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Curriculum and Quality Assurance Specialist

The Curriculum and Quality Assurance Specialist will play a pivotal role in maintaining high standards of education and care at our Children’s Center. They will ensure curriculum development, implementation, and quality improvement align with California’s Master Plan for early education. In addition to Curriculum and Quality Assurance Specialist responsibilities, they will support directly in classrooms with teaching staff as needed. The following duties are assigned to assist the Program Director/Assistant Director to implement the program and administrative functions of the LEAP Children’s Center:

The Curriculum and Quality Assurance Specialist must:

  • Assisting in daily operations of the Children’s Center.
  • Communicate with families and staff through CareConnect.
  • Communicates with Program Director and Assistant Director on significant matters of concern such as health and safety of children, parents, staff or self.
  • Work collaboratively and collectively with other agencies, including school district, children’s therapists, etc.
  • Attend in-service and local child development trainings as well as in-house meetings.
  • Maintain confidentiality in all items related to children and/or personnel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director or Assistant Director

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Maintain, organize and well-equipped work environment.
  • Monitor and enhance the quality of programs through QRIS assessments and curriculum development in collaboration with teaching staff.
  • Supports Program Director/Assistant Director to collect and document requirements for Program Self-Evaluation.
  • Lead curriculum implementation, ensuring alignment with best practices and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborate with staff on ECERS and ITERS assessments for continuous quality improvement.
  • Monitors DRDP observations, Environmental Rating Scales, ASQ’s, and other student-oriented assessments including data entry, record keeping and reports.
  • Supports teachers during Parent-Teacher conferences.
  • Plan and execute staff trainings, working closely with the Program Director and Assistant Director.
  • Assist the Program Director in maintaining staff files and ensuring compliance with Title 22. Collaborate with HR to ensure the Children’s Center staff files are up-to-date.
  • Take the lead on modeling reflective practice to include resolving conflict among classroom. Require classroom staff to act intentionally with children, use nurturing behaviors and follow agreed upon strategies for challenging behaviors.
  • Serves as the contact person on site for regulatory agencies, including Community Care Licensing and State Department of Education when designated by the Director or Assistant Director.

Required skills and experience:

  • Holds Site Supervisor Child Development Permit or higher.
  • Minimum 2 years administrative experience.
  • Minimum 3 years teaching experience.
  • Holds or obtains a BA or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field.
  • A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day.
  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens.
  • Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively.
  • Practice respectful and quality phone etiquette.
  • Work confidentially with discretion.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, thorough. Meet schedules and timelines.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Work independently with little supervision.


Mission/Vision-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to our vision of a community where all children are loved, valued and respected and all families are supported to reach their highest potential.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.

Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.

Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.

Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good.

Ethical: Understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation of the organization. Upholds our highest values of integrity, honesty and transparency.


Salary range is $30.00+ per hour depending on experience. This is a non-exempt, hourly position. In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children’s futures, LEAP provides a competitive compensation package; including:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Discounted child care
  • Generous Vacation and Sick
  • Education assistance and reimbursement

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to