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The National Center for Families Learning, a private nonprofit organization located in Louisville, KY, is seeking a Family Learning Training Specialist – Preschool to work with a cross-functional team to ensure high quality delivery of NCFL’s content and strategies in participating 60×30 communities. The focus of this role will be on providing preschool support to the Family and Child Education (FACE) family literacy program. Preference given to candidates who have demonstrated experience working within the American Indian community. Apply here – 


Essential functions include but are not limited to the following:

  • Organize, develop, and deliver web-based and on-site high-quality training, coaching, and/or technical assistance services for preschool and family literacy in participating 60×30 communities
  • Continuously collaborate and debrief with a team of Content and Training Specialists in regular cycles for purposes of continuous improvement to support preschool programs
  • Remain abreast of research-based professional learning strategies to guide NCFL’s efforts
  • Recognizes and leverages appropriate opportunities to advance the work in the field of family literacy, family leadership, and family engagement
  • Attends organization and industry-related meetings, as required
  • Establishes individual goals which are aligned with NCFL’s mission and vision
  • Functions as a contributing member of work teams as assigned
  • Knowledge and experience with Creative Curriculum and TS GOLD preferred
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Actively participates in supervision that is regular, reflective, and collaborative in nature. As appropriate, takes the initiative to seek supervisory input
  • Accurately identifies areas of mastery and areas targeted for personal growth and development. Seeks assistance and guidance when needed
  • Incorporates constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance
  • Accepts responsibility for the quality of job performance and makes changes as needed
  • Maintains awareness of current professional information in the fields of activity, undertakes regular and ongoing efforts to maintain competencies in the skills and incorporates new knowledge and skills on the job
  • Shares pertinent information with supervisor/manager about work progress, successes, concerns, and other issues that may have an impact on the services intended for families
  • A commitment to upholding the organization’s diversity, equity, and inclusion principles and practices


  • At least 5 years of experience in teaching, training, or coaching in a preschool setting in diverse settings and communities
  • Experience working with adults and children, school- and community-based partners, and evaluators
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to conceptualize and communicate ideas, organizational skills, and interest in working with a team
  • Excellent organizational and oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate experience and knowledge in program development and implementation
  • Hold a strong and highly proficient technical knowledge in family leadership
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with diverse audiences ensuring all participants feel respected and valued
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and efficiently on varied projects simultaneously
  • An unwavering belief that all families want the best for their children and deserve to be treated with respect and dignity
  • Self-awareness, a regular practice of reflection, and a desire to continuously improve
  • Skilled at collaborative action planning and execution
  • Travel up to 50% including occasional nights and weekends


  • Prolonged period of sitting at a desk and working at a computer
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times
  • Communicating with others to exchange information
  • Ability to travel

Salary range $50,000-$60,000

NCFL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization. We believe that a staff comprised of diverse people who have a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and skills will enhance the organization’s work toward its mission while driving innovation and creativity.

NCFL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with applicable ADA regulations. Applicants and employees requiring reasonable accommodation may contact Michelle Parkerson, Manager, Human Resources: or 502-584-1133 x345.

Tagged as: family engagement, family literacy, preschool, training specialist

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