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Education Manager

Education Manager

Job ID 
Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Compensation Min 
USD $62,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Max 
USD $70,000.00/Yr.
Regular Full-Time

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  • Traveling to all programs to monitor staff and program clients
  • Provide high quality supervision of all Early Childcare and youth services staff, including: completing written performance evaluations and ensuring all staff receives State mandated trainings and orientations.
  • Work with the Retention Specialist to ensure 100 % enrollment at all early childcare and youth programs.
  • Responsible for maintaining retention and the program budgets are solvent. Work within the policies and procedures, and the Performance Standards and regulations of: Administration for Children's Services (ACS), Child & Adult Care Food Program (CACFP), Depa11ment of Health (DOH), Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD), and Department of Education (DOE), in order to satisfactorily interpret and enforce those policies, regulations, and standards.
  • Ensuring your staff are maintaining all funding source protocols regarding staff clearances and background checks.
  • Provide administrative oversight to the CACFP program to include, but not limited to, data collection, monthly billing, audit visits, training, and compliance.
  • Meet regularly with Corps Officers and Program Directors to make sure programs are in full compliance with Salvation Army protocols as well as keeping Corps Officers informed of the required contracted protocol s of funders, ACS, DYCD, and DOE.
  • Facilitate quarterly meetings between Corps Officers who host partnership services and the staff of those programs (Child Care, GAINS).
  • Meet with Corps Officers and Program Directors to assist in formulation of budgets and work scopes, preparing budgets and, when necessary, budget modifications.
  • Provide administrative support to all Day Care Directors. In concert with Corps Officers (where applicable),
  • Maintain relationship with Salvation Army department heads/program directors, advocacy organizations, collaborative agencies and the public.
  • Monitor legislation and administrative regulations affecting Day Care and Create and implement au annual strategic plan
  • Implement quality improvement programs and outcome based management to improve the overall quality and performance of programs. is to include but not be limited to curriculum, administration, recordkeeping, parent involvement, work retention, recruitment,enrollment and union relations.
  • Research and apply for supplemental funding in addition to the contracts. Design and implement strategies to recruit, train and retain staff.
  • In concert with Day Care Directors, design and implement strategies to recruit and retain children
  • Increase the integration of Day Care services with Corps programs for those centers located within Corps centers.
  • Plan, promote and implement the annual staff training of day care staff Provide financial management of the day care centers Research and monitor 'best practices' in the day care field to keep The Salvation Army competitive.
  • The Early Childcare & Youth Education Manager: serves as a collaborative liaison between the Corps Community Center's Corps Officers, the Greater Academic Incentives to Nurture Success (GAINS) After School, Child Care Programs management and staff, Divisional Headquarters leadership, and our funding partners, to ensure a supportive, high quality practice through procedure development/monitoring and support of these programs. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status





  • Master Degree in Education, Social Work or Management/Economics/Business/or Administration.
  • 15 + years of experience in Early Childcare and Youth Services Education
  • Knowledge of Computer Skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and fiscal software
  • Knowledge and experience working with primary program funders (ACS, DYCD and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Knowledge of maintaining a program budgets and client enrollment