Summary:

Reporting to the Education Director, the Education Specialist serves as the subject matter expert
responsible for achieving positive early learning outcomes through performance-based coaching and mentoring of
the Center Director and Education staff. This support includes the development, implementation, and monitoring of
curriculum; classroom observations, mentoring and training teaching staff. This position ensures full
implementation and compliance of all aspects of the Agency’s early learning goals while supporting the Center
Directors in coaching to include CLASS and other teacher performance tools. The Education Specialist will coach
Center Directors to effectively facilitate curriculum planning, assessment of data, and implementing early learning
curriculum with fidelity. Additionally, the Education Specialist in coordination with the Center Director will
implement a professional development plan to identify teachers with the potential for upward mobility.

Education Specialist (2) Positions

Department: Head Start FLSA              Classification: Exempt Grade 12

Salary: $22.78 per hour 40 hours per week / 52 weeks per year (Full-time- Benefits Eligible)

Open: April 1, 2019 Closed: April 15, 2019

Summary: Reporting to the Education Director, the Education Specialist serves as the subject matter expert
responsible for achieving positive early learning outcomes through performance-based coaching and mentoring of
the Center Director and Education staff. This support includes the development, implementation, and monitoring of
curriculum; classroom observations, mentoring and training teaching staff. This position ensures full
implementation and compliance of all aspects of the Agency’s early learning goals while supporting the Center
Directors in coaching to include CLASS and other teacher performance tools. The Education Specialist will coach
Center Directors to effectively facilitate curriculum planning, assessment of data, and implementing early learning
curriculum with fidelity. Additionally, the Education Specialist in coordination with the Center Director will
implement a professional development plan to identify teachers with the potential for upward mobility.

Education and/or Experience: Bachelor’s Degree or advance degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or a
Bachelor’s Degree or advance degree and equivalent coursework in ECE with early education teaching experience.

Experience: 3 years of experience working in an Early Childhood field and supervisory experience is also needed.
Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) Certification is required. Center Director Credential is required or
obtained within one year of employment.

Physical Demands: This position requires the employee to be actively involved with children and staff in
classrooms. They may be required to stand for long periods of time while completing observations in the
classroom and on the playground. Moderate to vigorous physical activity is required when working in and
among staff and children at center sites. The employee must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, hop and skip
and are expected to sit on the floor with children during circle time and center time. The employee must
be able to lift 50 lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with a diagnosed
disability to perform essential job functions. Additionally, occasional bending, stooping, and overhead arm
movements. Frequent keyboarding, finger dexterity, and computer use.

CAPC employees meeting the qualifications are encouraged to apply. The complete job description and
application are attached and are located on the CAPC intranet webpage.

Late submissions may not be considered.

Contact David Powell in HR, 438-4021 ext. 106 or d.powell@capc-pensacola.org for more information or
interest.

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