Quality Assessment Coordinator
The Assessment Coordinator manages a group of assessors to ensure that scheduling is efficient and assessors are trained and meet job expectations. The Assessment Coordinator acts as a liaison between the Center and the field of assessors, and promotes collegiality among assessors.
Provides ongoing feedback and support for all assessors to help them achieve and maintain a high level of reliability using ECERS-3 and the ISBE Compliance Checklist. Provides on-site training on various early childhood leadership and management topics to individual centers, multi-site social service organizations, state agencies, and national professional associations. Oversees the inter-rater reliability system for a assessors conducting ECERS-3 and the ISBE Compliance Checklist.
Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree desired in early childhood education or related field.
Management experience in supervision and ability to conduct reflective supervision.
Demonstrated interpersonal and team-building skills.
Knowledge of best practices in early childhood education and the ExceleRate state system.
Experience working in an early childhood program.
Willingness to travel extensively around the state.
Ability to relate to individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Must be detail-oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills.
Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet access, e-mail and entering data on a PC tablet.
Ability to speak Spanish a plus.