Central Region Early Learning Connection Bilingual Specialist
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
and independently. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have working knowledge of email; word processing
software; spreadsheet software and internet software.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree in a related field and two years of experience related to the essential functions of the
position. Any equivalent education and/or work experience may be substituted in order to meet the
minimum qualifications of the position.
Education or experience working with adult learners preferred.
Early childhood experience/knowledge preferred
Experience with oral and written translation
Work experience with diverse populations highly preferred
Fluent in Spanish and English
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
-Identify, cultivate, and recruit bilingual trainer candidates for Nebraska Department of Education
contract trainer role.
-Assist with contracting and training of bilingual trainer candidates as needed.
-Identify professional development and resource needs of bilingual early childhood educators
-Leads to inform policy and improve quality of early childhood education and care.
-Assist with written translation and oral Spanish interpretation as needed.
-Review training materials for cultural sensitivity as needed.
-Identify and develop collaborative relationships with state early childhood partners, including, but not
limited to the Nebraska Department of Education’s Early Childhood Training Center.
-Participate in early childhood initiatives and committees as appropriate to ensure
coordination/collaboration and effective use of time, resources, and funding.
-Collaborate with Early Learning Connection Coordinators and Coach Consultants to provide consistent,
coordinated support of initiatives and early childhood educators; actively clarifying roles when needed.
-Attend state meetings as required.
Central Region (23 counties, supporting Education Service Units 9, 10, 11)
-Engage and support Communities for Kids communities, with an emphasis on communities with
Spanish provider grant funds.
-Co Chair Early Childhood Conference for Spanish speaking early childhood educators.
-Participant on Central Region Early Childhood conference planning committees.
-Develop relationships and collaborate with Central Region partners and stakeholders.
-Regular and reliable attendance.
-Gather and track data about work activities in accordance with an identified evaluation plan.
-Engage in individual, continuous learning/professional growth and leadership development.
-Independent transportation for state and regional duties and responsibilities.
-Other duties as assigned.
Terms of employment
FTE 1.0 with full-time benefits
215 Contract days
Salary based on education and experience
Position begins June 1, 2022
Letter of Application
Completed ESU10 Application
Three Letters of Recommendation
Application materials must be sent to Dr. Melissa Wheelock, Educational Service Unit 10, PO Box 850,
Kearney, NE 68848 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org