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Coordinator of Early Educational Services

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Odyssey House, Inc.
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New York, NY
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Published 20 days ago

MAJOR FUNCTIONS: 

The Coordinator of Early Educational Services is responsible for the day to day operation and coordination of all Odyssey House early educational services. She/he is responsible for oversight of job performance, guidance of all program employees and for the direct supervision of designated subordinate staff. She/he is responsible for maintaining compliance with New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, the Bureau of Child Care regulations and assuring that early educational services are delivered in accordance with Odyssey House organizational standards. 

SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Develop and monitor program systems, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain good relations with and act as liaison to the regulatory body, partnering agencies, referral sources, the community-at-large, and the corporate officers. 
  • Prepares informational material and documents for prospective parents. 
  • Responsible for screening, assessment and school enrollment of all children newly admitted into the program. 
  • Supervise the maintenance of adequate and up-to-date school records on all children, as well as supervise record-keeping responsibilities of staff in accordance with applicable regulatory standards and Odyssey House policies. 
  • Acts as child advocate, assuring that all children’s rights are respected and that all parent’s grievances and complaints are addressed in a timely and equitable manner in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ensure support coverage for facility and maintain on call telephone accessibility on an ongoing basis.
  • Responsible for all personnel actions, including recruitment, hiring, evaluation, promotion, disciplinary action and separation of program staff. This includes tracking all medical records and DOH requirements.
  • Assures that all program staff members are adequately trained by providing and implementing formal orientation plans to all newly hired subordinate staff.  
  • Provides direct supervision for designated staff as per Odyssey House policies. 
  • Prepare written annual evaluations on staff under his/her supervision. Review evaluations with all program staff. Conduct regular administrative meetings with staff.
  • Provide ongoing training for program staff and participate in Odyssey House in-service trainings.
  • Responsible for coordinating all classroom meals, including menu preparation, and for the timely completion of all school lunch form documentation.
  • Responsible for ensuring the overall cleanliness and maintenance of the classrooms and to
  • ensure compliance with safety and physical plant standards. 
  • Comply with all Department of Health regulations and participate in the certification process. 
  • Lead quality management activities including assuring that all Quality Assurance and Incident Reporting activities are conducted in accordance with Odyssey House policies and applicable regulatory standards. 
  • Prepare all proposals and reports as needed including monthly reports and an annual work plan. 
  • Other relevant duties as assigned by the Director of Vocational & Educational Services. 

  

REQUIREMENTS: EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE,

SKILLS AND ABILITIES  

  • New York State Initial or Permanent Certification (N-6) and a Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education required; 
  • Experience working with families and children with special needs aged newborn to five and 
  • A minimum of two years experience as a group teacher in a program for children under five years of age; 
  • One (1) year of early educational supervisory and administrative experience preferred. 
  • Knowledge of NYC Department of Health Regulations and codes required. 
  • Knowledge of OASAS and ACS protocol. NYS Central Registry Check and fingerprint clearance required. 
  • Must have completed Child Abuse Reporting and School Safety and Violence Trainings. 
  • Proficiency with computer operation (Microsoft Word, Excel, Electronic Health Record and Outlook programs). 
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule. This position will require availability as needed including on call responsibilities. 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS: 

The Coordinator of Early Educational Services is responsible for the day to day operation and coordination of all Odyssey House early educational services. She/he is responsible for oversight of job performance…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    Master's Degree Required

Salary

Commensurate based on experience, plus a generous benefits package!

Benefits

Why Join Our Team:

·        You believe in holistic approaches to treating mental illness/substance use

·        You are invigorated by working within the rehabilitation industry

·        Generous PTO Package

·        403(b) Deferred Contribution Plan

·        Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

·        Life Insurance

·        Short/Long Term Disability

·        Flexible Spending Account

·        Employee Assistant Plan

·        Plum Benefits

·        Corporate Counseling Associates (CCA) EAP

·        And so much more!

Why Join Our Team:

·        You believe in holistic approaches to treating mental illness/substance use

·        You are invigorated by working within the rehabilitation industry

·        Generous PTO…

Location

On-site
13 Hell Gate Cir, New York, NY 10035, USA

How to Apply

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Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to APPLY!

Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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