Lead Teacher (Infant, Toddler, Preschool)- Multiple Locations

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.

Lead Teacher (Infant, Toddler, Preschool)- Multiple Locations

Program Name:
Dr. Day Care

Program Address:
1207 Douglas Pike Suite 4
Rhode Island


Position Description:

Learn. Teach. Repeat. Be the Team. Deliver Excellence. We strive to be leaders in providing an educational and nurturing environment.

This is a full time opportunity. Full time hours are typically 35 to 37 hours/week. All employees are eligible for benefits at 30 hours/week.

A typical day for a Lead Teacher will include:
Working as a team with Teacher Assistants to provide a safe, healthy, structured, and welcoming space to grow and learn.
Singing, dancing, playing, teaching!
Inspiring children to be lifelong learners.
Partnering with families to nurture and care for their children.
Showcasing your tech savvy skills by using an electronic daily tracking app.
Assisting with the accreditation process as well as other quality initiatives.
Overseeing, developing, implementing, and coordinating curriculum and assessments.

Learn more about us at www.drdaycare.com

Why you'll love us:
-We invite you to join our growing community of teachers and hope you'll find a rewarding and fulfilling career at with us.
-We offer the following perks and benefits:
Paid Time Off
13 Paid Holidays
Child Care Discounts
College Tuition Reimbursement
Medical (Healthcare Benefits), Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Account
Training/Professional Development opportunities

We have full time positions or part time positions (with flexible schedules available).

Our learning centers are open between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. We have locations across Rhode Island.

We are willing to train the right person! Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of experience working with children in this age group.

We are looking for someone who has the following skills:
A personal demeanor that is warm and friendly.
Verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading skills.
Reliable attendance and punctuality.
Organized and able to prioritize and multi-task.
Team-oriented and willing to work with others.
Management / leadership skills

Education Requirements
-College credits, Associate’s degree, or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred.
-Minimum of High school diploma (or equivalent) with college credits in Early Childhood Education or related field required.
-We will train the right person and offer opportunities to gain a degree or college credits!

At least 1 year working in an early learning/child care center.
At least 1 year working with children in this age group.
Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards (RIELDS) certification preferred.
Knowledge of Teaching Strategies and/or Conscious Discipline preferred.
CPR/First Aid certification preferred.

Physical Requirements
Able to engage in physical exercise with children (walking, running, crawling, bending, twisting).
Visual and hearing acuity.
Able to lift up to 40 pounds.

Other Qualifications
21 years of age or older
Able to read, write, speak and understand English, bilingual encouraged to apply.
Must pass national criminal background/fingerprints check.
Must pass Department of Children, Youth and Families (DCYF) Clearance Request (CPS).

We hope you will join our team!

How To Apply:
Please visit our website so see what position and locations we have open:

Other Information:
We have centers in multiple locations:
-East Greenwich
-North Providence
-Wakefield (South County)

Where Do Applicants Need to Apply?

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