Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training, Program Management
4 Year Degree
We are seeking a vibrant, self-starter, energetic individual to provide and promote training and professional development opportunities and resources to all types of child care providers who work with birth to 12 years of age. Function as a consultant for outside child care programs and clients.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Provide training related to the Quality Rating Improvement System (QRIS) as outlined in Purchase of Service Standards 11C5d, and assist with Quality Improvement Funds.
Assist child care providers as needed in completing an initial program assessment(s).
Promote the QRIS to providers within the CCR&R service delivery area (SDA) Will, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee Counties.
Conduct assessments of child care programs using specified assessment tools and report results in Data Tracking Program (DTP).
Assist child care providers with developing and implementing quality improvement plans
Conduct outreach and provide information of our services to all types of child care programs
Bachelor's degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Social Work, Education, or related field
Meets general requirements for Personnel and Child Care Center Director in IL Licensing Standards for Child Care Centers. 18 Semester hours in Early Childhood Education or Child Development course work.
Shall be an approved Trainer for the Gateways to Opportunity Registry within 6 months of employment. Shall complete required training related to QRIS within 18 months of employment
2 years experience working in a child care center or family child care home
Must have own automobile with a valid driver's license and proof of insurance and ability to use same to complete all work related assignments
Strong oral and written communication skills and experience with training and/or public speaking
Demonstrate the ability to work cooperatively with individuals from various educational, socioeconomic, and cultural backgrounds. (Bilingual/Spanish a plus)
May be required to carry, lift, or move equipment, material, or supplies weighing up to 40 lbs.
Ability to travel locally and attend occasional evening and weekend events.
Internal Number: 8157411163
About Child Care Resource & Referral
Child Care Resource & Referral is the most comprehensive child care and early childhood education resource in Will, Grundy, Kendall and Kankakee Counties. Child Care Resource & Referral is a trustworthy partner for families, educators and employers with an experienced and dedicated staff helping match needs with the appropriate services, and facilitating access to any available financial assistance. The result is greater peace of mind and confidence that families are receiving the best possible early childhood resources.