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Infant and Toddler Specialist


The Child Development Services team at ChildSavers is seeking a full time Infant and Toddler Specialist. The position has combined administrative and direct service responsibilities and operates under the general direction and supervision of the Child Development Services Project Manager. An 18 month commitment is expected but a longer commitment is appreciated.

Responsibilities include designing, coordinating, delivering, and evaluating training and professional development within a designated region to increase the capacity of early care and education programs (child care and family care) to deliver high quality services to infants and toddlers. This position provides services to infant and toddler caregivers, teachers, directors, and families including quality improvement, enhancement, and assurance.

Required Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in infant and toddler or early childhood education, child development, human services, social work, or child related field required. Master’s degree preferred. A minimum of two years of infant and toddler (IT) experience required, with five years of experience preferred, or any combination of training and experience which provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities. The preferred candidate must demonstrate expertise in infant and toddler development, experience with child care or other early care settings. The ideal candidate possesses excellent planning, organizational, and time management skills, the ability to mentor and coach adult learners, the capacity to build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and to provide services that are culturally competent and appropriate to the needs of the target audience. They possess the capacity to plan and conduct training for adults, and have knowledge of center-based child care and family child care licensing requirements. Valid VA driver’s license and auto insurance with good driving record required. Some local travel and evening/weekend hours required.
ChildSavers offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, including health, dental, and vision insurance, health savings account, 403b retirement plan, short and long term disability insurance, life insurance, sick and personal leave, PTO, 12 paid holidays, and EAP access.
How to apply:
Please submit your application online via this link: https://jobapply.page.link/Bmqy
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