- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with at least 18 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, child psychology, educational psychology, elementary education, or family science.
- A minimum of 1 year experience in an early childhood setting
- Previous experience and proven ability in preparing and conducting training and development workshops for adults with effective results.
- Be conversant in best practices and research.
- Also requires excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to clearly convey thoughts, ideas and concepts to others.
- Computer proficiency and current technological skills are required.
- Must be able to pass a pre-employment and/or periodic physical examination, annual TB skin test, and complete background check every 24 months.
- Must have access to insured and reliable transportation.
- Must have a valid Drivers’ License, have regular and reliable access to their own automobile to use, and provide insurance.
- Ability to work well in a team and remote environment
- A well-organized and self-directed individual with ability to multi-task, prioritize, and meet time sensitive deadlines
- Must have access to a personal computer or laptop, internet access, and quiet workspace at home to work remotely as needed
The physical requirements for this position are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must be able to frequently walk, stand and sit for extended time periods.
- Repetitive use of hands; reaching and turning;
- Ability to lift up to 30 pounds; light lifting of supplies and materials;
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust focus.
- Must be able to twist, turn, kneel, bend and stoop.
- Must be able to monitor children’s safety in activities when needed
- Must be able to work in all weather conditions including seasonally hot or cold temperatures
Typical schedule is Monday-Friday,8:30am-5:00pm, with flexibility to work some nights or weekends for special events, professional development, or as needed.
- Provide on-site/remote mentoring to child care providers in order to maintain Licensing Minimum Standards and/or Texas Rising Star (TRS) certification standards.
- Become CLASS certified in infant, toddler and pre-school.
- Coach teachers to improve teacher child interactions.
- Update records in Children’s Learning Institute (CLI) Engage, The Workforce Information System of Texas (TWIST), and Workflow systems.
- On-board new facilities through Program Assessment Scale, Business Assessment Scale (BAS) and Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) and The Early Childhood Rating Scale (ECERS)
- On-board new TRS facilities using the Facility Assessment Record form (FARF) and the Classroom Assessment Record Form (CARF)
- Follow up on updates to W-9 annually
- Quarterly Screenings for licensing deficiencies
- Review and calculate CCMS provider rates
- Responsible for assisting facilities to move towards TRS Application, Increased Star Level or National Accreditation status by providing on-going support through technical assistance, professional development, and modeling developmentally appropriate practices.
- Maintain a bimonthly in person or remote visit schedule to insure all TRS sites receive on-site/ remote visits regularly.
- Submit weekly reports to Supervisory staff detailing site / remote/face to face visits, successes and obstacles.
- Develop instructional materials and provide instructional trainings on a monthly basis.
- Recruit regulated providers and provide system building techniques in attaining TRS status.
- Participate in community events as required.
- Assist in ordering materials and resources through the Quality Initiatives program as needed for the TRS program.
- Support CCMS providers with post COVID recovery methods, strategies, and techniques.
- Work with programs with deficiencies to develop systems that will make them eligible to become a quality facility
- Conduct annual fiscal/ remote monitors for TRS providers
- Other duties as assigned.
- Adult training skills.
- English-Spanish bilingual skills preferred.
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