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Early Childhood Specialist

Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas | Abilene, TX

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Posted Date 6/15/2020
Description

The Workforce Solutions of West Central Texas Board is seeking applications for the following position:

Early Childhood Specialist

This is a full-time regular position located in Abilene, Texas.  Salary range is $3,600 to $4,000 per month, dependent on experience.  Candidate will develop and provide training, technical assistance, and mentoring to early childhood professionals to improve the quality of care in early childhood settings.  Candidate will coordinate with early childhood programs, parents, and other agencies to increase the availability of and access to quality early childhood programs across the region.

Individuals must meet any one of the three following combinations of education and experience:

1) Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, child psychology, educational psychology, elementary education, or family consumer science and minimum of two years of full-time early childhood classroom experience in a child care facility, Early Head Start, Head Start or prekindergarten through third-grade school program. Transcripts are required to verify educational attainment.

2) Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with at least 18 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, child psychology, educational psychology, elementary education, or family consumer science with at least 12 credit hours in child development, and minimum of two years of full-time early childhood classroom experience in a child care facility, Early Head Start, Head Start or prekindergarten through third-grade school program. Transcripts are required to verify educational attainment.

3) Associate's degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, child psychology, educational psychology, elementary education, or family consumer science and two years of experience as a director in an early childhood program, with preference given to experience with a provider that is accredited or TRS certified and minimum of two years of full-time early childhood classroom experience in a child care facility, Early Head Start, Head Start or prekindergarten through third-grade school program.  Transcripts are required to verify educational attainment.

Applications will be accepted beginning Monday, June 15, 2020 through 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 9, 2020.   Visit www.workforcesystem.org/jobs for the full job description and to access the Board application.  Applicants should not submit a resume with the application or in lieu of an application.

The Region XIV Education Service Center serves as the employer of record for the Workforce Development Board staff.  Employees will participate in the Teacher Retirement System.  The West Central Texas Workforce Development Board is an EEO/Drug-free/Smoke-free workplace. Equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Job Category
Professional

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