Early Childhood Coaching Specialist

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The Early Learning Coalition of Miami-Dade/Monroe is a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring high-quality early education for children. They are seeking an Early Head Start Coaching Specialist.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures that technical assistance services align with the Head Start Performance Standards to meet the individual needs of EHS providers. 
  • Develops areas of expertise and provides targeted assistance based on the unique and evolving needs of the EHS providers.
  • Demonstrates the ability to manage multiple projects and deliver technical assistance.
  • Connects EHS providers with additional supports and resources based on the unique needs of the provider.
  • Develops and demonstrates awareness of the Early Head Start Performance Standards and the mechanics of the EHS Program, including community resources and supports available. 
  • Works effectively in underserved communities, low income areas, priority programs and with adult learners.
  • Utilizes data management systems such as ChildPlus to enter pertinent data.
  • Assists EHS providers in achieving accreditation/re-accreditation. 
  • Coordinates child and/or family referrals, provides support services of children’s transition plan.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or related field required.
  • One to two years of classroom experience in early childhood or a related field required.
  • Bilingual (Spanish/ Creole) preferred.
  • Computer skills required, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and data management systems.
  • Excellent communication skills including telephone/email etiquette, listening skills and the ability to respond sensitively and empathetically to the needs of others.
  • Must be willing to travel, as needed, within the South Florida areas to perform required tasks and provide own reliable transportation.
  • Requires a valid Florida Driver’s License, a good driving record and automobile insurance, as required by the Early Learning Coalition driving policy.

To learn more about this opportunity and apply, log into Handshake with your FIU credentials and type in the following keywords: early childhood.  

Deadline to apply is July 1.

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