The Salvation Army

  • Education Specialist

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Job ID
    Education, Training, and Library Occupations
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Classification: Full-Time, Non-Exempt, 37.5 hours/week , M-F, 10:30 – 6:30 p.m. during the school year,

    8:30 a.m.-3:30 during the summer day camp program and 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. when program is not in session.


    Job Focus: 

    Responsible to develop curriculum and distribute lesson plans to site coordinators, to conduct and monitor Curriculum Based Measurement Assessments on student participants, to maintain a database to monitor the results of assessments, and to develop and implement appropriate academic intervention strategies for those students determined to be “at risk” academically for their grade level. Provide administrative support as needed to the Education Coordinator and assist with student recruitment



    • Changing the lives of the low-income students
    • Generous paid time off every year that includes Holidays, Accrued Vacation and Sick time
    • Comprehensive health care coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays and deductibles
    • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans including Short Term Disability, AFLAC and Voluntary Term Life 


    • An understanding of and passion for The Salvation Army’s mission and ministry
    • Bachelor’s degree in Education required
    • Strong experience using Microsoft Excel; ability to create spreadsheets, formulas, charts, tables, etc.
    • Strong experience using current Microsoft Office software such as Word and PowerPoint
    • Proficient writing, time management, speaking and organizational skills
    • Two-plus years of working with elementary/middle school aged children
    • One or more years of working in an afterschool program setting preferred
    • Current first aid, CPR, communicable disease and child abuse training preferred
    • Patient and energetic
    • A positive, contagious “can-do” attitude
    • Ability to maintain ODJFS standards for employees and program operation if applicable
    • A valid Ohio Driver’s license and the ability to obtain and maintain driving privileges per Salvation Army insurance standards


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