Director, Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice
Bank Street College of Education
Internal Number: 1279
Position Vacancy - Director, Center for Emotionally Responsive Practice at Bank Street Graduate School
Emotionally Responsive Practice [ERP] at Bank Street is seeking an experienced professional (child development, early childhood and childhood education, clinical/ school social work, child psychology, etc.) who is knowledgeable about Emotionally Responsive Practice and is interested in a leadership position with ERP at Bank Street. ERP has been used in collaboration with school communities and social service agencies in New York City and surrounding areas for the past 25 years, helping schools to inform their routines, relationships and curriculum with a deep knowledge of child development and a respect for children’s life experiences.
• Experience using Emotionally Responsive Practice in the field • Master’s degree or higher in a field listed above • Knowledgeable about collaboration with organizations such as DOE, etc. • Experience supervising and supporting staff members • Comfort with presentations, teaching, proposal writing, outreach
1. Connecting with current collaborators to address emergent issues. 2. Connecting with potential collaborators to engage them in partnering to sponsor ERP’s services. 3. Meeting with ERP staff to support their practice. 4. Facilitating monthly staff meetings to share experiences and address emergent issues. 5. Supporting the assistant administrator’s role to facilitate billing and documentation required by various collaborators for payment. 6. Providing professional development sessions to large collaborating school communities re core concepts and techniques of ERP, ERP as Tier 1 support, Teddy Bears in Traumatic Times, etc. 7. Providing support group services to collaborating school communities 8. Collaborating with other ERP staff members to develop school-specific Emotionally Responsive Curriculum to schools upon request. 9. Attend monthly graduate school division meetings.Working closely with Graduate School fiscal officer to address budgetary issues. 10.Consulting with Graduate School dean when issues arise. 11.Consulting with founding director at regular intervals during first year.
The mission of Bank Street College is to improve the education of children and their teachers by applying to the educational process all available knowledge about learning and growth, and by connecting teaching and learning meaningfully to the outside world. In so doing, we seek to strengthen not only individuals, but the community as well, including family, school, and the larger society in which adults and children, in all their diversity, interact and learn. We see in education the opportunity to build a better society.