Quality Connections Trainer/Coach Supervisor, San Francisco Bay Area Job#5497
June 10, 2018
San Francisco, California
Full Time - Experienced
Advocacy / Non-Profit
Quality Connections Trainer/Coach Supervisor, San Francisco
Senior Program Associate
Center for Child & Family Studies
LEVEL G: Competitive Salary (DOE)
San Francisco Bay Area (Home Office)
The Center for Child & Family Studies (CCFS) is dedicated to helping children get a healthy and successful start in life—particularly those living in poverty, dual-language learners, and those with special needs. CCFS promotes high-quality, research-based early care and education and its work informs national, state, and local child and family policies.
CCFS has been funded by First 5 San Francisco to provide training and technical assistance to early childhood educators and programs participating in San Francisco’s Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS).
Position Description The Quality Improvement System (QIS) Trainer/Coach Supervisor will oversee training, technical assistance, and coaching services provided to child care centers and family child care programs in San Francisco. The Trainer/Coach Supervisor position also carries its own training/coaching caseload. Applicants must live in San Francisco or a neighboring county (Marin, Alameda, or San Mateo).
All applicants who are invited to the interview phase will be required to provide a written statement describing their training and coaching philosophy/approach.
Supervise three trainer/coaches including managing training/coaching assignments, assessing fidelity to training/coaching models, monitoring compliance with established policies and processes, reviewing training/coaching progress reports and other documentation, conducting live or video-based observations of training/coaching sessions, using observational tools to assess training/coaching, and providing reflective supervision
Facilitate or co-facilitate professional development activities for trainers/coaches as required (e.g., San Francisco Coaching Collaborative meetings, Critical Friends Group, quarterly trainer/coach meetings)
Contribute to the development of policies, procedures, and practices to guide the work of the Quality Improvement System
Contribute to the development of training/coaching content, models, and strategies
Contribute to quarterly and annual reporting
Collaborate with San Francisco Quality Partners (e.g, First 5 SF) and other entities providing training and technical assistance (e.g., PITC Partners for Quality)
Provide training, technical assistance, and coaching on the California Early Childhood Learning & Development System (i.e., foundations, curriculum frameworks, program guidelines, observational child assessment)
Provide training on the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale - Revised (ITERS-R), Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale - Revised (ECERS-R), and Family Child Care Environment Rating Scale – Revised (FCCERS-R)
Provide training on the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Infant, Toddler, and PreK
Support center-based and family child care programs in developing and implementing quality improvement plans
Participate in training/professional development as required, including obtaining and maintaining required certifications/authorizations
Participate in project meetings as required
Master’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field plus at least five years’ experience in early childhood program implementation
Demonstrated expertise in child development (birth to age 5), early childhood education, and adult learning theory
In-depth knowledge of early childhood systems development and implementation
Certification in the Program for Infant/Toddler Care (PITC) Modules I – IV; certification in PITC Module V (Beginning Together) preferred
In-depth knowledge of the California Early Childhood Learning & Development System (i.e., foundations, curriculum frameworks, program guidelines, observational child assessment), including documented completion of California Early Childhood Online (www.caearlychildhoodonline.org) modules for DRDP (2015) (10 modules) and California Department of Education Early Learning and Development Foundations and Frameworks (15 modules)
In-depth knowledge of tools used to assess child care program quality (e.g., ITERS, ECERS, FCCERS, CLASS)
In-depth knowledge of evidence-based early childhood coaching models
Knowledge of the California Center for Social Emotional Foundations in Early Learning (CA CSEFEL) approach, including documented completion of the California Early Childhood Online (www.caearlychildhoodonline.org) module for the Center for Social Emotional Foundations Early Learning Teaching Pyramid Framework (1 module)
Demonstrated ability to develop strong relationships with children, families, staff, and partners/stakeholders from diverse backgrounds
Demonstrated experience applying adult learning theory in training, technical assistance, and coaching contexts
Demonstrated experience working with various early childhood program types (e.g., infant/toddler, preschool, center-based, family child care, Early Head Start/Head Start)
Experience with a variety of evidence-based early childhood curricula
Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team
Ability to manage and balance multiple tasks and priorities
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
roficiency with technology (e.g., computers, audio/visual equipment), software, and databases
Local travel and occasional evening/weekend work are required
Note: Must be authorized to work in USA (visa sponsorship not available).
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WestEd is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veterans’ status or other status protected by applicable law.
Internal Number: 5497
WestEd, a nonprofit research, development, and service agency, works with education and other communities to promote excellence, achieve equity, and improve learning for children, youth, and adults. While WestEd serves the states of Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah as one of the nation's Regional Educational Laboratories, our agency's work extends throughout the United States and abroad. It has 16 offices nationwide, from Washington and Boston to Arizona, Southern California, and its headquarters in San Francisco.
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