Education Specialist

Status: 
Position Filled/Archived
Schedule: 
Full time 32+ hours per week
Type: 
Staff
Compensation: 
Stipend + Support-Raising
Department: 
Field Services
Location: 
Washington
Contact Name: 
Wendy Brown
Summary: 
The Education Specialist serves as a liaison between the National Education Supervisor/Coordinator and the International Education Department.
Responsibilities: 
  • Promote communication between International Education Department and National Education Department
  • Work with National Education Supervisor/Director to implement and maintain the Education Standards of Service (SOS)
  • Ensure requested reports are completed and information is clearly communicated between International Education Department and the National Education Supervisor/Director
  • Schedule and facilitate delivery of Children of the Nations International (COTNI) Teacher Certification modules
  • Ensure completion of educational assessments of children based on COTNI learning expectations
  • Assist Venture Teach teams
  • Train, schedule, and monitor education Global Volunteers and coordinate with GV Manager
  • Promote, model and observe educational support provided in the homes
  • Facilitate appropriate educational opportunities for challenged children
  • Assist national staff with budgets, concept notes and proposal process
  • Collaborate with country liaison regarding educational issues
Skills and Qualifications: 
  • Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Children of the Nations (COTN)
  • Faithfully upholds COTN’s ministry in prayer
  • Advocates for our children, raising awareness of their needs and potential, and challenging and enabling those within one’s sphere of influence to greater involvement on behalf of children
  • Fosters connectedness to the COTN family by participating in weekly COTN prayer meetings, monthly All-Staff meetings, and yearly Homecoming Week
  • Participates in Annual Reviews and Goal Setting
  • Increased understanding of Best Practices in International Education
  • Development of mentoring skills
  • ***Apply at the following link: https://cotn.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=52