Program Coordinator - Preschool

Woodfords Family Services Westbrook , ME 04092

Posted 2 weeks ago

Preschool Program Coordinator

Woodfords Family Services has a career opportunity for a full-time, salaried, Preschool Program Coordinator at our Westbrook preschool. The Preschool Program Coordinator is a year-round position. Pay range starts at $48,000.00 annually and caps at $55,000.00

Benefits Offered to the Preschool Program Coordinator

  • Health Insurance (with multiple plan options to meet your needs and gym membership reimbursement)

  • Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Paid Vacation

  • Paid Sick Time

  • Paid Holidays

  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Agency Match

  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits

  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employee

At our Westbrook preschool, children with autism and similar developmental disabilities learn skills to help them function successfully in home, school and community. The curriculum and methods used within our preschools are based on the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Intensive instruction is provided to consumers, ages 2 to 5 years old, with a focus on cognitive skills, communication, play/leisure skills, pre-academics, self-help skills, social skills and behavior management strategies.

About the Role of the Preschool Program Coordinator

The Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day operation of the Westbrook preschool. As Program Coordinator, you will ensure the safety and well-being of the preschool students. You will also:

  • Collaborate with the licensed clinical staff, to develop, plan and implement appropriate educational and medically necessary services related to the child's condition

  • Develop, plan and implement appropriate Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) curriculum and methods, with the assistance of the consulting Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA)

  • Contribute to the development of, and oversee the implementation of each child's Individual Treatment Plan and Individual Education Plan goals and objectives

  • Coordinate admission and intake of children to the preschool

  • Provide supervision of Senior Lead Teachers, Lead Teachers (LT), Ed Tech IIs and IIIs, Administrative Assistants and other assigned staff, directly and indirectly

  • Serve as the liaison with Child Development Services (CDS), school districts and other referral sources

  • Ensure a smooth clinical operation exists in all classrooms; work with Lead Teachers to ensure data collection is reliable, valid, and empirical

  • Support the Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) as necessary to ensure there are appropriate protocols for data collection and support with training staff on Positive Behavior Support plans.

  • Assist in the training of Lead Teachers and Ed Techs to ensure compliance with clinical and regulatory requirements

Qualifications of the Preschool Program Coordinator

  • Master's Degree in early childhood education, special education, psychology or related field preferred, or working toward a Master's level of education

  • 282 Certification recognized by the Maine Department of Education preferred, or eligible for certification

  • Must have previous supervisory experience in a daycare, preschool or school setting

  • Must possess good organization, communication and interpersonal skills

About Woodfords

Woodfords Family Services has been committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families since 1967. For over 50 years, our agency has been Maine's leader in the provision of services for individuals and their families with autism, developmental and intellectual disabilities.

Want to learn more about our agency, programs or employment opportunities?

  • Check out our website: Woodfords Family Services

Take a look at these videos and hear from our staff, consumers and families about how amazing Woodfords is:

  • Our Vision

  • Meet Soren

Additional Opportunities for the Preschool Program Coordinator:

  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services

  • Training and Professional Development

How to Apply:

  • Please provide a cover letter explaining your experience and interest, and also provide a resume
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