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Position Title: Teacher Coach (Bilingual)
Company: YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
Salary: Commensurate upon experience
Classification: Full Time; Exempt
Reports to: Education Manager
Location: Patterson McDaniel Family Center in Addison, IL
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is the oldest and largest women’s organization in the region, with a mission to eliminate racism and empower women. To learn more about the YWCA Metropolitan Chicago, please visit our website at https://ywcachicago.org.
Position Purpose: To assist in overseeing and directing the planning, organizing and implementation of education services for children in the Early Head Start programs.
Work with partner child care providers and staff to establish plans and procedures to ensure the safety and security of children
Work with Teacher coaches to evaluate individual needs and devise a training strategy
Assess trainings needed and reports/coordinates with Education Manager and Professional Development Specialist
Offer technical assistance for COPA, TSG, as well as other educational related programs
Provide reports to Education Manager on weekly visits to child care providers
Work closely with Disabilities/Mental Health specialist to ensure inclusive services are provided to meet the needs of all children
Work with child care provider partner to recruit and meet required disabilities enrollment per EHS standards
Coordinate training and technical assistance efforts with the Child Care Resource and Referrals’ Quality team
Model classroom teacher duties to include developing and implementing individual educational plans for children
Correct and/or coach to ensure each site/program is compliant with all relevant licensing and EHS requirements
Maintain a strong understanding of performance standards, Early Head Start curriculum and ExceleRate Illinois
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, social welfare, public administration, or one of the social sciences
Minimum of three years of preschool management experience
Early Childhood Classroom experience
Bilingual language abilities desired, but not preferred
Proficient in FCCERS, ITERS, and ExceleRate Illinois Quality measures
Ability to pass a health examination and a criminal background check
A demonstrated ability to work independently, while prioritizing and managing multiple assignments simultaneously as needed
Ability to travel and to work nights and weekends as needed
Excellent presentation skills incorporating all strategies for all learning areas
Thrives in an environment in which collaboration, partnership and empowerment are the key cultural elements
Benefits Portfolio: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Flexible Spending (FSA), Transit, HSA, Short & Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, etc.
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. YWCA Metropolitan Chicago will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
***This job description is not intended to represent a complete list of all duties and responsibilities. There may be unplanned activities and other duties assigned.***
About YWCA Metropolitan Chicago
YWCA Metropolitan Chicago is committed to providing women with the support and tools needed to transform their lives, to be confident in their choices and to make valuable contributions to their communities.