Lead Educator - Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Company: OIC of South Florida
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 15, 2021
Job Title: Lead Educator
Reports to: Prevention Program Coordinator & Senior Program
Status: Full-time / Non-Exempt
Lead Educator will support OIC's Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program
(TPP), which includes evidence-based pregnancy prevention
curriculums: Reducing the Risk (RTR); Making Proud Choices: An
Adaptation for Youth in Out-of Home Care (MPC) and Love Notes 3.0
paired with positive youth development and trauma informed
educational approaches serving at-risk youth ages 10 to 19. The
Lead Educator is responsible for delivering TPP program instruction
with fidelity, collecting performance measurement data and
implementing positive youth development activities. The Lead
Educator assist with program coordination task, providing direction
to 6-10 other educators, and provides group and educational
services for participants and parents of the TPP Project, support
community saturation through community engagement and outreach in
multiple settings. Meet all programmatic performance and compliance
directives of the grant.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Effectively deliver evidence-based curricula using a virtual or
physical platform for program, reinforcing age-appropriate language
and medically accurate instructional strategies.
Operate with a high level of professionalism and maturity
Provide curriculum delivery support and assistance to Educators
Collect and provide feedback on evidence-based curricula, and make
recommendations to Program leadership team regarding program
Assist the Community Outreach & Mobilization efforts by identifying
and securing middle and high schools, alternative schools, and
community-based sites to host TPP educational programming for
Build and maintain strong community relationship and
Meet performance measurement objectives in alignment with program
work plan and community saturation goals
Routinely review the most current CDC, NIH and state and local
vital stats to ensure program materials adhere to medical accuracy
and report any findings to Program leadership.
Ensure that enrollment forms, fidelity logs, referrals and
attendance data and all performance measures are entered into OPTS
program database on a daily/weekly basis, within the prescribed
Assist in scheduling Educators to ensure proper coverage at all
Provide training to volunteers, students, and new team members as
Assist in coordinating special events, including the Youth
Leadership Academy and Teen Pregnancy Prevention Rally for youth
and community stakeholders.
Assist team in coordinating educational support meetings for
parents of project youth, which include encouraging parental
involvement, facilitating relevant topics of interest (STIs,
determinants of teen pregnancy, etc.), securing guest speakers, and
providing resources and referrals as needed.
Prepare monthly reports.
Develop and maintain project resources.
Attend OAH trainings as directed by supervisor.
Attend scheduled community meetings and events as directed by
Attend professional development trainings and internal and
community meetings deemed necessary by the Division Director,
Program leadership staff. Attend monthly program team meetings.
Follow all requirements agency policies, procedures and guidelines
Employ trauma-informed educational practices.
Ensure that program activities remain inclusive, promote cultural
and LGBTQ sensitivity and enforce anti-harassment protocols.
Assist Educators in coordinating special events and positive youth
development activities, which include the following: skits and role
plays, role model presentations, and end-of-program recognition
Conduct research and develop/update program materials for ongoing
Prepare monthly reports, develop and maintain project
Follow all requirements and guidelines of the program funder under
the guidance of supervisor.
Share program and community resources with other team members as
Submit monthly statistics to the leadership team in a timely manner
Complete Exit Surveys and Site Implementation forms in accordance
Attend scheduled meetings deemed necessary by the Project
Provide support for program sustainability and resource development
Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Health, Sociology,
Social Work, Human Services or Education preferred. Five years of
experience providing teen pregnancy prevention programs, health
education, professional counseling, teaching or educational
programming. Ability to maintain professional working relationships
with other team members, school personnel, community providers and
corporate partners. Knowledge of teen pregnancy determinants, youth
development principles and effective teaching strategies required.
Ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural, ethnic and
social groups. Hold a valid driver's license and vehicle insurance.
Because of the nature of our work with youth, all applicants must
be able to pass a Level Il Background Screening as required by the
Broward County School District.
Other Skills and Abilities: Must be computer proficient with a
working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Strong
oral and written communication skills. Strong organizational and
analytical skills. Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work
independently and as a team member. Ability to manage time
efficiently and meet deadlines.
Opportunities Industrialization Center of South Florida
An Affiliate of OIC of America, Inc. Est. 1964
3407 NW 9th Avenue, suite 100 - Oakland Park. FL 33309 - Phone:
(954) 563-3535 - Fax: (954) 563-5225 www. oicsfl.org
Additional Other Skills and Abilities:
--- Competency working with adolescents. Strong presentation and
classroom management skills with a proven ability to engage and
retain program participants.
--- Ability to build and maintain professional working
relationships with other team members, school personnel,
community/service providers. Knowledge of adolescent pregnancy
determinants and youth development principles.
--- Ability to work with individuals from diverse cultural, ethnic
and social groups. Bilingual skills (English, Spanish, French,
Creole) are a plus.
--- Strong organizational and analytical skills. Must be computer
literate with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
Microsoft Teams, ZOOM, and Prezi. Qualifications may be proven
through exam or presentation. Strong oral and written communication
--- Demonstrated knowledge and ability to work independently and as
a team member. Ability to manage time efficiently and meet
deadlines. A team orientated, creative and resourceful individual
who is a strategic thinker, problem solver with strong decision
making abilities. Ability to work under pressure, handle multiple
task and work in a fast paced environment.
--- Performing the duties of this position requires the ability to
walk, sit, stand, reach, talk, hear and lift presentation
materials, including equipment. This position will require
independent travel between local schools and other venues. Must
maintain valid Driver's License and insurance coverage on personal
vehicle at all times during employment.
Qualified applicants should email their resume and cover letter to
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