Early Childhood Education Development Specialist
Social and Emotional Development Specialist
$52,624-53,812 base salary. $46,552.63-47,672.34 actual salary
adjusted for .885 FTE (46 weeks; last week in July through 2nd week
Terms of Employment:
Fixed Term Terminal
Advance staff performance in social, emotional, behavioral
child development. Support program adoption and implementation of
Pyramid Model Social and Emotional program. Support social,
emotional, behavioral development for individual children and
families, through individualized intentional teaching, support
plans, and classroom supports. Engage families in their child’s
mental health and wellness. Collaborate with community mental
health agencies to serve clients; and provide mental health
education, training and consultation to staff and parents.
Advance staff performance in social, emotional, behavioral child
Support social, emotional, behavioral development for individual
children and families.
Primary responsibility supporting high quality early childhood
programming and oversight at 1 center OR Primary responsibility for
supporting family resource specialists in accomplishing family
partnerships, linking to community resources and ensuring health
Engage in Community to advocate for services for children and
Minimum BS Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Social work
or relevant degree.
Knowledge and experience in Infant Mental Health, attachment and
early child development.
Extensive knowledge of family development and working with
parents/guardians. Experience/knowledge in leading, mentoring and
supporting effective high quality child and family services.
Maintain current professional license.
Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License or the ability to obtain
Successful completion of criminal background checks.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Masters degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, Social
Work or relevant degree.
Head Start leadership experience.
Knowledge of High/Scope curriculum and Teaching Strategies
Knowledge and experience with developmental screenings and work
with children having social, emotional and behavioral development
Knowledge of Family Services philosophy.
Extensive knowledge of child development, appropriate
observation/assessment methods in early child development and
demonstrated knowledge of implementing early childhood
Infant Mental Health Certificate.
Knowledge of Wisconsin Child Care licensing regulations and Head
Start performance standards. Skills and knowledge to access
appropriate community resources;
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Contact information for 3 professional references
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