Education Specialist

Family Help Center Daycare has an opening for their Education Specialist position.  The Education Specialist is responsible to oversee lesson plans that implement age-appropriate activities, nurture, teach and care for children who have not yet entered Kindergarten.  Education Specialist will learn an evidence-based program (Teacher-Child Interaction Training / TCIT) that ensures a higher quality of care, including creating a positive environment with more support and fewer interruptions, helping children gain social and emotional strength; limiting classroom disruptions and helping children reach their potential by focusing on progress – not failure.  The Education Specialist is responsible for the direct care and safety of the children in the Daycare Program. 

Requirements:

  • Education: Current New York State Teaching Certification Birth through Grade 2, Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or its equivalent
  • Training and Experience:
    • Minimum of two years of child care, early childhood or related programs.  
    • Must complete a minimum of thirty (30) hours of training every two years.  
      • Fifteen (15) hours of such training must be received during the first six (6) months of employment.  
      • Training must address the topics outlined in section 418-1.14 Training of the New York State Office of Children & Families Services (NYS OCFS) Daycare Regulations.
    • Meets all applicable NYS OCFS licensing regulations.
    • Able to work effectively with children/youth with behavioral, emotional and/or mental health challenges and their families.

 

FLSA Classification: Exempt. Full-time (40 hours per week) salaried position.

 Please submit your cover letter (including salary requirement) and resume to Family Help Center at info@familyhelpcenter.net, or mail it to Family Help Center, Attention DAYCARE, 60 Dingens Street, Buffalo, NY  14206

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