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

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 

Bambini Academy Inc.: YEARLING/TODDLER TEACHER

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue
Cranston, RI 02920

Job Description

We are looking for a caring, dedicated teacher to work in our yearling/toddler room. We are searching for a teacher who can provide a nurturing and inviting classroom. A background in early childhood education and experience working with toddlers is preferred. Students who are pursuing their degree are welcome. This is a full-time position. The hours are 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. If interested please email your resume.
 

Job Qualifications

  • 1+ to 2 years of experience
  • Age Groups: Infant , Toddler
  • Some college
  • First Aid Training, CPR Training, Certified Teacher, Early Childhood
  • Education (ECE), Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Experience working with children a must. Children attendance fluctuates often so must be flexible.

How to Apply

Email resume to vanessa.parente@yahoo.com

Bambini Academy Inc.: Lead Infant Teacher

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue
Cranston,RI 02920

Job Description

We are seeking a Lead Infant Teacher to join our family. This position is FULL TIME/YEAR ROUND Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. -5:00 p.m. You will be working with another staff member and center nurse with a 4 infant 1 staff ratio.
Responsibilities include daily care: feeding, changing, dressing, and infant care along with providing an infant curriculum to engage children. Knowledge of new RIELDS preferred, as you will be helping to plan and implement curriculum for infants & yearling
groups (6 weeks-12 months). 


 

Other Information

One year contract. Paid Vacation/Holidays. No healthcare at this time. Paid professional development. Compensation based on experience

How to Apply

To apply email resume to Vanessa.parente@yahoo.com

Imagination Station ELC: School Age Site Coordinator

Program Address

6 Borden Ave
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Looking for a Site Coordinator for our School-Age before/after school and summer program. 
Experience with children ages 5-10 preferred. Must be able to work M-F, 6:30-9am and 2:30-5pm during school year. Hours will change and/or increase during summer and school vacations.
Site Coordinator job duties include:

  • Planning and implementing all curriculum
  • Supervising other school-age staff
  • Setting guidelines for children including basic rules, expectations and managing behaviors
  • Putting kids on and off public school busses
  • Basic cleaning and maintaining of classroom environment


 

Job Qualifications

The site coordinator must have at least an Associates Degree or sixty college credit hours, with eighteen of them in a field relating to education, child development, human services or recreation from an approved and accredited institution of higher education per DCYF regulations. 

How to Apply

Please call 401-861-5401 or send resume to stationelc@gmail.com if interested in this position.

 

Child Care Plus: Teacher Assistant - Floater

Program Address

963 Tiogue Avenue
Coventry, RI 02816

Job Description

  • Assist in the implementation of weekly themes, lesson plans and daily activities.
  • Supervise activities of children and provide stimulating activities.
  • Carry-out daily cleaning duties.
  • Must be able to work with children ranging in age from 6 weeks to 11 years old.
  • Must be flexible and willing to work in any of the classrooms.
  • Maintain all certifications as required.
  • Ensure compliance with all Rhode Island Department of Human Services rules and regulations.
  • MUST be able to start work at 7:00 AM. Possibility of a split shift (morning/afternoon).


All the teachers at Child Care Plus Learning Center are experienced, caring and nurturing. They have various levels of education, certifications and degrees. All enroll in continuing education courses throughout the year. Our teachers are certified in CPR and First Aid.

Job Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year experience working with children birth to 5 years, or school age, in a home or center setting.
  • Must be dependable and able to work between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM.

How to Apply

Please email childcarepluscenter@gmail.com your resume with your immediate availability and expected pay.

 

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.
 

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

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

How to Apply

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

Discovery Years Learning Center Inc. : Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

We are accepting applications for a Lead Toddler teacher. Please apply ONLY if you have experience leading a classroom. This is a full time position, Monday through Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Experience with this age group is necessary. All candidates must be self-motivated, energetic and creative team players who are willing to sit on the floor with the children and interact with the children at all times. Knowledge of RIELDS is a must and certificate is preferred for Lead position.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to...

  • Overseeing children in classrooms, bathrooms (including potty training), halls and playground
  • Planning curriculum that aligns with the RIELDS
  • Supervising staff
  • Discussing assigned duties with classroom assistants
  • Enforcing all policies, procedures and rules regarding children, professionalism and the work environment
  • Helping to organize and lead developmentally and socially appropriate activities, such as, creative art, music, storytelling, games, physical health and development, science, etc. . .
  • Instructing and monitoring children on all equipment and while using materials to prevent injuries and damage
  • Acting as a team player and communicating effectively and in a professional manner to families, staff, and outside services
  • Providing exceptional care to all children and families to meet standards for developmentally appropriate practices
  • Communicating daily with families to keep them informed of upcoming events and any pertinent information
  • Contributing to and following through with all lesson plans
  • Observing and assessing children's needs and development
  • Practicing appropriate discipline techniques as established by the company and state licensing
  • Ensuring all classrooms, bathrooms and the playground are clean and organized
  • Organizing and labeling materials in the classroom, and displaying the children's work at eye level of the children
  • Attending, participating and contributing to staff meetings, trainings and scheduled center events

Job Qualifications

Must be able to/have:

  • Respond to emergency situations in calm manner
  • Nurture children
  • Take initiative
  • Use common sense
  • Good communication and listening skills
  • Sing and read to children
  • Good writing skills
  • Lift up to 35 pounds
  • Sit on floor with children
  • Bend at knees
  • Kneel
  • Walk
  • Stand

Other Information

Benefits include partially paid medical, optional dental both after 3 months of employment, paid holidays after 6 months of employment, paid birthday, vacation and sick time after 1 year of employment.

How to Apply

All interested candidates should send their resume by faxing it  to 401-732-1134. Please be prepared to show samples of lesson plans as well as RIELDS certificate during the interview process. For more information, please call 401-732-1122.

Creative Child Inc: 2 Lead Toddler Teachers

Program Address

613 Tiogue Avenue
Coventry, RI

Job Description

Competitive Pay/ GREAT Compensation based on experience and knowledge of the age appropriate curriculum, RIELS domains, planning, and toddler milestones. Must have either an associates degree or in progress associates degree in ECE. Seeking multi-tasking individuals who are nurturing with neutral verbal tones and can independently create a toddler schedule that is to be followed day to day.
Individuals MUST be tidy, organized, and keep a clean classroom and counter spaces clutter free. Individuals must be well versed with diaper changing, logging, and potty training.
Offering 2 positions for 2 lead toddler teachers, beautiful new classrooms ( already fully functioning). Endless amounts of curriculum materials, preparation space ( including individual computer and printer). New toys, sensory materials, and other materials for centers. Outdoor play area impeccable, with astro turf, water play in the summer, brand new mesh awning for shade, toddler buggies for walks!

 

Job Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in ECE
  • Associates Degree in process in ECE
  • Professional Development hours
  • Standards 1,2,3 ( RIELS)


 

How to Apply

Please E-mail jlanoue1234@gmail.com attach resume or Fax to: 401-615-0570

 

The Early Learning Centers of RI: Full Time Lead Toddler Teacher Position

Program Address

268 Pawtucket Avenue

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Lead Toddler Teacher with an educational background in Early Childhood Education and/or experience working in a childcare setting with Toddlers. This is a 40 hr per week position from Monday-Friday. Some of the job responsibilities include creating and implementing an age appropriate curriculum, light lifting, light cleaning, direction of staff, and communication with parents.

Job Qualifications

Applicants must have an educational background in Early Childhood Education and/or have have work experience in a childcare setting with Toddlers. All teachers are required to become CPR/First Aid Certified, pass a DCYF CANTS clearance, pass a nationally based background check, and complete 20 professional development hours each year.

 

Other Information

We are a small, neighborhood childcare center with a maximum of 10 children in our Toddler Room.

How to Apply

Please forward your resume to Jessica Johnson at Director.Jessica@ELCofRI.com or contact Jessica at (401) 228-7770 to set up an interview.

 

Barrington Early Childhood Center: Administrative Director - Part Time

Program Address

27 College Lane

Job Description

This 20 hour per week position works in partnership with the Education Director with the common goal of successful operation of the school. Start date is negotiable, but NO LATER than June 1, 2017. Our curriculum is based on the RIELDS and NAEYC with an emphasis on learning through play. We currently have a 4 star Bright Stars rating. Candidate must have a commitment to quality early childhood education and developmentally appropriate practice. Enrollment is approximately 90 children. BECC follows an academic calendar from September through June.
 

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years experience in administration/business management.
  • Organizational skills and ability to work independently as well as manage several tasks at once is a must.
  • Completion of RIELDS “Implementing a Standards Based Program” training must be completed during first year of employment.

Other Information

A full job description can be obtained by contacting the school at gayle.becc@cox.net or 401-246-0037

 

How to Apply

Please submit resume along with salary expectations to Gayle J. Justynski at:  gayle.becc@cox.net

 

Academy for Little Children : Lead Toddler Teacher

Program Address

West Warwick

Job Description

We are currently searching for a full time, energetic, and reliable lead toddler teacher to work in a premier, fun, clean and supportive early care and education environment. This program serves children from 6 weeks to school age and operates on a year round basis. Candidates must have experience working with toddlers aged 24-36 months in an early childhood setting. Applicant must possess a minimum of an Associates degree in Early Childhood and have knowledge of RIELDS, Creative Curriculum. Knowledge of Bright Stars and Teaching Strategies GOLD preferred.As a Toddler Teacher, you must have exceptional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, especially with parents, as well as patience, flexibility and effective classroom management skills. Our ideal Toddler Teacher is an organized problem-solver who recognizes the light in a very young child’s eyes as knowledge taking root and innovates lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate and cognitively rich. You must be able to think outside the box to develop and implement lesson plans and activities that maximize the opportunity you have to impact children's’ cognitive development. You must also be able to follow detailed safety requirements and regulations.

Job Qualifications

APPLICANTS WITHOUT THESE CREDENTIALS LISTED BELOW NEED NOT APPLY:

  • A minimum of 12 Early Childhood Education college-level credits. Associates degree or higher in Early Childhood or closely related field preferred. At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Supply at least two work-related letters of reference​ (or two professional references for us to contact)
  • Must possess Excellent work attendance.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds, if needed;Must maintain up-to-date CPR and First aid certification; Must pass a background check every two years and initial FBI fingerprint check; Must obtain a tuberculosis test and pass it; Must complete a mandatory orientation with the director of center;Must be able to attend after hours staff meetings.
  • Must complete 20 hours of Professional development per year
  • Standard Hours per Week: 35-40 ( shift hours will vary)
  • Work Schedule Summary: Opened Monday -Friday from 6:30 am - 6pm
  • Compensation: compensation based on Education and Experience
  • Required education: Associate
  • Required experience: Early Childhood Education: 1 year

Other Information

Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

Interested applicants can call the center at (401) 823-5000 or email Jenn at academylcc@gmail.com

RIAEYC: Bookkeeper

Program Address

535 Centerville Road, Suite 301
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

BOOKKEEPER
Small nonprofit based located in Warwick RI is seeking a Bookkeeper for approximately 10 hours per week. Excellent job for someone looking for flexible hours in a non-stress environment.

ABOUT:  Rhode Island AEYC is the state affiliate of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).  Rhode Island AEYC and NAEYC are dedicated to improving the well-being of all young children, with particular focus on the quality of educational and developmental services for young children.  Rhode Island AEYC manages BrightStars, the state’s Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System, along with the management of other professional development and quality initiatives in the state.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  •  Responsible for maintaining Quickbooks
  • Overseeing grants and contracts, monthly invoices and tracking and reporting of funds and ensuring timely submission of reports to funders
  • Oversee compliance with all regulatory, contract and safety obligations related to the organization including yearly A-133 Audit, 1099s, form 990, annual Secretary of State filing
  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of all bank accounts
  • Oversee the accounts receivable/payable functions
  • Prepare and manage the annual operating budget process and bimonthly budget v. actual

Job Qualifications

  • AA, BA preferred (ideally in Accounting or Finance)
  • Excellent organizational habits, good attention to detail
  • Working knowledge of accounting and financial record keeping
  • Experience with Quickbooks and Excel
  • Previous experience in office administration and/or nonprofit work is a plus
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including experience in presenting to Board of Directors or senior management
  • Flexible, meticulous, willingness and desire to grow responsibilities, a team player

Other Information

Start Date: 2/1/17
Salary: $15/hour 

How to Apply

Please email your resume to info@RIAEYC.org

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher Assistant (Child Care)

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Position location: 1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI  02879

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Under the supervision of the Center Director and Classroom Teacher, the Teacher Assistant is responsible for helping to create and maintain a safe and secure environment for children from infants to pre-school while working in conjunction with families and staff.  Love of children and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with families is a must.

HOURS:  Full-time position available upon completion of background screening and immunization screening process.

Tri-County Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and E-Verify Employer.  Tri-County does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or veterans’ status.

Job Qualifications

High School Diploma/GED and previous experience required.  RIELDS Certificate a plus.

How to Apply

APPLICATION PROCESS:  Cover letter and resume due to Tri-County Community Action Agency at apply@tricountyri.org; fax to 401-351-6611; mail to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI  02919.

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Home Visitor

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Responsibilities include:  providing weekly home visits to families, facilitating appropriate child development activities, providing case management support, educating families about ongoing health and nutrition screenings, conducting child development and social service assessments, encouraging family engagement, planning socialization experiences, collaborating with colleagues in the Head Start program, collaborating with community resources, and ensuring any necessary follow-up activities relating to these responsibilities.

Tri-County Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and E-Verify Employer.  Tri-County does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or veterans’ status.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications include: Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Social Work or related field.  Competitive salary and fringe benefits

Other Information

Competitive Salary/Excellent Benefits

How to Apply

Cover letter and resume due to Tri-County Community Action Agency at apply@tricountyri.org; fax to 401-351-6611; mail to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI  02919.

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Teacher (Early Head Start)

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Responsibilities Include: Implementing an infant/toddler curriculum for children in a center-based setting, being knowledgeable about developmentally appropriate practices and the Head Start Performance Standards, planning according to the individual needs of each child, completing education paperwork, conducting developmental assessments, documenting assessment data in the web-based data management system, conducting observations of children daily, encouraging family engagement in the program, conducting home visits per the Performance Standards, maintaining a safe and healthy environment,  providing Responsive Caregiving to all children and promoting the school readiness of children and families in the program. Applicants must be skilled in building positive relationships with children, families and colleagues. Experience is a must.

Tri-County Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action and E-Verify Employer.  Tri-County does not discriminate in employment practices on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, sexual orientation or veterans’ status.

Job Qualifications

CDA in infant/toddler development, AA or BA in Early Childhood Education. Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred. Competitive salary and fringe benefits.

Other Information

Competitive Salary/Excellent Benefits

How to Apply

Cover letter and resume due to Tri-County Community Action Agency at apply@tricountyri.org; fax to 401-351-6611; mail to Tri-County Community Action Agency, 1126 Hartford Avenue, Suite 201, Johnston, RI  02919.

CHILD, Inc.: Child Development Manager

Program Address

160 Draper Avenue

Job Description

Child Development Manager for a non-profit agency providing Head Start, Early Head Start, State Pre-K, extended day child care and mental health services to young children and their families in Kent County, Rhode Island. 
Position is one of four Child Development Managers whose responsibilities include: staff training and supervision, curriculum development, classroom environments, program service implementation and compliance to federal and state regulations. 

  • Full time/Full year position
  • $66,800 - $75,150
  • Plus comprehensive fringe benefits.

Job Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education Required
  • Candidates must have a minimum of five years supervisory or management experience.

How to Apply

To apply please send resume to aoconnell@childincri.org

Aim High Early Learning Center: School Age Before & After School Teacher

Program Address

3355 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818

Job Description

This is a part time position that has opportunities to grow into a full time position. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age with a good driving record. Teachers will provide transportation to and from local elementary schools along with working in the classroom providing homework help, planning  classroom activities and communicating with parents. This position follows an academic school year from the end of August until the end of June.

Job Qualifications

Applicants should be 21 years old, with a good driving record along with experience working with school aged children in a group setting. Educational background preferred. 

How to Apply

Send resume to s.cole@aimhighacademy.com

Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick: Youth Program Leader

Program Address

340 Oakland Beach Avenue

Job Description

This position is for five days per week (Mon-Fri) . About 20-25 hours per week, direct service with youth.

  • Responsible for overseeing the planning, development, implementation and evaluation of a broad range of recreational programs..
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Group leadership skills, including an understanding of group dynamics.
  • Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
  • Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.
  • Preferred: Degree or working towards degree in Youth Development, Education, etc.
  • Chauffeurs license a plus!


 

Job Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS REQUIRED
Must have at least 1 year prior experience working with youth (ages 5-12) .
Must be able to pass employee screening, which includes national fingerprint check, drug screen, etc.

How to Apply

Please submit letter of intent and resume to Monique@wbgclubs.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick: Van/Bus Driver

Program Address

42 Frederick Street
Warwick, RI 02888

Job Description

Responsible for transporting children in a BGCW vehicle to and from the BGCW and schools. Provide supervision and ensure the safety and general well-being of the children.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Check children on and off the van using a BGCW van attendance record. Check children in with an adult at the Club and school.
  • Supervise children at all times, bringing them into the school when you need to pick up or check on other children. Never leave children unattended in the vehicle.
  • Shut off the van when picking up or dropping off children. Take the key and lock the vehicle.
  • Welcome each child to the BGCW vehicle, assist with opening and closing the van/bus door as children board and depart the van. Ensure that the children are wearing seat belts.
  • Check to make sure the van is clear of all individuals or any obstructions before it departs.
  • Maintain order, discipline and noise level to avoid interference with driver concentration and ensure safety. Pull the van over when disciplining disruptive children
  • Ensure that no food or drink is allowed on the van.
  • Drive the BGCW van in a safe manner obeying all traffic laws and BGCW procedures for operating a child care vehicle.

Job Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age with a valid Rhode Island Chauffeur’s License.
  • Must have a clean driving record.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively with children and adults.
  • Must pass necessary clearances: BCI check, CANTS Clearance and Drug Testing

How to Apply

Please submit resume and letter of intent to Nicole@wbgclubs.org

Boys & Girls Clubs of Warwick: Office Assistant

Program Address

42 Frederick Street
Warwick, RI 02888

Job Description

Monday-Friday 1pm-6pm
Busy after-school childcare program seeks self-motivated, customer service oriented Office Assistant.
Ideal candidate will assist administration and program staff with office functions and maintenance of office systems including reception, typing, phone, copying, correspondence, mail, data entry, records and filing.

Job Qualifications

High school diploma and a minimum of two years office/administrative experience. Social service/youth agency experience preferred. Must be self-motivated, organized, detail oriented, excellent communication skills and proficient in MS Word & MS Excel.

How to Apply

Please submit resume and letter of intent to Nicole@wbgclubs.org

Hope Street Child Care: Teacher

Program Address

46 Hope Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Job Description

A Lead Teacher is responsible for providing a safe, engaging, and developmentally appropriate program for young children that complies with all policies and procedures including, DCYF, Brightstars, Early Head Start, and RIDE.

Responsibilities

  • Curriculum
  • Using the RIELDS, Creative Curriculum, and other sources, plan and implement activities to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of young children.
  • Ensure equipment and facility are clean, well maintained, and safe at all times
  • In collaboration, provide weekly and monthly lesson plans
  • Provide lesson plans that allow for differentiated instruction
  • In collaboration, develop culturally appropriate programs and activities
  • Work closely with outside supports such as Resource, Speech, and OT
  • Ensure classroom is arranged by using Environmental Rating Scales
  • Create ongoing communication and create a positive atmosphere to meet CLASS standards

Assessment

  • Collaborate to maintain accurate and meaningful assessments on each student
  • Review assessment through TSG to inform lesson planning
  • Maintain a student file with work sample, anecdotal observations, and pictures
  • Communicate student progress with parents and families

Supervision

  • Ensure students are supervised at all times
  • Maintain correct student/ teacher ratio
  • Establish routines and provide positive guidance with students and assistants
  • Set clear expectations for each student
  • Provide a safe and secure environment
  • Other duties may be assigned

Family Engagement

  • Discuss children’s development with parents and families
  • Maintain developmental record to share with parents and families
  • Collaborate with families to discover their goals for their child’s growth 
  • Participate in Family Engagement opportunities
  • Participate in community events
  • Inform parents of available services to assist and support their child

Job Qualifications

Requirements

  • RIDE ECE Teacher certification or BA with 24 ECE credits
  • RIELDS Level II (or a plan to achieve within one year)
  • A professional development plan based on the RI Workforce Knowledge and Competencies
  • 20 hours professional development yearly
  • Be able to lift 20-35 pounds, bend, walk, sit, squat or kneel and be able to see, hear, and speak with children to ensure their health and safety
  • Attend all required training

How to Apply

Please send cover letter and resume to http://NLowder@CCFCenter.org

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

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.
 

How to Apply

Please visit: http://www.jobs.net/j/J89GZHpp?idpartenaire=20011&jobdetails=true

YMCA of Greater Providence: Teacher - Full Time

Program Address

East Side Mount Hope Child Care Center
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 

  • 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

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

YMCA of Greater Providence: Education Coordinator

Program Address

371 Pine Street
Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

The YMCA of Greater Providence is seeking a full time Education Coordinator. This position is responsible for providing leadership and supervision of a Child Care Program, i.e. Infant through Pre-Kindergarten. This position will develop and teach a high quality, well-rounded, age appropriate curriculum; while providing care, guidance and developmental experiences in accordance with YMCA guidelines and State Licensing requirements.

Essential Duties & 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise all child care staff, program instructors, coordinator and van drivers in their program areas. Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, scheduling, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and implementing corrective action with employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 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

  • Current RI Department of education teacher certification for grades pre-kindergarten to second grade. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, elementary education, or special education and 24 hours credits in early childhood education from an accredited or approved institution or higher education; and have minimum of three months supervised teaching experience. The education coordinator has a minimum of three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed /approved early childhood program. 

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business writings, procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure guides. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and members.

Reasoning Ability: 

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business writings, procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure guides. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from employees and members.

Certifications / Training: As required of the program area in which the position serves. See appropriate Greater Providence program quality standards or state licensing requirements as applicable.

  • CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Within 90 Days - Hazard Communications Training, Child Abuse Training, Orientation School.
  • Participate in ongoing education and professional development in Child Care and related areas.
  • Within 12 Months - Y Principles of Child Care, Working With 0-5s, 6-9s, and 1O-14s. YMCA Child Care Director.

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 frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

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.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

How to Apply

Please visit:  http://www.jobs.net/j/JMqcFT16?idpartenaire=20011&jobdetails=true

East Bay Community Action Program: CLC Site Coordinator (EBCAP0238)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program is seeking Site Coordinator, Community Learning Center (CLC) for the Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) program at the Pell Elementary School in Newport, RI. This is a full time (40 hours/52 weeks) position. 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 CLC Site Coordinator is responsible for implementing and maintaining the vision of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CLC) initiative by coordinating programs and services.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Duties include planning activities, daily supervision of program participants and staff, building and maintaining collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and community agencies, and promoting parent involvement.
  • Coordinate opportunities in the Out of School Time (OST) hours for academic enrichment to help students meet State and local student performance standards in core academic subjects such as reading and mathematics.
  • Offer students a broad array of additional services, programs, and activities that reinforce and complement the regular academic program and that support connections to school, assist students to develop 21st Century skills, and contribute to student’s social and emotional growth.
  • Daily interaction with CLC participant families.
  • Support family participation in parent/teacher conferences, recruit families for the PTO, and provide welcome activities and information for new families.
  • Support family leadership efforts by recruiting parents’ involvement as members of the CLC Parent Advisory, School Improvement Team or NFCOZ Governing Council.
  • Coordinate and prepare program clusters following program and contract guidelines (review teacher proposals, coordinate services with vendors, prepare schedule, secure appropriate space for programs.
  • Supervise program staff, volunteers, and student interns.
  • Prepare teacher contracts, vendor interagency agreements, and requisitions for facilitator payments each cluster.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in education or a Human Services field.
  • Demonstrated ability with multi-cultural and economically diverse populations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner.

Other Information

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

 

How to Apply

To  apply please visit: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15516971

North Kingstown Daycare & Preschool: Assistant Preschool Teacher

Program Address

690 Boston Neck Rd.
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Job Description

North Kingstown Daycare & Preschool 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 aiding in the facilitating and engaging in appropriate play, aiding in the implementation of afternoon curriculum, supervising and engaging in outdoor play, 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 including end-of-day classroom cleaning responsibilities. Candidate will be required to complete at least 20 hours of professional development each year. Must be friendly, energetic, and reliable. Working within a childcare center is both rewarding and challenging, candidate must be dedicated and passionate about working with children, have patience, and understand that this position will be fast-paced and physical, must be willing and able to lift 30+ pounds while standing, from sitting, dancing. 

This is a Monday-Friday position offering 30-35 hour per week, with potential for more hours based on enrollment and staffing. This position is part-time and year round.

Job Qualifications

Candidate should have the following:

  • AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field, candidate may also be enrolled in an Early Childhood Education or Human Development related program.
  • Experience in classroom assistantship and understanding of curriculum, especially preschool a plus
  • Creative interest in planning and facilitating afternoon projects and group games
  • Have or be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of Bright Starts, RIELDS and/or the ECERS/ITERS a plus

Other Information

We look forward to meeting with you!

In the meantime, check out our website http://www.northkingstowndaycare.com and find us on facebook smile

How to Apply

If you are looking to join a fun, enthusiastic staff working within an exciting and rewarding atmosphere please email a copy of your resume along with your cover letter (within the body of your email, attachments may not be opened) to kimbholmes@gmail.com


 

East Bay Community Action Program: Coordinator Education

Program Address

610 Wamanoag Trail
Riverside, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking an Coordinator Education for our Head Start Program. This is a full time (40 hours/52 weeks) position at our location in Newport, RI. The Coordinator Education will supervise Teacher Leads, Teacher Associates, Assistant Teachers and On Call staff to ensure compliance with implementation of 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 & Incredible Years), The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). 

Job Qualifications

  • Demonstrated supervisory/management experience.
  • Head Start experience preferred.
  • 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 a plus.
  • 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.
  • Basic computer skills required.


EDUCATION:

Hold current RI certification in Early Childhood Education (ECE)or ECE Special Education or; Masters or Bachelors in ECE with 3 months supervised ECE teaching experience and obtain ECE or ECE Special Education certification within one year of hire.

Other Information

We are an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a diverse work environment.

 

How to Apply

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Imagination Station ELC: Teacher Asssitant

Program Address

6 Borden Ave

Job Description

  • Seeking teacher assistants to join our team!
  • Hiring a full time (35+ hours) toddler teacher assistant, to work with children ages 18 months -3 years old. Responsibilities include, assisting lead teacher, interacting/playing with children and light cleaning. Must be personable, nurturing, energetic and work well as part of a team.
  • Also looking for a part time teacher assistant in our School-Age program. Hours are 6:30am-9am and/or 2:30pm -5:30pm. Job responsibilities include getting children on and off public school bus, supervising children ages 5-10 and light cleaning.
  • Part and full time available. RIELDS knowledge/training a plus or willingness to complete training. Serious inquires only! Please email resume if interested. Include which position interested in.  Paid holidays & snow days

Job Qualifications

  • Experience in early childhood preferred but not required
  • Must have at least high school diploma or GED



 

How to Apply

Please email resume to stationelc@gmail.com Include which position you are interested in.

Lollipop Learning Center: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

2766B Hartford Ave
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

Three year old teacher needed for 40 hours per week, year round position. Must have a min of 12 college credits in ECE and RIELDS training. Must be able to create and implement lesson planning and classroom calendar. Max 9 children in the classroom. Paid holidays after 90 days of employment and vacation after one year.

 

Job Qualifications

  • 12 credits in ECE minimum
  • RIELDS training
  • Great communication skills

How to Apply

Email resume to Lollipoplearningcenterllc@yahoo.com or call Maria or Emily 401-764-0468

David C. Isenberg Family Early Childhood Center: ECC Lead/Co Teacher

Program Address

401 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, RI

Job Description

We are currently seeking the following position: Lead teacher- full time with benefits to include health, dental, paid vacation, paid major holidays and many Jewish, complimentary gym membership. Must be lead teacher qualified in the state of RI. Strong ECC background, proficient in creating lesson plans integrating the Rhode Island Early Learning Standards, knowledge of or willingness to learn about Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold. A wonderful program to be part of, where you will be part of a strong team.

Job Qualifications

  • Lead teacher qualified in the state of Rhode Island minimum of an associates degree or CDA with experience                              
  • Strong curriculum development skills
  • Keen knowledge of early childhood
  • Team Player
  • Ability to work in a team situation as a collaborative member
  • Professional
  • Dedicated to the field of ECC

Other Information

Great benefits, beautiful renovated building, committed team of ECE professionals, complimentary family gym membership. Plenty of growth opportunities.

 

How to Apply

Please contact Kelly Lopes, Director of Human Resources at: klopes@jewishallianceri.org

East Bay Community Action Program: Early Head Start Lead Teacher (EBCAP0218)

Program Address

Newport, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program is seeking a Early Head Start Lead Teacher for our Early Head Start Program. The Early Head Start Lead Teacher position is full time (40 hours) and 52 weeks per year 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, Rhode Island Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, Rhode Island 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.

Job Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children, including improving the readiness ofchildren for school by developing their literacy, phonemic and print awareness; their understanding and use of language; their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary; their appreciation of books; their understanding of early math, early science and early social studies; their problem-solving abilities and their approaches to learning.
  • Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment.
  • Provide direct supervision of children at all times including but not limited to: classroom activities, toileting, resting or sleeping, meal times and outdoor play. Ensure all space and equipment used by the children is kept safe, clean, and developmentally appropriate.
  • Ensure the implementation of the EBCAP child assessment system and plan and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum activities geared towards each child’s individual needs.
  • Responsible, in conjunction with the education coordinator, to provide supervision of classroom activities and oversight and guidance to associate teachers, teacher assistants, per diem employees (substitutes) and volunteers.
  • Head Start experience preferred. Bi-lingual (Spanish) ability is a plus.


EDUCATION:
Hold current RI Department of Education (DOE) teacher certification in ECE or MA or BA in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting or BA or AA in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler MA or BA in a related field* and meet course work and experiential
requirements defined in RI DOE Early Childhood teacher certification standards or Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis if the candidate will meet federal educational degree requirements. 

How to Apply

Please apply by utilizing the following link:http://https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=15488511
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