Southwest Human Development is seeking a professional to provide consultation services, intensive technical assistance, and collaboration with early care and education to enhance their capacity in behavioral/emotional/mental health needs of children ages birth to five and families they serve under general direction according to agency mission, philosophy, core values, codes of ethics and goals.
Position is offered full-time with an excellent benefits package as noted below. Southwest Human Development is an equal opportunity employer.
Southwest Human Development offers an excellent benefits package for full-time employment to include:
Health insurance (provided at no cost to the employee)
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible spending account
401(k) retirement plan
Paid sick time
Ongoing training and professional development
Supportive, relationship-based supervision model
This person will assist in the delivery of the Quality First Redesign Facilitation Guides. Support planning and implementations, participates as a team trainer, facilitates in person learning communities and online professional learning library virtual learning experiences and ensures professional development delivery in adult learning principles. This professional interfaces with program consultants/coaches and assures statewide collaboration and integration of the QFA/QF Redesign within inter- and intra- agency activities.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Education, Interdisciplinary Studies-emphasis Early Childhood Education, Family Studies-emphasis Early Childhood Development, and/ or related degree with at least 18 credit hours from an accredited university/ college designating that the course work meets or exceeds Early Childhood Coursework requirement.
Direct experience working within Early Childhood Systems/Mentoring and Coaching Models. (at least 1 year experience).
Experience facilitating Early Childhood Training and mentoring/ coaching of Teachers/ Child Development Staff.
• Equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Ability to speak, write, and read Spanish preferred
• Knowledge of DAP and Bilingual Education
• Certification in First Aid/CPR, Food Handler’s Card, and Fingerprint Clearance Card required
• Functional knowledge of Daycare Licensing Requirements
• Functional knowledge of Quality First and First Things First Systems
• Knowledge of Child Protective Services reporting mandates