Preschool Teacher

7th Jul 2022
  • full time
  • Anywhere

CHILD, Inc. is seeking an experienced Preschool Teacher.

CHILD, Inc. is a private, non-profit early education and care program providing comprehensive services and supports to low-income families with children six weeks to five years in Kent County, RI including: Head Start, Early Head Start, RI Pre-K, Extended Day Child Care, and Mental Health Services. Interested candidates must be available and flexible to work at any of our four locations.

Responsibilities:

· Follow philosophy, policies and procedures of CHILD, Inc.

· Demonstrate positivity, flexibility, punctuality and dependable attendance.

· Demonstrate respect for diverse family practices, languages, cultures and traditions.

· Demonstrate strengths-based partnerships with families to support children’s school readiness.

· Demonstrate acceptance of all children, and support an inclusive learning environment.

· Assure for the health and safety of all children.

· Utilize knowledge of child development and early learning to provide responsive, supportive and engaging interactions.

· Prepare and implement curriculum plans to facilitate school readiness outcomes.

· Conduct ongoing child assessment practices to monitor development and learning, and inform teaching practices.

· Conduct home visits and family conferences, after hours as needed.

· Participate in ongoing professional development and in-service trainings during and after hours, including college-level courses, as required.

Qualifications:

· Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field, with approved/equivalent coursework. Transcripts will be required.

· Strong knowledge of research-based indicators of high-quality practices and systems in the field of early childhood. Professional references will be verified.

· Demonstrated experience in early education and care setting, with strong verbal and written communication skills and proficient computer skills.

· RIDE Early Childhood or Early Childhood Special Education Teacher Certification or ability to obtain. Copy will be required.

· Appropriate RIELDS certificate(s), or ability to obtain.

· Ability to work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team and community partners.

· Ability to problem solve, handle crises, and function independently.

· Valid RI driver’s license and an insured vehicle. Proof of insurance will be required.

· Knowledge of The Creative Curriculum highly preferred.

· Knowledge of Teaching Strategies GOLD highly preferred.

· Bilingual candidates strongly urged to apply.

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

Starting Hourly Wage: $23.62-$28.11 dependent on credentials and experience.

CHILD, Inc. provides all full-time employees with a comprehensive benefits package.

How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to ahall@childincri.org or fill out our application page

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $23.62 – $28.11 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
Teachers must wear masks.