EARLY CHILDHOOD MANAGER - ANTICIPATED

Paul Rodrigues Administration Buildilng

New Bedford Public Schools

New Bedford, Massachusetts

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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
  • Job Category : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
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