Southern Utah University
  • 08-Mar-2023 to Until Filled (MST)
  • St. George, UT, USA
  • 36000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

The Education Coach is responsible for proactively supporting and engaging teaching staff to build their capacity to promote child development and school readiness. Coaches are an integral part of the program's training team and initiatives to improve teaching and best practices within the classrooms. Position will cover classrooms in Washington County.

Date of first consideration: 03/22/2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Follow process of Practice Based Coaching to include goal setting, observation, assessment, reflection and data tracking between teacher and coach (20%)

  2. Follow up on coaching goals set with teachers including securing needed resources, progress reports in person or virtually, providing class support as needed and monthly documentation submitted to supervisor (20%)

  3. Recognize existing strengths of teaching staff and build positive, reflective mentor coaching relationships. Arrange classroom visits based on teacher need at a minimum of once a month (15%)

  4. Develop and present monthly personal development training for teachers and staff (10%)

  5. Work with manager(s) as part of the training team, providing instruction and support during the onboarding and training of staff (10%).

Additional Duties

  1. Complete program wide coaching needs assessment annually (5%)

  2. Conduct CLASS evaluations annually as needed or assigned (5%)

  3. Contribute to efforts or other aspects of the program goals or initiatives as requested (5%)

  4. Attend all necessary training, team staffing meetings and maintain personal professional development (5%)

  5. Other duties as assigned by supervisor of Director (5%)

Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree in early childhood education or related field is required

  2. Will require training and certification, provided by Head Start

  3. Must be able to work with adult learners

  4. Will be required to certify annually as a CLASS observer, training provided by Head Start

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Minimum two years Head Start classroom experience

  2. Familiar with Head Start Performance Standards and child outcomes framework

  3. Knowledge of early childhood development, child assessment and teaching strategies

  4. Experience providing training to adult learners

Documents Needed to Apply:

  1. Cover letter

  2. resume

  3. statement of leadership philosophy

  4. Contact information for 3 professional references

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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