Stark County Community Action Agency (SCCAA) is seeking an education professional with a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development or related field, who possesses at least five years’ experience as a preschool teacher. Head Start experience preferred. The position requires strong verbal and written communication skills with an ability to seek solution to and solve problems.
Promote the school readiness of children enrolled in the SCCAA Head Start program by providing mentoring and coaching to classroom teaching staff by performing observations and promoting developmentally appropriate practices.
The incumbent must be CLASS certified or obtain and maintain certification as well as demonstrate working knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, ODJFS licensing rules, program curriculum, screening, and assessment.
Provide one-to-one mentor coaching strategies for improving teacher-child interactions and classroom management. Provide orientation and guidance to new teachers.
Provide informal learning opportunities and modeling for teachers to apply theory and learning to everyday practice.