Broomfield Early Childhood Council
Broomfield Early Childhood Council (BECC) seeks to develop a Broomfield County integrated system of care that promotes the health and education of young children, their families, and their providers. We collaborate with all professionals and agencies that participate in a child’s and family’s life to build a solid foundation of health and education best practices. Our mission is to create an environment where all children are valued, healthy, and thriving. Learn more at www.broomfieldecc.org to learn more about the work in the community.
Our Council provides a support work environment with opportunities for professional development and skill building responsibilities. Our leadership team is supportive, enthusiastic, involved, respectful of all employees, their families and the work-life balance. Flexible schedules and work from home options are available to support this position maximizing the efficiencies of their knowledge, skills and abilities.
The Universal Preschool Coordinator is the essential position in coordinating resources, policies, processes, and support in implementing Universal Preschool in Broomfield County. This position uses extensive knowledge of early childhood education best practices, knowledge and experience in building relationships and coordinate resources for childcare centers, preschools and family childcare home providers to support neurodiverse, special needs, and low income families which will all culminate to a comprehensive Universal Preschool program. This job requires working collaboratively and effectively with community resources, such as Early Childhood Mental Health Consultants, State agencies, Broomfield County resources and BECC staff.
This position requires driving to meet with individuals and organizations both locally and regionally. Office space is available, remote work is also accepted. Current Driver’s License in good standing and pass a background check required for gainful employment.
· Support the development of a unified community plan for the successful rollout of Universal Preschool. Leverage established strategic plans and community plans to support expansion of longer-term birth to five goals for delivery of comprehensive early childhood services and supports for Broomfield County.
Plan outreach strategies for early childhood services and family support programs on implementing Universal Preschool.
Collaborate with community services to implement resources providing holistic services for families, including food, cash assistance, and health care.
Develop and regulate Universal Preschool application and enrollment process for both families and Early Childhood Education provider sites, ensuring the greatest practicable degree of family access to early childhood and family support programs.
Participate in and help maintain the participants of the Universal Preschool Advisory Committee, communicate implementation progress, and recommend solutions to challenges.
Engage community and regional stakeholders that support families and Early Childhood Education providers and enhance implementation of birth to five systems.
Support the development of a plan for the allocation of equitable access and funding with consideration for parent’s choice of provider and income status.
Identify and work in collaboration with existing early childhood education training programs to maximize educational and professional development opportunities for early childhood education providers.
Support with early childhood education workforce retention and recruiting that is culturally and linguistically relevant to the community
Support Broomfield Early Childhood Council Director with allocation of local early childhood funding and state preschool program funding to public and private providers and prioritize low-income families.
Work with Universal Preschool providers to ensure the collection and reporting of key systems level data.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to outreach to licensed childcare sites to develop and enhance relationships.
Knowledge of best practices in ECE classroom settings, including environment, teacher/student interaction, social/emotional best practices.
Ability to succinctly promote the benefits of evidence-based research in early childhood education
Skills in working with others in a professional learning environment, including early childhood education teachers, and family home providers.
Ability to learn and understand missions of multiple Broomfield community resource agencies.
Function and work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to work with a diverse population, modifying intervention strategies for different settings, levels of experience and education, and learning styles.
Ability to plan and complete projects within designated timeframes.
Available to work flexible hours (occasional evening and weekends).
Ability to manage conflict constructively and apply critical thinking skills to develop solutions for unanticipated issues and challenges.
Must be proficient in a Windows and web-based technology environment.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality regarding work performed.
· Minimum of 5 years of increasing responsibility in community program management or social services.
· Minimum of 2 years in early childhood education or early childhood education policy development.
· Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, social services, early childhood education, or business degree
· Bi-lingual Spanish
· Early Childhood Education background
· Comprehensive knowledge of the local Broomfield community and culture
Essential duties are routinely performed in a general office environment or within licensed early childhood program settings. This position will require the use of a personal vehicle and occasionally a work from home station.
Qualified candidates should submit resume to firstname.lastname@example.org