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EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST - Mesa - Full Time

at Child Crisis Arizona

Pay: $14.85 to $18.55/hour
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Posted: 2/28/2020
Job Status: Full Time
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Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Follows agency guidelines and policies.

• Establishes and maintains positive relationships with all children, and maintains awareness of each child’s status at all times.

• Establishes and maintains positive and professional relationships with Agency staff and outside Agency contacts.

• Oversees the development of educational enrichment and support for children in care.

• Completes comprehensive educational and developmental screenings as necessary.

• Attends and participates in agency related meetings and trainings as appropriate.

• Maintains daily duties related to the educational and developmental needs of children in care.

• Develops and implements a curriculum for the preschool program including gross motor, fine motor, and cognitive activities in a child-oriented environment.

• Assists in the development and implementation of Toddler individualized and group developmental goals.

• Participates and contributes to ongoing information regarding each child’s cognitive and behavioral developmental needs.

• In coordination with Supervisors and Child Development Specialists, plans and implements Preschool enrichment outings.

• Coordinates daily coverage for staff and volunteers regarding participation in the preschool program.

• Provides guidance to Child Development Specialists related to their duties in the preschool classroom.

• Oversees the volunteers assigned to the tutoring program.

• Meets with teachers, maintains appropriate contact with other agency staff and team members, participates and attends IEP’s to ensure the success of children in the educational setting.

• Participates in ongoing professional education specifically related to the effects of child abuse and neglect upon children as assigned.

• Maintains records and provide monthly and quarterly tutor statistics as required.

• Facilitates Life Skills classes for Big Kids and Middlers.

• Coordinates with Program Specialist relating to life skills classes for school ages children.

• Keeps Shelter Manager informed of critical concerns and requests assistance as appropriate.

• Models Center’s expectation for sensitivity and competency relating to diversity and cultural awareness.

Qualifications

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

• Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Early Education or a related field

• 1 year relevant experience

• Infant-toddler experience a plus.

• Must be able to display verbal and written communication skills that meet the requirements of the position and needs of clients.

• Must have a valid driver’s license, a 5 year clean MVR and be able to be added to the Agency’s vehicle insurance policy.

• Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds.

• Computer experience in a Windows environment required.

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