Prevention Educator, Part-time .80 (4 days per week)
Posted 10/6/23 - Catholic School Office, Albany NY
Prevention Educator, Part-time (4 days per week, .80 of Full-time position)
Salary $28,000-$32,000 Based on education and experience
Start Date - January 2, 2024
The Prevention Educator, under the general direction of the Director of Prevention Services, will provide day-to-day prevention curriculum and instruction in the diocesan schools.
- Provide school-based curriculum and instruction to Catholic school students, staff and parents, so as to increase the skills needed
to avoid the use of addictive substances and increase protective factors.
- Must be willing to travel to multiple schools within Saratoga, Albany and Rensselaer counties to provide evidence-based
- Develop and maintain positive relationships with Catholic school principals, teachers, students and families.
- Provide professional development to school personnel on issues related to student risk factors.
- Provide consultation to school administrators on specific issues on an as needed basis.
- Comply with OASAS-required reporting formats.
- Liaise and coordinate services with other community agencies and providers of prevention services.
- Represent the Director of Prevention Services as needed.
- Prepare and present parent workshops and programs.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Prevention Services or Superintendent of Schools.
Bachelor’s degree in the field of education, health or human services required; Master’s degree preferred in related areas. Self-motivated person, able to work autonomously and collaboratively with all stakeholders.An ideal candidate can demonstrate strong instructional skills, possess outstanding communication skills (oral, written and listening). A strong, results-oriented work ethic, flexibility and a sense of humor are critical.Classroom experience preferredAbility to work in a team environment.Ability to function as an educator integrating technology in both the classroom and office setting.Possession of a valid NYS driver’s license and a record of safe operation of motor vehicles.Knowledge of and respect for the teachings and traditions of the Roman Catholic faith.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.