||The Becky Gates Children’s Center ||College Station||The Becky Gates Children’s Center is an affiliate of Texas A&M University. Under the guidance of the Division of Student Affairs, the Center currently provides full-time care for approximately 160 children, ranging in age from 12 months to five years. The Children’s Center has an operating budget of approximately $1.7 million. For more information on the Becky Gates Children’s Center visit the website at: http://bgcc.tamu.edu/. The Director provides leadership in the development and operation of the Center, which serves faculty, staff, and students (graduate and undergraduate). The Director initiates, implements, monitors and evaluates processes and policies for enrollment of children, training and management of staff, performance management, parent involvement, customer satisfaction and team interaction. Ensures quality care and education for children, administers the personnel and financial activities of the Center and encourages collaborative efforts with students, parents and university departments to encompass the needs of the children. Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, educational psychology or related field or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Ten years of related experience in management to include a minimum of five years program experience in the area of child care administration or related field, including program development and operating supervision and fiscal management. For more information on the Becky Gates Children’s Center visit the website at: http://bgcc.tamu.edu/. The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. For a complete job description or to apply, please visit the Texas A&M University employment site: https://jobpath.tamu.edu/ Posting #S00630FY17||2017/03/24||2018/04/17||View Details|
|Early Childhood Coordinator||
||Cityscape Schools||Dallas, TX||Job Description: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION COORDINATOR |
Under the supervision and direction of the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, the Early Childhood Education Coordinator provides technical assistance, mentoring, and training to the staff for the students in prekindergarten through second grade. The planning of students' readiness to learn involves culturally responsive, integrated service delivery of child development, that supports learning environments to: a) enhance children’s cognitive, social, and emotional development and b) promote children’s growth in language, literacy, mathematics, science, social and emotional development, creative arts, physical development, and approaches to learning.
Essential Job Responsibilities: Performance Indicators 1. Technical assistance: Content development and consultation 1. Maintains content development expertise and disseminates such knowledge by providing ongoing quality assistance to staff. Develops and disseminates resources and best practices for the process of implementing quality improvement efforts. 2. promotes continuous quality improvement and quality assurance efforts for the agency.
3. Coaching and Mentoring
a. Facilitates professional learning that builds capacity of staff to implement best practices in early childhood via a variety of formats: Coaching, one-on-one mentoring, group settings. Provides skill development and mentoring to staff progressing in their position by performing on-the-job technical assistance and mentoring of specific skills.
1. Provide guidance to staff in building skills and competence.
2. Facilitating the development, implementation, and coordination of internal support plans (action plans, behavior plans) with parents, teachers, and supervisors 3. Implementation and evaluation of skills and strategies.
4. Providing ongoing quality assistance to address children’s challenging behaviors and sensory needs.
5. Supports the professional development of all staff by delivering coaching and technical assistance. 2. Quality Assurance: Evaluation and Assessment 1. Participates in site visits, classrooms observations, and work groups to assess program needs and planning strategies for system/process improvement and/or development of early childhood education.
b. Assesses the implementation of the agency’s work plan to insure the program/content goals and objectives are met.
c. Providing guidance and support to staff with implementation of curriculum/individualization plans and ongoing assessments.
4. Team Work: Communication and Partnership
a. Communicates effectively to build trust.
b. Works cooperatively with other agencies to meet the needs of families and children served: 1. Coordinate child and/or family referrals 2. Communicate regularly with the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction, direct service staff, and consultants 3. Participate in regional meetings as requested 4. Develops, prepares, coordinates, and maintains relevant meetings, training and professional development activities. 5. Plan for parent meetings and trainings as assigned by the Assistant Superintendent for Instruction.
Minimum Requirements: • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree Early in Childhood Education, Child Development or related field; Certified Teacher and Master's Degree preferred • Knowledge and at least 5 years successful experience in working with early childhood. • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet and e-mail. • Academically fluent in English and Spanish (listening, speaking, reading, writing) • Valid Texas Driver’s License and access to transportation. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Ability to utilize agency resources, and technology to appropriately answer questions, and provides guidance to staff and parents. • Ability to train and provide presentations to large and small groups. • Ability to collaborate with and have working knowledge of local community resources. • Ability to communicate the English and Spanish languages (verbal and written) effectively and appropriately with others. • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. • Sustained concentration and attention to detail and accuracy. • Ability to prioritize and manage work load and deadlines. • Excellent diagnostic and problem solving skills. • Ability to meet the needs of all children specifically those at risk, and culturally diverse populations. • Regular sitting, working at computer keyboard and desk, standing to file misc. documents in filing cabinet. Occasional bending, stooping and lifting up to 25 lbs.
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||First English CDC||Austin,TX |
High quality, and well established Child
Development Center in Central Austin has an opening for School Director,
starting June 1, 2017.
Please send resume to: ATXchildcaredirector@gmail.com
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|Director of Weekday School||
||University Christian Church||Fort Worth, TX||To serve as the director of the Weekday School preschool, a program of Children’s Ministries of University Christian Church. The Weekday School director is a part of the program staff of the church, and responsible for the long-range goals of the school as well as day-to-day school operations. The director is supervised by the Associate Minister of Children’s Ministries, and serves as an ex-officio member of the Weekday School Parent Advisory Board. In addition, the Weekday School director is required to be licensed by the state of Texas as a child care center director. UCC Weekday School is a ministry of University Christian Church. UCC WDS creates a partnership of growth and development for children, parents and staff. Our mission is to create life-long learners through a developmentally appropriate learning environment that meets the needs of children on an individual basis and promotes curiosity and exploration today and into the future. Our educational philosophy is to help young children become lifelong, enthusiastic learners. This philosophy, based on the sound research principles that undergird the premium preschool programs in the nation, is guided by the criteria for developmentally appropriate practice as established by the NAEYC, the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Within a framework of knowledge of developmental stages of children ages 0-5 years, we provide activities in all major areas of learning. (language, literacy, math, social studies, physical development, art, music, and personal/social skills. Lesson plans and activities are based on the importance of the whole child. General Responsibilities • Participate as a member of UCC program staff to coordinate policies and programs of WDS with larger church and larger church with WDS. • Work with Associate Minister to Children for issues of pastoral care for WDS staff and WDS families. Finances • Oversee weekday school budget, including operating, capital expenditures, and reserve funds with Supervising Director Licensing, Records, and Accreditation • Maintain status of WDS as licensed and accredited child-care center. Including all requirements for student files, staff files and other documentation required by licensing. • Have extensive knowledge of licensing requirements and ensure that all policies, practices and personnel meet or exceed all requirements Personnel • Supervise all personnel matters including hiring, dismissal, training and classroom practices. Employee concerns or misconduct will be managed with Supervising Director and UCC Personnel Committee if necessary. Philosophy, Classroom, and Office Policies and Curriculum • Maintain mission statement of Weekday School, including whole child, play-based approach to early education • Maintain curriculum, policies, classroom practices, and long-range planning in manner consistent with philosophy of Weekday School • Maintain regular office hours during school day for accessibility for parents and staff, including during Early Birds and Discovery Time The Weekday School Board • Participate and work with parent led weekday school board to recommend and discuss school policies, programs, finances and long-range planning Public Relations, Community Relations, and Parent Relations • Oversee and maintain communication with parents, TCU, and community programs on behalf of UCC, working with early childhood professionals in the local area • Maintain membership in professional organizations Maintenance and Security • Oversee maintenance of facility and security and safety policies by working with UCC Buildings and Grounds Job Requirements Required Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education or similar Preferred Master’s degree in early childhood education, child development or similar Minimum 5 years working with children in preschool educational setting Management experience handling budget, staff and resources Strong interpersonal and mediation skills to effectively work with parents and staff Knowledge of state licensure requirements and accreditation guidelines Familiarity and support for play based, experiential, developmentally appropriate child centered learning Job Benefits Full time position Competitive salary negotiable based on experience Healthcare Paid vacation and sick leave Retirement benefits To Apply: Send cover letter & resume to: Alice Phillips, Search Committee Chair email@example.com or Michelle Ingram, Director of Operations firstname.lastname@example.org||2017/04/12||2017/06/30||View Details|