The focus of the Coordinator's efforts will be on administering the Pre-Service Training Program for all new agency employees. Assure implementation and execution of the core TranZed curriculum throughout Children's services through training and coaching.
This position reports to the Vice President Organizational Learning and will also work closely with the Director's of various programs.
a. Implementation and administration of a Curriculum & Coaching program for Children's Services as the primary structure for the ongoing training and development for all its employees.
b. Develop, implement and administer the initial and ongoing training requirements in alignment with COMAR for all Children's Services staff.
c. Provides workshops for the Reinventing Group Care Manual/Curriculum, College of TranZed and for the Guild's In-Service program.
d. Serves as a trainer for the Pre-Service Training Program and Culture Leadership team.
e. Research best practices and provide recommendations for program improvement.
2. Implementation of Professional Development Support Systems
a. Support the development of a Children's Services Professional Development Library.
b. Support the systems and processes for documenting staff development activities including, but not limited to, a Continuing Education Unit Program (CEU).
c. Deploy and maintain systems and processes for assessing the impact of staff development activities on employee performance and for evaluating the competence level of the staff participating in staff development activities.
3. Collaborative Responsibilities
a. Collaborate with the Baldridge Leadership Team on deployment of the Baldridge Criteria for Educational Excellence.
b. Collaborate with Program managers to support training needs of its employees.
c. Collaborate with the Vice president of Organizational Learning on aspects of staff development and quality assurance.
4. Responsibilities for New Initiatives and Publications
a. Manuals and guidebooks are written to correspond with the initiatives The Children's Guild has chosen to institutionalize including, but not limited to, supervisory training manuals and/or curriculum.
5. Additional Duties
a. Staff Development Coordinator will serve on the Agency's Cultural Leadership Team.
b. The coordinator regularly attends and actively participates in the organizational learning staff meetings, Academy TranZed Curriculum meetings and/or Treatment Foster Care Tranzed Curriculum meetings.
c. The Staff Development Coordinator shall undertake projects and duties as assigned by the Executive Management Team.