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

Johnston Child Care Center: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

87 Putnam Pike Johnston, Rhode Island 02919

Job Description

The teacher's assistants will work alongside the lead teachers assisting with the diaper changes, cleaning, assisting with crafts and activities, and maintaining a safe and educational atmosphere for the children. Candidates must be warm, engaging, and motivated when working with the children.

Flexible Availability

Experience working with children and in a early childcare setting

Job Qualifications

Candidates must be warm, engaging, and motivated when working with the children. Must be a team player and punctual. Early
Childhood classes and/ or experience working with young children is a plus.

At least 18 years of age
Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds

Flexible Availability is a plus

Experience working with children and in a early childcare setting

Other Information

We offer a 3% IRA contribution match, competitive wages, personal development, and a great work environment

 

How to Apply

Apply by emailing Vanessa at vanessa@johnstonchildcare.com or by calling 401-233-3360

Johnston Child Care Center: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

87 Putnam Pike Johnston, Rhode Island 02919

Job Description

- Develop and teach an age appropriate curriculum based on RIELDS standards and the learning and developmental needs of children in your classroom.

- Establish and adhere to developmental and educational age appropriate daily schedule and routines.

- Model positive, motivating, and encouraging student behavior.

- Ensure the classroom, bathrooms, hallways, and shared spaces are clean, safe, and well organized.

- Establish positive relationships and lines of communication with families of students.

- Establish a plan for behavior management by using age appropriate and positive discipline techniques.

- Daily preparation, set-up, delivery, and clean-up of all classroom lessons and activities.

- Follow and enforce all center safety rules, policies, and procedures to ensure the safety and care for all students.

- Participate in staff meetings.

- Complete 20 hours of approved professional development each year.

Job Qualifications

Prior preschool teaching experience in a daycare or school setting is a must!

At least 18 years of age

Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds

Bachelor’s degree (or in the process of obtaining one)

Credits in Early Childhood Courses.

RIELDS Certificate (current or within 6 months of start date)

Active First Aid/CPR Certification

Experience working in early childcare setting

Flexible Availability

*Pay is subject to change based upon education and experience.

Other Information

We offer vacation, sick days, 3% IRA contribution match, paid holidays, discounts on childcare, professional development, and an excellent work environment

How to Apply

Apply by emailing Vanessa at vanessa@johnstonchildcare.com or by calling the school at 401-233-3360

East Bay Community Action Program (NFCOZ): Lead Teacher, NFCOZ (1033)

Program Address

35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time (30 hours per week) and a part-time (15 hours per week) Lead Teacher for our Newport Family & Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) Program at the Pell Elementary School in Newport, RI. NFCOZ provides services and referrals to Newport children and their families in school and community settings, in partnership with Newport Public Schools, parents, and the community.

The Lead Teacher is responsible for creating and implementing the curriculum and thematic activities for their assigned Champion Childcare Program at Pell classrooms, the development and implementation of a nurturing environment for the children, supervision, and care of enrolled elementary students, Communication with families; and assisting to supervise and direct childcare teacher assistants.

Support students who are identified as needing additional resources and interventions in coordination with classroom teachers and specialists. Assist the Coordinator NFCOZ to offer students a broad array of activities that reinforce and complement the regular academic program and that support connections to school, assist students to develop 21st Century skills, and contribute to students’ and emotional growth. Supervise children and ensure safety while attending assigned sessions.

Lead Teachers are also responsible for following all applicable NFCOZ, EBCAP, district, and state regulations and mandates for assisting to advance NFCOZ and EBCAP initiatives, and for promoting the philosophy and mission of
the NFCOZ and EBCAP and the goals of Champion Childcare.

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely. Our new hires are attending orientation and program-specific orientations remotely, and proof of Covid-19 vaccinations is required.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEU’s, and employee assistance program.

For Part Time Employees Working 16 – 29 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes a 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation and sick time, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, mileage reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEU’s, employee assistance program, and more!

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

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

Job Qualifications

As required by the RI Department of Human Services Childcare Regulations: A person who meets all the qualifications in one (1) of the following options may assume the role of Lead Teacher:

MINIMUM: Option 1: The individual holds a High School Diploma with a vocational concentration in child care and has two (2) years of supervised experience in a licensed/approved Early Childhood Program.

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

East Bay Community Action Program (NFCOZ) (MCOZ): Family Services Manager, NFCOZ (EBCAP1032)

Program Address

1113 Aquidneck Ave. Middletown, RI 02842 (Guadet Middle School)

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCP) is seeking a full-time Family Service Manager who provides day-to-day direction and oversight to the assigned staff at the assigned school location/district, while also providing direct service as a Family Service Coordinator.

  • Provide day-to-day direction and oversight to Family Services Coordinators and Student and Family Engagement Specialists for assigned school(s).
  • Compile monthly data reports for the Family Resources Office.
  • Attend district truancy meeting and provide background and propose appropriate interventions.
  • Document activities using both school district and EBCAP reporting systems.
  • Document positive/negative impact (improved attendance, grades, behavior) of interventions in compliance with funding sources.
  • Track outcomes identified by assigned school/school district and EBCAP.
  • Maintain truancy data and prepare attendance reports.
  • Promote school attendance and encourage student’s attachment to school


EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely. Our new hires are attending orientation and program-specific orientations remotely, and proof of Covid-19 vaccinations is required.

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

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

Job Qualifications

The Family Service Manager will have a minimum of a BA/BS Degree in the human service field and two years of applicable experience engaging and supporting students/families through academic success OR equivalent two years toward a college degree and four years experience as articulated above.

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Joyful Learning: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI

Job Description

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.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Contribute to/assist in the provision of written daily plans that include time for the following activities: individual, small/large group, quiet, active/gross motor, small muscle/fine motor, outdoor (weather permitting), child-initiated, and teacher-directed.
  • Assist in fostering the development of intellectual skills by promoting language use and understanding, encouraging children to problem-solve, organizing experiences, understanding concepts, initiating activities, exploring and experimenting, questioning and gaining mastery through learning by doing.
  • Ensuring that indoor and outdoor premises and equipment are kept free and clean, on a daily basis of undesirable and hazardous material and conditions.

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED and previous experience required.
  • Experience with infants, toddlers or with pre-school aged children for at least one year.
  • RIELDS Certificate a plus.


Additional Qualifications:

  • Love of children and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with families is a must.
  • Understand children and family’s special circumstances.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively and respectfully with all classroom, site and agency staff.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of everyone’s experiences, every day.
  • Ensuring the delivery of services that recognizes and respects that every moment matters.

Other Information

Competitive Benefit Package: We offer an excellent, competitive salary and benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, and Disability insurance, as well as a 403b Savings Plan/Pension with an Agency match, Vacation, Sick, Holiday time and access to Agency-sponsored EAP services for employees and their families. Many training opportunities are available that include, but are not limited to various educational experiences, certificate programs, CPR and First Aid training as well as ongoing occasions for additional learning. Tri-County is a qualified entity for employees to access loan repayment opportunities.

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

How to Apply

Please visit our website at www.tricountyri.org to apply and view other current openings. Click on the Career Opportunities link on the bottom of the page.

A Child’s View Inc.: Toddler Teacher Assistant & Preschool Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1735 Mineral Spring Avenue

Job Description

Candidate will assist the lead teacher with activities, lessons, and projects throughout the day.
 

Job Qualifications

Candidate must have completed high school/ equivalent.

Other Information

Full time positions.
9:00 A.M - 3:00 P.M

How to Apply

Email achildsviewinc@gmail.com
Call (401) 654-6677

Dr. Day Care: Lead Toddler Teacher- Smithfield - DD827

Program Address

1201 Douglas Pike Suite 1, Smithfield, RI 02917

Job Description

Its Your Classroom to manage. The time is right to jump on a great opportunity to be the Lead Teacher in your own classroom of Toddlers with the support of Teacher Assistants you will watch the children flourish under your care. Check us out, you won't be sorry. We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community. If you have minimal
experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care, Training Website where you will be able to take virtual classes for many different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set. Looking for help with your college degree in education? We can assist with that also. We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI, URI and RWU.

Each day you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom. Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.

Compensation determined by applicable educational level.

We offer health and dental benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, and more! Click here to learn about what we provide for our employees.

Benefits are as important to us as they are to you. We are happy to share that we offer the following benefits with company contributions.

  • 401K with company match
  • Health and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Paid Holidays for Full Time Employees
  • Reduced Child Care Tuition
  • College Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Vision insurance
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $17.00 per hour

Job Qualifications

Educational Requirements:

  • Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must participate in early childhood staff development program
  • CPR/First Aid certification preferred

Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc.
  • Must have visual and hearing acuity
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
  • Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
  • Available to work shifts between the hours of 7:00am - 5:30pm
  • Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.

 

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights
  • No weekends

Ability to commute/relocate:
Smithfield, RI 02917: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


License/Certification:

  • CPR Certification (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
  • Work Location: One location

How to Apply

Apply on our website: www.drdaycare.com/careers

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Office Assistant $1000 Sign-on Bonus

Program Address

790 Main Street, Warren, RI 02885

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time Office Assistant for Head Start at 790 Main Street in Warren, RI. The Office Assistant answers the telephone, monitors doors and halls for appropriate access, assists parents and caregivers with program information, performs general office tasks, and completes data entry.

EBCAP is offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus for this position.

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

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program,

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Early Childhood Education Internship Coordinator

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time Early Childhood Education and Internship Coordinator to oversee the coordination of an in-house paid training and internship program that serves as a starting point for the EBCAP early childhood career path program. EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.Training will include activities and information to ensure compliance with and implementation of Head Start Program Performance Standards and Rhode Island Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing. Activities and information will use the following standards, policies, and procedures as a framework for successful training outcomes:

  • Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards.
  • Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework.
  • Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG) Online Assessment Portfolio.
  • Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS).
  • Incredible Years Classroom Behavioral Management System.
  • Rhode Island Association for Infant Mental Health Endorsement.
  • RI Workforce Knowledge and Competencies for Early Childhood Education
  • And others as identified.

Core Duties:

  • Oversee hiring activities to interview intern applicants and selection of individuals who meet job requirements.
  • Coordinate with Human Resources to ensure applicants complete pre-employment required documents and meet screening criteria.
  • Provide interns with support and guidance to create a developmentally appropriate environment to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high-quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.
  • Provide ongoing monitoring and evaluation of interns to ensure that all EBCAP policies and procedures are followed consistently.
  • Provide direct training and support to interns to successfully complete orientation activities
  • Oversee interns’ successful completion of online training activities
  • Provide direct training and support to interns to successfully complete
  • Training Lab activities, including classroom responsibilities and client interaction.
  • Oversee directed classroom observation activities
  • Coordinate classroom placement schedule for internship experience
  • Oversee and monitor the evaluation of classroom internship activities

Knowledge Of And Proficiency In:

  • Good communication, reading, writing, and analytical skills are required.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, community representatives, and volunteers in a professional and respectful manner.
  • Bi-lingual ability is a plus.
  • Demonstrated supervisory/management experience.


For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of 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.

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

Job Qualifications

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION:

  • Hold a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field such as Child
  • Development, Elementary Education, or Special Education with 24 credits in Early Childhood Early Education from an accredited or approved institution of higher education.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of adult learning principles, trained on Practice-Based Coaching and the TLC model of coaching a plus.
  • Other combinations of education and experience will be considered
  • Bi-lingual/bi-cultural applicant preferred

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Candy Cane Preschool: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

54 Olney Arnold Road, Cranston, RI 02919

Job Description

Seeking a full time, year round toddler teacher. Our classroom consists up to 12 toddlers, ages 18-27 months. Candidate must be a team player, have excellent communication skills, be warm and caring and have the ability to create an environment for learning. Hourly wage depends on education and experience.

Job Qualifications

Bachelors preferred.

Other Information

We offer…

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Vacation time

How to Apply

Please email resume to Gcairo11@icloud.com

Aim High Early Learning Center: Before & After School Teacher

Program Address

3355 South County Trail

Job Description

The Aim High Early Learning Center is a 5 star, well-respected preschool located in East Greenwich. Our University Program provides Before and After School Care to students in elementary schools in East Greenwich and North Kingstown. We are dedicated to providing quality care to children aged 5-12 years. We are looking for a highly motivated teacher who is caring, dependable, enthusiastic and team-oriented to inspire our students and be part of a positive learning environment. This is a rare opportunity to join a friendly, career-minded, long term, dedicated staff.

Job Responsibilities: The main responsibilities of all teachers will be the care, safety, and education of the children in in our academy. Some other responsibilities will include transportation, daily planning and classroom management, and light cleaning. Teachers will be responsible for communicating with other teachers, management, and families.

Aim High prides itself on offering excellent working conditions to its employees including a competitive salary and professional development.

If you are a qualified and passionate teacher dedicated to supporting elementary school children, reply to this posting by sending your resume to s.cole@aimhighacademy.com. Position starts August 22nd and is a part time year round position.

Job Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma
  • 21 years of age
  • Experience Working with School Age Children
  • Good Driving Record in order to obtain your Chauffers’ License

How to Apply

Send resume to Sue Cole at s.cole@aimhighacademy.com.

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

Program Address

95 Church Street, Newport RI 02840

Job Description

Full Time Youth Development Staff

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

Job Requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge of principles related to development of youth between 5 and 14 years of age;
  • Bilingual Spanish/ English (preferred);
  • CPR/First Aid/AED certifications (Preferred), If candidate does not have certifications, American Red Cross certifications will be required post-hire.
  • Strong communication skills both oral and written are required;
  • Positive role model for members;
  • Report properly attired and on time to work;
  • Candidates shall either: Possess a Chauffer’s License at the time of hire OR, MUST obtain Chauffer’s License within the first 90 days of employment, if the candidate meets all state requirements to do so;
  • Additional training will be provided post-hire;
  • According to state law, the Boys & Girls Club must conduct a criminal records check by the Bureau of Criminal Identification of the Department of Attorney General of the State of Rhode Island.
  • Cultivate an environment that is hospitable, safe and welcoming for both members and staff;
  • Help provide a fun, safe and educational experience for program participants;
  • Oversee a classroom of members to provide a supportive environment;
  • Weekly activities include: swimming, arts & crafts, sports activities, homework help, games room play, theater programs, music programs, STEM programs and more;
  • Plan and implement programs on a daily basis, developing curriculum and lesson plans;
  • Develop safe and professional relationships between other staff and members;
  • Seasonally, Youth Development Staff transition into Summer Camp Counselor staff. During the Summer you will have a group of campers that you will lead throughout the summer;
  • Other responsibilities as needed.

Job Qualifications

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
Sitting, standing, active up and down within area. Running, bending, swimming, throwing and other childcare related movements.

Other Information

Full-time hours with benefits. Annual salary between $30,000-$34,000 based on experience for English Primary Language and $34,000-$36,000 for bilingual Spanish speaking.


The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need help most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens.

For nearly 60 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County has provided quality programming and services not only to those less-advantaged children and their families but to all youth in our community. The Club is part of a nationwide movement of more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs, and we provide services to more than 1,800 members annually.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County offers a variety of programs for children, teens, adults and families. Programs include after school licensed child care, homework help, a teen center, summer camp, swimming lessons and aquatics, a fitness center, dance and drama, computers and technology, music and music production, and the fine arts.

How to Apply

Interested candidates must submit an application and resume to:

Rob O’Neill
Director of Operations and Member Experience
95 Church Street
Newport, RI 02840

Email: roneill@bgcnewport.org

Western Cranston Learning Center: Teacher’s Assistants

Program Address

140 Natick Ave, Cranston, RI 02921

Job Description

Flexible hours with generous hourly pay. Benefits include paid holidays, healthcare and paid time off with full time positions. Must be reliable, love children, patient and have excellent communication skills. Duties include supervising children under the guidance of the lead teacher, keeping classroom neat and clean, diapering and preparing materials for the daily activities. Must be a team player. Will train the right person. Retiree’s and college students urged to apply.

How to Apply

Please send resume to: debmiraglia@gmail.com or call the school and ask for Deb: 401-946-6505

Dr Day Care - North Providence: Therapeutic Integration Specialist

Program Address

1201 Douglas Pike, Suite 4, Smithfield, RI 02917

Job Description

Responsibilities: The Therapeutic Integration Specialist (TIS) will support our Clinician and Administrator in our Therapeutic Child Care integrated program by sustaining the development of an appropriate learning environment and activities for children with special needs, particularly behaviorally challenging children. These activities will help the children become successful in meeting their individual goals outlined in their behavior plans, while integrated with typically developing peers.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assist in the creation of a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment
• Help plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum
• Help to supervise and interact with children to facilitate their play and learning
• Communicate feedback, concerns and questions to the Lead Teacher or Administrator for parent feedback
• Support the implementation of the Therapeutic Child Care Services (TCCS) program
• Help prepare activities
• Serve meals to the children
• Maintain classroom cleanliness and organization
• Attend child specific orientation meetings and monthly TIS trainings
• Assist with the accreditation process as well as other quality initiatives
• Promote interactions between typically developing children and TCCS children and support the children in participating successfully in activities
• Document children’s progress, behaviors and medical status related to the children’s Therapeutic Integration Plans (TIPs) in partnership with the classroom teacher/Administrator and Clinician
• Assist in the development and implementation of the TIPs
• Other duties may be assigned as necessary

Job Qualifications

Educational Requirements

• Minimum high school diploma or equivalent required
• Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Nursing or related field preferred
• Must participate in early childhood staff development program
• CPR/First Aid certification preferred


Experience Requirements

• Minimum two (2) years of experience (with high school diploma or equivalent) working with children in a child care/early learning center
• Must have experience with special needs students, particularly with de-escalating behavior challenges
• Strong communication skills
• Positive team player
• Ability to adapt to change
• Ability to attend TIS meetings/trainings after normal business hours Physical Requirements • Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc.
• Must have visual and hearing acuity
• Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

 

Other Qualifications

• Minimum 19 years of age
• Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
• Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
• Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
• Apart from religious observations, available to work between the hours of 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, according to the needs of the business

Other Information

Call HR Director at 401-475-7707 x211
 

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Dr. Day Care: DD751 Special Needs Teacher Assistant- North Providence

Program Address

2 Volturno St. North Providence, RI 02904

Job Description

Join our Early Learning Center as a Special Needs Teacher Assistant!

This center boasts bright open classrooms and children who thrive on your energy and guidance every day.

Each day you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom. Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.

We provide care for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years old in our Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age programs. We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community. If you have minimal experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care, Training Website where you will be able to take virtual classes for many different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set. Looking for help with your college degree in education? We can assist with that also. We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI, URI and RWU.

Job Qualifications

Educational Requirements: Minimum high school diploma or equivalent

Experience Requirements: Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc.
  • Must have visual and hearing acuity
  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
  • Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
  • Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
  • Work shifts between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday

Other Information

Benefits are as important to us as they are to you. We are happy to share that we offer the following benefits with company contributions.

  • 401K with company match
  • Health and Dental
  • Paid Time Off
  • 13 Paid Holidays for Full Time Employees
  • Reduced Child Care Tuition
  • College Tuition Reimbursement

How to Apply

Apply on our website: www.drdaycare.com/careers

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County: Aquatics Director

Program Address

95 Church Street, Newport RI 02840

Job Description

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, reviewing and creating budgets, marketing materials, scheduling and developing program plans to increase participation.

Job Responsibilities
· Oversee all duties related to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County’s Aquatic’s Program to include but not limited to swim team, adult swim, partnerships.
· Create and monitor budgets.
· Recruit Guards, coaching staff and Instructors, build pipeline of staff and coordinate schedules as needed.
· Oversee all pool operations, supplies, logs and maintenance.
· Supervise and train Aquatics Coordinator and aquatics staff.

Job Qualifications

· Strong communication skills both oral and written are required.
· Able to work without direction after the appropriate training.
· Bachelor’s Degree with Lifeguarding, CPR & AED Certification, Lifeguard Instructor (LGI), American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) preferred.
· Strong experience in building, growing and maintaining successful Swim Lesson programming.
· Required to get RI Non-surf certified through RI DEM.

Other Information

Terms of Employment:

This is a full-time management position with benefits. Compensation based on experience. Salary Range is $37,000.00-$44,000.00

Welcome to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County,

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need help most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. For nearly 60 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County has provided quality programming and services not only to those less-advantaged children and their families but to all youth in our community. The Club is part of a nationwide movement of more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs, and we provide services to more than 1,800 members annually.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County offers a variety of programs for children, teens, adults and families. Programs include after school licensed child care, homework help, a teen center, summer camp, swimming lessons and
aquatics, a fitness center, dance and drama, computers and technology, music and music production, and the fine arts.

How to Apply

Email interest and resume if available to kcantwell@bgcnewport.org.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County: Aquatics Coordinator

Program Address

95 Church Street, Newport, RI

Job Description

This position is responsible for, but not limited to, developing and executing plans to increase participation and revenue for all Aquatics programming, while ensuring safety at all times.

Job Responsibilities
· Oversee Aquatics program and all duties related to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County’s Aquatic’s Program to include but not limited to swim lessons, swim rentals and open swim.
· Assist with all pool operations, supplies, logs and maintenance.
· Assist with recruitment, training and supervising Guards and Instructors.
· Ensure adherence to safety protocols and execution of Mou’s.

Job Qualifications

Strong communication skills both oral and written are required.

Knowledge of programs and activities. Able to receive and provide accurate information to staff and customers.

Certified lifeguard, First Aid and CPR. Lifeguard instructor (LGI), American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) and Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certification preferred.

Required to get RI Non-surf certified through RI DEM.

Other Information

Terms of Employment:

This is a full-time management position with benefits. Compensation based on experience. Salary Range is $33,500.00-$37,500.00

Welcome to the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County.

The mission of the Boys & Girls Clubs is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need help most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. For nearly 60 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County has provided quality programming and services not only to those less-advantaged children and their families but to all youth in our community. The Club is part of a nationwide movement of more than 4,000 Boys & Girls Clubs, and we provide services to more than 2,200 members annually.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County offers a variety of programs for children, teens, adults and families. Programs include after school licensed child care, homework help, a teen center, summer camp, swimming lessons and
aquatics, a fitness center, dance and drama, computers and technology, music and music production, and the fine arts.

How to Apply

Email kcantwell@bgcnewport.org or text 401-314-2660 to apply.

Children's Friend: Lead Teacher

Program Address

153 Summer St. Providence RI

Job Description

Full time teachers who are hired between April 1, 2022, and August 31, 2022 are eligible for a $5,000 sign on bonus!

Established in 1834, Children’s friend is Rhode Island’s oldest child welfare organization. We are an innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children. Join the Children's Friend family, where we offer excellent benefits and work culture!

Essential Functions:
1. Work with the child development supervisor to implement a curriculum based on best practice standards.
2. Ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate. This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility.
3. Maintain progress notes and electronic data as appropriate on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of assigned children.
4. Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community. Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.
5. Hold a minimum of three center-based family/staff conferences per academic year. Actively participate in the preparation of this conference through regular care coordination with family development staff as well as health, nutrition, mental health, and disabilities staff.
6. Provide home-based services to families as required to meet the needs of the individual families and program guidelines; with a minimum of four home visits occurring each month for a minimum of two home visits to each family occurring throughout the academic year. These visits should occur with the family worker whenever possible.
7. Actively participate in all agency, program, and center meetings.
8. Make constructive use of individual and peer supervision on a weekly basis.
9. Provide training and supervision to the teacher assistant in the classroom. Demonstrate reflective supervision practices and build an environment of guidance and support where teaching assistants are comfortable discussing challenges and areas of growth.
10. Mentor on site to ensure the implementation of all best practice standards and Head Start performance standards and to apply sound early childhood theory and practice. Model best practice in curriculum and classroom design.
11. Serves as a peer mentor to newly hired Lead Teachers.
12. Complete 30 hours of relevant training and on-going professional development in child-development and education related topics, including but not limited to completion of RIELDS 2. Develop a plan for completion of no less than 24 semester hours of coursework in Early Childhood Education in each of the following areas: child growth and development, curriculum and methods, reading readiness, health and nutrition, family and community relationships, and service to special needs children.

All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonable accommodate individuals with disabilities. Children’s Friend is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at talent@cfsri.org

Job Qualifications

• Associate’s degree, Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development OR a Bachelor or Master degree in related field.
• RIDE certification preferred.
• Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children.
• Basic computer skills required for data input and use of email.
• Candidates must have a can-do spirit in regards to flexibility. Incumbents must be flexible and have the ability to move from site to site as directed and needed.
• Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests is required. • Must maintain CPR and first aid training.
• Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.
• Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.
• The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.

How to Apply

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Providence Children's Museum: Director of Education

Program Address

100 South Street Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Providence Children’s Museum welcomes children and adults of all backgrounds and from all communities. The mission of Providence Children's Museum is to inspire lifelong learning for all through play, creativity and exploration.

Summary: The Director of Education is responsible for ensuring exceptional programming and facilitation that supports the Museum’s mission, vision and strategic objectives. S/he serves as the Museum’s leader and expert in developing and implementing a wide range of innovative education program and initiatives that inspire and celebrate learning through active play and exploration, including onsite exhibits, digital content, professional development and online courses. The Director of Education will curate the schedule of Educational program offerings, set the standards for program delivery, and train and supervise Education Department staff. Collaborate with Education Department and Visitor Experience Team to provide an integrated and cohesive learning experience for visitors. S/he also provides leadership for the visitor services team – including the hiring, training and assessment of visitor service staff and volunteers – to ensure an optimum visitor experience that supports the Museum’s mission. Oversees development and implementation of visitor services plans, policies and procedures and interdepartmental collaboration with education and exhibits. Works with Director of Finance and Operations to set and meet earned revenue goals, including admission, membership and fee-based programs.

S/he is responsible for ensuring that the Museum serves diverse audiences through high-quality programs both within and beyond its walls.

The Director of Education will report directly to the Executive Director and serve on the Museum’s leadership team. This is a highly collaborative position that requires communication and frequent partnership with Exhibits, Development, Communications and Visitor Experience departments.

Responsibilities:
• Direct vision and strategy for exemplary program development based on the Museum’s exhibits, community partnerships and strategic priorities for early childhood, school age, family and educator audiences.
• Innovate new Education programs with the goal of increasing visitation and access to the Museum’s programs and resources
• Oversee all Education program delivery for public programs, professional development, online classes and outreach programs. Teaching or filling in for teaching programs as needed.
• Develop opportunities to engage all guests in the Museum experience, leading access, inclusion, and diversity initiatives from inception.
• Establish annual goals, objectives and priorities for the Education Department and collaborative projects with partners, including RIDE.
• Supervise the Education team and operate a department that is efficient, organized and effective, ensuring that deadlines are met.
• Develop strategies for Education-related program publicity and marketing in collaboration with Museum’s communications staff.
• Create tools and strategies to evaluate learning-based programs and gather feedback.
• Manage departmental budgets and oversee revenue and expense goals related to program delivery.
• Participate as part of the senior management team in planning, budgeting, and other decision-making.
• Work with Development to maximize fundraising opportunities and steward donors.
• Staff and manage various Advisory Committees and Board Committees as requested.
• Participate in professional activities and forums to represent the Museum and to maintain and deepen professional expertise and knowledge.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred in education, art education, museum studies, or early childhood education.
• 5 or more years of museum education experience, with at least 2-3 years in a leadership role.
• Experience in creating and delivering hands-on and digital programs based on cultural, STEM and art themes for children ages 0-10 and their caregivers in formal or informal learning-based settings.
• Expert organizational and project management skills, with proven ability to prioritize and meet deadlines and manage multiple, complex initiatives through periods of change.
• Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external teams
• A track record as an effective communicator who is articulate and persuasive in written and spoken communications.
• The ability to partner effectively and diplomatically with the Executive Director, peer Directors, Board members.
• A passion for educating children and the mission of The Providence Children’s Museum.

Other Information

Applicants are required to and responsible for having both a BCI check at the attorney general's office and NSOPW background check online upon offer of a position. Applicants consent to these background checks and understand that the results will be part of the consideration of your continued employment. Providence Children’s Museum is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

How to Apply

Email cover letter and resume to the Executive Director at Director@ChildrenMuseum.org. Please attach PDFs of the cover letter and resume; title them with the position name and your last name. No phone calls please.

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

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue, East Providence, RI 02915

Job Description

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

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $1000 for external applicants.

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

This is a full-time (40-hour/week) position. EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program.

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

Under the direction and supervision of a Lead Teacher, the teacher assistant/float will work with a classroom team of professionals to provide a supportive classroom environment, assist in classroom activities and ensure that children are always supervised.

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

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

Job Qualifications

The job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework. Other candidates will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

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Aim High Early Learning Center: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

3355 South County Trail

Job Description

The Aim High Early Learning Center is a 5 star, well-respected preschool located in East Greenwich. We are dedicated to providing quality early childhood education, interactive learning and memorable experiences for our students. We are looking for a highly motivated teacher who is caring, dependable, enthusiastic and team-oriented to inspire our students and be part of a positive learning environment. This is a rare opportunity to join a friendly, career minded, long term, dedicated staff.

Aim High prides itself on offering excellent working conditions to its employees including competitive salary, paid vacation, paid holidays, professional development, and health insurance. If you are a qualified and passionate teacher dedicated to early childhood education and care, reply to this posting by sending your resume. Position starts August 15th and is a year round position.

Job Qualifications

• Early Childhood Certification
• Professional experience teaching preschool.
• Sound written and verbal communication skills.
• Kind and nurturing
• Able to work in a team environment
* Knowledge of childcare regulations and RIELDs

Other Information

Job Responsibilities: The main responsibilities of all teachers will be the care, safety, and education of the children in in our academy. Some other responsibilities will include daily planning and classroom management, light cleaning and helping to keep the academy tidy. Teachers will be responsible for communicating with other teachers, management, and families.

Salary is range is $18-$20 per hour

How to Apply

Aim High prides itself on offering excellent working conditions to its employees including competitive salary, paid vacation, paid holidays, professional development, and health insurance. If you are a qualified and passionate teacher dedicated to early childhood education and care, send your resume to Sue Cole at s.cole@aimhighacademy.com. Position starts August 15th and is a year round position.

Aim High Early Learning Center: Before & After School Teacher

Program Address

3355 South County Trail

Job Description

The Aim High Early Learning Center is a 5 star, well-respected preschool located in East Greenwich. Our University Program provides Before and After School Care to students in elementary schools in East Greenwich and North Kingstown. We are dedicated to providing quality care to children aged 5-12 years. We are looking for a highly motivated teacher who is caring, dependable, enthusiastic and team-oriented to inspire our students and be part of a positive learning environment. This is a rare opportunity to join a friendly, career-minded, long term, dedicated staff.

Job Responsibilities: The main responsibilities of all teachers will be the care, safety, and education of the children in in our academy. Some other responsibilities will include transportation, daily planning and classroom management, and light cleaning. Teachers will be responsible for communicating with other teachers, management, and families.

Job Qualifications

• High School Diploma
• 21 years of age
• Experience Working with School Age Children
• Good Driving Record needed to obtain a Chauffers’ License

Other Information

Salary Range: $15-$18 per hour

How to Apply

If you are a qualified and passionate teacher dedicated to supporting elementary school children, send your resume to s.cole@aimhighacademy.com. Position starts August 15th and is a part time year round position.

Tri County Community Action Agency: STATE-FUNDED PRE-KINDERGARTEN TEACHER ASSISTANT

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue, Johnston RI 02919

Job Description

Full Time, 40 Hours a week/Part Year Position

Tri-County Community Action Agency is seeking a Teacher Assistant for their State Pre-K classroom located in North Providence, RI. Reponsibilities include working under the guidance of a certified classroom teacher, assisting in the overall supervision of 18 four year old children, contributing to the development of curriculum planning and documentation of assessment data, engaging families in program support, supporting children with their individual learning needs, maintaining a safe and healthy environment and promoting the school readiness of children and families.

Job Qualifications

RIDE Qualifications-RIGL16-11.2 or completion of an approved Teacher Assistant Training program or 12 credits hours relevant to the ECE program setting or CDA plus 9 credit hours relevant to ECE.

Additional Qualifications: A Rhode Island Early Learning an Development Standard certificate to this position or have an individual professional development plan for acheiving this requiremtnet within 2 years of employment.

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Please visit our website at www.tricountyri.org to view our current openings. Click on the Job Opportunities link on the bottom of the page; click on “To view all available employment opportunities, click HERE”.

Tri County Community Action Agency Head Start: STATE-FUNDED PRE-KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue Suite 211

Job Description

FULL-TIME (40 HOURS PER WEEK) PART YEAR – NORTHERN REGION/NORTH PROVIDENCE

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY: To oversee the daily operations of a classroom and to provide the children with an educational program that is conducive to school readiness.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: The Pre-Kindergarten Teacher has the overall responsibility of the supervision and educational support of a classroom of four-year-old children. Implement the program’s curriculum that is relevant and reflective of the needs of the children to it fidelity. Conduct and document child assessments in the web-based data management system Teaching Strategies GOLD. Analyze child assessment data and plan for improved child outcomes. Encourage family engagement in program support. Enhance each family’s knowledge and understanding of the educational and developmental needs and activities of children in the program. Support parents by attending school department meetings for children who have been referred for special education. Assist in the implementation of a child’s Individual Education Plan (IEP) for those children with a diagnosed disability. Promote the school readiness of children and families enrolled in the Pre-K program, and assist with transition activities for children and families who are moving into Kindergarten or other early childhood programs.
 

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, a valid teaching certificate through the State of Rhode Island in Early Childhood Education is required.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Possess the RIELDS Foundations and Implementing a Standards-based Classroom course or willingness to obtain within one year of employment.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of everyone’s experiences, every day.
  • Ensuring the delivery of services that recognizes and respects that every moment matters.

Other Information

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

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS: Please visit our website at www.tricountyri.org to view our current openings. Click on the Job Opportunities link on the bottom of the page; click on “To view all available employment opportunities, click HERE”.

Dr Day Care - North Providence: Lead Pre-School Teacher

Program Address

2 Volturno Street, North Providence, RI

Job Description

Dr. Day Care is growing and we are searching for an energetic, enthusiastic team member to work in our North Providence Early Learning Center.  

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community. If you have minimal experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care Training Website, where you will be able to take virtual classes for many different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set. Looking for help with your college degree in education? We can assist with that also. We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI.

Each day you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom.  Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.   

Benefits are as important to us as they are to you.  We are happy to share that we offer the following benefits with company contributions. 
         401K with company match 
         Health and Dental
         Paid Time Off 
         13 Paid Holidays for Full Time Employees 
         Reduced Child Care Tuition 
         College Tuition Reimbursement 

Job Qualifications

Educational Requirements:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with  C.D.A. or 3 Early Childhood Ed College credits 
CPR/First Aid certification preferred
Experience Requirements:
Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Information

Minimum 18 years of age
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
Available to work shifts between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

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

Program Address

70 Turner Ave., East Providence 02915

Job Description

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

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.

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

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


For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of 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.

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

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

Job Qualifications

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

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

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.

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

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

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% of 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.

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

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

Job Qualifications

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

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

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

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

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

How to Apply

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Mount Hope Childcare Center: Preschool Assistant Teacher

Program Address

421 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of a well rounded curriculum that is developmentally and age appropriate for the children in the classroom.
  • Assure that curriculum meets the need of each individual child and is in alignment with the guidelines of the DCYF licensing regulations, Bright Stars Quality Rating Standards, The Rhode Island’s Comprehensive Birth to Five Early Learning and Developmental Standards and the YMCA.
  • Conference with teacher to assist in the preparation of lesson plans in accordance with the Creative Curriculum framework for both indoor and outdoor activities
  • Understand and conduct on going assessments of children’s progress.
  • Present documentation of findings to the teacher.
  • Routinely conference with teacher and to assure findings are being documented correctly. Implement the Y Healthy Eating Physical Activity Standards into classroom routine using positive role modeling and the Food and Fun Curriculum.
  • Create and update learning centers within classroom in accordance with the ITERS and ECERS Environmental Rating Scale.
  • Collaborate with teacher to prepare and deliver a written daily (infants/toddlers) or weekly (preschool) means of communication with families.
  • Responsible for ensuring proper sign in and sign out procedures are followed in accordance with DCYF Licensing Regulations.
  • Responsible for conducting daily health checks and assuring proper documentation.
  • Prepare and maintain all attendance and meal reports.
  • Responsible for knowing and following all health, safety and emergency procedures.
  • Maintain positive relationship with families.
  • Understand that you represent the Y and maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Use Listen First communication skills with fellow staff and families.
  • Report for work shift on time and ready to begin routine with children.
  • Responsible for attending all staff meetings and trainings. 
  • To ensure the health and safety of all the children, i.e. caution regarding unsafe practices and conditions and perform rescue/first aid when necessary.
  • Report accidents and injuries and complete incident documentation.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspect of professional growth.
  • Communicate professionally, clearly and consistently modeling values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.
  • Consistently communicate with families focusing on building supportive relationships through active listening and constantly seeking ways to engage and support all children and their families.
  • Create a welcome, supportive atmosphere by greeting families by name in a friendly manner, making eye contact and engaging in conversation about their interests.
  • Understand, enforce and adhere to YMCA policies and procedures in a consistent manner resulting in efficient, professional operations.
  • Role model communication skills and good judgment when describing and enforcing policies.
  • Maintain an organized, clean and safe work place.
  • Work in harmony and cooperation with staff, volunteers and members to develop team spirit and a family atmosphere.
  • Attend all trainings and meetings and be able to demonstrate knowledge of all skills. Maintain all required certifications.
  • Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational courses, trainings and/or appropriate reading material as directed.
  • Arrive on time and prepared for your scheduled shift.
  • Assist with insuring a risk free environment, i.e. caution people regarding unsafe practices and conditions.
  • Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.

Job Qualifications

Education and/or Experience

Minimum of 18 years old
High School Diploma or GED
Participate in ongoing early childhood staff development
Preferred 2 year experience in early childhood setting

How to Apply

Click here to apply or email smccormack@gpymca.org.

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Preschool Lead Teacher

Program Address

421 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

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

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following: 

  • Directly supervise 1-4 employees in the Child Care Department.
  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the YMCA Guidelines and State Licensing requirements.
  • Develop and teach a well-rounded curriculum in accordance with YMCA guidelines and State Licensing requirements with assistance of other staff members.
  • Supervise and evaluate staff regularly; reviewing staff effectiveness and individual performance and recommending any annual wage increase to the Child Care Director.
  • Work directly with the Child Care Director in the implementation of the program and its policies.
  • Make appropriate referrals of suspected instances of child abuse or need for special education.
  • Gear the program to the needs of individual children with concerns for their interest, handicaps; special talent, diversity and individual style and pace of learning.
  • Keep abreast of the trends and needs in child care and plan for ways to meet those needs.
  • Treat children with dignity and respect.
  • Help children to become aware of their roles as integral members of a group.
  • Provide supervision and demonstrate the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement.
  • Conduct parent/teacher conferences on children’s school adjustment and classroom behavior.
  • Develop a plan for parental involvement in the program
  • Responsible for maintenance of equipment, supplies and snack inventory.
  • Report needs to Child Care Director.
  • Be responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, décor and learning environment of the classroom.
  • Responsible for maintaining the necessary records involving attendance and sign-in and sign-out sheets.
  • When releasing child(ren), ensure that the proper release procedures are followed and appropriate identification is shown.
  • Maintain good public relations with parent.
  • Understand that you represent the YMCA and maintain a positive disposition, demeanor and attire.
  • Attempt to answer parent concerns or make appropriate referrals to your supervisor.
  • Work in harmony and cooperation with the staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA.
  • To ensure the health and safety of all the children, i.e. caution regarding unsafe practices and conditions and perform rescue/first aid when necessary.
  • Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports.
  • Responsible for attending staff meetings/events. Demonstrate and teach the character development values of caring, honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses and other aspect of professional growth.

Other duties may be assigned.

Job Qualifications

Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education/related preferred, OR Associate's or minimum of 12 ECE/related credits.

Other Information

Starting rate $17/hour

How to Apply

Click here to apply or email smccormack@gpymca.org.

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

Program Address

740 West Main Road, Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full-time/full-year Associate Teacher to join our John F. Kennedy School, 740 West Main Road, Middletown RI team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in our Head Start program at children’s lives, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Head Start at EBCAP.

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus totaling $2500 for external applicants.

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

For Full-Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision
insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program.

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

Job Qualifications

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

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire OR;
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teaching experience in ECE setting OR;
  • Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.

*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related degrees for early childhood education teachers as Human Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education & Recreation, and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float candidates who hold a related degree will have 6 credit hours of coursework in ECE-related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.

How to Apply

Click here to apply.

Dr. Day Care: Lead Infant Teacher

Program Address

1201 Douglas Pike, Suite 1 Smithfield, RI 02917

Job Description

Join our Early Learning Center as a Full Time Lead Teacher ! The time is right to jump on a great opportunity to be the Lead Teacher in your own classroom of Infants. With the support of Teacher Assistants you will watch the children flourish under your care.  Check us out, you won't be sorry. We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community.  If you have minimal experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care, Training Website where you will be able to take virtual classes for many different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set.   Looking for help with your college degree in education?  We can assist with that also.  We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI, URI and RWU. 

Each day you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom.  Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.   

Compensation determined by applicable education and experience.

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience Requirements:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education or related field required

Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred
Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) certification preferred (Preschool positions)
Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Requirements:
Minimum 18 years of age
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
Available to work shifts between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.,  (as of 11/5/21 - current operating hours are 7:30am - 5:30pm) 
 

Other Information

We offer health and dental benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, and more!  Click here to learn about what we provide for our employees.   www.drdaycare.com/employee-perks-benefits

Benefits are as important to us as they are to you.  We are happy to share that we offer the following benefits with company contributions. 
401K with company match 
Health and Dental
Paid Time Off 
12 Paid Holidays for Full Time Employees 
Reduced Child Care Tuition 
College Tuition Reimbursement 

How to Apply

Click here or apply on indeed.

Dr. Day Care: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

1201 Douglas Pike, Smithfield RI 02917

Job Description

Join our Early Learning Center as a Full Time Lead Teacher ! The time is right to jump on a great opportunity to be the Lead Teacher in your own classroom of toddlers. With the support of Teacher Assistants you will watch the children flourish under your care.  Check us out, you won't be sorry. We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community.  If you have minimal experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care, Training Website where you will be able to take virtual classes for many different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set.   Looking for help with your college degree in education?  We can assist with that also.  We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI, URI and RWU. 

Each day you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom.  Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.   

Compensation determined by applicable education and experience.

Job Qualifications

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education or related field required
Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred
Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) certification preferred (Preschool positions)
Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Requirements:
Minimum 18 years of age
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
Available to work shifts between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.,  (as of 11/5/21 - current operating hours are 7:30am - 5:30pm) 

Other Information

We offer health and dental benefits, paid time off, paid holidays, and more!  Click here to learn about what we provide for our employees. www.drdaycare.com/employee-perks-benefits

Benefits are as important to us as they are to you.  We are happy to share that we offer the following benefits with company contributions. 
401K with company match 
Health and Dental
Paid Time Off 
12 Paid Holidays for Full Time Employees 
Reduced Child Care Tuition 
College Tuition Reimbursement 

How to Apply

Click here to apply or apply on Indeed.

Kids Klub: Teacher Assistants at Elementary School Programs

Program Address

192 Avenue A Woonsocket, RI 02895

Job Description

Kids Klub provides quality care and education for children in kindergarten through 12 years old.  Kids Klub operates before and after school programs and full-time programs during school vacations, summer break and when school is not in session.

With over 30 years of experience, Kids Klub is recognized for our leadership in delivering extended day learning programs.  Our programs provide busy working parents with a safe, convenient space where their child’s potential is fostered through engaging learning experiences.  Kids Klub is committed to working in collaboration with the school department, parents and students on curriculum planning and enrichment activities.

Responsibilities:
The Teacher's Assistant will be required to perform the following duties including, but not limited to,:
Assist in the creation of a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment
Help plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment of children
Help to supervise and interact with children to facilitate their play and learning
Communicate positively with parents
Support the implementation of the Therapeutic Child Care Services (TCCS) program
Help prepare activities
Serve meals to the children
Help to keep the classroom clean, organized and maintained
Attend meetings and trainings
Assist with the accreditation process as well as other quality initiatives
Other duties may be assigned as necessary

Job Qualifications

Education Requirements:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
Must participate in early childhood staff development program
CPR/First Aid certification preferred

Experience Requirements:
Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a supervised school age setting
Strong communication skills
Positive team player

Physical Requirements:
Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Requirements:
Minimum 18 years of age
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
Apart from religious observations, available to work a flexible schedule between the hours of 6:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. and/or 2:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, according to the needs of the business

How to Apply

Click here or apply on Indeed.

Dr. Day Care: Full Time Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1201 Douglas Pike, Smithfield RI 02917

Job Description

Join our Early Learning Center as a TeacherAssistant!  

This center boasts a lot of space, bright open classrooms and children who thrive on your energy and guidance every day.  Full and Part Time positions available. 

Each day you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally
appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom.  Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.   

We provide care for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years old in our Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age programs.  We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community.  If you have minimal
experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care, Training Website where you will be able to take virtual classes for many different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set.   Looking for help with your college degree in education?  We can assist with that
also.  We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI, URI and RWU. 

COVID-19 considerations:  Read more about what we are doing to respond to COVID-19 to keep children and teachers safe: COVID-19: Updated Health & Safety Procedures (drdaycare.com)
 

Job Qualifications

Educational Requirements:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent


Experience Requirements:
Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in a child care/early learning center preferred.


Physical Requirements:
Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Requirements:
Minimum 18 years of age
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
Work shifts between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Other Information

Benefits are as important to us as they are to you.  We are happy to share that we offer the following benefits with company contributions. 

401K with company match 
Health and Dental
Paid Time Off 
12 Paid Holidays for Full Time Employees 
Reduced Child Care Tuition 
College Tuition Reimbursement 

How to Apply

Click here to apply or apply on Indeed.

Dr. Day Care: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

2 Volturno St. North Providence, RI 02904

Job Description

As a Lead Teacher you will have the pleasure to create a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment while planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum as well as an assessment of the children in your care. You will help maintain a creative and learning environment within your classroom.  Your customer service skills will be used to bond with the children, maintain professional relationships with your fellow teachers and to communicate effectively with parents.   

In this center we provide care for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years old in our Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age programs.  We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community.  If you have minimal
experience and want more, we are proud to introduce you to our Dr. Day Care, Training Website where you will be able to take virtual classes for many
different topics to enhance the scope of your skill set.   Looking for help with your college degree in education?  We can assist with that
also.  We are proud to sponsor our employees who have been accepted into the state's T.E.A.C.H. program in RIC, CCRI, URI and RWU. 

The Lead Teacher is responsible for all aspects of a particular age group/classroom, including, but not limited to,:
Responsible for overseeing, developing, implementing and coordinating developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment of children
Complete administrative paperwork
Communicating positively with parents on a daily basis
Support the Therapeutic Child Care Services (TCCS) program
Assist with the implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies (PBIS), accreditation and other quality initiatives
Supervise classroom staff
Assist with ordering and preparing food and supplies
Oversee the cleanliness, organization and maintenance of the classroom
Other duties may be assigned as necessary

Job Qualifications

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education or related field required
Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred
Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) certification preferred (Preschool positions)
Must participate in early childhood staff development program
CPR/First Aid certification preferred
 
Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds
 
Minimum 21 years of age
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS)
Available to work  varying hours (7 hour shifts) between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Other Information

Benefits: 
Medical and Dental
401K with company match
Tuition Reimbursement
Child Care Discount
Voluntary benefits
Flexible spending Account
13 Paid Holidays
Paid Time off
www.drdaycare.com/employee-perks-benefits

How to Apply

Go to our website: daycare.com/careers/ or apply on Indeed!

Imagine Preschool: Teaching Assistant

Program Address

520 Hope St., Providence RI 02906

Job Description

Part time teaching assistant to support afternoon extended day program for Imagine Preschool's state PreK classrooms. Assist lead teacher in developing and implementing a hands on active learning curriculum. Hours M-F 2-5.

Job Qualifications

High School Diploma

Experience with preschool age children perferred.

Other Information

Great benefits, good pay and additional hours may be available if interested.

How to Apply

Email dscarter@carene.org

Dr. Day Care: Full Time Lead Toddler Teacher- Pawtucket

Program Address

25 Thornley St. Pawtucket, RI 02860

Job Description

Dr. Day Care Learning Center provides care for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years old in our Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age programs.  We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee! Dr. Day Care provides family, youth and child services in a safe, structured and nurturing environment through a team of dedicated professionals.  Our teachers are supported by our home office in order to provide the best quality care and education for all of our students.  Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community.


Responsibilities:
The Lead Teacher is responsible for all aspects of a particular age group/classroom, including, but not limited to,:
Creating a safe and nurturing environment
Responsible for overseeing, developing, implementing and coordinating
developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment of children
Complete administrative paperwork
Attending meetings
Communicating positively with parents on a daily basis
Support the Therapeutic Child Care Services (TCCS) program
Assist with the implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies
(PBIS), accreditation and other quality initiatives
Supervise classroom staff
Assist with ordering and preparing food and supplies
Oversee the cleanliness, organization and maintenance of the classroom
Other duties may be assigned as necessary

Overview:
Dr. Day Care Learning Center provides care for children ages 6 weeks through 12 years old in our Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School Age programs.  We offer quality care and education 52 weeks of the year - we are the Home of the Educational Guarantee!

Dr. Day Care provides family, youth and child services in a safe, structured and nurturing environment through a team of dedicated professionals.  Our teachers are supported by our home office in order to provide the best quality care and education for all of our students.  Learn and grow with Dr. Day Care and be part of a company that has earned a positive reputation amongst parents and the community. 

Responsibilities:
The Lead Teacher is responsible for all aspects of a particular age group/classroom, including, but not limited to,:
Creating a safe and nurturing environment
Responsible for overseeing, developing, implementing and coordinating developmentally appropriate curriculum and assessment of children
Complete administrative paperwork
Attending meetings
Communicating positively with parents on a daily basis
Support the Therapeutic Child Care Services (TCCS) program
Assist with the implementation of Positive Behavior Intervention Strategies (PBIS), accreditation and other quality initiatives
Supervise classroom staff
Assist with ordering and preparing food and supplies
Oversee the cleanliness, organization and maintenance of the classroom
Other duties may be assigned as necessary

 

Job Qualifications

Education Requirements:
Minimum high school diploma or equivalent with Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or 

12 college credits in Early Childhood Education or related field required

Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education preferred

Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) certification preferred (Preschool positions)

Must participate in early childhood staff development program

CPR/First Aid certification preferred

Experience Requirements:
Minimum one (1) year experience working with children in age group/classroom
assigned and in a child care/early learning center
Knowledge of Teaching Strategies preferred
Strong communication skills
Positive team player
Management/leadership skills
Ability to attend meetings/trainings after normal business hours

Physical Requirements:
Ability to be engaged in physical exercise with children such as walking,
running, crawling, bending, twisting, etc. 
Must have visual and hearing acuity
Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds

Other Qualifications:
Minimum 21 years of age
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English fluently
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance
Request (CPS)
Apart from religious observations, available to work between the hours of 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Monday – Friday, according to the needs of the business

Other Information

Benefit Package Includes

         401K with company Match
         Health and Dental
         Paid Time Off
         Reduced Child Care Tuition
         Voluntary Benefits 
         13 Paid Holidays
         Great Team Environment


www.drdaycare.com/employee-perks-benefits

How to Apply

Click here to apply on our website or apply on Indeed!