Early Childhood Specialist
Stokes Partnership for Children (SPC) is seeking a full-time Early Childhood Specialist. Position shares duties in the Child Care Resource and Referral (CCR&R) and the Workforce Innovation to Support Early Education (WISEE) programs. Working with the CCR&R Coordinator, the Early Childhood Specialist provides services to early childhood professionals, including providing professional development opportunities and learning opportunities for parents/caregivers through the planning and coordination of trainings and workshops. Performs duties for the CCR&R Resource Library. Advocates for quality early childhood programs and educators. Working with the WISEE Coordinator, the Early Childhood Specialist helps recruit students to participate in the WISEE program; encourages and supports students to obtain college credits in order to increase the workforce of higher educated early childhood professionals; and provides enhanced educational opportunities for students. The Early Childhood Specialist will provide support and guidance to students to help decrease barriers and create a more seamless pathway for those interested in the early childhood field. The Early Childhood Specialist will collaborate with other early childhood professionals at both the local, state and national levels to provide students a broad range of educational experiences in order to provide motivation for the students to strive for excellence as a teacher in the ECE field.
Candidates must have at a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in child development, early childhood education, child human services or other directly related field; at least two years paid experience as an early childhood professional, including as an early childhood teacher, child care center administrator or a combination of experience in an early childhood related field, preferably the early childhood education field; strong familiarity with the NC Child Care Regulations, a plus.
Mandatory drug screening and criminal background check required. Some travel required. Competitive salary and excellent benefits package, including retirement and health insurance. Send resume to Cindy Tuttle, Executive Director, SPC, PO Box 2319, King, NC or email by Friday, June 4, 2021. For a complete job description, including detailed position requirements, go to www.stokespfc.com.
Starting pay range: $35,500 to $38,000, contingent on education and experience.
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