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

Joyful Noise, Inc.: School-age Staff

Program Address

9 New London Ave
West Warwick, RI 02893

Job Description

School-age Staff 3pm to 6pm (more hours possible on public school vacation days and summer, when our program is open all day to accommodate the school-age students).

The school-age staff are responsible for supporting the school age coordinator.

Job Qualifications

 Experience in a school-age program setting REQUIRED. Must have HS diploma or GED. Must have clean BCI and fingerprints.

An individual must be at least 18 years of age, hold a HS diploma, or a GED certification and have had 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.

How to Apply

If you have these requirements, please contact us at 401-828-8210 or email Jennifer@JoyfulNoiseInc.com or fax resume to 401-828-8893.

Joyful Noise, Inc.: Toddler and Pre-School Teacher Assistants

Program Address

9 New London Ave
West Warwick, RI 02893

Job Description

Assistant to the teacher in toddler classroom and pre-school classrooms.

The teacher assistant is responsible for supporting the teacher.

Job Qualifications

 Hours vary, must be flexible. Must have HS diploma or GED, clean BCI and Fingerprints.

How to Apply

If you have these requirements, please contact 401-828-8210 or email your resume to Jennifer@JoyfulNoiseInc.com or fax your resume to 401-828-8893.

Joyful Noise, Inc.: Toddler Room Teacher

Program Address

9 New London Ave
West Warwick, RI 02893

Job Description

The classroom teacher works under the supervision and guidance of the Educational Coordinator and is responsible for: the creation and execution of the classroom level curriculum; the development and implementation of a nurturing environment for the children; and communication with families.

Job Qualifications

Preferred requirement is the individual holds a CDA, or an Associate's Degree or higher in early childhood education and has 1 year experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program.

Minimum requirement is must hold a HS diploma with a vocational concentration in childcare or a GED and has 2 years experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program.

How to Apply

Please email your resume to Jennifer@JoyfulNoiseInc.com or fax your resume to 401-828-8893 or contact Jennifer at 401-828-8210.

YMCA of Greater Providence: Out of School Time Coordinator- FT

Program Address

Newman YMCA

Job Description

Coordinate the development, administration, supervision, delivery and evaluation of the School’s Out Program at their site in accordance with YMCA Guidelines and State Licensing Requirements. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  1.  Plan, supervise and implement a well rounded curriculum for the site, i.e. group time, quiet play, outdoor time, sports and assisting with homework; with the YMCA Mission Statement foremost in planning consideration.
  2.  Develop, plan and supervise activities during school vacation weeks, half days and other days off from school.
  3.  Provide short and long term planning in accordance with the policies and philosophies of the After School Child Care Program.
  4.  Provide direction and guidance to staff, aid in staff training and conduct staff meetings. Supervise site staff and provide written evaluation of their work performance.
  5.  Responsible for supervising and demonstrating the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement.
  6.  Supervise proper maintenance of equipment, clean up of work and play areas and inventory or supplies and snacks.
  7.  Maintain good public relations with parents conduct parent meetings and keep Schools’ Out Program Director informed of same.
  8.  Maintain the necessary records involving attendance, proper release procedures, program registrations and documents required for state licensing; as well as collecting and maintaining records of all child care payments.
  9.  Work closely with school personnel in coordination of the site, including transportation needs.
  10.  Work in harmony and cooperation with all appropriate staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA.
  11.  Ensure that the proper procedures regarding vehicle use are followed at all times.
  12.  Responsible fore attending staff meetings/events. Demonstrate and teach the character development values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty.
  13.  Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational courses and/or appropriate reading material/ Licensing requires the completion of a minimum of 20 hours training per year relevant to the care of school age children.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
Directly supervises 1-7 employees in the School’s Out Child Care Site. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.

 

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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

The site coordinator shall be at least 21 years of age and shall meet one of the following:

Hold a Bachelor's degree in a field relating to education, child development, human services or recreation from an accredited or approved institution of higher education; and have a minimum of one years' supervised experience working with school age children in a group setting (field placements and student teaching will be counted toward this requirement); or

Hold an Associate's degree in a field relating to education, child development, human services or recreation from an accredited or approved institution of higher education; and have a minimum of two years' supervised experience working with school age children in a group setting (field placements and      student teaching will be counted toward this requirement).

Must be at least 21 years of age

CERTIFICATES and LICENSES

Prior to or on first day of employment:

Child Abuse Prevention

Meet RI DCYF or MA OCCS requirements

Within first two months of employment:

CPR/ First Aid Certification

Listen First

Obtain a chauffeur’s license or MA 7D certificate

Work to achieve within 12 months of hire:

YMCA certification in Child Care

Principles of YMCA Child Care

Working with 5-9 year olds

Working with 10-14 year olds

School Age Child Care Director Training

Lock out/ tag out training

Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of training per year relevant to the care of school age children.

Must be willing to attend training and certifications to improve knowledge and program quality.


 

How to Apply

http://http://www.jobs.net/j/JmayHkJf?idpartenaire=20011

 

YMCA of Greater Providence: Kids Care Leader

Program Address

Barrington, RI

Job Description

 Responsible for the supervision and safety of children, while providing high quality Kids Care programs that allow for positive interaction with children and their families. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

 Assist in maintaining the necessary records involving attendance and sign-in and sign-out sheets. When releasing child(ren), insure the proper release procedures are followed and appropriate identification is shown.

 Inform parents of the system used for accountability of the children. Be prepared to describe the program features and procedures.

 Maintain good public relations with parents and members. Direct serious matters to the Coordinator or Program Director.

 Set up and break down equipment as necessary. Report deficiencies in equipment and supplies to the Coordinator or Program Director.

 Responsible for the health and safety of Prime Time participants. Cautioning them regarding unsafe practices and conditions. Perform rescue/first aid when necessary. Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.

 Maintain a neat, clean and pleasant environment.

 Arriving prepared for the scheduled shift, which includes arriving for duty 15 minutes prior; in proper attire; prepared for constant concentration and visual surveillance of participants with no distractions

 Demonstrate and teach the Character Development values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. 10. Be a member service ambassador remaining abreast of current programs and facility schedules. Being prepared to provide personalized direction to other YMCA services.

 Work in harmony and cooperation with the staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA

 Communicate with members, make them feel welcome and address them by name


 

Job Qualifications

CERTIFICATES and LICENSES

  • Prior to or on the first day of employment:
  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Meet RI DCYF or MA OCCS requirements
  • Within first two months of employment:
  • CPR/ First Aid Certification
  • Listen First
  • 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, Childcare 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.
  • EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  • High School (GED) Preferred




 

How to Apply

http://http://www.jobs.net/j/JTktpmQl?idpartenaire=20011


 

YMCA of Greater Providence: Out of School Time Coordinator

Program Address

Kent County- Warwick, RI

Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Providence is currently hiring an Out of School Time Site Coordinator! The Out of School Time Site Coordinator has overall responsibility for site program delivery, program administration, staffing, and parent communication at the site.

This person will be responsible for staff coach, training and development, data collection and tracking and school engagement.

They have overall responsibility to evaluate site effectiveness and insure compliance with GPYMCA policies and guidelines along with RI State Licensing requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include but not limited to

  •  Plan, supervise and implement a well-rounded, academically aligned curriculum (including objectives, lesson plans and evaluation) for the site, i.e. project based learning, health and wellness activities, homework support.
  •  Develop, plan and supervise activities during school vacation weeks, and other days off from school.
  •  Support planning and implementation of the Summer Learning Program
  •  Provide direction and guidance to staff, aid in staff training and conduct staff meetings. Supervise site staff and provide written evaluation of their work performance.
  •  Responsible for supervising and demonstrating the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement.
  •  Create systems and processes when needed, particularly around staff coverage, data collection, recruitment and retention.
  •  Maintain positive relationships with parents in OST and during school day by participating in PTO and family engagement activities.
  •  Plan and implement, with staff, monthly parent engagement activities. 
  •  Maintain the necessary records involving attendance, proper release procedures, program registrations and documents required for state licensing; as well as collecting and maintaining records of all child care payments.
  •  Ensure that the proper procedures regarding vehicle use are followed at all times.
  •  Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational courses and/or appropriate reading material/ Licensing requires the completion of a minimum of 20 hours training per year relevant to the care of school age children.



 

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience:

  •  Directly supervise 1-7 employees in the school based OST Site. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.
  •  Holds at least an Associates Degree or sixty college credit hours, with eighteen of them in a field relating to education, child development, human services or recreation from an approved and accredited institution of higher education.
  •  Bi-lingual in Spanish is highly preferred
  •  CPR/First Aid Certificatioin/Listen First/Child Abuse Prevention (prior to or on first day of employoment).
  •  Obtain a chauffeur's license or MA 7D certificate/ Meet RI DCYF requiremets.

How to Apply

http://www.jobs.net/j/JHBsaqaj?idpartenaire=20011

 

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

TEACHER ASSISTANT Joyful Learning Child Academy South Kingstown.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the supervision of the Center Director and Classroom Teacher, the Teacher Assistant is responsible for helping to create and maintain a safe and secure environment for children from infants to pre-school while working in conjunction with families and staff. Love of
children and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with families is a must.

HOURS: Full-time position available upon completion of background screening and immunization screening process.


 

Job Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED and previous experience required. RIELDS Certificate a plus.


 

How to Apply

 Cover letter and resume due to Tri-County Community Action Agency at apply@tricountyri.org or fax to HR at 1-855-372-4016 or 401-351-6611.

 

Genesis Child Development & Learning Center: Lead Head Start Teacher

Program Address

620 Potters Avenue
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

Genesis Early Learning Center is seeking an experienced, passionate and organized Lead Head Start Teacher to Preschool. Teacher to work in our recently renovated Preschool Room. Applicants must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (or related field) and have at least three years of teaching experience. This is a full-time, year-round position with a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, retirement savings plan, paid time off and holidays. This job requires but is not limited to supervising teacher assistants and per diem staff to ensure compliance with and implementation of Head Start Program Performance Standards, DCYF Regulations, Rhode Island Department of Education Early Learning Standards, Genesis Personnel Policies, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Caring For Our Children to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. 30 hrs/year professional development.

 

Job Qualifications

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

 Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field The Lead Head Start Teacher will have:

  •  Ability to model and maintain the utmost level of confidentiality, respecting and preserving the dignity and privacy of children, families, staff, and program operations.
  •  Ability to create and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum aligned to Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards
  •  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 a plus.
  •  Demonstrated classroom management and curriculum planning experience.
  •  Basic computer skills required.
  •  Must be certified in CPR and First Aid within 30 days of hire.
  •  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 old i.e. be able to sit on floor with children. Ability to see and hear required.
  •  Local travel for home visiting is required.




 

How to Apply

Only complete applications with required qualifications will be considered. Please send resume and cover letter to Catherine Green at cgreen@gencenter.org.
 

YMCA of Greater Providence: Kids Care Leader

Program Address

Hope Street, Providence

Job Description

Responsible for the supervision and safety of children, while providing high quality Prime Time programs that allow for positive interaction with children and their families.

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.
  •  If you disagree, propose a solution.
  •  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.

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  •  Assist in maintaining the necessary records involving attendance and sign-in sign-out sheets. When releasing child(ren), insure the proper release procedures are followed and appropriate identification is shown.
  •  Inform parents of the system used for accountability of the children. Be prepared to describe the program features and procedures. 
  •  Maintain good public relations with parents and direct serious matters to the Coordinator or Program Director.
  •  Set up and break down equipment as necessary.
  •  Responsible for the health and safety of Prime Time participants. Cautioning them regarding unsafe practices and conditions. Perform rescue/first aid when necessary. Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.
  •  Maintain a neat, clean and pleasant environment. Report deficiencies in equipment and supplies to the Coordinator or Program Director. 
  •  Arriving prepared for the scheduled shift, which includes arriving for duty 15 minutes prior; in proper attire; prepared for constant concentration and visual surveillance of participants with no distractions.
  •  Find coverage for self in the event of an absence and then notify the Coordinator or Program Director of the change. 
  •  Responsible for attending staff meetings/events. Demonstrate and teach the Character Development values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. 
  •  Be a member service ambassador remaining abreast of current programs and facility schedules. Being prepared to provide personalized direction to other YMCA services. 
  •  Work in harmony and cooperation with the staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA.
  •  Communicate with members, make them feel welcome and address them by name.

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.

Education and/or Experience: High School (GED) Preferred

Certifications / Training: Within first two months of employment:

CPR/ First Aid Certification

Listen First

Child Abuse Prevention

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, Childcare Symposium and Y’s Way to Child Care program offerings.

Hazard Communications Training


 

How to Apply

http://www.jobs.net/j/JTQIkmRp?idpartenaire=20011

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Associates/Early Head Start (EBCAP0228)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two full time/full year Teacher Associates 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.

The Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher Associates assist the Lead Teachers and cooperate in a supportive role carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers. The Teacher Associates role is to promote the health, nutrition and education of the children and to attend to their safety and welfare. The Teacher Associates will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards.

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

Job Qualifications

The Teacher Associates must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, staff, community representatives and volunteers. The Associate Teacher assists the Lead Teacher to observe and record behaviors of children and identify each child’s strengths and areas to grow. The Associate Teacher will develop and utilize daily plans which promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of EHS children.

The individual must have one of the following: Bachelors or Associates in ECE or a related field*; or Certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA); or HS diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one year supervised experience in ECE classroom; or RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degree for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education &
Recreation and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 9 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching 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 also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (currently 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 employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

 

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program. Our new and enhanced applicant tracking system is currently under construction. Until our system has been fully updated, we are asking all applicants to submit a cover letter which notes
position title and position number, a resume and salary expectations to employment@ebcap.org
 

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0320)

Program Address

Warren, RI

Job Description

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

The Teacher Assistant will work in partnership with the teachers, to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children. The teaching team is responsible for promoting the health, nutrition and education of the children and to attend to their safety and welfare. Under direction of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

 

Job Qualifications

The Teacher Assistant must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, and staff. The Teacher Assistant will assist the Lead Teacher to provide a supportive social-emotional classroom climate, assist in classroom activities and transitions to ensure that children are under appropriate supervision and guidance always.

The individual must have one of the following: Bachelors or Associates in ECE or a related field*; or Certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA); or HS diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one year supervised experience in ECE classroom; or RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degree for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 9 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching 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 Part Time Employees Working 16 – 29 hours per week, EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes free and convenient parking, 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! EBCAP is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.
 

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program. Our new and enhanced applicant tracking system is currently under construction. Until our system has been fully updated, we are asking all applicants to submit a cover letter which notes
position title and position number, a resume and salary expectations to employment@ebcap.org

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0320)

Program Address

Tiverton, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a part time/full year Teacher Assistant Float to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Head Start program at 1048 Stafford Road in Tiverton, 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 unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP. The Teacher Assistant will work in partnership with the teachers, to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children.

The teaching team is responsible for promoting the health, nutrition and education of the children and to attend to their safety and welfare. Under direction of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

Job Qualifications

The Teacher Assistant must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, and staff. The Teacher Assistant will assist the Lead Teacher to provide a supportive social-emotional classroom climate, assist in classroom activities and transitions to ensure that children are under appropriate supervision and guidance always. 

The individual must have one of the following: Bachelors or Associates in ECE or a related field*; or Certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA); or HS diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one year supervised experience in ECE classroom; or RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis *The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degree for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education.

Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 9 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching 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 Part Time Employees Working 16 – 29 hours per week, EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes free and convenient parking, 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! EBCAP is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program. Our new and enhanced applicant tracking system is currently under construction. Until our system has been fully updated, we are asking all applicants to submit a cover letter which notes
position title and position number, a resume and salary expectations to employment@ebcap.org
 

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

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two Kitchen Aide Substitutes for our Head Start Program at 740 West Main Road, Middletown and 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard, Newport, RI. Head Start is an Early Childhood Education program for children ages birth to 5. 

The position is a per diem position and shifts would span 8:00 am to 4:30 pm when called in. The Kitchen Aides 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 Kitchen Aide Substitutes must follow all food handling procedures as well as food allergy protocols.
 

Job Qualifications

The Kitchen Aide Substitutes require a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. This position is on call and therefore does not have a guarantee on the number of hours available per week.

Other Information

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

 

How to Apply

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East Bay Community Action Program. Our new and enhanced applicant tracking system is currently under construction. Until our system has been fully updated, we are asking all applicants to submit a cover letter which notes
position title and position number, a resume and salary expectations to employment@ebcap.org.

YMCA of Greater Providence: Out of School Time Director

Program Address

Cranston, RI

Job Description

The Cranston YMCA is seeking a cause-driven leader to join our leadership team! At the Y, it's more than a job... it's a purpose. The work of the Out of School Time Director positively affects the lives of children and families in our community. We are providing youth the ability to be the best they can be and build confidence through learning new skills, making new friends, being physically active and succeeding in school. Join our team and make a difference in the community. 

Under the direction of the Operations Director, the Out of School Time Director will be responsible for the development, administration, supervision and delivery of school age Out of School Time Programs in Cranston. This position's primary focus is on direct, hands-on leadership relative to school age programs, insuring that service to YMCA members and the community are maximized. Serves as a spokesperson for the Cranston YMCA OST department and our mission to provide high quality, enrichment programming for youth and to close the achievement gap and stem summer learning loss. Oversee the planning, development and delivery of OST programs in accordance with YMCA guidelines, grant requirements and State Licensing requirements and insure adherence to all.

Supports and implements policies and practices designed to uphold a high quality experience for staff, students and families. Provide leadership and support to staff, community partners, and volunteers to insure creative enrichment program which is developmentally appropriate and aligned to RI grade level expectations. Maintain a positive rapport with parents of participants in the program, listening and responding to the needs of the families we serve. Plan parent engagement events for OST and recruit parents and volunteers to attend.

Support a structure for staffing that allows for optimal pool of staff at sites daily to meet ratios and programming needs. Supervision of OST Site Directors and development of training for all OST staff, reviewing individual performance and effectiveness, contributing to annual appraisals and participating in all aspects of staff supervision in accordance with description under "Supervisory Responsibilities." Oversees OST budget, in particular staffing and supply expenses and childcare and DHS revenues.

Evaluation of the OST program, according to standards and guidelines set forth by best practices. Utilizes data to drive program improvement and decision making. Build strong relationships with school personnel and community partnerships. Responsible for the development, monitoring and controlling of the OST operating budget. Ensure recruitment of participants to meet budget expectations.


 

Job Qualifications

B.A. required, MA preferred. Bi lingual is desirable. Must have at least 3 years of experience working in an educational setting with an Out of School Time focus and managing multiple staff and programs. Excellent organizational skills: attention to detail, ability of prioritize,
and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

 

How to Apply

http://www.jobs.net/j/JIllGRPA?idpartenaire=20011


 

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

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

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

We offer:

  • Starting pay of $12-13.00 per hour depending on qualifications
  • Year round position, part time or full time.
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • Paid Bonus days
  • Dental Benefits
  • Continued Training and Professional Development provided
  • 50% toward CPR/1st Aide certification
  • Sorry, no medical benefits available at this time

Job Qualifications

Only professionally experienced individuals apply. THANK YOU
Requirements:

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

How to Apply

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

Way to Grow Early Learning Center: Teacher / Child Care Assistant

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

Teacher / Child Care Assistant wanted for cozy Preschool located in North Providence. Enthusiastic individual to work directly with children, possibly create, implement & oversee fun, creative Hands-On activities using RIEDLS standards are part of the duties of this wonderful position. RIC & CCRI Early or Elem Ed Students are encouraged to apply. Part & full time hours available. Great team-oriented staff.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Holidays paid for full time position
  • Vacation Days paid for full time position
  • Position is year round, Some flexibility for summer days off
  • Continued Training and Professional Development provided
  • 50% paid toward CPR/1st Aide certification
  • Sorry, no medical benefits available at this time
  • 6 Paid bonus days available per year
  • Dental Benefits available

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in a professional EC setting is preferred but not a must.
  • Coursework in EC education is a plus !
  • Level I Foundation RIELDS Class completion or willingness to complete.
  • Excellent communication skills & flexibility is a must.
  • Be able to lift 40 lbs.

How to Apply

Currently Interviewing. Please email resume with cover letter to info@waytogrow.com

 

Joyful Hearts Childcare Center: Pre-School Lead Teacher

Program Address

91 Cottage St
Pawtucket RI
02860

Job Description

Joyful Hearts Childcare is looking for a full time toddler and Preschool Lead teacher. We are a very friendly environment. We are a big family. Our number priority is working in a positive, safe and fun environment. We are looking forward meeting you soon.Develop weekly plans aligned with Rhode Island Early Learning Standards Choose Monthly Goals from Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards Implement Creative Curriculum Document daily observations of children (photos, anecdotes, work sample etc..) Enter all documentation into Teaching Strategies Gold Inform families about child's day using "Kaymbu" (mobile app) Meet with Parents three times a year to discuss their child's progress Basic Cleaning (dust shelves etc...) Finish 20 hours of Professional development training a year Complete RIELDS comply with Joyful Hearts regulations regarding childcare Attend and participate in staff meetings, center events, and parent meeting requested. 

Job Qualifications

12 college Credits or more CPR &First; Aid 2 years of experience or more.

Other Information

Paid Vacations & Holidays. 

How to Apply

Email your resume at joyfulheartschildcare@yahoo.com. We will call you and schedule an interview.

 

Federal Hill House - School Age Program: 1 School Age Staff & 2 Van Drivers

Program Address

9 Courtland Street
Providence, RI 02908

Job Description

Federal Hill House Association is a nonprofit social service agency in Providence, Rhode Island. Federal Hill House’s School Age Child Care (SACC) Program serves elementary and middle school students before and after school. We provide transportation to and from partner schools, and provide
breakfast and an afternoon snack. We operate a full day summer enrichment program. We serve an average of 40 students before school and 65 students after school.

The School Age Child Care Program Assistant is responsible for managing a group of school age children during after school hours, and full time during school vacations. The program assistant serves as a role model, develops positive relationships with children and families, delivers curriculum
content, and ensures the safety of all children. Program Assistants also drive a 15 passenger van for school pick up, and during field trips.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain a safe and clean environment at all times Develop positive, productive relationships with children, parents and caregivers.
Uphold all program / agency policies and procedures.
Provide input to curriculum planning.
Implement enrichment curriculum and provide support for homework start Assist with breakfast / snacks, ensuring compliance with menu and meal protocols.
Comply with all DCYF regulations.
Create positive, productive program environment utilizing positive and preventative classroom management techniques and responding to the developmental needs of children Participate in on-boarding training and orientation as well as on-going professional development.
Participate in monthly staff meetings and common planning time.
Maintain effective interaction with colleagues.
Communicate concerns to supervisor in a timely manner.
Drive agency 15 passenger van during school pick up, and / or field trips.
Attend agency meetings / trainings as requested.
Additional duties as assigned.

 

Job Qualifications

Van Drivers:

Must be 21 years old, hold a valid driver's license, have a clean driving record, , and ability / willingness to obtain chauffeur's license within four weeks Experience Preferred.

School Age Staff:

Must be 18 years old, hold a high school diploma or GED certificate,and can pass a fingerprint and DCYF background check. Must have either formal training related to child or youth development or at least 1 year of supervised working experience working with school age children in a group
setting. Preferred requirements: Bachelors’, Associates, or active pursuit of college degree, and at least one year of experience working in after school or summer camps Must be able to clear all required background checks.

All Positions:

  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Positive group management skills
  • Love for children and belief that all children have the ability to thrive in a supportive, structured environment
  • Reliability and professionalism
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Hours for all 3 positions are:
Monday - Friday 7:00am - 9:00am;
Monday - Thursday 2:00 - 6:00pm;
Friday - 12:30 - 6:00

 

How to Apply

email your resume to dwalsh@federalhillhouse.org

Love 4 All Learning Center Metcalf Location: Lead & Assistant Teachers

Program Address

162 Metcalf Street
Providence, RI 02904
401-272-5013

Job Description

A 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.

Among many others, some of the responsibilities include:

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Email your resume at METCALFL4A@GMAIL.COM Also, feel free to contact the center at 401-272-5013 ask for Gina or Wendy


 

YMCA of Greater Providence: Teacher- Early Childhood

Program Address

Hope Street, Providence, RI

Job Description

Responsible for caring for the children and implementing the early learning and development program in the classroom.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: Additional duties may be assigned. Develop and implement 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.

Prepare lesson plans in accordance with the Creative Curriculum framework for both indoor and outdoor activities. Present weekly lesson plans to the Educational Coordinator for review and assure a copy of all plans is available for review.

Assure authentic assessment for children is on going and documented in a timely fashion. Develop a portfolio system of documentation collection for each child which reflects their developmental progress. Complete Ages and Stages Developmental Screening at age appropriate stages.

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.

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.

Work in harmony and cooperation with all staff volunteers and members of the Y.

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

Associate Degree in ECE or Bachelors Degree in ECE or Related Field with at least 15 credits in ECE. 3 Years experience of supervised experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program or certified family day care program AND have proof of ongoing early childhood staff development


 

How to Apply

please see complete posting at: http://www.jobs.net/j/JsMcARhC

Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island: Lead Teacher: Infant/Toddler

Program Address

401 Elmgrove Avenue
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Responsible for developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional and physical development of each child enrolled in a group in accordance with NAEYC and Brightstars Performance Standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and conduct an effective child development program to meet the physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs of each child.
  • Ensure the safety of children through constant supervision, effective arrangement of space, proper maintenance of equipment, and regular practice of fire drills and other emergency procedures.
  • Operate the classroom in compliance with all child care licensing standards, and the Dwares JCC and David C. Isenberg Staff manuals.
  • Familiar with NAEYC standards
  • Create an open, friendly, and cooperative atmosphere in which children and families feel comfortable and secure.
  • Provide enriching experiences that promote individual expression and growth through conversation, play and creativity.
  • Ensure that parents receive adequate information about their child's experiences at the center through daily contacts and regularly scheduled parent conferences using teaching strategies gold and other assessment methods.
  • Greet infants/toddlers and their caregivers warmly and with enthusiasm each morning.
  • Initiate, plan, and execute classroom activities using the Creative Curriculum, and Rhode Island Early Learning standard domains.
  • Create an inviting, organized developmentally appropriate classroom environment.
  • Observe children upon drop off and throughout the day to detect signs of illness, injury, or other needs and report these signs immediately to the Director.
  • Maintain confidentiality of child and family information at all times
  • Must attend monthly evening staff meetings and other required gatherings outside of the conventional school day.
  • Be a team player
  • Ability to guide and work alongside an assistant teacher
  • Contribute to the operation of the center by participating in staff meetings and sharing information gained through attendance at workshops and professional reading of articles.
  • Work as a member of a team to ensure continuity and a high standard of quality in all classrooms in the center.

Job Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • A college degree in child development or early education and at least one year of experience teaching in a part-day or full-day program for infants and toddlers; or
  • A college degree in an appropriate human service or education field (e.g. psychology, special education, music, social work) including some courses in child development, and at least two years teaching in a part-day or full-day program for infants and toddlers; or

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have a warm and supportive attitude and disposition toward working with children and their families.
  • Must be reliable.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be physically able to perform the job of a teacher of young children.
  • Willingness to adhere to DCYF standards.

How to Apply

Email Resume to: mrosado@jewishallianceri.org

Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island: Assistant Teacher: Infant/Toddler

Program Address

401 Elmgrove Avenue
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in developing and implementing a program of activities that promotes the social, emotional and physical development of each child enrolled in a group in accordance with NAEYC and Brightstars Performance Standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in staff meetings, center activities, and staff development.
  • Assist Lead Teacher in reviewing the progress of each child and developing written plans to promote each child’s growth and development.
  • Maintain a well-organized, safe and attractive classroom environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of children.
  • Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline.
  • Assist Lead Teacher in planning and implementing the daily program of activities based on principles of child development and in accordance with the program’s curriculum.
  • Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests, and needs and use this information to facilitate learning and growth.
  • Establish a positive relationship with each child’s family and share information about the child’s day at the Center.


 

Job Qualifications

  • Must have Associates Degree or CDA in Early Childhood Education.
  • Must be CPR Certified.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in an infant classroom.
  • Must demonstrate experience and interest in working with young children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Must demonstrate a strong knowledge of appropriate practices in early childhood development including working with parents.
  • Must demonstrate success in working as a member of a team.
  • Must have effective and strong communication skills (orally and written).
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with young children.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours in order to meet the needs of the program.



 

How to Apply

Email Resume to: mrosado@jewishallianceri.org

Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island: Early Childhood Center Float

Program Address

401 Elmgrove Avenue
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Nature of Work: To assist and cooperate in a supportive role with relieving teaching staff for breaks and planning time. Promote the social, emotional and physical development of the children in the classroom, in accordance with NAEYC and Brightstars Performance Standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in staff meetings, center activities, and staff development.
  • Assist teachers in reviewing the progress of each child.
  • Maintain a well-organized, safe and attractive classroom environment conducive to the optimal growth and development of children.
  • Develop a positive relationship with each child and promote the development of self-esteem and self-discipline.
  • Observe each child daily to assess skills, interests, and needs and use this information to facilitate learning and growth.
  • Establish a positive relationship with each child’s family and share information about the child’s day at the Center.

Job Qualifications

Education:

  • Currently pursing degree in Early Childhood Education or similar field.
  • Experience working with children in a group setting is preferred.

Requirements:

  • Must be CPR Certified or willing to attain certification.
  • Must demonstrate interest in working with young children, parents, and volunteers.
  • Must demonstrate success in working as a member of a team.
  • Must have effective and strong communication skills (orally and written).
  • Must demonstrate the ability to work well with young children.
  • Must be willing to work flexible hours in order to meet the needs of the program.


 

How to Apply

Email Resume to: mrosado@jewishallianceri.org

Emmanuel Day School: Education Coordination-Part Time

Program Address

Emmanuel Church, 42 Dearborn Street, Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

The Education Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of classroom and educational program requirements. The coordinator supervises all teaching staff, provides training for competency and facilitates professional staff development.

 

Job Qualifications

Associates, BS degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field, 

•RI Early Learning and Developmental Standards (RIELS/RIELDS) certificates in Foundations and Standards-Based Programs
•A minimum of 1 year of supervised teaching experience in a licensed /approved early childhood program
•Some knowledge of DCYF Regulations, DAP, BrightStars Quality Rating System; and Curriculum & Assessment
•Must be a warm, nurturing professional .CPR/First Aid certified


 

Other Information

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
•Develop and oversee the implementation of standards-based curriculum that aligns to DCYF Regulations and Bright Stars Quality Education Program.
•Integrate a formalized spiritual/character education curriculum into the school day.
•Supervise teaching staff.
•Monitor the supervision of children.
•Ensure classrooms and other learning environments are conducive to education and meet safety standards.
•Assist in evaluating the educational staff for alignment with the RI Workforce & Competency Standards (WKC).
•Responsible for all aspects of classroom and educational program requirements.
•Monitor teacher activities in planning parent-teacher conferences.
•Assist teaching staff in the development of individual educational assessment for children and monitor the implementation of the plan.
•Assist in the development of the educational program design based on the needs assessment.
•Plans and assists teaching staff in implementing family engagement in the education program; in the classroom and in the home.
•Review and evaluate existing program with a team made up of the director, parents, staff, parishioners and preschool committee liaison to enhance compliance with the performance standards and regulation.
•Assists teachers to develop their own supervisory skills.
•Collect, analyze and aggregate data to support child outcomes and improve program practice.
•Set clear expectations of what is required of staff performance.
•Attend appropriate staff meetings and training.
•Ensure the staff job performance is clearly understood as stated in job description.

 

How to Apply

 Email cover letter and resume to Marie Birch/ EDS Director at edsdirector@emmanuelnewport.org

YMCA of Greater Providence: OST Site Coordinator, FT & PT openings

Program Address

Cranston, RI

Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Providence is currently hiring an Out of School Time Site Coordinator! The Out of School Time Site Coordinator has overall responsibility for site program delivery, program administration, staffing, and parent communication at the site. This person
will be responsible for staff coach, training and development, data collection and tracking and school engagement. They have overall responsibility to evaluate site effectiveness and insure compliance with GPYMCA policies and guidelines along with RI State Licensing requirements.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include but not limited to

• Plan, supervise and implement a well-rounded, academically aligned curriculum (including objectives, lesson plans and evaluation) for the site, i.e. project based learning, health and wellness activities, homework support.

• Develop, plan and supervise activities during school vacation weeks, and other days off from school.

• Responsible for supervising and demonstrating the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement.

• Create systems and processes when needed, particularly around staff coverage, data collection, recruitment and retention.

• Maintain positive relationships with parents in OST and during school day by participating in PTO and family engagement activities.

• Plan and implement, with staff, monthly parent engagement activities.

• Maintain the necessary records involving attendance, proper release procedures, program registrations and documents required for state licensing; as well as collecting and maintaining records of all child care payments.

• Ensure that the proper procedures regarding vehicle use are followed at all times.

• Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational courses and/or appropriate reading material/ Licensing requires the completion of a minimum of 20 hours training per year relevant to the care of school age children.

 

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience:  

• Directly supervise 1-7 employees in the school based OST Site. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.

• Holds at least an Associates Degree or sixty college credit hours, with eighteen of them in a field relating to education, child development, human services or recreation from an approved and accredited institution of higher education.

• Bi-lingual in Spanish is highly preferred.

• CPR/First Aid Certificatioin/Listen First/Child Abuse Prevention (prior to or on first day of employoment).

• Obtain a chauffeur's license or MA 7D certificate/ Meet RI DCYF requiremets.

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. This position requires
normal attention and alertness with occasional concentration. Basic, ordinary courtesy and effectiveness in dealing with others. The position will have few or moderate number of interdepartmental or external contacts on routine matters.

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. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

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 Bloodborne Pathogens and the incumbent will be educated and prepared to do so.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

How to Apply

For Full Time position: http://www.jobs.net/j/JayKFboL?idpartenaire=20011

For Part Time position: http://www.jobs.net/j/JZLAhlCj?idpartenaire=20011
 

Silver Lake Center: Teacher's Assistant

Program Address

529 Plainfield Street
Providence, RI 02909

Job Description

Teacher's Assistant needed for our Before and After School Age Day Care Program. Assist Coordinator with supervision, homework, activities. Transport children to and from local schools

Job Qualifications

Experience working with children Chauffer's License required-or willing to acquire one BCI,CANTS and fingerprinting required 20 hours of Professional Development required

 

How to Apply

Send Resume to silverlake529@hotmail.com

The Curious Child: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

1308 Phenix Ave. Cranston, RI

Job Description

We are looking for a year round full time preschool teacher. This is our three year old classroom. Must have 2 years experience in child care. Must be able to plan lessons aligning with Rhode Island Early learning Standards.

 

Job Qualifications

2 Year experience Must have CPR and First aid cert or willing to obtain certification Must pass Fingerprinting and DCYF clearence Must be up to date on immunizations

 

How to Apply

Please send an email to curiouschildcranston@gmail.com or call 383-1323 and ask for Brittney or Ann.

 

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

Program Address

45 Nooseneck Hill Road ~ Unit 17
W. Greenwich, RI 02817

Job Description

Me & My Friends Child Care and Learning Center is looking for a motivated, energetic, nurturing teacher to join their team. Assists in all aspects of classroom management and supervision of children in an early childhood classroom.


Duties:

 Provides assistance to the teacher in the classroom in regards to daily activities, cleanliness, supervision, curriculum and assessment. Learns and demonstrates positive guidance techniques. Facilitates interactions among children to provide opportunities for emotional, social and cognitive growth.
Works closely with families in partnership to ensure high quality care and education for young children. Maintains a clean, organized and child-friendly learning environment in accordance with state regulation. Maintains supervision of children at all times (indoor/outdoors) using
licensing ratios. Provides adequate, hands on supervision during outdoor play. Prepares snacks, serves lunch and models appropriate hand washing techniques in accordance with health and safety practices outlined in state licensing regulations. Fosters the development of age appropriate self-help skills in children. Attends and actively participates in staff as well as parent-staff meetings and activities. Works on carry over from APE, OT, SLP, and PT in the classroom according to children’s IEP/IFSPs. Actively seeks and participates in 20+ hours of professional development opportunities per year.
Actively participates in and supports efforts to maintain NAEYC accreditation. Works closely with team members in implementing appropriate IEP/IFSP goals for children. Observes children, as directed by the Teacher, and records developmental progress for input into Teaching Strategies Gold.
Assists in the evacuation of babies, children and clients during fire drills or other emergencies


 

Job Qualifications

Ability to consistently demonstrate stability, flexibility, and patience. Ability to relate and communicate sensitively to children and their families. Desire to learn developmentally appropriate practices as outlined in state regulations along with the ability to apply them in the classroom. Hiring dependent upon Clearance – CANTS, BCI, Fingerprinting (within 90 day), evidence of immunizations and appropriate TB test results. Abides by agency’s values of excellence, respect, compassion, inclusivity, and integrity. Uses and discloses PHI only as authorized, as necessary to carry out job duties.
Completes and maintains privacy and security training. Reports suspected violations including those of a business associate or contractor. High School Diploma/GED required, CDA or AA preferred. Meets all requirements of the Rhode Island Department of Education standards as found in Rhode Island General  Law 16-11.2. A minimum of 1 year working experience with young children, birth to age 5. Preschool and Pre-K assistants must have: Teacher Assistant Certificate from Rhode Island or 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education. Foundations of Rhode Island Learning and Development Standards (or the former RIELS level 1. Valid CPR and first aid training/certification.


 

Other Information

This is a part time position. Approximately 25 to 28 hours per week.

 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position, please email Patty at meandmyfriendsri@gmail.com 

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center, Inc.: Assistant Teacher

Program Address

150 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center seeks outstanding assistant preschool teachers to join its education team as full-time staff and part time substitutes.

Brown/Fox Point is an NAEYC-accredited, BrightStars five-star preschool committed to research-based instructional practices, an anti-bias, emergent curriculum, and strong relationships to our diverse families. Along with two lead teachers, assistant teachers provide a warm, nurturing, respectful, safe and caring environment where children's self-concept and independence are enhanced, supporting children's needs and the maintenance of the environment in a responsive manner. They work with individual children and small groups; they assist with supervision both indoors and outdoors; together with all the staff they work to ensure a high quality program.

 

Job Qualifications

Applicants interested in being part of a caring community built around respectful interactions with children, parents, and colleagues are strongly encouraged to apply. Only complete, informed applications will be reviewed! Applicants must submit -- a resume; -- the names, titles, and phone numbers of three references; -- a well-written cover letter that explains why you would be an outstanding addition to Brown/Fox Point. (Please review our website for more information on our program.)



 

Other Information

Full-time assistant teachers receive competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including health insurance, vacation and sick time, reimbursement for professional development, and more. Brown/Fox Point is a caring, diverse environment that respects all members of our community.

 

How to Apply

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

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistant

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; mail to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI 02919.

 

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue

Job Description

Looking for 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.

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

Job 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

Submit cover letter and resume to Tri-County Community Action Agency at apply@tricountyri.org; fax to 401-351-6611; mail to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI 02919.


 

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

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


 

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