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4 Apr 2023

Full-Time Early Achievers RBPD Lead – Bilingual – Onsite

Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington – Posted by CCRecruiting Moses Lake, Washington, United States

Job Description

Excited about this role, but don’t meet 100% of the expected qualifications listed above? We’d still love for you to apply! Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce where unique experiences are valued and everyone has the opportunity to contribute. Research has continuously shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet all the listed qualifications. We want to help overcome this trend and seek to make space for unique and relevant skills and attributes. So, when applying to Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington, rest assured that your application is reviewed by a living, breathing human being, and evaluated based on key competencies needed for success in the position. Questions or concerns? Contact re********@ca*****************.org, we’d be happy to connect!

You can do the work you love, be your authentic self, and make an impact in the lives of thousands. We believe in a culture rooted in community, collaboration, and growth. As an agency we are inspired by our Mission of bringing hope to life, especially those most in need.

Catholic Charities is committed to the policy of vaccination against the COVID 19 virus for all employees. We are committed to maximize safety for our employees and clients. Proof of the COVID-19 vaccination is required to work on or after October 18, 2021, consistent with Proclamation 21-15.

Wage Range

$21 – $27 Hourly

This position offers a sign-on bonus of $3,000 + Discretionary quarterly bonuses of $1,000


Medical, dental, life, flexible spending, EAP, retirement & vol benefits including vision, ltd, life insurance, critical illness, injury accident & ID theft protection. 13 paid holidays, 12 days of vacation, 8 sick days. Bereavement leave, education assistance program. Discretionary longevity award of 1.5% of annual salary starting after 5 years of service.

Position Summary:

The Early Achievers RBPD Lead will provide leadership and guidance to the Early Achievers Relationship Based Professional Development (RBPD) team members of Central Washington region by providing support and supervision. RBPD field staff includes Early Achievers TA Specialists and Coaches. The Early Achievers RBPD lead will have formal supervision and staff training responsibilities, including performance evaluation, new staff onboarding, and other supervisory duties that enable them to effectively support and monitor the work of their direct reports. Early Achievers RBPD Leads will have interactions with providers with whom their field staff interact to ensure and support quality assurance of program goals. All activity will follow the service delivery areas and contract requirements aligning with the Child Care Aware Early Achievers framework, as well as other contracts secured by Catholic Charities Serving Central Washington aiding the early learning system.


  • Collaborate with their supervisor to inform and provide input as to program fidelity
  • Ensure quality and fidelity is maintained within assigned project guidelines by meeting at least monthly with supervisor to review program development systems.
  • Work collaboratively with supervisor to review project activity report, site visit summaries, data tracking systems for accuracy and compliance with contract deliverables.
  • Provide support and oversight in orienting newly hired staff to specific duties of their position.
  • Provide first-hand assessment of staff skills in delivering effective RBPD services by providing observation- based feedback at least once annually.
  • Provide Coaching services to a small caseload of providers, as applicable
  • Support field-based Rating Readiness approval of Early Achievers Participants, as applicable.
  • Contribute to the selection of Early Achiever employee candidates as a member of the hiring panel.
  • Provide trainings as a MERIT State Approved Trainer in collaboration with the Professional Development Coordinator.
  • Evaluate performance of Early Achievers RBPD field staff in collaboration with the Associate Director of Early Learning Provider Services and Professional Development Coordinator.
  • Achieve and maintain reliability in pertinent observation and assessment tools to include but not limited to ERS, CLASS, etc.
  • Complete Classroom Quality Baselines for the Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) and Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS) for facilities pursuing rating in the Early Achievers System, as assigned
  • Instruct staff as to correct documentation and data entry and monitor input into statewide databases.
  • Coach supervisees to provide a balanced service across their caseloads addressing time management and priority or service.
  • Build and maintain professional collaborative relationships with Lead positions within Early Learning Initiatives within Catholic Family & Child Services (i.e.: Infant Toddler Consultation, Project Launch, ECEAP, etc.)
  • Maintain professional working relationships with child care providers, community partners and program stakeholders.
  • Provide culturally relevant observations/assessment, consultative support and referral to DEL licenses and Early Achiever childcare leadership staff and teachers to enhance quality improvement in the specialty areas of early childhood growth and development, health and safety, behavior, teacher and child interaction, learning environment, and leadership/management practices.
  • Maintain confidential records, complete data tracking using a variety of technology and uphold Quality Assurance Standards for assigned projects.
  • Represent the Catholic Charities Early Learning Department as needed/directed by supervisor
  • Abide by Washington State law as a mandatory reporter of child abuse and neglect
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

The following requirements are those that are normally required for performance of this position. Any disabled applicant or incumbent who does not meet one or more of the requirements, but who can perform the essential function of the job (with or without reasonable accommodations) shall be deemed to meet these requirements.

Physical Requirements:

This position normally requires the physical demands of standing, walking, bending, lifting or performing other work requiring low physical exertion, as well as keyboard fingering, talking, hearing and adequate vision on a regular basis to perform the job requirements. These physical demands are required up to 90% of the time.

Non-Physical Requirements:


  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human and Social Service or related field and 1 year related job experience, preferred
  • AA degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Human and Social Service or related field and 3 year related job experience required


  • Three to Five years demonstrated experience in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • Previous experience as an Early Achievers Coach and/or Technical Assistance Specialist and demonstrated leadership qualities

Special Skills

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated; work is primarily off-site
  • Consistently meet monthly project goals maintain timely documentation/data entry into electronic data system and provide summary reports as requested
  • Work occasional evenings and weekend hours within the work week
  • Knowledge of professional development opportunities and resources for early care and education professionals
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated reflective practice skills with the ability to give and receive feedback
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Knowledge of service delivery area and resources.
  • Demonstrated ability to present early learning and agency program information formally and informally to large and small groups.
  • Knowledge of Washington Administrative Code for Child Care Providers.
  • Knowledge of the Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) and the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS), Ages and Stages Developmental Screening (ASQ-3, ASQ-SE), and other early childhood assessments.
  • Knowledge of early learning curricula such as Creative Curriculum/Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Connection and collaboration with WA State Department of Early Learning initiatives such as: WA KIDS; P-3 Alignment; Regional Early Learning Coalitions; Early Support for Infants-Toddlers; Head Start, ECEAP/WA Preschool; Universal Developmental Screening; and other Early Childhood work
  • Value all people, their family culture, heritage, language and beliefs
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, especially Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Aptitude for learning new software programs and technology
  • Maintain confidentiality according to professional standards
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) Required

Licensure, Registration, Certification

  • Valid Washington State Drivers License and required minimum liability insurance for WA State
  • Access to a mobile phone is required in order to stay in contact with the Agency and for emergency purposes

Employment is conditional upon:

  • Being cleared by criminal background check and fingerprinting when required
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Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Bilingual, Early Achievers, Early Childhood Education, Moses Lake, and Washington state. Salaries: Not Disclosed.

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