Summary of Duties:
The Instructional Coach for Early Head Start, Home-Based program staff is responsible for providing on-going coaching for home visiting staff (Family Support Coordinators). This position utilizes a research based coaching strategy which entails goal setting, mentoring, observation, reflection, and feedback to home visiting staff. The Instructional Coach provides support in effective strategies in the home that lead to positive outcomes for children and families. Supporting the parallel process through the context of a collaborative relationship, the Instructional Coach will focus on individual and group professional learning. The Instructional Coach for EHS Home-Based programs will expand Family Support Coordinator’s understanding of the Head Start-Early Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, School Readiness Goals, HOVRS assessment, and implementation of evidence-based home visiting 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.
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 of experience in a home-based Early Head Start program 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. Model certification in Parents as Teachers curriculum at minimum, with both Model and Foundational certification preferred.