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Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County is searching for a Literacy Specialist. This specialist is responsible for leading the Coalition’s early literacy initiatives to promote reading readiness and successful kindergarten entry.

Essential Duties include:
• Provides technical assistance and coaching to providers participating in early literacy initiatives including Nemours and Officer       Friendly’s Book Club.
• Performs literacy-based screeners with children to collect data for programming (GRTR).
• Performs observations in classrooms to assess areas of need.
• Provides resources for professionals.
• Recruits and supports providers for early literacy initiatives.
• Provides training to professionals.
• Collaborates with the community to develop and implement early literacy projects.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Requirements include:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood, or related field
• Five years of related experience.
• Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft 365
• Valid Florida State driver’s license.
• Access to reliable transportation. Travel is required.
• Available to work evenings and weekends.
• Bilingual - English/Spanish preferred

To be the best fit, a candidate will need the following skills/experience:
• Knowledge of high-quality early childhood developmentally appropriate
practices for children 0-5 years of age
• Experience in coaching early childhood education providers
• Ability to collaborate and coordinate with other community agencies to
maximize efforts and avoid duplicative services
• Experience in designing and implementing training for adult learners
• Knowledge surrounding emerging and literacy based skills
• Interact as part of a team by exhibiting dependability, cooperation, initiative,
and punctuality
• Ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally
• Self-motivated, ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Ability to work with people from diverse cultures, backgrounds and skill
• Excellent interpersonal and public relations skills and the ability to interact
• with all levels of management
• Excellent organizational skills, ability to move quickly from one task to
another as needs dictate, and able to prioritize work to meet deadlines

Salary: $47,087.21/yr.
Hours: Normal Coalition Hours are Monday- Friday, 8am- 5pm. 40 Hours per week.
Evenings and weekends may be required for events.
Travel is required.

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