Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 24.03
Organization's Mission: Utah Community Action’s mission is to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities through self-reliance and education programs.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status.
Position Summary: Utah Community Action of Salt Lake City, UT is seeking to hire a full-time, Year-round Program Specialist to supervise and coach our Head Start Teachers. Are you looking for a job in social services where you can see the difference you make in the lives of those you serve? Would you like to work for a nonprofit that has room for growth and often promotes from within? If so, please read on!

As a Program Specialist you will support and respect individual children and families' cultural beliefs, including their home language. Understanding, and promoting the children's social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development is a valuable skill you will cultivate. You maintain a monitoring system to track all program activities. You spend a lot of time reviewing, analyzing, and compiling monthly reports to ensure compliance, is done on a regular basis. You will Ensure that TSGOLD checkpoints and documentation are completed within the required timeline. Motivated to continually develop your knowledge in social services, you participate in ongoing Professional Development and keep up-to-date on current research and trends, attend trainings, workshops and/or conferences. You get great satisfaction in supporting staff to teach families the importance of preventative care in the areas of health, nutrition, and mental health. You enjoy regularly conducting classroom visits throughout the school year.

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Family and Consumer Studies; or Bachelor's Degree in a related field with emphasis in Early Childhood essential topics required.
Previous supervisor experience
Two years of related experience and previous Head Start experience required.
Know how to supervise, mentor, and coach, Teachers, Assistant Teachers, Classroom Aides, and Substitutes in collaboration with the Program Coordinators in the areas of Health, Education and Family Partnership.
Set performance and professional goals with teaching staff. Offer skillful, reflective supervision that builds on staff member's individual strengths.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: This Program Specialist position earns a competitive wage of $24.03/hour. We also offer generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), a healthcare spending account (HSA) with up to a $2,500 match, a 401k plan with 5% match, short and long-term disability, accident insurance, life insurance, 11 paid holidays, paid time off between Christmas and New Year's, paid time off (PTO), and an hour of paid time on Fridays for self-care.
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Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA 84105


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