Program Manager, Early Childhood

Connecticut, United States
12 May 2020
End of advertisement period
12 Jul 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Focus:

The Early Childhood RULER Program Manager contributes to the design, implementation, evaluation, and dissemination of the Center’s Early Childhood initiatives and partnerships. The individual will also serve as a point of contact to current and prospective partners.

Please upload as an attachment with your application a presentation that you authored.

Essential Duties

  1. Lead and run RULER trainings.  
  2. Develop culturally relevant curricular content for RULER that is aligned to CCSS, CASEL, Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) standards.  
  3. Coach school and district clients to support and ensure fidelity of implementation of RULER.
  4. Work closely with the School Initiatives and Evaluation and Assessment teams to support program assessment and evaluation.
  5. Serve as point of contact for current and prospective clients.
  6. Documents trainings, communication with clients, etc.  
  7. Manage staff including training and supervision of full time employees, consultants, and student workers.
  8. Develop and maintain budget related to project.
  9. May perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology or related field and 3 years of teaching experience or experience working in a school environment or an equivalent combination of education and experience. ​

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Proven experience working in an early childhood setting (infant/toddler-3rd grade) creating and implementing age appropriate curriculum materials.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Ability to translate youth development theory and emotional intelligence theory into practice.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Well-developed oral and written communications skills with a strong attention to detail.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Ability to contribute meaningfully to a multi-disciplinary team to respond to Center and schools' needs and to get results with regard to content development and implementation fidelity at schools.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Demonstrated experience coaching and facilitating professional development training and workshops.

Preferred Education, Experience and Skills:

Develop and maintain budgets to ensure cost efficient practices and longevity of project. Proficient speaking and understanding of Spanish.

Required Licenses or Certifications

Valid driver’s license.

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