Summary of Duties:
The Instructional Coach works in direct conjunction with the Regional Manager in the planning, coordination and implementation of the education program. This position utilizes a research based coaching strategy which entails goal setting, mentoring, classroom observation, reflection and feedback to teaching staff. Works with classroom teachers and/or home visitors to support students’ learning and teacher practices. Focuses on individual and group professional learning that will expand and refine teachers’ understanding of the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, School Readiness Goals, CLASS, and the Creative Curriculum.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Other duties as related to the job may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development; or Bachelors’ Degree in a related field with the equivalent of a major in early childhood education/child development, three (3) years experience in Head Start teaching/ teaching preschool children is required.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Employees in this position must possess reliable transportation, a valid Michigan driver license. A Family Service Worker credential is preferred and will be required at next available training opportunity. CLASS and CSEFEL-T-POT reliability will be required at next available training opportunity and must be maintained.