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Coordinator, Early Learning Office

Recruitment #12-005057-001



Main Purpose of Job

This is a professional position serving as the Education Program Supervisor for the Early Learning Branch, responsible for coordinating all activities for the Early Learning Office.


Provides direct content specific leadership and oversight to all State Early Learning Education programs, projects and initiatives; represents the State in all matters pertaining to Early Learning curricular design, instructional implementation, large and small group assessment, and professional development; supervises and provides fiscal accountability for all programs, projects and initiatives including  staff specialists and support staff assigned to the Early Learning Office; ensures facilitative application of appropriate processes and high quality deliverables associated with the Maryland content standards, the Common Core Curriculum and the State Assessment System; establishes processes for applying for federal, corporate and foundation funding and for disseminating funding according to established timelines; prioritizes Early Learning content office workloads.


EDUCATION:  Master’s Degree or equivalent 36 credit hours of post-baccalaureate course work in Education, Supervision/Administration or a related area. 

EXPERIENCE: Five (5) years of administrative or teaching experience in, or affiliated with, an education program, including two years of experience in coordinating or administering an education program or service directly related to Early Learning or Early Childhood Education/Development.  

NOTE: Two additional years of experience directly related to the position option may be substituted for the  required Master’s Degree.


Knowledge of trends, regulations, policies, and issues effecting  Early Learning and Early Childhood Education; knowledge of education program improvement and school readiness gaps; knowledge of curriculum development and instruction for Early Childhood Education; skill in managing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating education programs; skill in leading multiple initiatives; ability to interpret and apply laws, regulations and standards governing LEA’s; ability to organize and manage multiple tasks; ability to work as a team member and establish and maintain effective working relationships; ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.


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