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Education Coach for Mid-Sioux Head Start/Early Head Start Program.Position is located in Remsen.Duties include: coaching and mentoring Head Start and Early Head Start preschool teachers and staff, implement program curriculums, and ensure compliance with performance standards. Valid drivers license, insurance and reliable transportation required.Work Hours: 40 hours per week mid-August through May, including some evening hours. 8 hours per week during June, July and until mid-August. Hours are subject to change based on financial and program requirements. Eligible for benefits, including IPERS.Job Duties and Responsibilities: Be knowledgeable and implement the Head Start/Early Head Start policies, procedures, performance standards, Iowa Licensing and USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program rules and regulations. Work collaboratively with HS/EHS Director and other Specialists as part of the Management Team. Coordinate the 0-5 education coaching and mentoring component and education services which includes monitoring requirements. Coordinate the implementation of the High/Scope curriculum and P.A.T. curriculum with the Education Specialist to ensure that each child is given the opportunity to develop socially, emotionally, intellectually and physically. Implement Practice Based Coaching and ongoing mentoring with staff as defined in the Head Start Professional Development plan. Utilize the Preschool Program Quality Assessment (PQA) with teaching staff. Collect and analyze program data and use it to enhance and improve program outcomes. Implement the High Scope and P.A.T curriculums with fidelity. Assist and sub in classrooms and work with teaching staff on the classroom environment, ageappropriate activities, lesson plans, curriculum, and child behaviors. Train and track professional development hours for teaching staff. Participate with the on-boarding of staff. Provide, implement, train and assist with: Positive Behavior Support (PBS), I am Moving, I am Learning and Second Step. Complete the CLASS assessment in classrooms while monitoring to ensure compliance with standards. Participate in team meetings and provide education input for teaching staff. Review and revise policies and procedures. Provide input in grant writing, budget planning and implementation. Assist with interviewing and recommending new staff for hire. Develop and maintain community partnerships. Complete reports, paperwork and documentation accurately and in a timely manner. Coordinate with the management team on the annual self-assessment. Maintain and monitor effective record keeping and tracking systems. Responsible for the Early Childhood Development Committee meetings. Ensure safety of facilities and materials. Able to relate to low resource children, families and staff in a positive manner. Work flexible hours, including evenings without direct supervision. Contribute to a positive and productive work environment. Be able to complete job duties a described with reasonable accommodations. Other duties as assigned.Requirements: Bachelor Degree in Education w/Early Childhood Endorsement or related field with preschool teaching experience required. Become High Scope certified within three years of employment. Able to stand, walk, sit, bend, stoop, push and pull regularly. Lift up to 10 pounds often; lift up to 20 pounds occasionally; lift over 20 pounds rarely.Qualifications: Supervisory skills preferred. Excellent computer, oral, written and organizational skills required. Self-starter with the ability to work without direct supervision. Knowledge of the High Scope curriculum.Other Conditions of Employment: Submit to the Department of Human Services Criminal History and a Request for Child Abuse Information Records Check upon employment and every two (2) years thereafter. Submit to FBI National Fingerprint Criminal History Check within 30 days and every four (4) years thereafter. Submit to a Motor Vehicle Records check upon hire and every year for those e