Early Childhood Intervention Coach

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Early Childhood Intervention Coach

Position Purpose:  
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.  

 Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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.

 

Education

  • Virginia Professional License;

  • Master’s degree in literacy or reading from an accredited college or university is preferred.

Experience

  • 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


 

Posted By

Suffolk Public Schools

P.O. Box 1549 100 N Main Street, Suffolk, VA 23439
 
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Amount per Student

$11,497

State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students

1%

State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.35

State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students

12%

State Average: 13%

FTE

1,883

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