Early Childhood Specialist in Dallas, TX at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/3/2018

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    Dallas, TX
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Job Description

Job Number: R0039518

Early Childhood Specialist

Key Role:
Provide technical assistance (TA) regarding the selection and implementation of curricula inclusive of the requirements of Head Start and other regulations across birth to five spectrums. Provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to improve teacher and child interactions in all Head Start settings and program options for children from birth to five years. Support grantees by analyzing the development of the procedures and expertise necessary to aggregate, analyze, and use data obtained through multiple sources to inform teaching, curriculum implementation, progress reports for parents, staff development and training, and other aspects of program improvement. Support grantees by implementing, evaluating, mentoring, and coaching strategies designed to improve the quality of teacher, home visitor, and family child care provider performance, classroom quality, and outcomes for children, including children with disabilities and children with dual language learners. Provide onsite and virtual TTA support to management and program staff, leadership teams, and large groups using process consultation and incorporating implementation science as a change model. 

Basic Qualifications:
-4+ years of experience with childcare and child welfare environment
-Experience with implementing strategies for working effectively with infants, toddlers and preschoolers in different learning environments, including center-based, home-based, and family child care options
-Knowledge of how to provide training and technical guidance to improve teacher and child interactions
-BA or BS degree
Additional Qualifications:
-Knowledge of early child education, including teaching and learning, teacher career development, parent and family engagement, and collaboration with state partners
-Knowledge of adult learning principles
-Knowledge of early childhood systems at the national, state, and local levels
-Ability to work independently and be organized to complete tasks in a home office setting
-Ability to provide onsite, virtual, and technical training
-MA or MS degree
-Completion of early childhood education and development courses, conferences, and seminars a plus
-Current Class Observer Reliability Certification

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