As the first settlement house in the nation and for over 130 years, University Settlement has been empowering New York residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.
Family Child Care Network (FCCN) and Department of Education (DOE) view family childcare as a respected and valued profession within the early care and education system in New York City. We seek to support and enhance the existing strengths of family childcare as birth-4 programs that promote continuous and responsive relationships, strengthen early learning skills, build resilience, and lay the foundation for all future learning. The primary role of the Education Director is to oversee the Network educational services for families and affiliated providers.
What You Will Be Doing:
Oversee all educational services in FCCN settings to ensure compliance with funders
Supervise the work of all FCCN education staff; be a mentor to providers
Facilitate meetings with staff and providers
Ensure the timely documentation of all coaching sessions.
Create curriculum to meet the individual needs of all children
Ensure staff have the knowledge and tools to support providers in data management and support its use for curriculum and lesson planning.
Coordinate and implement required professional learning days all providers and education staff.
Participate in professional development delivered by the Department of Education.
Support the Director with the program
Assist with program self-assessment
Maintain relationships with community partners
Why you should join our team:
You’re part of a mission driven organization that empowers and advocates for the community
20 Vacation; 12 sick days, and 2 personal days
Comprehensive medical and dental coverage
Flexible Spending Account and Pre- Tax Commuter Program
403b retirement plan with up to a 6% employer match
What We Are Looking For:
You have a Masters in Early Childhood Education and NYS certified in early childhood or childhood education.
You have experience working in family childcare and/or with infants and toddlers.
You can travel within FCC Network catchment area.
You thrive in a busy environment and able to shift gears when needed.
You build relationships- you’re a leader, mentor, coach, and able to inspire others.
You are willing to be an advocate for your program, participants and community.
You have a strong commitment to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
Additional Salary Information: High 60s commensurate with experience, plus generous benefits
Internal Number: 1975
About University Settlement Society of NY
University Settlement is one of New York City's most dynamic social justice institutions, with an impressive legacy as the first settlement house in the nation. For 130 years, University Settlement has been an anchor in the low-income and immigrant communities where we work, offering pioneering programs in early childhood care and education, youth development, eviction prevention, literacy, theater and visual arts, senior services, and mental health. Each year, we engage over 40,000 New Yorkers through our network of 30 sites in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Our mission is to empower residents by building on their strengths through comprehensive, quality services that meet the current needs of the community; innovation that anticipates future needs; and advocacy to improve the community as a whole.