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Family Child Care Network Coordinator

Reports to: Director of Education & Workforce Initiatives 
Status: Full-Time; Salaried; Grant Funded

General Description:

The Family Child Care Network (FCCN) is a project of the Denton County Workforce Success Leadership Team (DCWSLT) and the DCWSLT Child Care Workgroup (CCW) aimed at training, supporting, and sustaining family child care (FCC) providers to ensure the accessibility of affordable, quality care for working families in Denton County. The FCCN program aims to develop programs that help FCC providers obtain licensure, Texas Rising Star Certification, or other accreditations so they can succeed as early educators and small business owners.
 
The Family Child Care Coordinator will be responsible for supporting FFC providers develop and implement curriculum plans that advance the program toward licensing and TRS standards. The coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of FCCN program activities; serve as the program liaison for the DCWSLT and the CCW and will be expected to give monthly updates on program progress and outcomes; and be responsible for grant management and reporting under the direction and supervision of the Director of Education & Workforce Initiatives.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate, design, and facilitate all trainings and network meetings including: monthly trainings, bi-monthly network meetings, and the annual child care conference
  • Use creative strategies to promote the program and recruit family child care providers to participate in all programming
  • Coach and mentor at least 20 family child care providers to improve the quality of their program through: goal setting, curriculum planning, modeling, co-teaching, observation, problem solving, sharing resources, reflecting on practice, and other support as needed
  • Travel to program sites and providers' homes regularly
  • Conduct assessments to gauge quality and areas of growth
  • Mentor providers in the process for licensing and/or Texas Rising Star certification
  • Keep detailed records and data of all FCCN services and activities as required for grant management and reporting
  • Serve as FCCN program liaison for the Denton County Workforce Success Leadership Team and the Child Care Workgroup and lead monthly meetings for the Child Care Workgroup
  • Provide supervision and feedback to Family Child Care Specialist
Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in early education, child development, or related field
  • TECPDS Registered Trainer (or able to attain within 60 days of hire date)
  • At least 2-3 years' experience in early education, child development, child care, or child care training strongly preferred
  • Experience with Environmental Rating Scales (FCCERS certification strongly preferred or ability to attain certification)
  • Bilingual, Spanish speaker strongly preferred
  • Experience working with a diverse population, especially low- to moderate-income families preferred
  • Reliable transportation and geographic availability across Denton County
  • Dependability with flexibility to work evenings and Saturdays as necessary
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Sheets
Please send cover letter and resume (PDF ONLY PLEASE) to Alicia McElroy, Director of Education & Workforce Initiatives at Alicia@unitedwaydenton.org or 1314 Teasley Lane, Denton TX 76205.

Family Child Care Network Specialist

Reports to: Director of Education & Workforce Initiatives & Family Child Care Coordinator 
Status: Full-Time; Salaried; Grant Funded

General Description:

The Family Child Care Network (FCCN) is a project of the Denton County Workforce Success Leadership Team (DCWSLT) and the DCWSLT Child Care Workgroup (CCW) aimed at training, supporting, and sustaining family child care (FCC) providers to ensure the accessibility of affordable, quality care for working families in Denton County. The FCCN program aims to develop programs that help FCC providers obtain licensure, Texas Rising Star Certification, or other accreditations so they can succeed as early educators and small business owners.
 
The Family Child Care Specialist will be responsible for supporting FFC providers develop and implement curriculum plans that advance the program toward licensing and TRS standards. The specialist will also assist the coordinator in promoting and recruiting FCC providers to the FCCN and the development and implementation of monthly trainings and network meetings. The specialist will also be expected to actively participate in DCWSLT meetings, CCW meetings, and on-going program evaluation efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Coach and mentor at least 30 family child care providers to improve the quality of their program through: goal setting, curriculum planning, modeling, co-teaching, observation, problem solving, sharing resources, reflecting on practice, and other support as needed
  • Travel to program sites and providers’ homes regularly
  • Conduct assessments to gauge quality and areas of growth
  • Mentor providers in the process for licensing and/or Texas Rising Star certification
  • Keep detailed records and data of all services and activities as required for grant management and reporting
  • Assist Coordinator with trainings and network meetings including
  • Assist Coordinator in promoting and recruiting family child care providers to participate in all programming
Qualifications:
  • Degree in early education, child development, or related field
  • TECPDS Registered Trainer (or able to attain within 60 days of hire date)
  • Experience in early education, child development, child care, or child care training is a plus
  • Experience with Environmental Rating Scales (FCCERS certification) is a plus
  • Bilingual, Spanish speaker strongly preferred
  • Experience working with a diverse population, especially low- to moderate-income families preferred
  • Reliable transportation and geographic availability across Denton County
  • Dependability with flexibility to work evenings and Saturdays as necessary
  • Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Sheets
Please send cover letter and resume (PDF ONLY PLEASE) to Alicia McElroy, Director of Education & Workforce Initiatives at Alicia@unitedwaydenton.org or 1314 Teasley Lane, Denton TX 76205.

 


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