New View Education Specialist
Job Summary: Operate within a professional, trauma informed and client-centered environment. Serve as the liaison between the agency program and the NYC DOE. Communicate with the schools of origin for the children in the facility and advocate for their needs. Provide tutoring / educational enhancement to various ages, including pre-school aged children through age 12. Work within multi-disciplinary team to develop goals inclusive of all children’s educational needs and ensuring that they are appropriately placed to avoid and eliminate any risk to their educational development.
- Establish a collaborative and interactive relationship with the Department of Education, Committee on Special Education and Committee for Preschool Education and all other related services.
- Establish immediate communication with the child’s school of origin to assure minimal disruption to education.
- Attend case specific parent/teachers school conferences and other education, related conferences.
- Document communication with schools and related collaterals, as well as children and their families in appropriate record.
- Assist in obtaining report cards and individual educational plans from DOE.
- Attend educational forums at New York City Children’s Services or any other institution.
- Provide appropriate educational activities for pre-school aged children.
- Provide tutoring / enhancement as needed
- Complete educational assessments as appropriate
- Other duties as assigned
- Masters in education preferred
- Must possess comprehensive knowledge of New York City’s Board of Education and has the ability to negotiate all aspects of this system to access services for identified clients.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Access, Excel and Word.
- For this role, COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the job
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY STATEMENT
It is the policy of Sheltering Arm that the Agency wholly complies with the equal treatment of all employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination as to an individual’s perceived or actual race, creed, color, national origin, alienate, citizenship status, gender, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, or veteran status in all employment decisions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and apprenticeship, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to complete all standard administrative and support tasks including but not limited to climbing up and down stairs, operation of computers/phones/fax/printer/copy machine, and the ability to lift boxes, furniture, and equipment up to 30lbs. Must be able to travel from the various locations and sites of Sheltering Arms.