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Preschool Teacher Job

Job Number: GCC16420

Job Title: Preschool Teacher

Department: Danforth Early Childhood - 5403613

Facility: Capital City Comm. Ctrs, Inc.

Location: Providence, RI

Preschool teacher for 3-5 year olds in an urban early childhood center serving 100 children from diverse, low income families located in the heart of Providence. We are licensed by DCYF, with Pre-K classrooms certified by the RI Department of Education. We have a BrightStar 5-star rating and are committed to providing the highest quality programming for our children.

Teacher must have preschool experience and at least 12 credits in Early Childhood Education; AA in Early Childhood preferred.


The Early Childhood Teacher is responsible for planning and implementation of the classroom curriculum, activities, instructional strategies, and classroom management. Responsibilities will include working in coordination with a teaching assistant to ensure a rich learning environment that fosters the cognitive, physical, social and emotional development of young children, and provides individualized approaches to meet their developmental differences. The incorporation of continuous assessment practices is critical, as is establishing a collaborative relationship with families. A commitment to supporting children who may have developmental and behavioral challenges is also an important quality.