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Education Specialist

Child Care Council

o   New York State Training and Technical Assistance Professional Credential awarded by NYSAEYC or qualify to obtain the credential within 60 days and a current professional profile in the Aspire Registry.

o   Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Education including a minimum of 12 credits in Early Childhood Education.

o   2 years of experience in adult education/mentoring in the field of early childhood and 3-5 years of experience in a child care center as a lead teacher, assistant director, or director.

o   Excellent oral and written communication skills, outstanding customer service skills and experience in making presentations to large and small groups of adult learners.

o   Knowledge of and experience interacting with individuals of different ethnic and cultural groups.

o   Demonstrated knowledge of child growth and development, a variety of curriculum strategies, and understanding of educational theories and philosophy.

o   Must be capable in formulating and carrying out effective work plans; facilitate the coordination of multiple tasks and manage a variety of projects simultaneously; must be able to foster team-building and to work effectively as part of a team.

o   Ability to communicate effectively with families, employees, other professionals, government agencies, higher education institutions and other professional organizations in a positive, pleasant, professional and productive manner in writing, by telephone, and in personal contacts.

o   Write effective reports and business correspondence.

o   Must be able to operate a personal computer and use programs including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

o   Effective problem-solving capability.

o   Capacity to perform all required functions and responsibilities accurately, completely, and in a timely fashion.

o   Maintain a clean driving record and have full daily use of a reliable vehicle.


JOB PURPOSE – To develop, provide, evaluate and update educational program offerings for adults who work in or aspire to work in or wish to start businesses in the field of early childhood education in centers, family and group family homes, school age programs, nursery schools and other programs serving young children.




Develop, schedule and conduct workshops, seminars and other educational training for adults related to childcare for birth-12 yr. olds.
Teach courses based on the customer’s needs, including daytime, up to 2 evenings a week and occasional Saturdays on a regular basis.
Provide in-person, email and phone support for childcare providers and other early childhood professionals for the purpose of technical assistance and/or practice based coaching.
Appropriately document all activities and compile information needed for the CCR&R quarterly report.
Coordinate and participate in committees and meetings with other professionals in the early childhood community.
Attend on-going training and professional conferences related to early childhood education for age groups infants, toddlers, preschool and school age.
Work in cooperation with Education Team members to develop an annual plan of program offerings to meet the current needs and expectations of the provider community in the council’s 3 county service area, and to conform to the regulations of New York State in terms of categories required.
Use multiple assessment and observation tools for child care settings to assist in the enhancement of quality services. Provide assistance in the use of the tools and deliver intensive technical assistance to child care providers at their site.
Create and proofread print and electronic publications such as the newsletter, course calendar and other marketing materials.
Attend and actively participate in departmental and agency staff meetings, visibility events in the community, and other council meetings and events as required.
Assume other duties as needed or required to support the council in its efforts to be a resource for child care related services.
Please send resume to Kristin Perrone at [email protected]



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