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Education Coach, Regular Part Time - Prairie Five Head Start

Posted on 5/19/2017 8:24:20 AM

Listing expires 6/16/2017

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Prairie Five Head Start


Position:              Education Coach

Reports To:         Head Start Director

Location:             Madison Office

Salary:                  Based on Experience and Education

Status:                  Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30; 40 hours per week; 9-10 months;

Regular Part Time/Non-Exempt



Education and Experience:

1.       A minimum of a baccalaureate degree in early childhood education or related field.

2.       Minimum of three years’ experience with preschool children in an educational setting.



1.       Continued training in Early Childhood Education. (2% of hours worked)

2.       Ability to collaborate with classroom staff to determine needs and goals for individual classrooms.

3.       Ability to facilitate staff learning through positive and constructive feedback.

4.       Ability to obtain and analyze data to determine progress and needs of classroom staff, children, and families both in the classroom and on home visits.

5.       Ability to write & speak effectively and the ability to seek assistance from other professionals (Community Coaches or Supervisors) as needed.

6.       Work experience in Community Service based programming preferred.

7.       Willing to travel to various Head Start Classrooms within the five-county service area

8.       Past or present Head Start parent or student preferred.



1.       Advocate and support classroom staff.

2.       Develop goals and action plans with each staff member based on the needs of the staff member.

3.       Schedule, plan, and facilitate focused observations and coaching sessions.

4.       Provide support by: sharing resources, providing models of effective teaching practices, observing the staff’s current practices, providing supportive and constructive feedback.

5.       Follow “Coach Reporting Policies”

6.       Have extensive knowledge of current teaching practices and the ability to demonstrate the appropriate ways to achieve engaging interactions and environments.



Application Deadline:    Open until filled


Interested applicants should send an application and resume to:

Morgan Backer

Prairie Five CAC, Inc

P.O. Box 159

Montevideo, MN