Regional Inclusive Facilitator – Douglas ESD

Douglas ESD is accepting applications for a Regional Inclusive Facilitator This is a bilingual position (Spanish and English) that will work 194 days per year, 4 days per week, 8 hours per day. This position is located in Klamath Falls.

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Application Deadline: 5/15/2024 at 5:00 pm

Starting Salary: $27.64– $35.63 (depending on relevant verifiable experience)

JOB SUMMARY:  This position will coordinate, implement, and evaluate the Inclusive Partners Program (IP) in Klamath, Lake and Douglas Counties in conjunction with the Department of Early Learning and Care. This position conducts coaching and technical assistance with childcare providers to support quality, inclusive care, and environments.  Activities will include consulting with parents and providers as well as provide professional development opportunities for early learning professionals in English and Spanish.

DUTIES:  This is not an exhaustive or all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, or functions associated with the job. Full job description is attached in Applicant Tracking. 

PROJECT COORDINATION

  • Coordinate with IP staff and CCR&R team to implement inclusive practices throughout the region.
  • Coordinate and deliver training, consultation, and technical assistance to childcare providers to support quality inclusive childcare.
  • Independently develop and conduct childcare provider training based on the Oregon Registry’s Core Knowledge categories.
  • Conduct community presentations when assigned by Program Coordinator.
  • Represent Care Connections & Education at advisory board, regional childcare, and other meetings as assigned by Program Coordinator.
  • Facilitate an early learning network for Spanish childcare providers.


DIRECT SERVICES

  • Provide distance (e-mail, phone, etc.) individual support including material review and feedback, connection to resources, on-going guidance, and check-in with childcare providers.
  • Provide on-site coaching visits to programs needing intensive support through observation and feedback.
  • Facilitate Community of Practice sessions to support inclusive practices.
  • Complete environmental and individual observations/assessment tools as deemed appropriate.
  • Recruit Spanish providers into the early learning network.
  • Support Spanish programs/providers to become listed with DHS and move towards licensing.
  • Provide required and inclusive trainings in Spanish.


ADDITIONAL DUTIES

  • Maintain open, respectful, and positive communication with all staff, parents, community partners, and volunteers.
  • Spanish Translation and Interpretation as assigned.
  • Attend required programs, agency meetings and training including occasional out of area travel.
  • Complete required documentation to meet CCR&R and DELC deadlines.
  • Assist with data collection & overall maintenance of CCR&R databases.
  • Assist with entering CCR&R sponsored trainings into Oregon Registry Online.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule and travel to and from school locations in the Douglas ESD service area and may be required to travel on overnight assignments.


EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • AAS degree in Early Childhood Education or related field. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Interested applicants must agree to pursue step 10 on the Oregon Registry to be considered.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of direct service in the field of Childhood Care and Education.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience supporting adult professional development.
  • Successful leadership and mentoring including observing, assessing, and providing feedback preferred.
  • History of independent project management preferred.


BENEFITS: Douglas ESD offers an excellent benefit package that includes health, dental and vision. Paid holidays and sick leave provided.  Retirement through the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System.

Douglas ESD has been awarded the Douglas County Working Parents Award for 2023.

Background Check ConductedThe Douglas Education Service District’s equity vision encompasses its organizational culture and the community we are committed to serving. We envision that across Douglas ESD’s geography and programs that people are thriving. We believe by prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion, we are building a stronger organization that is innovative, responsive, and in service to our current and next generation of leaders.

Douglas ESD policy provides veterans and disable veterans with preference as required by law.

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