• Time Category: Full Time
  • Entry Wage:
  • Job Location: Washington, PA
  • Reports to: Education Manager

QUALIFICATIONS & EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with a minimum of 30 ECE credits.

 WORK WEEK:

  • Monday – Friday 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM (Schedule will vary to meet program needs)

 BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Coach staff using the Practice-Based Coaching model to fidelity and in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards 1302.92 c(1)(2)(3)(4)(5).
  • Create goals collaboratively, conduct observations, provide supportive feedback, model and offer any support necessary to support education staff in achieving designated goals.
  • Utilize professional resources to support the implementation of Practice Based Coaching (i.e. Coaching Companion, ECLKC, CLASS, HSELOF, TPOT, Teaching Strategies, etc.).
  • Practice data based decision making to guide and support the fidelity of Practice Based Coaching.
  • Measure, track and report progress of coaching cycles on a regular, ongoing basis.
  • Spend significant portion of workday in classrooms, highlighting best practices and working through coaching cycles.
  • Establish and maintain a relationship that ensures high level of trust between education staff and coach.
  • Maintain a highly positive, non-judgmental attitude and participate in/and foster high levels of collaboration with Education Manager, Specialists, teachers and other staff involved in coaching experiences.
  • Receive and maintain reliability in CLASS and TPOT assessment tools and any other(s) needed to successfully guide participants through the coaching process.
  • Maintain a knowledge base on current early childhood and home visitor practices through online trainings, attendance at conferences and independent study.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the Practice Based Coaching Model, Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children (DAP), and the Head Start Early Learning Outcome Framework (HSELOF).
  • Implement the Head Start Program Performance Standards and other applicable funding source regulations and requirements.

 


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Blueprints
Attn: HR Generalist/Recruiter
150 West Beau Street, Suite 304
Washington, PA 15301

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  • Card issued by the Federal, State, or Local Government showing your identity
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