Early Childhood Program Site Coordinator, ReWA

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Early Childhood Program Site Coordinator

Refugee Women's Alliance (ReWA) | Seattle, WA

Full-Time

Purpose:

The Coordinator will assist the ECE Program Director by assuring the delivery of safe, nurturing, developmentally appropriate and culturally relevant program within the guidelines of agency policies and procedures, performance standards and licensing guidelines. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Serve as Site Coordinator in collaboration with the ECE Director and other members of the ECE Administrative Team.
  • Assist with monitoring compliance with program contracts, performance standards (ECEAP & Step Ahead) NAC (National Accreditation Commission) requirements, and Licensing and Early Achievers Guidelines with a focus on facilities, health, safety and nutrition components.
  • Compile data and assist with reports as required
  • Filing (staff time off request, reimbursements, city subsidy vouchers, DSHS monthly co-pay paper etc)
  • Ensure compliance with Health Policy, Disaster Plan and inspection requirements (smoke alarms, fire extinguisher, Seattle Fire Department).
  • Plan and conduct monthly fire drills, quarterly earthquake drills and bi-annual lockdown drills.
  • Monitor fire and earthquake drills, first aid and disaster supplies.
  • Monitor and coordinate staff health and safety training (1st Aid, CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens, food handlers, medication management, communicable disease, disaster preparation etc)
  • Monitor and file child and adult injury reports. Monitor and perform regular analysis in partnership with Program Director
  • Oversee building and playground health and safety.
  • Collaborate with program cooks in finalizing monthly menus in compliance with USDA guidelines.
  • Complete monthly meal count report, quarterly meals observations, annual study month review per USDA requirements;
  • Ensure hand washing protocol is followed;  
  • Support the maintenance of class ratios as per licensing guidelines; step in to classroom if necessary
  • Keep children’s emergency contacts and pickup lists current.
  • Keep children’s allergy, asthma and other medical condition list current; update allergy list monthly
  • Ensure medication management procedure is followed (ex. Allergy/asthma care plan, medication administration, renew expired medication etc)
  • Provide computer technical support to ECE Staff
  • Attend program and agency staff meetings and trainings
  • Ensure professionalism and high program quality
  • Foster teamwork and cooperation among staff
  • Maintain confidentiality of all ReWA’s ECE participants’ files
  • Other related duties as assigned by the ECE Program Specialist and Director

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A.A. in Early Childhood Education or related field or equivalent work experience.   
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team oriented environment and to handle multiple tasks.
  • Experience working in multi-cultural/lingual environment.
  • Must meet federal and state health and safety standards and maintain credentials for childcare (1st Aid, CPR, Food Handler, CPS training, pass a TB test).
  • Must pass a background check.
  • Able to work flexible hours on occasion.
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Respect for others’ experiences, opinions, language, values, culture, and knowledge.
  • Access to a reliable source of transportation.
  • WA state driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working with immigrant and refugee families.
  • Bicultural/bilingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese, French, Omoro, Amharic, Eritrean, Somali, or Tigrinya

BENEFITS:

Medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance; 403(b) retirement savings plan; paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.

FOR CONSIDERATION: 

Please submit resume, cover letter, salary request and references to:

Email: hr@rewa.org

CLOSES: Open Until Filled