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Job: Supervisor, The Early Childhood Commission

Title Supervisor, The Early Childhood Commission
Categories Jamaica Jobs
Location Kingston
Job Information

Supports the development and/or strengthening of governance systems for ECIs by developing and implementing regional strategies to enhance ECI management bodies, through training and other methods; identifies regional systemic deficiencies in the knowledge and skills of operators and practitioners and recommends strategies for improvement; identifies regional systemic deficiencies impairing the ability of ECIs to meet legal and regulatory requirements and recommends strategies for improvement; assists with the implementation of in-service professional development programs as required to address developmental needs of Early Childhood Practitioners in ECIs and liaises with external specialists to support professional development; oversees curriculum development and implementation in ECIs; oversees delivery of training programs at Resource Centers; provides technical guidance to Development Officers (EC Resource Centers) in areas of development of teaching and learning materials, parenting and community involvement; reviews emerging trends based on reports from Development Officers (Resource Center) and recommends strategies to address systemic issues;  supports parenting and community development by attending regional stakeholder meetings

Qualifications: Masters Degree in Early Childhood Development, Early Childhood Leadership, Early Childhood Education or equivalent; at least five (5) years experience in early childhood development or related field, with three (3) years experience in coordinating early childhood programs ; expert knowledge of the Early Childhood Commission Act, the Early Childhood Act (2005) and Regulations, the Standards for the Operation and Management of Early Childhood Institutions and other laws and policies governing the Early Childhood Sector; expert knowledge of the early childhood sector, child development and parenting; sound knowledge of the relevant computer applications and basic statistical applications; must possess a valid driver’s license and reliable motor vehicle;

Contact: Manager, Human Resources & Administration, The Early Childhood Commission
45-46 Kingston Mall, 8-10 Ocean Boulevard, Kingston, Email: application@ecc.gov.jm

Application Deadline: December 30, 2011

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