Early Childhood Education Coach, Staff Wage
Job ID: R0040242 | Project Management | Part Time | Remote, VA

The Center for the Advanced Study of Teaching and Learning (CASTL) in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a part-time Early Childhood Education Coach to join our highly collaborative diverse early childhood education (ECE) team. The work will focus on providing coaching and other professional development activities to support Virginia leaders and teachers to ensure all young children in Virginia experience high-quality early learning opportunities. Specifically, the work will support the state-wide expansion of the comprehensive, birth-five STREAMin3 curriculum model through a partnership and funding from the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE). STREAMin3 is an innovative, high-quality, interaction-based curriculum grounded in developmental and early education research.

 

Role and Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Develop a deep understanding of the STREAMin3 Curriculum Model.
  • Regularly plan, schedule, and provide individualized one-on-one or group coaching sessions for education leaders and teachers based on established coaching protocols. These will typically be virtual but may also be live.
  • Assist educators in using data from assessment tools (such as CLASS, VKRP, PALS, and child and classroom data) to improve quality.
  • Contribute to the development of curriculum materials and training for use in consultation and coaching, with attention to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Coordinate multiple simultaneous tasks of varying complexity with demonstrated accountability and excellent attention to detail while implementing flexible problem-solving skills.
  • Contribute to outreach and recruitment of classrooms, programs, and leaders.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

 

This is a wage position which is not eligible for leave or other benefits and is limited to 1500 hours of work in a year. For more information, refer to the Wage Employment link: http://uvapolicy.virginia.edu/policy/HRM-029

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. This position will also require an Education Verification. (FSAKA)

Questions related to the application process may be directed to Jen Krahn, Sr. HR Specialist, at jak8w@virginia.edu.

 

Pay rate: $30/hour

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Spanish proficiency (fluent in written and oral communication).
  • The capacity to work early mornings, early evenings, or occasional weekends.
  • Experience using and/or supporting the implementation of a comprehensive curriculum model.
  • Experience with coaching, consulting, technical assistance, or training adult educators and leaders in individual or group settings.
  • Experience with serving programs or families with diverse populations in various settings, including centers and Family Day homes.
  • Excellent executive function skills: organization, time management, shifting focus (multitasking; alternating focus on details and 'the big picture' as needed).
  • Proficiency in use of technology:
  • Project management tools (e.g., Smartsheet).
  • Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Excel).
  • Videoconferencing, teaching, or webinar tools (e.g., Zoom, Canvas).
  • Virtual platforms or storage (e.g., Google Docs, Box, Trello).
  • The capacity to travel to program locations or training in Virginia.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Education: Bachelor's degree.
  • Experience: Two years of experience. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Licensure: None.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.


COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

 

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.


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