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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

Clubhouse Kids: PreK Teacher Assistant

Program Address

220 Tollgate Road, Warwick RI 02886

Job Description

Clubhouse Kids is looking for a fun, energetic, loving individual to join our great team of teachers!

The responsibilities include:

-Working with all ages 3 years to 5 years old
-Flexible schedule and open availability
-Reliable individual and team player
-Daily cleaning and organizing of the classroom
-Following DHS/Center Regulations
-Open to continuing education

Job Qualifications

Experience is a must

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to send resume by email to Info@clubhousekidsri.com

Tri-County Community Action Agency - Head Start Program: Teacher Assistant - Head Start/Blended Pre-K Classroom

Program Address

1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI 02879

Job Description

Position Description: Full-time (40 Hours per week) Part Year

General Responsibility: Assist the Head Start Teacher in implementing a preschool curriculum for children in a center-based setting. Ensure a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.

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


 

Job Qualifications

Associates Degree Early Childhood Education or Preschool CDA. Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred.

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

Other Information

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

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

How to Apply

For position description and to apply, please CLICK HERE.

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


 

Tri-County Community Action Agency - Head Start Program: Head Start Teacher Assistant

Program Address

4350 South County Trail, Charlestown RI 02813

Job Description

Full-time (30 Hours per week) Part Year

General Responsibility: Assist the Head Start Teacher in implementing a preschool curriculum for children in a center-based setting. Ensure a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.

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




 

Job Qualifications

Qualifications: Qualifications: Associates Degree Early Childhood Education or Preschool CDA. Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred.

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

To view the position description and apply, CLICK HERE.

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


 

Tri-County Community Action Agency: Head Start Classroom Floater - Southern Region (Washington County)

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue, Johnston RI 02919

Job Description

FULL-TIME (30 HOURS PER WEEK) PART YEAR

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITY: Ensure a safe, healthy learning environment for children ages 3-5.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Assisting in providing classroom coverage where needed. Providing an environment that is socially and emotionally supportive to children and their families. Assisting the teaching staff, as directed, 
in conducting daily, age-appropriate activities for the children. Helping with the necessary steps to implementing mealtime. Eating with and assisting children in the development of social and self-help skills and sound nutritional practices. Giving assistance to the teaching staff, as directed, in preparing, setting up, conducting and cleaning up daily, age-appropriate activities for the children.





 

Job Qualifications

Associates Degree Early Childhood Education (preferred) or Preschool CDA.

Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards certificate preferred.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Be at least 18 years of age. Become CPR/First Aid certified with the first 2 months of hire. 1-2 years of preschool experience preferred. Must be able to work in a team environment with staff and families, be creative, and have good communication and leadership skills. Willingness to be flexible to meet the needs of the program.

Other Information

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

How to Apply

Link to position description and to apply, CLICK HERE

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”.

East Bay Community Action Program (Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone): Teacher Assistant (EBCAP0662)

Program Address

35 Dexter Street, Newport, RI 02840
1113 Aquidneck Avenue, Middletown, RI 02842

Job Description

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

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

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

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

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

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




 

Job Qualifications

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

Formal Training related to child or youth development. OR 

At least one year of supervised experience working with school age children in a group setting to assume the role of school age staff.

Candidates with 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 THIS LINK to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Head Start Heath Services Specialist (EBCAP0894)

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Head Start Health Services Specialist for our Head Start/Early Head Start Program with locations in the Upper East Bay and the Lower East Bay of RI. We are seeking a highly professional and motivated individual who enjoys providing on-site monitoring of the health status and safety needs of children in accordance with Federal and State Standards and Regulations and keeping with the goals, objectives and mission of the Head Start and Early Head Start Program.

The Health Services Specialist will review, evaluate, and interpret health records to ensure that children are up to date with age-appropriate preventative and primary health care and in compliance with State regulations and Federal standards prior to admittance and throughout the program year. The Health Services Specialist will review data reports to identify children in need of updated physicals and immunizations and assist families in securing needed medical care. The Health Services Specialist also works collaboratively with area physicians in order to facilitate referrals to services and/or obtain records as needed. The Health Services Specialist will utilize the RI Department of Health KIDSNET website to keep files updated and accurate and will monitor the health and safety of classroom environments.

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

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



 

Job Qualifications

The successful Candidate will have at least an Associate’s Degree in a health-related field, a Bachelors Degree is preferred. Previous experience in pediatric and/or maternal health is a plus. Must be able to travel to various Head Start sites and conduct periodic home visits.

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program (Head Start): Site Support Staff (EBCAP0790)

Program Address

740 West Main Road, Middletown RI, 02842

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Full Time Site Support Staff for our Head Start Program in Middletown, RI. Head Start is an Early Childhood Education program for children ages birth to 5.

The Site Support Staff plays a versatile role in coverage of several areas, such as the kitchen, front desk, and/or in the classrooms. The successful candidate will prepare and deliver meals and snacks to the classrooms, maintain a clean and safe kitchen, and communicate with the caterer as needed. Under direction of the Nutrition Manager, the Site Support Staff must follow all food handling procedures as well as food allergy protocols. The Site Support Staff will also provide a presence at the front desk and in classrooms, as necessary.

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!

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


 

Job Qualifications

A minimum of a High School Diploma or GED is required, and a Food ServeSafe Certificate is preferred, but not required.

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

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

Program Address

8 John H Chafee Blvd. Newport, RI 02840

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.

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

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 referred, OR

certification as a Child Associate (CDA) OR

other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a Development case-by-case basis.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.

 

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 THIS LINK to apply.

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply

Please CLICK THIS LINK to apply.
 

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

Program Address

386 Willett Avenue, East Providence RI, 02915

Job Description

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

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

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

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



 

Job Qualifications

Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply

Please CLICK THIS LINK to apply.
 

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!

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

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

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




 

Job Qualifications

Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

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 erm disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

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

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

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



Other Information:
 

Job Qualifications

Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply


Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.
 

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!

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

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

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

Job Qualifications

Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training or 6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education coursework.

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

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

How to Apply

Please utilize THIS LINK to apply.


 

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.

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


 

Job Qualifications

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

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 9 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in 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 THIS LINK to apply.
 

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

Program Address

19 Broadway 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 and children.

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 & long term disability, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition
reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, discounts to local businesses and services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJ’s Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!

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

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

Job Qualifications

The 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 THIS LINK to apply.
 

Glocester Childcare Center: Teachers Assistant

Program Address

965 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI 02814

Job Description

In search of a Teachers Aide for Glocester Childcare Center.

Responsibilities include, interacting with parents and children ages 6 weeks - 5 years in a friendly and compassionate manner, lifting and diapering children, cleaning, and taking direction from teachers.

Looking for someone nurturing, reliable, energetic, hardworking, flexible and willing to take initiative.



 

Job Qualifications

Must have a High School Diploma or GED, experience preferred but not required.

Other Information

Must be willing to undergo fingerprinting and a criminal background check.

How to Apply

Email Missy.GCCC@gmail.com

Call (401) 568-0337
 

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

Program Address

535 Centerville Road, Suite 301
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

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


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


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

Job Qualifications

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


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

How to Apply

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

Rhode Island Association for the Education of Young Children: LearnERS Program Assistant

Program Address

535 Centerville Road, Suite 301
Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

The LearnERS Program Assistant is responsible for ongoing communication with programs to support appropriate completion of LearnERS applications, enrollment, and program participation. The LearnERS Program Assistant will provide telephone customer service and support to child care providers in Rhode Island who are participating in the LearnERS program, will complete data entry, and carry out review administrative and reporting functions related to the LearnERS Pilot and work very closely with the BrightStars Assessment team and the Quality Improvement team to coordinate all LearnERS activities, timelines and procedures.


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


Responsibilities:
• Work with programs to submit complete and accurate LearnERS application and related materials.
• Review and code documentation submitted by programs.
• Coordinate the timeline of detailed written reports of pre-and-post-assessment findings with the Assessment Team.
• Maintain and update BrightStars LearnERS program databases, including entering applications and completing internal processes. This includes data logging and maintaining program updates in the BrightStars LearnERS program database and workforce registry.
• Complete monthly and quarterly reports analyzing LearnERS data to submit to Executive Director and DHS.
• Maintain reliability on LearnERS procedures and support other staff in maintaining reliability.
• Support BrightStars Assessment team and the Quality Improvement team to coordinate all LearnERS activities, timelines and procedures.
• Prepare program recruitment materials, application and maintain website and social media posts regarding LearnERS
• Learn additional assessment scales (e.g. Environment Rating Scales) in relation to agency demands.
• Preparing and delivering presentations and recruitment information to diverse audiences about LearnERS

Job Qualifications

Minimum Education, Skills, and Experience:
• Associates degree, business/administrative/customer service certification, early childhood education or equivalent training. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Proficiency reading, writing, and speaking English. Proficiency in both English and Spanish preferred.
• Experience in delivering customer service.
• Ability to interact professionally and respectfully in handling complex and sensitive family and program contacts.
• Must be highly-organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task.
• Professional skill set for collaborating with members of a team.
• Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal.
• Comfortable with public speaking

Other Information

Individuals in this position must have the ability to:
• Drive and have access to reliable transportation and current insurance.
• Work in typical office and classroom environments. Walk and stand for at least one (1) hour.
• Have access to internet to perform work assignments from home as necessary.

How to Apply

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

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

Program Address

19 Broadway Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Lead Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in our Head Start program at 740 West Main Road, Middletown, 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 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 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.

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!

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



 

Job Qualifications

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

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

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


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

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

Stork's Nest Child Academy: Lead Pre-k Teacher

Program Address

1100 Tollgate Road, Warwick RI 02886

Job Description

We are looking for a full time PRE School Teacher to join our school. Must have a degree in Early Childhood and have experience. You must be energetic, and have a love for children. We offer vacation and a 401-K plan.

Job Qualifications

Minimum of 1 year teaching experience
1 year childcare center experience
A minimum of 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education
Associates Degree in ECE preferred

Education:

Associate (Preferred)

Experience: 

Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

CPR Certification (Preferred)
Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Other Information

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour

Benefits:

401(k)
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Paid time off
Schedule:

Day shift
Monday to Friday

How to Apply

Submit resume to sherry@storksnestchild.com

sncasherry@gmail.com
sherry@storksnestchild.com
Call 828-4567 x306

 

Stork's Nest Child Academy: Lead Infant Teacher

Program Address

440 Washington Hwy, Smithfield, RI 02917

Job Description

We are looking for a full time Infant Teacher to join our school. Must have a degree in Early Childhood and have experience. You must be  energetic, and have a love for children. We offer vacation and a 401-K plan. 

Job Qualifications

Minimum of 12 college credits in Early Childhood Education
1 year of experience in early childhood center
1 year of teaching experience with infants

Preferred qualifications: 

Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred) 

Childcare: 1 year (Preferred) 

Associate (Preferred)

License/Certification:
CPR Certification (Preferred)
Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Other Information

Pay: $14.00 - $16.00 per hour

Benefits: 401(k)
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Paid time off

Schedule: Full-time, Day shift - Monday to Friday

How to Apply

Resume Required.

Email:  sncasherry@gmail.com

sherry@storksnestchild.com

Call: 828-4567 x306

East Bay Community Action Program: Senior Parents as Teachers (PAT) Educator (EBCAP0919)

Program Address

19 Broadway Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Senior Parents as Teachers Educator for our Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program located at 19 Broadway in Newport, RI. Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a national, evidence-based family visiting program that provides free and voluntary support to families. It builds strong communities, thriving families, and children who are healthy, safe and ready to learn. The program accomplishes this by matching parents and caregivers with trained professionals who make regular personal home visits during a child’s earliest years in life, from prenatal through kindergarten.

The PAT Educator will report to the Lead Home Visitor and assist the Lead in training new staff to adhere to the PAT Performance Standards, agency goals, as well as personnel policies. The successful candidate will provide assessment, intake, home visiting, goal setting, and planning according to the benchmark goals established by the Rhode Island Department of Health. The successful candidate will coordinate services with other EBCAP home visiting, health, and teen-focused groups to maximum services and eliminate duplication. Provide back-up and/or attendance in supervisor’s absence with various state advisory group meetings, assigning tasks, and ensuring appropriate screening tools are completed and recorded in a compliant manner.

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

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

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




 

Job Qualifications

The position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field (Child Development, Social Work, Education/related field) with a minimum of three years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of community resources and enjoy working with children and families. Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

East Bay Community Action Program: Adult GED Instructor (EBCAP0888)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail, Riverside RI 02915

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a GED Instructor for full-time/part-time, full-year work based in East Providence as a  member of our adult education program: Education & Career Pathways. Separate classes for ABE and ASE levels will run mornings, Mon-Fri. All classes are a hybrid of face-to-face and online learning; demonstrated experience with online learning is valuable.

The instructor will plan and deliver lessons that offer meaningful context for adult learners. In addition, they will conduct intake, orientation, and
assessment of adult learners, write new curricula as needed, provide coaching to volunteer tutors, and maintain records for each student. They
will assist with learner goal setting and assess progress using both qualitative and quantitative methods, including CASAS. The instructor will
collaborate with the Education and Career Pathways team and EBCAP case managers to ensure learners’ individual wellbeing and success.

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 with gradual re-entry to the worksite. COVID vaccinations are available to new hires if not already vaccinated.

EBCAP is excited to offer all staff participation in its Justice & Equity Task Force. Instructors are also welcome to participate with Newport’s
Working Cities Workforce Development Team.

For Full-Time Employees Working 30-40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/sick time, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, mileage reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEU's, 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

This GED Instructor position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Education or a related field. The ideal candidate has at least two years of Adult Education experience and has worked with learners online.

How to Apply

Please CLICK HERE to apply.
 

Tri-County Community Action Agency / Joyful Learning Child Academy: Toddler Teacher Assistant

Program Address

1935 Kingstown Road, Wakefield, RI 02879

Job Description

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

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


 

Job Qualifications

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

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 one year. Must be able to work
cooperatively and respectfully with all classroom, site and agency staff.
Demonstrate an understanding of everyone’s experiences, every day.
Ensuring the delivery of services that recognizes and respects that every
moment matters.
 

Other Information

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

How to Apply

To apply, click this link: Toddler Teacher Assistant

To view all of our available employment opportunities, click here. 

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

Program Address

421 Hope St
Providence, RI 02906

Job Description

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

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

Job Qualifications

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

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

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

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

State Required Training and Professional Development Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards Certificate 20 hours of approved ECE professional development each year Concentration Requires considerable attention and alertness at all times. Job requires staff to focus on children and families needs throughout the day. Human Relations Skills Excellent active listening and communication skills, frequent to constant interdepartmental or external contacts on matters requiring above average tact. Human relations skills are very important.

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

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

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

How to Apply: Utilize this link or send resume to: smccormack@gpymca.org

Mount Hope Childcare Center: Lead Preschool Teacher

Program Address

421 Hope St
Providence, RI02906

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

Associate's 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.

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

How to Apply: Apply using this link or email resume to: smccormack@gpymca.org

Joyful Noise, Inc.: Before and After School Staff

Program Address

126 Legris Ave West Warwick, RI 02893

Job Description

Childcare Program in need for Staff Members to assist in School-age classrooms for Before and After-School Care. Could be a split shift, AM Care is 6:30am to 9:00am and PM Care is 2:00pm to 6:00pm.

This is a flexible position, not everyday is needed. We can work around college schedules!

Provide positive interactions and relationships with children, families and teachers. Ensure a healthy environment for learning and development. Maintain relationships with children through consistent and responsive interactions. Understand various instructional approaches to meet individual children's needs. Utilize a variety of instructional approaches including but not limited to, modeling, facilitating, and co-constructing. Has a beginning awareness of theoretical perspectives and research specific to teaching and facilitating.

Job Qualifications

Expected to have a basic understanding of key concepts and be able to carry out specific instructions, independently apply their knowledge and take initiative in collaboration with the teacher and finally a teaching assistant demonstrates a deeper understanding of concepts that are more complex uses a more nuanced application of that knowledge in collaboration with the teacher.

Assisting young students with their physical and mental health. In compliance with State and Federal regulations, safety and emergency procedures, health and food and nutrition.

Emphasis on physical health and motor development, social/emotional development, language development, literacy, cognitive development, mathematics, science, social studies, creative arts.

BCI check

CANTS check

must be 18 years with a HS diploma or GED

preferred in the field of Early Learning

expected 20 hours per year of professional development

current flu shot

How to Apply

Please email: JoyfulNoiseJen@gmail.com

Parents As Teachers: (PAT) Parent Educator (EBCAP0883)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time Parents as Teachers Educator for our Parents as Teachers (PAT) Program located at 19 Broadway in Newport, RI. Parents as Teachers (PAT) is a national, evidence-based family visiting program that provides free and voluntary support to families. It builds strong communities, thriving families, and children who are healthy, safe and ready to learn. The program accomplishes this by matching parents and caregivers with trained professionals who make regular personal home visits during a child’s earliest years in life, from prenatal through kindergarten.

The PAT Educator will report to the Lead Home Visitor and assist the Lead in training new staff to adhere to the PAT Performance Standards, agency goals, as well as personnel policies. The successful candidate will provide assessment, intake, home visiting, goal setting, and planning according to the benchmark goals established by the Rhode Island Department of Health. The successful candidate will coordinate services with other EBCAP home visiting, health, and teen-focused groups to maximum services and eliminate duplication. Provide back-up and/or attendance in supervisor’s absence with various state advisory group meetings, assigning tasks, and ensuring appropriate screening tools are completed and recorded in a compliant manner.

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 position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human service field (Child Development, Social Work, Education/related field) with a minimum of three years of relevant experience. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of community resources and enjoy working with children and families. Bi-lingual in Spanish and/or Portuguese a plus.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply

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

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

Program Address

790 Main Street, Warren, 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 790 Main Street in Warren, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in children’s lives, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Head Start at EBCAP.

The Head Start Associate Teacher assists the Lead Teacher in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for children. The Associate Teacher 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!

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

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

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply