Early Childhood Intervention Coach
Early Childhood Intervention Coach
The Early Childhood Intervention Coach will monitor and support early childhood education initiatives, to include the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) / Early Start which are designed to prepare students academically and developmentally for school readiness.
Hold the Virginia Professional License;
Have demonstrated the leadership qualities and personal characteristics necessary for working effectively with students, teachers, parents and members of the community as attested by a division superintendent of schools or by an official in an institution of higher learning, who is in a position to evaluate the applicant’s qualifications;
Thorough knowledge of regulations governing the implementation of local, state and federal mandates;
Must possess an in-depth knowledge of early childhood development;
Must possess knowledge and expertise in promoting growth and development in language, literacy, numeracy, social emotional, health and physical development;
Must possess an in-depth knowledge of instructional best practices.
- Assist the Director of Elementary Leadership and Coordinator of Compensatory Services in the planning, developing and implementing of the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) / Early Start Program;
Facilitate in planning, developing and implementing of the Virginia Preschool Initiative (VPI) / Early Start Program;
Organize the Integrated Preschool Program;
Meet regularly with building principals, classroom teachers, and specialists to provide on-going Professional Development and feedback regarding Early Childhood instruction, classroom practices, behaviors, and inclusive Preschool practices;
Implement, monitor, and provide feedback for the Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction utilizing the required Virginia Kindergarten Readiness Program (VKRP) observations tools;
Develop family engagement activities to foster the growth of students and families within the Early Childhood Program;
Assist in providing interventions and supports for academics and behaviors;
Attends regularly scheduled meetings with state and local agencies and community partners;
Provides leadership with transition of students to Prek and kindergarten;
Manage and/or provide input for the development of grants;
Demonstrate responsibility for professional growth by seeking continued professional learning.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Thorough knowledge of early childhood development;
Thorough knowledge of curriculum and program development for early childhood with and without disabilities;
Thorough knowledge of school division rules, regulations and procedures;
Ability to plan, model, coach and provide feedback to individual teachers and teams of teachers to improve teaching and learning;
Ability to deliver and articulate oral presentations and written reports;
Ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior;
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school administrators, teachers, staff, and parents;
Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods and techniques used for diagnostic, evaluation and identification of students.
Virginia Professional License;
Master’s degree in literacy or reading from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Minimum of three years of successful teaching;
Demonstrates leadership ability.
Terms of Employment
Salary Range: $45,000 to $75,379 (Additional supplement for advanced degree)
Contract: 10 Months Employment
Benefits: Employer Portion Paid Retirement, Life Insurance, Contribution to Medical Insurance, Sick Leave and Annual Leave
FLSA Status: Exempt