Classroom Behavior Technician

Our Mission

BrightStars helps families in Rhode Island access QUALITY child care, early learning, and school-age programs. We help child care providers learn about best practices in early learning and apply them to the care children receive. We recognize program quality and give parents information to make choices about their children’s care and education.

Classroom Behavior Technician

Program Name:
East Bay Community Action Program Head Start

Program Address:
8 John H Chafee


Position Description:

Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services to children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign-on bonus totaling $1000 for external applicants.

East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking a Classroom Behavior Technician to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program in Newport, Riverside, and Warren. 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. Classroom Behavior Technician in our Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms in Riverside, Newport, and Warren.

Work with the classroom team to support children with identified behavioral and/or developmental needs. Using the Head Start Program Performance Standards, Rhode Island Child Day Care Center Regulations for Licensing, East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) Head Start/Early Head Start Program Plan, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), The Incredible Years Teaching Strategies and Conscious Discipline classroom strategies to ensure that all children have the opportunity for high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. Under the guidance of the Kids Connect Clinician, support the implementation of therapeutic integration plans for children receiving Kids Connect services. Provide regular feedback to the clinician on each child’s progress toward meeting individual goals. Complete Kids Connect Daily Sheets for each child.

Develop a professional development plan and participate in activities to meet the minimum of 24 hours of training annually as required by the Department of Human Services Child Care Licensing Regulations, Bright Stars, and Head Start Performance Standards**.
Coordinate with the teaching team a schedule to maintain classroom cleanliness and safety in accordance with the Daily Classroom Cleaning and Sanitizing Checklist.

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% of 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.

Thank you for your interest in the East Bay Community Action Program.

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

Minimum Required Education:

Associates in ECE or ECE Special Education, Bachelor preferred OR
Bachelors or Associate in a related field with training or experience working with challenging behavior (i.e.: ABA, …) OR
Child Development Associate (CDA) and experience working with challenging behavior
Other combinations of education and experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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