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|Position:||Program Specialist Early Steps to School Success|
|Company:||Save the Children|
|Job Location(s):||New Orleans, LA|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Starting Salary Range:|
|Required Education:||Bachelor's Degree|
|Required Experience:||3 years|
|Required Security Clearance:||None|
|Related Categories:||Education - Preschool, Childcare/Daycare/Nannies, Executive/Senior Level Mgmt|
|Program Specialist Early Steps to School Success|
|Location:||US - LA - New Orleans|
The Program Specialist, ESSS is the on-the-ground Save the Children (SC) staff member providing technical and management assistance to partners to ensure the effective coordination, implementation and monitoring of early childhood education programming. Under the supervision of the Senior ECD Specialist and working as a team member within the State based staff, the Program Specialist oversees the implementation of the integrated programming at approximately 5 partner sites and serves as the liaison with the Head Start program in Louisiana. (The number of sites will vary by location and the levels of guidance and support required to partners will vary depending on the specific needs of the partner.) Specific responsibilities include coordinating with the Senior ECD Specialist & State based staff to identify new partner sites and conduct site assessments; guiding new partners through the start-up process of the two programs; providing training and technical assistance to partners to ensure high-quality programs; monitoring partner progress and performance to ensure that they are achieving program objectives; consulting with Senior ECD Specialist, State team members as needed, to resolve complex issues; and, ensuring compliance with subgrant terms and conditions.
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In 2010, we improved the lives of over 64 million children in need in the United States and around the world. Our goal is to reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012. Join our dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.
Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more.
We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.