Family Health Centers at NYU Langone, a designated Level 3 Medical Home, is the largest federally qualified health center network in New York State, and the second largest in the nation. It includes nine primary care sites, 33 school-based health centers and dental clinics, four day care centers, the nation's largest dental residency program, and New York State's largest behavioral health program. The network also includes 12 community medicine sites providing care to disenfranchised New Yorkers, comprehensive HIV services, chemical dependency programs, and a family support center that offers educational, vocational, and other social support programs. Learn more about Family Health Centers at NYU Langone.
We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Specialist, Early Childhood Development.
In this role, the successful candidate The Early Learning Network (ELN) Developmental and School-Readiness Specialist will bring an early education/social/emotional learning background to develop and support the ELN's professional development and quality control metric. S/he will work with ELN providers and public schools to strengthen transition processes and school readiness for children.
Other related duties as assigned by Promise and Community Empowerment leadership
Work with the Data Research Analyst to integrate longitudinal data system and tracking into ELN programs
Work with development team and Promise leadership on fundraising and grant development for programs directly related to the role. This includes site visits, writing and program development
Develop systems of support for children as the move from early childhood settings through the early grades
Establish and maintain contact with local elementary schools to strengthen connection between ELN early childhood programs and kindergarten
Facilitate professional development for ELN members
Attend ELN monthly meetings
Coordinate ELN quality improvement, including oversight of professional development content and quality improvement consultants who will provide ELN training and coaching
Provide coaching and mentoring to ELN staff based on individualized work plans
Work collaboratively with the ELN to implement a uniform definition of quality and determine corresponding indicators for school readiness. Track this metric over time and work with ELN programs to identify areas of improvement, developing individualized work plans focusing on areas of continuous program improvement with staff of ELN centers
Bachelor's Degree with concentrations in early childhood education or related field
At least three (3) years of experience in early childhood
Master's Degree with concentrations in early childhood education or related field
Bilingual - English/Spanish or English/Chinese
Understanding of issues related to education and working in schools and early childhood centers
Excellent written and public speaking skills, with the ability to convene community groups and consumers
Strong leadership skills
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Family Health Centers at NYU Langone's network provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.
NYU Langone Health is a world-class, patient-centered, integrated academic medical center, known for its excellence in clinical care, research, and education. Included in the 200+ locations throughout the New York area are five inpatient locations: Tisch Hospital, its flagship acute-care facility; Rusk Rehabilitation, ranked as one of the top 10 rehabilitation programs in the country; NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital with all musculoskeletal specialties ranked top 10 in the country; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children's health services; and NYU Langone Hospital—Brooklyn, a full-service teaching hospital and level 1 trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Also part of NYU Langone Health is the Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center, a National Cancer Institute–designated cancer center, and NYU School of Medicine, which since 1841 has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history.