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Lead Teacher Preschool – $1,500 Sign on Bonus

Position Description

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center seeks an outstanding preschool teacher to join its dynamic educational team.

Brown/Fox Point is an NAEYC-accredited, BrightStars five-star rated preschool program committed to research-based instructional practices, an anti-bias emergent curriculum, and strong relationships with families.

Our classrooms include 3 educators and 18 children ranging in age from three to five years, creating a ratio of 1:6. This unique feature ensures that our teachers can work with individual children, small and large groups, providing educational opportunities that are intentional, memorable and effective.

Our staff provide a warm, nurturing, respectful, safe and caring environment, fostering the children’s self-concept and independence. The objective of our special approach is to have children who are resilient, independent, who know how to think – not just what to think, can problem solve, have the ability to resolve conflicts, and demonstrate respect for themselves, others and the environment.

Salary and Benefits

Full-time teachers receive competitive salaries and outstanding benefits, including:

  • Health Insurance with an employer contribution of 75%
  • Dental insurance with an employer contribution of 75%
  • Paid Time Off, including:
    • 10 Sick Days
    • 10 Vacation Days
    • 5 Personal Days
    • 2 Professional Development Days
    • 12 Holidays
    • Winter Break
  • Retirement Plan with an employer match after 2 years of employment
  • NAEYC Membership
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Professional Development Stipends


A Bachelor’s degree in ECE or a related field required and a minimum of two years of preschool experience.


Applicants interested in being part of a caring classroom community built around respectful interactions with children, parents, and colleagues; who reflect the diversity of our population are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants must submit:

  • a cover letter that explains why you would be an outstanding addition to Brown/Fox Point.
  • a resume;
  • the names, titles, and phone numbers of three references;

Please review our website for more information on our program –

Applications are welcome immediately and will be considered carefully as they are received. No phone calls please! Applications can be emailed to or mailed to 150 Hope Street Providence RI 02906, or faxed to 401-200-8060.

COVID-19 Considerations

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center provides services in an environment that promotes the most stringent health and sanitation practices to minimize the risks associated with the COVID-19 virus.

We welcome inquiries about employment and volunteering opportunities at any time. For those applying for paid employment, we have included our Employment Application Form here:

Employment Application Form (pdf)

Volunteer OpportunitiesB

Seeking Board Members

Brown/Fox Point Early Childhood Education Center is actively seeking Board Members on a rolling basis to help steward our organization, which has provided a high quality full-day preschool program for over 40 years to  families that live, work, or study in our community. Formed by Brown University and the Fox  Point Neighborhood Association as a child care cooperative, we incorporated as an  independent non-profit agency in 1979. Located in Providence, Rhode Island, the Center has four mixed-age preschool classrooms that strive to serve families who represent the racial, ethnic, linguistic, socio-economic, and familial diversity of our community. The Center currently uses an anti-bias curriculum and part of our strategic plan is to define and deepen our understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion  as an organization and community.  With an  annual budget of 1.1 million and maximum enrollment of 72 students, the Center seeks board members committed to upholding the core values of the organization and ensuring that children are respected, engaged and guided to think, reason, question, and learn. 

We are especially interested in diverse candidates that reflect the racial, ethnic, linguistic, socio-economic, and familial diversity of our community in Providence. We are seeking applicants with experience, broadly defined, in any of the following areas:

  • Financial management for non-profits (critical need)
  • Human Resources Management
  • Childhood health and wellness
  • Marketing
  • Technology

Key Duties & Responsibilities: 

● Follow the Brown/Fox Point Guiding Principles of trust, transparency, and honesty

● Support the growth of the organization and culture by continually evolving and learning

● Develop collaborative relationships with the Executive Director and other members of the Board of Directors

● Serve on board committees as determined in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board President

● Attend monthly board meetings

● Oversee financial stability of the organization

For consideration, please submit your letter of interest and resume to Thank you!

Our community and student Volunteer Application Form is available here:

Volunteer Application Form (pdf)