Careers at CCRN

The employees at CCRN value integrity, reliability, collaboration, excellence, and community. We are self-described as a family-friendly culture. If you would like to work in an environment of passionate individuals dedicated to community child care, our open positions are listed for your information and application.

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Education and Training Specialist (Multilingual)

Who We Are:

If you have experience with Child Care and Training, come work at one of Buffalo’s Best Places to Work 2024!

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Child Care Resource Network’s mission is to promote quality, affordable, accessible care and learning for all children by supporting and empowering families, caregivers, education professionals, and employers. We are a family-friendly agency, supporting our employees and their families with excellent benefits and a commitment to making CCRN a great place to work for everyone.

How CCRN Supports Our Employees:

  • Babies at Work program to support new parents and their babies
  • Access to Shared Company vehicles, to minimize wear and tear or mileage on your personal vehicle
  • Generous PTO that begins accruing immediately upon employment
  • 16 days of paid holiday pay, including a floating holiday
  • Competitive Health insurance
  • Discounted Dental and Eyeglass coverage
  • Trainings, Professional Memberships, and Professional Development Classes paid for by CCRN to help your professional growth!

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Education and Training, the Education and Training Specialist is responsible for providing training, technical assistance, and education programs to child care providers of all modalities including school-age.

As An Education and Training Specialist, You Will:

  • Be a great teacher and an engaging speaker
  • Be passionate about learning and educating providers in the community
  • Provide training, coaching, and technical assistance to school-age providers using all modalities
  • Implement professional development training which will include the Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Use feedback from evaluative tools to guide decision making and planning
  • Utilize current research-based and best practice information
  • Meet the diverse needs of providers in the community
  • Develop and implement Education and Training Department programs and initiatives
  • Conduct child care and school-age program observations and assessments
  • Track data related to Education and Training Department programs and initiatives
  • Serve as a member of the Education and Training team and attend meetings and trainings as required
  • Serve on at least one (1) committee supporting our internal and/or external community
  • Serve as a member of the CCRN team and actively participate in required meetings, trainings and outreach events.
  • Carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description, in accordance with the agency’s team philosophy

What You’ll Bring to this Position:

  • Multilingual/Bilingual in English and Spanish or other languages that would support servicing our customers
  • Bachelor Degree in Early Education and/or Childhood Education or related field and three years of direct child care/school-age program experience; or an Associate Degree with six years of direct experience.
  • Minimum one-year experience training adults, including planning and development of curriculum
  • Current New York State Training and Technical Assistance Professional Credential (T-TAP) Credential or plan of action to achieve credential within first year of hire
  • Strong knowledge of child development Birth-12 years.
  • Ability to apply knowledge in varied child care settings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as group presentation skills
  • Excellent human relation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people including the current predominant linguistic, racial and ethnic populations of Erie County
  • Ability to execute assignments with little supervision.
  • Willingness to regularly travel in Erie County
  • Available to work evenings and weekends, as needed

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Valid NYS Driver License and a vehicle with current registration and insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $22.32 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

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Education and Training Specialist (School-Age)

Who We Are:

Child Care Resource Network’s mission is to promote quality, affordable, accessible care and learning for all children by supporting and empowering families, caregivers, education professionals, and employers. We are a family-friendly agency, supporting our employees and their families with excellent benefits and a commitment to making CCRN a great place to work for everyone.

How CCRN Supports Our Employees:

  • Babies at Work program to support new parents and their babies
  • Access to Shared Company vehicles, to minimize wear and tear or mileage on your personal vehicle
  • Generous PTO that begins accruing immediately upon employment
  • 16 days of paid holiday pay, including a floating holiday
  • Competitive Health insurance
  • Discounted Dental and Eyeglass coverage
  • Trainings, Professional Memberships, and Professional Development Classes paid for by CCRN to help your professional growth!

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Education and Training, the Education and Training Specialist is responsible for providing training, technical assistance, and education programs to child care providers of all modalities with a focus on school-age.

As An Education and Training Associate, You Will:

  • Be a great teacher and an engaging speaker
  • Be passionate about learning and educating school-age providers in the community
  • Provide training, coaching, and technical assistance to school-age providers using all modalities
  • Implement professional development training which will include the School-Age Care Credential (SACC)
  • Utilize current research-based and best practice information
  • Use feedback from evaluative tools to guide decision making and planning
  • Meet the diverse needs of school-age providers in the community
  • Implement Education and Training Department programs and initiatives
  • Conduct school-age program observations and assessments
  • Track data related to Education and Training Department programs and initiatives
  • Serve as a member of the Education and Training team and attend meetings and trainings
  • Serve on a committee supporting our internal and/or external community
  • Serve as a member of the CCRN team and actively participate in required meetings, trainings and outreach events.
  • Carry out or assist with other tasks in addition to the duties listed on this job description, in accordance with the agency’s team philosophy

What You’ll Bring to this Position:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Childhood Education, and/or Elementary Education or related field and three years of direct school-age program experience; or an Associate Degree and/or NYS School-Age Care Credential with six years of direct experience.
  • Current New York State Training and Technical Assistance Professional Credential (T-TAP) Credential or plan of action to achieve credential within first six months of hire
  • Minimum one year experience training adults, including planning and development of curriculum
  • Strong knowledge of child development Birth-12, with a focus on school-age
  • Ability to apply knowledge in varied school age settings.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent human relation skills and the ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups of people including the current predominant linguistic, racial and ethnic populations of Erie County
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to regularly travel in Erie County
  • Available to work evenings and weekends
  • Multilingual in English and Spanish or other languages that would support servicing our customers a plus

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid NYS Driver License and a vehicle with current registration and insurance

Salary

Pay starts at $20-22 per hour based on experience and/or education.

Please email your resume to Debra Goodman at dgoodman@cfsbny.org