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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

University of Rhode Island Providence location: Dr. Pat Feinstein Child Development Center: Teacher Position, Full time, Calendar year

Program Address

80 Washington Street
Providence, RI 02903
401-277-5264

Job Description

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for curriculum planning and implementation, as well as for the supervision of a group of pre-primary children. Responsible for the supervision and training of undergraduate students interning in the Center. Communicate with the families of the children in the Child Development Center and serve as a representative of the Child Development Center to the surrounding community.

How to Apply

 Job applications must be submitted directly online only at: (https://jobs.uri.edu)

Quick Link for Posting: https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/9909 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Early Head Start (EBCAP0963)

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue; East Providence; RI; 02915

Job Description

Position Description: East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking
two full-time/full-year Teachers to join our team and provide a nurturing
and safe classroom environment for infants/toddlers in our Early Head Start
program at Willett Avenue, Riverside, RI. Looking for a rewarding career
and to make a difference in an infant/toddler’s life, then you have found
the right path with a rewarding career in Early Head Start at EBCAP.

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

The Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers assist the Lead Teachers in carrying out
developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers. The
Teachers 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
Teacher Associates will follow the requirements of the Head Start
Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing and RI
Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Early Head Start
program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS)
approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the
opportunity for 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% 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

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

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 9
credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised
teaching experience in 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
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 9 credit hours of coursework
in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child
development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood
teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and
physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature,
approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language
development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated
teaching, and learning.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhmwgkBOHzGIVIGDHrQhxplHe0fB-2FtFt-2Fa7FEYdslP-2FhPdxN19cfyHbJERSp3A3P96Krs12aWKp6EglSa34R8hrxHeJScxLfUPb9-2FJqaEah-2BU-3DUwo8_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc5D-2FjGKvd8Qjk-2Fz8pUi1tytg2XGD4g58FAmO69-2FvSHE2y8UQRWwWRAfv-2Flu5okMxYWlePKnGFmaDT-2F86vKAynoXCi8lduavPl7eftsSTzMhCsrcurBRupEBQrNEsfRvqhc3n3z09gK5lObsUGwqqDrVZmlDmvKPoX9OGVwjVlkFLw-3D-3D
 

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

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd.; Newport; RI; 02840
740 West Main Road; Middletown RI; 02842
790 Main Street; Warren; RI; 02885
1048 Stafford Road; Tiverton; RI; 02878
70 Turner Avenue; East Providence; RI; 02915
386 Willett Avenue; East Providence; RI; 02915

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhXoZCpNyhLpRBCLhnSevDjCk1f2eYspPcH5C8X0fisoMuTqs-2B6S7fSynF30mbKcpQFFqR3LLEhi-2FxQT-2Bq4C9nmO7svf-2BOayBYeiL-2Bcjb2jWs-3D64If_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc7v28s2ma-2BKwxYGOUOQikT2vR1aUAJwpGMnNB7vlC-2Fj1edEVEXoRqNOx03iuB3LffAqNCW9xNIzfpnpugFAUttW4g2W1lBBHkg4N6BL73V4VxpPQCTR-2BG0fYb9zzea8wYcIzsSKU9kZ9jQT-2F-2BgUJgTkpfKo3u26a6y-2F7sC62WK5NQ-3D-3D

Child Inc.: Early Head Start Teacher

Program Address

849 Centerville Road

Job Description

Position Description: CHILD, Inc. is seeking full-time Early Head Start
(Infant/Toddler) Teachers for our Kent County Head Start/Early Head Start
program serving low-income families with children six weeks to five years.

Responsibilities:

- Follow philosophy, policies and procedures of CHILD, Inc.; and
requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, and RI Child Care
Center Regulations for Licensing (DHS)

- Demonstrate professional responsibility and ethical behavior, including
ability to foster respectful, collaborative relationships; problem solve;
handle crises; function independently yet utilize supervision to conduct
research-based practices; and maintain confidentiality and at all times.

- Demonstrate positivity, flexibility, time management skills, punctuality
and dependable attendance.

- Accept, respect and value diverse family practices, languages, cultures
and traditions.

- Build positive and strengths-based partnerships with families.

- Utilize knowledge of child development to provide a developmentally
appropriate, inclusive learning environment; and responsive, supportive and
engaging interactions and experiences.

- Implement research-based curriculum via meaningful, intentional learning
experiences across several domains through differentiated instruction.

- Implement research-based assessment practices that guide instruction and
monitor children’s growth and development.

-Conduct home visits and family conferences as required.

-Participate in ongoing professional development and in-service trainings

Position Type: Full-time

Salary: $ 14.86 to $ 19.90 Per Hour

Job Qualifications

Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or
Associate’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood or a closely related field
with approved coursework.

- Appropriate RIELDS certificate, or ability to obtain within one year of
hire.

- Demonstrated experience with infants and/or toddlers in early care and
education setting, with strong verbal and written communication skills.

- Valid RI driver’s license and an insured vehicle. Proof of insurance
will be required.

- Knowledge of The Creative Curriculum preferred.

- Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD preferred.

- Bilingual candidates strongly urged to apply.
 

How to Apply

Please email resume to aoconnell@childincri.org with the
position title in the subject line.

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

Program Address

70 Turner Avenue; East Providence; RI; 02915
386 Willett Avenue; East Providence; RI; 02915

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

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

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhJ1y9Cln2DIE55IN8pBXTZkNsXn-2B9NOUglacVqeQdl6xkvaAnHDQY2xMMyqwWnjkLmLIGoRxE49YNFg41ANkK8ZcjpXX6dzb6YDmw3GnZQdo-3DhTFb_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc67HxpzsEYaNWFzKnecaofhoLCk57jVN3eK0TtoVk5zYS63HaGSeTIujuK2L9bLz4vhEVhIAPUCAFwqRnsIfrfyMUY2ycbXWBovl6xWgCOX0xc4JIVEfDGvRhljkGq6oBPPFzeS04dEs49j4aoii9QiphPKhN70rsy443vJ0Y-2BoRg-3D-3D
 

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

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue; East Providence; RI; 02915

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 6
credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised
teaching experience in a ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child
Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire
OR;
Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a
supervised teacher experience in ECE setting OR;
Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and
a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.
*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars
defines related degree for early childhood education teachers as Human
Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric
Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education &
Recreation and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float
candidates who hold a related degree will have 6 credit hours of coursework
in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child
development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood
teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical
development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to
learning, social and emotional development, language development and
communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching and
learning.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIh2J-2BxTip8hyuk3gPVJc6oaL2BeDEE7g786DoUSnO-2FTu4OLqSHmhqoKJGajRIB2gudK1IYw4er7RPuCobJr3CUpYct8JgMLC4FC-2B03TH-2BQYfY-3DW8zQ_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc73t2H-2BBGtWPGWcw1-2F4fiXANoS3KbY-2F-2F9PbSwYlouz2ecfFhkBbio-2BIgq8MwpOZqZkR34O24wyyIkMWnLpl1tt0aqd7-2B73TFwxMCaYf4g6-2FoKy5tfJRZJh795T5vNHHSt844qw5ImSO655rDR4gMunF5F1hBciwVb-2B4fK8OZ-2FrW4A-3D-3D

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

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd., Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

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

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhUgclEg2LpAplzeE0wt324I5UKaeQmTggislESIJztw86ARK05sLwPw23fJDpM08jJHBy02LUsujXdIj75gAhAwKSmO-2F8tmIraJxVpBSZCJQ-3DZXs2_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc5CByvawT8JNSDnALMHULiDQnTHw6AbOm1g07D9CRnFSBhA2020-2BBVt1DDAjkOErrEOFE-2FQLNlladNK37HqMH8UJKlHZ-2FhMV8CGp28cvXJK7cdgVHQ-2BmpxwxilbImra5t9-2FHzgLSy6SRuusrJ6EVMjr7E4pFR3jsabaBRelUnI4zg-3D-3D

Countryside Children's Center: Full Time Assistant/Float

Program Address

1676 East Main Rd
Portsmouth, RI 02871

Job Description

Position Description: Seeking an enthusiastic teacher assistant/floater for
our Early Childhood Education program! Duties include working as a team to
ensure the children's needs are met. Assist in keeping the classrooms clean
and organized. Experience working with children is preferred. Flexible
schedule is required as working hours will vary week to week.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: Excellent communication skills
Minimum of high school diploma or GED
Experience working with children or higher education in a related field.

Other Information

Come join the best teaching team around!

How to Apply

Please email resume to:
countrysidechildren@outlook.com

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistants NFCOZ Per Diem (EBCAP0662)

Program Address

35 Dexter St. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

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


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

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

Formal Training related to child or youth development. OR At least one year
of supervised experience working with school-age children in a group setting
to assume the role of school-age staff.
Candidates with associate's degree and/or Teacher Assistant Certification
are preferred. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish are strongly
encouraged to apply.


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

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

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIh9Ad9z0PzQiHroJmg5jhgonuUVpEnksilFojHGIv6kGiaBLXPcoTpC90AwY4TcMleH578FjAii92vHi-2FPrumlMfwQFb3skcr9aoBzvxQxEdk-3Dr4Pd_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc7wuYTMHOFra5sfrpZLerSJ-2BJBcmqG6Ri-2ByU0Ic6iPbaHxM7vAwMAyZig1BfzJS8enVRXv4ee1EDaLnByXsIZk3cq8uFTlJRm2I4rGq4nb0chEsvTQP6MmEFcvOMar4kArGSg12a3-2B8XhlJGW1N-2Bk-2BGiO8eGS-2BQbBrWfzmTxHqmlQ-3D-3D

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Summer Program Teacher Assistant (EBCAP0993)

Program Address

35 Dexter Street; Newport; RI; 02840

Job Description

Position Description: Summer programs offered in Newport and Middletown will
include a menu of expanded learning, experiential activities including daily
physical activity, and weekly field trips in the community for students who
will attend grades 1-5 during the 2022-2023 school year.

SLA will include a menu of expanded learning, experiential activities
including daily physical activity, and weekly field trips in the community.
Extended day licensed childcare will be available for enrolled participants.

The Teacher Assistant will support the SLA/EL Teachers and SLA Program
Facilitators in Newport or Lead Teachers in Middletown with: daily learning
and experiential activities, classroom management, and individual student
support needs. The TA will also have arrival, dismissal, lunch, and recess
duties. There are full-day positions and half-day positions available.
TA’s may be assigned to a specific classroom or may float between
classrooms to support needs as they arise.

Schedule:
Newport: 6-week program, July 5-August 12, 2022

Full-time Teacher Assistants will work approximately 35 hrs/wk, Mon-Friday,
8:15-3:45 daily

Part-time Teacher Assistants will work approximately 24 hrs/wk, Mon-Thurs,
11:30-3:45, Fri 8:15-3:45

Middletown: 4-week program, July 5 - July 29, 2022

Full-time Teacher Assistants will work approximately 40 hrs/wk, Mon-Friday,
7:45-4:15 daily

Part-time Teacher Assistants will work approximately 29 hrs/wk, Mon-Thurs,
11:00-4:15, Friday, 7:45-4:15

Job Qualifications

HS Diploma or GED Required
Certified para-educator certification is preferred but not required
Experience working with school-age children in an academic and recreational
setting
Experience with positive behavior strategies

Bilingual (Spanish or Portuguese) candidates strongly encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhXdNtOg6xLNbpnKIPiO1y9sGo-2FQag9A-2BO8K6EJaLEUplQF0OtT0LOXaRaZUw9xc1VCRNUI6r0zh3MFPw2jBIDj9DLC-2BeJ32BfvcBUPbwNjjI-3DNlOB_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc5-2FWuUnBBazE4tnl2pc3fF2aLRg6ed4Wnj6yCzTRsDxFMyu4K96LgYAMr0SJZCsj7hAzlsQA-2FtbigBt4bLFIcFjIx63A7dpge2BJTDFQJe8oLUeXiY6bzQHsxTYKc2M0YkJyYPuBOM967vloz26WyuUCm-2Ftyh90Tr2nfh-2BNQSkyaQ-3D-3D

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

Program Address

Program Address: 8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport RI 02840
70 Turner Ave. East Providence RI 02915
386 Willett Ave. East Providence RI 02915
790 Main St. Warren RI 02885

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking
two Lead Teachers to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe
classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program.in
Newport, Warren, 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 $500 for
external applicants.

The Early 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 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:

RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in Early Childhood
Education (ECE); or
Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience
in an ECE setting; or
Bachelor or Associates in a related field* with teaching experience in an
infant/toddler classroom.
*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars
defines related 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 be required to provide detailed
college transcripts to validate 18 credit hours of coursework in ECE related
courses that include but are not limited to child development, early
childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment,
psychology, family development, health, and physical development,
mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning,
social and emotional development, language development and communication,
creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIheLmOIof-2Bm4wdYoOMc7QbS6C9kW2E8VXefL2dkF-2F5j1Wc1HUdCddWoaFG7w6PvGe6UHXEQi7OrL8GN8nuAq0A80wXHQyW1y3nwNfjNltF95g-3DgG8X_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc6-2BqtLSnSfvpTWa2soHoO4E-2FUuWMresBlqvySoztoeMPaOuKueOd-2FVW8V-2BV8KwGhkBy8SYvpJw7fan9qPz7nde-2Fy4GNYeezb-2BvJiapvKR-2Flv6GUTXgHtVYGzXF90ifpsPPtZE05Q-2Fft3LnuQTHitHr4m1WPCZTIjOptzInTD4IXUA-3D-3D

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Pre-K (EBCAP0958)

Program Address

6 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport RI 02840

Job Description

Position 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 Head Start preschool classrooms at 6 John H. Chafee
Boulevard, Newport, RI.

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

This position requires that job candidates are willing to participate in
training and college coursework to obtain a Child Development Associate
(CDA) credential within one year of hire. EBCAP will provide or recommend
professional development training, 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. Take advantage of paid training with EBCAP to
further your advancement along the child education career ladder!

This is a part-time (25 hour/week) position. EBCAP provides a comprehensive
compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% company matching
403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes
vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, voluntary medical and dependent
care flexible spending accounts, mileage reimbursement, tuition
reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee
assistance program.


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.

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhs34Odf1yPPfCKFu-2BYAqeCc3QS2rILQEeJh9lfkbKIt8X-2Bziu8Nrc3gXLOIb2zV4L7njEOZbnqe4YS8hYSp2m7ZU0Vo6I82X7Sq-2BwnyKT7S0-3Djaf8_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc4WQitbTnnYscL30u58jN8ugiDsCQ-2BeXK8pZFFWsSIykfghoGWk0i0v6P3EcrLZFGr-2FVlMwLDg8CmSGEWWWbyvuBIabyZpoJyM5cvj6YtlxlwsJZMry3JGsNzorAAdcsr7OlSVvHoT3kYnmAR72wPHBSz86l-2FHtbQd6sE4JfpcBtA-3D-3D
 

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

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

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

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

The Early Head Start (EHS) Teacher will assist the Lead Teachers in carrying
out developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers. The
Teacher's role is to promote the health, nutrition, and education of the
children, attend to their safety and welfare, and observe and record
behaviors of children and identify each child’s strengths and areas to
grow. The Teacher will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance
Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department
of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Early Head Start program utilizes
the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the
Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for
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% 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, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work
Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular
services, and so much more!

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 9
credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised
teaching experience in 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
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. Teacher candidates who hold a
related degree will be required to provide a detailed college transcript to
validate appropriate ECE related classes that include but are not limited to
child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood
teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health, and
physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature,
approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language
development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated
teaching, and learning.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhEkR27MGewtTryY6lSI7P-2FdsbW9D6Izzk5KtFDoUXaFANLVGRaNXqLv-2FovA-2FtPZ-2B2xlKkkUnetKqfZGer1MlRZCftAiNkriSwtZpGoBhOMmY-3D80iV_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc5qOiYRBrk9MKGMhvIZMNrne07RduS3377RPzvdmKpuHxXzcvpfZDfYQbP0O-2Bn8FuJcoDrEoTySsjpbYZkdr5KcbalU6cWSVJp5v4HTpsPm7AuX3WqaCqC-2BNHLO1emYkmDPzrApm42zqCtV2ngdDx5gGLXNLWuNrZS4rQ3JA4kQMQ-3D-3D

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

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport RI 02840

Job Description

Position 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
Newport.

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

This position requires that job candidates are willing to participate in
training and college coursework to obtain a Child Development Associate
(CDA) credential within one year of hire. EBCAP will provide or recommend
professional development training, 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.


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 candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and

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

6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
Click here to apply

Providence Children's Museum: Experience Coordinator

Program Address

Program Address: 100 South Street
Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Position Description: The Museum seeks a dynamic individual for the
Experience Coordinator position. The Experience Coordinators make up a
frontline team, primarily responsible for ensuring a high quality visitor
experience at Providence Children's Museum. As a team, the Experience
Coordinators ensure the smooth daily operation of the Museum, including
COVID safety protocols, and coordinate, prepare for, and implement
educational and fee-for-service programs. Museum Experience Coordinators
work to support open-ended, child-directed play experiences within the
Museum’s exhibits. Ideal Experience Coordinators are curious and playful
people who enjoy working with people of all ages and backgrounds and who
thrive in a team setting.

Responsibilities:
Visitor Interaction
• Overseeing the operation of the Admissions Desk including cash handling
and exceptional customer service
• Learning about and communicating information about Museum exhibits and
programs to visitors and colleagues
• Resolving visitor questions and concerns, enforcing Museum policies
• Staffing the Admissions Desk and exhibits/programs
• Hosting Museum birthday parties, group visits, rentals and other events
• The Bilingual Experience Coordinator also communicates with and ensures
quality customer service for Spanish-speaking visitors and provides
occasional written translations
Safety and Security
• Following COVID protocols to ensure a safe visitor experience for all,
including but not limited to, managing the Museum check-in process for
visitors, ensuring exhibit capacity limits, cleaning exhibit surfaces, and
enforcing Museum policies
• Securing the Museum building and grounds daily at open and close
• Communicating frontline needs with the Museum’s Safety & Security
Committee, attend security trainings
• Troubleshooting visitor issues; responsible for being prepared for
emergencies; complete incident reports
• Ensuring the cleanliness of the Museum's public areas; communicating
cleaning needs with the Museum’s housekeepers and Operations team as
needed
• Assessing exhibit and building repair needs and submitting work orders
as needed
• Participating in regular Visitor Service team meetings
• Contributing to the development of Visitor Services plans, policies and
procedures
Play Provision
• Modeling creative and respectful ways to interact with children and the
ways in which they choose to play
• Greet and engage adult visitors and support them in their chosen roles
within their child’s play experiences
• Observing visitor spaces and families in order to respond in unique ways
that create an environment in which all can play
• Assisting in the development and leading of the Museum’s play
trainings as needed
• Training and coaching Museum staff in the Museum’s play theory
• Assisting in the development of and responsible for the preparation and
facilitation of Museum Activity Birthday Parties and Museum Adventure
Classes
• Ensuring adequate materials/supplies and room setup for programs,
birthday parties and other events


Cross-departmental Projects and Communication
• Assisting in the development, preparation and facilitation of
educational programs for the general public, group visits, and other
audiences
• Assisting with exhibit and material inventories
• Occasionally assisting in the Museum’s frontline-based research
projects
• Assist in formative, front-end, summative and remedial exhibition
evaluation by documenting the experiences of children and adults
• When appropriate, assist in prototyping future exhibit components

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
• Experience working with children and a commitment to children’s
learning through play
• Bilingual candidates are strongly desired (Spanish, ASL, Portuguese,
etc.)
• 1-2 years of customer service experience
• Experience working on a team
• Strong interpersonal skills: helpful, calm, friendly demeanor
• Positive work-ethic, professional attitude, and willingness to learn
• Ability to work well under pressure and manage competing priorities
• Ability to adapt to different and changing environments (large
crowds/small crowds)
• Track record of attention to detail while meeting critical deadlines and
flexibly solving problems
• Accurate keyboarding, data entry, cash register and cash handling skills
• Good safety awareness and judgment and ability to assist visitors in
emergency situations
• Willingness to follow all COVID safety protocols

Physical Requirements:
• Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required
• Ability to go up and down stairs, sustained periods of prolonged
standing, frequent lifting up to 25 pounds

Preferred Qualifications:
• CPR, AED and First Aid certified (will train)
 

Other Information

Availability & Schedule: Full-time, non-exempt, some
holidays and occasional evenings.
Starting schedule is Wednesday – Sunday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM (Mondays
& Tuesdays off). Schedule is subject to change based on Museum operating
hours.

Applicants are required to have a BCI check and NSOPW background check upon
offer of a position. Applicants consent to these checks and understand that
the results will be part of the consideration of your 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

How to Apply: Application Instructions: Email cover letter and resume to the
Director of Education at 
Directors@ChildrenMuseum.org. Please attach PDFs
of cover letter and resume; name the documents with your last name and title
of document. No phone calls please. Application review begins immediately.

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

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport RI 02840
790 Main St. Warren RI 02885
70 Turner Ave. East Providence 02915
386 Willet Ave. East Providence 02915

Job Description

Position Description: East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking
six full-time/full-year Associate Teachers to join our team and provide a
nurturing and safe classroom environment for children aged 3 to 5 years old
in our Head Start program Warren, Newport, East Providence, RI. If you are
looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in children’s
lives, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Head
Start at EBCAP.

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 a
high-quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a
minimum of 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and
a supervised teaching experience in a ECE setting and must be enrolled in a
Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of
hire OR;
Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a
supervised teacher experience in ECE setting OR;
Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and
a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.
*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars
defines related degree for early childhood education teachers as Human
Development, Psychology, Sociology, Social Work, and Education. Pediatric
Nursing, Home Economics/Family & Consumer Science, Physical Education &
Recreation and Child & Family Studies. Head Start teacher assistant/float
candidates who hold a related degree will have 6 credit hours of coursework
in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child
development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood
teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical
development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to
learning, social and emotional development, language development and
communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching and
learning.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhebOFbS6-2FvauhkYpsBhW2cMJXQ49vWk78pJ114E4ymEczGHsWVj7E4txFA6jmRdeuHxVFdC2BLljFut3Vz-2BhbuAxKmGeqbvRY3WzyOhvsDAY-3DBrDV_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc7-2FIbuRBP4v45O3cTZ8smCbfHk7I1jV82nXM8FJgveY-2BazJS-2Bf5VD6A-2F8aevqUGOCsr0-2BzHP0ZZzWxmZKu3nBzNWRgcdJVkLIL-2BxYftWMEhPmym5-2FWEuvpwQ9AVJvPxHfPtlR-2BfcwATMSVFxtuUgif-2FsUP5W4nx5H2dpMvBo-2FR91A-3D-3D

Providence Children's Museum: Visitor Experience Associate

Program Address

Program Address: 100 South St
Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Responsibilities:
Visitor Experience Associates provide support to help ensure the smooth
daily operation of the Museum and an exceptional visitor experience by:

• Providing high-quality customer service to all Museum visitors
• Following COVID protocols to ensure a safe visitor experience for all,
including but not limited to, handling the Museum check-in process for
visitors, ensuring exhibit capacity limits, cleaning exhibit surfaces, and
enforcing Museum policies
• Resolving visitor questions and concerns
• Assisting visitors in exhibits and programs
• Supporting the operation and staffing of the Admission Desk
• Keeping visitors well-informed about Museum programs and activities in
person and over the phone
• Assisting with opening and closing of Museum exhibits and visitor spaces
• Ensuring the cleanliness of the Museum's public areas
• Assisting with set-up, operation of, and occasional facilitation of
children's birthday parties, events, rentals, public programs and activities
• Other duties as assigned

Availability: Part-time (15 hours/week); Must have availability on
Saturdays. Other shifts available between Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and
Sunday. Some holidays and occasional evenings. Available shift times each
day are 9AM – 1PM, 1 – 5 PM, or 9AM – 5PM.

Job Qualifications

• Full vaccination against COVID-19 is required
• Fluent in English and Spanish is strongly desired
• Experience working on a team
• Strong interpersonal skills: helpful, calm, friendly demeanor
• Positive work-ethic, professional attitude, and willingness to learn
• Ability to work well under pressure and prioritize tasks
• Ability to adapt to different and changing environments (large
crowds/small crowds)
• Track record of attention to detail while meeting critical deadlines and
flexibly solving problems
• Accurate keyboarding, data entry, cash register and cash handling skills
• Good safety awareness and judgment and ability to assist visitors in
emergency situations
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Ability to go up and down stairs, sustained periods of prolonged
standing, and frequent lifting up to 25 pounds
 

Preferred Qualifications:
• CPR, AED and First Aid certified (will train)
• 6 months to 1 year of customer service experience desired
• Experience working with children and a commitment to children’s
learning through play

Other Information

Applicants are required to have 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

How to Apply: Email cover letter and resume to the Director of Education at
Directors@ChildrenMuseum.org. Please attach PDFs of cover letter and resume;
name the documents with your last name and title of document. No phone calls
please. Application review begins immediately.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County: Front Office Administration

Program Address

95 Church Street, Newport RI 02840

Job Description

Greet all guests and members upon
entrance to The Club, and fulfill front desk administrative responsibilities
as detailed below.

Job Requirements:
Strong communication skills both oral and written are required
Capable of self-direction
Knowledge of programs and activities. Able to receive and provide accurate
information to staff and customers
High school diploma or equivalent
Two to five years clerical, office, customer service experience or a combination of comparable skills
Demonstrate knowledge of principles related to the development of youth
between 4 and 18 years of age
Attention to detail
Ability to work as a member of a team
Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel is useful. Must learn to use Club software and databases
All staff are expected to assist with our major fundraising events
All staff have responsibilities to help fundraise
Staff must be flexible as our schedules change to serve our members – evening and weekends are expected during the school year
Increased hourly pay for bilingual candidates.

 

Job Responsibilities
Open and close building, monitor all guests entering and exiting building
(sign in and badges required)
Collate and distribute paperwork for all club programs and services.
Maintain adequate supply of all forms
Generate weekly DHS Report to include attendance, projected payments and potential enrollments
Process and enter membership data into the Vision Computer Tracking database in a timely manner, learn the system and be able to train others
Maintain orderly and clean work space at the Front Desk
Send monthly statements where appropriate
Receive and record payments for memberships, program enrollment, and other fee based activities and with responsibility of all Club deposits
Answer telephone, take messages and route telephone calls to proper individuals
Maintain attendance and payment spreadsheets
Direct children, parents, volunteers and visitors to appropriate program areas
Share communications internally and externally for programs and services of BGC
Other duties as required

 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
Sitting, standing, active up and down within area.

Disclaimer

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work
expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain,
or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties,
responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees
assigned to this job.

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 2400 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.

Job Qualifications

High School, GED or Equivalent

How to Apply

Email: kcantwell@bgcnewport.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County: Summer Camp Counselor

Program Address

95 Church Street, Newport RI 02840

Job Description

Position Description: Description: Staff members are responsible for being
positive role models at The Boys & Girls Clubs of Newport County Summer
Camp. They are to implement and support camp activities that engage campers
and also ensure the safety of each child during their time at camp. Staff
are responsible but not limited to reporting on and running Boys & Girls
Clubs national, local and special programs. Summer camp hours range from
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, starting June 20th and ending
August 12th. Additional hours are required for pre-camp trainings and
post-camp closing and clean up.
Job Requirements
• Demonstrated knowledge of principles related to development of youth
between 5 and 14 years of age
• Report properly attired and on time to work
• First Aid, CPR and AED certification required. BGCNC will provide
training free of charge if not already completed.
• 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
• Lifeguard certification a plus
Job Responsibilities
• Encourage and provide an opportunity for activities and programs that
are current, fun, positive, structured, and meaningful
• Activity planning, including: Sports field games, arts & crafts
activities, Project Adventure, Archery, hiking & nature programming,
fishing, STEM and Boating
• Help provide a fun, safe, educational summer camp experience for members
• Develop safe personal relationships between other staff and members
Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
Sitting, standing, active up and down within area. Running, bending,
swimming, throwing and other camp related movements.
Terms of Employment:

Other Information

Part-time hours based on availability with pay ranging from $13-16 per hour
based on experience and qualifications. Terms to be agreed upon hiring of
candidate.

How to Apply

Email kcantwell@bgcnewport.org or text 401.447.0346

The Curious Child: Preschool Assistant

Program Address

1308 Phenix ave Cranston RI

Job Description

We are looking for teacher an assistant and to join
our team!

This position is Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00 am - 5:00 pm.

This position is flexible full time.

Teacher assistants must be responsible, self-motivated and enjoy working
with young children.

Teacher assistants are responsible for supervising and interacting with
children at all times. Positive communication and relationships with
co-workers, children, and families is important.

Must enjoy working with children ranging in age from 6 weeks-5 years old.

If interested please submit your resume or feel free to contact Annmarie or
Brittney for this job posting at 401-383-1323.

*rate of pay based upon experience

*must have high school diploma or GED

retention bonus offered

Dental offered

Job Qualifications

Must have high school diploma or GED
 

Other Information

We look forward to meeting you!

How to Apply

Please send a Resume or email to
curiouschildcranston@gmail.com or call Brittney or Ann at 401-383-1323

Children's Friend: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence RI 02903

Job Description

Full time new employees who are hired between April 1,
2022, and August 31, 2022 are eligible for a $2,000 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!

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will
work to help implement a curriculum based on best practice performance
standards as well as other standards as appropriate. This includes
performing any condition needing attention. Assist with the maintenance of
progress notes, assessments, and screenings on the emotional, physical,
social, and intellectual development of classroom children.

Essential Functions:
1. Work with the teacher to develop and implement a curriculum based on best
practice standards.
2. Responsible for implementation of DCYF childcare, Head Start regulations,
and Pre-K regulations.
3. Make daily observations of health of children, report any condition
needing attention.
4. Maintain progress notes and collecting other necessary data on the
participation and progress of emotional, physical, social, and cognitive
development of assigned children.
5. Communicate on a regular basis with staff regarding the individual needs
of each child.
6. Works together with Support Team and Mentor-Coaching team to implement
strategies that support the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs
of individual children.
7. Participate in four parent teacher conferences a year, preferably two in
the home and two at school.
8. Actively participate in agency and program meetings and committees.
9. Make constructive use of individual and peer supervision.
10. Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom,
home, center and community.
11. Complete 30 hours of relevant training in child-related topics during
the first year of employment, and 20 hours of professional development
training per year thereafter.
12. Contribute to the overall success and quality of the program and agency
by working constructively and collaboratively with other staff members to
address programmatic and agency-wide issues and needs.
13. Assist in publicizing agency programs and educating others about the
agency and its services.
14. Interact effectively and respectfully with others and particularly with
individuals whose backgrounds and life experiences are different from
one’s own
15. Pursue ongoing professional development through attending relevant
workshops and conferences (including Children’s Friend’s core
supervisory training program).


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

Qualifications: • TA1- HS degree or equivalent minimum
• TA2- CDA minimum
• TA3- Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education minimum or
bachelor’s degree in a related field such as child study, child
psychology, early childhood special education, elementary education, or
nursing.
• 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.
• Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.
• Knowledge of health, safety and first aid. Must be able to lift up to 40
lbs.
• Strong organizational skills, computer skills and excellent
interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, and visitors, as well
as the ability to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality.
• Possess the ability to perform strong outreach.
• Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing
diverse backgrounds and interests.
• Must be able to meet all pre-employment hiring requirements, as well as
medical clearances and immunization records requirements.
• Under general supervision from the Teacher.

How to Apply

How to Apply:
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Children's Friend: Lead Teacher

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence RI 02903

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!

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Child Development Supervisor, the
Lead Teacher will deliver high quality education programs to our community
of children and families. Work with the Supervisor to implement curriculum
based on best practice standards while ensuring that your classroom meets
DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as
other standards as appropriate. Coordinate and communicate on a regular
basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the
individual needs of each child. Responsible for the integration of services
for families in the classroom, home, center and community.
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.
13. Provide leadership in ensuring that all individuals are treated
respectfully and that diversity in backgrounds and life experiences is
supported and valued throughout the agency.


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.
• The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment
background screening requirements.
• Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability
insurance.
• Must maintain CPR and first aid training.
• Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and
immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Must provide
all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.
• The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment
background screening requirements.
• Under general supervision from the Child Development Supervisor.

How to Apply

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Me Too Preschool II: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1452 Broncos Highway, Burrillville RI 02830

Job Description

Assisting Lead Teacher in the younger preschool room.
Assist in daily activities and needs.
 

How to Apply

Please call center at 401-567-5227. Ask for Penny, the
Director.

URI Child Development Center: Teacher

Program Address

University of Rhode Island
10 Lower College Road

Job Description

Job Description Summary:
Responsible for curriculum planning and implementation, as well as for the
supervision of a group of pre-primary children. Responsible for the
supervision and training of undergraduate students interning in the Center.
Communicate with the families of the children in the Child Development
Center and serve as a representative of the Child Development Center to the
surrounding community.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan curriculum consistent with developmentally appropriate early childhood
educational practice according to guidelines established by the National
Association for the Education of Young Children and the RI Early Learning
and Development Standards and serve as a model teacher in its
implementation.

Prepare educational materials to meet the physical, social, emotional, and
cognitive needs of a group of children, reflecting the RI Early Learning and
Development Standards.
Complete developmental assessments of each child that incorporate the RI
Early Learning and Development Standards and conduct biannual parent-teacher
conferences with parents.

Interact daily with parents, sharing pertinent information regarding their
children.

Assess, coordinate, supervise and evaluate intermediate and advanced level
students enrolled in laboratory practicum experiential learning courses, as
well as University interns, over the course of a calendar year (fall,
spring, and summer semesters), incorporating State and national standards.

May serve as a Rhode Island Department of Education-approved and/or
DHS-approved Mentor Teacher for early childhood professionals throughout the
state.

Serve as a representative of the Child Development Center in the Rhode
Island Early Childhood community. Assist in developing and conducting
workshops and training programs on high-quality early childhood curriculum
and practices across the state. Participate in state-level professional
initiatives, when appropriate.

Attend all scheduled staff meetings, open houses and other parent functions,
and assist in the planning and facilitation when appropriate.

Supervise staff, work study students and teacher assistants, and provide
consistent feedback, evaluation, and professional development. Attend to
emergency situations in the absence of the coordinator.

Job Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or
related field at time of appointment.

2. Evidence of valid RI early childhood education teacher certification at
time of appointment.

3. Evidence of having met comprehensive national background check at time of
appointment.

4. Evidence of having met DCYF child protective services clearance at time
of appointment.

5. Demonstrated knowledge of practices consistent with
developmentally-appropriate early childhood educational practice according
to the guidelines established by the National Association for the Education
of Young Children.

6. Demonstrated experience partnering with families.

7. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills.

8. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

9. Demonstrated supervisory experience.

10. Demonstrated collaborative workstyle.

11. Demonstrated experience and dedication to integrating issues of
inclusion, equity, and social justice in your work.

12. Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups/populations.

13. RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Foundations: The 9
Domains within one year of appointment.

14. RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool
Classrooms: The Instruction Cycle within one year of appointment.

15. RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool
Classrooms: Curriculum and Planning within one year of appointment.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Master’s degree in early childhood education, child development or
related field.

2. Minimum of one year of experience teaching pre-primary children in a
laboratory school or related setting.

3. Demonstrated experience in supervising undergraduate students.


LICENSES, TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:

Valid RI early childhood education teacher certification at time of
appointment; Comprehensive national background check at time of appointment;
DCYF child protective services clearance at time of appointment. RI Early
Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Foundations: The 9 Domains
within one year of appointment; RI Early Learning and Development Standards
(RIELDS) Preschool Classrooms: The Instruction Cycle within one year of
appointment; RI Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) Preschool
Classrooms: Curriculum and Planning within one year of appointment.

Other Information

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Participate in the general organization of the classroom and center.

Show flexibility in meeting the center’s scheduling and emergency needs.

All CDC Teacher positions will have an initial assignment at either the
Providence or Kingston center, however, assignments may be shifted to a
different location (with advanced notice) based on demand or need,
temporarily per the discretion of the CDC Coordinators.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Extension Contingency Notes: Position is full-time calendar year, limited to
06/29/2023 with anticipated renewal.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted directly online at
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East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Associate Teacher Pre-K (EBCAP0969)

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

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

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

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.

The 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.
 

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
supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.
RIELDS Foundations certificate either at the time of employment or have an
individual professional development plan for achieving not to exceed 1 year
from date of employment.

Other Information

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

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

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

How to Apply

How to Apply: Please utilize the following link to apply-
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Little Angel's Daycare,Inc.: Administrator for Childcare

Program Address

83 Waterman Ave. Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

Ensure all state (DCYF) policies and procedures are fulfilled
Make certain all staff CANTS forms and fingerprints are updated every 5
years
-Renew DCYF application for licensing as needed
-Confirm all employee ID’s are on file
-Hiring new employees as needed
-Scheduling new employees staff orientation
 -Notify owner of any repairs, updates, fire testing, lead, radon, etc.
-Ensure Education Coordinator is following job responsibilities; maintain
IPDP’s, staff observations, weekly curriculum, and documenting
professional development hours
-Staff management: confirm all staff meet the requirements of their job
responsibilities
-Respond to all emergent and non-emergent situations
-Ensure all infant staff along with Education Coordinator complete an
annual infant training
-All staff maintain up to date for CPR/First Aid
-Develop policies for the facility as needed or as new regulations come
into effect
-Perform 12 fire drills per year. One for each month business is operating
(1 per month)
-Responsible for monitoring Individualized Professional Development Plan
for all Teachers aligned with the Rhode Island Workforce Knowledge and
Competencies
-Responsible for Bright Stars application, Quality Improvement Plan
updates, and all application requirements for a higher star rating
-Assist all staff members to improve teacher qualifications for Bright
Stars and content knowledge through Rhode Island Workforce Knowledge and
Competencies
-Guide all teachers and teacher assistants in the classrooms
-Participating in teacher observations (record all observations in the
classrooms during specific times) Ex. circle, teacher/child interaction,
diapering, feeding, etc.
-Meet with teachers to review observations and give feedback
-Schedule teacher/child assessment meetings for how to use ipad for child
assessment documentation
-Making sure activities are being carried out and curriculum is being
followed in all classrooms
-Planning mandatory staff meetings for improving quality (coordinate with
Administrator)
-Treating all staff members with dignity and respect
-Maintaining professional attitudes and loyalty to the center at all times
-Responding to e-mails
-Booking tours
-Provide tours to interested clients
-Enrolling new families
-Verify DHS enrollment is current and accurate
-Complete DHS attendance batch when needed
-Responsible for supply list
-Call or fax payroll every Wednesday and post date for Friday
-Placing payroll in locked draw when it arrives
-Prepare time cards for the upcoming week
-Passing out schedules and paychecks every Friday after 3:00p.m.
-Guide/facilitate teachers and teacher assistants with preparing the
learning environment; setting up age appropriate centers at the tables and
on the floor during free play and acting as a positive role model
-Reminding/guiding teachers and teacher assistants that all toys must be
accessible to all children and at their level
-Provide a monthly newsletter to all infant families regarding monthly
curriculum and reminders and provide all toddler families a monthly
newsletter and calendar with all activities and focus points for the month
along with reminders. Provide all Pre-k families a monthly newsletter and
calendar with all activities and focus points for the month along with
reminders.
-Creating staff weekly schedule and reviewing to make sure all ratios are
met
-Delegating breaks. Especially if we are short staff, delegate half hour
lunches if needed instead of full hour.
-Filing biting, incident, and illness reports.
-Must complete Department approved professional development training
relating to infants yearly
-All child care staff shall complete a minimum of 2 hours per month or 20
hours per year of recognized training. Training may consists of
workshops/seminars conducted by a recognized vendor through The Center for
Early Learning Professionals. In the event that employees do not complete
required training hours termination may result.
-Post all professional training classes in the staff room
-Book professional trainings through a qualified vendor
-Attend staff meetings
-Abiding by the centers policies and procedures
-Being on time to meet the state ratio requirements
-Participating in general housekeeping tasks
-Lifting children (some who may be 20lbs or more) at diaper changes and
other appropriate times
-Treating all children with dignity and respect
-Maintaining a clean and safe environment at all times
-Preparing lunch and snack at the appropriate times

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: DHS Qualifications
The Child Care Administrator is responsible for the operation of the
childcare program to ensure compliance with these regulations.
A person who meets all the qualifications in one of the following options
may assume the role of Child Care Administrator:
Option 1: In conjunction with a full-time Education Coordinator, the program
Administrator must have a High School diploma, and one year of professional
experience in administration and/or business management, and one year of
experience working in a licensed/approved early childhood program.
Option 2: In conjunction with a part-time Education Coordinator, the program
Administrator must have successfully completed at least 12 credits in early
childhood education at the post-secondary level, and two years of
professional experience in administration and/or business management, and
two years of experience working in a licensed/approved early childhood
program.

How to Apply

Please call 401-349-0711 or e-mail info@littleangelsri.com

 

Tri-County Community Action Agency - Head Start Program: Early Head Start Lead Teacher

Program Address

Mineral Spring Avenue, North Povidence, RI 02904

Job Description

FULL-TIME, FULL YEAR, 40 HOURS PER WEEK, NORTH
PROVIDENCE (Immediate Availability)

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY: Oversee the daily operations of an Early Head Start
classroom and to provide the children with and educational program that is
conducive to optimal development.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Be knowledgeable about developmentally
appropriate practices and the Head Start Performance Standards, planning
according to the individual needs of each child, completing education
paperwork, conducting developmental assessments, documenting assessment data
in the web-based data management system, conducting observations of children
daily, encouraging family engagement in the program, conducting home visits
per the Performance Standards, maintaining a safe and healthy environment,
providing Responsive Caregiving to all children and promoting the school
readiness of children and families in the program.
 

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS: Associates Degree Early Childhood Education
(preferred) or Infant/Toddler CDA. Rhode Island Early Learning and
Development Standards certificate preferred.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must be skilled in building positive
relationships with children, families and colleagues. Experience is a must.

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

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”.
 

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick: After School Childcare Leader

Program Address

42 Frederick Street
P.O. Box 8938

Job Description

Position Description: Do you want to work for a well known respected
organization whose mission is to create a safe, structured, nurturing
environment for children? If so, The Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick wants to
talk to you!

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick is looking for Childcare Staff for our
School-aged programs!

Duties include:
Planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate programming for
school age children and youth and assisting with the supervision of the
youth to ensure a safe environment; maintaining a positive and professional
attitude; and attending staff meetings and trainings.

Could be an ideal position for a education major, or college student
building a resume!

This position is for five days per week (Mon-Fri)
After School (2pm-6pm) hours available*
*additional hours may be available covering at other sites or for other
programs
Direct service with youth ages 5-13. Responsible for overseeing the
planning, development, implementation and evaluation of a broad range of
recreational programs in the areas of Education, The Arts, STEAM, Social
Recreation, Leadership, Sports and MORE!

Job Qualifications

Requirements KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED
Must have at least 1 year prior experience working with youth
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
Must be 18 or older.
Must be able to pass employee screening, which includes national fingerprint
check, drug screen, etc.

How to Apply

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick: Summer Camp Counselor

Program Address

42 Frederick Street
P.O. Box 8938

Job Description

Position Description: Spend your summer vacation having fun and being a kid
again!
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick is looking for Camp Staff for the upcoming
season. Camp Counselors Provide leadership and supervision; insure health,
safety and general well-being of school age children in a camp environment.
Implement and maintain a high quality, well-rounded, fun-filled program.

At our summer camp, we create positive experiences for campers.
We have 3 summer programs we will be staffing for:
Traditional Day Camp - Oakland Beach Branch Camp will run M-F 7am-6pm at our Oakland Beach Branch.

Campers will rotate through activities throughout the day including Water Play, Sports & Games,
Arts, STEAM and more. Fieldtrips and trips to swimming weekly.

Camp staff will be responsible for a group of campers and for planning and implementing
activities throughout the day STEAM Camp – Norwood Branch
Camp will run M-F 9am-3pm with extended care in the am and pm hours at the
Norwood Branch.

This camp will infuse elements of STEAM (Science,
Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) into all activities and field trips.
Camp staff will be responsible for a group of campers and planning and
implementing activities throughout the day.
Teen EXTREME camp – The CLUB at Cooper
Camp will run M-F 9-4:30pm with extended care available in the mornings.
This camp will run for incoming 6th-9th graders and offer activities in
Music, Arts, Sports, Technology, wellness and fun off site field trips.
Camp staff must have experience working with this teen population and will
be responsible for planning and implementing activities throughout the day.

Job Qualifications

- Must be at least 18 years of age and pass necessary background clearances and drug testing 
-Experience working with children ages 5-14
 

How to Apply

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Children's Friend: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence, RI 02908

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable children in Rhode Island? Join the Children's Friend family, where we offer excellent benefits and work culture!

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will work to help implement a curriculum based on best practice performance  standards as well as other standards as appropriate. This includes performing any condition needing attention. Assist with the maintenance of progress notes, assessments, and screenings on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of classroom children.

Essential Functions:
1. Work with the teacher to develop and implement a curriculum based on best practice standards.

2. Responsible for implementation of DCYF childcare, Head Start regulations, and Pre-K regulations.
3. Make daily observations of health of children, report any condition needing attention.
4. Maintain progress notes and collecting other necessary data on the participation and progress of emotional, physical, social and cognitive development of assigned children.
5. Communicate on a regular basis with staff regarding the individual needs of each child.
6. Works together with Support Team and Mentor-Coaching team to implement strategies that support the academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs
of individual children.
7. Participate in four parent teacher conferences a year, preferably two in the home and two at school.
8. Actively participate in agency and program meetings and committees.
9. Make constructive use of individual and peer supervision.
10. Responsible for integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community.
11. Complete 30 hours of relevant training in child-related topics during the first year of employment, and 20 hours of professional development training per year thereafter.
12. Contribute to the overall success and quality of the program and agency by working constructively and collaboratively with other staff members to
address programmatic and agency-wide issues and needs. 

13. Assist in publicizing agency programs and educating others about the agency and its services.
14. Interact effectively and respectfully with others and particularly with individuals whose backgrounds and life experiences are different from one’s own
15. Pursue ongoing professional development through attending relevant workshops and conferences (including Children’s Friend’s core supervisory training program).


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

• TA1- HS degree or equivalent minimum
• TA2- CDA minimum
• TA3- Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education minimum or Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as child study, child psychology, early childhood special education, elementary education, or nursing.
• 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.
• Fluency in English and Spanish preferred.
• Knowledge of health, safety and first aid. Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs.
• Strong organizational skills, computer skills and excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with staff, clients, and visitors, as well as the ability to recognize and respect the need for confidentiality.
• Possess the ability to perform strong outreach.
• Proven ability to interact with members of the community representing diverse backgrounds and interests.
• Must be able to meet all pre-employment hiring requirements, as well as medical clearances and immunization records requirements.
• Under general supervision from the Teacher.

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply.

Children's Friend: Lead Teacher

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence, RI 02908

Job Description

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable children in Rhode Island? Join the Children's Friend family, where we offer excellent benefits and work culture!

Full time teachers who are hired are eligible for a $1,000 sign on bonus and $1,000 Anniversary bonus.

Job Summary: Under the direction of the Child Development Supervisor, the Lead Teacher will deliver high quality education programs to our community
of children and families. Work with the Supervisor to implement curriculum based on best practice standards while ensuring that your classroom meets
DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate. Coordinate and communicate on a regular
basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child. Responsible for the integration of services for families in the classroom, home, center and community.

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.
13. Provide leadership in ensuring that all individuals are treated respectfully and that diversity in backgrounds and life experiences is supported and valued throughout the agency.


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.
• The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.
• Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance.
• Must maintain CPR and first aid training.
• Must provide documentation showing proof of all medical clearance and immunization requirements, and be able to lift up to 40 lbs. Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.
• The successful candidate will be required to meet our pre-employment background screening requirements.
• Under general supervision from the Child Development Supervisor.

Other Information

CLICK HERE to apply.
 

Me Too Preschool: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

2168 Diamond Hill Road Woonsocket

Job Description

Assist in daily needs and tasks in preschool or toddler rooms.

Job Qualifications

Must be able to pass a background check in BCI.

How to Apply

Please call the center directly at 401–762–9339 and ask for Ada or email to ktmimi@aol.com

The Eleanor Briggs School: Special Education Teacher

Program Address

116 Long St, Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

The Eleanor Briggs School is actively recruiting teaching and support staff for our recent program expansion, and we are looking for an elementary and a high school teacher for our primary campus in Warwick. Entry level salary and benefits are competitive with both private and public school positions.

The Eleanor Briggs School is a leader in the field of special education and mental health for children whose behavioral and emotional difficulties significantly impede their progress in public school. In an environment that
promotes learning and growth, students are able to achieve their full potential. This is why, for over 30 years, families and educators throughout Rhode Island have turned to The Eleanor Briggs School.

The ideal candidate will be results-driven, team-and detail-oriented professional who is comfortable working on multiple tasks in a deadline-oriented environment.
 

GENERAL SUMMARY: Teach students with significant emotional/behavioral disorders in a clinical day-school setting. Develop and monitor student Individual Education Programs (IEP) in accordance with Department of
Education regulations and standards.


ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/TASKS:

Develop content specific lesson plans in accordance with established curriculum and Department of Education Grade Span Expectations and Grade Level Expectations.
Teach academic courses as assigned, in correlation with written lesson plans.
Develop and monitor appropriate academic goals and short term objectives for student’s Individual Educational Programs (IEP).
Conduct Educational Assessments, as warranted.
Provide behavioral support and follow established behavior management plans with students.
Maintain a daily grade/participation record and report academic progress quarterly in a manner consistent with center standards.
Assist with the physical management of physically aggressive or violent students. Completing all appropriate documentation per Department of Education regulations.
Engage students in an appropriate manner and use appropriate reinforcement techniques.
Attend and participate in daily multidisciplinary team meetings (debrief) and weekly staff meetings.

Benefits:

Thrive Behavioral Health provides a friendly/family working environment, whose values include Dignity, Respect, Teamwork and Professional Support and Development. Thrive offers generous benefits after 30 days, PTO, paid
holidays, your birthday off, and a 401k plan.

If you are excited to join Thrive Behavioral Health, CLICK HERE to learn more about our career opportunities.

www.thrivebhri.org

EEO/VET/LGBTQ+ Employer



 

Job Qualifications

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree in Teaching or Education. Experience working with children who have behavioral or emotional disabilities.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Rhode Island Secondary Special Education Teaching Certificate

Valid driver's license and automobile insurance which meets Rhode Island minimum standards required, or the ability to obtain necessary transportation in order to perform the responsibilities/tasks of the job.

Other Information

The Eleanor Briggs School is a program of Thrive Behavioral Health.

How to Apply


CLICK HERE to apply. 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Lead Teacher Head Start (EBCAP0957)

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 6 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 $500 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.

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 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.

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: Part-Time Teacher

Program Address

752 East Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878

Job Description

Join our talented teaching staff where we inspire children to be lifelong learners by leading teachers who are as passionate about the growth and development of the children in our care as we are!

We are most interested in talking to applicants that have:

The ability to meet state requirements for education
plan and implement curriculum
experience - ECE Certification preferred
work schedule M-F
Impeccable references and a proven track record of caring and nurturing children to provide them with a great start to their educational careers
Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work

Perks and Benefits:

Paid time off: Holidays, vacation, sick days, snow days
Continuous education and professional development
over $6500 in staff discounts
competitive pay
bonuses
Leadership opportunities
Fun team building activities
uniforms shirts
Trainings and conferences
Stocked classroom with unlimited supplies
fun atmosphere

Our Staff...

Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!
Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.
Communicate directly as well as virtually with parents to achieve success for their child.
Believe that good classroom management begins with developing positive relationships with students.
Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized.
Are rewarded with hugs from children and positive interactions with parents every day!

We love children, so we will love on you too!

Job Type: Part-Time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

How to Apply

Click HERE to send an email to Director Deborah M. Raposa

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: Full-Time Teacher

Program Address

752 East Rd, Tiverton, RI 02878

Job Description

Join our talented teaching staff where we inspire children to be lifelong learners by leading teachers who are as passionate about the growth and development of the children in our care as we are!

We are most interested in talking to applicants that have:

The ability to meet state requirements for education
plan and implement curriculum
experience - ECE Certification preferred
work schedule M-F
Impeccable references and a proven track record of caring and nurturing children to provide them with a great start to their educational careers
Flexibility as to the hours and schedule of work

Perks and Benefits:

Paid time off: Holidays, vacation, sick days, snow days
Continuous education and professional development
over $6500 in staff discounts
competitive pay
bonuses
Leadership opportunities
Fun team building activities
uniforms shirts
Trainings and conferences
Stocked classroom with unlimited supplies
fun atmosphere

Our Staff...

Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!
Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.
Communicate directly as well as virtually with parents to achieve success for their child.
Believe that good classroom management begins with developing positive relationships with students.
Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized.
Are rewarded with hugs from children and positive interactions with parents every day!

We love children, so we will love on you too!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $15.00 - $18.00 per hour

How to Apply

Click HERE to send an email to Director Deborah M. Raposa

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

Program Address

535 Centerville Road, Suite 301
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

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


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


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

Job Qualifications

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


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

How to Apply

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

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Lead Teacher Early Head Start (EBCAP0962)

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue, East Providence, RI 02915

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 Early Head Start program at Willett Ave, Riverside, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

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

The Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and 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 promote social competence and ensure parental involvement.

 

Job Qualifications

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

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

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


*The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related 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 be required to provide detailed college transcripts to validate 18 credit hours of coursework in ECE related
courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment,
psychology, family development, health, and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning,
social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching, and learning. 

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Associate Head Start (EBCAP0961)

Program Address

70 Turner Avenue, East Providence, RI

Job Description

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

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

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

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


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

Other Information

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

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

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Lead Teacher Head Start (EBCAP0960)

Program Address

70 Turner Avenue, East Providence, RI

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 $500 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. 

Job Qualifications

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

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

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

2. Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months 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.

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Lead Teacher Head Start (EBCAP0959)

Program Address

790 Main Street, Warren, RI

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 Mary V Quirk School, Main Street Warren, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

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

The 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.
 

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 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.

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.

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.

 

Tri-County Community Action Agency - (Joyful Learning Childcare Academy): Teacher - Preschool

Program Address

1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI 02891

Job Description

FULL and Part Time Positions are available

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY:

To work cooperatively with all classroom, program, and agency staff while assisting with the daily operations of a Tri-County Joyful Learning Child Academy classroom. Provide enrolled children with an educational experience that is conducive to optimal development, and build and maintain positive relationships with enrolled families.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Attend relevant trainings/workshops/conferences (minimum of 20 hours) each program year.

Maintain required professional development criteria set by the Rhode Island Department of Education and the Department of Human Services (DHS). Encourage parent involvement in all areas of the program.

Provide an environment which is socially and emotionally supportive to children and their families. This environment must be accepting and supportive of building ethnic pride and a positive self-concept, enhance individual strengths and develop ability in building social relationships.

Foster 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.

Create/Provide 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.

Curriculum should be complete at least 2 weeks in advance. Curriculum plans are due to the Head Teacher on a monthly basis.

Assist children in working toward developmentally appropriate skill sets as related to the Rhode Island Early Learning Standards and Creative Curriculum.

Create ideas/plans for individualizing curriculum that is relevant and reflective of the needs of each child.

Include parents/guardians in curriculum development and use them as resources.

Conduct on-going observations, recording, and evaluating each child’s growth and development for the purpose of planning activities to suit individual needs. Supervise Teacher Assistants and provide feedback on skills and allow input to the curriculum including individualization for children.

Conduct Parent/Teacher Conferences when appropriate and if necessary, after staff’s regularly scheduled hours.

Enhance parent’s knowledge and understanding of the educational and developmental needs and activities of children in the program.

Ensure that all flammable and other dangerous materials and potential poisons are stored in a locked cabinet or other storage facility accessible only to authorized persons.

Ensure that indoor and outdoor premises and equipment are kept free and clean, on a daily basis of undesirable and hazardous material and conditions.

The daily cleaning and maintenance of these areas is imperative to maintaining a healthy and safe environment. Concerns resulting in the decreased safety of
children and families are to be reported to the Center Director immediately.


Ensure classroom meets DCYF licensing requirements.

Attend MDT/IEP meetings when necessary.

Act as a support for families through the developmental screening process.

Work cooperatively with the local educational authority and their staff to identify, plan and provide services for children’s individual needs.

Complete IFSP forms for Early Intervention children and submit to Center Director by the 5th of each month.

Participate and prepare for BrightStars quality ratings every 3 years.

Actively participate in the process of Quality Improvement Plans and annual reports to maintain and improve Joyful Learning's rating.

Job Qualifications

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (or related field) rehired, valid Teaching Certificate through the State of Rhode Island preferred.

Must have RIELDS (Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards) training or be willing to attain within the first year of employment.

SPECIAL 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.

Experience with infants, toddlers or with pre-school aged children for at least two years.

Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with families.

Organized, professional, efficient, decisive.
 

Other Information

COMPETITIVE BENEFIT PACKAGE:

Sign on bonus upon hire and after the completion of 6 months and 12 months of employment an additional bonus will be given.

Due to recruitment and retention funding from the Child Stability Grant a sign on bonus upon hire and after the completion of 6 months and 12 months of employment an additional bonus will be given.

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 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”.

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Teacher Assistant, Floater

Program Address

421 Hope St, Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

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

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

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

 

Job Qualifications

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

Education and/or Experience

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

Reasoning Ability:

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

YMCA Required Training

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

State Required Training and Professional Development

Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards Certificate

20 hours of approved ECE professional development each year

Concentration

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

Human Relations Skills

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


Physical Demands:

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

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

Work Environment:

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

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply or email smccormack@gpymca.org