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Classroom Consultant  

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Interested in Joining our CAPC Family?

At CAPC we are dedicated to the overall well being of children and families. We are dedicated to their protection and health both mental and physical. We are also committed to strengthening the family as a whole. This is what we do!

If you have the passion, CAPC is your place.

Here at the CAPC we know our job can get tough, it can pull at your heartstrings and leave you emotionally exhausted. But we also know that we are making a difference each and every day.

Join our amazing team.

Interested in a profession at the Child Abuse Prevention Council? Have a job you love but would like to give back in your free time? We'd love to meet you!

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

Definition of Classification:

Under general supervision of the Director of Classroom and Home-Based Support, the Classroom Consultant will provide hands-on coaching experiences, training, and behavioral support for children and families enrolled at every CAPC child care location who may have open CPS cases and/or families who are active participants of the Cal-Works programs. This position is responsible for the development and implementation of techniques relative to the management of children's problematic behaviors, comprehensive assessments, referrals to community resources, case plans, instruction and trainings for teaching staff, follow-up contact, coaching, mentoring, and social service support to the client, family and teaching staff. The Classroom Consultant will also work closely with implementing Teaching Pyramid (CSEFEL) strategies that will aid in behavioral challenges as well as support social-emotional development within the classroom.


Description of Duties:


  1. Represent the agency in a consistently professional manner, always modeling a commitment to the agency's Mission and Values.
  2. Promote and maintain a sense of teamwork between Early Education Services, other CAPC staff, volunteers, Board members, and other individuals relevant to the successful operation of each program.
  3. Develop and maintain mutually beneficial working relationships with other stakeholders to ensure support of the agency's vision, mission and values.
  4. Ability to work effectively with diverse staff, parents, children and community members.
  5. Maintain compliance and knowledge of all CAPC Policies and Procedures, funding and regulatory rules, and laws that apply to the program contracts and oversight agencies.
  6. Have knowledge and experience supporting and implementing high-quality teaching and instructional practices including Classroom Scoring Assessment System (CLASS), Environment Rating Scale (ECERS/ITERS), Creative Curriculum, Teaching Pyramid (CSEFEL), The Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), and Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3).
  7. Participate in initial and ongoing Professional Development for the purpose of providing effective mentor/coach activities as well as provide expertise on practices that support children's development.

Program Specific:

  1. Implement coaching, training and support to teaching staff involving behavioral intervention for all children enrolled in a CAPC child care program.
    1. Develop and implement appropriate behavior intervention and behavior support plans in a consistent manner appropriate to the Individual's life setting and needs.
    2. Design systematic procedures that result in lasting positive changes in individual student behaviors.
    3. Maintain files on a daily basis and assisting with any related statistical and/or evaluation components.
    4. Counsel small groups and individual students with problems on necessary topics.
    5. Consult with teachers to facilitate the infusion of counseling learning activities into the regular education curricula.
    6. Respond to crisis situations when appropriate.
    7. Provide in-service training programs for teachers and other staff on behavioral analysis and effective practices regarding positive behavior supports.
    8. Assume responsibility for case assessments, service/client plans, and reports for each client.
    9. Maintain case files and data base programs on a daily basis and assisting with any related statistical and/or evaluation components.
    10. Have a solid working knowledge of behavior interventions and therapeutic techniques.
    11. Have a basic knowledge of mental illness diagnoses as it relates to the 0-5 population.
    12. Establish trust with families through family centered support and encouragement.
    13. Promote and maintain a sense of teamwork between Children & Youth Services program and other CAPC staff, CPS, community partner agencies, and other individuals relevant to the successful case management of each case.
    14. Network with other community agencies and participate when requested, in community and health fairs and other events designed to promote CAPC programs.
  1. Provide quality coaching, training and mentoring to establish effective implementation of the Teaching Pyramid (CSEFEL) in CAPC classrooms. A. Promote program-wide expectations for behavior
      1. Safe
      2. Respectful
      3. Friendly
    1. Provide activities that will increase children's social emotional-development and encourage positive approaches to learning.
    2. Provide opportunities for children to interact and cooperate with one another to promote respect, acceptance and appreciation of cultural and ethnic diversity, and promote appropriate social skills, competence, and respect for the feelings and rights of others.
    3. Help establish a consistent daily schedule, predictable routines and transitions that keep the educational flow moving from one activity to another.
    4. Assist teachers with implementing Teaching Pyramid Strategies to strength each child's social emotional development.

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Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

  • Education: BA degree in Child Development or related field
  • Experience: Two years of relevant experience teaching/working with children (ages 0 to 5) and families. Preschool classroom experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of: The child welfare system, mental illness, early childhood development and child abuse issues. Knowledge of childhood mental health issues strongly preferred. Attendance of the CSEFEL modules prior to hire desirable, or participate within 6 months of hire. Understanding of preschool assessments including Classroom Scoring Assessment System

(CLASS), Environment Rating Scale (ECERS/ITERS), Creative Curriculum, Teaching Pyramid (CSEFEL), The Desired Results Developmental Profile (DRDP), and Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ-3).

  • Ability to: Gather and analyze data; organize and write reports, read, understand, interpret and apply pertinent rules and regulations; express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain working relationships with others; present oneself professionally. Take initiative but also accept direction and seek guidance appropriately.
  • Technical Skills: Basic computer skills to include MS Outlook and Internet usage.
  • Interpersonal Skills & Communication: The employee must demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate with clients and co-workers in a compassionate, nondiscriminatory, non-judgmental manner.

Condition of Employment

  • Background Clearance: Consistent with funding source requirements and licensing entity, employment with the CAPC requires a clearance from the Department of Justice, the FBI and CACI (through submitted fingerprints).
  • Immunizations: In accordance with SB 792, the employee is required to provide proof of immunizations records for Pertussis and Measles (unless a written statement form the employee’s physician that there is a medical reason not to vaccinate the employee); Influenza (unless an employee declines in which case they will sign a statement indicating their declination); and a T.B. clearance (checked every four years). Additionally, ECE staff are required to show proof of vaccination against Hepatitis B (consistent with Cal OSHA regulations).
  • CPR/First Aid Pediatric Certification: The employee must be CPR/First Aid Pediatric certified within 30 days of hire and retaken every two years from initial training.
  • Mandated Reporter Training: The employee must be taken within 90 days of employment and maintained every two years.
  • Certification: The employee must remain current on CLASS tools and renew their certification yearly.
  • Valid Driver’s License: The employee must have a car, a valid driver’s license. Unless otherwise approved by a manager.
  • Current Auto Insurance: Proof of on-going automobile insurance. Unless otherwise approved by a manager.
  • Funding: Position is dependent on continued funding and is an at-will position.
  • Physical Demands: In order to perform the job duties associated with this position, the employee is regularly required to use his/her hands to finger, handle, grasp objects, tools and/or controls. The ability to walk, sit, stand, crouch, squat, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crawl is necessary. The employee may also be required to reach with hands and arms, repetitively lift from floor to waist and/or move 30 pounds.

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by every CAPC employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Salary $20 per hour  
Req Number EAR-20-00015  

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