Program Specialist FCCHEN

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: $19.21 to $22.47 per hour, based on experience and education plus excellent benefits

Published

10/02/2018

Start Date

10/02/2018

Address

333 S. Anita Drive, Suite 350
Orange
California
92868
United States

Description

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

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

·        Coordinate and support quality developmentally appropriate programming for licensed family child care providers in Orange county

·        Provide early learning and education resource services in Orange county

·        Plan and implement quality components for the program

·        Conduct site visits to licensed family child care provider homes

·        Provide technical assistance to child care providers to aid them in developing an age-appropriate curriculum

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

·        Provide referrals and technical support to parents and child care providers

·        Develop and present workshops for parents and child care providers

·        Research and distribute resources for parents and child care providers

·        Comply with California Department of Education guidelines

·        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 or Associates Degree plus five (5) years of experience required

·        Child Development permit desired

·        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

·        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


SALARY SCALE: $19.21 to $22.47 per hour, based on experience and education plus excellent benefits


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

Professional

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 - Orange in the subject line.



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