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Teacher Assistants for Olneyville

Company: Meeting Street
Location: Providence
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Meeting Street believes the dignity of each person is paramount. We recognize that our community's future strength rests firmly on our commitment to our values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence.Meeting Street does not discriminate in services or employment based on ethnicity, race, age, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, national origin, economic background/circumstances, physical and/or mental abilities, veteran status, marital status, or resident immigration status. Meeting Street respects and celebrates the diversity that contributes to a healthy, caring community. To uphold these commitments, we expect all employees to recognize and properly respond to racism and other forms of injustice.AboutMeeting Street's Early Childhood Initiative in Olneyville is to prepare children in the Olneyville community to enter school healthy and ready to learn. The summer kindergarten preparation is for any child in Olneyville who is eligible to start kindergarten in the fall. The children learn the skills they need to successfully start kindergarten and families learn how to best support their child as they prepare to enter school.In this role, you will:

  • Assists the Teacher in the classroom with daily activities, cleanliness, supervision of children, curriculum, and assessment.
  • Works closely with families in partnership to ensure high quality care and education for young children.
  • Maintains an appropriate, clean and child friendly learning environment in accordance with state regulations.
  • Always maintains supervision of children (Indoor/Outdoor) utilizing licensing ratios.
  • Observes children, as directed by the Teacher, and records developmental progress for input into summer checklist to assess Kindergarten readiness.Scheduled Hours: 7:30 AM - 12:30 PM or 12:00 PM to 5:00 PMYour Skills:
    • Ability to implement and maintain relevant classroom and behavior management strategies.
    • Ability to develop effective curriculum and lesson plans.
    • Ability to relate and communicate sensitively to children and their families.
    • Ability to provide feedback to inclusion aides and other team members.More About You:
      • You are passionate about Meeting Street's mission to support and empower children and families
      • You model our agency's values of respect, compassion, integrity, inclusivity, and excellence in all of your actions and communication
      • You have respect for socioeconomic, cultural, racial, and linguistic diversity. You are understanding of how social determinants may impact individuals' experiences, and are passionate about educating and empowering families experiencing challenges with injusticesWhat you need:
        • Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development or related field.
        • Current RIDE teacher certification in early childhood education (PK -2).
        • Valid CPR and First Aid training/certification.
        • COVID-19 Vaccination RequiredMeeting Street is committed to ideals of justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, learning and creating an anti-racist work culture.Learn more about us at

Keywords: Meeting Street, Providence , Teacher Assistants for Olneyville, Education / Teaching , Providence, Rhode Island

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