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Duties

Reporting to the Supervisor, provides technical assistance to early childhood program staff and administrators in Early Childhood Block Grant programs; reviews documents and serves as primary contact for program administrators and assists with problems and questions regarding early childhood programs; reviews and recommends grant applications and amendments. Serves as a liaison to Early Childhood Block Grant. Duties may also include specifically working with community-based programs, early childhood special education and early childhood compliance and policy matters. 

  • Provides expertise and leadership in the development and implementation of early childhood education initiatives for children ages birth - 5 years and their families.
  • Reviews, negotiates and recommends disposition of project/grant applications and contractual agreements.
  • Assists in the planning and implementation of professional development on early childhood topics and initiatives.
  • Participates in the development/completion of reports and surveys.
  • Participates in internal and external early childhood committee meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus two years of relevant professional experience. (COPY OF TRANSCRIPTS REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION)
  • Two years of experience (in addition to education requirements) teaching or working in early childhood programs at the state, federal or program level serving families and children ages birth to 5 years from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of cultural diversity issues and best practices and procedures for developing and delivering high quality early childhood programs for all children in a variety of settings. 
  • Ability to work effectively with school districts and/or community-based organizations including child care centers and family home child care providers in planning and implementing early childhood programs. 
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, to think creatively and energetically about early childhood service provision across providers. 
  • Ability to communicate effectively. 

  • Master's degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, or an Early Childhood Development field. 
  • Experience working in Early Childhood Block Grant programs, head start or early childhood education policy. 
  • Bilingual. 

Salary/Benefits

IFSOE
Early Childhood Development
$57,461 - $72,614
$57,461 - $97,790
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

How to Apply

To view full posting and apply electronically, please visit GRANT REVIEWER. Interested parties must submit the required application, cover letter, resume, and transcripts (unofficial until recommended for hire). The subject line should include the position number(s) you are applying for.

Email Address

careers-spr@isbe.net

Job Posting Date

1/24/2024

Start Date

N/A