|Title:||Early Learning Program Coordinator - FT - Rising Strong|
|Dept:||23 - Rising Strong|
This position is responsible for providing efficient management of all aspects of the Early Learning Center.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to satisfactorily perform each of the essential duties/responsibilities listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties/responsibilities of this job.
- Assist in all aspects of daily operations within the Early Learning Center ensuring that a quality early care and education program is provided.
- Monitor compliance to licensing, accreditation, and Early Achievers standards.
- Provide for on-going staff supervision, performance evaluation.
- Design and present training to early learning teaching staff.
- Manage administration of child assessment online system and provide technical assistance to early learning staff.
- Develop and monitor quality improvement and corrective action plans.
- Assist in interview process to provide quality staffing at the Early Learning Center.
- Assist with purchasing supplies and equipment for the Early Learning Center and for supervision of the maintenance of indoor and outdoor environments.
- Attend relevant meetings with the early learning and family services community stakeholder groups in order to build collaborations.
- Assist with direct work in the classroom; cleaning and laundry as necessary.
- Monitor updates to early learning staff provided by PHN WAC visits.
- Other duties as assigned by Program Director.
- Adheres to the tenets of Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic Doctrine.
- Perform as a team member to assure that productivity outcome measures are achieved.
- Perform related functions necessary to support the mission and core values of Catholic Charities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the minimum qualifications listed below. These qualifications are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required to perform this job.
Education/Experience: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education, child development or related area required. Must be a state approved STARS trainer or meet the requirements to become a state approved trainer. Must have 3 or more year’s successful experience working in an early learning program.
Experience working in a large early learning program is preferred. Five or more year’s successful experience working in an early learning program is preferred. Experience with Early Achiever standards and tools are preferred. Experience training and/or coaching early learning teaching staff is preferred. Experience supervising early learning teaching staff is preferred.
Certificates/Licenses: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the ability to successfully pass a Department of Early Learning (DEL) background check and register in MERIT system. An individual must have Blood Borne Pathogens training, First Aid, CPR, Food Handlers’ permit.
Physical Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to:
- Regularly sit, stand, climb, walk, hear/listen, talk
- Frequently lift up to 30 pounds, pull/push, carry, grasp, reach
- Occasionally crawl, stoop, kneel
- Clearly see 20+ feet, with or without corrective lenses, ability to focus
- Must complete a tuberculosis test
- Must be 21 years of age
Mental & Other Skills/Abilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the:
- Adaptability: ability to adapt to changes, delays or unexpected events in the work environment; ability to manage competing demands and prioritize tasks; ability to change approach or method to best fit the situation.
- Analytical Ability: ability to maintain focus for extended periods of time; ability to complete research projects with resourcefulness and persistence; ability to synthesize complex or diverse information; ability to use intuition and experience to complement existing data.
- Attendance: ability to consistently arrive and be able to work as scheduled.
- Computer/Technical Ability: working knowledge of Word Processing software, Spreadsheet software, Internet software
- Dependability: ability to follow instructions, both in written and verbal format; ability to respond to management direction; ability to complete tasks on time or notify the appropriate person with an alternate plan when necessary.
- Interpersonal Skills: ability to maintain satisfactory relationships with others, excellent customer service skills and a good overall understanding of appropriate human relations.
- Judgment: ability to make prudent and timely decisions; ability to exhibit sound and accurate judgment; ability to explain reasoning for decisions.
- Language Ability: ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
- Mathematical Ability: ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Motor Coordination: the ability to coordinate eyes, hands, fingers, and feet accurately and handle precise movements.
- Problem Solving Ability: ability to identify and/or prevent problems before they occur; ability to formulate alternative solutions to problems when necessary; ability to transfer learning from past experiences to new experiences of similar nature.
- Quality Management: ability to complete duties, on time and with absolute precision, at least 95% of the time; ability to edit the accuracy and thoroughness of one’s work as well as the work of others; ability to constructively apply feedback to improve performance, ability to generate ideas to improve and promote quality in work.
- Reasoning Ability: ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
- Supervisory Skills: ability to carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the Company’s policies and applicable laws. Applicable supervisory responsibilities include: interviewing, hiring, training, and coaching employees, planning, assigning and directing work, reviewing performance, appraising/disciplining employees when necessary, addressing complaints and questions and resolving problems.
Workplace Environmental Conditions
While performing the essential duties/responsibilities of this job, the employee will be:
- Noise Conditions: exposed during a shift to constant or intermittent sounds at quiet to moderate levels of sound dependent upon the activities of the Center
- Heat: subject to high temperatures
- Cold: exposed to low temperatures
- Atmospheric Exposures: exposed to dusts, fumes, vapors, or mists