IEP/Curriculum Coordinator

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Under the direction of the (Ames Center) Site Director, the Coordinator will be responsible for assisting the director with the day to day operations of the early childhood center. The Coordinator will observe and provide feedback to classroom staff and assist the Director with the overall management of the center’s services to families and children. The Coordinator shall assist the Director to ensure that children’s mandates are being provided, all regulations are followed, and that the center provides an educationally sound and nurturing learning environment.


Within guidelines established by Leake and Watts Services, Inc. and the regulatory agencies that govern and license the center, the Coordinator (in conjunction with the Director) is responsible for the overall administration of the educational component of the program, including curriculum, progress reports, and IEP updates.




  • In conjunction with the director, ensure that the center is in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations.
  • In conjunction with the Director, observe and provide feedback to classroom staff
  • In conjunction with the Director, plan and implement in-service training for staff.
  • Work with the Director to develop and maintain a high quality educational program which complies with Early Childhood best practices, IEP mandates, and all other requirements.
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the field of early childhood education and early childhood special education, as well as regulation updates
  • Appraise and recommend curricular/instructional materials and equipment.
  • Provide for opportunities for family involvement in the center.
  • Work with the Director to ensure that the safety and health of the children and facility are regularly monitored and maintained.
  • Attend/organize regular staff/team meetings.
  • Participate in case conferences and IEP reviews as needed.
  • Perform other duties as requested.




  • New York State Teacher Certification:   Special Education (Children with Disabilities) AND Birth – 2nd grade
  • Extensive knowledge of early childhood best practices and preschool special education requirements
  • Knowledge of NYS - Part 200 Regulations
  • Knowledge of NYC - Dept of Health - Article 47
  • Outstanding communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with multi-cultural families



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