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Amal Alliance Hiring Childhood Specialist

Location: Mobile

Job Description:
The Childhood Specialist will be responsible for providing high-quality early childhood programming to young children within a fully mobile learning environment. They will deliver Colors of Kindness Curriculum, Playspace programming, teach, facilitate play, and model exemplary lessons for vulnerable children living in motel shelters. This role involves creating a nurturing and safe environment conducive to learning while traveling to different shelter- based programs serving non-English speaking communities experiencing homelessness, who may not have access to early childhood experiences. The Early Childhood Specialist must be adaptable, creative, and have strong interpersonal skills to engage both children and parents effectively. The ideal candidate will use their passion for improving children’s lives to foster their wellbeing and educational opportunities through comprehensive programming, and commitment to high quality attention and care.

  • Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Facilitate educational sessions for children ages 0-2 and 3-5, focusing on Colors of Kindness curriculum and Playspace programming.
  • Conduct Colors of Kindness methodology and activities with children.
  • Monitor learner progress, identify challenges, and support overall goals.
  • Ensure the mobile learning environment is clean, equipment is stored properly, and
  • resources are managed effectively.
  • Facilitate training and awareness sessions.
  • Track attendance, enter implementation log, and submit M&E for sessions. Review and offer feedback on administrative policies and procedures.
  • Assist in obtaining consent from families for participation in research aspects of Mobile Learning and provide external researchers with relevant data.
  • Communicate with all related entities and partners to foster positive relationships for other duties as requested.


  • Ideal candidates will hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or closely related field (masters degree preferred), and have experience in regulated early care, pre-school, or education.
  • Be able and willing to drive a school bus (Commercial Driver’s License is not needed) ○ Valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Demonstrate strong communication, social, and organizational skills, with the ability to present ideas clearly and effectively to a group.
  • Be fluent in English with Haitian Creole & Spanish language skills as a plus.
  • Show cultural sensitivity and be able to relate to individuals of all ethnic social and
  • economic backgrounds
  • Attention to details with strong reporting and analytical skills
  • Team Oriented disposition
  • Maintain professionalism both internally and externally through actions and
  • behaviors
  • Maintain a neat and professional appearance at all times and wear a uniform
  • Display enjoyment in the performance of job responsibilities and interactions with
  • children, families, staff, and visitors
  • Understand and appropriately respond to the needs of other staff, parents, children,
  • visitors.
  • Communicate effectively.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Need to be technologically proficient to track programmatic data through pre, mid,
  • and post surveys.
  • Be willing to travel on the mobile bus to various locations statewide.
  • Must possess a good record of with no history of abuse of crimes.
  • Term, Commitment, & Mobile Working Conditions:
  • The candidate will serve 12 Months and report to the Ops Manager and Director of Mobile Learning.
  • Individual agrees to abide by the vision and goals of Amal Alliance, including all Protection Against Sexual Violence and Explotation (PSEA) and safeguarding policies.
  • Candidates will report to the Marlborough Hub to depart to assigned sites for each day of the week on the bus.

Salary: 70,000
Contact Name: Lacey Mallett
Contact Email: [email protected]

Other information
Amal Alliance, is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) dedicated to empowering displaced and disenfranchised children through education and social development programs around the globe in both informal and formal education settings. We are an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourage all social groups to apply.