Professional Devel. Coach II

Child Care Resource Center Chatsworth , CA 91311

Posted 3 months ago

Work where your work matters. Work at CCRC.

CCRC prides itself as a workplace of choice for passionate talent, driven by our mission to cultivate child, family and community well-being. Whether the positon works directly with the public or supports our programs, every position is vital to our mission's success and reputation as a leader. We are not your typical non-profit. We are 800 people strong and growing!

We have doubled in size over the past 10 years. We provide child development and early education, workforce development opportunities, child care financial assistance, Head Start preschool and Early Head Start services and more for close to 50,000 parents, children, and child care providers each month in Northern Los Angeles County, including Antelope Valley, and the entirety of San Bernardino County, including an office in Victorville, serving a total geographic area of 22,500 square miles.

You could play a key role supporting the Resource & Referral Department!

You could play a key role supporting the Resource & Referral Department!

General Summary:
Under general supervision, the Health & Safety Professional Development Coach will assist providers with health and safety practices in the CCRC community. The Coach will provide instructional support, mentoring, and coaching to providers to enhance the quality of early care and education. Conduct visits to providers to support the adherence to Community Care Licensing Title 22 Regulations, Caring for Our Children, Environmental Rating Scale (ERS), and Quality Rating Improvement Systems (QRIS) Standards. The Professional Development Coach builds and maintains relationships with child care professionals, provides mentoring and resources to help providers integrate new information into child care practice, facilitates the development of an individualized professional development plan, and connects providers to professional growth opportunities.

This position requires frequently local travel between our Chatsworth Headquarters and Palmdale offices and Metro Los Angeles.

To be successful, you will need:

Bachelor's Degree required in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Public Health, or related field, including a minimum of 24 semester units in Child Development or Early Childhood Education required or equivalent college semester units in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or related field

  • Hold or qualify for Child Development Site Supervisor Permit

  • Three years or more of relevant job experience

  • Three years of experience working with Family Child Care and Child Care Center settings required

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Community Care Licensing Title 22 Regulations, Caring for Our Children: National Health and Safety Performance Standards, Child Development & Developmentally Appropriate Practice

  • Experience facilitating groups independently and/or co-facilitating groups

  • Experience and ability to work with adult learners and diverse client populations

  • Knowledge of curriculum development and instructional design techniques and practices

  • Ability to use effective problem-solving and conflict resolution skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

  • Ability to coordinate a variety of schedules and work independently with limited direction

  • Ability to complete projects under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirement and changes in assignment.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills; ability to successfully interface with others (bi-lingual preferred)

  • Ability to maintain cooperative, diplomatic working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agency staff, and the Public

  • Ability to be flexible and innovative, as the needs of the program evolve (including flexible work hours), to support departmental and agency programs

  • Ability to complete projects under tight deadlines even when there are competing requirements and changes in assignments

  • Proficiency in Windows based programs and data entry experience required

  • Automobile, auto insurance, California Driver's License and clean DMV record

  • Provide documentation of required TB and fingerprint clearance

  • Ability to work a non-traditional work schedule including evenings and weekends

Keys areas of responsibility include the ability to:

Coaching & Mentoring 60%

  • Provide onsite-based professional development coaching visits to advise on child care licensing standards and rules and regulations for the R&R Division.

  • Coach participants to conduct child observations, assessments, age appropriate activities, lesson plans and complete child portfolios (if applicable to program).

  • Model developmentally appropriate curriculum and practice and act as a resource for participants on health and safety, emergency preparedness, child development, quality child care, and professional development.

  • Assist participants in developing a professional development plan, setting goals and selected strategies in accordance to program requirements (QRIS Matrix) if applicable.

  • Assist participants in becoming familiar with Assessment/screening tools related to Early Childhood Education such as (ERES, DRDP, CLASS, ASQ).

  • Share feedback and information and help reflect on progress through a "Strength Based Approach" to participants.

  • Outreach and recruit potential participants (if applicable to program).

Participant Training and Engagement up to 20%

  • Facilitate and/or present to Early Childhood professionals on health and safety, child development topics, Early Childhood Educators (ECE) Competencies, and other developmentally appropriate activities as applicable.

  • Assess and guide participants on their status toward achieving child development permits in accordance to the Child Development Permit Matrix issued by California Teacher Credentialing (if applicable to program)

  • Build connections with local higher education institutions to facilitate ECE professionals with current resources and practices in the field and to link child care providers to educational opportunities.

  • Facilitate professional learning cohorts and networking opportunities for ECE professionals.

Monitoring & Compliance 20%

  • Support participants to remain in compliance with Community Care Licensing regulations and other state funded funding terms and conditions in accordance to specified programs.

  • Remain current of any changes to federal and state rules, regulations and guidelines and on Early Childhood Education program practices and assessment tools as well as community resources.

  • Conduct progress monitoring of program activities and enter progress reports in database(s).

  • Ensure accountability of participants and provide ongoing support for meeting program requirements.

  • Assist supervisors in the preparation and submission of timely reports

  • Measure and monitor Early Childhood Education environments and program activities for quality assurance purposes

Parent Education and Engagement 10% (if applicable to program)

  • Provide parent education and engagement opportunities in CCRC agency, Early Childhood Education programs, and in their community.

  • Recommend to parents appropriate educational materials and resources that promote positive child outcomes.

At CCRC, passion and meaningful work is rewarded! We offer employees:

  • Competitive compensation package

  • Robust benefit offerings -Medical, Dental, Vision, and Voluntary Life Insurance

  • Basic Life Insurance and Long Term Disability paid for by CCRC

  • Employer Contribution and Employer Match in the 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan with 100% vesting

  • Generous Time Off Policy-Vacation and Sick Time, Holidays, and Paid Winter Break

  • Opportunities for learning and professional development, including education reimbursement

  • Employee Assistance and Wellness Programs

  • 501(c) (3) designation-You can apply for Public Service Loan Forgiveness!

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Professional Devel. Coach II

Child Care Resource Center