The Lourie Center School seeks to hire an experienced Quality Assurance Specialist who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing.
As the Child Care Director, you will:
•Lead the process for addressing compliance related issues tied to state, federal and local quality assurance efforts (QRIS, NAEYC Accreditation, HS/EHS Federal Reviews)
•Lead the process for renewing and maintaining compliance associated with program licensing, accreditation, and other quality measures and works with program coordinators, managers and the director on matters related to compliance, quality, staff training and professional development requirements and other relevant program standards.
•Organize and lead the ongoing self-assessment process, continuous quality improvement planning meetings, program data review of ChildPlus and PIR reporting..
•Prepare quality assurance reports across service areas in partnership with program managers that visually demonstrate program compliance and quality strengths and needs specific to all service areas and program initiatives,
•Write policies and procedures related to quality assurance, data review, ongoing monitoring, or any other activities that require staff involvement with activities that produce data.
•Develop a program compliance calendar in partnership with managers that tracks licensing, and OHS HSPPS requirements for each program year and takes responsibility for making certain that all renewals/updates are submitted in a timely manner.
•Provide the training and technical assistance necessary to conduct quality self-assessment of each program performance standard area; provides training and technical assistance to staff and teams as necessary in conducting self-assessment and on-going monitoring activities;
•High competency with reporting data and analysis through written presentation, report, and verbal communication.
•Demonstrated commitment to accountability, measuring outcomes, and a results-oriented culture
•Serve as a resource to support the needs of partners, contractors, children and families in a positive, proactive, and professional manner at all times.
•Must have a Bachelor's Degree in ECE, Child Development, Human Development, Leadership and Management, Psychology, or related field.
•Minimum of two years experiences in Early Childhood Education, Human Services, or related field, with strong background in Head Start, Child Care licensing and NAEYC Accreditation.
At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking
•Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
•100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
•100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay
As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.
Work Schedule:Preferred Qualifications
- 2 or more years working in Head Start or other non-profits
Strong Bilingual skills (English/Spanish) Required.Tobacco Statement
Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.
Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.Equal Employment Opportunity
Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.