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.
•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.
- Position Type: Full-time
- Positions Available: 1
- Salary: $ 23.62 to $ 28.11 Per Hour
- Job Categories : Classroom Teacher > Preschool
Classroom Teacher > Early Childhood
- •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. Professional references will be verified.
•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. Copy will be required.
•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 submit resume and cover letter AO’Connell@childincri.org.
- At least 3 years of relevant experience preferred
- Bachelor degree preferred
- Citizenship, residency or work visa required
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