Specialist (Family Child Care)
Chattanooga State is an educationally purposeful community where faculty, staff, and students share academic goals and strive for high standards that lead to the attainment of degrees and certificates, meaningful careers, and a committed citizenry of lifelong learners.
We value those who: · consistently act in the best interest of students and the College (who have their priorities right);
· get things accomplished (who execute);
· are transparent (who are direct, truthful, and non-manipulative);
· are positive in outlook (who see the glass as half-full); and
· build constructive workplace relationships (who are team players).
We have an opening for Specialist (Family Child Care) at our Chattanooga State campus!
The role will be responsible for the following:
*Administer and teach the Tennessee Early Childhood Training non-credit coursework (Orientation) using the statewide TECTA curriculum for Family and Group Home Providers other orientation’s as assigned.
*Collaborate with local early care and education programs, professional organizations, community agencies, businesses, industries, and families in our service area to ensure that the training and education needs of state-regulated family/group home programs are fully met.
*Provide technical assistance, model teaching and/or consultation to family child care providers.
*Maintain all program data and documentation (TECTA Database) *Compile and submit accurate reports in a timely manner and in compliance with contract stipulations.
*Participate actively in family early childhood professional organizations.
*Keep abreast of current literature and research related to child development, the child care field and the child care workforce.
*Provide leadership and support to family and group childcare providers, family/group child care organizations, and partner agencies through committee memberships, conference presentations, technical assistance and related special projects at the local, state and national level.
*Attend professional development training through local, state and national organizations/agencies to stay abreast of early childhood trends and issues *Obtain, maintain reliability & accountability status and staying abreast of trends and changes as it relates to the Family Child Care Environmental Rating Scale.
The Environment Rating Scales are intended to assess process quality in an early childhood or school age group.
*Promotes cooperation and commitment within a team to achieve goals.
*Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities.
*Is able to manage your time, priorities, and resources to achieve goals.
*Other duties as assigned.
*A.S. or A.A.S in Early Childhood Education.
*Minimum: four years’ experience working in early care and education directly with children (birth through age 12), with at least two years in a family/group setting.
About this company
If you would enjoy a challenging job, friendly and helpful colleagues and an outstanding work environment, Chattanooga State Community College is a dynamic and vibrant place to work. As part of one of the nation’s largest systems of public higher education (Tennessee Board of Regents), we're glad you're considering a career with the ChattState.
The value of employment at Chattanooga State goes far beyond salary. As a potential employee, you will enjoy a full range of benefits, services and programs. Total compensation includes annual salary, a generous annual and sick leave program, 13 paid holidays, health and life insurance, retirement, 401(k) and more. Please review Chattanooga State's benefit options.
Location/Region: Chattanooga, TN (US - 37406)