SUMMARY: Coaches provide classroom support for implementation of a project to supports school readiness for prekindergarten children. Coaches must be willing to implement a variety of strategies including side-by side coaching, and co-teaching, instructional planning and reflective feedback. Training on these skills will be provided to the coaches. Coaches must be willing to collaborate with CLI staff to ensure fidelity to the TSR Comprehensive model. Travel as necessary to provide coaching, training, and to attend meetings.
Adheres to the mission of SERCO.
training, curriculum training, administrators training etc.).
interactions with teachers in the classroom.
professional development sessions as well as the Classroom Observation Tool.
hours of cognitive instruction.
instruction based on these reports.
1 teachers, 2 hours per month of direct support to year 2 teachers, 1 hour per month for year 3
encourage teacher reflection and set goals.
to monitor teacher’s progress and to set goals for improvement.
viewing and discussion of own video-recorded coaching practices for coaches and coordinators.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
4 year degree from a college or university in Early Childhood or related field.
EXPERIENCE OR KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:
Three years’ experience teaching preschool or K-1st.
Three years’ experience training or coaching adults
Use of research based pre-kindergarten literacy/language/numeracy/science materials and instructional strategies.
Understanding of preschool literacy screening and progress monitoring and how each informs classroom instruction.
Understanding of Texas Prekindergarten Guidelines, Head Start Child outcomes, and child licensing standards.
Experience in working with varied groups to achieve integration of early childhood services.
Working knowledge of technology (internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, videotaping, uploading documents/videos etc.).
Bilingual preferred (English/Spanish).
EVALUATION OF PROJECT COACHES:
Project Coaches will be jointly evaluated by both CLI and the lead agency.
Must have PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics describe here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
PLEASE NOTE THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT DESIGNED TO COVER OR CONTAIN A COMPREHENSIVE LISTING OF ACTIVITIES, DUTIES OR RESPONSIBILITIES THAT ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB. DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACTIVITIES MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITH OR WITHOUT NOTICE.