BrightStars - Rating system for Rhode Island child care centers and preschools

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BrightStars, Rhode Island’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement system, assists families in finding care and recognizes and supports quality in early care and education programs.

Job Postings

Welcome to the BrightStars Early Care and Education Job Board. Here you will find a listing of job opportunities in Rhode Island.

To post a job complete the Job Posting Form

Current Postings

Rhode Island AEYC: Early Childhood Data Collector

Program Address

535 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

Overview of Position

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

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

Job Specifications

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

Rhode Island AEYC: Program Assessment Specialist

Program Address

535 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

The Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children is recruiting a BrightStars Program Assessment Specialist. This position is responsible for conducting child care program quality assessments using standardized tools and other data collection instruments and completing detailed written reports of these assessments. Program Assessment Specialist is also responsible for ongoing communication with programs to support appropriate completion of applications for a BrightStars rating and facilitating professional development related to quality and the assessment process. Applicants for this position should be highly-motivated, mission-driven and have a commitment to professional and personal excellence.
Responsibilities:

  • Work with programs to submit complete and accurate application and related materials.
  • Review and code documentation submitted by programs.
  • Complete detailed written reports of assessment findings.
  • Maintain and update databases.
  • Conduct on-site assessments of child care programs (centers, preschools, family child care, and school-age programs).
  • Receive training and administer standardized program assessment tools (Environment Rating Scales and others).
  • Maintain reliability on tools and processes. Support other staff in maintaining reliability.
  • Facilitate professional development related to quality measures and the assessment process.
  • Represent RIAEYC/BrightStars at community presentations, meetings, etc.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Experience in data collection, program assessment, and/or evaluation.
  • Academic and/or professional experience in the education field.
  • Must be highly-organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task.
  • Ability to interact professionally and respectfully in handling complex and sensitive customer relations.
  • Excellent communication, reading, and writing skills required.
  • Professional skill set for collaborating with members of a team.
  • Comfortable with public speaking and presenting.

Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in early childhood or related field.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish speaker.
  • Education experience in quality child care program(s).
  • Knowledge of family child care or youth/school age education programs.

Other Information

About BrightStars
BrightStars helps families in Rhode Island access quality child care, early learning, and school-age programs. We help child care providers learn about best practices in early learning and apply them to the care children receive. We recognize program quality and give parents information to make choices about their children’s care and education. BrightStars is managed by the Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children, an Equal Opportunity Employer.
 

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to careers@BrightStars.org

CANE Child Development Center: Floater/Sub

Program Address

281 Post Rd
Wakefield, RI

Job Description

  • Assist teachers in the classroom
  • Assisit with daily activities

Job Qualifications

  • 2 years experience in a childcare setting working with Infants-Preschoolers

Other Information

  • Hours M-F 12:30-5:30; additional mornings maybe needed


 

How to Apply

Please email resume to canecdc@outlook.com

CREATIVE CHILD INC: TEACHER'S ASSISSTANT

Program Address

613 Tiogue Ave

Job Description

We are now hiring for 2 full time teacher assistantpositions at Creative Child Inc, Coventry RI. Age groups range from 6 weeks old to 4 years of age.

  • You must have at least 3 years experience in an Early Childhood Educational ( ECE) classroom .
  • We are preferably are hiring individuals who have knowledge of RIELS (Rhode Island Early Learning Standards), as well as knowledge of the BRIGHT STARS accreditation program.
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Salary: $13.00 to $14.00 /hour based on EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION

Job Qualifications

We are seeking individuals whom are over age 18, possess a valid driver’s license, whom are able to pass a drug screening, CANTS check conducted by DCYF, as well as a BCI check. These positions include being physically fit and capable of working up to 7.5 hours a day interactively with young children. Serious inquires only.

 

How to Apply

Please send a resume to JLANOUE1234@GMAIL.COM

Tri County Community Action Agency Head Start: Extended Day Teacher/ Hours 11:30-6:00

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue Johnston RI 02919

Job Description

The Extended Day Teacher is responsible to ensure a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5, plan developmentally appropriate activities related to children's interests, preparation and implementation of daily snack, rest time set-up and care, tracking attendance, maintaining parent communication, keep a well-organized classroom, complete the End of the Day Responsibilities Checklist and work collaboratively with the Extended Day Supervisor.

Job Qualifications

  • Preschool CDA and/or Associates’ Degree in Early Childhood Education;
  • 1-2 years of preschool experience preferred.
  • Willing to obtain a CPR/First Aid certificate within the first 2 months of hire.
  • Desired qualifications: Ability to work in a team environment, creative, organized, good communicator, positive leaderships skills, work well with staff and families.

How to Apply

Email resumes to Rhonda Farrell,Head Start Director at rfarrell@tricountyri.org by September 25, 2017. Tri-County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Academy For Little Learners: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

7 Mechanic Street, Hope Valley, RI 02832

Job Description

Childcare center/Preschool in Hope Valley is looking to hire an experienced candidate who is enthusiastic about working with children ages 3 to 5 years old.

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

Main focus will be on 3, 4 and 5-year-olds. Candidate will be required to complete at least 20 hours of professional development each year or be enrolled in ECE college level courses. Must be friendly, energetic, easy going, and reliable.
 

Job Qualifications

Ideal candidate should have:

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

Other Information

  • This position is 20-25 hours. Possibly more. 
  • Compensation commensurate with experience.


 

How to Apply

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

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Associate - Head Start (EBCAP0308)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Please utlize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15629341

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0307)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Teacher Assistant Float for our Head Start program in Warren, RI.

The Teacher Assistant Float will work in partnership with teaching teams, accepting guidance to provide daily classroom activities utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards, EBCAP
Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

  • As a Teacher Assistant Float, you will have the Ability to model and maintain the utmost level of confidentiality, respecting and preserving the dignity and privacy of children, families, staff, and program operations.
  • The Ability to prioritize and multi-task. Possess good communication, reading, writing and analytical skills are required. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, community representatives and volunteers in a professional and respectful manner. Bi-lingual ability is a plus.
  • Possess basic computer skills, i.e. webmail, access to internet, word documents, etc.
  • Must be certified in CPR and First Aid within 120 days of hire and maintain certification.
  • Head Start experience preferred.  
  • Physical ability to perform tasks, including but not limited to, bend and lift thirty (30) pounds, climbing stairs, and be physically able to meet the challenges of caring for young children aged birth to five (5) years old, i.e., be able to sit on floor with children, bend, stretch and play.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes BCBSRI health and dental, up to 3% company matching retirement plan, life insurance, opportunities for training/CEUs, generous paid time off, etc.

Job Qualifications

  • The Teacher Assistant Float will have Bachelors' or Associates degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field or;
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) or; High School diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one year supervised experience in ECE classroom.
  • The Teacher Assistant Float will also have a RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15629331

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Kitchen Aide Sub, Head Start (EBCAP0306)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program is seeking two Kitchen Aide Subs for our Head Start Program at our locations in Middletown and Newport, RI. The Kitchen Aide Sub is a per-diem position.
The Kitchen Aide Subs will complete necessary food services in a professional manner. Duties may include delivery of meals to the classrooms, cleaning, and maintaining supplies. In addition the Kitchen Aide may assist with staffing in either the classroom or covering the reception area.
The Kitchen Aide Subs will develop a plan and participate in activities, to meet DCYF licensing regulations. Record and initial food changes. Order, accept, and communicate with the food caterer. Keeping the kitchen in order.


 

Job Qualifications

The Kitchen Aide Subs must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED

 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15629211


 

New Era Enrichment Academy: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

13 Hebdeen Street
Johnston RI 02919

Job Description

We are looking for Infant, Toddler and Preschool Teacher Assistants and Floaters to join our team at our Johnston Early Childhood Learning Academy. Part-Time: Must be available until closing, 5:30 pm

Candidates must:

  • Be willing to learn and provide a positive learning environment for children ages 6 weeks- 5 Years old
  • Preference given to this who are bilingual in both English and Spanish
  • Have strong written and oral communication skills in both English and Spanish
  • Provide a nurturing, loving, & safe environment for children
  • Must be flexible and enjoy working with children (ages of 6 weeks-5 years old)
  • Have knowledge of RIELDS or willingness to be trained
  • CPR and First Aid certification or willingness to completed
  • Be involved in curriculum planning for hands on activities or willingness to learn
  • Be positive, energetic & able to work with others as a team
  • Provide references with an updated resume

Why join our team?

  • Career Opportunities
  • Great team of Administrators and Educators
  • Year Round Positions
  • Assistance with Professional Development Training
  • Full Time Employees- PTO
  • Paid Snow Days
  • Job Type: Part-time


 

Job Qualifications

High School Diploma

How to Apply

Send resume to neweraenrichmentacademy@gmail.com or call 401-349-3397


 

Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children: Bilingual Administrative Assistant

Program Address

535 Centerville Road
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

The Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children is recruiting a Bilingual Administrative Assistant. This position will provide telephone customer service in English and Spanish to diverse audiences, including families and child care programs. This position will complete data entry and carry out executive administrative functions. Applicants for this position should be highly-motivated and have a commitment to personal excellence.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide phone and email support to customers.
  • Enter data and assist with database maintenance.
  • Prepare program materials.
  • Schedule meetings and events.
  • Maintain office files (paper and electronic).
  • Assist management with recordkeeping (financial, legal, etc.).
  • Record meeting minutes.
  • Receive, log, and direct incoming mail.
  • Answer and direct incoming calls.

Job Qualifications

Education, Skills, and Experience:

  • Associate’s degree preferred, business/administrative/customer service certification or equivalent training.
  • Proficiency reading, writing, and speaking English and Spanish required.
  • Experience in delivering customer service.
  • Ability to interact professionally and respectfully in handling complex and sensitive customer contacts.
  • Experience in data entry and data management.
  • Must be highly-organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task. 

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to RIAEYC, 535 Centerville Road, Suite 301 Warwick, RI 02886 or email: careers@BrightStars.org

A Family Tree Enrichment Program: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1648 Warwick Ave Warwick,RI 02889

Job Description

A Family Tree School-age Enrichment Program is excited to post new positions that are open at our new location!

Teacher Assistant
We are looking for Teacher Assistants who love to teach ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age through reading, art, sensory, and many other fun and exciting ways!
We use the RI Early Learning Standards to teach and guide the students, as well as a participant of Bright Stars. We are looking for loving, positive, excited, and motivated early childhood teachers!

We pride ourselves on our amazing teachers and would be happy to meet with anyone who considers themselves to hold these virtues!


 

Job Qualifications

  • At least 2 years of relevant experience preferred
  • All of our teachers need experience in childcare or related field as well.
  • Experience with BrightStars a plus!
  • CPR & First Aid
  • Ideal candidates will be available to work any time between 6:30 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.
  • Full and Part Time positions available
  • Full -Time position (35-40 hours/week)
  • Candidates will be available to work 6:30 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Friday (35-40 hrs per week)
  • Candidates must be dependable, flexible and able to work in inclement weather.

Certifications / Training : Within first two months of employment:

  • CPR/ First Aid Certification
  • Meet BCI & DCYF Requirements
  • Meet RI DCYF requirements
  • Participating in ongoing education in early childhood development
  • Must complete a minimum of 30 hours of training per year, i.e RIELDS Certification, Professional Development
  • Compensation based on education and experience



 

How to Apply

Email: christine.ball2@yahoo.com or by Fax: 739-2662 Attn: Erica

 

A Family Tree Enrichment Program: Ed Coordinator

Program Address

1648 Warwick Ave Warwick, RI 02889

Job Description

At A Family Tree School-Age Enrichment Program is excited to post new positions available for our new location.

  • A Family Tree offers excellent opportunities for an innovative, ambitious Ed Coordinator to lead the overall day to day operation of a Bright stars accredited Pre-K Program.
  • Duties include the supervision, management, and safety of all participants. 
  • Able to ensure the planning/implementation of daily programming.
  • Ed Coordinator will work with staff to provide a program which fosters children's social, physical and mental growth.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related field is preferred.
  • 3 years supervisory experience in a quality child care environment desired
  • Current RI State Teaching Certificate in ECE or ECE Special Education.
  • CPR/First Aid

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and plan the daily schedule of children's activities and ensure that they are developmentally appropriate
  • Provides a safe and secure environment for all program participants and activities; works directly with children, as required
  • Ensures that all DCYF, Bright stars and company policies are being followed
  • Ensures all families receive communications on daily, weekly or monthly basis. Assisting parents with concerns questions and provide resources from families.
  • Ensure the collection of quality data including daily attendance, food program, and satisfaction surveys, needs assessments, etc.
  • Maintains accurate student files and completes program reports, as required by local, state and/or federal regulations
  • Helps with the collection of fees and balancing receipts on a daily basis
  • Participates in in-service training
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the General Manager/Owners Candidates will be available to work 6:30 am - 6:00 pm Monday through Friday (35-40 hrs per week) Candidates must be dependable, flexible and able to work in inclement weather.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A 3-credit college course or a minimum of 30 documented hours of professional development OR an individual professional development plan not to exceed 2 years from the date of employment for achieving this requirement.
  • A Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standard certificate relevant to this position OR an individual professional development plan not to exceed 2 years from the date of employment for achieving this requirement. 
  • Previous experience with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and special needs children in a classroom setting is a plus
  • Strong writing skills and organizational skills are required
  • Meet DCYF & BCI criminal background check requirement



 

How to Apply

Contact: Erica at email address: christine.ball2@yahoo.com or by Fax: 739-2662

 

Child Care Plus Learning Center: Full Time / Part Time Room Teacher

Program Address

963 Tiogue Avenue
Coventry, RI 02816

Job Description

Child Care Plus Learning Center in Coventry is looking for a Part Time or Full Time room teacher that will plan and implement weekly themes, lesson plans and daily activities. Supervise activities of children and provide stimulating activities. Must be able to work with children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 12 years old. Possession or willing to get a chauffer’s license a plus. Carry out daily cleaning duties. Maintain all certifications as required. Ensure compliance with all Rhode Island Department of Human Services rules and regulations.

 

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

At least 18 years of age. High school diploma or equivalent. Associates Degree in Early Education a plus. At least one year experience working with children birth to 5 years, or school age, in a day care center setting.

Our center has provided exceptional care and education of young children for 25 years. Child Care Plus is a division of the Rita Beaulieu Center and offers programs for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and pre-k levels, as well as before- and after-school programs which include transportation to and from school for kindergarten and school-age children. Open year round, the Center offers above-standard teacher/child ratios and a caring and experienced staff. The facility is also protected by a high-tech video security system. The mission of Child Care Plus is to provide individualized care for children, promoting their well-being in the areas of social, emotional, and intellectual development in a safe and nurturing environment.  All the teachers at Child Care Plus Learning Center are experienced, caring and nurturing. They have various levels of education, certifications and degrees. All enroll in continuing education courses throughout the year. Our teachers are certified in CPR and First Aid. Our child:teacher ratios are lower than required by state regulations, and our rate of teacher retention is excellent. 

How to Apply

Please email your resume with your immediate availability and expected pay only if you have experience in a daycare setting and a chauffeur's license. childcarepluscenter@gmail.com

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Family Advocate, Head Start (EBCAP0270)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program is seeking a full time Family Advocate for the Head Start Program for our clients in the Newport area.

The Family Advocate will provide overall case management services to families utilizing a strength-focused philosophy and approach to building self-reliance through the Family Partnership Agreement. Family Advocates will function within an intra-agency multidisciplinary team approach as well
as identify and build community and state partnerships. Family Advocates will adhere to Head Start Performance Standards, agency goals and objectives as well as personnel policies.

The Family Advocate will have knowledge of the community and its resources. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with low income, culturally diverse populations. Have the ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks. Have the ability to communicate with staff, parents, community representatives
and volunteers in a professional and respectful manner. And be physical able to perform tasks which would include but not limited to bend and lift 30 pounds, climbing stairs, move at a fast pace, assist in set up and break down of events. 

Job Qualifications

The Family Advocate require a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field. In addition, must have a valid driver’s license, car insurance and reliable transportation.

 

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15592301



 

East Bay Community Action Program: Specialist ERSEA

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time (40 hours/52 weeks) Specialist Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) for our Head Start program in Newport, RI.

The Specialist ERSEA will oversee and monitoring of daily operations of the Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) systems to fulfill the mission, goals and objectives of the Head Start, Early Head Start, Pre-K and Child Care Program. This position functions as a member of the management team and includes supervision of staff’s tasks that fulfil the implementation of ERSEA functions.

The Specialist ERSEA will Develop, implement and monitor Eligibility, Recruitment, Selection, Enrollment and Attendance (ERSEA) systems. Train, monitor and assure adherence of all staff’s tasks related to eligibility, recruitment, enrollment, selection, and attendance to ensure compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, Pre-K/CECE requirements and Child Care Assistance Program requirements and provide regular progress updates to management staff. In addition, produce reports on program activities utilizing Child Plus and UHIP data systems.

Job Qualifications

The Specialist ERSEA must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field with a combination of education and experience.

 

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15623121
 

Hand in Hand Christian Preschool, LLC: Teacher/Teacher Assistant

Program Address

55 Woodland Street
Lincoln, RI

Job Description

Hand in Hand Christian Preschool, LLC is looking for a qualified person of Christian faith to assist the Director/ Teacher in the ministry of running a small, faith–based pre-school, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am- 1:30 pm .September – June.

Qualified Person will:

  • Assist teacher in planning curriculum consistent with developmentally appropriate early childhood educational practice according to guidelines established by NAEYC and RIELDS
  • Assist in the preparation of educational materials to meet the physical, social, emotional, spiritual and cognitive needs of a group of preschool children, reflecting the RI Early Learning and Development Standards and basic biblical truths.
  • Assist in completing developmental assessments of each child that incorporate the RI Early Learning and Development Standards and attend bi-annual parent-teacher conferences with parents.
  • Interact daily with parents, sharing pertinent information regarding their children.
  • Attend all scheduled staff and Parent Advisory Board meetings, open houses, and other parent functions, and assist in the planning and facilitation when appropriate.
  • Attend to emergency situations in the absence of the Director
  • Participate in the general organization and maintenance of the classroom.



 

Job Qualifications

REQUIRED:

  • Demonstrated evidence of having met all DCYF requirements, immunizations and criminal background checks.
  • Minimum 12 credits in early childhood education, child development, or related field.
  • Minimum of one year of experience of working with preschool children in a faith-based or similar setting
  • Possession of or ability to obtain, within one year of appointment, a RI Early Learning and Development Standards Certificate.
  • 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.
  • Understanding of basic biblical teachings and prayer
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated flexibility in meeting the center’s scheduling and emergency needs
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication proficiency.
  • Meet annual professional development requirements


PREFERRED:

  • RI Teacher Assistant Certificate or
  • Associates or Bachelors degree in early childhood education or related field, or
  • Valid RI Early Childhood Education teacher certification;



 

How to Apply

Send an email letter of interest; attach resume and Statement of Faith to Laurie Denio at handinhandcp@yahoo.com

El Bebe Daycare Center: Education Coordinator

Program Address

1396 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02905

Job Description

The Education Coordinator is responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate Preschool program and all aspect of the curriculum aligning with RIDE, Bright Stars and DCYF.

JOB DESCRIPTION AND RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Develop and implement a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young Children.

 SUMMARY:

  •  The Education Coordinator will oversee educational curriculum for preschool classroom. Support and guide professional development for all staff. Conduct meetings with teacher assistants and Director. Oversee child assessment, policies and procedures. Schedule parent teacher conference.

 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  •  Develop daily activity plan and curriculum based on the Early Learning Standard.
  •  May share lead responsibilities with Assistant Teachers.
  •  Engages with current and prospective parents and family members and is responsive to their needs, keep parents informed of program expectations, program activities and their child progress.
  •  Keeps the Director informed of any necessary information regarding the care and safety of children.
  •  Assists and accepts responsibility in other daily center duties that might be temporary in the event other personnel are not available.
  •  Attends and participates in staff meetings, center events, and parent/customer meetings as requested

Job Qualifications

  • Hold a current Rhode Island certificate in Early Childhood Education;  Or
  • Hold a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Early Childhood Education or Child development from an accredited or approved institution of higher education; and have a minimum of three months supervised teaching standards. 
  • Experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program for the appropriate age level (student teaching may fulfill this requirement.
  • Hold a Bachelor's degree from an accredited or approved institution of higher education and have met the course work and experiential requirements defined in the Rhode Island Early Childhood Certification
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR
  • Experience working with preschool school children a must.
  • RIELDS Training: Foundations/Curriculum/Classroom
  • English or Bilingual Speaking Preference

How to Apply

Email a copy of your resume to elbebedaycarecenter@hotmail.com

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1935 Kingstown Road
Wakefield, RI 02879

Job Description

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

El Bebe Daycare Center: School Age Teacher Assistant/Driver

Program Address

1396 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02905

Job Description

RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of young children.
  • Ensure equipment and facility are clean, well maintained, and safe at all times
  • Provide a culturally appropriate programs and activities
  • Create ongoing communication and create a positive atmosphere to meet CLASS standards
  • Prep materials

DRIVERS

  • Ensures the safety and wellbeing of children being transported to and from school, field trips and schedule route.
  • Complete a weekly driver's report inspection of the bus, reporting any conditions of concern to Director or delegated staff person.
  • Always follow and maintain road and safety regulations.
  • Follows procedures to guarantee no child is left alone on bus without adult supervision at any time. Including insuring all children have departed bus at the end of all bus routes.
  • Each driver is responsible of keeping the van clean and free of debris.
  • Follow daily schedule and activities for school age children.
  • Help with homework, lunch and snacks


 

Job Qualifications

  • A Valid chauffer Driver's license or willing to acquire one within a period of time.
  • Proof of Insurance
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR
  • Experience working with school age children a must.
  • RIELDS Training
  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
  • English or Bilingual Speaking Preference


 

How to Apply

Email a copy of your resume to elbebedaycarecenter@hotmail.com

El Bebe Daycare: Lead Teacher

Program Address

1396 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02905

Job Description

A Lead Teacher , in collaboration with the Assistant Teacher, is responsible for providing a safe, engaging, and developmentally appropriate program for young children that complies with all policies and procedures including, DCYF, Brightstars, and RIDE.

RESPONSABILITIES:

  • Implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of young children.
  • Ensure equipment and facility are clean, well maintained, and safe at all times
  • Follow/create weekly and monthly lesson plans
  • Provide a culturally appropriate programs and activities
  • Create ongoing communication and create a positive atmosphere to meet CLASS standards
  • Prep materials


 

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED
  • Certified in First Aid and CPR
  • Experience working with preschool school children a must.
  • RIELDS Training: Foundations/Curriculum/Classroom
  • English or Bilingual Speaking Preference


 

How to Apply

Email your resume to elbebedaycarecenter@hotmail.com

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

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

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


We offer:

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

Job Qualifications

Only professionally experienced individuals apply. THANK YOU
Requirements:

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

How to Apply

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

Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center : Education Coordinator

Program Address

700 Elmwood Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

Beautiful Beginnings Child Care Center has an immediate opening for an Education Coordinator. Beautiful Beginnings is a four star BrightStars rated program that serves children from six weeks through five years of age in Providence. We currently operate six infant and toddler classrooms, three preschool classrooms and a state Pre-K classroom.  In the fall we will be adding an additional state Pre-K classroom and preschool classroom to our program.   

The Education Coordinator will provide support for teaching staff to create and maintain a high quality learning environment for the children in our care. The Education Coordinator will work with a full time Education Coordinator as part of the education management team.  Strong skills in family engagement and the ability to work in a diverse is setting is necessary.  This position is part time 25 hours per week with benefits.  For the right candidate, there is a possibility of making this a full time position with classroom hours in the afternoon. 

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years of early childhood education classroom teaching experience
  • 3 years supervisory experience in a quality child care environment desired
  • Current RI State Teaching Certificate in ECE or ECE Special Education.
  • A 3-credit college course or a minimum of 40 documented hours of professional development over the course of 2 years in mentoring, supervision and leadership OR an individual professional development plan not to exceed 2 years from the date of employment for achieving this requirement.
  • A Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standard certificate relevant to this position OR an individual professional development plan not to exceed 2 years from the date of employment for achieving this requirement.  
  • Previous experience with infants, toddlers, preschoolers and special needs children in a classroom setting is a plus
  • Strong writing skills and organizational skills are required
  • Meet DCYF & BCI criminal background check requirement

How to Apply

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to: Khadija Lewis Khan, M.Ed  k.lewiskhan@jhcdc.org

The Children's Workshop: Infant Teacher

Program Address

151 Hunt Street
Central Falls, RI 02863

Job Description

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

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


 

Job Qualifications

  • Education/Experience:
  • Equivalent of 3 college credits in Child Development required
  • Associate’s degree or higher in early childhood education or a related field preferred
  • Applicable state certification
  •  Rhode Island: Must be  18 years or older, hold a High
  • School Diploma/ GED, and participates in an ongoing early   staff development program
  •  Massachusetts: Must hold a Department of Early Education and Care teacher certification in applicable age group
  • One year of supervised experience preferred


 

How to Apply

Please visit http://www.childrensworkshop.com/careers

The Children's Workshop: Early Head Start Teacher

Program Address

151 Hunt Street
Central Falls, RI 02863

Job Description

We encourage playtime during work hours!
At The Children's Workshop our programs are warm, nurturing and bring out the best in children. The hallmarks of our programs, which range from infant to before and after school care, are creativity, flexibility and of course, FUN! We live by our motto - "Where Learning is Child's Play".  Explore our
website to learn more about what makes The Children's Workshop a great place to work!
Now hiring an Early Head Start Teacher!
In our staff we value creativity, a positive attitude, and motivation to create safe, developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for children. If you are passionate in the field of early childhood and want to make a difference in the early years of a child's life, The Children's Workshop is the place to be!
Summary
The Early Head Start Teacher will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will work as part of the teaching team to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate program in accordance with all relevant company and state regulations, policies and procedures. 

Job Qualifications

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

Education/Experience:

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

How to Apply

Please visit http://www.childrensworkshop.com/careers

The Lighthouse Preschool: Toddler Teachers & Assistants

Program Address

59 West Shore Road
Warwick, RI 02889

Job Description

We are currently accepting applications for our Toddler rooms. Our Toddler Teachers bring warmth, patience, and understanding to the classroom every day, encouraging children to learn and grow. They plan daily structured activities that support social, physical, verbal, and cognitive development. Our Teachers are committed to making their classrooms successful and know that creating meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team play a crucial role in that success.

 

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum 1 year Experience in a Toddler or Preschool classroom.
  • RIELDS

Other Information

  • College students encouraged to apply.
  • Full & Part Time positions available.


 

How to Apply

Please Email lighthousepreschoolri@gmail.com or Apply in person at 59 West Shore Road, Warwick RI 02889

 

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

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue
Cranston RI 02920

Job Description

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

 

Job Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

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


 

How to Apply

Please send resume to vanessa.parente@yahoo.com


 

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

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

Job Description

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

Tri County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistants

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

Tri County Community Action Agency: Teacher

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

Tri-County Community Action Agency is an EOE.

The Children's Workshop: Regional Director of Operations

Program Address

45 Industrial Road
Cumberland, RI 02863

Job Description

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

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

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience:

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

Other Information

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

 

How to Apply

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

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

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Responsibilities Include:

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

Emmanuel Day School: Interim Director

Program Address

Emmanuel Church
42 Dearborn Street
Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

General Duties and Responsibilities: 

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

As the EDS Administrator

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

Relationship with Emmanuel Church

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


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

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

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

Additional desirable qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Aquidneck Island 
  • Prior administrative experience

Other Information

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

How to Apply

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

 

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

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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


 

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

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

 

Little Tykes Daycare: Assistant Teacher

Program Address

5 Grosvenor Avenue

Job Description

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

 

How to Apply

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

CHILD, Inc.: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

160 Draper Avenue
Warwick, RI 02889

Job Description

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

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

 

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

Job Qualifications

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


 

Other Information

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

 

How to Apply

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