Early Childhood Facilitator – K20

  • REPORTS TO: Associate Superintendent for Instruction
    DEPARTMENT:



    JOB DESCRIPTOR: K20SCHEDULE: O D


    DATE: 
    NON-EXEMPT X




    NATURE AND SCOPE OF JOB: 
    The purpose of the Early Childhood Facilitator is to provide leadership and expertise in the development and implementation of high quality, research based curriculum; supply support, guidance, and assistance to the district instructional staff as needed.

    JOB FUNCTIONS: 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

    Facilitates the development of a comprehensive early childhood curriculum which is designed to meet the student outcomes as established by the district.
    Prepares early childhood support materials.
    Assists with the planning, preparation, and implementation of early childhood staff development activities.
    Prepares early childhood reports, manuals, guides, and other written documents.
    Plans, prepares, and conducts kindergarten level meetings.
    Prepares district educational plans for all early childhood programs.
    Plans, prepares, and supervises kindergarten screening.
    Supervises district-wide early childhood programs and their development: JumpStart, Extended Day Kindergarten, and Support Alternatives for Education (S.A.F.E.).
    Plans, prepares, and conducts Parent University.
    Promotes positive public relations with the community and within the school district by using positive verbal and non-verbal communication and interaction skills at all times.
    Plans, prepares, and conducts in-service activities for non-certified teaching staff (compensatory and Chapter I aides).
    Provides support to new district staff members through mentoring and providing resource materials.
    OTHER FUNCTIONS:

    Assists with the training of early childhood personnel who are involved in district early childhood programs as requested by the principal.
    Assists with the screening and interviewing of early childhood personnel who are involved in district early childhood programs as requested by the principal.
    Performs other duties as assigned by the Associate Superintendent for Instruction.
    Serves on various district, community, county, and statewide committees which support early childhood educational goals.
    --EMPLOYEES ARE HELD ACCOUNTABLE FOR ALL FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB-- 

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS: 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND MENTAL ABILITY:

    Possess a broad general knowledge of all early childhood curriculum areas with specific
    knowledge needed in developmentally appropriate educational methodology.
    Possess group dynamics and interpersonal skills.
    Possess knowledge of physiological, psychological, emotional, and behavioral development of children.
    Possess technological and computer skills.
    Ability to communicate clearly both written and orally.
    Ability to enunciate clearly and communicate positively throughout the work day.
    Ability to calculate accurately.
    Possess visual acuity, aided or non-aided, to read and interpret accurately written reports, of a technical nature.
    Ability to work with various personality types.
    Possess sound emotional judgment.
    Ability to follow and successfully complete both written and oral directions.
    EDUCATION, LICENSE, CERTIFICATION OR FORMAL TRAINING:

    Possess all certificates required by the State of Wyoming.
    Master's Degree preferred.
    Demonstrate ability in early childhood content areas.
    Mastery teaching experience.
    Demonstrate ability in both written and oral communications.
    EQUIPMENT USED:

         Automobile               Copier
         Calculator               VCR
         Movie Projector          Overhead
         Phone                    Laser Disc Player
         Slide Projector          Computer
         Typewriter
    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    Be able to stand, walk, and sit for long periods without fatigue or discomfort.
    Be able to lift up to 50 pounds and carry it for a distance of 100 feet.
    Be able to carry up to 15 pounds for a distance of 1,000 feet.
    Possess visual acuity and stamina to work at a computer monitor for at least part of each work day.
    Possess sufficient strength and endurance to project voice to a large audience for some period of time throughout the work year.
    Be able to drive a car to and from school locations.
    ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS:

    Air conditioned building.
    Exposure to weather extremes.
    Fluorescent lighting.