Texas Rising Star (TRS) Assessor I

Industry

Public Sector and Government

Advert ID

USA_469904

Valid City, State or Zip Code

El Paso

Job Type

Permanent

Hours

Part-Time

Salary Range

Up to USD18.50/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

El Paso, TX - Govt Sol - (USA) 300 East Main Street Suite 100 TX El Paso , TX 79901

Branch Phone Number

915-887-2600

Job Description

GENERAL PURPOSE: Conduct TRS assessments of child care providers during the TRS certification process



EXPERIENCE: One year of full-time early childhood classroom experience in a child care, early head start, head start, or pre-kindergarten through third grade school program.



EDUCATION:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university in early childhood education, child development, special education, child psychology, educational psychology, elementary education, or family consumer science.



Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year college or university with at least 18 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, child psychology, educational psychology, elementary education, or family consumer science with at least 12 credit hours in child development.



Associate degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, child psychology, educational psychology, elementary education, or family consumer science with two years of experience as a director in an early childhood program, with preference given for required experience with a provider that is accredited or TRS certified.



LANGUAGE: Bilingual (English and Spanish speaker) to be able to communicate with others.



REQUIREMENTS:

- Demonstrate Knowledge - Best practices in early childhood education.

- Understanding of early childhood evaluations, observations, and assessments tools for both teachers and children such as ITERS, ECERS-R, FCERS, TBRS, CLASS, or other assessment tools.

-Other Preferred Knowledge - Understanding of TRS Certification Guidelines and the minimum standards of Texas child care licensing.

- Ability to relate to individuals from culturally diverse backgrounds.

- Microsoft Word and Excel, Internet, and comfortable using e-mail and entering data on a PC tablet.

- Detail oriented with strong oral and written communication skills.

- Basic administrative skills, including recordkeeping and use of a computer for data management and professional communication.

- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing effective results.



Required Continuing Education and Professional Development.

- Must meet background check requirements consistent with 40 TAC, Chapter 745.

- Participation in required annual professional development and continuing education consistent with child care licensing minimum-training requirements for a center director.



JOB DUTIES:

- Assess TRS providers in accordance with established requirements.

- Provide CCS results of assessments.

- Maintain and update TRS assessment files.

- Interpret and communicate TRS policies and procedures information, as needed.

- May provide training to CCS staff in areas that apply to the TRS assessment and certification.

- Provide excellent customer service.

- Travel is required to carry assigned functions.

- Attend trainings and conferences as needed; travel overnight, as necessary.



- This job specification outlines the general characteristics, qualifications, and performance responsibilities for this position.

- Additional requirements may be stipulated during the assignment of an employee to this position



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