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Early Childhood Specialist

Company: STGi
Location: Madison
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Job Description:

STG International is currently seeking Early Childhood Specialist (ECS) candidates with strong early childhood backgrounds to support our Head Start Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) team in Region V. The ECS provides professional expertise in early childhood education and development through assisting Head Start and/or Early Head Start programs with consultation, training, policy and procedure development, and statewide agency collaboration in the areas such as ongoing child assessment, curriculum identification and implementation, dual language learners, school readiness outcomes, and family engagement. The ECS will provide intensive on-site training and technical assistance to HS grantees based on ACF Regional Office (RO) assignments which will require travel and the ability to work on-site for periods of time ranging from one day to several weeks. The ECS may reside in WI for the position.Responsibilities/Duties:Provide on-site, group, or virtual TTA to grantees related to school readiness, family engagement and professional development.Provide TTA related to the selection and implementation of ongoing child assessment, curriculum, and teaching that is age, developmentally, culturally and linguistically appropriate across the birth to five spectrum. Assist grantees to improve teacher/child interactions as described by the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) for center-based preschool programs and other measures suitable for programs serving children from birth to five or children in home based and family child care settings.Assist grantees in developing the procedures and skills for aggregate and analyze data obtained through multiple sources including ongoing child assessment, CLASS, child health, PIR, and family engagement data.Assist grantees with the selection and implementation of a developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate curriculum.Assist grantees in developing and implementing an effective research-based coaching model designed to improve the quality of teacher/home visitor/family child care provider performance, classroom quality, and outcomes for children.Assist grantees to develop and implement family engagement practices that support family progress as described in the Parent, Family and Community Engagement Framework (PFCE), including coaching of family engagement staff and selections and implementation of a parenting curriculum.Assist grantees to improve their collaboration with Local Education Agencies (LEA), state agencies and other partners.Coordinate TTA with Grantee, Family Engagement, Health, and System specialists to ensure effective integration of TTA across service areas, as directed by the RO.Provide content expertise in implementing national and regional priorities and initiatives.Work in partnership with federal Program Specialists to deliver high quality TTA services to grantees.Maintain regular and timely communication with RO staff on delivery of TTA and progress toward corrective actions or quality improvement.Participate in meetings including but not limited to National TTA meetings, Regional Office meetings, team conferences, and one-on-one meetings with the ECS Manager.Support emerging OHS initiatives and priorities.Assist grantees to strengthen birth to five transition practices, including building relationships with local preschools, elementary schools, and other partners.Provide various progress reports including, but not limited to weekly, monthly, and other periodic reports; meetings, events, and technical assistance; Monthly Travel; and quarterly plans for activities and expected outcomes.* Ability to utilize resources, research and available technology to appropriately provide guidance to staff, parents and partners regarding early childhood issues from the Early Childhood Learning and Knowledge Center (ECLKC), National Centers and other Office of Head Start national resources.* Ability to develop, train and provide presentations to individuals, small and large groups.* Knowledge of software systems that hold career training data and child outcome data at the grantee level.* Understanding of developmentally, culturally, and linguistically appropriate curriculum and assessment.* Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.* Sustained concentration and attention to detail and accuracy.* Ability to prioritize and manage workload and deadlines.* Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.* Familiarity with the--Improving School Readiness for Head Start Act of 2007,Head Start and Early Head Start Programs, OHS Monitoring Protocols and processes, and knowledge of--Head Start Program Performance Standardsand Other Regulations as they apply to all facets of early childhood education, family engagement, collaboration, and professional development.Job Requirements:* Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in from an accredited university or college with a preferred degree in Early Childhood Education/Development or related field. Infant/Toddler coursework preferred for all candidates. If the highest degree was awarded more than ten years ago, the resume should be specific regarding courses, conferences, seminars that have been attended that ensure you have remained current in the field of early childhood education and/or child development.* A minimum of five years' experience in programs for young children ranging from birth to five years in age. The experienced should include the provision of technical assistance to teachers, home visitors, family child care providers, coaches, and/or management team members.* Demonstrated experience working with special populations or children in different learning environments, such as children with disabilities, children who are dual language learners, children in family child care settings, and/or children who are homeless.* Demonstrated experience facilitating group discussions and presenting to range of audiences.* Demonstrated ability analyzing data and assisting programs to make data driven decisions.* Demonstrated experience providing training and/or technical assistance to programs in developing and/or implementing school readiness goals or plans.* Demonstrated experience communicating, both orally and in writing, to various audiences.* Demonstrated experience with mental health and/or social emotional development, as required by individual regions.* Intermediate to advanced level experience with recent versions of Microsoft Suite, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer; ability to use current webinar technology and audio conferencing. Familiarity with Smart Sheets preferred.* Sufficient flexibility to work on-site with--grantees for periods of time ranging from one day to several weeks, at the request of the regional office.* Obtain and maintain CLASS TOT certification, as required by individual regions.* Valid Driver License and access to transportation.

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