Early Childhood Coach

NY Early Childhood Professional Development Institute
Date Posted: 04/17/2017
Salary / Wage:
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Job Type: Other

Description:

The New York Early Childhood Professional Development Institute (PDI) is a fast-paced, dynamic public/private partnership that works to ensure that all early childhood practitioners have access to a comprehensive system of professional development.

The PDI is committed to the success of all early childhood leaders and is searching for a full-time coach who has skills and expertise to support the effectiveness of early childhood leaders and teachers.

Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Director of Early Childhood, the Early Childhood Coach will:

-          Establish trusting relationships,

-          In collaboration with the teacher and site leader, analyze needs and build quality improvement plans,

-          Provide direct coaching using a range of strategies to build confidence and competency in each teacher,

-          Track and maintain data for contributions to program reports,

-          Work with evaluators and other coaches to build a community of practice.

-          Other duties as assigned by the Director of Early Childhood

Qualifications:

   Master’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related area.

-          At least 6 years of experience in early childhood education, preferably as a leader and teacher.

-          At least 2 years of coaching and/or mentoring experience.

-          Familiarity with Pre-Kindergarten, Family Childcare, Schools, and Community-Based Organizations.

-          Strong knowledge base in both child and adult development.

-          Exceptional interpersonal skills

-          Demonstrated ability to work with underserved populations in high-need communities.

-          Ability to develop and sustain successful collaborative partnerships.

-          Excellent oral and written communication skills.

-          Ability to travel by public transportation to classroom sites throughout the five boroughs.

SALARY: $70,000

Application Instructions:

Please submit your cover letter and resume via Research Foundation website at:

https://www.rfcuny.org/careers/postings?pvnID=VA-1704-001752

 

Additional Information:

THE RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/ AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT EMPLOYER