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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

Job Description


Connecting for Children and Families is seeking an experienced, professional Education Coordinator for our Hope Street Early 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.

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.

 

How to Apply

30-40 hours per week position, competitive salary and benefits To apply, please send email and cover letter to mgallagher@ccfcenter.org

CCF is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Program Address

46 Hope St
Woonsocket, RI

Job Description

Summary:


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

Responsibilities:


Curriculum:

 

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


Assessment:

 

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


Supervision:

 

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


Family Engagement:

 

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

mgallagher@ccfcenter.org

 

Amazing Kids Academy: Infant and Toddler Teachers

Program Address

2 Morgan Mill Road, Johnston, RI

Job Description

We are looking for an infant teacher and toddler teacher to become part of our team and join our school family.

Your responsibility is to provide an educational program supported by the guidelines of Bright Stars, RIDE, DCYF, and RIELDS. Structure the classroom environment design to support all the developmental needs of the children and to provide a safe and nurturing place to grow.

Help in planning the curriculum and integrating it into the daily routine within a group structure and individualized learning. Have the ability to communicate with parents, supporting their interest as well as concerns and promote opportunities for family engagement.

Job Qualifications

If you are committed to supporting the educational needs of young children, have experience working with infants /toddlers, and want to partnership with dedicated teachers as a team whom fully support each other please send a resume to the address below. 

Must of completed RIELDS 1 and have a minimum of an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education or 12 credits in Early Childhood Education.

Other Information

 Full time Position with paid benefits. No health care available at this time.

How to Apply

Send Letter of Interest and Resume to email address below: amazingkidsacademy@yahoo.com

CANE CDC: Floater

Program Address

281 Post RD
Wakefield, RI 02879

Job Description

Covering breaks and substituting if needed.

Job Qualifications

Experience in a childcare facility AA in ECE preferred but not mandatory.

Other Information

part time 20-25hrs M-F 12:30-5:30 or as needed.

How to Apply

canecdc@outlook.com
 

Westbay Children's Center: Teacher I

Program Address

22 Astral Street, Warwick, RI 02886

Job Description

Westbay Community Action's Children's Center is looking for an enthusiastic, patient and nurturing early childhood educator to join our teaching team. This Teacher will be responsible for all aspects of the daily classroom environment according to quality indicators included in ITERS and CLASS guidelines. He/she will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the toddler curriculum following program guidelines and curriculum framework. Supervision of staff, classroom volunteers, and children is also part of required duties to ensure the safety and well-being of all. The successful candidate will also assess the needs of individual children and document their progress daily, involving parents in all aspects of the classroom and program. This is a full time, 40-hour per week position and the rate of pay is $12.00/hour.

Specific Duties:

The duties listed below are primary functions of the job, and are not intended to be all inclusive. You may be called upon to perform other duties comparable to those cited.

Plan and implement daily activities according to approved curricula and developmentally appropriate practices (prepares Plan Book in advance) Incorporate the RIELDS in curriculum planning ensuring adherence to all educational domains Devise strategies to engage parents as partners in education (to ensure an optimal learning path for their child) – and in participating in center activities Supervise children in all activities, environments and settings at all times Document daily progress for each child (child portfolio), enter information into web based program (GOLD©), prepare progress reports and communicate results to parents regularly.

Meet formally with parents regarding their child’s progress a minimum of twice per school year Supervise, train and evaluate classroom staff and volunteers Maintain accurate records of attendance, progress, behavior, and other required information Organize and maintain space and equipment providing an inviting, safe and nurturing environment – following health, safety and wellness guidelines Participate in annual Open House Identify needs of children and alert Childcare Administrator of supports needed.

Job Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with ECE credits RI Early Learning & Development Standards: Implementing a Standards-based Classroom Certificate, or be willing to obtain.
  • 2 year’s supervisory experience in teacher role directing auxiliary classroom staff.
  • 2 year’s teaching experience toddler or preschool age children Have an updated practitioner portfolio with IPDP Meet DCYF & BCI criminal background check requirements Have a physical examination and required immunizations.

 

Knowledge of: (Candidate should have some awareness of the following):

  • DCYF Regulations for licensure.
  • RIDE Comprehensive Early Learning Standards for Approval RI Early Learning & Development Standards NAEYC/RIAEYC RI Quality and Improvement Rating Scale (Bright Stars) Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Young Children Environmental Rating Scale appropriate for position (ITERS, ECERS, etc.) Positive Behavioral Strategies for young children.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Must complete 20 hours of continuous education per year Must be energetic and convey a positive attitude Must have a solid work ethic Must attend staff meetings after hours as scheduled Must have strong communication skills (Oral and Written) Have knowledge and understanding of the RIDE Core Competencies for ECE Teachers (Health/Safety & Wellness, Family Engagement, Child Development and Learning, Curriculum, Observation & Assessment, Professionalism) Must be well organized and detailed oriented Must be able to make decisions and take initiative Must be extremely flexible and able to multi-task Must be able to work independently – and be a cohesive member of a team Must be able to model professional behavior and appearance Must have experience working with low income families Must be able to work with people of various cultures and lifestyles Must make a commitment to continuous improvement and innovation in all aspects of work Must be computer literate Must have reliable transportation Must have a valid driver's license, document car insurance and safe driving record upon request Must respect and adhere to confidentiality policies for the agency and clients Physical Effort / Environment.

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 sit and to talk to hear.

The employee frequently is required to use hands, fingers, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and / or move objects and/or children up to 50 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The environment includes a school classroom. Potential exposure to blood borne pathogens, respiratory diseases and other infectious diseases, and other biohazardous material requires universal standard precautions.

This position requires the individual to have their own transportation, a current unrestricted license to drive, documented auto insurance and the individual must be willing to work in schools and the community.

How to Apply

Please forward cover letter and resume to Jenna Tietze, Director of Administration, jtietze@westbaycap.org

Westbay Community Action, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistant Float, Head Start (EBCAP0485)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full 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. 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 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 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 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 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.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/a7ed788f-6190-a1b1-83b7-cc5b1de5d74f/apply?source=851027-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Family Advocate Head Start (EBCAP0478)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

 East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a full time/full year Family Advocate for our Head Start Program at 8 John Chafee Boulevard in Newport, RI. EBCAP believes all families share the same aspirations for their children and will work collaboratively with the Head Start team to contribute to their children’s learning and developing experience. Family Advocate will provide education and case management services to Head Start families in both the family’s home and at the center. The successful candidate will utilize a strength-focused philosophy and approach to building self-reliance through the Family Partnership Agreement.

Ideal candidate will adhere to Head Start Performance Standards, agency goals, as well as personnel policies. 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 Human Services or related field. The ideal candidate must have knowledge of community resources, and enjoy working with children and families. Bilingual (Spanish) a plus, however, not required. 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/8759afbe-c6b9-e777-76a8-cf3a57edead1/apply?source=848439-CS-30162

United Community Impact Group LLC: Educational Coordinators

Program Address

38 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Bld

Job Description

We are currently looking for and educational coordinator for our Early Childhood programs. This position will provide oversight of the education component offered at our Newport and Middletown locations. This person will work in closely with the Director to insure the educational/development appropriateness of the curriculum and its
implementation in each classroom. The Education Coordinator will work with the infant, toddler, and preschool classes.

30 hours per week position, starting at 42, 000 a year if qualifications are met.

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
  •  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 a plus
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  •  Computer skills- including working knowledge of Microsoft office programs
  •  Experience working in a licensed child care facility.
  •  MUST be able to pass a Nationwide BCI and CANTS clearance


 

How to Apply

  •  CALL 1-401-619-5858 and speak to Ms. Rose or Miss Crystal
  •  Email your resume to:  UCIGKIDS1@yahoo.com
  •  Mail your resume to 38 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Blvd. Newport RI 02840 ATTENTION Ms. Rose


 

East Bay Community Action Program: Associate Teacher, Head Start (EBCAP0482)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail.


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.

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.


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 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. 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/78cf6ce3-9334-5d21-08de-35b29e47557b/apply?source=848656-CS-30162

Little Angel's Daycare,Inc: Teacher

Program Address

83 Waterman Ave.

Job Description

Little Angel's Daycare, Inc. is seeking a teacher to work with children from 6 weeks old to 5 years old.

Must be 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma along with 3 years supervised experience in a licensed daycare facility. Must have 12 Early childhood credits along with ECE experience. RIELDS certificate preferred.

Will need a copy of current fingerprint background check, CANTS clearance, and up to date immunizations. CPR/First-Aid certified preferred.

Must be friendly, organized, have strong communication skills, create a safe, healthy, structured, and nurturing environment.

Little Angel’s Daycare, Inc. offers Paid Time Off, Birthday off with pay, Paid Holidays, Training’s are available, CPR/First aid available.

Job Qualifications

Must be 18 years of age and hold a high school diploma along with 3 years supervised experience in a licensed daycare facility. Must have 12 Early childhood credits along with ECE experience. RIELDS certificate preferred.

How to Apply

Call Sarah today 401-349-0711 or send your resume to info@littleangelsri.com

Clubhouse Kids: Pre-K Teacher

Program Address

220 Tollgate Road
Warwick, RI 02879

Job Description

Our Pre-K Teacher will be responsible for monitoring and teaching 4-5 year old children to prepare them for the 2019 kindergarten year. Our Pre-K teacher position objectives are:

  • Develop and maintain rapport with children, parents, and staff.
  • Create fun, educational activities
  • Manage classroom schedules
  • Develop curriculum in line with RI Early Learning Standards

Job Qualifications

Bachelors degree in Early Childhood education or related field required. 2 + years experience in a classroom.

How to Apply

Interested candidates may send cover letter and resume to info@clubhousekidsri.com or give us a call at 401-734-9888.

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

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

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

We offer:

  • Starting pay of $12-13.00 per hour depending on qualifications
  • Year round position, part time or full time.
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid vacations
  • Paid Bonus days
  • Dental Benefits
  • Continued Training and Professional Development provided
  • 50% toward CPR/1st Aide certification
  • Sorry, no medical benefits available at this time

Job Qualifications

Only professionally experienced individuals apply. THANK YOU
Requirements:

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

How to Apply

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

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

Program Address

1 Falco St.
North Providence, RI 02911

Job Description

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

We offer:

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

Job Qualifications

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

How to Apply

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

 

Sunshine Child Development Center: Float/ Assistant Teachers

Program Address

11 Iafrate Way North Kingstown, RI 02852

Job Description

Float teachers can be in any classroom, we offer services from 6 weeks of age through School age. Duties include but are not limited to supervision of children by sight and sound at all times, treating each child with respect and acceptance, understanding and applying developmentally appropriate practice in accordance to the National
Association for the Education of Young Children and assisting teaching staff in everyday activities. Currently, we are seeking to hire for afternoon hours Monday through Friday, hours range from 12-6 PM, and total anywhere between 15 to 30 hours a week. 

Job Qualifications

High School Diploma required. Any furthering education is preferred. CPR/First Aid Certified.

How to Apply

Can apply in person, or by email at amyemaine@sunshinecdc.com with resume.

First step at Kingston : Lead infant and lead pk teachers

Program Address

25 west independence way

Job Description

Looking for lead infant and prek lead teacher. Must have associate degree as well as 2 years experience. Candidate has knowledge of RIELDS and experience developing a curriculum. Must be a team player, love working with children, and have a passion for education. Small center located in Kingston, full time positions.

Job Qualifications

Associates degree and minimum of 2 years child care experience, leading a classroom.

Other Information

Competitive pay.

How to Apply

Please send your resume to jbriggsfirstepkingston@gmail.com
 

East Bay Community Action Program: Associate Teacher, Head Start (EBCAP0470)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

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 1048 Strafford Road in Tiverton, 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.

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.


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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/b3188f41-a128-314e-e275-17518d7ab4fc/apply?source=837618-CS-30162

All About Kids Too Inc: assistant teacher

Program Address

1650 Nooseneck Hill road
Coventry, R.I.

Job Description

looking for a team player to join our center! Do you love children and like to play and laugh? come join our team we would love to have you. 


duties will include supervision of children, planning curriculum, preparing snack and lunch, light cleaning duties, care of the child.



 

Job Qualifications

At least one year experience in an early childhood related field high school graduate a must college students welcome must be 18years old.

 

How to Apply

if interested please send resume to kcastelli1872@yahoo.com

Bambini Academy Inc: Toddler Co-Teacher

Program Address

717 Atwood Avenue
Cranston,RI.

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Toddler Co-Teacher in our older toddler room! This age group of 2-3yr olds is such an important room developmentally and we would love to add a positive, fun and energetic teacher to our team. Candidate must have experience working with this age group, have a background in Early childhood including a degree in Early  Childhood or CDA, be familiar with the RIELDS and be able to complete 20hrs per year of Professional development. Students in teach program/CCRI program are welcome as well. This is a full time position with hours of 7:30-4:30 M-F. Teacher will be asked to aid in the curriculum planned for the classroom, provide a safe and clean environment for the children, complete projects that are developmentally appropriate, supervision and safety and importantly aid in the potty training of these children in preparation for the Preschool classroom.

 

Other Information

School support offered.

How to Apply

Please email Vanessa  vanessa.parente@yahoo.com

Tender Care Learning Center: Educational Coordinators

Program Address

38 Dr. Marcus Wheatland Bld

Job Description

Actively seeking an educational coordinator. This person should be flexible, motivated, and current on the RIELDS and early childhood education

Job Qualifications

  1.  Must have a Bachelors' degree in early childhood or have a bachelors degree in a related field and 24 credits in early childhood.
  2.  Must be able to pass a nationwide criminal back round check.
  3.  Must be able to pass a DCYF CANTS clearance.
  4.  Currently have documentation of having the following vaccine: MMR, Tdap, Varicella, and the flu shot once a year.

How to Apply

Please contact Rose Shultz or Crystal Sears at 401-619-5858. You can email your resume to  UCIGKIDS1@yahoo.com

The Curious Child: Lead Toddler Toddler Assistant Preschool Assistant

Program Address

1308 Phenix Ave

Job Description

We are looking for a lead toddler teacher, an assistant toddler teacher and a preschool assistant.

Leads must have 2 years experience.

Please write on cover letter what position you are applying for along with salary requirements.

This is a full time position M-F.

Must love working with children and be high energy. Prepare planning and implement daily lesson plans aligned with the RIELDS. Supervising up to 6 children with a group size of 12 with 2 teachers Serve lunch and snacks from lunchboxes. Light Cleaning after lunch and snacks (swifter and sweeping) Supervise nap time, as well as outdoor time. Keeping rooms clean, decorated with art work, organized and inviting for the children and parents. Must have or be will to get CPR/First aid Certification. Provide age appropriate care and support for children. Must be willing to do state mandated 20 hours of professional development most of which are offered in house

 

Job Qualifications

The Lead position must have two years experience.

Other Information

Any Questions please do not hesitate to call Ann or Brittney at 401-383-1323

How to Apply

Please forward resume curiouschildcranston@gmail.com Please include position and salary requirements
 

East Bay Community Action Program: After School Activity Aide (on call) (EBCAP0208)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

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.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 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 for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/ce68b9b1-08f6-f904-cd19-b628fa5568fd/apply?source=715415-CS-30162

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

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

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. 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 for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/d6edf09c-9539-07dd-da8d-aab64db1b562/apply?source=715414-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Student and Family Engagement Specialist/NFCOZ (EBCAP0464)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is a full time Student and Family Engagement Specialist 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 Student and Family Engagement Specialist is responsible for encouraging student and family connections to school and provide student supports in out of school time programs to promote success of the students. He/she will plan activities that support school engagement and promote the importance of daily attendance, assist in identify students for out of school time (OST) services to encourage school engagement, daily social and emotional/support of OST participants, provides leadership with the coordination of support services for students and families, builds and maintains collaborative relationships with faculty, staff, and community agencies, manages program
data, and promotes parent 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!

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 Student and Family Engagement Specialist must have a minimum of Bachelors Degree in Education or a Human Services field. A Master’s degree is preferred and at least three years of community work experience with children and youth. Bilingual Spanish preferred, however, not required.
 

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/7efa524e-2026-c0e8-b208-07d0e8aa2cdf/apply?source=827173-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: Teacher Assistants/NFCOZ (EBCAP0467)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking two part time (15 hours per week) Teacher Assistants 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 Teacher Assistants work with the Site Coordinator, Lead Teacher and other members of the NFCOZ staff to support the curriculum and thematic activities for the Champion Childcare Program in the classrooms. The ideal candidates will assist in the supervision of students, daily activities, build and maintain collaborative relationships with facility and staff, and maintain the philosophy and mission of the 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 Assistants must have; an Associates degree and/or Teacher Certification. Bilingual in Spanish preferred, however, not required. The hours for these positions are Monday through Friday from either 6:30 AM to 9:30 AM or 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this http://position:https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/810b54fd-221a-a760-f119-1e31b2102771/apply?source=831846-CS-30162

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

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

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.

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.

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 11:30 PM to 5:30 PM. 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.

Job Qualifications

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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/34af0937-6015-04be-10af-2737090e2d47/apply?source=715397-CS-30162

East Bay Community Action Program: On Call Substitute Teachers, Head Start (EBCAP0023)

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

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 for this position: https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/3617be33-a114-0e90-b1b5-1f8a220fd91c/apply?source=715410-CS-30162

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

Program Address

610 Wampanoag Trail

Job Description

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking three full time/full year Teachers 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. 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) Teachers assist the Lead Teachers in carrying out developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers. The 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 Teacher Associates 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.

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 credithours 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,  athematics, 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! 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.

How to Apply

Please utilize the following link to apply for this position:


https://ebcap.clearcompany.com/careers/jobs/00e928a2-357e-5df5-3f2e-3432ff540b7a/apply?source=715380-CS-30162

Personal Care Assistant-One-on-One Personal Care Assistant: One-on-One Personal Care Assistant

Program Address

Cranston RI
Home Based / Direct Support

Job Description

We are looking for day care provider for our daughter, Christine, who is 27 years old. She has behavioral challenges frequently associated with Autism. She does not have physical limitations, but she is over-weight. She has a self-directed program that is run by her parents and she requires one-on-one assistance throughout her day.

We are looking for a female staff worker who can to take Christine out into the community for the day. Staff will need to be alert and focus when working with her. (If you are someone who needs to be on a cellphone constantly, this job is NOT for you.) She loves to dance and sing AND she also loves to talk to everyone so making sure she is safe and using appropriate social skills are a very important requirement of her daily program. Punctuality is a must, as Christine will become very anxious if staff is not on time.

Job Qualifications

  • 18 year of age and older;
  • English Speaking;
  • Minimum of a high school diploma;
  • Experience with working with people with AUTISM is a HUGE PLUS;
  • Applicant will need to complete a BCI check (at no cost to the applicant;
  • a DMV check (at no cost to applicant);
  • and submit proof of car insurance;
  • Applicants MUST have own and have use of a car for transporting Christine out in the community;
  • Applicants must be a non-smoker;
  • a natural propensity to be caring, understanding and tolerant;
  • Pay rate is starts at $15.00, but will increase to up to $20.00 IF the worker proves to be competent and committed.

Other Information

  • Hours: Monday through Friday; 9:00 AM to 3:00PM; (but the hours can be flexible)
  • Must be willing to work in all temperatures (winter and summer) and all weather conditions (If the State is closed due to weather conditions, then Christine’s program is closed. Otherwise, the program/staff operates every day.

How to Apply

​Please send contact information, qualifications and experience to the following e-mail address: prouddad6@cox.net

 

YMCA of Greater Providence: Out of School Time- Site Coordinator

Program Address

70 West St.
Barrington, RI

Job Description

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


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.

Job Qualifications

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).


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.careers?ApplyToJob=184836512

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

Program Address

70 West St
Barrington, RI

Job Description

Responsible for the delivery of the academically aligned programs and supervision for the children of the YMCA’s Out of School Time programs.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned

Provide leadership and demonstrate the ability to set and maintain limits for children using positive reinforcement Provide input and implementation toward the development of a well-rounded academically aligned curriculum Assist Site Director/Coordinator in planning and carrying out activities during school vacation weeks, half days, and other days off from school Provide supervision to children at all times, on-site or off-site. Arrive on time and ready to engage with staff, students, and parents with no distractions providing visual surveillance of program participants Assist the Site Director/Coordinator in maintaining records involving attendance, sign/in-sign/out sheets, and program supplies Maintain good public relations with parents and school personnel and understand that you represent the YMCA and maintain a positive disposition, demeanor and attire Attempt to answer parents’ concerns and make appropriate referrals to Site Director/Coordinator Demonstrate flexibility in scheduling for special events and be available to work at other sites when needed Report accidents and injuries and complete incident reports immediately and turn into appropriate personnel. Work in harmony and cooperation with the staff, community partners, school personnel, participant families and members of the YMCA. Treat all children with dignity and respect.

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.

Education and/or Experience

18 years of age or older and a High school diploma or GED and formal training in childcare. Should have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well with children, and be willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with program goals.

 

How to Apply

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