Child Development Consultant

  • Location: Birmingham, AL
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job #22114

Boulo Solutions is partnering with a non profit in Birmingham looking to hire a Child Development Consultant to join their team. If you want to make a differnece in the lives of children while working a flexible schedule with a great team, this could be a good fit for you!

Employment Type: Full-time
Flexibility: Hybrid, work from home 2 days a week
Pay: $38,000-$43,000 based on experience
Benefits: Generous PTO of 8 hours per pay period (2 days a month), health, vision, dental 

Under the supervision of the Training and Technical Assistance Coordinator, the Child Development Consultant I is responsible for providing training and technical assistance to child care programs to improve the quality of child care, special projects and the production of the Quality Times. At times night and weekend work may be necessary due to scheduled trainings.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Coordinate, develop and implement trainings for child care providers that meet the needs of beginning, intermediate and advanced child care providers who may work in a variety of child care settings
  2. Provide technical assistance, model teaching and/or consultation to child care providers
  3. Oversee and provide technical assistance as indicated for special projects
  4. Maintain all program data and documentation
  5. Compile and submit accurate reports in a timely manner and in compliance with contract stipulations
  6. Adhere to IACET’s Continuing Education and Training Standards for all trainings
  7. Participate actively in early childhood professional organizations
  8. Keep abreast of current literature and research related to child development, the child care field and the child care workforce
  9. Drive the Mobile Resources Library Van if needed  
  10. Assist at fundraising and training events when needed
  11. Provide quality customer service to all internal and external customers of the agency
  12. Follow agency procedures to assure reporting of suspected child abuse and/or neglect
  13. Follow agency procedures in reporting any suspected licensing deficiencies observed at child care programs
  14. React productively to change and handle all other work-related responsibilities as assigned


  1. Master’s degree in Child Development, (Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies), Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education (with 30 credits in Child Development or Early Childhood)  or a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, (Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Environmental Sciences, Human Development and Family Studies), Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education (with 30 credits in Child Development or Early Childhood)
  2. Minimum: three to five years’ experience with Master’s degree OR more than five years’ experience with Bachelor’s degree working in early care and education directly with children and families
  3. Prefer: experience with children ages birth through age 13 including children with special needs, families in a child care setting and adult learners
  4. Prefer: knowledge of online training platforms
  5. Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  6. Working knowledge of Alabama Child Care Licensing Requirements
  7. Knowledge of training techniques for adult learners and the different types of child care programs and the staff who work in them
  8. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access)
  9. Motor vehicle report (MVR) must be acceptable according to the guidelines of Childcare Resources’ current insurance carrier
  10. Driver's license and regular access to vehicle covered by liability insurance with limits of $100,000/$300,000

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