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

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

Job Postings

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

To post a job complete the Job Posting Form

Current Postings

Connecting for Children and Families: Director

Program Address

46 Hope Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Job Description

Director of Child Care
Connecting for Children & Families - Woonsocket, RI

Connecting for Children and Families is seeking an experienced, professional Director/Education Coordinator for our Hope Street Early Learning Center and school-age childcare program. This position will provide oversight of the education and family-centered experiences offered at our Center located in
Woonsocket, RI. Approximately 125 children attend daily. As the director you will uphold our mission, vision and values. You will ensure the Center provides exceptional customer service by creating a welcoming environment and participating in friendly interactions with parents.

Director’s Responsibilities include:

  • Develop strong relationships with families
  • Ensure the center is compliant with all federal and state regulations
  • Conduct ongoing marketing strategies to meet enrollment goals, including tours of center, meeting with local businesses, open houses and special events
  • Anticipate employment needs and staffing structure
  • Coach, develop and motivate the educational and childcare staff
  • Maintain high capacity utilization, manage all resources effectively and within budget
  • Maintain accurate attendance figures, bill third party vendors, and collect tuition from families on a weekly basis
  • Provide a positive, upbeat attitude and atmosphere
  • Be highly effective in organizational, time management, and multitasking skills
  • Promote the positive image of CCF and the Center and play a major role in making the Center a provider of choice in educational programs for the communities we serve
  • Proficiency in designing, implementing and overseeing curriculum
  • Critical thinking skills, creativity and innovation a must
  • Must be flexible and available to work varied hours to meet the needs of the program

Job Qualifications

Job Requirements:

  • BA, BS Degree, or Master’s in Early Childhood Education or Education
  • Completed RIELS level 2 training, RIELS level 3 preferred
  • Have a current RI Teaching Certification in Early Childhood Education
  • Prior Managerial and Supervisory Experience in a Preschool Setting
  • Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills
  • Computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
  • Three years experience working in a licensed child care

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Licensed Child Care: 3 years

Required licenses or certifications:

  • RI Teaching Certification in Early Childhood Education
  • RIELS level 2 training, RIELS level 3 preferred

Other Information

  • Full time position; competitive salary and benefit package.
  • To apply, please email cover letter and resume.
  • CCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer
  • Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to: Katherine Tobin ktobin@ccfcenter.org
 

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

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

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


We offer:

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

Job Qualifications

Only professionally experienced individuals apply. THANK YOU
Requirements:

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

How to Apply

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

Trailside Day Care: Teacher Aide

Program Address

120 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

Teacher Aide postiion
8:00-4:30 M-F

 

Job Qualifications

  • High School Diploma
  • Must be willing to complete trainings relevant to the posiiton

How to Apply

Please send resume to trailsidedaycare@veizon.net

TOTS' TOWN, INC., Child Care Center: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

29 George Waterman Rd.
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Child Care Center looking to hire an experienced candidate who has worked with children ages 18 months to 3 yrs. Position will include maintaining a safe, healthy, structured and nurturing environment. Must also keep the classroom class and organized. Candidate is responsible for greeting parents and students upon arrival. Candidate is responsible for engaging in appropriate play with class of 3-6 children. Position is 30 hours. Must be energetic and a team player.
 

Job Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1-2 years experience in a child care setting.

How to Apply

Send resume to: totstown14@gmail.com

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

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

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

We offer:

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

 

Way to Grow Early Learning Center: Ed Coordinator / Lead PK Teacher

Program Address

1 Falco St. North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

Head Teacher/Lead PK Teacher wanted for cozy Preschool located in North Providence. Enthusiastic individual to work directly with children, implement & oversee a creative Hands-On Curriculum using RIEDLS standards. Administrative duties & Mentoring RIC Early Ed Students are part
of the duties of this wonderful position. 30 to 40 hours per week. Great team-oriented staff. Position starts before Fall 2016.

Job Qualifications

  • RI Certification in ECE (or close to receiving certification)
  • Level III RIELDS (or willing to take this free training)
  • Excellent communication & Team building skills a must
  • 2 years minimum experience as Head Teacher preferred but willing to train.
  • Flexibility
  • Be able to lift 40 lbs.

Other Information

We offer:

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

How to Apply

Please email resume with cover letter to Bev Jesuino at info@waytogrow.com.
 

North Kingstown Daycare & Preschool: Assistant Preschool Teacher

Program Address

690 Boston Neck Rd
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Job Description

Well established, and growing, childcare center is looking to hire an experienced candidate who is enthusiastic about working with children ages 3,4,and 5 as our Assistant Preschool Teacher. Position will include facilitating and engaging in appropriate play, aiding in the preparation and implementation of curriculum, and daily communication with parents and fellow staff. Candidate will help in maintaining a safe, healthy, structured, educational and nurturing environment and will be a part of keeping the classroom clean and organized. Candidate will be required to complete at least 20 hours of professional development each year. Must be friendly, energetic, easy going, and reliable.

This is a part time position averaging 20 hours a week, with the potential for more hours based on enrollment and staffing. This is a year round position. Hours will generally be 2-6 but must be flexible and available for change of schedule when needed.

Please email a copy of your resume along with your cover letter within the body of your email, attachments may not be opened. We look forward to meeting with you! 

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in classroom assistantship and understanding of curriculum planning
  • Experience teaching within a preschool classroom
  • Have or be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of Bright Starts, RIELDS and/or the ECERS/ITERS a plus
  • AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field, a plus.

How to Apply

Please email a copy of your resume along with your cover letter within the body of your email, attachments may not be opened, to preschoolnkdcp@gmail.com
We look forward to meeting with you!

West End Community Center: Early Childhood Education Coordinator/Administrator

Program Address

109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

  • Planning, organizing, and implementing the curriculum
  • Supporting mental health, nutrition, parent involvement, and social services
  • Supervising lesson plans to meet policies and procedures, and attendance
  • Discussing students' progress with parents and providing assessments and reports
  • Administering and monitoring operations to insture compliance with funding sources
  • Completing administrative documentation as it pertains to licensing and grants
  • Recruiting, hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising Early Learning employees
  • Coordinating with other Program Administrators in ways to best serve our families
  • Coordinating, scheduling and chairing regualr employee meetings and in-service trainings
  • Representing WECC at state and local association meetings, including after hours meetings

Job Qualifications

OPTION ONE: having a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for prekindergarten to second grade. Has 2+ years teaching experience. Has completed RIELDS Foundations and Implementing a Standards Based Program or has an IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 1 year. Mentoring, Supervision, Leadership-3 credit course or 40 hours of PD over 2 years in mentoring, supervising and leadership or IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 2 years and the Education Coordinator has an IPDP that includes at least 20 hours of PD related to the Workforce Knowledge and Competencies appropriate to the education coordinator role.

Option Two: having a bachelor's or master's degree in a related field such as child development, elementary education or special education and 24 credits in early childhood education from an accredited or approved institution of higher learning. Has 2+ years teaching experience. Has completed RIELDS Foundation and Implementing a Standards Based Program or has an IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 1 year. Mentoring, Supervision, Leadership-3 credit course or 40 hours of PD over 2 years and the Education Coordinator has an IPDP that includes at least 20 hours of PD related to the Workforce Knowledge and Competencies appropriate to the education coordinator role. 

Option 3: having a current RI Department of Education teacher certificate for early childhood special education which includes early childhood certification.  Has 2+ years teaching experience.  Has completed RIELDS Foundations and Implementing a Standards Based Program or has an IPDP goal to meet this requirement within 1 year.  Mentoring, Supervision, Leadership-3 credit course or 40 hours of PD over 2 years in mentoring, supervising, and leadership or IPDP goal to meet this requirement withing 2 years and the Education Coordinator has an IPDP that includes at least 20 hours of PD related to the Workforce Knowledge and Competencies appropriate to the educaion coordinator role.

How to Apply

Email resume to pmello@wecc.net

Mail to: Personnel Committee
West End Community Center
109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

 

West End Community Center: Youth Engagement Specialist/Van Driver

Program Address

109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

  • Front-line youth workers of the West End Community Center Youth Program
  • Ability to lead high-quality programming
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth
  • Ensure that youth are engaged in positive activities
  • Plan and lead activities to increase social and academic experiences for youth
  • Provide youth with homework and academic support as needed
  • Set up and distribute breakfast, snack, lunch and Kid's Cafe
  • Manage daily attendance sheets/pocket charts and data reports
  • Set up and break down of activities/stations
  • Direct flow of youth rotation
  • Assist with all aspects of program set-up and clean-up and ensure all program materials and supplies are securely stored when not in use
  • Assist with transportation of youth to and from school and/or activities
  • Assist with program recruitment and special events
  • Perform other duties as assigned to accomplish the responsibilities and expectations of the position
  • Work collaboratively with other team members

Job Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years old
  • Experience working with school-age youth
  • Ability to work well as part of a diverse team of people
  • Experience with persons from disadvantaged backgrounds
  • Valid chauffeur's driver's license and clean driving record (must be accepted by agency insurance company)

How to Apply

Email resume to pem@wecc.net
or Mail to:
Personnel Committee
West End Community Center
109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

 

West End Community Center: Teacher Assistant--Early Learning

Program Address

109 Bucklin Street
Providence RI 02907

Job Description

  • Accept and follow lead teacher's direction
  • Assist lead teacher with curriculum planning and activity prep
  • Set up activities for the lead teacher
  • Assist with child assessments
  • Reinforce routines, rules and curriculum lessons created by teacher
  • Must serve as a role model
  • Must be aware and accommodating for all learning styles and differing abilities
  • Must encourage independence and self-help skills
  • Must use appropriate and positive discipline techniques
  • Follow a daily routine but be flexible
  • Allow for creativity and expression
  • Interact and engage with the children regularly
  • Must keep materials and furnishings clean, organized and sanitized
  • Must have good listening skills
  • Must show respect for those with diverse backgrounds
  • Can lead the classroom if needed
  • Be a team player
  • Must follow West End Community Center's policies and procedures
  • Stay current and follow RI DCYF regulations
  • Stay current and follow CACFP's regulations

Job Qualifications

  • High school Diploma or GED
  • 12 ECE related college credits
  • 1 year experience in an Early Childhood classroom
  • RIELDS Training-Foundation
  • Any transcripts and certifications
  • Must have a clean BCI
  • Must pass a fingerprint screening
  • Pass a CPS DCYF clearance
  • Record of vaccinations
  • TB test
  • Letter from a physician stating you are free from communicable diseases
  • CPR/First Aid Certified
  • Official application and resume
  • Must have a genuine interest in children and teaching
  • Mut be friendly, warm and nurturing

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to: pmello@wecc.net

Mail resume and cover letter to:
Personnel Committee
West End Community Center
109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907


 

Bright Beginnings: Infant teacher

Program Address

5 New Industrial Way,
Warren, RI

Job Description

This is a full time teacher position Monday through Friday 8:30 to 5:30

 

Job Qualifications

Must have high diploma or ged, experience in a child care setting, knowledge of the RIELDS a huge plus or willingness to learn, CPR  and firts aid certificate a plus, experience in lesson planning

How to Apply

Send resume to Kim at Brightbeginnings5@yahoo.com
 

West End Community Center: Lead Teacher ECE

Program Address

109 Bucklin Street
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

  • Create a warm, relaxed yet stimulating and safe earning environment
  • Be patient and understanding
  • Serve as a role model
  • Be aware and accommodating for all learning styles and differing abilities
  • Use appropriate and positive discipline techniques
  • Create a curriculum based on our curriculum framework and aligned with RIELDS
  • Introduce and engage the children in all 9 of the RIELDS domains
  • Allow for creativity and expression
  • Ask open ended questions to encourage language development
  • Assess the children using our assessment tool 3 times a year
  • Show respect for those witgh diverse backgrounds
  • Be a team player
  • Must hold parent teacher conferences 3 times a year
  • Stay current and follow RI DCYF regulations

Job Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood
  • 1 year experience in an early child care setting
  • Must have a clean BCI
  • Pass a CPS DCYF Clearance
  • RIELDS Trainings--Foundation, Curriculum and Classroom
  • CPR/First Aid Certified

How to Apply

Email a resume to pmello@wecc.net or mail to Personnel Committee, West End Community Center, 109 Bucklin Street, Providence, RI 02907

 

East Bay Community Action Program: After School Activity Aide, NFCOZ (Newport) (EBCAP0208)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

Position Description: East Bay Community Action Program is seeking After School Activity Aides to work in the Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) program. NFCOZ provides services and referrals to Newport children and their families in school and community settings, in partnership
with Newport Public Schools, parents and the community. Responsible for assisting the general program operations at the Pell Elementary School. Duties to include greeting students, assisting with snack, taking attendance, assisting with dismissal, and assisting program teachers in meeting the goals of the program.

 

How to Apply

Pease visit https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=14435571

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Associate, Head Start - Warren (EBCAP0266)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Teacher Associate to work in the Head Start Program. The Teacher Associate is a full position at our location in Newport, RI.

The Teacher Associate will assist with daily classroom functioning and accept guidance from the Lead Teacher to utilize Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early
Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

How to Apply

Please visit: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15588031

Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick: Summer Camp Counselors

Program Address

42 Frederick Street

Job Description

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick is looking for part time Camp Counselors 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.

  • Camp Dates: June 26th - September 1st
  • Monday - Friday approx. 25-29 hours per week


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Directly supervise and be responsible for his/her group of children; leading the group in age appropriate activities.
  • Ensure the health and safety of all the children. Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports. Follow procedure for use of first aid kit.
  • Plan and lead activities with a group in accordance with the camp schedule.
  • Maintain good public relations with parents. Understand that you represent the BGCW and maintain a positive disposition, demeanor and attire. Attempt to answer parent concerns or make appropriate referrals to the director.
  • Assist in maintaining the necessary records involving attendance and sign-in and sign out sheets. When releasing children, ensure that the proper release procedures are followed and appropriate identification is shown.
  • Report concerns of parents or of children to direct supervisor; complete necessary child abuse report forms as needed.
  • Arrive prepared for the scheduled shift, prepared for constant concentration and visual surveillance of program participants with no distractions.
  • Work in harmony and cooperation with staff, volunteers, members of the BGCW
  • Responsible for attending staff meetings/events.

Job Qualifications

Participate in pre-camp training.
Mandatory Dates:

Tuesday June 6th-12:00-1:30
Thursday June 8th -12:00-1:30
Tuesday June 13th -12:00-1:30
Thursday June 15th -12:00-1:30
Monday June 19th -12:00-1:30

Participate in CPR/1st Aid training (or provide proof of certification) Date TBA

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter to Nicole@wbgclubs.org


 

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher, Head Start - Warren (EBCAP0267)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Lead Teacher for our Head Start Program. The Lead Teacher position is full time position for our location in Newport, RI.

The Lead Teacher oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Associate Teacher, Teacher Assistant/Float, per diem Substitute and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early
Learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years, Classroom Behavioral Management System, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. 

How to Apply

Please visit: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15588051

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Early Head Start (EBCAP0225)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Teacher Assistant Float for our Early Head Start program in Newport, RI. The Teacher Assistant Float position is full time (40 hours/52 weeks per year).

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

How to Apply

Please visit http://https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15498781

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0267)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

Position Description: East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two Teacher Assistant Floats for our Head Start program in Newport, RI.

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


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

Job Qualifications

The Teacher Assistant Float will have Bachelors' or Associates degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a related field or; Child Development Associate (CDA) or; High School diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one year supervised experience in ECE classroom. The
Teacher Assistant Float will also have a RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training. EBCAP also provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes BCBSRI health and dental, up to 3% company matching retirement plan, life insurance, opportunities for training/CEUs, generous paid time off, etc.

 

How to Apply

Please visit https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15591811

CANE Child Development Center: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

281 Post Rd

Job Description

Organize, plan and implement curriculum, provide a wide variety of learning experiences and opportunities that are developmentally appropriate. 

Job Qualifications

  • 2 years experience working with Toddlers in a childcare setting
  • Associates/Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education




 

How to Apply

email resume to canecdc@outlook.com

CANE Child Development Center: Lead Infant/Toddler teacher

Program Address

281 Post Rd

Job Description

Organize,plan and implement curriculum.The teacher will provide a warm relationship based classroom which provides a wide variety of learning experiences and opportunities that are developmentally appropriate for children. 
M-F Full time 8:00-5:30/8:30-5:30


 

Job Qualifications

Associates/Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education

Other Information

Any questions please email to canecdc@outlook.com. Do not call.

 

How to Apply

Email resume to canecdc@outlook.com

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher, Head Start

Program Address

Warren

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Lead Teacher for our Head Start Program. The Lead Teacher position is full time position for our location in Newport, RI.

The Lead Teacher oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Associate Teacher, Teacher Assistant/Float, per diem Substitute and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early
Learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years, Classroom Behavioral Management System, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. 

How to Apply

Visit https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15588051

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Associate, Head Start

Program Address

Warren

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Teacher Associate to work in the Head Start Program. The Teacher Associate is a full position at our location in Newport, RI.

The Teacher Associate will assist with daily classroom functioning and accept guidance from the Lead Teacher to utilize Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early
Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

How to Apply

Visit http://https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15588031

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: Lead Teacher in 3 Year Old Room

Program Address

752 East Road

Job Description

If you love children and are creative, full of energy, loving, and nurturing then come join our team of highly professional childcare workers. Full time year round opening available for a preschool lead teacher.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum associates degree in ECE.
  • RIELDS certificate ( or willing to get trained to attain certificate).
  • CPR and First Aid trained
  • Excellent Communication Skill and must be able to work as a team.

Other Information

  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick and vacation time
  • Medical Benefits
  • Paid snow days
  • Pay commensurate to education

How to Apply

Send resume to deborah@sakonnetearlylearningcenter.com

Sakonnet Early Learning Center: Floater

Program Address

752 East Road

Job Description

  • Assist teachers in the classrooms.
  • Assist teachers during meal time.
  • Assist teachers in classrooms by covering planning times.
  • Assist team teacher when staff is out.

Job Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma. 

Preferred:

  • Experience in early childhood or a college student majoring in education. 

How to Apply

Please call  401-624-6327

East Bay Community Action Program: Early Head Start Infant Toddler Teachers

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking three Early Head Start Infant Toddler Teachers to work in the Early Head Start Program. The Early Head Start Infant Toddler Teachers position is full time (40 hours/52 weeks) for our Early Head Start/Head Start location in Newport, RI. 

The Early Head Start Infant Toddler Teachers will assist with daily classroom functioning and accept guidance from the Lead Teacher to utilize Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, RI Department of Education Early learning  Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure
that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.
 

How to Apply

Please visit http://https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15499771

East Bay Community Action Program: Early Head Start Lead Teacher

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking an Early Head Start Lead Teacher for our Early Head Start Program. The Early Head Start Lead Teacher position is full time (40 hours/52 weeks) for our location in Newport, RI.

The Early Head Start Lead Teacher oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Associate Teacher, Teacher Assistant/Float, per diem Substitute and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, RI Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, Rl Department
of Education Early Learning Standards, EBCAP Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, EBCAP Personnel Policies, Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years, Classroom Behavioral Management System, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. 

How to Apply

Please visit https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15488511
 

East Bay Community Action Program: Coordinator Baby Steps

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Coordinator Baby Steps. This is a part time (20 hours) position at our location in Newport, RI.

Baby Steps is a program of EBCAP.The Baby Steps mission is to actively  engage parents, and caregivers, with their birth to 36 months old children in activities that provide effective parenting and learning strategies in a collaborative and supportive community. The program is to help young parents see the importance of education, to teach them how to increase the vocabulary of their children, to use positive vocabulary and to teach social skill and positive ways of correcting their behaviors.

The Coordinator Baby Steps is responsible for outreach and building relationships with area families with children from age 0 to 3 for participation in Baby Steps. Coordinator Baby Steps will assist with retention of families, coordinate, organize and participate in each Baby Steps Saturday event and activity in collaboration with Board members and volunteers. Coordinator Baby Steps includes generating, organizing, and communicating data for all outreach attempts, family attendance, and other information as needed. In addition participation in and assistance with organizing fund raising events and grant writing is required. Coordinator Baby Steps will serve as a liaison between Baby Steps and the community by attending meetings and events and attend and/or reporting to the board on a monthly basis. 

How to Apply

Please visit https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15531481

Connecting for Children and Families: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

46 Hope Street
Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02893

Job Description

The After School Teacher Assistant will have:

  • High school diploma or GED required; some college preferred.
  • Desire to work with children ages 18 months through school age..
  • Experience and training in working with children is helpful.
  • Ability with multi-cultural and economically diverse populations.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.
  • Ability to be flexible with tasks assigned.
  • Must be reliable, creative, and have a positive attitude.
  • Ability to develop positive relationships with staff, parents and children.
  • Must have excellent communication skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Must abide by all CCF policies and DCYF licensing requirements
  • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred, but not required.

Job Qualifications

• High school diploma or GED required; some college preferred.


 

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Nancy Lowder NLowder@ccfcenter.org
 

Sunshine Child Development Center: Floater

Program Address

11 Iafrate Way

Job Description

  • Assist in a classroom by supervising children
  • Assist in directing the classroom activities following the guidance of the Lead and Assistant teachers
  • Develop a warm and nurturing relationship with all children and parents
  • Communicate with teaching staff any special notations, observations and health
  • Assist the teaching staff in providing a calm, pleasant, interactive experience for the children during meal times

Job Qualifications

  • Required: Must be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma
  • Preferred: Experience in an early childhood setting or coursework in early childhood

How to Apply

Please call 401-294-3510 Or e-mail asalerno@sunshinecdc.com

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Lead (EBCAP0263)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program is seeking a part time Teacher Lead for our Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) program. NFCOZ provides services and referrals to Newport children and their families in school and community settings, in partnership with Newport Public Schools, parents, and the community. The Teacher Lead is responsible for assisting to coordinate the curriculum and thematic activities for the assigned Champion Childcare Program at Pell classrooms and for assisting to supervise and direct childcare teacher assistants. 

Job Qualifications

  • Building and maintaining collaborative relationships with faculty and staff.
  • Interacting with community agencies and promoting parent involvement.
  • Assist with the coordination of services assuring on-going assessment and responsiveness to community needs.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Supervision and care of enrolled elementary students.
  • Work experience in behavior management, program development, and recruitment.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15579461

Imagination Station ELC: Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

6 Borden Ave
Johnston, RI

Job Description

We are currently seeking responsible and caring individuals to join our team to work with toddlers (ages 18 months-3 years old). Applicant should be nurturing, friendly, outgoing, and enthusiastic. Experience working with children required. The lead toddler teacher will be responsible for the following: creating a safe, healthy, structured, educational environment, creating lesson plans based on the RIELDS, communicating with parents, collaborating and working with a teacher assistant, completing 20 hours of professional development each year. Appropriate RIELDS training certificate of completion required.
If RIELDS training not completed, applicant must be willing to complete necessary training. This is a full time (30-40 hour), year round position with paid holidays and snow days. 

Job Qualifications

  • Experience with children ages (18 months-3 years)
  • 12+ credits in Early Childhood Education.

How to Apply

Please send resume to stationelc@gmail.com or call 401-861-5401

YMCA of Greater Providence - East Side Mount Hope Child Care Center: Infant/Preschool Teacher

Program Address

438 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Join the team at the East Side Mount Hope Child Care Center! This position will be working with preschool age children. It is a full time, benefit eligible position. The Teacher is responsible for caring for the children and implementing the early learning and development program in the classroom.

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

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

Job Qualifications

Education and/or Experience:

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

Other Information

Full Time

How to Apply

To apply please visit http://www.jobs.net/j/JAhO8fjn?idpartenaire=20011&jobdetails=true

Little Hands: Assistant Teacher

Program Address

422 Hillsdale Road
Richmond, RI 02892

Job Description

We are looking for an assistant teacher for a small (12 children) Waldorf-inspired, home-based program. Hours would be roughly between 1:00 and 5:00, may vary a little. We are also looking for a full time assistant for the summer, the part time position could move to full time for the summer, or we can hired a second part time assistant.  The afternoon assistant would be here to help with rest time, story and snack time and outdoor play time.

Job Qualifications

Applicants must be 18 or older. We will train, but some experience with child development and Waldorf philosophy would be a plus. 

How to Apply

Please contact Lisa at littlehandspreschool@me.com to inquire about the positions.

Child Inc. : Infant/Toddler & Preschool Associate Teachers

Program Address

Kent County area

Job Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Providing meaningful, developmentally appropriate learning experiences to enable social/emotional, language, and cognitive growth, according to CHILD, Inc. philosophy.
  • Participating in or assumes full responsibility for developmental screenings, assessments, developing individualized goals and curriculum planning for the class as a whole.
  • Makes appropriate visits to each child’s home to strengthen link between home and school supporting implementation of home curriculum.
  • Hourly Wage: CDA: $13.74-$15.44 AA: $16.35-$18.39
  • Flexible fringe benefits
  • Position Type: Full-time
     

Job Qualifications

  • Must have CDA (Child Development Associate) credential or an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. 

How to Apply

Please send resume to aoconnell@childincri.org

YMCA of Greater Providence - Providence Youth Services: School Age Leader - Out of School Time

Program Address

640 Broad Street
Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Responsible for supervision and management of the children participating in the After School Child Care program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

  • Provide leadership and demonstrate the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement.
  • Provide input toward the development of a well-rounded curriculum, i.e. group time, quiet play, outdoor time, sports and assisting with homework. Includes trips and special events. 
  • Assist the site coordinator in planning and carrying out activities during school vacation weeks, half days and other days off from school.
  • Assist the Site Coordinator in maintaining the necessary records involving attendance and sign in/out sheets.
  • Maintain good public relations with parents and understand that you represent the YMCA and maintain a positive disposition, demeanor and attire.
  • Attempt to answer parent concerns or make appropriate referrals to the site coordinator.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in scheduling for special events and be available to work at other sites when the need arises.
  • Arrive on time and prepared for visual surveillance of program participants with no distractions.
  • Work in harmony and cooperation with the staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA; as well as any partnering organization or school.
  • Treat all children with dignity and respect.

Job Qualifications

Must be 18 years or older. Should have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well with children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with program goals. School-age staff used to meet the ratio requirements are at least eighteen years of age and have a high school diploma or General Education Development (GED) certificate, and have had either formal training in child care/youth development or at least one year of supervised experience working with school-age children in a group setting.

Qualifications:

  • Great communication skills
  • Independent thinking
  • Ability to follow policies and protocols
  • Enthusiasm for working with youth
  • Enthusiasm for working in an urban setting
  • Positive disposition
  • High energy

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to anticipate, identify and address members needs to ensure safety and enjoyment. To accurately complete all required paperwork. To professionally handle and or get help to resolve conflict. Ability to follow instructions as given and/or directed by supervisor.

CERTIFICATES and LICENSES
Prior to first day or on first day:

  • Child Abuse Prevention Training
  • Meet RI DCYF or MA OCCS requirements

Within first two months of employment:

  • CPR/ First Aid Certification
  • Listen First
  • Obtain a chauffeur’s license or MA 7D certificate

Work to achieve within 12 months of hire:

  • YMCA certification in Child Care
  • Principles of YMCA Child Care
  • Working with 5-9 year olds
  • Working with 10-14 year olds
  • School Age Child Care Director Training
  • Lock out/ tag out training

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

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands; balance, stoop, kneel or crouch; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The position has exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens and the incumbent will be educated and prepared to do so.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Other Information

PART TIME

How to Apply

Please visit http://www.jobs.net/j/JBBTDew8?idpartenaire=20011&jobdetails=true

Creative Child Inc: Infant Teacher

Program Address

613 Tiogue Avenue
Coventry, RI 02816

Job Description

Now hirign an Infant/Toddler Teacher.  Must be able to work and feel comfortable with Infant 1:4 Ratio, lift, feed, and diapering infants.  Toddler Ration 1:6 also lifting, feeding, and diapering
Our Center is looking for self directed staff, that takes their role in the classroon seriously, with minimal call outs, making personal appointments before or aftter work hours.  If hired you may be working with a co-worker in the younger infant room or in ratio by yourself with the older infants (crawlers and walkers)1:4 





 

Job Qualifications

  • Must have 3+ years experience within an Infant/Toddler environment.
  • Associates Degrees are preferred in ECE
  • Competititve Wages.  Wages determined on experience, degree, and knowledge of the Infant/Toddlers ITTERS
     

How to Apply

You may email Jessica at JLANOUE1234@GMAIL.COM and attach your resume.  You may also fax resume to 401-615-0570.

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Clinician Kids Connect

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Clinician Kids Connect for our Head Start Program in Newport, RI. The Clinician Kids Connect is a full time position. The Clinician Kids Connect will function within an intra-agency team and identify and build community and state partnerships.
 

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Provide a therapeutic integration assessment for children identified as KIDS CONNECT eligible.
  • Develop a Therapeutic Integration Plan for each identified child.
  • Provide orientation training to the Therapeutic Integration Specialist, classroom teachers and assistants and the education coordinator for each Therapeutic Integration Plan and Plan renewal.
  • Oversee the Therapeutic Integration Plans for all children on assigned caseload for KIDS CONNECT.
  • Provide clinical supervision to all Therapeutic Integration Specialist weekly. This supervision should include direct observation, modeling of intervention techniques as well as assisting Therapeutic Ingration Specialist with any other issue that may arise in providing the direct service to each child.

EDUCATION:

  • Must be a Rhode Island licensed health care professional with
  • Licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW)
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor


 

How to Apply

http://https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15570911

The Children's Worskshop: Head Start Teacher

Program Address

151 Hunt St., Central Falls, RI 02863

Job Description

As a Teacher at The Children’s Workshop you will:

  • Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, soothing them, entertaining them and changing their diapers.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and
  • social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems, and discusses them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Be responsible for developing curriculum to help in the education and development of the children.
  • Possess good communication skills and have the ability to work as a team member with all departments and other teachers.

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience: 

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in ECE or a related field required
  • 2+ years of early childhood experience
  • Understanding of developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education and the ability to use it in the classroom.
  • Must meet state requirements for education and additional center requirements may apply 

  Other Requirements:

  •  Ability to respond appropriately in an emergency situation required
  • Ability to be flexible in work assignment and work hours required
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain desired

How to Apply

To apply, please visit us at http://www.childrensworkshop.com/careers . You will be able to view and apply to any open position.

 

The Children's Worskshop: School-Age Teacher Assistant (part time)

Program Address

151 Hunt St, Central Falls, RI 02863

Job Description

A Teacher Assistant at The Children’s Workshop:

  • Supervises children in classrooms, halls, school yards, and on field trips.
  • Enforces administration policies and rules governing children.
  • Discusses assigned duties with classroom teachers in order to coordinate instructional efforts.
  • Instructs and monitors children in the use and care of equipment and materials, in order to prevent injuries and damage.
  • Presents subject matter to children under the direction and guidance of teachers, using lectures, discussions, or supervised role-playing methods.
  • Provides a superior level of care to all children to meet standards for developmentally appropriate practices.
  • Acts as a team player and communicates effectively and in a professional manner to both internal and external customers.
  • Uses curriculum and enhancements continually to support the company’s educational philosophy.
  • Responsible for contributing to and follows through with all lesson plans.
  • Practices appropriate discipline techniques as established by the company and state licensing.
  • Ensures all classrooms areas, including outside play area and bathrooms are in a proper and clean manner.
  • Attends, participates, and contributes to staff meetings, trainings, and center events as scheduled.

Job Qualifications

Education/Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • CDA required (Associate’s Degree or higher in a related field preferred)
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience
  • Understanding of developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education  
  • Must meet state requirements for education and additional center requirements may apply 

Other Requirements: 

  • Ability to respond appropriately in an emergency situation required
  • Ability to be flexible in assignment and work hours required
  • CPR/First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain desirable


 

How to Apply

To apply, please visit us at http://www.childrensworkshop.com/careers  You will be able to view and apply to all open positions.
 

YMCA of Greater Providence - East Side Mount Hope Child Care Center: Lead Teacher

Program Address

438 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

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

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

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

Job Qualifications

Education and/or Experience

  • R.I. Certificate in Early Childhood Education; or
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development from an accredited or approved institution or higher education; and have minimum of three months supervised teaching experience; or
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited or approved institution of higher education and have met the course work and experience requirements defined in the Rhode Island Early Childhood certification standards.

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability requires. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Requires considerable attention and alertness with frequent periods of concentration. Usually the work is complex. Frequent to constant external contacts on matters requiring above average tact. Human relations skills are very important.

 

  • Certifications / Training:   Within first two months of employment:
    • CPR/ First Aid Certification
    • Listen First
    • Child Abuse Prevention
    • Obtain a chauffeur’s license or MA 7D certificate
    • Meet RI DCYF or MA OCCS requirements
       
  • Participating in ongoing education in early childhood development
  • Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of training per year, i.e. attendance at Early Childhood Conference, Child Care Symposium and Y’s Way to Child Care program offerings.
  • Hazard Communications Training

How to Apply

To apply visit http://www.jobs.net/j/JpKpyh3C?idpartenaire=20011&jobdetails=true