Family Resource and Youth Services Center (FRYSC) Training Specialist 

Primary Work Site: Frankfort, KY

Education/ Experience: A Masters degree in education, human services, public administration or a related discipline with two years administrative experience is preferred, or a Bachelors degree in a related discipline supplemented by a minimum of four years experience in education or human services. Previous work experience related to the Family Resource and Youth Services Center initiative, education or human services professional development is preferred.  Knowledge of grant proposal development, training and experience in focus group facilitation, job analysis and curriculum development are preferred.

Specific Duties: The Training Specialist provides overall development and evaluation of training activities for all Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSC). Duties include:

  • Coordination, training design, scheduling, and program implementation;
  • Management of curriculum development process
  • Provision of on-going linkages for members of the Cabinet of Health and Family Services, and FRYSC
  • Management of funds allocated for the coordination of professional development offerings.

Responsibilities: The Training Specialist will be responsible for training and coordination, will report to the Director and Assistant Director of FRYSC, and will be evaluated in accordance with policies of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services regarding job performance. Primary work site will be Frankfort, Kentucky.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to

Teacher of the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • An itinerant teacher for students with visual impairments to travel to students’ assigned schools to provide direct and/or consultative special education services relating to vision loss.
  • Work with classroom teachers, counselors, parents and diagnosticians concerning appropriate assessments, modifications, and/or test administration
  • Supervise modified materials preparation, acquisition and insuring necessary classroom modifications are made for students
  • Provide instructions to students ranging from age 3 to 21 for skills needed by blind and visually impaired students in order to access all areas of core curriculum
  • Maintain current professional libraries, assessment materials and registrations to appropriate agencies for students
  • Participate in transition for successful integration into community by helping students set realistic personal and vocational goals


  • A bachelor’s degree from a college or university
  • Kentucky certification for teachers of students with visual impairments
  • Ability to travel between sites
  • 3-5 years of experience  teaching the visually impaired.

To apply please submit a NKCES Application, resume’, certification(s) and letter(s) of recommendation to

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