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21 Jul
Early Education Coach
Mississippi,

Vacancy expired!

SUMMARY: Early Education Coach is responsible for implementing research-based, coordinated coaching strategies for education staff and provide classroom visits & consultations to teaching teams and families regarding child's mental health and/or disabilities. The position involves working with the families of children birth through age three.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:



  • BA or BS degree in Early Childhood Education or similar field

  • Three years of related experience working with children under five years of age and their families, plus experience working with adult learners.

  • Preference is given to candidates with head start experience coaching in infant/toddlers.

  • Computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office and a basic knowledge of clinical informatioon systems

  • A valid driver's license and auto insurance


SPECIFIC DUTIES:



  • Ensure successful implementation of the Early Education Coach program plans and operational procedures.

  • Conduct center and family childcare site observations to promote developmentally appropriate practices, sound program approaches to delivery of services, and impart culturally and linguistically appropriate beliefs.

  • Administer a classroom assessment twice a year and analyze ongoing assessment data including literacy specific assessments to measure improvement in child outcomes.

  • Provide one-to-one mentor coaching strategies for improving teacher-child interactions and how to work with culturally, linguistically, and developmentally diverse groups of children.

  • Conduct small group meetings for teaching staff to discuss appropriate curriculum planning and implementation, the ongoing assessment process, and how to individualize curriculum.

  • Provide informal learning opportunities for teachers to reflect on and apply theory and learning to everyday practice.

  • Maintain knowledgeable on the program's curriculum and operational procedures related to early care and education.

  • Assist with the collection and gathering of child progress data.

  • Gather and track coursework documentation from teaching staff and submit early care and education support coordinator.

  • Maintain documentation of all services provided and reports submitted.

  • Distribute latest research-based resources, and materials.

  • Attend all required meetings, pre-service, in-service, and other training as required.

  • Observe and provide feedback, consultation and training for staff when necessary.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Vacancy expired!