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.

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Current Postings

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Childcare Administrator

Program Address

421 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Work with the Education Director in the management of the child care program to:

Monitor program budget to meet fiscal objectives
Maintain the new enrollment plan of families and child transitions
Monitor compliance with federal, state, and local licensing regulations as well as YMCA program standards.
Engage a vibrant family community to include a Parent Advisory Committee, parent volunteer opportunities, quarterly newsletters, monthly communications and quarterly family eventsing department to create a social media presence and promotion plan for the program.
Work with the Association market
Recruit, train and support diverse program staff to ensure a high level of retention, satisfaction and quality that develops them for success in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Maintain an ordered arrangement, appearance, décor and learning environment for the center.
Develop and implement a plan to meet a Four Star Bright Star rating
Assist in the classroom as necessary


Work with Central Billing Administrator to:
Ensure efficient enrollment, billing for all program participants.
Maintain all necessary reports and statistical data as required for program management and licensing, the Department of Education and Nutrition program.
Maintain the necessary records involving attendance and sign-in and sign-out sheets.
Work with the Executive Director in approving and tracking participant financial assistance awards.
Work with Branch Business Manager on submitting all program payables and purchasing needs for the program.
Responsible for facility maintenance working in conjunction with the facility management company and cleaning service to ensure a clean, organized, risk free environment.
Maintain staff and child records or files in accordance with licensing regulations.
Identify and arrange for grants to enhance the program.
Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational courses, seminars, program school offerings and appropriate reading material
and maintain required IDPD.
Model relationship-building skills in all interactions; work in harmony and cooperation with other staff members at the Branch and Association level as
well as with volunteers and members to develop a team spirit and family atmosphere.
Develop and maintain strategic collaborative relationships with community organizations (e.g., state child care licensing agency, school administration, local schools and colleges) to maximize program impact and drive overall outcomes;
Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.
Keep abreast of the trends and needs in child care and plan for ways to meet those needs.
Communicate with participants and members regarding programs, services and events offered by the East Side Branch as well as those at the YMCA of
Greater Providence.
Actively participate in Branch or Association fund raising efforts and/or special events, providing leadership when necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned.


 

Job Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree or higher and minimum of 6 credits in Early Childhood Education or a related field.
RIELDS Certificate relevant to this position or ability to acquire such certificate within 6 months of hire.
One year of professional experience in administration and/or business management.
One year experience working in a licensed/approved early education program.
Within 60 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention Certification, CPR/First Aid Certification, Listen First, YMCA New Hire Orientation
See appropriate Greater Providence program quality standards or state licensing requirements as applicable.

WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative f those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business writings,procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure guides. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and members. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and
outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

YMCA OF GREATER PROVIDENCE TEAM STANDARDS:
Know our mission and be able to tell our story.
The mission of the YMCA of Greater Providence is to build healthy spirit, mind and body for all, through programs, services and relationships that are
based on our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
Honor your colleagues by being on time, present and fully engaged at all times.
Be accountable for results.
A commitment to valuing and acting as one YMCA as evidenced by referring to ourselves as employees of the YMCA of Greater Providence.
Display leadership that requires not only skill, but energy, passion, optimism and creativity.
Build open and honest communication. Face to face, or voice to voice, is the preferred method of communication with email for information sharing only.
Deliver exceptional service that is of high value. Build a positive staff team. Be friendly.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development,
healthy living and social responsibility.

Under the direction of his/her supervisor, the Child Care Administrator is responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the program to ensure: compliance with regulations, achievement of program goals and delivery of a positive environment for children, families and staff.

OUR CULTURE:

Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and
intentionality every day. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

How to Apply

To apply, please CLICK HERE or email smccormack@gpymca.org

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

421 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

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

Final Product:

Happy, satisfied members and a safe facility with an effective staff team

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

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

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervise 1-4 employees in the Child Care Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the YMCA Guidelines and
State Licensing requirements.

Job Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are
representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability requires. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.

Requires considerable attention and alertness with frequent periods of concentration. Usually the work is complex.

Frequent to constant external contacts on matters requiring above average tact. Human relations skills are very important.

Education and/or Experience

R.I. Certificate in Early Childhood Education; or

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development from an accredited or approved institution or higher education;
and have minimum of three months supervised teaching experience; or

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited or approved institution of higher education and have met the course work and experience requirements defined
in the Rhode Island Early Childhood certification standards.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to anticipate, identify and address members needs to ensure safety and enjoyment. To accurately complete all required paperwork. To professionally handle and or get help to resolve conflict. Ability to follow instructions as given and/or directed by supervisor. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,  diagram, or schedule form.

Certifications / Training:

Within first two months of employment:
CPR/ First Aid Certification
Listen First
Child Abuse Prevention
Obtain a chauffeur’s license or MA 7D certificate
Meet RI DCYF or MA OCCS requirements

Participating in ongoing education in early childhood development

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

Hazard Communications Training

It is the Employees responsibility to maintain all certifications and renew in a timely manner in accordance with Certifying Organization.

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands;
balance, stoop, kneel or crouch; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The position has exposure to Blood borne Pathogens and the incumbent will be educated and prepared to do so.

How to Apply

To apply, please CLICK HERE or email smccormack@gpymca.org

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Teacher Assistant, Floater

Program Address

421 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

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

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

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. May use judgment occasionally in selecting an operating routine from among established procedures or available alternatives.

YMCA Required Training

CPR and First Aid Certification-within 1st 30 days of employment and must keep up to date throughout employment. OSHA Training, Child Care Abuse
Identification and Prevention Training, Listen First

State Required Training and Professional Development

Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards Certificate

20 hours of approved ECE professional development each year

Concentration

Requires considerable attention and alertness at all times. Job requires staff to focus on children and families needs throughout the day.

Human Relations Skills

Excellent active listening and communication skills, frequent to constant interdepartmental or external contacts on matters requiring above average
tact. Human relations skills are very important. 


Physical Demands:

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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to
finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of
this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. The noise level in the work
environment is moderate to high. This position requires working in and out and out of doors in all climates. 

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply or email smccormack@gpymca.org

Early Foundation Academy: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

181 Princess Avenue, Cranston, RI 02920

Job Description

We are searching for a caring and reliable toddler teacher who ensures the safety and wellbeing of the children
Provides a positive climate and reflects an emotional connection with her toddlers 
Lays the foundation for developmental outcomes 
Knowledgeable with developmentally appropriate practices
Builds positive relationships with children, their families, and colleagues.

Willing to grow in this field

COVID-19 considerations:
All parents check their children in and out with the assistance of staff, only staff and students are allowed in the classrooms, masks are required for parents who enter the building foyer, daily temperature screenings are conducted.  Children are sent home if they develop a fever while in school. We have Air purifiers in classrooms. Common surfaces are sanitized regularly.  

Job Type: 

Full-time or Part-time 

Job Qualifications

Must be 18 years or older
Experienced working in an early childcare setting preferred, but not necessary.  Will train the right person. 

Other Information

Pay: $13.50 - $14.50 per hour 

Pay is based on education and experience in the early education field.

Benefits:
Paid vacation
Paid sick time 
14 Paid Holidays
Professional Development Support
Flexible hours
Daycare Discount

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to send your resume to our email: earlyfoundation1@aol.com

Meeting Street: Pre-K Teacher

Program Address

1000 Eddy Street, Providence RI 02905

Job Description

 ** Meeting Street is currently offering a $2,500.00 bonus to all new employees of full-time, benefit eligible positions! **

Due to the nature of our work, COVID-19 vaccines are required for all Meeting Street employees. We hope you understand that this decision was made in the best interest of our clients.

Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our community’s future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence.

Meeting Street does not discriminate in services or employment on the basis of ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation,
national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status.
Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. To uphold these commitments, we expect all
employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice.

About Rhode Island State Pre-K:

The Rhode Island Pre-kindergarten Program is a state-funded program located on the Meeting Street Campus in Providence RI that provides free,
high-quality pre-kindergarten classes to eligible children. The Rhode Island Department of Education is committed to ensuring that all children
begin school ready to learn, and are prepared to succeed in school, as life-long learners, and as productive citizens.

In this role, you will:

Create and implement classroom curriculum for children ages 3-5 with and without IEPs that promotes active learning through a variety of developmentally appropriate experiences, focuses on development and school-readiness, and fosters young children’s emotional and cognitive development
Implement appropriate classroom behavior management by demonstrating positive guidance, praise, giving sensory breaks and input along with redirection, and modeling conflict resolution
Facilitate interactions among children to create opportunities for social/emotional growth and opportunities to develop individual age-appropriate self-help skills
Monitory the developmental progress of each child through observation and data collection using Teaching Strategies Gold
Supervise, mentor and coach classroom Teacher Assistants
Collaborate with a team of therapists to coordinate OT, PT and Speech services, and carry-over goals from therapy sessions into the classroom
Communicate and partner with the student’s family daily regarding their child’s activities and progress verbally at drop-off and pick-up, throughout the day using the Brightwheel app, and by zoom, email and phone to enhance the parent/school partnership
Conduct annual home visits with families as required

Scheduled Hours: This is a full-time benefits eligible position working forty (40) hours weekly with time off during the Summer months

Your Skills:

You have strong knowledge of childhood development
You are talented in your ability to individualize curriculum for all children
You are patient and flexible in working with children
You are a strong collaborator in partnering with therapists and nurses to coordinating multiple services for students
You gain rapport and trust with families through strong communication
You have strong writing and documentation skills
You are a strong supervisor, mentor and classroom leader to teacher assistants and can effectively manage a classroom with multiple staff
You are organized and able to follow curriculum timelines and coordinate with a range of services

More About You:

You are passionate about Meeting Street’s mission to support and empower children and families
You model our agency’s values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence in all of your actions and communication
You believe in the power of inclusion, and that these environments allow learners of all abilities to thrive and develop to their fullest potential
You have respect and understanding for diverse racial, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds, and for people of all abilities, and you are
committed to creating and participating in an inclusive and anti-racist work environment
 

CLICK HERE to learn more about us.

Job Qualifications

What you need:

Bachelors in Early Childhood Education, Development, or another related field
Current RIDE certification in early childhood education (PK-2)
COVID-19 Vaccination Required and valid proof of vaccination

Meeting Street is committed to ideals of justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, learning and creating an anti-racist work culture.

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

CLICK HERE to apply.

Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN): Early Intervention Parent Consultant

Program Address

300 Jefferson Boulevard Suite 300, Warwick RI 02888

Job Description

About RIPIN:

RIPIN deploys a peer model to support people with special healthcare and education needs across the whole lifespan. Founded in 1991 by a group of
parents of children with special needs, RIPIN continues to be peer-led: a majority of our board and more than three-fourths of our staff are parents
or caretakers of loved ones with special needs. RIPIN’s peer professionals now help more than 45,000 Rhode Islanders every year navigate
healthcare, schools, and other support systems.


Job Summary:

The RIPIN Early Intervention Parent Consultant provides the Early Intervention (EI) system with an authentic parent voice and to support,
educate, and inform families whose children are enrolled in the EI program. The EI Parent Consultant helps families with EI-enrolled children navigate
EI support, health insurance, transition into special education, and other supports. The EI parent consultant also supports their host EI program site
with other activities designed to engage or support families.

This position will work remotely, changing to in-person once safety protocols allow.


Essential Functions:

To help the EI program by using the skills gained as a parent or primary caregiver of a child who has been in
To act as a resource to families and EI providers
To help families by providing support, education, accessing community resources and facilitating workshops and support groups
To empower families with information and support as they transition out of EI
To help families get more involved with the EI program and understand their important role
To represent the families in EI and their voice/perspective at various meetings
Attend RIPIN, program, and other meetings as assigned
Complete and submit all required paperwork accurately and in a timely manner, including maintain records in a secure online case management database
Promote RIPIN programs in Rhode Island
Other duties as assigned

 

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

High school diploma/GED required
Parent or family member of a child recently involved with an Early Intervention Program
Strong communication skills to speak to groups, including staff, providers and parents
Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others
Knowledge of Early Intervention Services and the Transition Process
Ability to work across cultures in community and professional settings
Ability to work with a diverse group of parents and professionals
Ability to cooperatively work on a team
Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of RIPIN and the community
Bilingual skills desired

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use
hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is
regularly required to climb stairs, reach, stretch, stand and bend. The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 25 pounds. Parent Consultants
are required to conduct home and community visits and travel between multiple provider sites.


Working Conditions/ Work Environment:

May need to work in a variety of uncontrolled venues/environments
Night/weekend hours required to meet the needs of the program
Travel to any and all cities and towns in Rhode Island as assigned
Provide own reliable transportation with proof of RI minimum requirements of auto insurance
Will be required to follow site’s COVID testing and vaccination requirements
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


RIPIN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.


Please note: As of January 10, 2022, all persons employed by RIPIN are required to have completed a full vaccination series against the COVID-19
virus or submit to weekly COVID-19 PCR testing.

 

Other Information

RIPIN is committed to the safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of RIPINs virtual recruiting process, candidates can expect to take part in telephone and video interviews.
 

How to Apply

Visit www.ripin.org/careers to apply or CLICK HERE.

Please include letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to complete your application.

If you should have questions about RIPIN or our employment process, please contact us at careers@ripin.org.

Sandpipers Early Learning Center: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

31 John Clarke Road
Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

To promote the optimal development and well being of children through family-centered child care. Assist in the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate program which emphasizes learning through play.





 

Job Qualifications

High School diploma or equivalent
Experience in a Child Care setting
Must meet all state licensing regulations and requirements
Must be physically capable of lifting up to 25 pounds

This position is one which has been identified as having responsibility for the assessment, treatment, or care of clients. Therefore, the incumbent must
be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide the care appropriate to the age of the clients served within the program. The
incumbent must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development and the ability to assess data reflective of the client's status
in addition to being able to interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each client's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs
and be able to provide the care needed as described in the program's policies and procedures.

How to Apply

Visit www.childandfamilyri.com or CLICK HERE to apply.

Sandpipers Early Learning Center: Lead Teacher

Program Address

31 John Clark Road
Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

A Lead Teacher is responsible for the optimal development and well being of children through family-centered child care. This includes the planning and implementation of developmentally appropriate program which emphasizes learning through play in accordance with Rhode Island Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF), BrightStars Quality Rating and Improvement System and the Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards.
 

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood education or related field

Hold Rhode Island Teacher Certification Pre-K to grade 2

Certification in Rhode Island Early Learning Standards Level II, Implementing Standards Based Curriculum

Knowledge of and experience with The Creative Curriculum System for Preschool and Teaching Strategies Gold

Must meet all state licensing regulations and requirements

 

How to Apply

Visit www.childandfamilyri.com or CLICK HERE to apply.

Sandpipers Early Learning Center: Therapeutic Integration Specialist

Program Address

31 John Clark Road
Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

Assist the classroom teachers and therapists in the physical and curricular arrangements for developmental group treatment of infants, toddlers and preschoolers with disabilities; provide individualized support to children with special health care needs to insure successful participation within the inclusive classroom environment.

 

Job Qualifications

Excellent interpersonal skills, organization skills and 

Demonstrated competency to work with children with special health care needs

Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or Special Education required; Masters degree preferred

Two years’ supervised experience working with children with special health care needs

How to Apply

Visit www.childandfamilyri.org or CLICK HERE to apply.

Rhode Island Parent Information Network (RIPIN): RIDE Special Education Call Center Specialist

Program Address

300 Jefferson Boulevard Suite 300

Job Description

RIPIN deploys a peer model to support people with special healthcare and education needs across the whole lifespan. Founded in 1991 by a group of
parents of children with special needs, RIPIN continues to be peer-led: a majority of our board and more than three-fourths of our staff are parents
or caretakers of loved ones with special needs. RIPINs peer professionals now help more than 45,000 Rhode Islanders every year navigate healthcare,
schools, and other support systems.

Job Summary:

The RIDE Special Education Call Center Specialist will provide comprehensive phone and in-person supports, as necessary, to families and individuals
navigating special education services as it relates to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Rhode Island Regulations Governing
the Education of Children with Disabilities. The RIDE Special Education Call Center Specialist, based at the offices of the Rhode Island Department of
Education (RIDE) and within the Office of Student, Community and Academic Supports (OSCAS), will ensure families and individuals are supported in a
responsive and timely manner. Work is focused on providing information, support, resources and guidance to families, agencies and district staff in
navigating the Rhode Island special education dispute resolution system.

The RIDE Special Education Call Center Specialist will additionally support RIDE at making consistent improvements to the special education dispute
resolution system which involves special education mediations, due process complaints and state complaints. This work will include assisting in the
writing and drafting policy documents and making improvements to special education dispute resolution guides and forms. Particular attention will be
paid to the online accessibility of all guides and forms to assure families have access to special education dispute resolution options.


Essential Functions:

Provide daily telephone support to parents, school community members, and the public regarding special education matters. Assist with processing
formal special education complaints submitted to RIDE including the investigation.

Assist parents, caregivers, advocates and schools in problem-solving special education related matters.

Provide preventative measures to assist parents and schools in working together on behalf of preschool, elementary, and secondary school students
and young adults with disabilities.

Create technical guidance documents for use by the public to inform their efforts in meeting Federal and State policy and implementing best practices.

Assist parents of students with disabilities and other individuals, as applicable, in understanding and accessing informal and formal dispute
resolution options and procedural safeguards in special education.

Maintain an updated database of all contacts, incidents and records and a database of resources and materials. This will require case management
skills and ability to use technology and required software programs. Monthly reporting of incidents is required.

Collaborate with other RIPIN and RIDE staff in an effort to prevent the duplication of services. Communicate with RIPIN and RIDE staff to gain
accurate responses to callers.

Communicate with OSCAS staff and the RIDE Legal Office in the processing of formal complaints.

Attend RIDE and RIPIN required staff meetings. Participate as an effective team member at weekly and monthly staff meetings.

Participate in weekly debriefings and coordinate a weekly schedule with the RIDE SE Dispute Resolution Team.

Attend local, state and national meetings, conferences or trainings as needed.

Assist with the training of special education mediators in navigating RIDEs system in processing filed mediations.

Accept other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Education and Experience:

Personal experience navigating social, healthcare, and/or education systems and services for self or family member highly desired.

Minimum of three years experience navigating the Rhode Island special education system in a personal or professional manner.

Bachelors Degree required. Extensive knowledge or experience navigating the Rhode Island Regulations may substitute.

Community Health Workers certification preferred; non-certified incumbents are expected to earn certification within 18 months of hire date.

A combination of education and experience demonstrating acquisition of the skills and abilities required.

 

Physical Demands:

Regularly required to talk or hear.

Regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.

Regularly required to climb stairs, reach, stretch, stand and bend.

Required to have the ability to lift and/or moves up to 25 pounds.

Required to remain at their station for prolonged periods of time.


Working Conditions/ Work Environment:

Primary work location is a climate-controlled indoor office environment; however, may also be required to conduct visits in private homes, climbing
up to three flights of stairs, and community locations.

Flexibility for travel related to job requirements.

Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends as needed.

Provide own reliable transportation with proof of valid drivers license and RI requirements of auto insurance.

Daily virtual communications including meetings.

Will be required to follow sites COVID testing and vaccination requirements.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

RIPIN provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
 

Job Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Advanced knowledge of Rhode Islands Special Education system is required.

Knowledge of the IDEA and RI Regulations Governing the Education of Children with Disabilities.

Knowledge of other human service systems supporting families of children with disabilities.

High level of interpersonal skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills to efficiently interact on a professional level with
parents and professionals.

Organizational skills to include managing multiple activities.

Ability to effectively work independently and ability to collaborate with multiple staff and programs.

Proficient in Microsoft products including email and Internet; computer skills to maintain and update program related materials, reports and
database.

Ability to participate in virtual meeting and navigate virtual platforms.

Ability to effectively carryout the mission and philosophy of RIPIN and a willingness to work cooperatively and collaboratively with multiple constituents.

 

Please note: As of January 10, 2022, all persons employed by RIPIN are required to have completed a full vaccination series against the COVID-19
virus or submit to weekly COVID-19 PCR testing.
 

Other Information

Other Information: RIPIN is committed to the safety of our community during
the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of RIPIN’s virtual recruiting process,
candidates can expect to take part in telephone and video interviews.

How to Apply

Visit www.ripin.org/careers to apply.

Please include letter of interest, resume, and salary requirements to complete your application.
 

URI Child Development Centers: Substitute Teachers, URI Child Development Centers

Program Address

URI Child Development Center
10 Lower College Road
Kingston, RI 02881

Dr. Pat Feinstein Child Development Center
80 Washington St.
Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

The URI Child Development Centers are seeking qualified substitute teachers.

Current needs include:

- day-to-day subs who work as needed when available
- one sub who can commit to working up to 20 hours per week in Kingston through June 2022
- one sub who can commit to working up to 20 hours per week in Providence through June 2022

Job description:

URI Child Development Center substitutes are responsible for curriculum planning and implementation, as well as for the supervision of a group of preschool children. Substitutes are responsible for the supervision and training of undergraduate students completing practicum work, internships, and work-study student assistant jobs in the center. Substitutes also communicate with families of the children enrolled and serve as a representative of the Child Development Center to the surrounding community.


 

Job Qualifications

Required qualifications:

- Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, or a related field
- Successful completion of student teaching
- Possession of, or ability to obtain within three months of employment, valid teacher certification within the State of Rhode Island
- Evidence of having met all DCYF, DHS, and RI Department of Education requirements, including a Comprehensive National Background Check and Child
Abuse and Neglect Tracking System Clearance
- Demonstrated knowledge of practices consistent with developmentally appropriate early childhood educational practice according to the guidelines
established by the National Association for the Education of Young Children
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Verbal and written communication proficiency
- Ability to supervise support staff
- Ability to work with diverse groups
 

How to Apply

Send an email expressing interest and outlining your availability to jldavis@uri.edu and delia@uri.edu.

Attach your resume and teaching certificate.
 

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

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd., Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.

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

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0861)

Program Address

70 Turner Ave., East Providence, RI

Job Description

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

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

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

This is a full time (30 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!

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.

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

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. 

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

Job Qualifications

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

RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply. 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float, Early Head Start (EBCAP0878)

Program Address

386 Willett Ave, East Providence, RI

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

 

Job Qualifications

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

RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistants Floats, Head Start (EBCAP0862)

Program Address

386 Willett Ave., East Providence, RI

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float (EBCAP0875)

Program Address

790 Main Street, Warren, RI

Job Description

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

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 (35 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.

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

Job Qualifications

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

RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework or

Child Development Associate (CDA)

Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): On Call Substitute Teachers, Head Start and Early Head Start (EBCAP0548)

Program Address

East Bay of Rhode Island

Job Description

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

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

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


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

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

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


 

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply. 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Home Visitor Early Head Start (EBCAP0896)

Program Address

19 Broadway Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time/full-year Home Visitor for our Early Head Start Program at 19 Broadway in Newport, RI. EBCAP believes all families share the same aspirations for their children and will work collaboratively with the Early Head Start team to contribute to their children’s learning and developing experience.

The Home Visitor will support child development by partnering with parents and pregnant women to provide evidence-based information, coaching, and
problem-solving opportunities regarding a variety of parenting topics through weekly 1 ½ hour home visits. Set goals with parents for their children, complete developmental assessments, and follow up on parental concerns and requests. Provide bi-monthly opportunities for group socialization activities at EBCAP facilities or with community partners. The Home Visitor will provide overall case management services to families utilizing a strength-focused philosophy and approach to building self-reliance through the Family Partnership Agreement. Home visitors will function within an intra-agency multidisciplinary team approach as well as identify and build community and state partnerships.

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.

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



 

Job Qualifications

The position requires a minimum of an Associates' degree in Human Services or a related field. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of community resources, and enjoy working with children and families.


Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus, however, not required.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply. 

East Bay Community Action Program (Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone): Teacher Assistant (EBCAP0662)

Program Address

35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI 02840
1113 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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




 

Job Qualifications

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

Formal Training related to child or youth development. OR 

At least one year of supervised experience working with school age children in a group setting to assume the role of school age staff.

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

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher, Early Head Start (EBCAP0547)

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely. Our new hires are attending orientation and program specific orientations remotely. Many of our employees can and will continue to work remotely during this crisis.

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

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


 

Job Qualifications

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

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


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


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


*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related 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. Teacher candidates who hold a related degree will be required to provide a detailed college transcript to validate appropriate ECE related classes that include but are not limited to
child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching and learning.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

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

Program Address

19 Broadway Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two Lead Teachers to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program at 8 John H. Chafee Blvd. in Newport, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

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

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

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

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 & long term disability, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition
reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

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

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

Job Qualifications

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:


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

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

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


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

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children: LearnERS Navigator

Program Address

535 Centerville Road, Suite 301
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

The LearnERS Navigator is responsible for ensuring participating program compliance with the new LearnERS Pilot, a series of online modules for child care programs and educators to address quality improvement within the lens of the Learning Environment. Work includes educating programs on meeting LearnERS participation requirements and providing referral to resources. The LearnERS Navigator conducts outreach and education to engage programs in the QRIS for LearnERS participation and works with existing BrightStars staff to monitor continuing compliance with LearnERS policies, coaches child care programs on challenges within the ERS modules and debriefs ERS data with child care programs and educators.


All applicants must have scheduling flexibility during the day and early evening hours. Applicants for this position should be highly-motivated, have strong verbal and written communication skills and have a commitment to personal excellence. Must be based in Rhode Island- area.


Responsibilities:
• Serve as the primary LearnERS contact for rated, participating LearnERS child care centers and family child care to coach and mentor program leadership and classroom teachers to complete ERS TA modules to address learning environment quality improvement
• Conduct monthly coaching meetings with LearnERS participants and debrief ERS assessments with teachers and administrators to develop quality improvement goals
• Support new and existing programs on the education of BrightStars Program Standards. Educate program leaders on the different star levels and the documentation required at each level.
• Communicate information regarding pre- and post-assessment data contained in assessment reports. Answer program questions and address concerns face to face or via email and phone call or Zoom
• Work with programs to prepare for a BrightStars assessment or rating increase, including preparation around ERS. Cross train with Assessment Team on assigned ERS tools and assessment site visits.
• Work with programs to submit complete and accurate application and related materials. Support programs on the submission of application materials electronically. Work with programs to assist with increase star rating paperwork, including scheduled check-in visits and phone/email contacts. Follow contact procedures including the use of tracking and contact forms. Assist programs in completing applications.
• Knowledge of Quality program and health and safety standards (BrightStars, DHS, RIDE, accreditation) and RI Early Learning and Development Standards.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education, Skills, and Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, education, or related field.
• Education experience.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience in adult education or learning styles.
• Professional skill set for collaborating with and supporting members of a team.
• Ability to respond professionally and respectfully as needed to different situations.


Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience:
• Bilingual English and Spanish speaker.
• Extensive education experience in quality child care program(s).
• Knowledge of family child care or youth/school age education programs.
• Working knowledge of state systems, including Quality Rating and Improvement Systems and Professional Development Systems.

How to Apply

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to info@riaeyc.org

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

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Job Qualifications

Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.

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

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.


 

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

Program Address

19 Broadway Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Lead Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in our Head Start program at 740 West Main Road, Middletown, 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 at EBCAP. 

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely. Our new hires are attending orientation and program specific orientations remotely. Many of our employees can and will continue to work remotely during this crisis.

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

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

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes  vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work
Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

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



 

Job Qualifications

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

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE); or
Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting; or
Bachelor or Associates in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler classroom.


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

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

Imagination Station ELC: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

6 Borden Ave, Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

We are currently hiring a lead toddler teacher. Applicant should be nurturing, patient, outgoing, and enthusiastic. MUST LOVE KIDS!

Applicant will only be considered if they have experience in a child care facility working with children as a lead.

The lead toddler teacher will be responsible for the following:

creating a safe, healthy, structured, educational environment

creating lesson plans based on the RIELDS

communicating with parents

collaborating and working with a teacher assistant

completing 20 hours of professional development each year.

Appropriate RIELDS training certificate of completion required. If RIELDS training not completed, applicant must be willing to complete necessary
training.

This is a full time (30-40 hour), year round position with paid holidays and sick time after 90 probation period.
 

Job Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: Degree in early childhood or related field; CDA; or 12 ECE credits

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to send resume to stationelc@gmail.com or call the center at 401-861-5401 if interested. Only serious applicants PLEASE!
 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County: Full Time Bilingual Spanish Youth Development Staff

Program Address

95 Church Street, Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

The Bilingual youth development staff is responsible for being a positive role model at The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. This Program Staff’s primary responsibility is to oversee a classroom of members whose primary language is Spanish. Full Time Youth Development Staff will work with one of our camps during Summer months. This individual will report directly to the Director of Childcare and Camp to ensure a positive, supportive and productive environment for all youth.

Job Responsibilities:

Cultivate an environment that is hospitable, safe and welcoming for both members and staff;

Help provide a fun, safe and educational experience for program participants;

Weekly activities include: swimming, arts & crafts, sports activities, homework help, games room play, theater programs, music programs, STEM
programs and more;

Oversee a classroom of bilingual members to provide a supportive environment;
 
Plan and implement programs on a daily basis, developing curriculum and lesson plans;

Develop safe and professional relationships between other staff and members; 

Seasonally, Youth Development Staff transition into Summer Camp Counselor staff. During the Summer you will have a group of campers that you will lead
throughout the summer;

Other responsibilities as needed.

Job Qualifications

Job Requirements:

Demonstrated knowledge of principles related to development of youth between  5 and 14 years of age;

Bilingual Spanish/English;

CPR/First Aid/AED certifications (Preferred), If candidate does not have  certifications, American Red Cross certifications will be required post-hire.

Strong communication skills both oral and written are required;

Positive role model for members;

Report properly attired and on time to work;

Candidates shall either: Possess a Chauffer’s License at the time of hire OR, MUST obtain Chauffer’s License within the first 90 days of employment,
if the candidate meets all state requirements to do so;

Additional training will be provided post-hire;

According to state law, the Boys & Girls Club must conduct a criminal records check by the Bureau of Criminal Identification of the Department of
Attorney General of the State of Rhode Island.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

Sitting, standing, active up and down within area. Running, bending, swimming, throwing and other childcare related movements.
 

Other Information

Terms of Employment: Full-time hours with benefits. Annual salary between $32,000-$36,000 based on experience.
 

How to Apply

 To email resume and cover letter to Kate Cantwell at kcantwell@bgcnewport.org CLICK HERE

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County: Full Time Youth Development Staff (2 Positions Available)

Program Address

95 Church Street, Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

The youth development staff is responsible for being a positive role model at The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County. This Program Staff’s primary responsibility is to oversee a classroom of members in our Licensed Child Care Program during the school year. Full Time Youth Development Staff will work with one of our camps during Summer months. This individual will report directly to the Director of Childcare and Camp to ensure a positive, supportive and productive environment for all youth.

Job Responsibilities:

Cultivate an environment that is hospitable, safe and welcoming for both members and staff;

Help provide a fun, safe and educational experience for program participants;

Oversee a classroom of members to provide a supportive environment;

Weekly activities include: swimming, arts & crafts, sports activities,  homework help, games room play, theater programs, music programs, STEM
programs and more;

Plan and implement programs on a daily basis, developing curriculum and lesson plans;

Develop safe and professional relationships between other staff and members;

Seasonally, Youth Development Staff transition into Summer Camp Counselor staff. During the Summer you will have a group of campers that you will lead
throughout the summer;

Other responsibilities as needed.

Job Qualifications

Demonstrated knowledge of principles related to development of youth between 5 and 14 years of age;

Bilingual Spanish/ English (preferred);

CPR/First Aid/AED certifications (Preferred), If candidate does not have certifications, American Red Cross certifications will be required post-hire.

Strong communication skills both oral and written are required;

Positive role model for members;

Report properly attired and on time to work;

Candidates shall either: Possess a Chauffer’s License at the time of hire OR MUST obtain Chauffer’s License within the first 90 days of employment,
if the candidate meets all state requirements to do so;

Additional training will be provided post-hire;

According to state law, the Boys & Girls Club must conduct a criminal records check by the Bureau of Criminal Identification of the Department of Attorney General of the State of Rhode Island.
 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

Sitting, standing, active up and down within area. Running, bending, swimming, throwing and other childcare related movements.

Other Information


Full-time hours with benefits. Annual salary between $30,000-$34,000 based on experience.

How to Apply

To email resume and cover letter to Kate Cantwell at kcantwell@bgcnewport.org CLICK HERE 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Associate Head Start (EBCAP0879)

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue, East Providence, RI

Job Description

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

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

The 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!

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



 

Job Qualifications

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

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

OR;

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

OR; 

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

*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related 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 6 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language  development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching and learning.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.


 

East Bay Community Action Program (Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone): Office Assistant COZ (EBCAP0918)

Program Address

35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment. East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a part time Office Assistant for Pell Elementary School. 35 Dexter Street, in Newport, RI.

Coordinates the front desk operations to assist program staff with orderly transitions throughout out of school time program hours (before and after school). Conduct required and/or appropriate screenings to enhance the
health and safety of children and school/program personnel. Perform standard office support processes that improve the efficiencies of program staff.

Answer cell phone calls and text messages from families to organize entrance into the building to drop off/pick up children from childcare. Conduct COVID or other health related screenings to ensure clearance to attend.
Perform general office tasks to support enrollment and program management such as filing, creating student folders, organizing materials, and creating dismissal cards, etc. Assist with completing data entry of children’s files and keeping them up-to-date in the data tracking system (s). Assist the NFCOZ to manage the food access program including receiving deliveries, sorting and distributing food, and tracking program distribution data.
Perform other reasonable duties required in order to make East Bay Community Action Program, Inc., and the NFCOZ, a successful, high quality program.

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

 

Job Qualifications

Minimum of a High School Diploma or GED preferred. Bilingual in English and Spanish. Previous experience with standard office equipment and utilizing technology to communicate with staff and families.
 

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Office Assistant (EBCAP0913)

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd., Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Office Assistant for Head Start at 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. The Office Assistant answers the telephone, monitors doors and
halls for appropriate access, assists parents and caregivers with program information, performs general office tasks, and completes data entry.

The successful candidate must be committed to providing quality customer service while handling confidential information in a highly professional manner. Excellent telephone skills and a courteous and helpful manner are
essential qualities for the selected candidate.

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work
Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

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

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

Job Qualifications

The Office Assistant must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent and proficient with computer systems including Microsoft Office.

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Site Support Staff (EBCAP0928)

Program Address

70 Turner Avenue, East Providence 02915

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Full Time Site Support Staff for our Head Start Program in Riverside, RI. Head Start is an Early Childhood Education program for children ages birth
to 5.

The Site Support Staff plays a versatile role in coverage of several areas, such as the kitchen, front desk, and/or in the classrooms. The successful candidate will prepare and deliver meals and snacks to the classrooms,
maintain a clean and safe kitchen, and communicate with the caterer as needed. Under direction of the Nutrition Manager, the Site Support Staff must follow all food handling procedures as well as food allergy protocols.
The Site Support Staff will also provide a presence at the front desk and in classrooms, as necessary.

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.

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

 

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Case Manager, Head Start (EBCAP0845)

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd., Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely. Our new hires are attending orientation and program-specific orientations remotely. Many of our employees can and will continue to work remotely during this crisis.

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

For Full-Time Employees Working 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/sick time, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, mileage reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEU’s, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England; YMCA/Newport; BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

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

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


 

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

Parents As Teachers: (PAT) Parent Educator (EBCAP0883)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Parents as Teachers Educator for our Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program located at 19 Broadway in Newport, RI. Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a national, evidence-based family visiting program that provides free and voluntary support to families. It builds strong communities, thriving families, and children who are healthy, safe and ready to learn. The program accomplishes this by matching parents and caregivers with trained professionals who make regular personal home visits during a child’s earliest years in life, from prenatal through kindergarten.

The PAT Educator will report to the Lead Home Visitor and assist the Lead in training new staff to adhere to the PAT Performance Standards, agency goals, as well as personnel policies. The successful candidate will provide assessment, intake, home visiting, goal setting, and planning according to the benchmark goals established by the Rhode Island Department of Health. The successful candidate will coordinate services with other EBCAP home visiting, health, and teen-focused groups to maximum services and eliminate duplication. Provide back-up and/or attendance in supervisor’s absence with various state advisory group meetings, assigning tasks, and ensuring appropriate screening tools are completed and recorded in a compliant manner.

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 position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field (Child Development, Social Work, Education/related field) with a minimum of three years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of community resources and enjoy working with children and families. Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply

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

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Associate (EBCAP0909)

Program Address

790 Main Street, Warren, RI

Job Description

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

The 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.

Job Qualifications

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

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in a ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire
OR;
Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teacher experience in ECE setting OR; Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.
*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related 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 6 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching and learning.

Other Information

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

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

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

How to Apply

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East Bay Community Action Program (MFCOZ): Manager Middletown Child Opportunity Zone (EBCAP0895)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCP) is seeking a full time Middletown Child Opportunity Zone (MCOZ) to coordinate supportive services for Middletown Public Schools elementary and middle school students that encourage connections to school and provide out of school time opportunities that extend learning and promote school success. The Middletown Child Opportunity Zone Manager is responsible for developing and managing the Middletown Child Opportunity Zone in partnership with Middletown Public Schools. In collaboration with the NFCOZ Director and Middletown Public Schools, develop, facilitate, and coordinate the implementation of the MCOZ program goals and also develop a yearly Enrichment Calendar for after school programs, vacation camps, and summer enrichment activities.

Coordinate services for children and families of Middletown, giving priority to subsets of students designated as at risk.
Supervise students who participate in activities; manage behavior, sickness, injuries, support social/emotional concerns and other supportive needs, and ensure safe arrival and dismissal at program sites
Create opportunities for agencies, organizations, community stakeholders and families to collaborate in support of student success.

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!

Please utilize the following link to apply
EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to
providing a diverse work environment.

Job Qualifications

The Middletown Child Opportunity Zone will have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Education or Social Services. Prior experience in program development and oversight of out of school time programs, family services, and student support services. This is a full year position, 35 hours per week. The position may require some evening and weekend work to support programs and events in the Middletown Public Schools during the school year.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply