Coordinator II, Early Childhood Development and Community Engagement

Milpitas Unified School District - Milpitas, California - Full time

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of the district school-age child care program and Child Development Centers, family engagement, support in development of preschool through third grade programs, and coordination of transitional kindergarten program. The coordinator provides technical support and assistance in professional development services.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES:

Develops, leads, and oversees the district Child Development Centers, ensuring compliance with California state mandates for funding and program implementation.

Functions as coordinator of a comprehensive educational program for pre-school, infant care and before and after school programs.

Consults and collaborates with elementary school district principals to establish needs, develop plan, implement plan and maintain wrap around programs for students at elementary schools.

Works with various agencies in the community, both public and private to provide needed services for children in the district.

Plans and directs the development and communication of information designed to keep the public informed of district services and programs.

Establishes and works with a parent advisory committee to establish goals and objectives.

Implements policy and procedure changes from the school board and state and federal authorities.

Works with staff and community to establish the environment for the developmental requirements of pre-school students.

Responsible for overall financial operations of the early childhood education programs, including maintenance of monthly and annual budget and long-range projections including grants from federal, state and private sources.

Manages the (head) teachers, paraprofessional, and clerical staff. Is responsible for the overall direction, training and evaluation of staff, including hiring of qualified staff and other persons as assigned.

Assist in coordinating support for teachers in TK/K-3 instruction.

Coordinate support for transitional kindergarten teachers.

Consults and collaborates with elementary school district principals to provide articulation support for teachers in preschool through first grade.

Lead and coordinate family engagement initiatives and program implementation, and coordinate and evaluate Family Liaisons and their work with families.

Assist district staff in efforts towards reclassification of English language through family and community engagement.

Support the development of district parent programs such as Parent University, Project Cornerstone, and Los Dichos.

Coordinate and organize staff and community events such as the African American and Latino Awards nights.

Design and implement professional development for teachers in preschool through third grade.

Assist the Directors and Assistant Superintendent of Ed. Services to oversee program development to meet community, school and legislative needs.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS:

California Administrative Services Credential required.

Master’s degree required.

Child Development Certificate for Supervision or Program Director preferred.

Early Childhood Education Credential preferred.

Minimum of 5 years classroom teaching experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge:

Essential elements entailed in coordinating and presenting effective professional development for administrators as well as veteran and beginning teachers.

Planning, organization and coordination involved in professional development activities.

Learning theory and effective methods of instruction.

Curriculum design, planning, development, implementation and evaluation.

Relevant research, emerging developments and mandates in the field, and state program initiatives in assigned areas.

Legal compliance matters, applicable laws, codes, regulations, policies and procedures.

Policies, objectives and terminology of related programs, such as Title 5, Title 22, CSPP, CCTR, Community Care Licensing & Health Dept. Regulations, and CDE Early Learning Eligibility & Need.

ABILITY TO:

Demonstrate leadership and build strong collaborative relationships with teachers and administrators.

Effectively provide professional development to administrators, teachers and staff.

Plan, organize and direct the operations and budget of the child development center program of the district.

Prepare and provide presentations and written reports for the Board, superintendent, administrators, employees, the public and others regarding the district early childhood development, transitional kindergarten, and family engagement programs, policies and efforts.

Read, analyze and interpret periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.

Apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional and professional development programs.

Define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw conclusions.

Handle confidential information discretely and professionally.

Demonstrate time management and organizational skills.

Communicate options and limitations of funding and program development.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Inside office environmental conditions include frequent interruptions. Travels within and out of district boundaries to attend business. Pre-school environment; subject to constant interruptions; the noise level in this environment is quiet to loud depending upon the activity in the particular part of the day.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, and talk, or listen. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and the ability to adjust vision. Required to be proficient in oral communication to deliver public presentations.

LICENSE:

Possess and maintain a valid California driver’s license.

The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.

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Role

K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Mid Level

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