Program Support LLC Family Child Care Network and Department of Education (DOE) view family child care 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 child care 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 all of the Network educational services for families and affiliated providers.
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Oversee all educational services in affiliated Family Child Care (FCC) settings to ensure compliance with Department of Education and the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS).
Supervise the work of all FCCN education staff (e.g. Educational Specialist and Family Worker).
Develop, adapt, and provide guidance to affiliated providers on the implementation of an evidence-based curriculum for mixed-age group settings that meets the individual needs of all children.
Create, review, and adapt appropriate curriculum supports that foster hands-on developmentally appropriate and relationship-based interactions with all children by affiliated providers.
Provide strength-based coaching visits to all affiliated providers to ensure adherence to curriculum guidelines and implementation.
Ensure that all affiliated provider home visits are documented in a timely manner and are aligned with the DOE’s
Early Childhood Framework for Quality (EFQ).
Skills: . Willingness to travel within FCC Network catchment area. . Time management skills are essential. . Ability to multitask . Must be a team player . Appreciation for the unique needs of the family child care community.
Qualifications: . MSED in Early Childhood Education (required) . Teacher certification in the early childhood or childhood grades (required) . Experience working in family child care and/or with infants and toddlers (preferred)
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