REGION 8 CHILD CARE AWARE
Aware Quality Coach
Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. (SMOC) is currently accepting applications for the
petit-time position of Parent Aware
Quality Coach (30 hours per week with the
potential to become 40 hours per week). The position will work with early childhood programs in the northern part of Region 8 (Lincoln, Lyon, Redwood, Pipestone, Murray, and Cottonwood counties).
The position is responsible for supporting child care and preschool programs to receive
and maintain their Parent Aware quality rating by implementing the Parent Aware quality coaching model created by DHS. The position will provide technical assistance to early childhood programs and document work through
required data entry. This position works in collaboration with staff t the local, district,
state Child Care Aware offices.
Skills required are: knowledge of child development, early learning standards, and community
resources; knowledge of child care practices and parenting issues; sensitive to and
ability to work with people of diverse cultures; ability to work independently as well as part of a team; ability to plan, organize, and prioritize work; excellent communication skills in front of a group as well as on the telephone ; second (+) language beneficial ; demonstrated computer knowledge; confidentiality; ability to travel; ability to attend evening and weekend meetings and trainings.
Applicants need a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development,
School-age Care, or Bachelor 's Degree with 30 college credits earned in courses related to an appropriate Child Development
focus AND 2 years of direct service experience in early childhood.
Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child
Development or related field, OR
60 college credits, with 30 college credits earned in courses related to
a Child Development focus AND 3 years of direct service experience in early childhood.
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable vehicle.
Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Reasonable
accommodation for special needs will be furnished upon request. To apply, an agency application
must be completed. Applications
are available at the link below or Southwestern Minnesota Opportunity Council, Inc., 1106 3rd Avenue, PO Box 787, Worthington, MN 56187
or call1-800-658-2444, TTY 507- 372-7279. Please include letters of application and resume.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.