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Making Opportunity Count Inc Family Development Coordinator in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

The MOC child care and Head Start programs provide a safe, developmentally appropriate environment for infant, toddler, preschool and school-age children. We strive to support children’s school readiness and desire to be life-long learners, with a focus around providing a stimulating early education and care experience that promotes each child’s social/emotional, physical and cognitive development. Our child care and Head Start programs include center-based part-day & full-day options; family child care; before and after school care for school-age children; and services for pregnant women.

POSITION SUMMARY: MOC is seeking a Family Development Coordinator for the Family Child Care component. This position will coordinate agency services for children, families and family child care providers and provide administrative support for placements and subsidy management. This individual will-

  • Assist with the recruitment of family child care educators and eligible families.

  • Provide support and technical assistance to family child care educators with the nutrition program, EEC licensing guidelines, curriculum and child assessment.

  • Arrange for subbing of children in the absence of the family child care educator

  • Work with the transportation unit to arrange bussing for eligible children

  • Assist with referrals for child and family services as needed.

  • Provide families and educators information on child development, parenting, etc.

    Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Degree in Early Education, Social Work or related field with EEC Lead Teacher qualifications or a combination of work experience and Lead Teacher certification or CDA.

  • Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel to family child care homes

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel programs and experienced with online data base systems

  • Strong organizational skills and knowledge of area resources

    Pay commensurate with education & experience.

    MOC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

    MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINHE REQUIREMENT

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