EARLY CHILDHOOD MANAGER - ANTICIPATED

Location
New Bedford, MA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 10, 2019
Ref
3079314
Grade Level
Early Childhood
Job Details
Job ID: 3079314
Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Posted: April 9, 2019
Starting Date: July 1, 2019

Job Description
JOB GOAL:
The Early Childhood Manager will demonstrate knowledge of early childhood development; will oversee students' recruitment, screening, placement, registration; and will facilitate Special Education, English Learners, and McKinney-Vento students' identification to better provide services related to the achievement of young children in New Bedford Public Schools.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor's Degree. Master preferred.
2. Minimum 3 years' of experience in Early Childhood Education.
3. Understanding and experience with Special Education, English Learners (EL), McKinney-Vento, and Early Childhood regulations and requirements.
4. Experience completing Early Childhood screening assessments or willingness to be trained.
5. Knowledge of community support services available to Early Childhood students and their families;
6. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills; organizational abilities; problem solving skills; and the ability to define and complete goals.
7. Basic Computer knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.
8. Experience working with teachers, administrators, service providers, families and community agencies, to better integrate services for students in the New Bedford Public Schools.

PERFORMANCE RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides staff leadership in promoting the understanding of the educational objectives of the district and plans and administers professional development programs and activities for instructional personnel to meet these objectives.
2. Coordinate and complete the screening, placement, and registration process for children aged 2.9 to 5 years of age in collaboration with the Special Education Office and the Family Welcome Center.
3. Collaborate with Preschool and Early Intervention Programs regarding referrals, recruitment, screening, placements, and other LEA partnership efforts.
4. Assist with the collection and analysis of data related to early childhood compliance indicators to DESE state performance plan.
5. Assist in developing workshops and trainings for staff in order to improve compliance and improve programming for Early Childhood students.
6. Plan, implement, and deliver Professional Development.
7. Facilitate and participate in meetings as needed.
8. Maintain knowledge and understanding of NAEYC accreditation standards.
9. Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Educational Access and Pathways, and/or the Superintendent.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a non-union position

WORK YEAR: Calendar year position - Twelve (12) months

WORK DAY: Full-time 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Position Type: Full-time
Positions Available: 1
Equal Opportunity Employer
New Bedford Public Schools is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Bachelor's Degree. Master preferred.
2. Minimum 3 years' experience in Early Childhood Education.
3. Understanding and experience with Special Education, English Learners (EL), McKinney-Vento, and Early Childhood regulations and requirements.
4. Experience completing Early Childhood screening assessments or willingness to be trained.
5. Knowledge of community support services available to Early Childhood students and their families.
6. Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational abilities, problem solving skills, and the ability to define and complete goals.
7. Basic computer knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Outlook.
8. Experience working with teachers, administrators, service providers, families and community agencies, to better integrate services for students in the New Bedford Public Schools.

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a non-union position

WORK YEAR: Calendar year position - Twelve (12) months

WORK DAY: Full-time 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The New Bedford Public Schools do not discriminate on account of age, race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, ancestry, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, genetics, or disability that does not prohibit performance of essential job functions in employment for potential employees. New Bedford Public Schools encourages people with multilingual skills, particularly in Cape Verdean Creole, Portuguese and/or Spanish, to apply. Every available opportunity will be taken in order to assure that each applicant is selected on the basis of qualifications, merit and ability
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  • Application Questions
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    1.
    Please share with us what your ideal vision of a highly effective early childhood department within a Public School looks like?
    Short Essay (Answer limited to 600 characters, including spaces)

    Contact Information
    Sonia Walmsley, Executive Director of Educational Access & Pathway
    455 County Street
    New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740
    Phone: (508) 997-4511 x-3315
    Email: swalmsley@newbedfordschools.org

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