Professional Learning Community Specialist for Classroom Practices

Athens, Georgia
Oct 07, 2019
Nov 06, 2019
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Focus Areas
Healthcare, Human Services
Position Type
Full Time


 Quality Care for Children

Child Care Resource and Referral of East Georgia

Athens, Georgia

It is the policy of Quality Care for Children that all employees shall receive an equal employment opportunity without regards to race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, national origin, age, marital status or disability in employment.


Job Title: Professional Learning Community Specialist for Classroom Practices

Department: Child Care Resource and Referral 

Supervisor: Director, CCR&R East Georgia Salary: Based on Education and Experience


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and facilitate on-site professional learning communities.
  • Coordinate and facilitate PLCs throughout the region to support teaching staff in CCLC and FCC programs.
  • Develop individual plan of improvement as needed for providers receiving support from the PLC Specialist.
  • Provide technical assistance and coaching in targeted topic areas to teaching staff in focused dosages.
  • Collaborate with the PLC/Administrative Specialist, Training Coordinator and QCC Training Manager to plan trainings and PLCs based on the needs of the providers in the region.
  • Participate in the planning and execution of community events.
  • Meet all deliverables and monthly reports as assigned. 
  • Complete other duties as assigned to support the ongoing work of the CCR&R to meet the expectations of the contract.



  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field (Bachelor required). Dedicated to on- going professional development.
  • Georgia Approved Trainer, preferred. Please submit a copy of your training approval letter.
  • Completed PLC Facilitator Training – required, Completed PLC Coordinator training- preferred 
  • Experience working in a child care settings.
  • Strong organization skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills (written and oral).
  • Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Bright From the Start regulations, Quality Rated system, Environment Rating Scales and Georgia State Funded Pre-K system.
  • Knowledge of National Accreditation standards and assessment tools including the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), Environmental Rating Scales (ERS) for all levels.
  • Valid driver’s license and personal transportation required.
  • Available to work occasional nights and weekends.
  • Team player.
  • Self-directed with the ability to work independently.
  • Available to travel (50%-70%)
  • Preferred experience working as a classroom teaching staff or family childcare provider


Physical Demands/Work Environment:

  • Frequent driving.
  • Consistently standing for 2 hours or more delivering training.
  • Sitting at the computer for 3 hours or more at a time.
  • Bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and moderate lifting (at least 25 pounds) required.
  • Noise level in the work environment may be high at times.


To Apply: Please e-mail your resume and 1-page cover letter (list Early Care and Education Specialist of North Georgia in the e-mail's subject line). Please include your name when titling email attachments.


Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.