Mentor Coach (39631)
Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Location: Palm Beach
Posted on: May 19, 2023
Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong, -and communities are vibrant.
LSF is looking for a talented Mentor Coach who wants to make an impact in the lives of others.
Purpose & Impact:
The purpose of the Mentor Coach provides on-site coaching for Head Start teachers and Teacher Assistants. Conducts classroom observations, demonstration lessons, provides feedback, discusses analysis of child outcomes data and provides coaching/mentoring for teachers to improve teacher-child interactions and child outcomes towards school readiness. Assists and/or develops and updates classroom programs and procedures for the instructional outcomes, curriculum implementation, child assessment and cultural and linguistic responsiveness. Provides technical assistance to identified teaching staff and Center Directors. - Responsible for analyzing data from the CLASS observation tool and support staff professional development through staff trainings designed to improve the use of evidence-based teaching practices. - Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts. -
Education: - Baccalaureate degree or higher from an accredited college or university with a major in Early Childhood Education, a Social or Behavioral Science or Education, which included at least 18 semester hours in Early Childhood Education; and
A Certificate of Completion of an approved 10 hour Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Pre-Schoolers or Infant/Toddlers Course; and
A Certificate of Completion of a 30 hour Introductory Child Care Training Course or
certificates of completion totaling 30 hours, which includes the following courses: 6 hours Child Growth and Development; 6 hours Behavioral Observation & Screening; 8 hours Health, Safety & Nutrition; 4 hours Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect; and 6 hours Child Care Facility Rules and Regulations; and
A Certificate of Completion of an approved 10-hour Special Needs Course; and a State of Florida Child Care and Education Program Director Credential or eligible to obtain credential; and Possession of a valid Florida Driver License. Must be 21 years of age.
Two years of experience in teaching pre-school or kindergarten age plus two years of supervisory experience required. - Some experience in financial management and budgeting preferred. - Previous Head Start/Early Head Start experience preferred.
Also required: Certification in First Aid and CPR within six months of the date assigned to this position; and successful completion of a Level II background screening, local criminal record check and drug screening prior to hiring. Bilingual preferred: English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Why work for LSF?
LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide range of populations in need. -Mission Driven staff members become part of the LSF community while transforming the lives of those in need. Our staff additionally find growth opportunities as they explore areas of interest within the -organization. - -
Amazing benefits package including:
Lutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity -employer.
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