Job Description

  • Early Connections Infant/Toddler - Supervisor JobID: 58038
  • Position Type:
    Non-Represented

  • Date Posted:
    7/22/2021

  • Location:
    652-Community School Program

  • Date Available:
    07/26/2021

  • Closing Date:
    Open Until Filled

  •   Additional Information:

    Early Connections Infant/Toddler - Supervisor
    1.0 FTE (40 hr/wk) - Regular, Ongoing
    Hours: 10:30 AM - 6:15 PM


    BOULDER VALLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to create challenging, meaningful, and engaging learning opportunities so that all children thrive and are prepared for successful, civically engaged lives. Our comprehensive and innovative approach to education ensures that each student meets expectations relative to intellectual growth, physical development and social emotional well-being. The district covers approximately 500 square miles and serves the communities of Boulder, Erie, Louisville, Lafayette, Superior, Broomfield, Nederland, Ward, Jamestown and Gold Hill. Website: BVSD.

    Summary:
    The Early Connections (EC) Supervisor, under the supervision and direction of the Early Connections Child Care Center Coordinator, is responsible for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate infant and toddler program. Supervisors are lead care providers responsible for the infant/toddler's daily experience and learning at the Center, support the classroom staff, communicate with families about their child's progress on a frequent basis, and ensure compliance with Colorado Dept. of Human Services Office of Early Childhood rules and regulations. Supervisors also support the Early Connections Child Care Center Coordinator with day-to-day operations of the Center.

    Responsibilities:
    -Plan and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum that is aligned to and enriches the District's Early Childhood curriculum.
    -Create an inclusive learning environment that supports early intervention, referral for academic, social-emotional, and/or human services when necessary, and an understanding and appreciation of culturally and linguistically diverse student and family needs.
    -Oversee classroom functions and operations under the direct supervision of the Early Connections Child Care Center Coordinator.
    -Ensure daily safety of children, monitor staff-to-child ratio, effectively handle student discipline by establishing and maintaining clear, consistent and fair limits on children's behavior and implement and maintain positive guidance and discipline techniques set by the program.
    -Create a warm, friendly and cooperative environment in which children and families feel comfortable and secure. Safely and effectively manage the learning environment through constant supervision, effective arrangement of space and proper maintenance of equipment.
    -Provide daily individualized personal care to infants and toddlers and ensure that childcare routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic, and consistent with child development principles and best practices. Responsible for direct communication with parents about student progress.
    -Follow and uphold licensing guidelines set by the Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Early Childhood, local County Health Department and School District policies and procedures.
    -Complete administrative records such as student behavior plans, medication administration, injury/accident/lost child reports and attendance.
    -Participate in trainings and professional learning opportunities that allow for continued licensure and growth. Remain current on all required training and total number of training hours required by the Colorado Department of Human Services Office of Early Childhood and update staff on licensing rules & regulation changes.
    -Work collaboratively as an integral member of the Early Connections Infant/Toddler Center and Community Schools teams.
    -Provide accurate and timely information to the Early Connections Child Care Center Coordinator. Coordinate with community agencies under the supervision of the Center Coordinator.
    -Maintain confidentiality and a high level of ethical behavior and professionalism.
    -Perform other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications:
    Required:
    -Must be Early Childhood Teacher qualified as established under Colorado Code of Regulations (7.702.44A or 7.702.46A ). All qualifying documentation must be uploaded to the candidates online application for review.
    -Must have Infant Nursery Supervisor qualification OR Large Center Director qualification or be able to obtain it within one year.
    -Must have verifiable employment experience working in an early childhood care setting.
    -Must be 19 years of age or older.
    -Must be able to lift 50 pounds, diaper, feed; complete other delegated nursing and health care duties.

    Preferred:
    -Strong knowledge in Early Childhood Education and best practices including children's physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development as well as children with special needs.
    -Knowledge and skills in classroom management tools, including supporting children with special needs.
    -Ability to mentor, communicate orally and written, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people from diverse educational backgrounds.
    -General knowledge of State of Colorado Child Care Licensing rules and regulations and county health department guidelines.
    -Ability to manage multiple tasks with frequent interruptions.
    -Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of the job.
    -Technology and computer proficiency in multiple software applications?(Google).

    Salary Information:
    -Salary information for this position can be found by clicking on the following link: Salary Schedule

    Application and Selection Procedure:
    -Apply on-line at http://bvsd.org (in-district transfers, be sure to include your BVSD employee number).
    -If you do not have internet access, a computer is available in the Human Resources Division, Education Center, 6500 E. Arapahoe, Boulder, Colorado.
    -Applications are reviewed to match candidates with position qualifications, with a limited number selected for interviews. For the final selection, employment is contingent upon successful completion of the post-offer screening process, including a background check and possible medical examination.

    The Boulder Valley School District is an equal opportunity educational institution and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, sex, gender identity/expression, national origin, creed, religion, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status in admission or access to, and treatment and employment in its educational programs or activities. Inquiries or complaints: BVSD Legal Counsel - 720-561-5903; Office for Civil Rights - http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/addresses.html




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