Program Specialist FCCHEN/R&R


Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: $18.47 to $21.60 per hour, based on experience and education plus excellent benefits

Published:

04/13/2018

Start Date:

04/13/2018

Address

4900 Airport Plaza Drive
Suite 100
Long Beach
California
90815
United States

Description

Under the supervision of Children’s Home Society of California’s (CHS) Program Administrator III, the Program Specialist will:

·        Promote high quality program standards and support subsidized child care to eligible families for the Family Child Care Home Education Network (FCCHEN) Program

·        Coordinate and support quality developmentally appropriate programming for licensed family child care providers in the Greater Long Beach area

·        Provide early care and education resource services

·        Plan and implement quality components of the programs

·        Conduct site visits to licensed family child care provider homes, as needed

·        Develop and present workshops for parents and child care providers

·        Research and distribute resources for parents and child care providers

·        Provide technical assistance to child care providers to develop an age appropriate curriculum

·        Perform on-going assessments of children’s growth and development

·        Provide referrals and technical support to parents and child care providers on the telephone hotline

·        Monitor quality assurance and ensure contract compliance

·        Maintain all records in a high-quality manner and within record protection, retention, and destruction guidelines

·        Adhere to all agency policies and procedures, as well as applicable contractual and governmental regulations

·        Work some evening and weekend hours as required

·        Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:


·        Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Human Development field desired

·        Associate’s Degree plus five (5) years of experience required

·        Minimum three (3) years demonstrated curriculum instructional experience in a child development setting preferred

·        Prior non-profit experience preferred

·        Strong knowledge and application of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Programs

·        Experience with Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP) desired

·        Child Development permit preferred

·        Knowledge of California Code of Regulations Title 22 desired

·        Knowledge of local community resources and experience representing an organization in a professional capacity

·        Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a wide variety of parents from diverse economic and ethnic backgrounds

·        Ability to prepare and present effective written work, provide strong attention to detail, and produce error-free work

·        Proactive professional with a strong work ethic and an ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment

·        Excellent project management and organizational skills

·        Ability to manage multiple projects and shift quickly between assignments with a flexible and positive attitude while meeting deadlines

·        Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment

·        Commitment to CHS’s core mission and values, and an ability to model those values in relationships with colleagues and partners

·        Excellent ability to communicate effectively, respectfully, and transparently with all levels of staff

·        Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred

·        Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

·        Automobile, valid driver’s license, good driving record, and automobile insurance

·        Ability to travel via air and surface transportation, including travel between multiple offices


CHILDREN'S HOME SOCIETY OF CALIFORNIA IS AN

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

SMOKE-FREE/DRUG-FREE WORK ENVIRONMENT

Level of Language Proficiency

 Bilingual skills in Spanish preferred

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

For consideration, send a cover letter and resume to recruiting@chs-ca.org. Please indicate Program Specialist FCCHEN/R&R – Long Beach in the subject line.


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