Adams County Government
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- What Success Looks Like In This Job
Provide teachers and teacher assistants with adequate levels of observation, feedback, and supervision to promote developmentally appropriate teaching practices. Provide training and technical assistance to teaching staff. Provide technical assistance to the Education Program Manager.
- Examples of Duties for Success
- Observe education staff in the classroom.
- Provide assistance to education staff in planning developmentally appropriate activities.
- Provide individual training and mentoring to teachers and teacher assistants.
- Respond to and resolve inquiries and complaints.
- Monitor teaching staff to see that they meet and exceed performance standards.
- Assist in the implementation of policies and procedures.
- Serve as a liaison between Education Program Manager, Education Coach, and teaching staff.
- Establish schedules and methods; implement policies and procedures.
- Attend staff meetings, workshops, formal classes, and in-service training classes to continually advance skills and knowledge.
- Participate in the selection of teaching staff.
- Prepare various reports on operations, activities and performance appraisals.
- Attend and participate in staff meetings and program events as requested.
- Analyze classroom material needs and make recommendations for purchases.
- Arrange substitute coverage for classrooms and ensure child:teacher ratios meet applicable regulations.
- Provide guidance and support to teachers taking on new assignments.
- Make recommendations to staff regarding resources available for technical assistance and continued learning.
- Assist in developing work plans, policies, and procedures.
- Assist in the conducting of workshops and training of staff and parents.
- Perform other related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Qualifications for Success
- Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in early childhood education or child development, including at least two (2)years of experience in teaching and curriculum planning.
- Minimum of two (2) years of supervision experience.
- Education and Training: Bachelor's degree in early childhood education, child development, or a related field, from an accredited college or university.
- License or Certificate:
- Child Development Associate (CDA) credential appropriate to age of children being served OR
- A State-awarded certificate for preschool teachers that meets or exceeds CDA requirements OR
- A Baccalaureate/Advanced degree in early childhood education or related field AND
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Colorado driver's license. AND
- Possession of, or ability to obtain, CPR and First Aid Certificate.
- Background Check: Ability to pass a criminal background check, FBI background check, and Central Registry check.
- More Qualifications for Success
- Ability to travel between Head Start facilities where supervision is exercised. A Motor Vehicle record check will be conducted.
- Must complete physical examination and TB test upon hire.