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TypeFull Time
Application DeadlineJanuary 29, 2023
College Degree Required?Yes
Salary RangeStarting salary: $46,000
Phone(434) 296-4118


Early Learning Specialist – (Full time – 40 hours per week)

Responsible for the following job duties:

  • Partners with early childhood caregivers/providers, educators and administrators who seek to increase the quality of birth to five early care and education services.
  • Uses approved, evidence-based assessment tools and resulting data to assist providers to enhance their care and learning environment through professional development.
  • Specialist will be trained in Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS).


  • Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education, child development, or related field.
  • At least 3-5 years’ experience working with early care and education programs.
  • Experience training and/or coaching adult learners.
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices with children.
  • Ability to provide direct service with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to interact effectively with community based partners.
  • Ability to organize time effectively to meet assigned work demands.


  • Salary: starting at $46,000
  • ReadyKids pays 100% health, dental, and life insurance premiums for employee only plans
  • Voluntary vision and supplemental insurance
  • Generous paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays
  • Employer-matched retirement plan

Open until filled. ReadyKids is seeking a diverse pool of applicants, all are encouraged to apply. Go to for full position description and application procedures. ReadyKids is a drug-free workplace. EOE/ADA/AA.