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Education Manager- North Bronx

Company: HOMES FOR THE HOMELESS, INC
Location: Bronx
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Our residential facility in the North Bronx seeks an enthusiastic and resourceful Education Manager to oversee the operation of the daycare and extracurricular programs for school-age children. The Education Manager manages the day-to-day operations of the classrooms to ensure that quality standards and guidelines are met, and that children have a fun and enriching experience. The Education Coordinator has overall accountability for the growth, quality and success of the program operation, its students, and a staff of 4. Must be a positive role model, a fun-loving educator and care-taker, and a natural leader with excellent communication skills.ABOUT HOMES FOR THE HOMELESS, INC.
Homes for the Homeless, Inc. (HFH) is a non-profit social services organization operating family shelters throughout NYC that serve as a hub of opportunity for families both residing in shelter as well as those in the neighboring community. On-site programs range from childcare, early childhood education centers, afterschool clubs and programs, and youth recreation activities, such as sports teams, to housing assistance, case management, parenting workshops, career and job vocational training, support groups and substance abuse assistance, and family engagement and recreation events for the whole family. We invite you to visit our website, www.hfhnyc.org, to learn more about our facilities and programs.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that the program maintains an emotionally and physically safe environment for youth that meets all compliance and safety requirements set forth by the organization, funders, and applicable laws.
  • Develop a combination of program activities to provide academic tutoring and support, sports, fitness and wellness activities, and arts instruction.
  • Organize special events, including showcases that highlight student achievement and culturally enriching field trips.
  • Implement innovative and age-appropriate curricula, enrichment activities, and theme-based projects.
  • Liaise with the Department of Education and the Department of Social Services
  • Develop and manage relationships with local schools and community providers.
  • Support the hiring, supervision, and evaluation of staff.
    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Associate or Bachelor degree in related fields (education, psychology, social work, recreation or physical education).
    • Supervisory experience.
    • Teaching or afterschool management experience preferred.
    • Must pass pre-employment background investigation including but not limited to fingerprinting, employment history, and criminal background check.
    • Experience working with low-income and at-risk youth.
    • Excellent organizational and planning skills.
    • Knowledge and ability to utilize computer and related technology efficiently.
    • Ability to resolve conflicts and negotiate solutions.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with program staff and community partners.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and interpersonal skills required.
      COMPENSATION/EEO:In order to attract and retain a high-performance workforce, Homes for the Homeless offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment, with a focus on ensuring an appropriate work-life balance. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance (including medical, dental, and vision), an employer-funded 403(b) retirement plan, commuter benefits, life insurance, Work/Life Assistance Program, 3 weeks paid vacation, and ample personal and sick leave.
      Homes for the Homeless is committed to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of dignity and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment, and prohibit any form of discrimination or harassment based on age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, arrest or conviction, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.
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Keywords: HOMES FOR THE HOMELESS, INC, New Rochelle , Education Manager- North Bronx, Education / Teaching , Bronx, New York

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