Open Positions

Ed/Admin Coordinator

Job Description 

Child’s Play is a Parent Cooperative preschool where parents and teachers work together to create a warm, nurturing, enriching, developmentally appropriate, play-based environment for 2, 3 and 4 year old children.

We are searching for an Education/Administrative Coordinator to join our incredible team of experienced teaching professionals.  You must be flexible, organized, willing to collaborate, have good communication skills; and excited about working with our families who participate daily in the program as duty/helper parents, serve as board members and are the true administrators of our school.

As the Ed/Admin Coordinator you will follow the educational/developmental philosophy of the program to oversee the development and implementation of the curriculum ; oversee and ensure compliance with all DCYF regulations, and BrightStars and NAEYC Accreditation requirements; support/mentor/supervise the teaching team; work collaboratively with staff and parents; and help with the day-to-day operations of the school.  You will work closely with the Cooperative Education Specialist and the Co-Presidents to ensure all these things are met.

Our program runs September - June.  
Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays  8:30 - 2:15 Tuesdays and Thursdays 8:30 - 12:30
Other hours include attending Board Meetings, All School Meetings, Staff Meetings, Open House, Parent Orientation and other school functions.

Job Qualifications

  • BA or MA in Early Childhood Education preferred; or BA or MA in a related field such as Child Development, Elementary Education or Special Education with 24 credits in Early Childhood Education

  • Current Ri Early Childhood Teaching certificate preferred

  • RIELS Level III/RIELDS certificate (Implementing a Standards Based Program) preferred; or a plan to complete within 1 year of hire

  • Prior experience in a NAEYC accredited program preferred; or a strong working knowledge of NAEYC accreditation

  • Strong working knowledge of BrightStars

  • 3-5 years teaching experience as well as educational supervision and administrative experience; 5 years preferred

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to or mail to us at: 

Child’s Play 
296 Angell Street, Providence RI  02906
Attention:  Hiring Committee