Professional Devel. Coach III
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POST DATE 9/14/2016
END DATE 10/19/2016
Child Care Resource Center
JOB DESCRIPTIONJob Posting
General Summary: Under general supervision, the Professional Development Coach will assist providers participating in the Quality Rating Improvement Systems (QRIS). The Coach will provide instructional support, mentoring, and coaching to providers to enhance the quality of early care and education. Conduct visits to providers to ensure compliance with Community Care Licensing Regulations, Environmental Rating Scale (ERS), and/or Early Headstart/ QRIS Standards.
Coaching & Mentoring
* Support providers in creating a successful environment that will promote the growth and development of infant, toddler and preschool children.
* Develop training plan for providers and conduct training through one-on-one visits and group meetings.
* Recommend appropriate educational materials to meet children s educational goals.
* Provide bi-weekly instructional and environmental support and resources.
* Evaluate and train child care providers in program requirements, lesson planning, assessments developmental summary, observations, read and analyze DRDPs, curriculum, and reports.
* Ensure providers remain compliant with Community Care Licensing regulations and Federal and State Performance Standards.
* Knowledge of California Department of Education s Desired Results Developmental Profile System, the California Infant/Toddler and Preschool Learning Foundations, the California Infant/Toddler and Preschool Curriculum Frameworks, Classroom Assessment Scoring System, Environmental Rating Scale, Ages & Stages Questionnaire and ability to implement the systems.
* Hold providers accountable for meeting program requirements, including completion of the Child Development Associate certificate program, an Associate of Arts degree, or higher education degree, data collection and program improvement.
* Remain current on program requirements and practices/developments in the field of early care and education.
* Ensure documentation and compliance of all participants, including provider files.
* Recruits and screens new providers to participate in the program.
* Work with a caseload of up to 20 providers.
* Assists in identifying special needs children. Obtains pertinent medical and educational information needed for documentation for special needs children.
* Collaborate and establish effective communication with Federal, State and local funded programs, Subsidy, and Resource and Referral program areas to ensure program services are being provided and implemented.
* Bachelor s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field, including a minimum of 24 semester units in Child Development or Early Childhood Education required.
* Six units in infant/toddler development coursework preferred.
* Two years of teaching experience with children ages 0-5 required.
* Experience working with family child care providers or child care center staff.
* Knowledge of the Child Development Permit Matrix
* Excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to successfully engage with others one-on-one and in group settings. Strong ability to lead trainings in a group setting.
* Ability to be flexible, innovative and adapt to the changing needs of the department/agency.
* Strong interpersonal skills; the ability to honor confidentiality, and work sensitively and supportively with clients.
* Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and the community to work as part of a team and collaborate with colleagues.
* Ability to converse, write, and /or translate into Spanish (preferred)
* Must have an automobile with adequate insurance coverage and a valid California Driver s License and with an acceptable driving record substantiated by a copy of DMV records.
* Criminal Records (e.g. Live Scan Fingerprints), Child Abuse Index, Sexual Offender Registry, Health and Tuberculosis (T.B.) test clearances required.
* Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule including evenings and weekends.
* Ability to work with different adult learning styles preferred.
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