Utah Community Action of Salt Lake City is accepting applications for a Head Start Education Coach. An Education Coach supports teachers' on-going professional development. Share your expertise. Apply to be an Education Coach.
The Education Coach position earns a competitive wage of $46K/annually. We also offer generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), a healthcare spending account (HSA) with up to a $2,500 match, a 401k plan with 5% match, short and long-term disability, accident insurance, life insurance, 11 paid holidays, paid time off between Christmas and New Year's, paid time off (PTO up to 192 hours a year), and an hour of paid time on Fridays for self-care. Position located in the West Quadrant, office located in Kearns.
Come work for the agency that was just awarded Best of State 2022 for Best Public Preschool and Best Charitable Service Organization
ABOUT UTAH COMMUNITY ACTION
Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized nonprofit provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Our six core programs, Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization, address barriers to self-sufficiency in order to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We are committed to ending poverty and improving the lives of those living in our community.
We have over 40 locations across the Salt Lake Valley and will continue to grow. UCA is seeking inspired, talented people who want to be make a difference in the community.
The Education Coach is responsible for supporting teachers' ongoing professional development; for the implementation of teaching practices; and focuses on improving teachers' use of evidence-based teaching practices to support children's progress towards school readiness goals.
An Education Coach needs to be familiar with Creative Curriculum for Preschool Sixth Edition and Digital Curriculum Resources, TSG Online Assessment System, TSG Fidelity Tool for Administrators, CLASS, TheHead Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework, The Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework, ECERS-3/ITERS3, and the Utah State Early Learning Standards.
Applicants must have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Family and Consumer Studies, or in a related field with an emphasis in Early Childhood essential topics.
1 year of Head Start/ Early Head Start related experience required.
Four years early childhood or related experience.
Coaching in ECE certificate.
OTHER JOB DUTIES
Collaborates with the Education Team for support of teaching staff using the Practice-Based Coaching system.
Conducts Individualized Professional Development regular classroom visits.
Models effective teacher practices and approaches for engaging children to improve Social/Emotional, Physical Development, Cognitive, Language and Literacy Development.
Supports teaching staff with the implementation of the Creative Curriculum for Preschool Sixth Edition and Digital Curriculum Resources.
Maintains a system of tracking and monitoring individualized goals and to provide Individualized Professional Development resources and training for teaching staff.
Collaborates with Mentor Teachers, Mentor Assistant Teachers and attends a monthly mentor coach meeting.
Maintains CLASS Reliability and conducts Fall and Spring CLASS observations for all Head Start classrooms.
Represents the agency in a professional manner and maintains confidentiality.
READY TO JOIN OUR NONPROFIT TEAM?
We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. If you feel that you would be right for this entry-level job in social services, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is one of the largest nonprofit agencies dedicated to fighting poverty and its root causes in Utah. Today, we serve over 60,000 people annually through six core programs–Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Head Start preschool, HEAT utility assistance, Nutrition, and Weatherization for homes.