Southwest Human Development is seeking a professional who are looking to provide quality training and professional development to First Things First/Quality First Technical Assistance providers and providers working in conjunction with community partners/stakeholders to expand service opportunities under general direction according to agency mission, philosophy, core vales, 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