Resource Specialist I Child Care Partnership (Infant/Toddler)
- Posted: over a month ago
- $48,277 Yearly
- Exempt (Salary): 3 WKS+ Vacation Paid*
- Non-Exempt (Hourly): 2 WKS+ Vacation Paid*
- 12 Paid Holidays
- 12 PTO Paid Days
- Competitive Health Benefits Package
- Wellness Program Reimbursements up to $50/month
- Long Term Disability at NO COST
- Life Insurance & AD&D 2X Annual Salary at NO COST
- Employee Assistance Program
- Retirement Plan UP TO 6% Employer Match
- Professional Development Opportunities
- Free Monthly Transit Card
*Vacation amounts may vary based on roles, schedules, and years of service.
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United Way Miami, Inc. is hiring for an Specialist I, Resource to join our team. As Specialist I, Resource you will be responsible for ensuring that Child Care partners as well as Family Child Care providers develop, implement, integrate and evaluate systems and procedures for the delivery of high quality infant/toddler care and education. The Specialist, Resource is responsible for ensuring that Child Care partners as well as Family Child Care providers receive support through training, technical assistance, monitoring and coaching, assuring the integration of early childhood education and other services areas.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensure systematic support to Child Care partners as well as Family Child Care providers in the area of Education.
- Responsible for education reports generated by the Child Care partners and Family Child Care providers.
- Promote the integration of Education with other service areas.
- Serve as a cooperative member of the Early Head Start-Child Care Partnership (EHS-CCP) team.
- Participate in the planning, development, and implementation of the annual pre-service and teacher planning days.
- Conduct weekly classroom observations at designated sites.
- Guide the planning and implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the EHS- CCP definition of curriculum in all program options and settings.
- Apprise the CFE VP and Education Senior Director on the progress of the Program and School Readiness Goals.
- Participate in the evaluation of EHS-CCP program services through the annual Self-assessment/validation process.
- Provide training and technical support as needed to all early care education programs under the partnership.
- Provide evidence of implementation of a coordinated coaching model with all identified teachers working in programs to the assigned Specialist, Resource.
- Assist the education team and partnership programs in the development of a plan for the implementation of strategies of the School Readiness Goals.
- Assist teaching staff in the use of program screening and assessment to inform lesson planning and individualized instruction.
- Assist programs in the process of national and local early childhood program’s accreditation.
- Responsible for maintaining current and pertinent information in Child Plus.
- Assist in the development and implementation of all strategies for teachers in the EHS-CCP to complete the Child Development Associate Credential.
- Actively participate in the Reflective Supervision process.
- Assist Education Supervisors and Education Senior Director in the analysis of data collected through the CLASS and Infant Toddler Classroom Staff Skill Profile.
- Engage in partnership with teachers to collaboratively develop a career development plan.
Education Requirements: Bachelor in Early Childhood Education or related Child Development field with 18 credits in Early Childhood Education. Masters preferred.
Experience Requirements: Experience in the theories and principles of child growth and development and early childhood education; experience in program development and assessment of quality of services; experience working with teachers of young children and their families; experience providing training to staff; three years prior experience in an Early Head Start or similar early childhood program. Three years of teaching experience in an early childhood program serving children 0 to 5 preferred.
Technology Requirements: Intermediate Word, Beginning Internet Explorer, Excel and Outlook
Other Essential Knowledge/Skills: Must understand Head Start Performance Standards requirements; must have excellent written and verbal communication skills; Must have excellent organizational skills and proven ability to work within prescribed timelines; Ability to work independently; Analytical and problem solving skills; Familiarity with various infant toddler curricula and the ability for assessment.
Benefits: United Way Miami’s total rewards program offers a comprehensive variety of programs and resources to support your health and well-being needs. We provide a generous vacation, personal/sick and holiday program. We offer medical, dental, Life/AD&D, LTD, vision, legal, FSA, EAP, 401(k) plan, supplemental plans, and employee discount programs. Our Wellness program includes wellness activities and incentives throughout the year. To view the full description of our Summary of Benefits, please visit our Career site homepage.
Career growth: We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.
UWM is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace, please visit our Career site homepage to view our EEO statement and Drug-Free policy.
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