Early Care and Education Specialist in Austin, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 7/21/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Early Care and Education Specialist is a relationship builder and valued member of the Texas Rising Star program, responsible for developing close working partnerships with child care providers. Recruits new service providers and manages existing relationships through effective delivery of training, technical assistance and resource assessment, and distribution of developmentally appropriate materials and equipment. The Specialist conducts on-site technical assistance, mentoring, assessment and training visits to providers interested in Texas Rising Star (TRS) certification. Prepares inclusions plans for providers caring for children with disabilities, and monitors all providers to ensure compliance with contractual regulations.

  1. Provides mentoring or conducts assessments for Texas Rising Star (TRS) certification with child care providers as
  2. Performs technical assistance, training visits, and monitoring visits to providers' facilities to ensure Texas Rising Star (TRS) certification compliance and
  3. Works closely with Supervisor in developing inclusion plans for providers caring for children with
  4. Prepares and maintains updated paperwork for all records within the time frames specified by the Texas Workforce Commission and Board area directives, policies and
  5. Updates The Workforce Information System of Texas (TWIST).
  6. Follows unit procedures and guidelines and participates in meetings and other events to increase understanding of the Workforce Solutions
  7. Collaborates with other Child Care Services staff to enhance program
  8. Identifies and documents process improvement
  9. Performs other duties as may be

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)