Department Of Defense Fort Lewis , WA 98433
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Serves as the Child and Youth Services (CYS) trainer and professional child/youth development education consultant for CDS, SAS, CLEOS, and/or YS program(s) with responsibility for ensuring the quality and consistency of programming.
Applies professional knowledge to plan and implement a comprehensive training and professional development program that promotes positive growth and development of children and youth IAW all applicable regulations and standards.
Designs, administers and conducts the Foundation, Annual/On-Going training requirements based on course outlines. Conducts training both on-the-job and in classroom settings based on developed training plan.
Evaluates staff/provider competence and conducts and documents quarterly training reviews with all direct staff and FCC Providers to discuss progress.
Ensures staffs is trained and follow risk management procedures (i.e., abuse prevention, identification, and reporting procedures; accident prevention, etc.) Acts as appropriate credential advisor and representative and maintains "Active" status.
Designs and implements annual CYS program plan to include training goals and objectives, plan to meet individual staff needs, curriculum framework that encompasses the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children/youth.
Serves as a member of the Installation Child and Youth Evaluation Team (ICYET) with primary responsibility for training and programming regulatory requirements and CYS baseline standards.
Assists in maintaining DoD certification, and assists in achieving and retaining national accreditation or Army equivalent and maintaining accreditation/Army equivalent standards.
Has primary responsibility for the programming/training portions of inspections, reviews, and rating scales. Observes in appropriate program settings throughout all hours of operation to assess and evaluate staff competency and provide feedback.
Arranges for subject matter experts to conduct/ support specialized training. Identifies and trains CYS Program Associates and MHA Star Providers to assist in conducting entry level training for new employees/providers.
Spends 60 - 75% of time in programs/homes training, observing, evaluating and modeling Enables staff/providers/volunteers to maintain their Individual Development Plans (IDP) and ensures training has been properly documented.
Manages program to budget. Conducts written analyses of budget variances, and prepares justification for funding of program resource requirements.
Works under the direct supervision of the Program Director (Facility or Family Child Care) and senior rated by the Lead Trainer, CYS Services Administrator or CYS Services Coordinator. Performs other duties as assigned.
25% or less - You may be expected to travel for this position.
Job family (Series)
1701 General Education And Training
HelpRequirements Conditions of Employment
Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position
A one year probationary period may be required
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check
Completed and signed DA Form 3433 is required prior to entrance on duty
All required background checks of AR 215-3 and the Crime Control Act must be successfully completed and maintained, including Child and Youth National Agency Check with Inquiries (CNACI)
Satisfactory performance, successful completion of training requirements and demonstrated on the job competency is required. Travel to on and off post locations required.
Must have current health assessment which documents good mental and physical health, freedom from communicable disease, and immunizations IAW current Army and DoD policy to include annual influenza vaccinations.
Successful completion of a pre-employment physical is required
A successful background investigation Tier 1 (CNACI) submission to the Office of Personnel Management is a condition of employment that must be met no later than 30 calendar days after placement in the position
May be assigned irregular duties, must be willing to work nights, weekends and holiday shifts
Successful completion of an undergraduate Degree that included or was supplemented by major study (at least 24 semester hours) in child development or early childhood education, or other fields appropriate to the position to be filled consistent with:
For positions in CDC, FCC or CLEOS an undergraduate degree with a major course of study in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or Elementary Education is required.
Combination of education and experience as follows:
Successful completion of at least 24 semester hours in a major course of study in an appropriate CYS field commensurate with the program assigned as indicated above, plus appropriate work experience that provided knowledge skills and abilities directly related to the duties described in the fields appropriate to the position. Appropriate experience and course work must be comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the four-year course of study described above. In addition, candidate must possess:
1.At least twelve (12) months experience working in child and youth programs.
2.At least one year of experience in the same or similar work equivalent to at least the next lower grade or level requiring application of the knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position being filled.
3.The ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
4.Experience in planning and conducting training for child and youth staff.
5.Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
6.The physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 lbs, walk, bend, stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors.
A Bachelor's degree in the appropriate field as indicated above, and two years of progressively higher level graduate education leading to a master's degree or equivalent graduate degree in a directly related field is fully qualifying for the position.
In addition to the requirements above, highly-qualified candidates will also possess the following:
Possess demonstrated work experience as a Training Specialist in a Child and Youth Services Facility.
Applicants that meet both the Minimum Qualifications and Highly Qualified criteria will be referred to management for consideration first. If management does not select a Highly Qualified candidate, they may request a referral list including all qualified applicants
A copy of all supporting documents must be submitted before the announcement's closing date
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