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Mentor Coach EHS, Home-Based

Job Description
Organization: 
Clayton Early Learning
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Education
Job Description: 

Clayton Early Learning is an innovation hub that fosters thriving, equitable communities by partnering with families to nurture a whole child, whole family approach to the early years, discover what works, and advance systems change.

Clayton Early Learning is a hub for Colorado’s innovative work in early childhood development. Committed fiercely to the belief that healthy early childhood development offers one of the most powerful levers for ending inequality, Clayton plays a leadership role in demonstrating what’s possible in the early years, and the positive impact that has for children and families over time. Clayton’s 20-acre campus in the heart of Denver is the home of Colorado’s only Educare school, a nationally recognized model supporting children from birth to age five and their families. We also impact systems change in Colorado and beyond through our research and evaluation services, professional development for teachers and leaders throughout Colorado, and policy and advocacy work at the state and federal level. Our direct service and systems change work impacts 20,000 children throughout Colorado every year.

Top three reasons to supervise and mentor Early Head Start Home Visitors at Clayton Early Learning:

1. Share your combined knowledge, skills and expertise of both children and families to improve educational outcomes for children.

2. Develop new ways of using data and assessment to promote best practices in home visitation.

3. Partner with local experts to innovate and achieve new levels of programmatic excellence.

 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

As part of the Home-Based team, substantially increase the depth and scale of our impact by leading all aspects of our educational approach through a home visitation delivery model to support school readiness for infants, toddlers and preschoolers.   Provide leadership, and training for the home-based staff to support ethnically responsive educational and family development services, deepen reflective practice and build data utilization expertise. Partner in and across interdisciplinary teams to implement our portfolio of programs, projects and initiatives with integrity and accountability. In conjunction with the Mentor Coach Team, provide aligned leadership and guidance across program options to promote programmatic excellence.

Clayton Early Learning is an equal opportunity employer that values workplace diversity. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds, life experiences, and perspectives. We prohibit discrimination of employees or applicants on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual identity, sexual orientation, religious affiliation, disability, or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law. 

Areas of Responsibility

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Participate in developing and implementing highly effective home visitation strategies through curriculum, assessment and data utilization to result in demonstrated outcomes for children. Use an interdisciplinary approach to supporting home visitors in improving family outcomes as they coach parents to use developmentally appropriate educational, parenting and problem solving strategies, and guide families toward self-sufficiency.
  • Develop and provide ongoing quality improvement opportunities for staff and cultivate a coaching relationship that advances best practice skills and competencies, engages staff in continuous improvement/reflective inquiry through a formal coaching cycle, and equips staff to pursue professional development and individual education goals as delineated on their professional development plans.
  • Align family engagement activities with the Head Start family and community framework and support parents’ involvement as the primary teachers of their children. Ensure for systematic and integrated comprehensive program services in order that children are school ready as defined in the school readiness goals and developmental framework.
  • Work effectively with colleagues to ensure efficient program operations and compliance with all applicable quality standards including HIPPY USA Model Standards, Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC Standards, Educare Core Competencies, as well as state and local regulations, and monitors compliance of same.

 OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Represents the program in the community to enhance collaboration and advance brand and reputation.
  • Monitors annual home visitation budget and activities. Oversees ordering of all curriculum and materials for home visitors.
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Minimum Education: Master’s degree or equivalent in early childhood education with 2 years of administration or coaching experience. Knowledge of economic, cultural and societal challenges of ethnically diverse communities.
  • Certificates or Licenses: Pediatric first aid, CPR, and universal precautions certification; valid driver’s license with evidence of vehicle insurance.
  • Special professional and/or job-related requirements: Current PPD-TB and physical examination, record of immunizations, background check, and compliance with other regulatory requirements as applicable.
How To Apply

Please visit our website to apply today! https://www.claytonearlylearning.org/about-clayton/careers.html

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