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Early Childhood Council of Boulder County

The Quality Support Coach supports the quality improvement initiatives of early childhood programs through grant-funded efforts.  The Coach works closely with childcare/early childhood education providers in Boulder County on program assessment, navigating the Colorado Shines system and overall quality improvement implementation.  The Quality Support Coach develops and maintains relationships, demonstrates effective communication skills, practices conflict transformation skills, has an ongoing commitment to learning, possesses good observation skills and models best practices with young children.

Must have at least two (2) years of experience working in a licensed childcare program. Skills in working with others in a professional learning environment, including mentoring and coaching directors, teachers, and family home providers.  Ability to work with a diverse population, modifying intervention strategies for different settings, levels of experience and education, and learning styles.  Ability to manage conflict constructively and apply problem-solving skills to develop solutions for unexpected issues and challenges.
Knowledge and experience of high-quality and responsive childcare and willingness to be a continual learner when coaching programs, not the mindset of being the expert.  Knowledge and experience of the Colorado Shines Quality Rating Improvement System.
Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks concurrently.  Ability to analyze, synthesize, and communicate observations both verbally and in writing.  Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Available to work flexible hours (occasional evening and weekends) in programs.  Current, valid Colorado driver’s license, auto insurance and a good driving record are required.  Must be proficient in Windows Office products and web-based technology environment.

Credentials/Certifications preferred:
Colorado Early Childhood Professional Development Credential 2.0 or 3.0 Level III or above.
Colorado Coaching Credential Level 1. We will consider training to meet credential qualifications.
Environment Rating Scale (ERS) Certification (ITERS-3, ECERS-3, FCCERS-3) or be willing to obtain certification within 90 days of employment
Trainer Approval preferred
Preference will be given to applicants with coursework and experience in early childhood education, assessment, evaluation, and training.  Familiarity with Longmont, CO preferred. Bilingual English/Spanish is helpful.
Application Process
Qualified candidates should submit resumes, cover letters, and two references to Mary Lynn Neiman at

Application Deadline:  October 7, 2022 5:00pm

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