EHS hiring early childhood coaching specialist

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The Early Head Start (EHS) is seeking a technical assistance specialist to join its team. The specialist will be a model and mentor responsible for supporting the implementation of the Head Start Performance Standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures technical assistance services align with the Head Start Performance Standards to meet the individual needs of EHS providers.
  • Works collaboratively with the education team to develop areas of expertise and provide targeted assistance based on the unique and evolving needs of the EHS providers.
  • Works collaboratively with EHS partners to connect EHS providers with additional support and resources based on the unique needs of the provider. 
  • Assists EHS providers in achieving accreditation/re-accreditation. 
  • Works cooperatively with other agencies to meet the needs of families and children served.
  • Coordinates child and/or family referrals.
  • Provides support services of children’s transition plan.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field required.
  • One to two years of classroom experience in early childhood or a related field is required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ Creole) preferred.
  • Computer skills required, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be willing to travel to all areas, as needed, within the South Florida areas to perform required tasks and provide own reliable transportation. Requires a valid Florida Driver’s License, a good driving record and automobile insurance, as required by the Early Learning Coalition driving policy.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, log into Handshake with your FIU credentials and type in the following keywords: child.  

The deadline to apply is Nov. 25.