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

All About Kids: Assistant teacher

Program Address

1650 Nooseneck hill road

Job Description

  • Looking for a team player, kind, loving and compassionate person. 
  • Working with yearlings-toddlers.
  • 30 hours plus.
  • Our hours are 7-530.

Job Qualifications

  • college student in the education field 
  • Person with prior early childhood experience Must complete 20 hours of PD each year.
  • Must be 18 years of age


 

How to Apply

Please email Kcastelli1872@yahoo.com

Amazing Kids Academy: Teacher and Teacher Assistants

Program Address

2 Morgan Mill Road
Johnston, RI

Job Description

We are looking for those vested in the importance of working with young children.

Whether it is a teacher position or assistant your role in guiding the development of children is vitally important.

The positions we presently have are in our Pre-K room and Toddler room.

If early childhood is your passion in life we would love to interview you for our team.

Job Qualifications

Associate Degree in Early Childhood or Credited courses in early childhood (12 credits).

Students in the field of early childhood are highly considered. 

CPR certified or willing to do so in first 30 days. 

20 hours of Professional Development each year Full time with benefits: holiday, sick and vacation pay. (no health benefits at this time)

How to Apply

Send a resume to: amazingkidsacademy@yahoo.com Attention: Cheryl or call 401-383-1030

Sunshine Child Development Center: Lead Infant, Toddler & PreK Teacher

Program Address

11 Iafrate Way,
North Kingstown, RI.

Job Description

We are looking to hire 3 additional lead teachers for our program.

One Infant, Toddler, and PreK teacher.

COVID hours are currently 7-5, must be available within these hours.

  • Full-time
  • Health benefits


 

Job Qualifications

  • Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education.
  • Associates Degree or higher with a minimum of 24 credits towards Early Childhood Education. 
  • Experience in Child Care.

How to Apply

please send a resume to amyemaine@sunshinecdc.com
 

Joyful Hearts Childcare Center: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

91 Cottage Street

Job Description

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

Job Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.
  • Experience in early childhood.


 

How to Apply

Emai:l joyfulheartschildcare@yahoo.com

Brown/Fox Point ECEC: 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 dynamic educational team. 

Brown/Fox Point is an NAEYC-accredited, BrightStars five-star preschool program committed to research-based instructional practices, an anti-bias emergent curriculum, and strong relationships to our families.

All our staff provide a warm, nurturing, respectful, safe and caring environment where children’s self-concept and independence are enhanced.

Supporting children’s needs and the maintenance of the environment in a responsive manner.

They work with individual children and small groups; they assist with supervision both indoors and outdoors; together with all the staff they work to ensure a high quality program.

 Full-time assistant teachers receive competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including health insurance, vacation and sick time, reimbursement for professional development, and more.

Brown/Fox Point is a caring, diverse environment that respects all members of our community.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education, Skills, and Experience:

  •  HS diploma or GED plus some ECE or applicable coursework.
  •  Prior experience as an Assistant Teacher, home provider, nanny, or equivalent
  •  Strong oral communication skills.


Preferred Education, Additional Qualifications and Experience:

  •  Prior ECE center experience.
  •  B/FP experience and knowledge of B/FP philosophy and practice.
  •  Child Development Associate or Child Development Certificate. 
  •  Familiarity with communities served by B/FP.

How to Apply

Applicants interested in being part of a caring classroom community built around respectful interactions with children, parents, and colleagues are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only complete, informed applications will be reviewed.

 Applicants must submit: a resume; the names, titles, and phone numbers of three references; a well-written cover letter that explains why you would be an outstanding addition to Brown/Fox Point.

Please review our website for more information on our program. 

Applications are welcome immediately and will be considered carefully as they are received.

No phone calls please! Applications can be dropped off, emailed, mailed to 150 Hope Street Providence RI 02906, or faxed to 401-200-8060.

Jamestown Early Learning Center: Young Toddler Teacher Assistant

Program Address

87 North Road
Jamestown, RI 02835

Job Description

We are looking for a toddler assistant to work with
ages 18 months to 24 month. You must be a nurturing patient and caring
individual with a love for toddlers. You will work under the supervision of
the lead Younger Toddler Teacher, assisting in daily routines and
activities. This is a full time Monday through Friday job amd must be
availableto work until our 6:00pm closing.

 

Job Qualifications

Experience is a plus. Must complete 20 hours of professioanl
development in the calendar year.

How to Apply

To apply email at jtownelc@aol.com or call Terri at
401-423-9954.

 

Joyful Noise, Inc.: Toddler Teacher Assistant

Program Address

9 New London Ave
West Warwick

Job Description

Provide positive interactions and relationships with
children, families and teachers. Ensure a healthy environment for learning
and development. Maintain relationships with children through consistent and
responsive interactions. Understand various instructional approaches to meet
individual children's needs. Utilize a variety of instructional approaches
including but not limited to, modeling, facilitating, and co-constructing.
Has a beginning awareness of theoretical perspectives and research specific
to teaching and facilitating.

Skill and Knowledge:
Expected to have a basic understanding of key concepts and be able to carry
out specific instructions, independently apply their knowledge and take
initiative in collaboration with the teacher and finally a teaching
assistant demonstrates a deeper understanding of concepts that are more
complex uses a more nuanced application of that knowledge in collaboration
with the teacher.

Assisting young students with their physical and mental health. In
compliance with State and Federal regulations, safety and emergency
procedures, health and food and nutrition.

Emphasis on physical health and motor development, social/emotional
development, language development, literacy, cognitive development,
mathematics, science, social studies, creative arts.

 

Job Qualifications

BCI check
CANTS check
must be 18 years with a HS diploma or GED
preferred in the field of Early Learning
expected 20 hours per year of professional development
current flu shot

 

How to Apply

Please email resume to:
JoyfulNoiseJen@gmail.com

Joyful Noise, Inc.: Teacher Assistant/Floater-for all Programs at Joyful Noise

Program Address

9 New London and 126 Legris Ave
West Warwick, RI

Job Description

Provide positive interactions and relationships with
children, families and teachers. Ensure a healthy environment for learning
and development. Maintain relationships with children through consistent and
responsive interactions. Understand various instructional approaches to meet
individual children's needs. Utilize a variety of instructional approaches
including but not limited to, modeling, facilitating, and co-constructing.
Has a beginning awareness of theoretical perspectives and research specific
to teaching and facilitating.

Skill and Knowledge:
Expected to have a basic understanding of key concepts and be able to carry
out specific instructions, independently apply their knowledge and take
initiative in collaboration with the teacher and finally a teaching
assistant demonstrates a deeper understanding of concepts that are more
complex uses a more nuanced application of that knowledge in collaboration
with the teacher.

Assisting young students with their physical and mental health. In
compliance with State and Federal regulations, safety and emergency
procedures, health and food and nutrition.

Emphasis on physical health and motor development, social/emotional
development, language development, literacy, cognitive development,
mathematics, science, social studies, creative arts.

 

Job Qualifications

BCI check
CANTS check
must be 18 years with a HS diploma or GED
preferred in the field of Early Learning
expected 20 hours per year of professional development
current flu shot

 

How to Apply

Please email your resume to:
JoyfulNoiseJen@gmail.com

 

Joyful Noise, Inc.: Afternoon Teacher Assistant for our 3 Pre-School Classrooms

Program Address

9 New London Ave and 126 Legris Ave
West Warwick

Job Description

Provide positive interactions and relationships with
children, families and teachers. Ensure a healthy environment for learning
and development. Maintain relationships with children through consistent and
responsive interactions. Understand various instructional approaches to meet
individual children's needs. Utilize a variety of instructional approaches
including but not limited to, modeling, facilitating, and co-constructing.
Has a beginning awareness of theoretical perspectives and research specific
to teaching and facilitating.

Skill and Knowledge:
Expected to have a basic understanding of key concepts and be able to carry
out specific instructions, independently apply their knowledge and take
initiative in collaboration with the teacher and finally a teaching
assistant demonstrates a deeper understanding of concepts that are more
complex uses a more nuanced application of that knowledge in collaboration
with the teacher.

Assisting young students with their physical and mental health. In
compliance with State and Federal regulations, safety and emergency
procedures, health and food and nutrition.

Emphasis on physical health and motor development, social/emotional
development, language development, literacy, cognitive development,
mathematics, science, social studies, creative arts.

 

Job Qualifications

BCI check
CANTS check
must be 18 years with a HS diploma or GED
preferred in the field of Early Learning
expected 20 hours per year of professional development
current flu shot

 

Other Information


 

How to Apply

Please email your resume to:
JoyfulNoiseJen@gmail.com
 

Clubhouse Kids: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

220 Tollgate Road, Warwick RI

Job Description

 Clubhouse Kids is seeking a caring and committed
individual to join our great team of teachers!

Applicants should be familiar and able to:

-Provided care and support for children ages 18 months to 3 years old
-Connect and respond to the needs of parents and children
-Prepare and create lesson plans that align to RIELS
-Keep classroom organized, clean, and inviting to the children
-Must comply with DCYF regulations
-Expect to participate in training's as required by DCYF

Job Qualifications

Applicant should have a minimum of 3 years experience
Associates degree or higher

How to Apply

Please send resume to info@clubhousekidsri.com 

Trailside Day Care: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

120 Wampanoag Trail
East Providence, RI

Job Description

Co-teacher in preschool room

Job Qualifications

Associates degree in early childhood or related field
RIELDS a plus

 

Other Information

Full time position flexible hours
Starting salary $16
Paid vacation and personal days
Health care and dental

How to Apply

Send email to Trailside Day Care or call 401-438-3340

Meeting Street Early Learning Center : Preschool Teacher

Program Address

1000 Eddy Street Providence, RI

Job Description

Meeting Street's Early Learning Center stands out
among childcare providers for all of the right reasons. Ranked among the
highest in the state, we are licensed by the state of Rhode Island and
accredited by Bright Stars and the National Association for the Education of
Young Children (NAEYC). We currently have nearly 90 children enrolled
between the ages of six weeks and five years old, offering separate
classrooms for Infants, Toddlers, "Waddlers", Preschool and Pre-K.

Although 85% of our students do not have special needs, every classroom is
inclusive and designed so that all children can participate and benefit from
additional services. We provide individualized learning, adapting each
lesson plan to suit the needs of each of our learners. Our approach plants
the seeds of both learning and compassion in those critical early years.

About this Role:

Our Teachers guide our youngest learners, leading lessons that encourage
cognitive growth, provide emotional and social support and demonstrate
positive guidance techniques to encourage behavior. They create and
implement engaging curriculum that promotes active learning through a
variety of activities.

Teachers in the Early Learning Center supervise and instruct Techer
Assistants, who support the classroom by creating a fun, educational, clean
and safe environment. They regularly communicate with parents to inform
them of their child's day-to-day, and meet with them to discuss their
child's overall developmental achievements over time.

Job Qualifications

Knowledge of age-appropriate child development
Positive guidance and redirection techniques
Communicate sensitively to children and their families
Comfortable in providing instruction and feedback to other team members

Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related
field required
RIDE Certified Early Childhood Education Teacher (PK-2) required
RIELDS Foundations of Early Education and Implementing a Standards-Based
Classroom required
2+ years experience caring for children under the age of 5 is preferred
 

Other Information

Meeting Street is a non-profit organization offering a high-coverage,
low-cost benefits package to employees working thirty or more hours weekly.
Our package includes health, dental and vision insurance, FSA, Paid Time
Off, 403b Retirement Plan and more.

How to Apply

Please click this link to submit an application:

https://meetingstreet.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/a2afc300-21e0-9de5-8357-581b2792ba37/apply?source=1144267-CS-33339  

Joyful Noise, Inc: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

9 New London Ave, West Warwick

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

Email Resume to JoyfulNoiseJen@gmail.com

Fax Resume to 4018288893

Call: 401-828-8210

Stork's Nest Child Academy: Teacher Assistants

Program Address

3116 South County Trail East Greenwich RI 02818

Job Description

We are currently seeking candidates for teacher
assistant positions at our East Greenwich school. The Teacher Assistant
would assist in the development and implementation of a developmentally
appropriate program for children ranging from 6 weeks- 5 years. Includes
assisting classroom Teacher(s) with center maintenance, parent relations,
professional development, staff/child interactions, behavior management,
etc. Duties may include assisting in personal care i.e. changing diapers,
assisting in toileting, cleaning, etc. Perform any other duties related to
the organization’s missions, goals, and operations. Complete at least 20
hours of professional training per year.

Job Qualifications

Must be 18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED.
Must be cpr/first aid certified or willing to do so in the first 3 months of
hire.

How to Apply

send resumes to: sherry9867@live.com  

Trailside Day Care : Toddler Teacher

Program Address

120 Wampanoag Trl

Job Description

Co-teacher for our toddler room
Full time position
flexible hours, paid vacation, health insurance

Job Qualifications

Associates degree in Early Childhood Ed
Rields foundations
2 years experience

How to Apply

http://trailsidedaycare@verizon.net

Imagination Station : Floater

Program Address

6 Borden Avenue, Johnston, RI, USA

Job Description

Seeking teacher assistants to join our team! Working
with children (infants-Pre-K) throughout our center. Experience in Early
Childhood preferred. Must be personable, nurturing, energetic and work well
as part of a team. Looking for someone that has open availability and can be
flexible with hours when needed. This is a full time position (30+
hours/week) with paid time off after 3-month probation period.

Job Qualifications

Minimum requirement is a high school diploma or equivalent. 

How to Apply

Please email resume to stationelc@gmail.com or call 4018615401
if interested.

 

Imagination Station: School- Age Site Coordinator

Program Address

6 Borden Avenue, Johnston, RI, USA

Job Description

Looking for a Site Coordinator for our School-Age
before/after school and summer program.

Must be able to work M-F, 6:30-9am and 2:30-5pm during school year. Hours
will change and/or increase during summer and school vacations.

Site Coordinator job duties include:

• planning and implementing all curriculum

• supervising other school-age staff

• setting guidelines for children including basic rules, expectations and
managing behaviors

• putting kids on and off public school buses

• basic cleaning and maintaining of classroom environment

Job Qualifications

The site coordinator must have 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 per DCYF regulations. Experience with children ages 5-10 preferred.

How to Apply

call 4018615401 or email resume to stationelc@gmail.com 

Roger Williams Day Care Center : Co-Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

64 Applegate Lane,
Providence, RI 02905

Job Description

Full-time Co-Lead Preschool Teacher needed to join a
great team-oriented staff. Must have the ability to provide a positive and
supportive classroom environment to ensure children are under appropriate
supervision and guidance throughout the day. Assist in lesson planning,
classroom management to include all aspects of daily activities and
transitions.
Passionate individual to work directly with children. Must have excellent
communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, and
staff. Some knowledge of Creative Curriculum, RIEDLS and Teaching
Strategies Gold a plus. Must be patient, nurturing, hard-working, and
creative, wanting to make a difference in a child's life. Individual must
be able to manage implementation of the educational goals for children in
and out of the classroom and maintain center compliance with all applicable
licensing criteria.

Job Qualifications

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

Other Information

We offer:
• Paid holidays
• Paid vacation time
• Continued Training and Professional Development provided
• Paid CPR/1st Aide certification
• Health Benefits
• 5 Paid Special days available per year

How to Apply

Please email resume with cover letter to Phyllis Evans at
phe@rwdcc.necoxmail.com  

Roger Williams Day Care Center: Full-time Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

64 Applegate Lane
Providence, RI 02905

Job Description

Full-time Lead Toddler Teacher needed to join a great
team-oriented staff. Must have the ability to provide a positive and
supportive classroom environment to ensure children are under appropriate
supervision and guidance throughout the day. Assist in lesson planning,
classroom management to include all aspects of daily activities and
transitions.

Passionate individual to work directly with children. Must have excellent
communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, and
staff. Some knowledge of Creative Curriculum, RIEDLS and Teaching Strategies
Gold is helpful. Must be patient, nurturing, hard-working, and creative,
wanting to make a difference in a child's life. Individual must be able
manage implementation of the educational goals for children in and out of
the classroom and maintain center compliance with all applicable licensing
criteria.

Job Qualifications

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

Other Information

We offer:
• Paid holidays
• Paid vacations
• Continued Training and Professional Development provided
• Paid CPR/1st Aide certification
• Health Benefits
• 5 Paid Special days available per year

How to Apply

Please email resume with cover letter to Phyllis Evans at
phe@rwdcc.necoxmail.com

Roger Williams Day Care Center : Education Coordinator

Program Address

64 Applegate Lane
Providence, RI 02905

Job Description

Full-time Education Coordinator needed to join a great
team-oriented staff. Must have the ability to provide a positive and
supportive environment to ensure children are under appropriate supervision
and guidance throughout the day. Passionate individual to work directly
with Staff, Supervise the overall operation of all eight classrooms within
the center and ensure implementation of the educational program for all
children. Must have excellent communication skills to effectively
communicate with parents, children, and staff. Knowledge of Creative
Curriculum, RIEDLS and Teaching Strategies Gold is a plus. Must be patient,
nurturing, hard-working, and creative, wanting to make a difference in a
child's life. Individual must be able to assist in day to day center
operations and help ensure center compliance with all applicable licensing
criteria.

Job Qualifications

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

Other Information

We offer:
• Paid holidays
• Paid vacation time
• Continued Training and Professional Development provided
• Paid CPR/1st Aide certification
• Health benefits
• Paid Special days (5) available per year
• Position is year round, Some flexibility for time off in summer

How to Apply

Please email resume with cover letter to Phyllis Evans at
phe@rwdcc.necoxmail.com 

Johnston Child Care Center: Teacher Assistant/ Floater

Program Address

87 Putnam Pike
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

We are looking for a few dedicated, energetic, punctual, and hard-working
people to join our team at Johnston Child Care Center. We are currently
looking for two teacher assistants to assist our lead teachers with daily
activities, cleanliness, supervision, curriculum and assessment. Our
teachers are always educating and guiding our young children towards
developmental milestones, while making learning engaging and fun. We are
looking for a morning part time staff member to float and assist in our
infant/transitional/toddler room and a part time afternoon
assistant/floater.

Job Qualifications

Minimum Requirements for Teacher Assistants and Floaters
•Working in a childcare setting is preferred, but not required. We will be
willing to train the right candidate.
•18 years of age with a high school diploma or GED
•Experience in early childhood education or a related field preferred
•CPR/ First Aid certified (within one month of hire)
•CANTS clearance and national based fingerprint check
•20 hours of professional development a year

How to Apply

Please apply be emailing the center online at
johnstonchildcare.com

 

YMCA of Greater Providence : Child Care Administrator

Program Address

438 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable
organization committed to strengthening community through youth development,
healthy living and social responsibility. Under the direction of his/her
supervisor, the Child Care Administrator is responsible for the efficient
and effective operation of the program to ensure: compliance with
regulations, achievement of program goals and delivery of a positive
environment for children, families and staff.

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Work with the Education Director in the management of the child care program
to:
Monitor program budget to meet fiscal objectives
Maintain the new enrollment plan of families and child transitions
Monitor compliance with federal, state, and local licensing regulations as
well as YMCA program standards.
Engage a vibrant family community to include a Parent Advisory Committee,
parent volunteer opportunities, quarterly newsletters, monthly
communications and quarterly family events
Work with the Association marketing department to create a social media
presence and promotion plan for the program.
Recruit, train and support diverse program staff to ensure a high level of
retention, satisfaction and quality that develops them for success in
accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Maintain an ordered arrangement, appearance, décor and learning environment
for the center.
Develop and implement a plan to meet a Four Star Bright Star rating
Assist in the classroom as necessary
Work with the Executive Director in approving and tracking participant
financial assistance awards.
Work with Branch Business Manager on submitting all program payables and
purchasing needs for the program.
Responsible for facility maintenance working in conjunction with the
facility management company and cleaning service to ensure a clean,
organized, risk free environment.
Maintain staff and child records or files in accordance with licensing
regulations.
Model relationship-building skills in all interactions; work in harmony and
cooperation with other staff members at the Branch and Association level as
well as with volunteers and members to develop a team spirit and family
atmosphere.
Develop and maintain strategic collaborative relationships with community
organizations (e.g., state child care licensing agency, school
administration, local schools and colleges) to maximize program impact and
drive overall outcomes;
Performs other duties as assigned.
Work with Central Billing Administrator to:
Ensure efficient enrollment, billing for all program participants.
Maintain all necessary reports and statistical data as required for program
management and licensing, the Department of Education and Nutrition program.
Maintain the necessary records involving attendance and sign-in and sign-out
sheets.
Identify and arrange for grants to enhance the program.
Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational
courses, seminars, program school offerings and appropriate reading material
and maintain required IDPD.
Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.
Keep abreast of the trends and needs in child care and plan for ways to meet
those needs.
Communicate with participants and members regarding programs, services and
events offered by the East Side Branch as well as those at the YMCA of
Greater Providence.
Actively participate in Branch or Association fund raising efforts and/or
special events, providing leadership when necessary.
 

Job Qualifications


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


WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS



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


YMCA OF GREATER PROVIDENCE TEAM STANDARDS:

Know our mission and be able to tell our story.
The mission of the YMCA of Greater Providence is to build healthy spirit,
mind and body for all, through programs, services and relationships that are
based on our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Honor your colleagues by being on time, present and fully engaged at all
times.
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.

 

How to Apply

https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/6141655.careers?ApplyToJob=251937924

Genesis Center: Early Childhood Program Support Specialist

Program Address

620 Potters Ave

Job Description

Genesis Early Learning Center, a 5-star BrightStars
program, is looking for an experienced, organized, and reliable individual
with a love of Early Childhood to join our team as a full-time Program
Assistant. The Program Assistant will work directly with the Early
Childhood Education Director and be responsible for supporting overall
program ifunctions. Candidates should have experience working in an early
childhood setting, be community- and client-focused, and possees excellent
customer service skills. Typical responsibilities are assisting with
overall operations and services on a daily basis, such asgreeting visitors,
answering phones, helping parents with enrollment applications, maintaining
paper and electronic files, performing clerical duties, and offering general
administrative support to the Early Childhood Education Director and staff,
including mentoring and classroom coverage, as needed. This is a full-time
(37.5 hours /week), year-round position with a competitive salary and
benefits package with medical, dental, retirement savings plan, paid time
off and holidays. This job requires an awareness of licensing regulations,
Rhode Island Department of Education Early Learning Standards, Genesis
Personnel Policies, 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 staff are in
compliance so that all children and families have the opportunity for a high
quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. It is also required that
at least 30 hrs professional development be completed annually.

Job Qualifications

Associate’s Degree or higher in ECE or related field is
preferred, but other degrees and qualifications will be considered. The
ideal applicant is English/Spanish bi-lingual, but the ability to speak
languages other than English is not required. The Program Assistant must
possess strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as ability to
use technology, including all Microsoft Applications. Candidates will assist
in overseeing documentation and compliance for various programs including
Early Head Start, State Pre K, and CACFP and supervising/mentoring staff and
ECE Apprentices. Ability to see, hear and lift children up to 50lbs, as
needed, is required. Must have the ability pass all required background
checks.

Other Information

This is the ideal position for someone with experience
looking to get out of the classroom, but remain in the field of ECE. 

How to Apply

send resume and cover letter to cgreen@gencenter.org 

Genesis Center : Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

620 Potters Ave

Job Description

Genesis Early Learning Center, a 5 star BrightStars
program, is looking for an experienced, reliable and organized dedicated,
reliable Lead Preschool Teacher. Candidates must collaborate with a
teaching team of two teacher’s assistants and families to foster
children’s growth and development to join our team. 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 DCYF Regulations,
Rhode Island Department of Education Early Learning Standards, Genesis
Personnel Policies, The Boston Public Schools 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. Hours are
flexible, and employee benefits include the option to enroll their child in
our infant or toddler program at a discount.

Job Qualifications

Candidates should hold a Bachelor’s Degree in Early
Childhood Education or a related field with 24 ECE credits. Applicants
enrolled in higher education for ECE are encouraged to apply, and the center
is willing/able to sponsor TEACH scholars. The Lead Teacher must poses
strong communication and interpersonal skills, as well as ability to use
technology for child assessment, planning and communication. Ability to see,
hear and lift children up to 50lbs, as needed, is required. Must have the
ability pass all required background checks.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to Catherine Green at
cgreen@gencenter.org
 

Federal Hill House Association : Lead Pre-K Teacher

Program Address

9 Courtland Street
Providence, RI 02909

Job Description

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

Job Qualifications

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

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

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

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

Other Information

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

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

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

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

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

Job Description Overview:

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

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

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

Job Type: Full-time.

Salary: $14.00 to $16.00 /hour

How to Apply

Send resume w/ cover letter to jellis@federalhillhouse.org

New Era Enrichment Academ: Teacher's Assistant/Teacher/Fill in

Program Address

13 Hebdeen St

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. Availability must be: Monday through Friday 6:30am- 5:30pm

Candidates must:
Be willing to learn and provide a positive learning environment for children ages 6 weeks- 5 Years old
Must be 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
Preference given to those with Early Childhood college credits.
Must have 12 credits in Early Childhood to qualify as a lead teacher
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- Paid time off Paid Snow Days
Job Type: Part-time/Full-time/As Needed
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary

Job Qualifications

Minimum of 12 credits in Early Childhood  High School Diploma

How to Apply

4013493397 

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

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

We encourage playtime during work hours!
At The Children's Workshop our programs are warm, nurturing and bring out the best in children. The hallmarks of our programs, which range from infant to before and after school care, are creativity, flexibility and of course, FUN! We live by our motto - "Where Learning is Child's Play" .Explore our website to learn more about what makes The Children's Workshop a great place to work!
Now hiring a Teacher Assistant!
In our staff we value creativity, a positive attitude, and motivation to create safe, developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for children. If you are passionate in the field of early childhood and want to make a difference in the early years of a child's life, The Children's Workshop is the place to be!
Summary
The Teacher Assistant will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will work as part of the teaching team to encourage a positive learning environment for all children within the center. While in the classroom, s/he works under the direct supervision of an associate or lead teacher to assist in carrying out curriculum, guiding children’s behavior, and ensuring safety of the children.

Job Qualifications

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

Education/Experience:
College coursework in early childhood education or a related field preferred Must be 18 years or older, hold a High School Diploma/ GED, and participates in an ongoing early staff development program One year of supervised experience preferred

How to Apply

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

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

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

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

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

The Teacher Assistant will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will work as part of the teaching team to encourage a positive learning environment for all children within the center. While in the classroom, s/he works under the direct supervision of an associate or lead teacher to assist in carrying out curriculum, guiding children’s behavior, and ensuring safety of the children.

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

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

Program Address

410 Child St. Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

The Teacher Assistant will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will work as part of the teaching team to encourage a positive learning environment for all children within the center. While in the classroom, s/he works under the direct supervision of an associate or lead teacher to assist in carrying out curriculum, guiding children’s behavior, and ensuring safety of the children.

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

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

Program Address

150 HOPE STREET

Job Description

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center seeks outstanding assistant preschool teachers to join its dynamic educational team.
Brown/Fox Point is an NAEYC-accredited, BrightStars five-star preschool program committed to research-based instructional practices, an anti-bias emergent curriculum, and strong relationships to our families. All our staff provide a warm, nurturing, respectful, safe and caring environment where children’s self-concept and independence are enhanced, supporting children’s needs and the maintenance of the environment in a responsive manner. They work with individual children and small groups; they assist with supervision both indoors and outdoors; together with all the staff they work to ensure a high quality program.
Full-time assistant teachers receive competitive salaries and outstanding benefits including health insurance, vacation and sick time, reimbursement for professional development, and more. Brown/Fox Point is a caring, diverse environment that respects all members of our community.

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Applicants interested in being part of a caring classroom community built around respectful interactions with children, parents, and colleagues are strongly encouraged to apply. Only complete, informed applications will be reviewed! Applicants must submit: -a resume; -the names, titles, and phone numbers of three references; -- a well-written cover letter that explains why you would be an outstanding addition to Brown/Fox Point. (Please review our website for more information on our program.)
Applications are welcome immediately and will be considered carefully as they are received. No phone calls please! Applications can be dropped off, emailed, mailed to 150 Hope Street Providence RI 02906, or faxed to 401-200-8060.
 

Bambini Academy Inc: 18mo-24 month Teacher

Program Address

711 Atwood Avenue Cranston RI

Job Description

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

Job Qualifications

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

 

Other Information

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

 

How to Apply

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

Bambini Academy Inc: Preschool 3/4 teacher

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue Cranston

Job Description

Preschool 3 &4/Head Teacher. Details are listed below.
Position is Monday-Friday 6:30-4:30 or 8:30-4:30 Teacher will plan
curriculum aligned with RIELDS for Pre- Kindergarten children ages 3 and 4, and reflect monthly themes. Teacher Certification/CDA is a must but we may consider students who are currently attending Educational courses. Must provide clean BCI check and CANTS clearance. 1 hour break is allowed and the
classroom will consist of Early Pre-K children. Year round position with a 1 year contract FULL-TIME. No health benefits at this time-5 paid holidays and 5 paid sick days offered. More details along with compensation info will be given upon an interview.

Job Qualifications

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

Other Information

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

How to Apply

email resume to Vanessa.parente@Yahoo.com