Careers

Trying Together’s mission is to support high-quality care and education for young children.

Trying Together is a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit that supports the work of early childhood by providing advocacy, community resources, and professional growth opportunities for the needs and rights of children, their families, and the adults who interact with them. A fast-paced organization, Trying Together looks for dedicated and passionate staff who bring positivity to their work and a solution-oriented sensibility.

Current Openings

 

Trying Together is an equal opportunity employer. Trying Together does not discriminate and encourages qualified candidates of any gender, race, class, sexual orientation, faith, disability, or age to apply. All candidates will be evaluated on a merit basis.

 


Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant for The Homewood Early Learning Hub & Family Center will perform technical administrative work, including a variety of administrative assignments. This position provides direct support to the Hub & Family Center located at 7219 Kelly Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15208.

This position will work closely with the Operations Manager to oversee facility and operational functions at the Hub & Family Center and will report to the Director of The Homewood Early Learning Hub & Family Center.

Responsibilities:
    • Greet visitors.
    • Receive and process mail.
    • Order office and facility supplies.
    • Maintain Google calendar.
    • Schedule meetings, including set-up and catering.
    • Photocopying and scanning.
    • Filing, organizing.
    • Assist with office maintenance scheduling and coordination.
    • Assist staff with projects as needed.
    • Work effectively and collaboratively with community partner organizations.
    • Maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Commitment to racial equity and inclusion and a willingness to do the ongoing personal work to bring about a more just society.
Qualifications:
    • Adherence to the NAEYC Code of Ethics.
    • Demonstrate ability to work with diverse populations.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
    • Competency with Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Internet research.
    • High level of organization skills.
    • Effective written communications.
    • Proactive approach.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work within deadlines.
    • Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
    • High School graduate. Some college preferred.
Required Clearances:
    • Clean Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance.
    • Clean Act 34 PA State Police Clearance.
    • Clean Act 73 Federal Criminal History Clearance.
    • National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Verification.
Required Training:
    • Mandated Reporter Training (must be completed in the first month of placement).
Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to lift and move 10 – 20 pounds
    • Personal transportation is a plus.
Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • Appreciative inquiry and strengths-based review process.
    • Full-time (40 hours/week), hourly/non-exempt position. Some flexibility required, including weekend and evening hours as needed for events.
Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume with a minimum of three work-related references to jobs@tryingtogether.org. Phone calls will not be accepted. Posting will remain open until filled.

 


Family Coach

The Family Coach is responsible for providing direct service to families from diverse backgrounds with young children birth – 8 years (that includes prenatal and postpartum stages for unborn children’s development and the mother’s health, nutrition, and psychological state). These prevention services help families set personal goals and address the challenges that come up in their day-to-day life. This direct service will include home visits, goal planning (improving parenting skills, involvement in their children’s lives, and reducing the risk of behavioral and emotional barriers), developmental screenings, advocacy, and referrals linking families to any needed services. The Family Coach will be trained and supervised in the application of the evidence-based model, The Family Check-Up.

Responsibilities:
    • Conduct assessments and develop a collaborative relationship to support families with needs in the areas of child, parent, and family wellbeing.
    • Conduct and complete a minimum of two home visits per month carrying out an evidence-based curriculum model.
    • Provide crisis intervention and/or referrals for families.
    • Must have the ability to use feedback to improve performance in carrying out Family Check-Up intervention.
    • Initiates 2 (two) child development screenings per year with parents and children using the appropriate developmental tools, (ASQ).
    • Actively participate in ongoing outreach/recruitment for the program.
    • Actively participate in the development of special events and celebrations with/for families.
    • Ability to maximize program offerings to families from across the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center.
    • Must maintain a high level of integrity.
    • Must maintain the confidentiality of ALL families.
    • Responsible for approximately 20-25 families on a caseload.
    • Transport families to programming, well-baby visits, mental health sessions, etc. when possible.
    • Communicate regularly and productively with colleagues within the Early Learning Hub and Family Center and across the organization.
    • Actively participate in bi-weekly supervision and staff meetings.
    • Must maintain files and complete all management information system paperwork accurately as required in a timely manner.
    • Maintain the Early Learning Hub and Family Center site and ensure a welcoming atmosphere.
    • Relationship or knowledge of the Homewood-Brushton community is helpful.
    • Attend a minimum of twenty (20) hours of job-related trainings annually.
    • Commitment to racial equity and inclusion and a willingness to do the ongoing personal work to bring about a more just society.
Qualifications:
    • MSW or Master’s degree in Counseling, Child Development, Early Childhood or related field or, background in family therapy involving at-risk children strongly preferred, or five (5) years of related experience in early childhood prevention or human/social services working with children and families.
    • Interpersonal and relationship-building skills.
    • High level of analytical skill.
    • Experience with in-home visiting.
    • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
    • Ability to collaborate with other Hub and Family Center staff and community partners.
    • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to work nights and weekends.
    • Must have their own reliable vehicle (for transporting to/from home visits, etc.).
Required Clearances:
    • Clean Act 33 Child Clearance.
    • Clean Act 34 Criminal Clearance.
    • Clean Act 73 FBI Clearance.
    • National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Verification.
    • Certification in the Family Check-Up.
    • Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance.
Required Training:
    • Mandated Reporter Training (must be completed in the first month of placement).
Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • Appreciative inquiry and strengths-based review process.
Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume with a minimum of three work-related references to jobs@tryingtogether.org. Phone calls will not be accepted. Posting will remain open until filled.

 


Family Development Specialist

Family Development Specialists (FDS) are responsible for providing direct service to families from diverse backgrounds with young children birth – 5 years (that includes prenatal and postpartum stages for unborn child’s development and the mother’s health, nutrition, and psychological state). These prevention services help families set personal goals and address the challenges that come up in their day-to-day life. This direct service will include home visits, goal planning, developmental screenings, advocacy, and referrals linking families to any needed services. The Homewood Early Learning Hub & Family Center is located in the vibrant neighborhood of Homewood and has many resources to draw from.

Responsibilities:
    • Coaches and supports families with a strengths-based approach.
    • Strong ability to build positive rapport with both parents and children.
    • Conduct and complete a minimum of two home visits per month depending on evidence-based curriculum model/or prevention model.
    • Provide crisis intervention and/or referrals for families.
    • Develop and/or assist in the child programming and parent-child interaction groups.
    • Initiates 2 (two) child development screenings per year with parents and children using the appropriate developmental tools.
    • Actively participate in ongoing outreach/recruitment for the program.
    • Actively participate in the development of and facilitate parent groups.
    • Actively participate in the development of special events and celebrations with/for families.
    • Ability to maximize program offerings to families from across the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center.
    • Must maintain a high level of integrity.
    • Must maintain the confidentiality of ALL families.
    • Provides team approach model case management services including goal setting, networking, and use of community resources, advocacy, referral, and support.
    • Develop mutual trust and cooperation with families to strengthen child and parenting development.
    • Responsible for approximately 15 (fifteen) to 20 (twenty) families on their caseload.
    • Transport families to programming, well-baby visits, mental health sessions, etc. when possible.
    • Communicate regularly and productively with colleagues within the Homewood Early Learning Hub & Family Center and across the organization.
    • Actively participate in weekly staff meetings.
    • Must maintain files and complete all management information system paperwork accurately as required in a timely manner.
    • Maintain the family support center site and ensure a welcoming atmosphere.
    • Relationship or knowledge of the Homewood-Brushton community is helpful.
    • Attend a minimum of twenty (20) hours of job-related trainings annually.
    • Commitment to racial equity and inclusion and a willingness to do the ongoing personal work to bring about a more just society.
Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Child Development, Early Childhood or related field, or a High School diploma and five (5) years of related experience in early childhood prevention, or human/social services working with children and families.
    • Experience with/in home visiting.
    • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
    • Ability to work both independently as well as part of a team.
    • Ability to work nights and weekends.
    • Must have their own reliable vehicle (for transporting to/from home visits, etc.).
Required Clearances:
    • Clean Act 33 Child Clearance.
    • Clean Act 34 Criminal Clearance.
    • Clean Act 73 FBI Clearance.
    • National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Verification.
    • Valid Driver’s License and proof of insurance.
Required Training:
    • Mandated Reporter Training (must be completed in the first month of placement).
Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • Appreciative inquiry and strengths-based review process.
Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume with a minimum of three work-related references to jobs@tryingtogether.org. Phone calls will not be accepted. Posting will remain open until filled.

 


ELRC Quality Coach

Coaching is inherently relationship-based work. The Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 Quality Coach supports program administrators, classroom teachers and assistant teachers, and home-based child care providers in Allegheny County to develop new skills and continuously improve their early childhood teaching practices to achieve higher program quality. The ELRC Quality Coach engages program administration and staff that work with children in a collaborative process that involves observation, reflective communication, professional growth, role-modeling, and goal setting.

Responsibilities:
    • Recognize and build on the existing knowledge and skills of program staff through observation, reflective practice, goal setting, and planning.
    • Collaborate with classroom staff and program administration for the purpose of creating a cohesive approach to continuous quality improvement with the program team.
    • Provide one to one and small group coaching to assistant teachers, co-teachers, and head teachers to help strengthen child development practices and assure quality programming.
    • Review STARS scores with the program leadership team and staff to help identify areas of strength and develop goals for improvement.
    • Provide constructive feedback and support for the purpose of increasing program administration and teacher confidence and competence.
    • Work with the ELRC Coach Coordinator to provide coaching and professional development for classroom teaching teams.
    • Develop and support the implementation of an individualized plan that identifies strengths, needs, and goals for each program staff.
    • Follow the procedure for reporting suspected child abuse.
    • Completes monthly monitoring reports or coaching logs for assigned visits and submits them according to timelines for the purpose of tracking and monitoring.
    • Participates in initial and on-going professional development for the purpose of providing effective coach strategies as well as provide expertise on theory and practices that support child development.
    • Promotes and supports the vision, mission, and goals of Trying Together. To learn more, visit www.tryingtogether.org.
    • Commitment to racial equity and inclusion and a willingness to do the ongoing personal work to bring about a more just society.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
    • Knowledge of local, state, and national systems for early care and education.
    • Willing and able to engage in honest self-reflection about coaching progress and her/his contribution to the process.
    • Ability to work with a diversity of individuals within the same program.
    • Able to foster a program’s capacity building and assume a strengths-based approach.
    • Ability to establish credibility as a resource worthy of the program’s respect and trust.
    • Ability to facilitate a program’s own problem-solving process.
    • Ability to maintain a project timeline and monitor progress toward goals.
    • Must be able to work independently and as a team member.
    • Must be able to interact with others in a positive and professional manner.
    • Acceptance of diversity and ability to work comfortably in a variety of settings.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Good judgment and decision-making abilities.
    • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and flexibility.
    • Must clear full background check and must pass a health screening.
Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
    • Two years of early childhood classroom experience and two years at an administrative level in an early care and education setting.
    • Must have a PA state-required mentor/coach endorsement.
    • Experience working with adult learners.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, Internet, and email.
    • Must have a valid PA Driver’s License and proof of insurance.
Required Clearances:
    • Clean Act 33 Child Clearance.
    • Clean Act 34 Criminal Clearance.
    • Clean Act 73 FBI Clearance.
    • National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Verification.
Required Training:
    • Mandated Reporter Training (must be completed in the first month of placement).
Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to lift and move 10-20 pounds.
Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • Appreciative inquiry and strengths-based review process.
Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume with a minimum of three work-related references to jobs@tryingtogether.org. Phone calls will not be accepted. Posting will remain open until filled.

 


 

Workforce Development Strategist

Working closely with the Director of Quality Initiatives Projects, Associate Executive Director, and Quality Initiatives Professional Development and ELRC teams, the Workforce Development Strategist is responsible for researching, developing, facilitating, and evaluating comprehensive professional growth opportunities for early education professionals that are aligned with field interests, needs, and trends as well as the organization’s mission, vision, and efforts. This is a full-time position that includes occasional evening and weekend hours, as well as light travel. The Workforce Development Strategist reports to the Director of Quality Initiatives Projects and is considered an active team member of the Trying Together Quality Initiatives department.

Responsibilities:
    • Oversee the development, coordination, facilitation, and evaluation of sequential, Trying Together workforce professional learning opportunities for early educators, such as the Child Development Associate credential (initial and renewal) and workforce Apprenticeship. The facilitation of such opportunities includes professional development coursework as well as participant and program coaching and mentoring.
    • Be familiar with and assist in the coordination of professional development participants’ access to T.E.A.C.H., the PA CDA voucher system, and other available professional development resources.
    • Develop, facilitate, and evaluate professional development opportunities for early learning professionals and stakeholders on relevant topics relevant that meet the needs of the field, including but not limited to: developmentally appropriate practice, child development, family-child-program relationships, and professionalism within early learning programs.
    • Aide in the reflection and evaluation of projects and programs, working directly with other team members. This process will work to ensure that Trying Together programs and resources pertain to the mission and vision of the organization and more importantly reflect the needs and interests of the communities at large.
    • Collaborate and work with other Quality Initiatives team members, consultants, and volunteers, as well as Trying Together staff. The Workforce Development Strategist will participate in organizational team and all-staff meetings as well as may be asked to participate in other organizational initiatives that relate to the Workforce Development Strategist’s current work efforts and responsibilities.
    • Be familiar with and oversee the support of early learning programs seeking national accreditation (NAEYC, NECPA, NAFCC).
    • Commitment to racial equity and inclusion and a willingness to do the ongoing personal work to bring about a more just society.
Additional Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
    • Is familiar with and has experience in developing and facilitating professional development opportunities including coursework for the Child Development Associate credential.
    • Has experience in developing individualized education plans for early educators as well as appropriately assisting, coaching, and mentoring educators through the completion of such plans. Workforce apprenticeship knowledge and experience is highly preferred.
    • Has experience in supporting early learning programs in the continuous professional development of program staff; program leadership experience is highly preferred.
    • Has experience as or working with home-based child care providers.
    • Is familiar with various educational professional development frameworks and standards such as: The Pennsylvania Core Knowledge Competencies; Coaching Powerful Interactions; The Early Childhood Mentoring Curriculum; The Danielson Framework for Teaching; and the NAEYC Standards for Programs Preparing Early Childhood Professionals.
    • Is familiar and has experience with the Keystone STARS, Head Start, and NAEYC Performance Standards.
    • Is familiar and has experience with the PA Early Learning Standards.
    • Has effective organizational skills, with the ability to multi-task and pay attention to detail.
    • Has strong oral and written communication skills; public speaking expertise is required.
    • Is able to facilitate professional development opportunities for early education professionals; PQAS certification is highly preferred upon hire and will be a requirement within 1-year of employment.
    • Maintains confidentiality and values the notion of respect among colleagues. The Workforce Development Strategist will be required to abide by the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood Professionals.
    • Is flexible and open to quick changes being made to better meet the needs of program and project audiences as well as perform other duties to support Trying Together efforts, as assigned.
    • Has the ability to ask questions whenever unclear about a concept, task, or activity.
    • Is able to travel throughout the region in order to attend meetings, visit early education facilities, and perform other duties to support Trying Together efforts, as assigned.
    • Is familiar with and has the ability to manipulate typical organizational technology.
Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (with a minimum of six early education credits). A Master’s degree is highly preferred.
    • Experience in public speaking, particularly in the provision of professional learning utilizing adult learning principles.
    • A current PA Quality Assurance System (PQAS) instructor certification is highly preferred.
Required Clearances:
    • Clean Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance.
    • Clean Act 34 PA State Police Clearance.
    • Clean Act 73 Federal Criminal History Clearance.
    • National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Verification.
Required Training:
    • Mandated Reporter Training (must be completed in the first month of placement).
Physical Requirements:
    • Ability to lift and move 10 – 20 pounds
    • Personal transportation is a plus.
Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • Appreciative inquiry and strengths-based review process.
Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume with a minimum of three work-related references to jobs@tryingtogether.org. Phone calls will not be accepted. Posting will remain open until filled.

 


 

Data Analytics Analyst

The Data Analytics Analyst works closely with the Director of Administration to support the implementation of high quality, responsive, and timely activities which back the internal operations and program functions of Trying Together. The Data Analytics Analyst assists in supporting evaluations of program development and impact within the early care and education field. The analyst must have a strong base of coordination and technical skills that can be flexibly adapted to meet the needs of many different internal and external stakeholders. The Data Analytics Analyst must understand the unique responsibilities and accountabilities to communicate professionally; and, work with flexibility, efficiency, and diplomacy both individually and as part of a team/community effort.

Responsibilities:
    • Processes and analyzes quantitative and qualitative data to support the daily operational data needs of Trying Together.
    • In collaboration with the Director of Administration, develops the outcomes and indicators that will be used to monitor the organization’s progress towards its goals.
    • Provides clear and useful reports for Leadership, staff, and other stakeholders as needed to implement the organization’s strategies and programs and to support the organization’s strategic plan.
    • Develops an understanding of Trying Together’s data access and usage in order to facilitate internal data practices and promote the effective use of data for decision­ making.
    • Works with the organization’s various departments and all working groups in carrying out data-related responsibilities.
    • Supports programs such as, but not limited to, Early Learning Resource Center (ELRC) Region 5 by using data to improve programs and respond to stakeholders’ needs.
    • Works with key staff to set evaluation outcome goals.
    • Maintains links and collaborates where possible with other external data collection, evaluation, and systems change efforts.
    • Develops relationships with other organizations locally such as the Allegheny County Department of Human Services, The Alliance for Infants and Toddlers, at the state level via the PA Office of Child Development and Early Learning (OCDEL), PA DHS, PA PDE, and early care and education providers to assure access and links with other data systems and to support shared goals of ensuring all young children and their caregivers thrive.
    • Participates as a staff team member and represents the organization in various Trying Together activities and projects both locally and at the state level, including meetings, public events, workshops, and training events.
    • Shares knowledge and findings through effective verbal and written presentations, to internal and to external stakeholders. Writes detailed research reports describing the methodology, findings, and recommendations of completed studies.
    • Develops and prepares internal reports of the status, progress, and outcomes of evaluation activities.
    • Writes proposals as necessary to fund or initiate research evaluation or special projects.
    • Conducts research and analysis of issues as requested, including the preparation of reports, white papers, and journal publications recommendations, and other materials to support the work of the organization.
    • Commitment to racial equity and inclusion and a willingness to do the ongoing personal work to bring about a more just society.
Qualifications:
    • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse personalities, and the wide variety of professional backgrounds and experiences of the organization, its partners, and the field it serves.
    • Experience working with a variety of public, private, nonprofit, and grassroots organizational structures.
    • Ability to think strategically, remaining focused on goals and objectives.
    • Highly proficient and knowledgeable in the use of current computer software and tools, specifically Microsoft Suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint, and analytic tools. Skills in database development, Tableau, and geospatial analysis are considered a plus.
    • High level of organization and attention to detail.
    • Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and be persistent, and solve problems as they arise.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Master’s or Doctoral degree and a minimum of two years relevant experience.
    • Knowledge and experience of using evaluation and community-based research to inform program development.
    • Knowledge and experience of program evaluation principles, theories, concepts, and practices.
    • Demonstrated expertise in successfully designing and carrying out quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation processes.
    • Ability to analyze information, summarize findings, and present them in ways easily understandable to decision-makers.
    • Demonstrated ability in designing and manipulating data using a computer database.
    • Understanding of statistical principles and methods for data analysis.
    • Experience supporting and training staff and community partners, that are unfamiliar with research and evaluations, to collect, manage, and analyze data.
    • Familiarity with the key social/infrastructural issues facing the early care and education field.
Required Clearances:
    • Clean Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance.
    • Clean Act 34 PA State Police Clearance.
    • Clean Act 73 Federal Criminal History Clearance.
    • National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Verification.
Required Training:
    • Mandated Reporter Training (must be completed in the first month of placement).
Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • Appreciative inquiry and strengths-based review process.
Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume with a minimum of three work-related references to jobs@tryingtogether.org. Phone calls will not be accepted. Posting will remain open until filled.

 


 

Curriculum Development Specialist

The Curriculum Development Specialist is responsible for elevating and maintaining the integrity and consistency of all Trying Together workforce development programming and resources through the development, facilitation, monitoring, and review of programmatic content and frameworks. The Curriculum Development Specialist will work with the Quality Initiatives team assisting them with curriculum development and review. The Curriculum Development Specialist supports professional learning by actively researching early learning trends and developments and making recommendations consistent with Trying Together’s mission and vision.

Responsibilities:
    • Active member of the Quality Initiatives and ELRC teams to effectively respond to the needs of the field and the systems they work within.
    • Meet regularly with the Quality Initiatives and ELRC teams to provide feedback and brainstorm new ideas.
    • Through the research of current practices, ensure the framework and content of all workforce development programs and resources align with the Keystone STARS Performance Standards, NAEYC standards, the PA Core Knowledge Competencies and the PA Early Learning Standards and is rigorous enough to matriculate to college credit.
    • Ensure that all Trying Together workforce development programming includes professional coaching and/or mentoring opportunities.
    • Develop a framework and process for the development, facilitation, and tracking of sequential professional learning opportunities.
    • Implement programmatic frameworks, protocols, and evaluative systems of the Trying Together workforce development programs and resources.
    • Collaborate with institutes of higher education to ensure content quality.
    • In collaboration with institutes of higher education refine Trying Together’s professional development series to matriculate into stackable course credit and integrate into the SW Early Childhood Education Apprenticeship program, Trying Together Induction program, and the Child Development Associate preparatory program.
    • Work with institutes of higher education to scale up the SW ECE Apprenticeship program and align current apprenticeship processes to alleviate workforce development gaps and systemic barriers.
    • Be familiar with and oversee the application and maintenance of national and state professional development certifications (e.g. Act 48, CEU’s, PQAS).
    • Maintains confidentiality and values the belief of respect among colleagues. The Curriculum Development Specialist will abide by the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct for Early Childhood professionals.
    • Participate in initial and ongoing professional development for the purpose of growing and developing new skills.
    • Promote and support the vision, mission, and goals of Trying Together
    • Commitment to racial equity and inclusion and a willingness to do the ongoing personal work to bring about a more just society.
Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Curriculum Development, Leadership, or related field. Master’s degree preferred.
    • Three years of experience in curriculum development and adult instruction.
    • Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet, and email.
    • Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System (PQAS) certified instructor.
    • Knowledge of local, state, and national systems for early care and education.
    • Is familiar with various educational professional development frameworks and standards such as: Pennsylvania Core Knowledge Competencies, Coaching Powerful Interactions, The Early Childhood Mentoring Curriculum, The Danielson Framework for Teaching, Practice-Based Coaching, and the NAEYC Standards for Programs Preparing Early Childhood Professionals and Power to the Profession.
    • Willing and able to engage in honest self-reflection about progress and her/his contribution to the process.
    • Has experience in developing individualized education plans for early educators as well as appropriately assisting, coaching, and mentoring educators through the completion of such plans. Workforce apprenticeship knowledge and experience is highly preferred.
    • Familiarity with effective professional learning curriculum design and assessment types.
    • Ability to work with a diversity of individuals.
    • Ability to maintain a project timeline and monitor progress toward goals.
    • Must be able to work independently and as a team member.
    • Must be able to interact with others in a positive and professional manner.
    • Ability to work comfortably in a variety of settings.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Excellent data collection and analysis skills.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Good judgement and decision-making abilities.
    • The ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively.
    • Must demonstrate enthusiasm and flexibility.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
Required Clearances:
    • Clean Act 33 Child Abuse Clearance.
    • Clean Act 34 PA State Police Clearance.
    • Clean Act 73 Federal Criminal History Clearance.
    • National Sex Offender Registry (NSOR) Verification.
Required Training:
    • Mandated Reporter Training (must be completed in the first month of placement).
Benefits:
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package.
    • Appreciative inquiry and strengths-based review process.
Interested Applicants:

Submit cover letter and resume with a minimum of three work-related references to jobs@tryingtogether.org. Phone calls will not be accepted. Posting will remain open until filled.