Description: 

Provide collaborative and interactive feedback to Early Childhood Staff
The Social Emotional/Engagement Coach will focus on skill building for the Pyramid Model and the Classroom Engagement model with teachers and related staff.  The Social Emotional/Engagement coach will rely on observation, feedback  and, goal directed outcomes to coach teachers
and related staff.

Job Summary:

  • Build positive and supportive relationships with coaching participants
  • Use verbal prompts or cues to remind practitioner to use specific strategies
  • Takes notes on implementation of Pyramid/Classroom Engagement Model strategies
  • Schedule, plan, and facilitate focused observations and coaching sessions
  • Provide feedback to instructor based off Classroom Engagement, Pyramid Model, TPOT
  • Provide materials and ideas to support teacher needs
  • Summarize strengths and weakness (supportive and/or corrective feedback)
  • Provide suggestions and support
  • Coach assists practitioner with creating and/or adapting the environment to support the use of the Pyramid Model and Classroom Engagement strategies
  • Prepare and Develop materials to support instructor
  • Will attend monthly High Five (ISD 728 Pyramid Model and Classroom Engagement program) meetings
  • Will meet regularly with the Assistant Early Childhood Manager to discuss coaching responsibilities
  • Will attend any PLC meetings or other Early Childhood meetings as needed.

Qualifications:

  • BS Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education or related field
  • Trained or willingness to complete training as a coach in Pyramid Model/Classroom Engagement Model (TACSEI- Technical Assistance Center on the Social Emotional Intervention)
  • RTI (Response to Intervention)
  • PLC (Professional Learning Communities)
  • Ability to build professional and supportive relationships with classroom staff
  • Experience with Early Childhood Special Education
  • Ability to give supportive and constructive feedback
  • Strong observation skills
  • Ability to ask interpretive and reflective questions
  • Ability to guide staff in goal setting 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment

Application Procedure:
Apply online

Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don’t believe you meet every one of our qualifications described.

Equity is one of ISD728’s core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first to ensure college and career readiness. A diverse workforce fuels innovation and allows us to better understand, communicate with, and educate our students. ISD728 will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of sex, race, religion, color, creed, national origin, marital status, age, sexual preference, disability, or status with regard to public assistance.