of popular education, adult learning styles, and peer education
  • Deep belief that family child care providers in RI, a majority of whom are immigrant women from Latin America,  possess deep wisdom and assets and should be decision-makers regarding program and policy decisions impacting their profession and livelihoods. 
  • Familiarity with family child care providers’ lived experience with the BrightStars quality rating and improvement system 
  • Excellent organization and communication skills; demonstrated initiative, flexibility, creativity, humility, and empathy; a "Sí, se puede" attitude
  • Digital fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and Dropbox 
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends required
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required

Other Information

Compensation:  $50,000 - FULL TIME position with a competitive benefits package

Background:

The SEIU Education and Support Fund (ESF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization seeking to fill a newly created Training Coordinator position to support the emerging work of ESF’s National Early Childhood Training Center for and with family child care providers in Rhode Island. This position will report to the SEIU ESF Director of the RI Child Care Training Fund or designee and be held accountable to measurable and mutually-agreed upon training fund standards and goals of the joint Child Care Training Fund Committee of the State and SEIU 1199NE. 

The SEIU 1199NE-State of RI Child Care Training and Support Fund was created through a collective bargaining agreement between SEIU 1199NE and the State of RI.  The fund is jointly administered by the State of RI and SEIU 1199NE.  

The objectives of the jointly administered training fund include:

Promote a collaborative approach to coordinate a professional development framework for the early childhood education (ECE) workforce that aligns with the Quality Rating Improvement System (BrightStars) to support continuous quality improvement in early child care programs.

Fund a diverse portfolio of evidence-informed, developmentally and culturally appropriate professional development aligned to the state’s Rhode Island Early Learning Standards (RIELDS), DCYF Child Care Licensing Regulations, and BrightStars, while meeting the unique needs of the family child care field.

Affirmative Action Policy:

SEIU Education and Support Fund (ESF) is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer as defined under the federal statute. ESF is committed to the policies and procedures that promote equal employment opportunity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or genetic information. ESF is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, it services, programs, and activities.

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to http://apply@seiuesf.org by Friday, Sep 6, 2019.

SEIU Education & Support Fund: Program & Technology Specialist

Program Address

319 Broadway
Providence, RI 02909

Job Description

The SEIU Education and Support Fund (ESF) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization seeking to fill a newly created Program & Technology Specialist position to support the emerging work of ESF’s National Early Childhood Training Center for and with family child care providers in Rhode Island.

This position will report to the SEIU ESF Director of the RI Child Care Training Fund or designee and be held accountable to measurable and mutually-agreed upon training fund standards and goals of the joint Child Care Training Fund Committee of the State and SEIU 1199NE. 

The SEIU 1199NE-State of RI Child Care Training and Support Fund was created through a collective bargaining agreement between SEIU 1199NE and the State of RI. The fund is jointly administered by the State of RI and SEIU 1199NE.  

The objectives of the jointly administered training fund include:

Promote a collaborative approach to coordinate a professional development framework for the early childhood education (ECE) workforce that aligns with the Quality Rating Improvement System (BrightStars) to support continuous quality improvement in early child care programs.
Fund a diverse portfolio of evidence-informed, developmentally and culturally appropriate professional development aligned to the state’s Rhode Island Early Learning Standards (RIELDS), DCYF Child Care Licensing Regulations, and BrightStars, while meeting the unique needs of the family child care field.

Responsibilities:

Partner with Carina Care, a contracted vendor, on the design and implementation of a real-time, online application that will connect family child care providers with qualified, DCYF-authorized assistants Collaborate with ESF staff and community partners (including but not limited to SEIU 1199NE, DCYF, and DHS) to recruit, screen, and select participants for family child care assistant substitute pool training Design and lead trainings, in both English and Spanish, for family child care providers on effective use of the substitute pool placement application and the CCAP Provider Portal Manage and support participants during substitute pool training, including overseeing participant placement and providing referrals for support services Track and report on participant outcomes to DLT, including application utilization and repeated usage of substitutes .

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule

Job Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a field related to workforce development, early childhood education, and/or technology, or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience developing and delivering technical trainings (inc. basic computer skills and digital literacy) in diverse group settings and 1:1 with adults; a dynamic and collaborative facilitation style.
  • Experience managing complex projects that include multiple stakeholders and present opportunities for scaling up and application to other industries.
  • Deep belief that family child care providers in RI, a majority of whom are immigrant women from Latin America, possess deep wisdom and assets and should be decision-makers regarding program and policy decisions impacting their profession and livelihoods.
  • Commitment to increasing the professionalization of family child care providers through innovative workforce development strategies.
  • Excellent organization and communication skills; demonstrated initiative, flexibility, creativity, humility, and empathy; a "Sí, se puede" attitude.
  • Digital fluency with Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and Dropbox.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends required.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English required.
  • Competitive benefits package.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • High School Diploma Required
  • Professional

Other Information

Affirmative Action Policy:

SEIU Education and Support Fund (ESF) is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer as defined under the federal statute. ESF is committed to the policies and procedures that promote equal employment opportunity. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status or genetic information.

ESF is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, it services, programs, and activities.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Dulari Tahbildar, Director of RI Child Care Training Fund, at dulari.tahbildar@seiuesf.org.

Glocester Childcare Center: Teacher Assistant for Early Education

Program Address

965 Putnam Pike,
Chepachet, RI 02814

Job Description

In search of a teachers assistant for a new program at Glocester Childcare Center. Responsibilities include; interacting with children and parents in a friendly and compassionate manner, lifting and diapering children, cleaning and taking direction from all teachers.

Looking for someone reliable, hardworking, flexible and willing to take initiative.

Job Qualifications

Must have High School diploma or GED, experience preferred.


Commit to a minimum of 35 hours a week. Must undergo fingerprinting and criminal background check.

How to Apply

Please email Missy.GCCC@gmail.com

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

421 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Responsible for assisting the Head/Lead teacher in the care and learning of children within the classroom.

Reports To:

Education Coordinator

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  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,Bright Stars 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

To perform this job successfully and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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

How to Apply

https://www.ymcagreaterprovidence.org/careers
 

Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center: Pre-K Lead Teacher

Program Address

5 New Industrial way
warren, RI

Job Description

We are currently looking for a teacher to join our Pre-K program, working with children ages 4-5 years old and helping to get them ready for kindergarten.

This is full time, long term position. Applicant should be able to follow our school curriculum, which goes along with the Bristol/ Warren school district. Applicant will be responsible to write age appropriate lesson plans.

Must have a high school diploma or GED. Degree in early childhood education preferred! Must have experience in a preschool setting as a preschool teacher.

Should be able to work as a team, with teachers, children, and parents. Applicant should have great communication skills and organizational skills. We are looking for someone with a big heart and loving personality.

Pay depends on experience. We look forward to meeting you! Please contact Kim.

How to Apply

Please email Kim at brightbeginnings5@yahoo.com

Federal Hill House Association: Lead Teacher (1 Toddler lead & 1 Pre-K Lead)

Program Address

9 Courtland Street

Job Description

Hours: 35 hours per week with the addition of required attendance at after-hours meetings and events which require center representation.

Reports to: Early Learning Program Director/ Education Coordinator.

Summary:

Federal Hill House (FHH) has been “welcoming generations of people in need since 1887.” We work to strengthen family and community life through education, opportunities, and support for our neighbors in Providence.

These include home visiting and playgroups for our youngest residents; a high quality early learning center; school age childcare and teen programs; two food pantries; and an array of services for seniors. Most FHH participants and clients reside in the Federal Hill, West End and Olneyville
neighborhoods of Providence and are diverse in culture, language, and home lives.

Federal Hill House’s Early Learning Center serves 48 children ages 18 months through five years in three classrooms.

We are rated at three stars in the BrightStars rating system and actively seeking our fourth and fifth stars through continuous and lasting quality improvement.

Each classroom has a lead teacher who is a critical member of the ELC leadership team and responsible for the overall quality and functioning in their classroom.

Job Description Overview:

The Early Learning Center Lead Teacher is responsible for the academic and social-emotional growth and development of all of the children in their care.

They are responsible for the day-to-day management of their classroom including providing a clean and safe environment for the children; forming positive relationships with and communicating openly with families; and supervising teacher assistants and senior volunteers.

They are responsible for maintaining compliance with Federal Hill House's policies and procedures, as well as state and local governing contracting agencies (i.e. RI DCYF, DHS, and CACFP). In addition, they are expected to work collegially with other staff members of Federal Hill House, across programs.

Job Type: Full-time.

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour
 

Job Qualifications

Work & Education:

Must be at least 21 years of age Associates or higher in Early Childhood Education Two years of teaching experience (One year as a lead teacher) with children in a childcare center setting Bilingual (English/ Spanish) a plus Valid driver's license & clean driving record preferred (for field trips) Certification:
 
Must be CPR/ First Aid certified Must have certification in Foundations in Rhode Island Early Learning & Development Standards (RIELDS) and be willing to be certified in the following:

 

  • Implementing a Standards-Based Classroom.
  • Implementing a Standards-based Curriculum.
  • Have certification in or willing to be certified in the Infant/ Toddler.
  • Environmental Rating Scale (ITER's)/ Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECER's).


Physical:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

Have the ability to lift and carry up to 25 pounds, and in case of emergency, a 40-pound child Speak and hear well Frequently take walks; be able to run if needed Use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls Reach with hands and arms Switch between standing and sitting often
Stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, squat or crawl Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

How to Apply

Email resume to  jellis@federalhillhouse.org

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

79 Waterman Avenue,
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

FULL-TIME (35 - 40 HOURS PER WEEK) FULL YEAR

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY: Ensure a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Be knowledgeable about developmentally appropriate practices and assist with the planning of developmentally appropriate activities related to children’s interest; preparation and implementation of daily snack, rest time set-up and care, tracking
attendance, maintain parent communication, keep a well-organized classroom, complete the End of the Day Responsibilities Checklist and work collaboratively with the Extended Day Supervisor.

Job Qualifications

Associates Degree Early Childhood Education (preferred) or Preschool CDA. Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Be at least 18 years of age. Become CPR/First Aid certified with the first 2 months of hire. 1-2 years of preschool experience preferred. Must be able to work in a team environment with staff and families, be creative, and have good communication and leadership skills.

Other Information

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

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Cover Letter and resume due to Tri-County Community Action Agency at apply@tricountyri.org; fax 1-855-372-4016; mail to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI 02919.

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

Program Address

386 Willett Ave.
East Providence

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 East Providence, RI.

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

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.

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, as well as 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.

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

Job Qualifications

Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED.

  • RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or;
  • 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework or;
  • Child Development Associate (CDA);
  • Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.

Other Information

Please utilize the following link to apply online:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/8aedf602-16dd-15de-a094-644815f8345d/apply?source=1097155-CS-30162

How to Apply

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

East Bay Community Action Program: Associate Teacher, Pre-K - East Providence

Program Address

70 Turner Ave
East Providence

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 Pre-K program 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 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 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.

For Full Time Employees, 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. 

Job Qualifications

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

  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.
  4.  RIELDS Foundations certificate either at the time of employment or have an individual professional development plan for achieving not to exceed 1 year from date of employment.

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 online:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/314c1f39-a3e0-b46d-60c5-12b4ea9ac13c/apply?source=1101896-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher, Head Start - Warren

Program Address

790 Main St.
Warren RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time (30hours), full year, Associate Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in our Head Start program at 790 Main Street in Warren, 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.

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.

Job Qualifications

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

  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.


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 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.

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 online:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/a8a3dc5a-fb6c-807a-4ff1-0b1e3cb8576f/apply?source=999786-CS-30162

Meeting Street Early Learning Center: Part Time Pre-K Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1000 Eddy Street

Job Description

Meeting Street's Early Learning Center stands out among childcare providers for all of the right reasons.

Ranked among the highest in the state, we are licensed by the state of Rhode Island and accredited by Bright Stars and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

We currently have nearly 90 children enrolled between the ages of six weeks and five years old, offering separate classrooms for Infants, Toddlers, "Waddlers", Preschool and Pre-K. 

Although 85% of our students do not have special needs, every classroom is inclusive and designed so that all children can participate and benefit from additional services.

We provide individualized learning, adapting each lesson plan to suit the needs of each of our learners. Our approach plants the seeds of both learning and compassion in those critical early years.

About this Role:

This is a part time position working twenty (20) hours weekly Monday - Friday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm

Our Teacher Assistants provide necessary care to our youngest learners, interacting directly with them to provide emotional and social support as well as encourage cognitive growth. They partner with our Teachers in creating a fun, educational, clean and safe environment.

Key Skills:

Knowledge of age-appropriate child development Experience performing or knowledge of early learning curriculum Parent interactions.

Job Qualifications

High School Diploma, GED or equivalent 12+ College credits in Early Childhood Education classes from an accredited university required, Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.


2+ years experience caring for children under age 5 is preferred.

How to Apply

Please apply online through our website via the following link:

https://meetingstreet.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/2dac1665-5631-c62d-71de-c5ac57480742/apply?source=1106691-CS-33339

El Bebe Daycare Center: Driver/Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1396 Broad Street,
Providence RI 02905

Job Description

Driver Expectations:


Ensures the safety and wellbeing of children being transported to and from school, field trips and scheduled route.


Complete a weekly driver's report inspection of the bus, reporting any conditions of concern to Director or delegated staff person.


Always follow and maintain road and safety regulations.


Follows procedures to guarantee no child is left alone on bus without adult supervision at any time. Including insuring all children have departed bus at the end of all bus routes.


Each driver is responsible of keeping the van clean and free of debris. Follow daily schedule and activities for school age children. Help with homework, lunch and snacks.

Teacher Assistant Expectations:


Meets expectations for delivering customer acquisition and retention, quality program, operational compliance, and demonstrates expected behaviors. Provide care and support to children.

Engages with current and prospective parents and family members and is responsive to their needs, keep parents informed of program expectations, program activities and their child progress.

Implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of young children. Ensure equipment and facility are clean, well maintained, and safe at all times Follow weekly and monthly lesson plans Provide a culturally appropriate programs and activities.


Create ongoing communication and create a positive atmosphere to meet CLASS standards Assist the lead teachers in implementing their plans Prep materials.

Job Qualifications

A Valid chauffer Driver's license or willing to acquire one within a period of time.


Certified in First Aid and CPR Experience working with school age children a must. 


RIELDS Training English or Bilingual Speaking Preference.

How to Apply

Email resume to elbebedaycarecenter@hotmail.com

Meeting Street Early Learning Center: Early Learning Center Paraprofessional

Program Address

1000 Eddy Street
Providence, RI

Job Description

Meeting Street's Early Learning Center stands out among childcare providers for all of the right reasons.

Ranked among the highest in the state, we are licensed by the state of Rhode Island and accredited by Bright Stars and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

We currently have nearly 90 children enrolled between the ages of six weeks and five years old, offering separate classrooms for Infants, Toddlers, "Waddlers", Preschool and Pre-K.

Although 85% of our students do not have special needs, every classroom is inclusive and designed so that all children can participate and benefit from additional services.

We provide individualized learning, adapting each lesson plan to suit the needs of each of our learners. Our approach plants the seeds of both learning and compassion in those critical early years.

About this Role:

This is a full-time benefit eligible position scheduled to work Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:00pm

Our Teacher Assistants provide necessary care to our youngest learners, interacting directly with them to provide emotional and social support as well as encourage cognitive growth.

They partner our Teachers in creating a fun, educational, clean and safe environment. 1:1 Teacher Assistants work individually with students with special needs who have IFSPs, promoting personalized developmental growth and providing additional care.

Key Skills:

Knowledge of age-appropriate child development Experience performing or knowledge of early learning curriculum Parent interactions.

Job Qualifications

Associate's Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education OR 12+ College credits in Early Childhood Education classes from an accredited university AND RIDE Teacher Assistant Certification or Paraprofessional Certification 2+ years experience caring for children under age 5 is preferred.

Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage, low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly.


Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more.

How to Apply

Please apply on our website via the following link:

https://meetingstreet.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/e64de78b-011f-81fe-2281-0201f1434ed0/apply?source=1105761-CS-33339

East Bay Community Action Program: Health Services Manager, Head Start

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd
Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program’s (EBCAP) Head Start Early Head Start Program is seeking a full time Manager of Health Services.

This full time/full year position is located primarily at the Newport RI site, but periodic travel to the other five (5) Head Start sites (Tiverton, Riverside (2), Warren, and Middletown) is necessary.

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

This position manages the functioning of the health component to ensure that the health and safety needs of all children (birth to five), families, and staff in the program are provided for.

Compliance is required with Federal and State Standards and Regulations, and with the overall goals, objectives, and mission of the Head Start/Early Head Start Program.

The Manager will also provide professional medical consultative services when child care services are open.

The Manager will maintain accurate and complete child health records in Child Plus in compliance with all applicable State and Federal Standards and Regulations via RI Dept of Health (KIDSNET), which are received from a variety of sources.

The Manager will monitor children’s health and take necessary steps to secure appropriate treatment, as well as arrange for appropriate screenings to be conducted at regular intervals on all children.


She/He will coordinate and develop a working Health & Nutrition Advisory Committee, which shall be made up of medical consultants, community representatives, parents, and staff.

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

Job Qualifications

The Manager must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services, or a related field. An RN license through the RI Department of Health is required to supervise LPNs.

Experience working with children ages birth to five, as well as women and families at risk, is preferred.

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!

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 online:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/788a608f-c07b-6569-b537-5425faa8d871/apply?source=1072332-CS-30162

Saint Elizabeth Manor: Infant Teacher

Program Address

1 Dawn Hill Rd
Bristol RI 02809

Job Description

Saint Elizabeth Manor Early Learning Center is looking for a part-time infant classroom teacher to join our “school” family. 

The right candidate will be fun, energetic, loving, and nurturing, have excellent communication skills and be patient.

Job Qualifications

  •  Candidate must have an associate’s degree or higher in ECE.
  •  Experience working with this age group.
  •  Knowledge of DCYF regulations, NAEYC, Teaching Strategies Gold,Brightstars and ITERS a plus.
  •  RIELDS certification or willing to obtain certification.
  •  First Aid/CPR training or willing to obtain.


Responsibilities:

  •  The creation and implementation of classroom level curriculum.
  •  Creating a nurturing environment.
  •  Establishing a trusting relationship with families, children and other staffs.
  •  Documentation of milestones and complete assessments.


 

How to Apply

https://recruiting.paylocity.com/Recruiting/Jobs/Details/136248

Amazing Kids Academy: Toddler Teacher Assistant

Program Address

2 Morgan Mill Road
Johnston RI 02919

Job Description

Toddler Teacher Assistant The fascinating curious world of toddlers is looking for that teacher that enjoys this stage of development with immerse language, experimentation into new "Hands On" experiences, the energetic movement and the inquisitiveness of the world around them.


We are looking for someone who is compatible, supportive and can work cooperatively as a team player to deliver a well-rounded educational program meeting all the requirements within the RIDE, DCYF and Bright Stars guidelines.


You must have completed RIELDS Foundation Course and can support and implement a curriculum based on those standards. You must be able to assist the lead teacher with a classroom of 12 children and provide all the developmental needs including individualizing for each child.


This position is looking for someone interested in a long-term commitment which is vital in developing a bond and trust relationships with toddlers.

Job Qualifications

Associate in Early Childhood Preferred but will consider (12 credits) or more in early childhood from an accredited institution.


2+ years’ experience in Toddler Program Must complete 20 hours of Approved Professional Development yearly.


CPR/First Aid Certified or willing to do so with first 30 days.

Other Information

Job Types: Full-time with benefits or Part-time.
 

How to Apply

If you are interested and fulfill the requirements listed above please forward a letter of intent and resume for consideration. We look forward to meeting you. amazingkidsacademy@yahoo.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 inmediately 

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 waytogrowri@gmail.com 
 

Me & My Friends Child Care and Learning Center: Education Coordinator

Program Address

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

Job Description

Must be patient, hard working, creative and want to make a difference in a child's life! Supervise the overall operation of the classrooms within the center; ensure implementation of the educational program for children in each classroom and ensure center compliance with all applicable licensing criteria. Assist in day to day center operations.

Job Qualifications

  1.  The individual holds a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for grades pre-kindergarten to second grade and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).
  2.  The individual holds a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for early childhood special education, which includes early childhood certification, and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).
  3.  The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood education, and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).
  4.  The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to early childhood education such as child development, elementary education or special education, and 24 credits in early childhood education from an accredited institution of higher education, and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).
  5.  The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to early childhood education such as child development, elementary education or special education, and 12 credits in early childhood education from an accredited or approved institution of higher education, and has one
  6. year of supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).
  7.  The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to early childhood education such as child development, elementary education or special education, and RIELDS Certification: Implementing a Standards-Based Program, and has one year of supervised teaching experiencein a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).

Other Information


 

How to Apply

Please contact Patty at meandmyfriendsri@gmail.com

Joyful Hearts Childcare: Lead Pre-K teacher

Program Address

91 Cottage Street
Pawtucket RI 02860

Job Description

We are looking for pre-K teacher to join our fun team.
 

Job Qualifications

Associates degree in early childhood and experience preferred.

How to Apply

Please email a resume or call the center at 401-725-5569. Ask for Miss Jenni or Miss Deb

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

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue
East Providence, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time/full year Teacher Assistant Float to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Head Start program at 386 Willett Avenue in East Providence, RI.

If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

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

The Teacher Assistant Float will work in partnership with the teachers, to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children.

The teaching team is responsible for promoting the 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.

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/e965ad7b-d32f-60d1-f1ab-a9295ad61f39/apply