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

Job Postings

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

To post a job complete the Job Posting Form

Current Postings

Connecting for Children and Families-Hope St Early Learning Center: Education Coordinator

Program Address

46 Hope St
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Job Description

Connecting for Children and Families is seeking an experienced, professional Education Coordinator for our Hope Street Early Learning Center... This position will provide oversight of the education and family-centered experiences offered at our Center located in Woonsocket, RI. Approximately 95 children attend daily. As the Education Coordinator, you will uphold our mission, vision and values. The person in this position will work in closely with the Director to insure the educational/development appropriateness of the curriculum and its implementation in each classroom. He/she will assist in assessing staff. 

The Education Coordinator will work with the Toddler, Preschool and State Pre-k classrooms.

Responsibilities

The Education Coordinator’s administrative duties include:

Classroom/Curriculum

 

  •  To review weekly plans that the classroom teachers have prepared. This includes giving suggestions for improvement, and enhancements, as well as ensuring that they are developmentally appropriate.
  •  Modeling activities and developmentally appropriate interactions.
  •  Collaborating with the teaching staff to create behavior modification plans for children as needed.
  •  Use evaluation tools including but not limited to, ITERS, ECERS, CLASS to asses classroom curriculum and environments, and to provide the information and help teachers understand these evaluation tools.
  •  To assist in incorporating the Early Learning Standards into the curriculum.
  •  To support the teachers in implementing a challenging, well rounded, developmentally appropriate curriculum.
  •  To assist the teachers in individualizing the curriculum to meet the needs of each student.
  •  Act as the Director when Director is out of the building.



Staff Support & Supervision

 

  •  To aid in the evaluation of staff competence.
  •  To assist in the orientation of new staff members.
  •  To assist in developing and monitoring the adherence to action plans. Observing and assessing classroom activities.
  •  Provide on-the-job guidance, support, and coaching and to teaching teams
  •  Improving outcomes for children by enhancing the qualifications and training of classroom staff.
  •  Promote professional development-identify and support the attainment of individual professional development goals based on informal and formal observations.
  •  Provide reflective supervision
  •  Establish strong relationships with teaching teams that foster reflection.
  •  Cover Classrooms for staff to maintain staff/child ratios.




General Administration

 

  •  To be aware of the DCYF regulations for childcare and assist in assuring compliance.
  •  To assist in the interviewing and hiring process for teachers.
  •  To assist in delivering, developing and securing programs for staff development.
  •  With the parent and director’s approval, make referrals to the Early Intervention, Child Outreach or the School Department, as needed.
  •  To help train and orient volunteers.
  •  Follow up with the Director to identify professional development strengths and needs of staff as individuals and group needs.
  •  Assist in developing plans & practices to promote family engagement in their children’s education.




30 hours per week position, competitive salary


CCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Qualifications

The Education Coordinator shall meet one or more of the following:


Hold a current Rhode Island Certificate in Early Childhood Education, BA, BS Degree, or Master’s in Early Childhood Education or Education, have at least 2 years of supervised teaching, hold at least a RIEDLS program level certificate. Prior Managerial and Supervisory Experience in a Preschool Setting Excellent Verbal and Written Communication Skills, Computer skills- including working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and three years’ experience working in a licensed child care facility.


Personal qualifications for this position include the ability to interact effectively with children and parents, the ability to work cooperatively with other staff members, as well as the ability to be flexible.

 

Other Information

No Phone calls, please

How to Apply

mgallagher@ccfcenter.org

Early Learning Centers of Rhode Island: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

301 Sowams Road
Barrington, RI

Job Description

The Early Learning Centers is looking for a responsible and experienced person to join our team.

A Teacher Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of developmentally appropriate activities in a safe, comfortable and nurturing environment.

A Teacher Assistant's responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the supervision of children in their development socially, emotionally, physically and cognitively.
  • Assist in the assessment of the needs of each child.
  • Assist with daily needs of each child such as feedings and diapering.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and healthy classroom in a safe, comfortable and nurturing environment.
  • A Teacher Assistant must also meet the following requirements:
  • must have experience in child care
  • must participate in twenty hours of staff training throughout 

Job Qualifications

 Experience in child care.

 High school diploma or equivalent.



 

How to Apply

mccann_beth@yahoo.com

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher - Early Head Start (EBCAP0448)

Program Address

East Providence

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Lead Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program at 386 Willett Avenue in East Providence, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

The Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Teacher Associate, Teacher Assistant, per diem Substitutes and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, Rhode Island Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing and RI Early Learning and Development Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes approaches from the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years (IY), Classroom Behavioral Management System, and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing,
and safe learning experience. He/She will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children and promote social competence and ensure parental involvement.

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

The Lead Teacher must have one of the following:

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

2. Bachelor or Associates in ECE with 3 months supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting; or

3. Bachelor or Associates in a related field* with teaching experience in an infant/toddler classroom.

The Rhode Island quality rating and improvement system, Bright Stars defines related 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.

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

https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/72367315-43e1-e1c0-e824-14dcab45d820/apply
 

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float (EBCAP0447)

Program Address

Warren, RI

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a part time/full year Teacher Assistant to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Head Start program at 790 Main Street in Warren, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

The Teacher Assistant will work in partnership with the teachers, to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children. The teaching team is responsible for promoting the health, nutrition and education of the children and to attend to their  safety and welfare. Under direction of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

The Teacher Assistant must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, and staff. The Teacher Assistant will assist the Lead Teacher to provide a supportive social-emotional classroom climate, assist in classroom activities and transitions to ensure that children are under appropriate supervision   and guidance always.

The individual must have one of the following:

RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training, OR HS diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one-year supervised experience in ECE classroom; OR Child Development Associate (CDA); OR Bachelors or Associates in ECE or a related field. 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 9 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching and learning.

For Part Time Employees Working 16 – 29 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/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.

 

How to Apply

https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/51acc02d-2d7a-3340-bd5e-fdb0a55e8fd0/apply

Me Too Preschool II: Head Teacher/Educational Coordinator

Program Address

1452 Broncos Highway Burrillville, RI 02830

Job Description

Teacher Qualifications: Per State of RI DCYF Regulations: Candidate MUST HAVE:

(1) Option 1:

The individual holds a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for grades pre-kindergarten to second grade and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).

(2) Option 2:

The individual holTeacher Qualifications: Per State of RI DCYF Regulations: Candidate MUST HAVE:

(1) Option 1:

The individual holds a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for grades pre-kindergarten to second grade and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).

(2) Option 2:

The individual holds a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for early childhood special education, which includes early childhood certification, and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill
this requirement).

(3) Option 3:

The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood education, and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).

(4) Option 4:

The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to early childhood education such as child development, elementary education or special education, and 24 credits in early childhood education from an accredited institution of higher education, and has three months supervised
teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).

(5) Option 5:

The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to early childhood education such as child development, elementary education or special education, and 12 credits in early childhood education from an accredited or approved institution of higher education, and has one year of
supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).

(6) Option 6:

The individual holds a bachelor's degree or higher in a field related to early childhood education such as child development, elementary education or special education, and RIELDS Certification: Implementing a Standards-Based Program, and has one year of supervised teaching experience in a
licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).

Must be patient, dependable, flexible and have a love for children toddler/preschool.

Personal/Sick Days

Vacation

On-going Trainings

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00- $20.00

Responsibilities and Duties

Includes but not limited to:

Planning and implementing curriculum for center.

Being in the classroom withds a current RI Department of Education teacher certification for early childhood special education, which includes early childhood certification, and has three months supervised teaching experience in a licensed/approved early childhood program (student teaching may fulfill this requirement).
 

How to Apply

Email to ktmimi@aol.com or call center at 401-567-5227 Director, Penny.

Emmanuel Day School: Teaching Assistant

Program Address

42 Dearborn Street
Newport, RI

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities of Emmanuel Day School SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

The following list is an outline of the duties and responsibilities of the Emmanuel Day School teaching assistant. It is the goal of the Emmanuel Day School and Emmanuel Church to provide a safe, warm, fun, nurturing and highly creative environment that is also culturally, academically and spiritually rich.

The job of creating a stimulating and challenging atmosphere in which children can develop and learn will be the shared responsibility of director, teachers and teacher assistants, substitutes and volunteers. Social interaction and play will be vehicles for instilling such values such as acceptance of difference, self-esteem, respect and integrity. Mutual discovery will be the reward for all.

This being stated, the teaching assistant is to possess a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others, relate well with children, EDS staff, and Rector and fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy and EDS handbook.

 Responsibilities also include:

  •  Maintaining constant supervision and safety of all children
  • Reliability, flexibility and teamwork.
  • Assisting with general housekeeping and maintenance tasks.
  •  Assisting the director, teachers, teacher assistants and other staff in appropriate ways.
  •  Assisting in following the daily program and weekly plans under the direction of the director.
  •  Assisting in preparing the learning environment.
  • Assisting in the set-up of interest centers, and preparing the needed materials and supplies.
  • Maintaining confidentially for all student, family and staff information and photos.
  • Maintaining professionalism at all times.
  • Treating the children and staff with dignity and respect
  • Attain Safe Church Training. Re-certification is required every 3 years.
  • Meet DCYF requirements and qualifications.

Job Qualifications

Experience working in early childhood education preferred.

Work Schedule: M-F
Rate of Pay: $TBD
Job Type: 25-30 hours/ week

How to Apply

Email a cover letter and resume to edsdirector@emmanuelnewport.org
 

Children's Friend: Infant/Toddler Teacher

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Be a Part of Making our Mission a Reality Every Day!

Mission: Children’s Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children.

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. For full-year employees, benefits include: comprehensive and low cost health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan with agency contribution, life insurance, 4 weeks paid vacation, 6 paid sick days, 11 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development opportunities, incentive-based wellness programs, supervision for licensure, training for license specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs), opportunities for advancement, a family friendly environment and more!

Infant/Toddler Teacher

Job Responsibilities:

 

  •  Work with the head teacher to implement a curriculum based on best practice standards.
  •  Ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate. This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility.
  •  Maintain progress notes and electronic data as appropriate on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of assigned children.
  •  Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.
  •  Hold a minimum of four parent teacher conferences a year, preferably two in the home and two at the school.
  •  Participate in home visits based on the needs of the family.


EEO employer, M/F, disabled, Veterans status


 

Job Qualifications

Bachelor degree or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education; or Bachelor’s degree in related field with 18 college credits in Early Childhood Education, or advanced coursework equivalent to an early childhood education major with experience teaching preschool children. Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children. Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance. Must maintain CPR and first aid training. Must provide proof of medical requirements. Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.

How to Apply

To review a complete job description please visit our website at www.childrensfriendri.org


 

Children's Friend: Bilingual Family Support Worker

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Be a Part of Making our Mission a Reality Every Day!

Mission:

Children’s Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children.

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. For full-year employees, benefits include: comprehensive and low cost health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan with agency contribution, life insurance, 4 weeks paid vacation, 6 paid sick days, 11 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development opportunities, incentive-based wellness programs, opportunities for advancement, a family friendly environment and more! Children's Friend was named as one of Rhode Island's "Best Places to Work" in 2015.

Bilingual Family Support Worker.

Responsibilities:

 

  •  Provide a range of culturally competent home based services weekly to all members of families participating in the program, including: Parenting education, developmental milestones, health and nutrition, safety, home-management, crisis intervention, and social service linkage in partnership with families.
  •  Provide home and center based parent child activities to promote positive, nurturing interaction between parents and their children. 
  •  Facilitate weekly support groups and effectively collaborate with Early Head Start teachers to deliver quality services during groups.
  •  Promote parent involvement in center-based activities, including groups, parent committee, and events.
  •  Complete all assessment and evaluation paperwork within program guidelines. Maintain client records and complete all necessary documentation within established program time frames.
  •  Ensure program is in compliance with all regulations regarding Home Visits and In-Kind according to Early Head Start performance standards.
  •  Engage families in ongoing and timely development of family-driven and service-relevant Family Partnership Agreements.
  •  Contact referrals in a timely manner and maintain weekly visits to full caseload, per program requirements.
  •  Adhere to productivity requirements as established for the Early Head Start Program.
  •  Participate in case conferences and collaborate with other service providers working with families. Make appropriate referrals and linkages to other community resources as needed.
  •  Provide translation and interpretation services for Children’s Friend staff in regards to client-related issues.




 

Job Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Child Development or a related field or equivalent education and experience. Experience with at-risk families. Bilingual ability must be fluent in English and Spanish. Must have a valid driver's license, required insurance liability limits, and a car to be used for work related tasks.

Children’s Friend is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, handicap, disability or veteran status.


 

How to Apply

Please apply online and upload your resume at www.childrensfriendri.org

 

Children's Friend: Lead Teacher, Head Start and Pre-K

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

Be a Part of Making our Mission a Reality Every Day!

Mission: Children’s Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children.

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. For full-year employees, benefits include: comprehensive and low cost health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan with agency contribution, life insurance, 4 weeks paid vacation, 6 paid sick days, 11 paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, professional development opportunities, incentive-based wellness programs, supervision for licensure, training for license specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs), opportunities for advancement, a family friendly environment and more!

Lead Teacher - Head Start

Job Responsibilities:

  •  Work with the head teacher to implement a curriculum based on best practice standards.
  •  Ensure that the classroom meets DCYF standards and Head Start education performance standards as well as other standards as appropriate. This includes performing tasks necessary to maintain a high quality educational and childcare facility. 
  •  Maintain progress notes and electronic data as appropriate on the emotional, physical, social and intellectual development of assigned children.
  •  Coordinate and communicate on a regular basis with all staff and consultants providing services regarding the individual needs of each child.
  •  Hold a minimum of four parent teacher conferences a year, preferably two in the home and two at the school.
  •  Participate in home visits based on the needs of the family.


EEO employer, M/F, disabled, Veterans status
 

Job Qualifications

 Bachelor degree or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education; or Bachelor’s degree in related field with 18 college credits in Early Childhood Education, or advanced coursework equivalent to an early childhood education major with experience teaching preschool children. Ability to organize and plan activities, establish warm, supportive relationships and provide a wide variety of stimulating and developmentally appropriate experiences for children. Reliable automobile, valid driver's license and auto liability insurance. Must maintain CPR and first aid training. Must provide proof of medical requirements. Must provide all required DCYF licensing forms within 30 days of hire.

 

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at:http://http://www.childrensfriendri.org

Children's Friend: Career Fair and Open House - May 15, 2018

Program Address

153 Summer Street, Providence, RI 02903

Job Description

WE ARE HIRING!

CAREER FAIR and OPEN HOUSE - May 15, 2018 from 3pm-6pm

Children's Friend Open House and Career Fair!

We are Hiring Head Start and Pre-K, Preschool Teachers and Teacher Assistants, Early Intervention staff, Family Workers, Staff Accountant, Social Workers and RNs

Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Time: 3:00p.m. - 6:00p.m.

Location: 153 Summer Street, Providence, RI 02903

Please bring: Copies of your resume to share with hiring managers

You will have the opportunity to meet and chat with staff including hiring managers from many of our programs.

Featured Positions:

 

  • Head Start, Preschool Teachers : Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or similar required
  • Head Start, Teacher Assistants : CDA or an Associate’s degree required
  • Infant/Toddler Teachers: Bachelor's degree required
  • Early Intervention Service Coordinators, Educators and Social Workers - BSW or Bachelor's degree in related field required
  • Family Workers, Healthy Families America – BSW or Bachelor’s degree in related field. Bilingual skills desired.
  • Registered Nurses, Nurse Family Partnership Program-BSN and current RI licensure
  • Staff Accountant - Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.
  • H.R./Payroll Associate -Experience working in payroll. ADP experience a plus.
  • Project Connect Parent Educator-Bachelor's degree in Human Services
  • Visitation Worker-Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or related field. Must have a good working knowledge of child welfare, adoption and foster care
  • Bilingual Child Care Case Manager-AA in Early Childhood Education, Social Work, or related training and experience
  • Providence Talks Administrator/Recruitment Specialist-


Mission: Children’s Friend is the innovative leader in improving the well-being and healthy development of Rhode Island’s most vulnerable young children.

We offer a competitive salary and outstanding benefits package. For full-year employees, benefits include: comprehensive and low cost health insurance, dental insurance, retirement plan with agency contribution, life insurance, 4 weeks paid vacation, 6 paid sick days, 11 paid holidays,
tuition reimbursement, professional development opportunities, worksite wellness programs, supervision for licensure, training for license specific Continuing Education Units (CEUs), opportunities for advancement, a family friendly environment and more!


If you cannot join us at the job fair, please apply online so we may review your credentials.

We look forward to meeting you!

Job Qualifications

Please contact Julie Colangeli, Agency Recruiter and Wellness Coordinator with any questions at 401-276-4388

 

How to Apply

To review complete job descriptions and apply online, please visit our website at: http://www.childrensfriendri.org

East Bay Community Action Program: Head Start Site Nurse (EBCAP0442)

Program Address

Newport, RI.

Job Description

(EBCAP) is seeking an on-call/per diem Head Start Site Nurse for our Head Start/Early Head Start locations in East Providence, Middletown, Newport, Tiverton, Warren, RI. We are seeking a highly professional and motivated individual who enjoys providing on-site supervision and monitoring of the health status and safety needs of the 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 Head Start Site Nurse 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 program year. He/she will assist families in securing the needed medical care to update physicals and immunizations. He/she also works collaboratively with area physicians in order to facilitate referrals to services and/or obtain records as needed. He/she will utilize the RI Department of Health KIIDSNET website to keep files updated and accurate. He/she will monitor health and safety of classroom environments.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a current license through the Rhode Island Department of Health as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). A Registered Nurse (RN) 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.

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

https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/602f6418-4498-7463-3df8-377df85eedff/apply
 

East Bay Community Action Program: Office Assistant (EBCAP0441)

Program Address

Newport.


Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a part time (16.5 hours per week) Office Assistant for Head Start at 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. The Office Assistant answers the telephone, monitors doors and halls for appropriate access, assists parents and caregivers with program information, performs general office tasks, and completes data entry.

Successful candidates must be committed to providing quality customer service while handling confidential information in a highly professional manner. Excellent telephone skills and a courteous and helpful manner are essential qualities for the selected candidate.

The Office Assistant must have a minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent. The ideal candidate must be proficient with computer systems including Microsoft Office. The position schedule is Monday through Friday from 6:45 AM to 10:00 AM.

For Part Time Employees Working 16 – 29 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/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.

How to Apply

https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/a71dbb03-a7e1-aeab-1924-e2847dcb256b/apply

 

YMCA of Greater Providence: Teacher Assistant- FT opportunity

Program Address

Hope St., Providence

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.

 

How to Apply

https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/6141655.careers?ApplyToJob=168083585

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher Early Head Start (EBCAP00435)

Program Address

Newport.

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Lead Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program at 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to
make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

The Early Head Start Teacher will oversee daily classroom functioning and provide guidance to the Teacher Associate, Teacher Assistant, per diem Substitutes and Volunteers, utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards, Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, Rhode Island Child
Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing and RI Early Learning and Development Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes approaches from the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS), The Incredible Years (IY), Classroom Behavioral Management System, and the Creative Curriculum to
ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. He/She will plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children and promote social competence and ensure parental involvement. The successful individual must have excellent presentation skills, superior leadership, and management skills to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, and staff.

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. 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 for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/aaaff4b1-11bc-c5ea-2433-2c1870757a14/apply?source=759596-CS-30162

North Kingstown Daycare & Preschool: Assistant- Toddler/ Preschool

Program Address

690 Boston Neck Rd.
North Kingstown, RI 02852

Job Description

North Kingstown Daycare & Preschool is looking to hire 2 assistant teachers for our Toddler and Preschool programs. We are looking for a candidates that are experienced and enthusiastic about working with children ages 18mo to 5 years old!

We are looking for team members withs lots of energy and enthusiasm for young children, and the amazing amounts of learning that happens through play at a young age.

Positions will include:

  • Facilitating and engaging in appropriate play.
  • Assisting head teacher with implementation of classroom's daily schedule, and
  • Aiding in the implementation of the classroom curriculum
  • Engaging with parents and families in daily conversations about the children's behavior and routines
  • Candidates will help head teacher maintain a safe, healthy, structured, educational and nurturing environment and aid in keeping the classroom clean and organized. .
  • Positions are part time with schedules varying based on the needs of the center and children.

Job Qualifications

Ideal candidates should have the following:

  • Working towards AA or BA in Early Childhood Education and/or Experience (two or more years preferred) working in a classroom setting).
  • Have or be willing to obtain CPR/First Aid certification
  • Will be required to complete at least 20 hours of professional development each year or be enrolled in ECE college level courses.
  • Must be friendly, energetic, easy going, and reliable


 

How to Apply

Please email a copy of your resume along with your Cover Letter to  preschoolnkdcp@gmail.com  We look forward to meeting with you!

 

Audubon Society of RI: Lead Nature Camp Instructor/ Assistant Nature Camp Instructor

Program Address

301 Brown Avenue Seekonk, MA

Job Description



Looking for Camp Lead or Assistant Instructors to lead a couple of weeks of Camp at our Caratunk Camp in Seekonk, MA- very close to East Providence line.

The positions involve leading nature based explorations, crafts, games and activities for campers 5 - 7 years old for two weeks in July. These are day camps that run Monday to Friday 8 am to 4 pm. The weeks of July 9-13 and July 16- July 20. Paid hourly wage, and paid week of training in June.


 

Job Qualifications

Candidate should have experience working with young children, very comfortable teaching about nature, science, and have experience in camp and outdoor settings.

Other Information

call 401 949-5454 x 3011

How to Apply

Please send a resume to: Tracey Hall, Camp Director thall@asri.org

 

Buttonwoods School For Young Children: Preschool Teacher

Program Address

Warwick

Job Description

Our beloved BSYC awaits an early childhood professional, who is enthusiastic, creative, knowledgeable and willing to share the love of learning with a passion for Jesus and children. If you have a team mindset and enjoy planning curriculum to meet the needs of children, as well as, encouraging family engagement, then you are the one we are looking for. Our humble learning environment has the perfect teacher/child ratios, along with dedicated professionals which we call family.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education
  • A Christian willing to share about Jesus
  • Experience teaching in a preschool setting
  • Employ calm and loving guidance to all in your environment
  • RIELDS certification
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of Bright Stars
  • Willing to connect with families at an initial 

Other Information

This is a part-time position that goes according to the school calendar year. We are interviewing now for a position in the 2018/2019 school year.

How to Apply

4017322009 or email buttonwoodsschool@verizon.net

 

East Bay Community Action Program: Kitchen Aide Substitute, Head Start (EBCAP0306)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two Kitchen Aide Substitutes for our Head Start Program at 740 West Main Road, Middletown and 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard, Newport, RI. Head Start is an Early Childhood Education program for children ages birth to 5.

The position is a per diem position and shifts would span 8:00 am to 4:30 pm when called in.

The Kitchen Aides 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 Kitchen Aide Substitutes must follow all food handling procedures as well as food allergy protocols.

The Kitchen Aide Substitutes require a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED. This position is on call and therefore does not have a guarantee on the number of hours available per week.


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


 

Other Information

Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/f954a20a-f424-9821-b785-6ff58d5de33a

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0357)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a part time/full year Teacher Assistant Float to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Head Start program at 8 John H. Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

The Teacher Assistant Float will work in partnership with the teachers, to provide daily classroom activities that are developmentally appropriate for preschool children. The teaching team is responsible for promoting the health, nutrition and education of the children and to attend to their safety and welfare. Under direction of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher Assistant will follow the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing, and RI Department of Education Early Learning Standards. Our Head Start program utilizes the Positive Behavioral Intervention and Supports (PBIS) approach and the Creative Curriculum to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience.

The Teacher Assistant Float must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, and staff. The Teacher Assistant will assist the Lead Teacher to provide a supportive social-emotional classroom climate, assist in classroom activities and transitions to ensure that children are under appropriate supervision and guidance always. The hours for this rewarding position with children are Monday through Friday from 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM.

The individual must have one of the following:

RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher Assistant Training, OR HS diploma/GED with 6 college credit hours in ECE coursework and one-year supervised experience in ECE classroom; OR Child Development Associate (CDA); OR Bachelors or Associates in ECE or a related field.
*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 9 credit hours of coursework in ECE related courses that include but are not limited to child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science, children’s literature, approaches to learning, social and emotional development, language development and communication, creativity, professionalism, differentiated teaching and learning.

For Part Time Employees Working 16 – 29 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes free and convenient parking, up to 3% company 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!

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

 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/34af0937-6015-04be-10af-2737090e2d47

East Bay Community Action Program: Lead Teacher (Teamporary), early head start (EBCAP0403)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Temporary Lead Teacher 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 Boulevard in Newport, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in a child’s life, then you have found the right path with a unique opportunity in Head Start at EBCAP.

The Early Head Start Temporary Lead 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, Rhode Island Child Day 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.
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 candidate must have excellent presentation skills, superior leadership and management skills to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children and staff.

The Temporary 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; or Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Preferred minimum, a Child Development Associate (CDA) with an infant/toddler endorsement, 12 credit hours in ECE related coursework and 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. EHS 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.

Head Start Performance Standards require all Early Head Start Teachers and Associate Teachers participate in training specific to infants and toddlers.


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:

http://https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/e5d2f056-6bb1-47c1-e4a9-cca50debee0b

East Bay Community Action Program: ON CALL SUBSTITUTES, HEAD START/EARLY HEAD START (ALL LOCATIONS) (EBCAP0023)

Program Address

Varies

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. 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.

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 preferred, OR certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA) OR other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/3617be33-a114-0e90-b1b5-1f8a220fd91c

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

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking After School Activity Aides to work in the Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) program at the Pell Elementary School in Newport, RI. 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 ideal candidates will assist Teachers in the goals of the program including but not limited to greeting students, assisting with snacks, taking attendance, and dismissal.


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

Job Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED, however, some college-level courses are a plus. Experience working with school age children and behavior management experience and training required.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:http://https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/ce68b9b1-08f6-f904-cd19-b628fa5568fd

East Bay Community Action Program: Walking School Bus Coordinator (EBCAP0311)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking an individual to coordinate a unique initiative called the “Walking School Bus”. This program is associated with the Newport Family and Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) program at the Pell Elementary School in Newport, RI.

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 successful candidate enables and encourages students in designated areas in Newport to walk to school in a chaperoned group, which will promote a healthy and active lifestyle, and improve attendance at school. The coordinator ensures route coverage through scheduling assistants, and
conducts outreach to various neighborhoods and housing complexes to promote the program’s benefits.

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

Job Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of a High School Diploma or GED and the ability to comfortably walk one or more miles with intermittent stops. 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/d6edf09c-9539-07dd-da8d-aab64db1b562

East Bay Community Action Program: CAMP Counselor, MCOZ (EBCAP0416)

Program Address

Middletown

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking Camp Counselors for our Newport Family & Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) Program at the Gaudet Middle School in Middletown, RI. 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 ideal candidates will assist the MCOZ Camp Site Coordinator with supervising students and engaging them in scheduled activities during the vacation camps. The Camp Counselors will engage students with activities including off site field trips during the Summer Enrichment Camp and Summer STEAM (science, technology, engineering, ARTS, and math) Camp. The ideal candidates will supervise students utilizing a positive discipline approach consistent with the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) model, support MCOZ staff in organizing and operating programs.

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

Job Qualifications

This position requires High School diploma/GED with and some post high school education or training or experience in youth development (specifically with school age students). Candidates with a para professional certification strongly desired. Experience with PBIS a plus. The Camp Counselors work Monday through Friday either 8:00 AM to 4:00PM or 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The vacation camps are April 16th to April 20th and June 25th to August 17th.

Other Information

Please utilize the following link to apply: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/cbf01ee5-2a7c-2900-e163-6f23f02f42bb

East Bay Community Action Program: Community Learning Center (CLC) (EBCAP 0142)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking Community Learning Center (CLC) Facilitators for our Newport Family & Child Opportunity Zone (NFCOZ) Program at the Pell Elementary School in Newport, RI. 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 ideal candidates will implement and maintain the vision of the 21st Century Community Learning Center (CLC) initiative by coordinating programs and services for children at the Pell Elementary School during the school year with possible summer hours.

The CLC Facilitators will prepare and facilitate developmentally appropriate activities for students following CLC guidelines and best practices in the field of Out of School Time. The ideal candidates will supervise students before, during, and after activities utilizing a positive discipline approach consistent with the Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) model, support NFCOZ staff in organizing and operating programs, and participate in professional development opportunities.

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

Other Information

This position requires a Rhode Island certified teacher, paraprofessional, and/or a community member with experience working with children and youth. The ideal candidate must have a desire to work with elementary age children (Pre-k to grade four). Experience and training in youth development preferred. The hours are scheduled during out of school time sessions (after school or vacation weeks) depending upon the activities and events that are planned for the program.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply:http://https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/894e0428-b6e5-be3e-9b1d-0164a20e7b6a

East Bay Community Action Program: Associate Teachers, Early Head Start (EBCAP0228)

Program Address

Newport

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time/full year Associate Teacher to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in our Head Start program at 8 John Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. If you are looking for a rewarding career and to make a difference in children’s lives, then you have found the right path with a rewarding career in Head Start at EBCAP.

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

For Full Time Employees Working 30 – 40 hours per week, EBCAP provides a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes heavily subsidized medical and dental insurance plans (BCBSRI), supplemental vision insurance, voluntary medical and dependent care flexible spending accounts, up to 3% company matching 403(b) retirement plan, employer-paid life insurance & long term disability, generous paid time off that includes vacation/holidays/personal days/sick time, mileage reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, opportunities for center-paid training/CEUs, employee assistance program, 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 candidate must have excellent communication skills to effectively communicate with parents, children, staff, community representatives and volunteers and have one of the following

A minimum of a high school diploma or GED certificate with a minimum of 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and a supervised teaching experience in a ECE setting and must be enrolled in a Child Development Associate (CDA) program to be completed within one year of hire
OR; Child Development Associate (CDA) credential in Early Childhood and a supervised teacher experience in ECE setting OR; Bachelors or Associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field* and a supervised teaching experience in an ECE setting.


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

How to Apply

 Please utilize the following link to apply:http://https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/a/company/jobs/5ce4dc74-929b-235b-b9f6-ab5005870ef6

Tri-County Community Action Agency - Joyful Learning Child Academy (South Kingstown): Teacher Assistant (Toddler)

Program Address

1126 Hartford Avenue
Johnston, RI 02919

Job Description

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 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, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.
 

Job Qualifications

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

Other Information

Competitive Salary/Excellent Benefits

 

How to Apply

Cover letter and resume due to Tri-County Community Action Agency at http://apply@tricountyri.org or fax to HR at 1-855-372-4016 or 401-351-6611.

YMCA of Greater Providence: Site Coordinator- FT opportunity

Program Address

Kent County YMCA
Warwick, RI

Job Description

The Site Coordinator will work both morning and afterschool hours. There will also be administrative hours for planning and staffing.

Position summary:

The site coordinator shall be responsible for the daily operation of the program, ensuring the safety and well-being of the children enrolled and direct supervision of program staff. The site coordinator will oversee the development, administration, supervision, delivery and evaluation of the Out
of School Time Program at their site in accordance with YMCA Guidelines and State Licensing Requirements.

Final Product:

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

YMCA of Greater Providence Team Standards:

Know our mission and be able to tell our story. The mission of the YMCA of Greater Providence is to build healthy spirit, mind and body for all, through programs, services and relationships that are based on our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Honor your colleagues by being on time, present and fully engaged at all times. If you disagree, propose a solution. Be accountable for results. A commitment to valuing and acting as one YMCA as evidenced by referring to ourselves as employees of the YMCA of Greater Providence. Display leadership that requires not only skill, but energy, passion, optimism and creativity. Build open and honest communication. Face to face, or voice to voice, is the preferred method of communication with email for information sharing only. Deliver exceptional service that is of high value. Build a positive staff team. Be friendly.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

At their own site:

Plan, supervise and implement a well-rounded, academically aligned curriculum (including objectives, lesson plans and evaluation) for the site, i.e. project based learning, health and wellness activities, homework support Develop, plan and supervise activities during school vacation weeks, and
other days off from school. Support planning and implementation of the Summer Learning Program Provide short and long term planning in accordance with the policies and philosophies of Out of School Time programming Provide direction and guidance to staff, aid in staff training and conduct
staff meetings. Supervise site staff and provide written evaluation of their work performance Develop and oversee an individualized training plan for each staff person, in conjunction with the Director Responsible for supervising and demonstrating the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement Create systems and processes when needed, particularly around staff coverage, data collection, recruitment and retention Responsible for meeting monthly recruitment and budgetary goals for site Responsible for collection of data and inputting into central data base, uses data for decision making and program improvement Supervise proper maintenance of equipment, clean up of work and play areas and inventory and ordering of supplies and snacks Maintain positive relationships with parents in OST and during school day by participating in PTO and family engagement activities
Plan and implement, with staff, monthly parent engagement activities Maintain the necessary records involving attendance, proper release procedures, program registrations and documents required for state licensing; as well as collecting and maintaining records of all child care payments Work closely with school personnel in coordination of the site, including transportation needs Work in harmony and cooperation with all appropriate staff, volunteers and members of the YMCA Ensure that the proper procedures regarding vehicle use are followed at all times Responsible fore attending staff meetings/events. Demonstrate and teach the character development values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty Continually enhance professional development through workshops, educational courses and/or appropriate reading material/ Licensing requires the completion of a minimum of 20 hours training per year relevant to the care of school age children.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to anticipate, identify and 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. To accurately complete conflict. Ability to follow instructions as given and/or directed by supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Directly supervises multiple employees in their own school based Out of School Time Site. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.

Certifications / Training:

Prior to working with children Child Abuse Prevention.

Within first two months of employment: CPR/ First Aid Certification Listen First Obtain a chauffeur’s license or MA 7D certificate Meet RI DCYF requirements.

Work to achieve within 12 months of hire: YMCA trainings focused on academically focused OST YMCA trainings focused on development of children Other community/partner based trainings.

Must complete a minimum of 20 hours of training per year relevant to the care of school age children.

Must be willing to attend meetings, supervision, training and certifications to improve knowledge and program quality.

As required of the program area in which the position serves. See appropriate Greater Providence program quality standards, hiring requirements or state licensing requirements as applicable. All certifications must be renewed in a timely manner in accordance with general YMCA policies. Must complete Association wide training requirements within the timeframe stated at time of hire. Training in Listen First, Support Change and Build Community Techniques to be completed within 90 days of hire date.
 

Job Qualifications

Must be at least 21 years of age Excellent organizational skills: attention to detail, ability of prioritize, and to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment At least two years’ experience managing Out of School Time and Summer Learning programs with multiple staff Demonstrated ability to analyze data and prepare analytical reports Exemplary writing, interpersonal, and communication skills Previous experience in the nonprofit or educational sector a plus Ability to work as part of a team Fluency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access B.A. preferred Expertise in data analysis and using data, broadly defined, to improve programs and instruction Demonstrated leadership capacity; ability to inspire and manage others


Education and/or Experience:

The site coordinator shall be at least 21 years of age and shall meet one of the following:

Hold a Bachelor's degree in a field relating to education, child development, human services or recreation from an accredited or approved institution of higher education; and have a minimum of one years' supervised experience working with school age children in a group setting (field placements and student teaching will be counted toward this requirement) or Hold an Associate's degree in a field relating to education, child development, human services or recreation from an accredited or approved institution of higher education; and have a minimum of two years' supervised experience working with school age children in a group setting (field placements and student teaching will be counted toward this requirement).

 

How to Apply

https://secure.entertimeonline.com/ta/6141655.jobs?ApplyToJob=168055947

The Children's Workshop: Education Coordinator (full time)/Lead Teacher

Program Address

411 Narragansett Park Drive,
Rumford, RI 02916

Job Description

We encourage playtime during work hours! At The Children's Workshop our programs are warm and nurturing and bring out the best in children. The hallmarks of our programs, which range from infant to before and after school care, are creativity, flexibility and of course, FUN! We live by our motto - "Where Learning is Child's Play" - explore our website to learn more about what makes The Children's Workshop a great place to work! Now hiring a Program Coordinator! In our staff we value creativity, a positive attitude, and motivation to create safe, developmentally appropriate learning opportunities for children. If you are passionate in the field of early childhood and want to make a difference in the early years of a child's life The Children's Workshop is the place to be! Summary The program coordinator will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will oversee the teaching team to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate program in accordance with all relevant company and state regulations, policies and procedures.

 

Job Qualifications

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skills required.

Education/Experience:
Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood/Special Education preferred Applicable state certification. Rhode Island: RIELS or RIELDS certificate relevant to the position in accordance with BrightStars Standards Massachusetts: Department of Early Education and Care Lead Teacher Infant/Toddler or Preschool. 3+ months of supervised experience with an ECE degree OR 3+ years of supervised experience without an ECE degree.

How to Apply

Please apply athttp://www.childrensworkshop.com/careers

Emmanuel Day School: Substitute Teacher

Program Address

42 Dearborn Street
Newport, RI 02840

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities of Emmanuel Day School SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

The following list is an outline of the duties and responsibilities of the Emmanuel Day School substitute teacher. It is the goal of the Emmanuel Day School and Emmanuel Church to provide a safe, warm, fun, nurturing and highly creative environment that is also culturally, academically and spiritually rich. The job of creating a stimulating and challenging atmosphere in which children can develop and learn will be the shared responsibility of director, teachers and teacher assistants, substitutes and volunteers. Social interaction and play will be vehicles for instilling such values such as acceptance of difference, self-esteem, respect and integrity. Mutual discovery will be the reward for all.

This being stated, the substitute is to possess a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others, relate well with children, EDS staff, and Rector and fulfill responsibilities in accordance with the school’s educational philosophy and EDS handbook.

Responsibilities also include:

 

  •  Maintaining constant supervision and safety of all children
  •  Reliability, flexibility and teamwork.
  •  Assisting with general housekeeping and maintenance tasks.
  •  Assisting the director, teachers, teacher assistants and other staff in appropriate ways.
  •  Assisting in following the daily program and weekly plans under the direction of the director.
  •  Assisting in preparing the learning environment.
  •  Assisting in the set-up of interest centers, and preparing the needed materials and supplies.
  •  Maintaining confidentially for all student, family and staff information and photos.
  •  Maintaining professionalism at all times.
  •  Treating the children and staff with dignity and respect
  •  Attain Safe Church Training. Re-certification is required every 3 years.
  •  Meet DCYF requirements and qualifications.
  • Experience working in early childhood education preferred.
  • Work Schedule: Per diem, on call.
  • Rate of Pay: $TBD per scheduled hour of work fulfillment.
  • Job Type: Part-time.

How to Apply

Email edsdirector@emmanuelnewport.org or apply on Indeed Emmanuel Day School.

CANE CDC: Teacher Assistant

Program Address

281 Post Rd
Wakefield RI

Job Description

Assist teacher in classroom Curriculum planning

Job Qualifications

AA preferred in related field or 12 credits in ECE . Experience working in a childcare setting Knowledable with DCYF regulations.

Other Information

Hourly Rate TBD

How to Apply

Please email resume to canecdc@outlook.com


 

Children's Workshop Foundation: School Director/Program Coordinator

Program Address

175 Beverage Hill Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860

Job Description

The School Director/Program Coordinator is responsible for administering overall operations of the center, including but not limited to managing employees, licensing, safety and supervision of children, marketing, and financials. The School Director will accept the philosophy of The Children’s Workshop and will work as part of the management team to encourage a positive learning environment for all children within the Center. The School Director will be required to perform other duties as needed to maintain the center at an optimal level of staff, children and families and to increase profits.

Job Qualifications

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge and skills required.

Education/Experience:

  •  Bachelors Degree + at least 12 credits in Early Childhood or Child Development AND
  •  Completed or currently enrolled in Rhode Island Early Learning Standards Level III
  •  3+ years’ experience in a child care center
  •  Understanding of developmentally appropriate practice in early childhood education
  •  Education Coordinator Certification
  •  Understanding and experience with CACFP guidelines and procedures



Other Requirements:

 

  •  Reliable Transportation
  •  Ability to respond appropriately in an emergency situation required
  •  Ability to be flexible in assignment and work hours required
  •  Must be able to multi-task and manage time effectively
  •  May be required to obtain Chauffeurs License
  •  Completion of required trainings as set by TCW and licensing agencies
  •  CPR/First Aid Certification
  •  Current ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification
  •  Current health physical
  •  Completed CANTS background check and BCI/fingerprint background check

How to Apply

 www.cwfound.org

Kids Junction, Inc.: School-Age Teacher

Program Address

406 Maple Avenue
Barrington, RI 02806

Job Description

Seeking reliable/dependable individual to work with children ages 5-12 years old in our quality Childcare Center.Must be able to plan age-appropriate activities/curriculum in area of Sports, Games, Music, or any exciting activity of your choice. Position is part-time afternoons, approximately 25 hours per week during the school year and full time during Summer and School Vacation Weeks.

Job Qualifications

Position requires willingness to obtain a license to drive a 15 passenger van. Serious applicants only.

How to Apply

Phone Number: 401-245-3928

Busy B’s Academy: Lead Preschool/Pre-K Teacher

Program Address

185 Nausauket Road
Warwick RI 02886

Job Description

Busy B's Academy, Early Childhood School is looking for a preschool teacher (for ages 3-5) to start ASAP. We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, outgoing and knowledgeable person to join our staff.


Applicant must have the following:

  • AA or BA in Early Childhood Education. Teacher Certification a plus.
  • Experience in classroom management and curriculum planning
  • Experience teaching in a preschool classroom
  • RIELS or RIELDS certification
  • CPR/First Aid certification
  • Knowledge of Bright Starts and/or the ECERS/ITERS a plus

This is a 30-35/hour week year round position (most likely 4 days/week). Some shifts will be opening shifts (7am start) and other days will be closing shifts (until 5:30pm). Applicant will prepare and implement curriculum, have daily communication with parents, will conduct child assessments and hold parent conferences 2x a year. Applicant will be required to complete at least 20 hours of professional development each year, will be required to create a safe, healthy, structured, educational and nurturing environment and will be responsible for keeping the classroom clean and organized. We are a small school and are looking for the "perfect fit" for our family. At this time, insurance coverage is not offered. If interested, please email a copy of your resume along with your cover letter which mentions criteria above. Thank you for your time and your interest! 
  
 

Other Information

Immediate Start Date.

How to Apply

Email Cover Letter and Resume to busybsacademy@verizon.net