Children of America
  • 07-Nov-2017 to 06-Jan-2018 (EST)
  • Queens Village
  • Queens Village, NY, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Field Education Specialist


Work where you make a difference!


If you're looking for a place where you can grow in your career, in your personal life Children of America (COA) may be just the place for you.


A strong, talented staff is at the heart of COA's childcare system. We are a private employer with more than 2,500 employees and operate daycare facilities in twelve states in the mid-west, northeast and North Carolina. Our employees are dedicated to impacting the lives of the children and families we serve. Our staff is the reason for our outstanding reputation as both a quality employer and superior childcare organization. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, and compassionate educational programming every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue in the same tradition of excellence.


With multiple locations in DE., IL., MA., MD., OH., IL NY., NJ., SC., PA., VA., and WI. we are actively recruiting for a Field Educational Specialist to oversee operations in a select region.


Field Education Specialist


The Field Education Specialist uses a specialized body of knowledge to support the daily functions of our school facilities including, educational programs, supporting management team, training, day-to-day operations, reinforcing tactics at the school level to maintain enrollment goals, creating a

customer-service environment, generating reports and overall supervision. This positon reports to the V.P. of Operations, provides effective and inspiring leadership to school management and staff,

is be a problem-solver and helps to maintain compliance with licensing regulations. 


Required Criteria 

  • Solid educational background which meets federal and state requirements for child care licensing
  • Must have Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.



Preferred Criteria 

  • Master's Degree preferred. 
  • NY State Teaching Degree in Either
    • Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2)
    • Nursery, Kindergarten and Grades 1-6
    • Prekindergarten-Grade 6 certification; or
    • Students with Disabilities (Birth-Grade 2)
  • Must pass a full background check
  • At least 15 years of professional experience.
  • At least three-five years of previous supervisory and multi-site management experience and demonstrated experience and skill in communication, leadership and organization. 
  • Prefer working knowledge of Pro Care software.
  • A working knowledge of the assigned state's child care licensing codes.
  • Must be able to travel to specified assigned facilities.


We offer a strong & competitive benefit package that includes the following: 

  • Comprehensive healthcare including Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Employee Childcare Discount Program
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Life, Accident, & Disability Insurance Plan coverage
  • A 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, sick time and company Paid Holidays
  • Employee Referral Program and bonus compensation
  • Exclusive discounts at Avis Rent a Car
  •  "Alpha Perks": discounts with retailers, entertainment, hotels, pet insurance, identity theft & prepaid legal services and savings on home and auto insurance.


Children of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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