Curriculum Coordinator/Behavior Support Specialist

Curriculum Coordinator/Behavior Support Specialist

Job Summary:

FT, 35 hrs. per week.  The Curriculum Coordinator and Behavior Specialist works closely with Teachers and students in Pathway’s after-school program. This position is responsible for developing and monitoring curriculum in the after-school program and tracking outcomes related to the program.  The candidate will need to identify professional development opportunities for staff in the after-school program.  The candidate will have prior experience developing curricula and supporting families and children in a school setting. This position will also provide positive behavioral support in partnership with our Teachers and Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Conduct research and implement curricula and activities for students in Kindergarten through 6th grade

Implement curriculum and oversee outcomes related to social/emotional development, STEM, physical movement and nutrition, and community engagement.

Lead professional development efforts for the after-school program by identifying training needs and providing training or collaborating with outside agencies to provide training

Provide mentorship to the after-school teaching team

Provide positive behavior support to students in a classroom setting

Motivate students and expand their social and emotional skills

Take an individualized approach to develop academic and the social and emotional wellbeing of students

Ability to engage families from all backgrounds, in order to support their students’ behaviors and improve school success

Provide general support the day-to-day operations of the afterschool program

Manage budgets in collaboration with the after-school Manager

Collaboration with grant-writing team to report outcomes of programs

Other duties as assigned by Leadership

Experience developing curricula and experience supporting families and children in a school setting.

Experience with crisis management and critical problem solving

Ability to motivate children and youth and manage behavioral challenges

Demonstrated effectiveness in program planning, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of classroom activities

Proven team collaboration in a diverse and supportive working culture with proven ability to provide strength-based support

Ability to engage and inspire teams and individual staff and support their professional growth

Well-developed written and oral communication skills (including editing skills).

Strong organizational skills in areas such as planning, budgeting, accountability, technology, and impact assessment

Personal commitment to the values and mission of Pathways for Children.

Education and /or Experience

Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Services, or a related field is preferred.

Experience working first-hand with children and families, preferably in a school setting

Demonstrated experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams as well as external stakeholders and collaborators.

Strong people and communication skills and team building experience

Send resumes to Tracey Schlichte, School Age Manager, Pathways for Children, 29 Emerson Avenue, Gloucester, MA 01930 or email to