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Provider Engagement Coach

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ABOUT CHILDREN’S COUNCIL:

For more than 45 years, Children’s Council has been the heart of childcare and early education in San Francisco, advancing the belief that high-quality child care can transform lives and communities. Our more than 120 team members help families navigate their child care and preschool options and secure financial assistance to pay for it. We provide home-based child care businesses with the training and resources to succeed. Through a wide range of free programs and workshops, we support parents and caregivers as they build child development skills. As the city’s second-largest nonprofit contractor, with an annual budget of over $100 million, we are a major stakeholder in the child care system. We educate the public and advocate for increased investment in early education at the local and state level. If you are a child care champion, we want you on our team.


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Family and Children’s Services division connect families with child care and other services to support children placed in, or at risk of being placed in, foster care, utilizing the full range of in-house and community-based services. This team addresses complex situations with multiple stressors to support the needs of families and child care educators with a trauma-sensitive lens. The Provider Engagement Coach will join this team, and support child care educators’ efforts to continuously improve the quality of their programs and to create the best experiences for children in their care, ranging from ages 0-13. S/he/they supports programs via an array of services, including individualized coaching, inclusion, and trauma-informed care training, facilitated peer support and small group learning, establishing defined quality improvement goals.


Key Qualities

  • You understand how to demonstrate responsive caregiving practices for children.
  • You display a learning-centered approach when training adult learners.
  • You have experience responding to the needs of diverse child care educators, ranging from Center-Based, License-Exempt, or Family Child Care Homes and strengthening their capacity to learn.


Responsibilities:

The Provider Engagement Coach core responsibilities are to motivate, support and help child care educators implement defined goals to improve their skills and abilities so that they can provide high-quality care in alignment with the Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale (FCCERs) and the Foster Care Bridge Program.


In the context of that responsibility, the Provider Engagement Coach will:

  • Help child care providers develop goals for program improvement and translate those into a prioritized actionable plan to meet Family Child Care Home Education Networks and Emergency Child Care Bridge Program for Foster Children contract deliverables.
  • Use the FCCERS tool to assess the care environment of child care programs participating in the Family Child Care Home Education Network (FCCHEN).
  • With Manager support, coordinate and facilitate ongoing training, coaching and support services to child care educators and Children's Council staff, by using a set trauma informed care curriculum created by the California Resource and Referral Network.
  • Maintain accurate records of provider assessments, attendance at trainings, needs assessment etc. and analyze related data to demonstrate impact of supports per various contract requirements.
  • Cultivate and maintain partnerships with key stakeholders—child care educators, community-based organizations, funders, and content experts—in a manner that engenders rapport and credibility.
  • Collaborate across the Child Care Quality and Business Supports and Family Child Care Services Departments to ensure providers receive coordinated supports.
  • Document service delivery/utilization and solicit customer feedback to continuously improve services and assess progress and impact.
  • Support in and out-of-county child care educators to structure environments, routines and interactions that result in high-quality programming, trauma informed practices and promotes each child’s healing, growth and development.


Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in Child Development or Early Childhood Education.
  • Knowledge and experience child care assessment tools, such as FCCERS, CLASS, DRDP, ASQ and ACE’s.
  • Knowledge and experience with Early Childhood Education programs and supports.
  • Experience with basic curriculum development, dual language learning, inquiry-based learning, quality improvement planning, implementation, and systems.
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience working with adult learning concepts and strategies.
  • Must have flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.
  • Must be comfortable, and able to travel within all Bay Area communities.
  • A background clearance is required.


Physical Requirements:  

  • Manual dexterity to use a telephone, computer, and other office equipment
  • Physical agility to lift and carry materials; bend, stoop, walk and reach overhead
  • Must have the ability to travel to meet with clients; observe, capture notes, and interact with children during assessments.

Children's Council of SF is committed to building a staff that is rich with cultural, social and experiential diversity. Candidates who want to join us on this journey and who can uniquely contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply.


Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Children's Council of SF will continue working remotely through the end of June 2021. As of July 1, 2021 we will operate in a hybrid model. Applicants should be comfortable with both the remote and in office scenarios.


Benefits, and Perks:

We offer great benefits! Medical, dental, vision, Long-term disability, Life & Pet Insurance / Employer 401K Matching program/ Tuition Reimbursement Program/ FSA, HSA & Transit Commuter Benefits / Generous, graduated tiered PTO accrual - starting at 4.5 weeks annually, plus 12 paid holidays + FH for Birthday / Lunch-n-Learn Training Program


Applications will be considered as they are submitted. Our positions remain opened until filled.


Equal Opportunity & Equity Statement

 

Children’s Council is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity as central to our work serving the San Francisco community. We comply with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Our practices are in alignment with our commitment to workplace equity, diversity, and inclusion. We foster a work environment where our current and future staff feel welcomed without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability or sexual orientation.

ABOUT CHILDREN’S COUNCIL:

For more than 45 years, Children’s Council has been the heart of childcare and early education in San Francisco, advancing the belief that high-quality child care can transform lives and communities. Our more than…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

DOE

Benefits

We offer a family-friendly workplace plus a comprehensive health and benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and AD&D coverage
  • 401(K) retirement plan with match
  • Flexible spending account
  • Generous paid time off
  • Pre-tax transportation vouchers
  • Competitive salaries compared to those paid by similar employers
  • Ongoing training and professional development for all staff
  • Tuition Reimbursement

We offer a family-friendly workplace plus a comprehensive health and benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and AD&D coverage
  • 401(K) retirement plan…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
445 Church St, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA

How to Apply

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