Two Generation Education Coordinator - Tenders Global

Two Generation Education Coordinator

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International Rescue Committee

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Requisition ID: req46928

Job Title: Two Generation Education Coordinator

Sector: Education

Employment Category: Regular

Employment Type: Part-Time

Compensation: USD 26.30 – 28.00 Hourly

Location: Atlanta, GA USA

Work Arrangement:

Job Description

Job Overview: The Two Generation Education Coordinator oversees the daily operations of the IRC in Atlantas Early Childhood and Family Education programming within the Adult Education Department. The Adult Education Program supports families participating in onsite services with onsite child-watch / childcare as well as presenting family literacy curriculum to both children and their parents to prepare families with the knowledge they will need to be successful upon entering the public school system. The Coordinator will oversee and manage part-time staff specialists, interns, and volunteers as they provide supportive activities for the children in the program and work to promote child development best-practices with parents. The Coordinator is responsible for maintaining effective curricula and teaching practices across program areas. The program expects that both adult and child participants will have basic to intermediate English language proficiency and communicating through interpretation may be required for certain activities. This position will be starting at part-time, non-exempt, 30-hours per week, though with possibility of increased hours in the future, and reports directly to the Adult Education Program Supervisor.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Program and People Management:
  • Oversee the delivery of high quality, effective family education and child-watch services to clients via a team of early childhood education and childcare service providers.Coordinate the team in accordance with IRCs People Manager Standards.
  • Provide training for program volunteers and interns.
  • Supervise number of staff, volunteers, and interns.
  • Ensure client and program data is collected consistently, managed appropriately, and reported accurately in accordance with program reporting requirements set by IRC.

Service Coordination:

  • Conduct family outreach, recruitment, and support retention efforts for the program.
  • Support new student intake and orientation processes.
  • Manage delivery of the SafeCare project including schedule, delivery, and reporting. Coordinate with staff providers, interested and eligible families, and in-person interpretation for enrollment and orientation, sessions both at the IRC office and at client homes.

Program and Curriculum Development:

  • Develop and organize standardized activities and curriculum for the early childhood and child-watch space, identify improvements, and implement refinements to support the delivery of effective, research-based practices.

Data & Reporting:

  • Work closely with management and instructional staff to ensure compliance with all program standards and grant requirements through ensuring accurate tracking of student registration, assessments, daily attendance, and other data metrics.
  • Assist with the preparation of program reports (quantitative and narrative) and assist with program fundraising efforts to expand the reach and effectiveness of services.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with IRC management on the status of adult education programs and provide timely reports on client progress, program successes and needs, and staffing.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education:

  • University degree (4-year) required; graduate degree (M.A., M.S., M.Ed. or higher) in education, TESOL/ESOL, or social work strongly preferred.
  • Completion of a certificate in early childhood education or in child development or a related certificate is strongly preferred.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum two (2) years of teaching experience working in an education setting with multicultural populations and/or refugees.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of related curriculum development.
  • Minimum of one (1) year supervising and managing staff in an educational setting strongly preferred.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong desire to support vulnerable individuals and families and enthusiasm for working in a multi-cultural setting.
  • Enthusiasm for early childhood education and language learning, with children and their families.
  • An understanding of the principles of early childhood development and an ability to adapt and develop curriculum to meet the needs of immigrant and refugee families.
  • An understanding of the principles of adult education with experience in curriculum development.
  • An understanding of safety and safeguarding best practices when working with children and vulnerable populations.
  • An interest in immigrant and refugee and asylee issues and the resettlement process.
  • Strong communication abilities, including the ability to lead groups of students and oversee community volunteers.
  • Comfortable working in a cross-cultural environment and with adult and child language learners, sometimes with little or no English proficiency.
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently on projects, and follow through on critical tasks.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment, sometimes co-teaching and sometimes facilitating learning through interpretation.
  • Strong time-management skills and comfortability with computer and web-based communication platforms.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. Bi-lingual abilities in a language spoken by an IRC client group is desired.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with stakeholders at all levels.

Working Environment:

  • An office workspace with integrated adult classrooms and childcare spaces.
  • Some local and domestic travel as needed for meetings and conferences.


Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget.  Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal. 

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances. 

Professional Standards: The IRC and IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way Global Standards for Professional Conduct. These are Integrity, Service, Equality and Accountability. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days (depending on role and tenure), medical insurance starting at $145 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus a 3-7% base IRC contribution (3 year vesting), disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles. 

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