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Education Coach

Company: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc. Description:Connecticut Institute For Communities, Inc. Head Start / Early Head Start - Early Learning Program seeks to hire a full time Education Coach in Norwalk:This position is responsible for coaching classroom staff and functioning as an additional resource to the ECE Teachers, in regard to classroom lesson plans, and activities.Summary: The Education Coach serves as the professional development lead for the classroom staff of the Head Start program, responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide ongoing coaching to teaching staff to support them in successfully fulfilling all aspects of their role, including but not limited to effective practices in the following:
  • CLASS--- Teacher-Child Interactions
  • Learning Environments
  • Curriculum
  • Child Assessment
  • Meeting All Children's Needs
  • Working with Families
  • Professional Growth and Collaboration
  • Work with teachers to implement program curriculum with fidelity.
  • Work with teachers to implement child assessment system reliably, including
  • understanding child outcomes data and using them to plan and individualize.
  • Ensure full implementation of all aspects of CIFC's early learning system, policies/procedures and tools, with the goal of supporting all children to achieve School Readiness GoalsFamily Partnerships: Coordinate with Family Services team to ensure full implementation of family services and parent involvement (in consultation with the Social Services Professional).
    • Model strong, positive relationships with families.
    • Support Family Services to implement all aspects of family services program, including planning monthly Parent Committee meetings.Human Resources:
      • Assist Center Director and Education Professional to work with teachers to develop and support their individual development plan.Ongoing Monitoring & Self Assessment:
        • Review quarterly MBO (managing by outcomes) report and ensure all concerns are addressed in a timely fashion. Oversee teacher planning to help all children make developmental gains.
        • Provide documentation of all activities for MBI+ reporting.Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Education (MA preferred), State of CT teaching certificate (preferred). CLASS and/or Head Start experience preferred.
          • Bachelor's degree with (1) multiple years of work as a Teacher and (2) at least one year of managerial experience OR Master's degree in any field related to children. Degree in Early Childhood Education preferred. Infant/Toddler education/training preferred for Early Head Start.
          • Previous experience teaching in an early childhood setting; experience with supervision, management or coaching preferred.
          • Experience mentoring/coaching teachers in an infant/toddler or preschool center preferred
          • Experience with inclusion of children with disabilities preferred
          • Able to lift a child weighing 40 pounds, 20 times a day if needed.
          • Obtain certification in CPR and First Aid.
          • Bi-lingual capacity (English/Spanish or English/Portuguese) strongly preferred.
          • Competitive compensation, plus comprehensive fringe benefits package including health care coverage and retirement program.Compensation details: 40000-50000 Yearly SalaryPI96bb1103a6c8-31181-33970423

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., New England , Education Coach, Other , Norwalk, Northeast

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