Early Childhood Liaison (9 month)

Job description

Job Title :

Early Childhood Liaison (9 month)


Academics SC



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Hiring Range:

Competitive, based on experience

Benefits Summary:

•Employer paid retirement plan (17.37%
employer paid; .75% employee paid)
•Group Health, Dental and Life
Insurance, including Flex Benefits
•Nine days paid annual leave
•Four days per year paid personal leave
•16 paid holidays per year
•Paid medical, emergency and
bereavement leave
•Employee and family tuition waivers
•Free easy-access parking
•Collaborative work environment
•Onsite fitness center and walking track
•Verizon, Microsoft, Dell and HP
employee discounts
•Professional development

Months Worked Annually:

Full-time 9 months

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Job Summary:

The Early Childhood Liaison’s (ECL) fundamental goal is improving kindergarten readiness across the community. The ECL will provide outreach training to early childhood providers and preschools across Sheridan County and the surrounding area. The ECL will also provide trainings to parents of young children, presenting trainings where resources and support are provided for parents. The ECL will teach and manage the Kindlers learn through play program. The Early Childhood Liaison is a Sheridan College employee and will report to the lead Sheridan College Education instructor.

Reports To:

Lead Education Faculty member


•Bachelor’s degree in Education or related field
•Preferred: Master’s degree in Education with emphasis in early childhood (birth to third grade)
•Experience with adult learners
•Preferred minimum of three years’ teaching pre-K and/or elementary (through third grade)
•Experience in a variety of pre-K curriculum

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•Knowledge of student-centered learning and student engagement
•Knowledge and skills in developmentally appropriate practices
•Commitment to student success – evidence of intentional, purposeful, proactive, and collaborative student interactions
•Demonstrate ability to teach, supervise, and mentor students
•Evidence of strong interpersonal communication and leadership skills
•Ability to work in a collaborative fashion with a variety of faculty and community stakeholders in an environment that values collegiality as well as diverse goals and perspectives.
•Demonstrate ability to work with a diverse population that represents a wide range of abilities and ages
•Knowledge of the curriculum and instruction for pre-K
•Background in Early Literacy

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

•Classroom setting
•Office setting
•Community-based childcare settings

About Northern Wyoming Community College District:

Sheridan College is located in historic Sheridan, WY at the foot of the beautiful Big Horn Mountains, minutes away from a variety of outdoor recreational activities. Sheridan is ranked “America’s Top Western Town” by True West magazine and is a vibrant community. Sheridan College is a vital component in the community.

Gillette College is located in Gillette, WY, the county seat of Campbell County. Located midway between the Big Horn Mountains to the West and the Black Hills of South Dakota to the east. Gillette is a growing, family-friendly community and enjoys a very strong economy due to energy-related industries located there.

NWCCD also includes a small campus site in Buffalo, WY.


Experience with adult learners

Preferred minimum of three years’ teaching pre-K and/or elementary (through third grade)

Experience in a variety of pre-K curriculum

Special Instructions to Applicants:

All NWCCD job postings are contingent on funding.

This position is currently funded for three years.

Transcripts will be required and may be attached to your online application documents under “Transcripts” and for additional space, under “Other Documents” or emailed to: [email protected]

Letters of recommendation are highly recommended and can be attached to your online application documents (up to three letters), or may be sent to Human Resources at [email protected]idan.edu.

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Provide training for local childcare providers and community members

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Align and develop curriculum to meet kindergarten readiness criteria

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Participate in community partnerships in Early Childhood Education

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Institutional Responsibilities




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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 3/6/2021
Work Type: Full Time