Preschool Specialist

State of Utah

Full Job Description
Job Description

 

 

The Utah State Board of Education (USBE) is looking for a full-time, seasoned, leader and visionary to provide leadership as the statewide expert in the development and implementation of preschool evidence-based curriculum, standards, and assessment statewide.

Principal Duties
As the Preschool Specialist, you will be responsible for the following:High Quality School Readiness Program administration, including all reporting, follow-up, school support, and legislative reports.
Planning, developing, promoting, implementing, and evaluating state preschool programs and support services.
Planning and implementing statewide training for preschool personnel.
Ensuring compliance with applicable federal and/or state laws, regulations and/or agency rules, standards and guidelines, etc.
Collaborating with colleges, universities, and other education institutions to improve the pre-service and in-service education of teachers, administrators, and other school personnel.
Completing reports for schools, the USBE and the Legislature as required. Interpret, clarify, explain and apply USBE policy and procedures, business practices, federal or state laws and regulations, etc.
Completing other duties as assigned.

The Ideal CandidateThe ideal candidate will possess:

A Bachelor’s degree, additional preference may be given for a Master’s degree.
A Current Utah State Education License, additional preference may be given for Early Childhood, Preschool Special Education.
Experience in providing professional learning to adults.
Knowledge of the Utah Early Learning Standards: Ages 3-5
3 years experience as a teacher in a preschool program, additional preference may be given for those with 5 or more years of experience.
The ability to work in a collaborative team environment
 

Why You Should Join Our TeamThe Utah State Board of Education (USBE) attracts and retains the best in the industry because we offer more than just competitive salaries. USBE professionals know they are serving a higher purpose because their work impacts the lives of Utah students. The student-focused culture helps create a friendly work environment. Each day offers new and exciting challenges. We have the privilege of working with a variety of stakeholder groups.

The State offers a desirable benefit package and retirement plan as well as many other benefits to eligible employees.

Insurance:High deductible option with a low cost bi-weekly premium as well as employer contributions into a health savings account to help with out-of-pocket medical costs.
Traditional plan with a bi-weekly premium.
Low premium cost for dental and vision insurance.

Retirement Options:Employer contributions equal to 10-12% of your salary between both a pension and 401(k) plan or a 401(k) only plan.
Employer match of up to $26 per paycheck into your 401(k) on top of what you will already be receiving.

Paid time off:

Eligible employees may accrue 4 hours of annual leave and 4 hours of sick leave each pay period. Annual leave accrual rate increases with years of service.
12 paid holidays.
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The Agency
The foundation of the Utah public education system is to provide an opportunity for educational excellence for each Utah student. Click here to learn more about The Utah State Board of Education (USBE).
 

Supplemental Information
 

Risks found in the typical office setting, which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations, etc.
Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work; however, there may be some walking; standing; bending; carrying light items; driving an automobile, etc. Special physical demands are not required to perform the work.
DHRM rules regarding promotions and transfers apply to current state of Utah employees.

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