Available Positions

Job posting 8/14/2014

Special Events Fall Intern

This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Special Events and is responsible for assisting with special events. This position ensures smooth and well-executed events and communications with attendees and participants.

This is a paid, part-time position that lasts from Sept 1, 2014 – Feb 1, 2015.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Special Events:

  • Assists with the design, implementation, and execution of special events to increase individual giving, expand the constituency base, and enhance the visibility of Martha’s Table.
  • Assists in the planning, budgeting, agenda development, implementation, and event follow-up for key constituency.
  • Coordinates the procurement of in-kind goods and services for events.
  • Provides adequate support and assistance to volunteers assisting in the execution of special events and manages volunteer special event committees.
  • Attends various special events, promotions, community events, and serves as a representative for Martha’s Table.
  • Liaise with outside organizations hosting events to raise funds for Martha’s Table.
  • Can assist with post-event evaluation.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in progress or earned from an accredited college/university.

Experience:

  • Have experience in planning and executing special events and fundraisers.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, as well as negotiate with various internal and external stakeholders.
  • Must have strong experience planning and executing multiple major events at the same time.

Special Training/Skills:

  • Excellent writing, presentation, networking, and communication skills, with the ability to influence and engage a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Must have strong understanding of the mission and goals of Martha’s Table.
  • Must have the ability to work and relate with diverse multi-racial groups.
  • Strong organizational skills, including time management and attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Ability to work both independently and act as a team player who will engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside the organization.
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement short- and long-term strategic plans.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications as well as web based services.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Turn on JavaScript! with “Special Events Fall Intern” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 8/14/2014

Academic/Enrichment Assistant Group Leader (After School Program)

This position reports directly to the Education Group Leader and designated Group Leader, and as such under direction, is responsible for assisting in developing and implementing age and or grade specific after-school services including but not limited to writing and implementing daily/weekly lesson plans (with an emphasis on literacy development), develop and implement project based learning activities, documenting student progress in qualitative and quantitative formats, assuring a safe and structured classroom environment, parent meetings/engagement/communications and other services related to providing quality services to elementary and middle school students and their families. The Assistant Group Leader must perform all other duties as prescribed in the DCMR-29, NAEYC, and DC Standards of Learning.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Co-facilitating grade-level specific after-school instruction for a classroom of students.
  • Ability to support and engage students with individual needs and learning styles.
  • Ensuring the safety and structure for groups of school-age students.
  • Designing activities and workshops for groups of students that will engage them in “learning by doing.”
  • Communicating with parents and other stakeholders.
  • Building productive relationships with the student’s school as a method of ensuring academic progression and highlighting points where after-school activities can be partially informed by student progress and assignments.

Qualifications

Education:

  • A high school diploma (some college strongly preferred), plus at least one (1) year supervised experience working with children of legal school age and under the age of fifteen (15) years, in accredited school or camp, a licensed Child Development Center, or the equivalent

Special Training/Experience:

  • 1-2 years of after school academic and enrichment experience including workshop development and implementation
  • Ability to implement lesson plans and curriculum in a comprehensive manner
  • Ability to partner with families in support of a child's growth and development
  • Experience with Youth Development Outcomes and how they inform after school programming
  • Experience in literacy instruction (guided reading and center creation preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to stay informed about new developments in best practice and research relating to after school and out of school time learning
  • Experience in gathering qualitative and quantitative data that informs and shapes programming and reports student progress to various stake holders
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Commitment to Martha's Table's mission

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Turn on JavaScript! with “Assistant Group Leader” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 8/12/2014

Group Leader

This position reports directly to the Director of Education, Elementary to Career, and is responsible for developing and implementing age and or grade specific after-school services including, but not limited to writing and implementing daily/weekly lesson plans (with an emphasis on literacy development); developing and implementing project based learning activities; documenting student progress in qualitative and quantitative formats; assuring a safe and structured classroom environment; and parent meetings/engagement/communications and other services related to providing quality services to elementary and middle school students and their families. The Group Leader must perform all other duties as prescribed in the DCMR-29, NAEYC, and DC Standards of Learning.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leading grade-level specific after-school instruction for a classroom of students. The emphasis of the after-school instruction will center on developing and implementing literacy activities such as guided reading and centers to teach students key literacy skills. Also having an ability to identify and measure various literacy competencies that can be high-lighted through out-of-school enrichment activities.
  • Ensuring the safety and structure for groups of school-age students. This is achieved through effective class management where students are held accountable for their behaviors, positive group norms are agreed upon with positive behaviors encouraged and celebrated and discipline is an educational tool instead of a merely punitive measure. This is achieved by daily schedules being in place and activities well planned and prepared ahead of time.
  • Designing activities and workshops for groups of students that will engage them in “learning by doing.” This is achieved by ensuring that activities and workshops have a youth development focus at its core so there must be an understanding of the “identity” and “ability” youth development outcomes. The activities and workshops developed must include measures to assess the success of the student participants and result in the presentation of a tangible product.
  • Engaging students in physical and recreational activity
  • Supporting students with individual needs
  • Completing administrative tasks relating to the instructional program in a timely fashion.
  • Communicating with parents and other stakeholders. This is achieved by establishing and maintaining a system of communication that informs them of the classroom activities and the particular child’s progression in the program. This will also include maintaining a form of case management for the students.
  • Building strong relationships with the student’s school as a method of ensuring academic progression and highlighting points where after-school activities can be partially informed by student progress and assignments.
  • Supporting with meals, transportation, and student supervision to ensure a smooth program
  • Plan and implement experiential learning activities such as field trips
  • Building productive relationships with the student’s school as a method of ensuring academic progression and highlighting points where after-school activities can be partially informed by student progress and assignments.
  • Responsible for performing other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • An associate’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university in education or child and youth development

Special Training/Experience:

  • 2-3 years of after school academic and enrichment experience including workshop development and implementation
  • Ability to partner with families in support of a child's growth and development
  • Understanding of Youth Development Outcomes and how they inform after school programming
  • Experience in literacy instruction (guided reading and center creation preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to stay informed about new developments in best practice and research relating to after school and out of school time learning
  • Experience in gathering qualitative and quantitative data that informs and shapes programming and reports student progress to various stake holders
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Knowledge of OSSE, COA and CYITC licensing and programming requirements
  • Commitment to Martha's Table's mission

Licensure/Clearances/Certifications:

  • Meet the licensing requirements pertaining to CPR, first aid and universal precaution requirements, including drug, alcohol and background checks and clearances.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to Turn on JavaScript! with “Group Leader” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 8/4/2014

Compliance Associate

The Compliance Department is responsible for ensuring that Martha’s Table abides by public and private funding requirements; and requires working with other departments within the organization which includes: Education, Food, Facilities, Finance and Human Resources.

The Compliance Associate is responsible for managing data entry and tracking, attendance and meal counts, reporting, and filing for the Compliance Department. S/he will liaise with Martha’s Table staff and parents to distribute, collect, and process accurate documentation, in a timely manner.

S/he will perform other administrative duties as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review attendance and meal counts for accuracy and facilitate correcting errors
  • Ensure that attendance and meal counts claims are submitted in a timely manner
  • Collect and review documentation for parent subsidy eligibility determination
  • Schedule appointments for parent subsidy eligibility determination
  • Distribute parent invoices and collect payments
  • Input data on parent records and parent payments in internal tracking systems
  • Manage student records and student records tracking; and ensure these are complete, current and accurate
  • Liaise with the education program staff and parents about compliance requirements for attendance, meal counts, and student records
  • Conduct internal audits of student records quarterly
  • Assist with other Compliance internal audits
  • Assist with preparing for external audits and site visits
  • Manage and generate reports for the Compliance Department’s internal tracking systems, filing system, student records, attendance data, and meal counts data
  • Manage archived organizational records
  • Assist the compliance manager in managing the compliance requirements for student enrollment
  • Contribute to facilitating internal compliance workshops and presentations
  • Assist with managing Compliance Manager’s calendar
  • Manage the Compliance Department calendar
  • Assist with other administrative tasks within the Compliance Department as needed

Qualifications

Experience:

  • At least two years of administrative experience working in a fast-paced, non-profit organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word and Excel
  • Creating and/or managing large and accurate data and filing systems

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree

Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong Attention to Detail
  • Strong Oral and Written Communication
  • Strong Administrative skills
  • Computer experience to include database creation
  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Make connections to the work across different departments in the organization
  • Work independently and with a team
  • Contribute to determining and modifying processes and procedures
  • Familiarity with OSSE, NAEYC and other compliance reporting requirements

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and desired salary to Turn on JavaScript! with “Compliance Associate” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 8/4/2014

Deputy Director of Food Distribution

This full-time position is responsible for leading a growing market program on behalf of Martha’s Table. With a fierce commitment to ensuring excellence in the execution of all food events at Martha’s Table, the ideal candidate will need strengths in events management and logistics. Also, having a passion for social change, using food as a catalyst to promote healthy lifestyles with a belief that everyone served deserves dignity. Martha’s Table food and nutrition team is searching for a natural leader who thrives on serving their team while exemplifying and inspiring maximum effort. This position is responsible for managing the implementation of an expanding market program, homeless feeding programs, and our daily emergency food referral programs as well as overall supervision of culinary education and operations. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Program Management

  • Responsible for the design and implementation of high quality food distribution programs, specifically the Monthly Pantry program held at Martha’s Table, the school pantry program, and our daily emergency food program.
  • Responsible for training, supervising, and managing staff, consultants, contractors and others performing functions during food events. This includes developing a staffing plan, and the timely completion of staff performance evaluations and professional development plans.
  • Responsible for ensuring departmental compliance with all laws, regulations, and permits, including those required for maintaining licenses in the District of Columbia while operating.
  • Leading the development and advancement of nutritional programs.
  • Recruit and Retain Culinary Educators to carry out the Food and Nutrition mission at Martha’s Table.
  • Responsible for maintaining licensing requirements, following sanitation and food preparation guidelines, and upgrading training skills as requested.
  • Responsible for the general oversight of all food preparation, to include Children and Youth programs, McKenna’s Wagon, and weekend operations.
  • Will work closely with Director to implement cooking demonstrations and other nutrition based activities with the Children and Youth Programs as well as adult participants.
  • Responsible for working in conjunctions with the Volunteer Program on training and supervision of volunteers.
  • Responsible for ensuring the kitchen, walk-in refrigerator and freezer, garage, and food prep areas are cleaned and organized.
  • Will work closely with the Director in menu development, ensuring compliance with Federal and State regulations.
  • Responsible for reviewing and adhering to program requirements, as well as assisting in the preparation of reports as required for external granters and sponsors.
  • Researching and developing nutrition education standards
  • Lead the development and implementation of Culinary/Nutrition Education
  • Lead community engagement efforts within the food program such as partnerships, participant-led cooking demonstrations, etc.

Other Food Program duties (as needed)

  • Overseeing volunteers in food preparation as needed.
  • Opening and closing food service operations (setting up prep room, ensuring vans are loaded, unloaded and parked, etc., based on staffing shortages).
  • Assisting with the upkeep and advancement of the greenhouse.
  • Weekend Management and Oversight.

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

Experience:

  • Two years or more of experience in the food industry
  • Five years of managerial experience

Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal, decision-making and organizational skills
  • Positive, dynamic and proactive approach to work; strong work ethic
  • Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to think broadly and creatively
  • Able to relate and communicate in a variety of settings with multiple constituent groups
  • Willing to learn and committed to social change

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, and resume, in one MS Word or PDF document, to Turn on JavaScript! with “Deputy Director of Food Programs” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 8/4/2014

Volunteer Coordinator

The Volunteer Coordinator is an essential part of the Martha’s Table team who will spearhead volunteer outreach, recruitment and training for the Food and Education programs; and Martha’s Outfitters, our community thrift store. S/he will coordinate logistics for volunteer assignments; and manage Volunteerhub. The Volunteer Coordinator will assist with the planning of special events.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manager and main point of contact for all volunteers.
  • Schedules volunteer assignments and appointments based on department and/or volunteer requirements.
  • Maintain volunteer automated scheduling system (Volunteer Hub), tracking and maintenance of accurate records of volunteer participation.
  • Develop partnerships and recruit volunteers for various projects in the organization. Outreach methods may include: presentations to corporate and/or community groups; staffing information booths at community events; and utilizing social media.
  • Collect and share participant stories with the Communication department for use in public relations, social media and other marketing avenues.
  • Develop and facilitate orientation and training for volunteers.
  • Develop written work plans and timelines for implementation.
  • Revise program materials such as volunteer position descriptions and volunteer training materials.
  • Supervise volunteers, and develop and implement recognition activities for volunteers such as special events, awards, gifts, etc.
  • Evaluate progress made in achieving the program’s goals and report on progress in statistical and narrative reports.
  • Represent Martha’s Table at various donor and partnership events.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of community/cultivation special events.
  • Serves as a back-up driver for McKenna’s Wagon when necessary.

Qualifications

Experience:

  • Two years of work experience.
  • Strong computer skills - Word, Excel, social media platforms.
  • Must have demonstrated experience as a volunteer.
  • Skilled at taking initiative, problem solving, and working independently.
  • Skilled at building positive interpersonal relationships, working effectively as part of a team, and managing volunteers.
  • Strong written and verbal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with staff, volunteers, and community groups. Comfortable with public speaking.
  • Computer literate and skilled at written communication, especially in developing program materials and reports; and tracking volunteer hours.
  • Comfortable using or willing to learn digital communication tools for communications and social media tools as a means to engage and inform the public.
  • Committed to the concept of volunteering and to making a difference in the community.
  • Have a real passion for social justice and the mission of Martha’s Table.
  • Able to respond to organizational change and maintain a positive attitude.
  • Enjoys working outdoors and indoors, with the ability to work occasional weekends and/or evenings.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Preferred Qualifications/Skills:

  • Proficient in conversational Spanish
  • The ideal candidate is pro-active, creative, solution-oriented and passionate about improving food and education resources in DC
  • Must have the ability to work and relate with diverse multi-racial groups
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Two – three years of management experience
  • Strong group facilitation skills and conflict resolution experience
  • Ability to problem solve, think creatively, and follow through with tasks
  • Must have a sense of humor, a sense of adventure, and interest working in a fast paced environment with a growing organization!

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive passenger and cargo vans.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume, in one MS Word or PDF document, to Turn on JavaScript! with “Volunteer Coordinator” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

 


Job posting 6/24/2014

Bilingual Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher 2

Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood Program, the Bilingual Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher will provide the highest caliber of instruction to infants and toddlers in fluent English and Spanish. The Bilingual Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher will design, drive, and support enriching and engaging learning environments for their students in a highly collaborative, outcomes-driven environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Leadership of Classroom Instruction

  • Lead on the implementation of evidence-based, responsive, intentional, and developmentally appropriate curriculum, instruction, and teacher-child interactions using Martha’s Table’s continuum for language access
  • Provide instruction and activities for students in fluent English and fluent Spanish
  • Implement high-quality developmentally-appropriate curriculum and learning activities aligned to DC Early Learning Standards including but not limited to the Creative Curriculum
  • Implement education plans and other required documentation for children and the classroom, ensuring that all reports are accurate and complete
  • Create and maintain a classroom space that offers children an attractive, engaging environment for learning based on best practices
  • Manage and direct the activities of teacher’s assistants and other adults working with students in the classroom

Assessment, Data, and Individual Support

  • Support student mastery of developmental and learning standards by analyzing student data and working with colleagues to respond to the data with targeted teaching
  • Implementation of developmental screenings in English and Spanish on all children including but not limited to Ages and Stages
  • Refer students suspected of having a learning disability to the Director or Assistant Director
  • Implement IFSPs (Individual Family Service Plan) or IEPs (Individualized Education Plan) as needed and participate in the process of creating these documents
  • Provide ongoing observation and authentic assessment of individual children and maintain a comprehensive portfolio assessment for each child

Professional Learning

  • Attend and at times, plan and implement, targeted professional development sessions and trainings for teachers with a focus on infants and toddlers
  • Respond to regular, direct instructional coaching feedback and as well as feedback from rigorous, widely-accepted program evaluation tools
  • Meet with the Director or Assistant Director on a weekly basis to discuss the classroom, instruction, and the needs of individual students

Wrap-around Supports

  • Develop effective communication and partnership with families
  • Conduct a minimum of three parent conferences a year to discuss child development with parents and families
  • Collaborate with the Infant and Toddler Parent Specialist to promote individual students’ goals related to early communication and development, fine and gross motor skills, and the development of social and self-care skills
  • Guide and support students’ acquisition of social skills including eating meals with children and helping them develop self-help skills in both English and Spanish
  • Support and provide Continuum of Care to help children develop secure relationships
  • Be responsible for children’s safety at all times and in all settings
  • Complete all required reports involved in compliance and instruction
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in early childhood education or an early childhood related field with an identified area of specialization

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of early childhood program experience
  • Infant and toddler education focus preferred
  • Knowledge of OSSE and NAEYC compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of DC Early Learning Standards
  • Teaching experience in multicultural environments serving vulnerable or underserved populations
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (oral and written)
  • Able to partner with families in support of a child’s growth and development

Special Training/Skills:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish fluency
  • Bilingual credential preferred
  • Full fluency in English and Spanish (spoken and written)

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and desired salary to Turn on JavaScript! with “Early Childhood Academic Specialist” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 6/24/2014

Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher 2

Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood, the Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher 2 will provide the highest caliber of instruction to infants and toddlers. The Lead Teacher will design, drive, and support enriching and engaging learning environments for their students in a highly collaborative, outcomes-driven environment.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Leadership of Classroom Instruction

  • Lead on the implementation of evidence-based, responsive, intentional, and developmentally appropriate curriculum, instruction, and teacher-child interactions
  • Implement high-quality developmentally-appropriate curriculum and learning activities aligned to DC Early Learning Standards including but not limited to the Creative Curriculum
  • Implement education plans and other required documentation for children and the classroom, ensuring that all reports are accurate and complete
  • Create and maintain a classroom space that offers children an attractive, engaging environment for learning based on best practices
  • Manage and direct the activities of teacher’s assistants and other adults working with students in the classroom

Assessment, Data, and Individual Support

  • Support student mastery of developmental and learning standards by analyzing student data and working with colleagues to respond to the data with targeted teaching
  • Implementation of developmental screenings on all children including but not limited to Ages and Stages
  • Refer students suspected of having a learning disability to the Director or Assistant Director
  • Implement IFSPs (Individual Family Service Plan) or IEPs (Individualized Education Plan) as needed and participate in the process of creating these documents
  • Provide ongoing observation and authentic assessment of individual children and maintain a comprehensive portfolio assessment for each child

Professional Learning

  • Attend and at times, plan and implement, targeted professional development sessions and trainings for teachers with a focus on infants and toddlers
  • Respond to regular, direct instructional coaching feedback and as well as feedback from rigorous, widely-accepted program evaluation tools
  • Meet with the Director or Assistant Director on a weekly basis to discuss the classroom, instruction, and the needs of individual students

Wrap-around Supports

  • Develop effective communication and partnership with families
  • Conduct a minimum of three parent conferences a year to discuss child development with parents and families
  • Collaborate with the Infant and Toddler Parent Specialist to promote individual students’ goals related to early communication and development, fine and gross motor skills, and the development of social and self-care skills
  • Guide and support students’ acquisition of social skills including eating meals with children and helping them develop self-help skills
  • Support and provide Continuum of Care to help children develop secure relationships
  • Be responsible for children’s safety at all times and in all settings
  • Complete all required reports involved in compliance and instruction
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in early childhood education or an early childhood related field with an identified area of specialization

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of early childhood program experience preferred
  • Infant and toddler focus preferred
  • Knowledge of OSSE and NAEYC compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of DC Early Learning Standards
  • Teaching experience in multicultural environments serving vulnerable or underserved populations
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (oral and written)
  • Able to partner with families in support of a child’s growth and development
  • Commitment to Martha’s Table’s mission

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and desired salary to Turn on JavaScript! with “Early Childhood Academic Specialist” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.


Job posting 6/24/2014

Early Childhood Academic Specialist

The Early Childhood Academic Specialist will report to both to the Martha’s Table CEO and to the Director of the Early Childhood Program, the Early Childhood Academic Specialist (“ECAS”) will support instructional excellence in all early childhood classrooms and support with the early childhood program at a new site.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Partner with CEO and Early Childhood Program Director to design, develop, and launch the academic program for a state-of-the-art, brand new infant and toddler center
  • Observe in classrooms and provide coaching feedback to teachers of infants, toddlers, and pre-K students to improve their practice through a cycle of reflection, feedback, and action
  • Pilot new and innovative infant and toddler curricula
  • Lead the classroom teachers in the implementation of evidence-based, responsive, intentional, and developmentally appropriate curriculum, instruction, and teacher-child interactions
  • Support the development and implementation of high-quality curriculum aligned to DC Early Learning Standards including but not limited to the Creative Curriculum
  • Support student mastery of standards by analyzing student data and working with teachers to respond to the data with targeted teaching
  • Liaise with and visit other high-performing infant and toddler centers to gather more information about best practices for instruction
  • Plan and implement targeted professional development sessions and trainings for teachers with a focus on infants and toddlers
  • Coordinate and facilitate group-based professional development strategies that encourage collaboration amongst classroom teaching staff
  • Monitor and ensure education plans and other required documentation for children and the classroom are accurate and complete
  • Ensure that all programming requirements and performance outcomes adhere to multiple funding and model requirements
  • Drive infant and toddler program quality using rigorous, widely-accepted tools instructional delivery and classroom environment
  • Support with the process of NAEYC re-accreditation
  • Participate in the development of program policies, service delivery plans, and ongoing monitoring of program quality
  • Create a culture of outcomes-based practice to spur progress and effectiveness of the program as a whole
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Education:

  • Master’s degree or higher in early childhood education or an early childhood related field with an identified area of specialization

Special Training/Experience:

  • 5-7 years of early childhood program experience
  • Infant and toddler focus preferred
  • Ability to partner with families in support of a child’s growth and development
  • Experience with staff training, management, and evaluation
  • Knowledge of OSSE and NAEYC licensing requirements
  • Knowledge of DC Early Learning Standards
  • Demonstrated ability to stay informed about new developments in best practice and research relating to early childhood education
  • Leadership experience in multicultural environments serving vulnerable or underserved populations
  • Proficiency in multiple software applications including most Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent interpersonal communications skills (oral and written)
  • Commitment to Martha’s Table’s mission

Licensure/Certifications:

  • Early Childhood and/or Infant and Toddler certifications

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume and desired salary to Turn on JavaScript! with “Early Childhood Academic Specialist” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be reviewed.