Special Services Assistant Head Start $1,000 Sign-on Bonus

Website East Bay Community Action Program

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 Special Services Assistant to join our team and provide a nurturing and safe classroom environment for children in the Early Head Start program in Newport. 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.

Support the functioning of the special services component to ensure the identification of students with special needs in accordance with the Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards and with the overall mission, goals, and objectives of EBCAP.  Ensure that all children identified with special needs have appropriate special education and related services to meet their unique needs.  Ensure that the rights of children with disabilities and their parents are protected in accordance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Provide support and coaching to classroom teachers to make appropriate accommodations and implement classroom strategies to meet children’s individual needs.

Minimum Required Education:

Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in ECE or ECE special education. Bachelor’s Degree preferred OR AA or BA in a related field with experience with preschool children or other combination of education and experience considered.

ull-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, and 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.