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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

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float, Early Head Start (EBCAP0878)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

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

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

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.

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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhpl7O-2Bt-2FvOHYDWtgUDJdvOuvI3LrPEbTwHPH8PEvWYXuNh54TcS4Sg6DFI-2BIQUSnj4YQbl7BJ0Z7rds0xi7XGX0Xx2nu8aC3lEszj7-2FVKCuM-3DhPr-_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc7GwPyYlm9KAa63W-2B5Beqo3e0qHKLhqgRcWirboDp8GuXjagHb6pmwTvJOmS-2FF0tCgClpDU97f30h-2BAVEeWk86zsCRD8-2BIzY7dM5-2FavHhkklrrKzwpenTFxc9wwjDY-2FOji0LLIgUNdzSvrbUaK4163MBqqay3sPvigqLAxaU4LidA-3D-3D

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

 

The Genesis Center: Substitute Preschool Teacher

Program Address

620 Potters Ave,
Providence, RI 02907

Job Description

Genesis Early Learning Center is seeking passionate, dedicated, and caring Substitute Teachers in our Early Learning Center. This is a per-diem position. The substitute must be open to working with students ranging from 0 - 5 years of age. Assignments to specific age groups will be determined upon the need. One would receive a morning notification from the director and be expected to work a full 9:30am - 5:15pm work day with a ½ hour break. 

• Ability to work within a teaching team to help execute daily lesson plans, follow a consistent routine, and maintain intentional, positive interactions with teachers, children, and parents.

•Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and exercise good judgment as necessary.

• Physical ability to perform daily tasks including but not limited to; bend and lift thirty pounds, climbing stairs, and be physically able to meet the challenges of caring for young, active children. This may include bending, stretching, running, and playing.

• Criminal Background check, CANTS checks, fingerprints are required per licensing requirements.

• First Aid/CPR Certified 

• Must have reliable transportation

.• Other duties as assigned.

Other Information

Pay Per Diem rate $14/hr

How to Apply

How to apply: Please send resume and cover letter to Ngina at njohnson@gencenter.org

Totally Kids School Age Adventures: School Age Site Coordinator

Program Address

9 Messer Street
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

The site coordinator is responsible for the daily operation of the program, ensuring the safety and well- being of the children enrolled and direct supervision of program staff, arrange for special events, field trips and experiences for the children. Find trainings for the staff and to be able to support the staff with any difficulties they may have. The site coordinator will additionally be responsible for leading a group of children when children are present. During the school year, the site coordinator is on the premises at all times when the program is in operation. During the summer, school vacations and holidays, the site coordinator is on the premises for at least two thirds of the time that the program is in operation.

Job Qualifications

Associates degree or equivalent in early childhood education, elementary ed, child development, recreation, psychology or have classes in child development. Must have some experience working in child care preferable in a school age environment.

How to Apply

Please send letter of intent to michelle.totallykids@gmail.com

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

Program Address

35 Dexter Street,
Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking part time (18-29 hours per week) Teacher Assistants for our Newport Family & Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) Program Summer Learning Academy at the Pell Elementary School in Newport, RI from July 6-August 13, 2021. 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.

EBCAP is committed to the safety of our employees and clients during this COVID-19 medical crisis and follow all RIDOH COVID-19 guidelines. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely. Our new hires are attending orientation and program specific orientations remotely.

The Teacher Assistants work in collaboration with the Summer Learning Academy team of teachers and support staff to provide educational support and high quality and engaging enrichment opportunities to students grade K-4 to reduce summer learning loss. The ideal candidates will assist in the supervision of students, utilize positive approach, and maintain the philosophy and mission of the program.

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.

Job Qualifications

To meet the educational requirements of this position, the Teacher Assistant must hold 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 Associates degree and/or Teacher Assistant Certification are preferred. Candidates who are bilingual in Spanish are 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-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIh9Ad9z0PzQiHroJmg5jhgonuUVpEnksilFojHGIv6kGiaBLXPcoTpC90AwY4TcMleH578FjAii92vHi-2FPrumlMfwQFb3skcr9aoBzvxQxEdk-3DxkOc_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc6eJjJcMogF3Z-2Fol3iizgY5jIH1gZfI6Ao3ssnMET5IGD-2FqhcQecxE3EpPqyyj8Zog-2BTxvbNz2-2FSK5bYM2CxPG8pE8GnVBrz0Xmw7zG711ySabn59w-2BdLoTMXADI-2Bwc8m15bAOPgsoiyuoN7OSh0StdJWFQXzusK5xSYibbxuVrWg-3D-3D

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

 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): On Call Substitute Teachers, Head Start and Early Head Start (EBCAP0548)

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 trainings at no cost to the individual.

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. Many of our employees can and will continue to work remotely during this crisis.

On-Call Substitutes support teaching teams to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children. Under 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.

Job Qualifications

To meet the educational requirements of this position, the On-Call Substitute must have 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.

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

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-3Dw4bC_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc60hrpW8e8RPYSTPu14gKiqGyUqLed8d66KGRBFl6s-2B7qk5Thgz00Qb4Mh4KpgVvn5sateZe5cluVdYYmk6mlPmGqm5TQIFz-2Fz-2Fr9XYE2RzhrbtMbTx657CYY691AH79GXmBN6PSkhXxGsqgj6P3cwegDc-2BJD4Ybg0KcdEr5NzsOA-3D-3D

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

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

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue,
East Providence, RI 02915

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want tomake 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!

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.

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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhJ1y9Cln2DIE55IN8pBXTZkNsXn-2B9NOUglacVqeQdl6xkvaAnHDQY2xMMyqwWnjkLmLIGoRxE49YNFg41ANkK8ZcjpXX6dzb6YDmw3GnZQdo-3D6ryd_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc7Cs9B-2FrgvA3NQRenbFnlB5yxVHFEVyq38HQ-2B-2FgXjpGE9iihJ-2BUWE39ql4ye2I-2FyriWmjEZSU5ZFfRY0S-2FU6QMY6BQKxTbkm2nIL0J-2BDOYqxYEIMyUtHo1kuxsSRnc74aVS6EoPxWJ015NJOE7cczrwerP-2BtsHgkHMw0i0e3VCdLg-3D-3D

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

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0861)

Program Address

70 Turner Avenue,
East Providence, RI 02915

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? East Bay Community Action Program
(EBCAP) is seeking individuals for 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 (30 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!

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.

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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhdMS2ZAvGmsvrXWp5NqLZSVQb1velJlfth2A9ey-2FpC03euF-2BNL9BZKnXZ8bMFhe8IlXPWEWv-2F5xTKFj81ZW2zM1TQEoHktjl2OPmSTRX5tBo-3Dy42H_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc72VYaFFJ4WnAleAROaJ-2BKTpgOqGVfGfh8H3QDEy0VaRlnPikIW1Ek67thQ-2BNOFd-2BLewhvVF9ZSLu5seCLYJMw5WUPZNAVDAK0-2BckYe-2FuiNMu38FN6WYZMUlPYDTOmzlHng7EzbYBlsatPWEFcLFuVzW2LfPDlChykxqmGYtoqm8A-3D-3D

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

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0834)

Program Address

740 West Main Road,
Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

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

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!

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.

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.

Other Information


 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhJTw4o59N-2BBOKzQwZpLJ8N1TYai5Q60Q6bpj1TPcJGOhtCPYR5S4E8-2BVaxvGSAh-2FbHITJ-2BII2HS4ynuHgOMKpdm2jtUHjZ8TxLagRkKFlUuA-3D9CJH_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc6u01DtyXOCaWc1StnEm4aLMp0EXsDK6fpIMICUm0mp3Ns3BlhyLz0l5DAsT5JfAszhS-2BLahp0ue2MppAX1bmmtIkFLoAcWfgM6jbGQK8M4E9eusFlPesHeVESvWZvcfS-2BgzXWnANkNoRto3uGRlFXngs5uUGOig8Gt5m1WgfZx0A-3D-3D

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

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

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!

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.

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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply- https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhUgclEg2LpAplzeE0wt324I5UKaeQmTggislESIJztw86ARK05sLwPw23fJDpM08jJHBy02LUsujXdIj75gAhAwKSmO-2F8tmIraJxVpBSZCJQ-3DJsdI_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc5pSnJ-2B39O6fsSYkoeR1CfSRQjojj7jbBGma4KnDKSeVBpwRvwuZJ-2FwcQQyAn9QkIjUrwtJaMvDSC-2FxYp3Vm0B9qLd2HZwkr77B3GzldTr9YmyDYPPb4-2Bbry9R3-2ByB6bpmTBs0bER4DWQhRJ1FpqChSsxpEV11Ck1thlMX-2B2gXtNg-3D-3D

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

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

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd.
Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking individuals for a 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, 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!

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.

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.

 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply- https://u11080445.ct.sendgrid.net/ls/click?upn=Qli1fTg4izoDY2NwY60-2BSwnnd-2Bpz43G9qq-2BohTfBDecABTgpKXI3Pir9u1EMRHIhVvGuirLmp6zBVUOjNPUyUYilg-2FR-2BFICmfOv0iqlI91uEgHQd43rJbFfKq-2B26EbI9OFzA6m7o2QtHnzve1movqaaJr0Jml8omnAoQ0-2B-2FLO4k-3DEsg1_yv-2FfUUhElVy-2FWH4w2IjoYNGcs-2BgERPzOKS1xXxJoAc4aXi5tfSAny-2FWDbfQ6g-2BYlNcSFzCwYMbYtU-2FJNfrOk7LbFoKx7Fo5ML94EeeSTDSZB3eULsdTWBTOFANf0qQwKVzO0es18sB79ePzW7u1UZw2RawZlzQzHg0L3pZID-2FQmqT58orHT-2Fif63Xbc6VBiX8bdyaWDzO-2FguM6-2BEAkb9Sg-3D-3D

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

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. We are currently conducting our interviews remotely. Our new hires are attending orientation and program specific orientations remotely. Many of our employees can and will continue to work remotely during this 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 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, 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. 

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

 

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

Program Address

8 John H. Chafee Blvd.
Newport, RI 02840

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 at 8 John H. Chafee Blvd. 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 Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to 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 a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. He/She will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children and promote social competence and ensure parental involvement.

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


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

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 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. 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-
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EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed toproviding a diverse work environment.

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Associate Head Start (EBCAP0880)

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 Head Start program at 8 John Chafee Blvd. Newport RI 02840 . 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, 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!

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
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EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

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

Program Address

386 Willet 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 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.

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, 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!

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-
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EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

CHILD, Inc.: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

32 Eagle Avenue

Job Description

CHILD, Inc. is seeking full-time Teacher Assistants for our Kent County Head Start program serving low-income families with children six weeks to five years. Teacher Assistants work under the direct supervision and guidance of lead classroom teachers, assisting with instructional supports and routine duties. Interested candidate must be available to work during agency hours of operation (6:30am – 6:00pm) at four different locations.
Responsibilities:
•Follow philosophy, policies and procedures of CHILD, Inc.
•Demonstrate positivity, flexibility, punctuality and dependable attendance.
•Demonstrate respect for diverse family practices, languages, cultures and traditions.
•Demonstrate acceptance that children develop and learn at different paces, and support an inclusive learning environment.
•Assure for the health and safety of all children.
•Utilize knowledge of child development to provide responsive, supportive and engaging interactions.
•Assist the teacher with preparation and implementation of lesson plans, working with individual and small groups of children, as directed.
•Assist the teacher with ongoing child assessment practices to monitor children’s development and learning.
•Conduct home visits and family conferences as assigned.
•Participate in ongoing professional development and in-service trainings during and after hours, including college-level courses as required.

Job Qualifications

•Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or Associate’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood or a closely related field with approved/equivalent coursework. Transcripts will be required.
•Appropriate RIELDS certificate, or ability to obtain within one year of hire. Copies will be required.
•Demonstrated experience in early care and education setting, with strong verbal and written communication skills. Professional references will be verified.
•Valid RI driver’s license and an insured vehicle. Proof of insurance will be required.
•Basic keyboarding and basic computer skills highly desirable.
•Knowledge of The Creative Curriculum highly preferred.
•Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD highly preferred.
•Bilingual candidates strongly urged to apply.


Job Type: 40 hours; Full Year/52 weeks or School Year/44 weeks

 

Other Information

CHILD, Inc. provides all full-time employees with a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes: paid individual and subsidized family health insurance; optional dental and vision insurance; a Group Retirement Annuity Plan with 5% employer contribution; employer-paid life insurance and long-term disability; 15 days Paid Time Off for new employees for vacation, sick, family, or personal business use; paid holidays; and mileage reimbursement.

How to Apply

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

CHILD, Inc.: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

Program Address

160 Draper Ave

Job Description

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER for comprehensive child development and family service agency in Kent County, Rhode Island, with 130 employees and annual budget of $10 million. Programs include Head Start, Early Head Start, State PreK, Extended Day Child Care and Project First Steps.

Responsibilities include Policy Implementation, Program Administration, Fiscal Management, Personnel Administration, Program Planning and Evaluation.

Responsible to Chairperson, Board of Directors.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $61.32 – $77.46 per hour

 

How to Apply

e-mail resume to aoconnell@childincri.org

Tri-County Community Action Agency's Joyful Learning Child Academy Program: Teacher

Program Address

1935 Kingstown Road,
South Kingstown, RI

Job Description

Full Time 40 Hours per week:

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

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. Demonstrate an understanding of everyone’s experiences, every day. Ensuring the delivery of services that recognizes and respects that every moment matters.

 

Other Information

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


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

 

How to Apply

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”.

 

Hand in Hand Christian Preschool, LLC: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

17 CABOT ST,
Lincoln, RI 02865

Job Description

The teacher will work with the Director/ Education Consultant from 8:30 -2:30 pm (or as arranged), M-F with a group of up to 18, 3 – 5 year old children in a Christian preschool setting. The teacher will collaborate with the director in the planning and implementing of a developmentally appropriate curriculum, student assessment, special programs and related field trips. He/she will continually seek opportunities to be a lifetime learner in faith and profession. The teacher will complete and maintain professional development requirements as stated by Rhode Island Department of Education guidelines.

 

Job Qualifications

A qualified person for this position shall…

Have the spiritual maturity, academic ability, and personal leadership qualities to

"train up a child in the way he should go."

Be a positive Christian role model in attitude, speech, and actions toward others.

Be in significant agreement with the school's mission and philosophy.

Have Early Childhood or Related education, teaching experience and knowledge

Be a motivated self-starter and possess a “no task is too big or small” attitude.

Teacher certification and RIELDS training preferred

 

Other Information

Start date September 1, 2021

How to Apply

Submit a Letter of Intent, Resume and a Statement of Faith to handinhandcp@yahoo.com

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

421 Hope St
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.

Final Product:
Happy, satisfied members and a safe facility with an effective staff team

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
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.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly supervise 1-4 employees in the Child Care Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the YMCA Guidelines and State Licensing requirements.

Job Qualifications

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

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.

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.

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. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

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

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

The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.

How to Apply

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or email smccormack@gpymca.org

 

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Teacher Assistant - Pre-K, Preschool, Floater

Program Address

421 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

Position summary:

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

 

Other Information

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 of doors in all climates.


This position may have exposure to Blood Bourne Pathogens and the incumbent should be prepared on same.

 

How to Apply

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Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center: Older Infant Teacher

Program Address

5 New Industrial way
Warren, RI

Job Description

We are looking for a teacher to join our transition classroom. Full time m-f, ready to work and reliable! Must have a high school diploma or GED. Experience in a childcare setting preferred. You would be working with older infants that are walking and until they are 2 years old. You would be helping to change diapers, play, keep children safe, art projects, going on walks, cleaning, Lesson Planning, and more! Pay will depend on experience.

 

Job Qualifications

* High school diploma or GED
* Experience with lesson planning
* 2 Years or more teaching in a childcare setting
* Great communication skills
* RIELDS or willing to get
* Kind
* Fun
* Caring
* Work well as a team
* Must be able to work in a fast paced setting
* diaper changes
* feeding
* Lesson Planning
* playing
* art
* close supervision of all children
* cleaning and organizing

How to Apply

Please send resume to Kim
brightbeginnings5@yahoo.com

 

Bright Beginnings Early Learning Center: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

5 New Industrial way
Warren, RI

Job Description

We are currently looking for a teacher to join our Preschool program, where you would be working with children ages 3-4 years old along side our current teacher. This is a full time, long term position. Applicant should be able to follow our school curriculum. Applicant will be responsible to help write age appropriate lesson plans. Must have a high diploma or GED. Must have experience in a preschool setting as a preschool teacher. Should be able to work as a team, with teachers, children, and parents. Applicant should have great communication skills and organizational skills. We are looking for someone with a big heart and loving personality. Pay depends on experience between $12-$14 an hour. We look forward to meeting you! Please contact Kim.

Job Qualifications

* High school diploma or GED
* Experience with lesson planning
* 2 Years or more teaching in a childcare setting
* Great communication skills
* RIELDS or willing to get
* Kind
* Fun
* Caring
* Work well as a team
* Must be able to work in a fast paced setting

 

How to Apply

Please send Resume to Kim
brightbeginnings5@yahoo.com

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Teacher Assistant Float (EBCAP0875)

Program Address

790 Main Street, Warren RI 02885

Job Description

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

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

Under 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.

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, as well as 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 (35 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!

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 or

Child Development Associate (CDA)

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


 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply-

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Silver Lake Community Center: School Age Teacher Assistant

Program Address

529 Plainfield Street

Job Description

Energetic, reliable caring person to assist in our after school program. Part time during the school year, full time for summer. Average hours for the summer are 30+.

Job Qualifications

Minimum high school diploma or equivalent, must be able to pass DCYF and BCI background checks. Special attention given if you have a chauffer's license.

How to Apply

Resumes to Silverlake529@hotmail.com