Agenda for Children

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Thanks for your interest in joining our team! Agenda for Children is made up of a group of dedicated professionals who are working together to improve the lives of children and families in Louisiana.

We currently have two positions open:

Contracted Certified CLASS Observer

Position Summary

As the Lead Agency for the New Orleans Early Education Network (NOEEN), Agenda for Children is currently seeking contracted Certified CLASS Observers to conduct Toddler or PreK CLASS Observations for the 2015-2016 school year.  This position will be responsible for conducting and reporting results of up to 14 Toddler or PreK CLASS observations per month between September 1st and December 15th and then again between February 1st and May 15th.   The ideal candidate is adept at reliably assessing teacher-child interactions using the Toddler and/or PreK CLASS tool, as well as managing time to complete and report scoring and feedback within required time frames.  The candidate should be certified by Teachstone to conduct Toddler or PreK CLASS Observations and have experience completing those observations for which the candidate is certified. Because this is a contracted position, this position does not offer benefits. Compensation is based solely upon the number of CLASS observations completed, reported on and documented.

The Certified CLASS Observer:


  • Associate’s Degree or higher in the field of Early Childhood Education or related field
  • A minimum of one year of experience in an early care and education setting 
  • Strong observation and written communication skills 
  • Certified CLASS Observer or ability to become a Certified CLASS Observer 
  • Ability to focus on adult-child interactions in varied early care and education settings
  • Ability to manage time, multi-task, and work without direct supervision 
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in diverse populations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable transportation, including automobile insurance
  • Must be able to obtain a Louisiana “Portable Right to Review” background check
  • Knowledge of computer hardware and other office equipment including: PCs, document scanners, and copiers


Contracted Certified CLASS Observers will be paid a flat rate of $100.00 per observation completed, uploaded, and delivered with supporting documentation to Agenda for Children. Note that you will not be reimbursed separately for mileage. 

To Apply

Submit cover letter, Certified CLASS Observer certificate, resume, and references to

No phone calls please.

Agenda for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status or disability.

Director of Development    

The Director of Development will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising strategy for Agenda for Children; including planning, directing, and coordinating major fundraising activities and special projects. He/she will also be responsible for helping to develop and support key relationships with individuals, corporations, philanthropic organizations, and non-profit organizations in an effort to enhance Agenda’s support for children and families in Southeast Louisiana.

The Director of Development will report to the CEO and assume the following responsibilities:

Development Activities

Relationship Management

Marketing and Communications

Board of Directors


The successful candidate must meet the following qualifications:

To apply:  Submit resume and cover letter to

Agenda for Children is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, marital status or disability. 


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