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Learning Facilitator - ESOL, Part-time

Genesis Center, a nonprofit organization whose mission is “to provide the highest quality education, job training and support services to people of diverse cultures so that they may achieve economic independence and participate fully in society” is seeking a part-time Learning Facilitator (11.25 hours per week) for an evening ESOL class.

The Learning Facilitator will develop and implement a mission-driven, client-centered, and outcome-focused education curriculum that facilitates adult learners’ goal attainment through classroom instruction. Genesis Center’s integrated program platform includes instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing, and integrates technology, financial literacy, and work readiness into coursework aimed at building English proficiency for non-native speakers.

We are seeking experienced professionals with a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience teaching in adult education or a related field. The ideal candidate should possess a familiarity with educational standards and curriculum development, experience working with diverse populations, and sensitivity and commitment to the Genesis Center mission, which includes an understanding and appreciation of special problems and stressors of refugee and immigrant families.

Bachelor’s degree or commensurate level of experience required.

The teaching schedule for this position is Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6-8:30 pm. Total pay includes time for lesson planning for a total of 11.25 paid hours/week.

Job Type: Part-time

How to Apply: Apply online at indeed.com.

Enrollment Assistant, Full-Time, Temporary (with potential for permanent hire)

Genesis Center, a nonprofit organization whose mission is “to provide the highest quality education, job training and support services to people of diverse cultures so that they may achieve economic independence and participate fully in society” is seeking a temporary, full-time Enrollment Assistant for a position with potential to become permanent.

The Enrollment Assistant will perform a variety of tasks related to the recruitment, assessment, registration, and data collection to engage participants in Genesis Center’s adult education and job training programs. Tasks include providing information about Genesis services, screening applicants, using computers to assess participants, maintaining applicant and registrant databases, and other responsibilities in the areas of administrative tasks and customer service.

We are seeking an eager, energetic individuals with a high school credential (in the US or another country). The ideal applicant must speak English and Spanish and have experience working with diverse populations. Proficiency with computers and office technology is critical, as is the ability to prioritize, organize & control work flow and manage data for timely and accurate completion of projects.

The schedule is full-time, M-F for 37.5 hours, with a combination of daytime and evening hours.

How to Apply: Apply online at indeed.com.

Lead Head Start Teacher; Full Time Days

Job Description

Genesis Early Learning Center is seeking an experienced, passionate and organized Lead Head Start Teacher join our team and work in our recently renovated Preschool Room. Applicants must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (or related field) and have at least one year of teaching experience. This is a full-time, year-round position with a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, retirement savings plan, paid time off and holidays. This job requires but is not limited to supervising teacher assistants and per diem staff to ensure compliance with and implementation of Head Start Program Performance Standards, DCYF Regulations, Rhode Island Department of Education Early Learning Standards, Genesis Personnel Policies, The Creative Curriculum and developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) as defined by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and Caring For Our Children to ensure that all children have the opportunity for a high quality, nurturing, and safe learning experience. 30 hrs/year professional development.

Job Qualifications

 Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field The Lead Head Start Teacher will have:

• Ability to model and maintain the utmost level of confidentiality, respecting and preserving the dignity and privacy of children, families, staff, and program operations.

• Ability to create and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum aligned to Rhode Island Early Learning and Development Standards

• Possess good communication, reading, writing and analytical skills are required. Ability to effectively communicate with staff, parents, children, community representatives and volunteers in a professional and respectful manner, Bi-lingual ability a plus.

• Demonstrated classroom management and curriculum planning experience.

• Basic computer skills required.

• Must be certified in CPR and First Aid within 30 days of hire.

• Head Start experience preferred.

• Physical ability to perform tasks, including but not limited to, bend and lift thirty (30) pounds, climbing stairs, and be physically able to meet the challenges of caring for young children old i.e. be able to sit on floor with children. Ability to see and hear required.

• Local travel for home visiting is required.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Catherine Green at cgreen@gencenter.org.