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Family Service Association - Fall River Education Coordinator *Sign on bonus* in Fall River, Massachusetts

Family Service Association is a comprehensive private, non-profit social service agency dedicated to the development and implementation of services designed to provide strength and support to individuals and families throughout southeastern Massachusetts. Headquartered in Fall River, Family Service Association strives to increase the capacity of individuals and families to cope with the stresses of family life and interpersonal relationships in a positive, productive and health-improving manner. This agency is a leading provider of professional social services in the South Coast region of Massachusetts, with a 130-year tradition of high quality.

Family Service Association has a full time (35 hours per week) opening for an Education Coordinator at our Kids Academy located in Fall River, MA.

The Education Coordinator is responsible for curriculum oversight and staff development/scheduling at Kids Academy and grant funded initiatives within the program. Responsibilities include ensuring appropriate curriculum activities that provide a safe, nurturing, and academically enriching environment while maintaining compliance with any and all applicable standards and mentoring staff on classroom implementation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all education staff related to ensuring staff/children ratios, staff observations, staff schedules, and curriculum implementation.

  • Oversee and maintain a high quality, inclusive, and comprehensive curriculum that meets standards from EEC, NAEYC, FSA, and QRIS.

  • Work closely with the Program Director to identify external specialists, field trips, family involvement, special events, and approving lesson plans.

  • Provide coverage in the classroom and front desk as needed.

  • Supervise classroom compliance with Department of Early Education and Care Standards, FSA Policies, QRIS, PQR, and NAEYC accreditation standards.

  • Prepare ordering for ongoing classroom supplies, grant funded materials/supplies and submit to the Program Director.

  • Ensure staff ratios, planning time lunch break, and sick/vacation coverage are met.

  • Compile accurate and timely program documentation for the Program Director including staff time sheets, facility checklist reviews, staff & classroom observations, education staff schedules, and lesson plans.

  • Address behavior problems within the classroom including development and implementation of behavior management plans and report to the Program Director if suspension/probation and parent meetings are needed.

  • Manage, maintain, and complete necessary paperwork for Teaching Strategies Gold.

  • Assist Program Director with EEC licensing and NAEYC accreditation.

  • Ensure that scheduled curriculum activities are implemented as outlined.

  • Oversee the usage of electronics in the classroom.

  • Attend required meetings and professional development trainings as necessary to this position.

  • Maintain regular communication with parents, staff, and agency.

  • Respond to reasonable expectation of the Agency and/or supervisor.

Education and Experience:

Education Coordinator must meet all EEC requirements of a Director I or Director II.

This is a benefits eligible position. Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance, short term and long term disability insurance, 403(b), flexible spending account, life insurance and a generous time off package including eleven paid holidays.

*Family Service Association offers a sign on bonus for this position**

Family Service Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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