The Education and Child Development Manager shares management responsibilities with the Early Childhood Education Center Director/Project Manager. The Education and Child Development Manager directs and facilitates the delivery of developmentally appropriate early childhood education services to include curriculum fidelity, ECERS, CLASS, developmental screenings, coaching, professional development, CDE check point data, identification of and oversight of referral process for special education evaluations and IEP/504 implementation, identification of and oversight of referral process for mental health consultation, and health services. The Education and Child Development Manager is responsible for meeting the needs of all children enrolled in the Early Childhood Programs through training, collaboration and parent meetings. The job responsibilities include leadership and mentoring, staff professional development, classroom support, and facilitation of the delivery of special education services. This position partners with and works collaboratively with the Early Childhood Education Center Project Manager to support the delivery of high-quality child and family services and supervises Volunteers of America’s on-site Foster Grandparent program participants and RSVP participants.
Required: Baccalaureate or advanced degree in early childhood education or a baccalaureate or advanced degree and equivalent coursework in early childhood education with documented early education teaching experience. Prefer degree in Early Childhood Special Education. A current PDIS level III minimum, IV preferred. Current Coaching certification. Three years of classroom experience plus two years of teacher training or administration level experience. One year of experience in providing Special Education services. Experience with relevant population required. Experience in evaluating situations and decision-making. Good organizational skills and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Must possess a valid Colorado driver’s license and state-mandated automobile insurance. Large Center Director Qualification. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred.
Salary:$23.13 per hour
Work Schedule:Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Benefit eligibility is based on job type/status
4 paid days off to use throughout the year upon hire!
Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
Pension and 403b Retirement Plan
Health and Dental
Life Insurance (Including Accidental Death & Dismemberment)
Short Term & Long Term Disability
Employee Assistance Program