Teacher Assistant- 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.

Teacher Assistant- 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.
We will consider part time availability for the right person.

A typical day for a Teacher's Assistant will include:
-Working alongside the Lead Teacher to create a safe, healthy, structured, and nurturing environment.
-Engaging with children in learning – reading, playing, and having fun!
-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.
-Implementing 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 with us.
-We offer the following perks and benefits:
Paid Time Off
401k with company match
13 Paid Holidays
Child Care Discounts
College Tuition Reimbursement
Medical (Healthcare Benefits), Dental, Vision
Flexible Spending Account
Training/Professional Development opportunities

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 have full time positions or part time positions (with flexible schedules available). Benefits vary for full time / part time positions.

We are willing to train the right person! Our ideal candidate will have experience working with children.

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

Education Requirements
-High school diploma (or equivalent) or higher.
-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
-18 years of age or older (Teen Aide positions are available for applicants 16-18 years of age).
-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).

How To Apply:
Please visit our website to see what positions and locations we are hiring for:

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

Where Do Applicants Need to Apply?

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