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Agenda for Children is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We’re Hiring an Accounting Manager

The Accounting Manager will plan and direct the accounting activities of the department. They will perform complex accounting activities and financial analysis. The Accounting Manager maintains accounting details in Financial Edge NXT accounting software, maintains controls and procedures, and advises on improvements. They must demonstrate strong leadership and analytical skills to Assist the Vice President, Finance & Administration as needed. This position demonstrates and models the department values – we value each person, we are connectors, we are courageous, and we are accountable on a daily basis.

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We’re Hiring a Manager, New Orleans Networks

Agenda for Children seeks a highly-organized, dynamic, and detail-oriented individual to serve as its Manager, New Orleans Network in the organization’s Center for Early Childhood Advancement. The New Orleans Early Education Network (NOEEN) is the state approved Community Network Lead Agency for Orleans Parish as established in accordance with LA Act 3 (2012) and Act 639 (2018). NOEEN coordinates the completion of requirements for the Louisiana Department of Education (LDE) with and on behalf of the over 150 child care centers (programs) in Orleans Parish that receive public funding. NOEEN’s obligations to the network and LDE are co-managed by Agenda for Children and NOLA-Public Schools.

Agenda’s Manager, New Orleans Network leads the implementation and monitoring of Agenda’s compliance, reporting, operations, logistics, and communications for the various programs, contracts, and grants as required by the Lead Agency contract, LDE and other public funders. This includes our Network’s coordination and execution of mandatory biannual CLASS observations, facilitation of a centralized student enrollment process, public funding requests from eligible child care programs, and securing and implementing public grants to support the implementation of high-quality curriculum in publicly funded classrooms. Given the variety of projects and the dynamic range of responsibilities, the Manager will have both internal and external facing responsibilities, ranging from partner and project management (business development, framing of key approaches, high-quality program delivery, written products) to administration (data management, compliance, reporting).

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We’re Hiring a Community Liaison and Referral Specialist

Agenda for Children seeks a Community Liaison & Referral Specialist to be responsible for conducting outreach and offering bilingual referrals and support to families seeking resources, and will track and advertise vacancies in child care centers in the City of New Orleans. Additionally, this Community Liaison & Referral Specialist will welcome visitors to the Agenda for Children’s New Orleans office, answer phone calls that come into the main office, and support families and educators who contact Agenda for Children looking for information and resources. Please note that this position requires Bilingual (Spanish) fluency.

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We’re Hiring for Early Care and Education Specialists

The Early Childhood Coach provides practice-based coaching and personalized support to teachers and program leaders who work with children birth through grade three, and will be responsible for conducting professional development workshops for teachers and program leaders. Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) is a professional development strategy that uses a cyclical process. This process supports teachers and leaders’ use of effective teaching practices that lead to positive outcomes for children. PBC occurs in the context of collaborative partnerships.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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We’re Hiring Contracted Certified CLASS Observers!

Agenda for Children is accepting applications for Contracted Certified CLASS Observers. Agenda for Children seeks certified reliable CLASS observers to conduct Toddler and Pre-K CLASS observations in early learning programs throughout Orleans Parish. This is a part-time, part-year (September-November and February – May ) position. CLASS observations are conducted in the morning, and typically take two to three hours to complete, allowing for one observation to be completed per day.

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.

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