The Quality First Coach Supervisor provides reflective, individualized and regular supervision of coaching staff and engages and supports early care and education programs in the quality improvement process of the Quality First Coaching Program.
The Supervisor assists the Coordinator in overseeing the operations of the Quality First Coaching Program in conjunction with the appropriate agencies and collaborations.
1. Implement procedures, as outlined in the Quality First Coach Supervisor Manual.
2. Assist Coordinator in recruiting, hiring, managing and evaluating Quality First Coaches.
3. Facilitate Quality First orientations and coach training for all new Quality First Coaches. Assist with the development and implementation of training for Quality First participating programs.
4. Provide management oversight of the Quality First Coaching Program.
5. Provide individual and group supervision of Quality First Coaches including monitoring of caseloads, provider files, documentation reviews, quarterly shadow visits, and participate in quarterly on-site supervision.
6. Complete annual performance reviews and complete professional development plans.
7. Monitor all Quality First Extranet files for coaching accuracy and completion on a monthly and quarterly basis as required to meet contract compliance.
8. Attend and participate in all First Things First / Quality First Coaching Partnership meetings as required.
9. Monitor and oversee Quality Improvement Plans, Expectation of Progress, Regulatory Status Recommendations, and Corrective Action Plans.
10. Review and approve mileage claims, time sheets, and professional development requests.
11. Facilitate collaboration between Child Care Health Consultants, Smart Support, Pre-K Expansion and other Quality First funded strategies as needed.
12. Participate in ASCC Supervisor Team meetings and activities as required.
13. Assist in developing forms and other written material required for Quality First.
14. Develop and facilitate monthly Quality First Coach staff meetings / monthly supervisions.
15. Reach out to Quality First participants as a contact.
16. Hold small caseload of Quality First participants.
17. Ensure program effectiveness and consistency with regular monitoring of the coaching timeline requirements and deadlines.
18. Represent the Quality First Coaching Program in community meetings and other professional settings, as required.
19. Outstanding technology, computer and desktop publishing skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Office.
20. Ability to travel throughout the state, a current and valid Arizona Driver’s License, current vehicle insurance, and have reliable transportation, by automobile, available at all times.
21. To meet the agency insurance requirements, a copy of your most recent 39-month Motor Vehicle Record is required to be submitted upon hire. No more than one (1) at-fault accident or two (2) moving violation tickets that are not listed under the “major ticket” category, as defined by the ASCC insurance company (list available upon request) may be on your 39-month driving record.
22. Ability to maintain objectivity. Includes the knowledge and ability to maintain confidentiality and high ethical standards.
23. Attend all staff and agency mandatory meetings.
24. Ability to work cooperatively with other staff members and the community.
25. Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.
26. Physical Requirements:
27. Other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator, Vice President of Programs and Chief Executive Officer.
1. Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field.
2. Three years of related work experience in and/or knowledge of: (a) Training, coaching or mentoring individuals or groups; (b) Supervising staff; (c) Managing an early child care and education program; (d) Adult learning principles
3. Two years of related work experience as a teacher or primary care provider in an early care and education setting with infants, toddlers or preschoolers.
4. Register with the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry and, at a minimum, meet Lattice Level criteria for the position per funding requirements.
5. Excellent knowledge of the early childhood field, including center-based and family child care programs.
6. Excellent knowledge of early childhood assessment/evaluation tools.
7. Knowledge of the ITERS, ECERS, FCCERS, and CLASS assessment tools.
8. Knowledge of the Arizona Early Learning Standards and the Infant, Toddler Developmental Guidelines, ADHS and DES state licensing and certification standards.
9. Ability to supervise and mentor staff.
10. Ability to provide community resources to staff, early childhood providers and the public.
11. Attention to detail with ability to perform assignments and job responsibilities efficiently, accurately and in a timely manner.
12. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
13. Knowledge and use of computer technology.
14. Excellent communication skills, including ability to communicate professionally and effectively both verbally and in writing.
15. Maintain a professional appearance in accordance with agency policy.
16. Demonstrate passion and commitment to the agency’s mission in early childhood.
17. Ensure the professional appearance of the office environment is maintained.
The Association for Supportive Child Care (ASCC) was founded in 1976 as a private, non-profit corporation dedicated to shaping the future of AZ. Every program at ASCC meets a unique set of needs within the child care and early education field. The need for child care continues to be critical. Today, ASCC staff continue to improve the quality of care for Arizona children and families. We shape the communities, who shape the children, who shape our future.
At ASCC We:
• Provide training and education to individuals in the child care field
• Support quality child care through accreditation programs
• Offer support and training to those who care for the children of family and friends
• Encourage child care professionals to continue their education
• Assist family child care providers with state certification
• Assist refugee families settling in AZ with starting a child care business in their home