Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a
difference in a childs life? East Bay Community Action Program
(EBCAP) is seeking individuals for a paid on-the-job training as a
Teacher Assistant/Float in our Head Start preschool classrooms in
Due to the critical nature of this position to provide services
to the children, EBCAP is offering a two-step sign on bonus
totaling $500 for external applicants.
This position requires that job candidates are willing to
participate in training and college coursework to obtain a Child
Development Associate (CDA) credential within one year of hire.
EBCAP will provide or recommend professional development training,
a CDA consultant at no cost to the employee. College course tuition
reimbursement is provided, up to $2,100 per year. College
coursework and some professional development training must be
completed after work hours.
This is a full time (30 hour/week) position. 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% 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, discounts to local businesses and
services, such as Work Out World New England, YMCA/Newport, BJs
Wholesale Club, cellular services, and so much more!
Job candidate must have a high school diploma or a GED and
RI Department of Education Certificate of Completion of Teacher
Assistant Training or
6 college credit hours in Early Childhood Education
Other candidates will be considered on a case by case basis.
The ideal candidate will have a basic understanding of child
development, a desire to teach and nurture young children, and a
desire to learn and develop new skills as an early education
Under direction and supervision of a Lead Teacher, the teacher
assistant/float will work with a classroom team of professionals to
provide a supportive classroom environment, assist in classroom
activities and ensure that children are always supervised.
Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at East
Bay Community Action Program.
EBCAP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer
committed to providing a diverse work environment.