Berkshire Farm Center Bilingual Educational Coordinator (Merraine Group) in Glenmont, New York
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The Educational Coordinator is responsible for the overall management of
the educational program conducted for youth and the oversight of all
teachers and teacher's assistants to ensure a successful education
program for youth in the UAC program.
Goal of our Sheltered Hearts Program
Our goal is to provide safe and timely reunification for a child and
their family or suitable sponsor.
In partnership with the Department of Health and Human Services, the
Sheltered Hearts Program provides family reunification and short-term
shelter for children who have entered the United States without a
guardian. Children reside in our family-style cottage located on our
2,000-acre campus while our bilingual staff provide a safe and nurturing
environment for children.
Accountable for day-to-day supervision of teaching staff.
Responsible for developing a structured Monday through Friday classroom
setting which concentrates primarily on the development of basic
academic competencies and secondarily on English Language Training.
Lead in the oversight of basic academic areas should including Science,
Social Studies, Math, Reading, Writing and Physical Education.
Responsible for managing and monitoring time management including
approving timecard, approving time off requests, completing weekly staff
schedules, projecting overtime, and submitting reports.
Monitors program budget and petty cash to ensure expenses do not exceed
Coordinates and conducts searches for out of program youth.Reviews
documentation including but not limited to whereabouts sheets, incident
reports, logs and youth schedules.
Facilitates and participates in various meetings and committees
including but not limited to team meetings, staff meetings, and core
treatment team meetings.
Adheres to agency policies and procedures; promotes and supports agency
mission, vision and values including participating in internal surveys
and data collection for continuous improvement initiatives.
Complies will all federal, state and local laws and regulations,
including those or ORR, ICE and the NYS Office of Children and Family
Master's degree in education required
5-10 years' experience overseeing an educational program
Supervisory experience required
Must have a current, valid driver's license per Agency guidelines.
Fluent in English/Spanish with excellent verbal and written
Ability to work with economically and culturally diverse population.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate
against employees or applicants because they have inquired about,
discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or
applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation
information of other employees or applicants as a part of their
essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or
applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to
compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a
formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation,
proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by
the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to
furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Berkshire Farm Center & Services for Youth (BFCSY) is an Equal
Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to
excellence through diversity. BFCSY takes affirmative actions as an
equal opportunity employer to attract, promote, and retain the most
fully qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex
(including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions) sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, transgendered status, age,
national origin, marital status, citizenship, physical and mental
disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or
carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance,
domestic violence victim status, a disabled, special, recently
separated, active duty wartime, campaign badge, Armed Forces service
medal veteran, or any other characteristics protected under applicable