Early Childhood Education Professional
Company: Southwest Human Development Inc
Posted on: January 25, 2023
Southwest Human Development is seeking Early Childhood Education
Professionals to join our Coaching and Assessment programs as part
of Arizona's statewide quality improvement and rating program.
A Quality First Assessor conducts and completes assessment using
tools selected by Arizona's First Things First program in early
care and education settings in an objective, reliable and efficient
- Conduct early childhood classroom observations in child care
centers and family child care homes in the state of
- Use Assessment tools including the Environmental Rating Scales
and Classroom Assessment Scoring System to evaluate quality of
early childhood programs
- Score the assessment tools maintaining reliability and
- Create detailed, clearly written evaluation reports meeting
Quality First Coaches provide on-site coaching and training to
early care and education programs enrolled in Quality First. They
also partner with early childhood professionals to provide
individualized guidance and support; assist in the development of
quality improvement goals; and deliver targeted professional
development and technical assistance to teachers.
- Collaborate with child care center or family home care staff,
and as applicable, other technical assistance service providers to
review assessment findings to plan supportive service intervention
and develop Quality Improvement Plans.
- Assist in the implementation of the Quality Improvement Plan
through regular coaching visits including, but not limited to,
observations, reflective feedback, training, modeling, and/or
- Consult directly with participants to plan and implement
training or direct technical assistance in a variety of areas based
on best practice principles in adult learning and identified goals
and objectives of the Quality Improvement Plans.
- Maintain up-to-date documentation on coach activities and
participant progress including coaching logs, activity log entries
and Quality Improvement Plans.
- Bachelor's degree in early childhood education - OR -
Bachelor's degree that includes at least 24 college credits in ECE
or a closely related field.
- At least five (5) years of experience working in an early
childhood setting with children birth-8; experience working in an
early childhood education setting with infants, toddlers or
preschoolers and/or early childhood program director experience is
- Demonstrate understanding of the dynamics of child development,
developmentally appropriate practices, positive guidance and
discipline, child-centered approaches, family dynamics, and
management in early care and education settings
- Knowledge of Arizona Early Learning Standards and Infant
Toddler Developmental Guidelines, ADHS state licensing standards,
national accreditation standards and systems
- Travel throughout Maricopa County is required.
- Valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card preferred - OR - must
qualify for a valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance
- Reliable transportation, valid driver's license in good
standing, and proof of current auto insurance is required.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) is preferred.
Southwest Human Development ("SWHD") takes the health and safety of
our employees and the communities we serve very seriously. We
strongly believe vaccination is a critical safety measure to
protect each of us and the communities we serve. The COVID
vaccinations have proven to be highly effective at protecting
people from getting COVID-19 or from getting severely ill from
All candidates must meet SWHD vaccination standards, including the
COVID vaccine, for their program.
- Bachelors or better in Early Childhood EducationLicenses &
- Auto Ins Certificate
- Driver's License
- Non-IVP Card Level 1SkillsPreferred
- Active Listening
- Continuous Learning
- Cultural Sensitivity
- Microsoft Office
- Team Oriented
- Time Management
- Written CommunicationEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected
Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe 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
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