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Education Coordinator

Location : Lake Worth, FL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : Associate's, Bachelor's
Travel : No
Relocation : No
Job Industry : Not for Profit - Charitable

Job Description :
Local Non-Profit that serves the Palm Beach and Belle Glade communities seeks an Education Coordinator. The organization has 4 programs providing resources such as food and clothing, education, healthcare and others. The position is based out of the Lake Worth office.


Purpose of Position: To provide quality education to farm worker families with the purpose of building self-sufficiency and improving their quality of life. 


Job Responsibilities:  

  • Identify, and recruit families who would benefit from our education programs.

  • Conduct daily tutoring and homework assistance sessions with students.

  • Provide reading, writing and mathematics classes to different groups of students during the summer.

  • Conduct ESOL, Literacy, Computer and other classes for adults throughout the year.

  • Work with parents, school personnel and program volunteers to help children increase their grades.

  • Accompany parents to parent-teacher conferences.

  • Provide assistance in enrolling children in school.

  • Provide translation/interpretation services when necessary.

  • Conduct regular home visits to discuss student’s academic performance with the parents.

  • Work with program volunteers during the tutoring sessions.

  • Prepare lessons, and make sure students have all necessary materials.

  • Monitor students release after the sessions end.

  • Maintain attendance records.

  • Provide monthly reports to supervisor.

  • Maintain complete, accurate and confidential client files including case notes.

  • Input client data into the agency’s database, complete tracking and outcome reports measurement forms, and close client files according to the program guidelines.

  • Monitor and work to meet program’s goals as directed by supervisor.

  • Provide referral information to clients and make referrals to other partners and agencies as needed.

  • Facilitate monthly parent’s support groups

  • Attend staff meetings and other mandatory training and represent the organization in interagency meetings.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with other community partners.

  • Complete time sheets and all other agency paperwork in a timely and organized manner.

  • Work a flex schedule, including evenings and weekends, as necessary to best serve clients. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

  • Work effectively as team member with other staff

  • Maintain a pleasant, positive and helpful attitude. 

Required Qualifications :


  • Associate's degree (or higher) in education or similar, OR 3+ years of experience working in education

  • Teaching experience; Experience with ESOL, Literacy, Computer classes, etc. preferred

  • Must be bilingual in English/Spanish. 

  • Computer knowledge necessary. 

  • Must be service-minded with professional appearance and attitude.

  • Clean driving record. 

Physical Requirements: Ability to drive safely and to carry out the above responsibilities. Some lifting and moving of donations (clothing, furniture, bags of food) required.

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