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Child Development Consultant I

Childcare Resources
244 West Valley Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35209
$38,000 - $43,224 a year - Full-time

Location

244 West Valley Avenue, Birmingham, AL 35209

Benefits
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  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid training
  • Retirement plan

Full job description

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, the Child Development Consultant I is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to child care programs to improve the quality of child care, special projects and the production of the Quality Times . At times night and weekend work may be necessary due to scheduled trainings.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, develop and implement trainings for child care providers that meet the needs of beginning, intermediate and advanced child care providers who may work in a variety of child care settings
  • Provide technical assistance, model teaching and/or consultation to child care providers
  • Oversee and provide technical assistance as indicated for special projects
  • Maintain all program data and documentation
  • Compile and submit accurate reports in a timely manner and in compliance with contract stipulations
  • Drive the Mobile Resources Library Van to routes as assigned
  • Adhere to IACET’s Continuing Education and Training Standards for all trainings
  • Participate actively in early childhood professional organizations
  • Keep abreast of current literature and research related to child development, the child care field and the child care workforce
  • Assist at fundraising and training events when needed
  • Provide quality customer service to all internal and external customers of the agency
  • Follow agency procedures to assure reporting of suspected child abuse and/or neglect
  • Follow agency procedures in reporting any suspected licensing deficiencies observed at child care programs
  • Participate in the attainment and retention of CCAA Quality Assurance Accreditation
  • React productively to change and handle all other work-related responsibilities as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Child Development, (Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies), Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education (with 30 credits in Child Development or Early Childhood) or a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, (Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies), Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education (with 30 credits in Child Development or Early Childhood)
  • Minimum: five years’ experience with Master’s degree OR ten years’ experience with Bachelor’s degree working in early care and education directly with children and families
  • Prefer: experience with children ages birth through age 13 including children with special needs, families in a child care setting and adult learners
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Alabama Child Care Licensing Requirements
  • Knowledge of training techniques for adult learners and the different types of child care programs and the staff who work in them
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
  • Motor vehicle report (MVR) must be acceptable according to the guidelines of Childcare Resources’ current insurance carrier
  • Driver's license and regular access to vehicle covered by liability insurance with limits of $100,000/$300,000

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

Paid Training:

  • Yes

Management:

  • Assistant Manager

Typical end time:

  • 4PM

Typical start time:

  • 8AM

Work Remotely

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $38,000.00 - $43,224.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)
  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: In person