Education Coach - Early Learning Center

  • Puget Sound Educational Service District
  • 800 Oakesdale Avenue Southwest, Renton, WA, USA
  • Oct 17, 2019
Full time Education

Job Description

Puget Sound Educational School District seeks an Early Learning Coach for Education to provide differentiated, equity-based coaching and training to teachers and sub-contractor staff in Head Start, Early Head Start, and/or ECEAP programs. Coaching will focus on program standards and practices, high quality interactions with children, curriculum implementation, individualized supports for children, assessment, family partnerships and classroom quality improvement. This position will serve on an interdisciplinary team to provide a child and family-centered, whole-child approach to Early Childhood Education. Use of a practice-based coaching model and the use and interpretation of data will be a regular part of practice to help build teacher/staff capacity and to inform continually improving community early learning outcomes. Provides differentiated and data-informed coaching support to teaching staff, including training and technical assistance, to facilitate continuous quality improvement of instruction and service delivery using best practices. 

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, public charter schools and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-Postsecondary services in the state.  PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child & Family Studies; Elementary Education; Human Development; or Curriculum & Instruction or in unrelated area and 30 ECE college credits.
  • Professional experience mentoring, coaching, and/or providing technical assistance in early learning programs.

**Unofficial transcripts are required as part of a complete application** 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Current or former Head Start and/or ECEAP parent Experience implementing curriculum and individualizing instruction for diverse learners including low income and/or multilingual students, and children with disabilities and/or mental health concerns.
  • Experience providing group or staff training and/or teaching adult learners.
  • Head Start, Early Head Start, ECEAP, or other state-funded preschool experience.
  • Experience working with children from birth to preschool-age. 

Please note, applicants should describe their experience meeting minimum qualifications (and preferred qualifications if applicable) in cover letter and resume as part of the application process.  

Based at PSESD in Renton.

Schedule: Full-time, year ‘round, 40 hours/week.

Salary: $63,558 - $73,708 (Salary Band H

Salary offers consider candidate qualifications, experience and internal equity.  Excellent benefits and retirement package; 24 annual leave days per year, 12 sick days, 11 paid holidays, participation in Washington State Department of Retirement System, Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan, subsidized ORCA card, and the opportunity to work in a highly engaged, customer-centric environment.

Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by, Wednesday, Oct 27th, 2019.

Interviews tentatively scheduled for Monday, November 15th, 2019. 

For more information and to apply for this position, please visit: http://www.psesd.org/careers/