Teacher Assistant Float $1,000 Sign-on Bonus

Website East Bay Community Action Program

EBCAP is offering a two-step sign-on bonus totaling $1000 for external applicants.

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Do you want to make a difference in a child’s life? East Bay Community Action Program (EBCAP) is seeking individuals for paid on-the-job training as Teacher Assistants/Float in our Head Start preschool classrooms in East Providence.

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, and 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.

The 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 coursework.

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 teacher.

Under the 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.

This is a full-time (40-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, and so much more!

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.

To apply for this job please visit ebcap.clearcompany.com.