Association for Supportive Child Care
The Quality First Assessment Supervisor provides supervision of the Quality First Assessment Program in conjunction with the appropriate agencies and collaborations.
- Implement policies and procedures, as required for ASCC and the Quality First Assessment Program.
- Recruit, hire, train, and evaluate Quality First Assessors, in conjunction with the Quality First Assessment Senior Supervisor.
- Complete reliability assessments and provide training and support to ensure Lead Assessors, Reviewers, and Assessors achieve and retain reliability per the guidelines of the program contract: 85% in all Environment Rating Scale (ERS) tools and 80% in the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) tools.
- Attain and maintain knowledge and reliability at 90% in Environment Rating Scales, 80% in Classroom Assessment Scoring System, Quality First Points Scale, and others tools as they are assigned, per the program contract.
- Review and approve assessment reports in the Quality First Extranet within prescribed timelines.
- Develop and implement systems and forms to evaluate the effectiveness of program participation and to ensure contract compliance and consistency.
- Support the professional development of Assessment staff and provide professional development opportunities.
- Provide Reflective Supervision to Quality First Assessors at least monthly; monitoring current caseloads and mentoring staff.
- Other duties as assigned by the Quality First Assessment Senior Supervisor, Quality First Director, Vice President of Programs, and/or Chief Executive Officer.
- Maintain a fully trained and performing staff. Provide training and support to assessment staff to ensure reliability and high quality work.
- Demonstrate and cultivate the mission, vision and core value of the agency. Embrace Humility, Excellence and the Relentless Pursuit of Challenge.
- Participate in ASCC Management Team meetings and activities.
- Facilitate ASCC Quality First Assessment staff meetings in collaboration with the Senior Assessment Supervisor.
- Represent ASCC and the Quality First Assessment Program in community meetings and other professional settings as required.
- Attend and engage in Quality First Academy quarterly sessions and training as required.
- Work cooperatively with other staff members and the community.
- Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education, Special Education or related field.
- Five years of related work experience in the early childhood field as a manager or supervisor.
- Two years of experience as Assessor, Lead Assessor or Reviewer Assessor in Quality First Assessment program, preferred.
- Registered with the Arizona Early Childhood Workforce Registry and, at a minimum, meet Lattice Level criteria for the position per funding requirements.
- Maintain objectivity. Includes knowledge and ability to maintain confidentiality and high ethical standards.
- Ability to navigate computer technology (i.e. Microsoft Office, email systems, internet, online databases, SLACK).
- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as needed.
- Ability to travel throughout the state, have a current and valid Arizona Driver’s License, current vehicle insurance, and have reliable transportation, by automobile, available at all times.
- Meet the agency insurance requirements, a copy of 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.
$40,000 - $58,000 Annually DOE
About Association for Supportive Child Care
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