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Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) Coordinator
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Category: Community Education/Coordinator
Date Posted: 5/22/2023
Location: Community Education
Date of Availability: August 2023
Date Closing: 06/05/23 or Until Filled
Location:  Community Education / District Office
Schedule:  5 days / week (Monday – Friday), 8 hours / day, 260 Days / Year
Licensure: MN Early Childhood and/or Pre-Kindergarten or Pre-Primary licensure
Beginning: August 2023
Salary: $63,351 to $68,152 plus benefitsJOB SUMMARY:
Plans, organizes, implements, and evaluates the Early Childhood Family Education, School Readiness, and Early Childhood screening programs for families with children from the age of birth to five years.  The ECFE Coordinator supports and advances the District’s mission to prepare all students for a successful future in a changing world.

% of Time
70%      Program Administration

Provides leadership and direction for all aspects of Early Childhood programming.
Create and ensure ECFE programs, services and curriculum meet the needs of the children and families in the district/communities.
Determines and assigns staff placements. Prepares contracts and timesheets for all assignments.
In conjunction with the Director of Community Education, prepares budgeting recommendations for the program. Tracks program expenses throughout the year.
Coordinates advisory council meetings on a regular basis including providing updated information to council members, preparation of meeting materials, scheduling meetings, and assists in formulating policies.
Prepares and seeks grant opportunities to obtain funding to  maximize resources.
Ensure programs remain compliant with all state and federal regulation including completion of all required reporting.
30%      Staff and Student SupportProvides and assists the Community Education Director in various building administrative functions.
Serves as a liaison between students, teachers, parents and community. Builds positive relationships with all stakeholders.
Facilitates problem solving with students, staff, and teachers in response to student behaviors.
Works collaboratively with Early Childhood Special Education and school-aged childcare staff and programs along with other district staff.
Assists in the planning, coordination, and delivery of staff professional development.
Assists in evaluations of licensed and non-licensed staff.
Serves on committees to support and implement changes and improvements based upon goals and initiatives.
Attends trainings, conferences, and seminars; keeps abreast of changing developments, instructional trends, and educational technologies.
Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Education/Certification/Licensure Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or Pre-Kindergarten or Pre-Primary.
Valid Minnesota teaching license in ECFE and/or Parent and Family Education.
Community Education Director License preferred.
Experience:                            5+ years of teaching experience in public school districts preferred.
Previous experience in a leadership role within public school preferred.
Essential Skills Required to Perform the Work:Demonstrated skills in working with students, parents, and staff to create and maintain a positive school environment.
Exceptional communications, problem-solving and organizational skills.
Demonstrates ability to think strategically and to develop and manage complex programs.
Ability to inter-relate with others and present a positive interaction with students, staff, parents and administration in all communications.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Extensive knowledge of state and federal educational laws.
Extensive knowledge and understanding of District policies and procedures.
Extensive understanding of Special Education.
Through understanding  and knowledge of early childhood development.
Machines, Tools, Equipment, Electronic Devices and Software Required:Proficiency and ability to learn various software and digital applications.
Operate multi-line telephone system, walkie, printer, photocopy machine, fax machine etc.
Supervision of Other Employees:This position provides work direction and/or training to other staff.
Physical Job Requirements:Position involves occasional kneeling, reaching or bending.
Position involves occasional lifting up to 40 pounds.
Position requires extended periods of standing and walking.
Position involves listening, speaking clearly and visual acuity.
Mental Job Requirements:Position requires multi-tasking while dealing with constant interruptions.
Position requires courteous customer service relations including collaboratively with district staff to accomplish the goals of the district.
Position requires a need for accuracy.
Position requires working collaboratively with district staff to accomplish the goals of the district.
Position requires exercising confidentiality in handling School District information.
Working Conditions:Normal school conditions. Exposure to noise from students including potential behavioral disturbances.
Ability to respond in emergency/crisis situations.
Possible exposure to body fluids and airborne pathogens.
Exposure to weather conditions as part of student supervision.
Job Outcomes:Projects a positive, cooperative and respectful attitude with students, parents, other employees and community members.
This description describes the general nature and work expected of an individual assigned to this position.  Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.  All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with a disability.

See why BHM Schools is the place to dream, believe and achieve. From early childhood, to kindergarten to graduation and to adulthood, the BHM School District provides a variety of opportunities for every age.  Click HERE or visit our website at to view a short video about our district.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:  Applicants interested in this position must complete an application online by visiting our district website at> District> Employment> Current Openings & Online Application.  If you previously applied with BHM Schools and wish to update your application materials, login to AppliTrack and select ‘edit.’  If you need technical support please visit for answers to frequently asked application questions or ‘submit a request’ to AppliTrack for assistance with your application.  When completing your application, please be sure to upload a 300 dpi or smaller, black/white copy in either .pdf or .doc (Word) copy of your:Cover letter
3 letters of recommendation
All transcripts

If scanning your documents, please scan at no larger than 300 dpi and black/white. This will ensure the file size is small enough to upload. If you have any trouble uploading your documents, we recommend talking to your college tech department for assistance with scanning/uploading documents (if you are still in college), or go to your local office supply store (or an acquaintance that has scanning capabilities) and ask that they scan and save these documents at 300 dpi, black/white and as a .pdf file.  .PDF files are the preferred way to save due to size limitations of other file types.  (For example, .tiff, and .jpeg files types often do NOT work well with our system.  Using .pdf will ensure your files upload with no problems). Once your documents have been successfully scanned and saved as .pdf files, you can then return to your application pages and upload them directly to your file.  They will be immediately attached and available to view by the hiring supervisor.  The cost of scanning and saving these files should be no more than the cost of postage you might spend to mail these documents to us.  And the process will be much, much faster and more secure for you.  If you are still unable to scan and/or save your documents as .pdf files, please contact AppliTrack for tech support at  Please allow 1-2 days for a reply.

Thank you,
Human Resources

May 23rd, 2023

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