Education Coach
Innovative Network of Knowledge (INK)

Karnes City, Texas

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Description

Academic Requirements: Bachelor's or advanced degree in early childhood education or a Bachelor's or advanced degree and equivalent coursework in early childhood education with early education teaching experience.

Work Experience: Experience with children with disabilities and collaboration with community partners.

Critical Action Items & Measurable Deliverables:

1. Ensure staff, consultants, contractors, and volunteers protect the physical and mental health and safety of our children and no child is left alone or unsupervised while under our care. (HSPPS §1302.90)
2. Provide ongoing coaching on and evaluation of effective teaching in an organized learning environment that promotes healthy development and children's skill growth aligned with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework: Ages Birth to Five, including children with disabilities. (HSPPS§1302.31)
3. Monitor and evaluate the classroom environment and implementation of prescribed curricula to provide developmentally appropriate learning experiences in language, literacy, social and emotional development, math, science, social studies, creative arts, and physical development, and integrate child assessment data in individual and group planning. (HSPPS §1302.31, 1302.32)
4. Monitor compliance with positive adult-child interactions as measured by the CLASS: Pre-K instrument. (HSPPS §1304.16)
5. Implement tools that support screenings, assessments, and ongoing evaluation of a child's developmental level and progress in outcomes. (HSPPS §1302.33)
6. Identify opportunities for parents and family members to engage in their child's development and in program services, including but not limited to parent conferences and group activities. (HSPPS §1302.34)
7. Follow appropriate practices to keep children safe during all activities, including reporting at a minimum suspected or known child abuse and neglect, appropriate supervision of children at all times; and all standards of conduct. (HSPPS §1302.47, §1302.90)
8. Complete minimum training requirements as specified in state and federal standards. (HSPPS §1302.92)
9. Create weekly lesson plans which reflect opportunities for positive adult-child interactions, including individualized curriculum.
10. Schedule regular communication with teaching staff to ensure they are well-informed about their children's routine, classroom activities, behavior, and progress.
11. Complete all required child screenings and assessments on time.
12. Organize child files, classroom forms, and other documentation while confirming documents are current and compliant.
13. Monitor the classroom to make certain it is free from physical and environmental hazards.
14. Provide oversight of Incident reporting to ensure it occurs within the timeframes designated in program policy and protocol.

Other Responsibilities:

1. Evaluate the implementation of and provide feedback on curricula, equipment, supplies and physical space for indoor and outdoor learning environments.
2. Share data used to monitor the quality of instruction and classroom environments, including adult-child interactions, and provide recommendations for continued professional development.
3. Identify potential interference with a child's development and school readiness and coordinate with education, family, mental health and/or child development professional program staff to address identified needs.
4. Participate in school functions, scheduled meetings and team decision and operations.
5. Work collaboratively with supervisors, peers, other staff members, service providers, and professionals.
6. Maintain confidentiality in all areas of child and program operations.
7. Perform other job duties as assigned.


1. Demonstrate the ability to respond sensitively and competently to the service population's cultural and
2. socio-economic characteristics.
3. Communicate in writing and verbally in English and Spanish (preferred).
4. Demonstrated ability to maintain emotional control, and professional composure at all times.
5. Maintain computer literacy required to meet the responsibilities of the position.
6. Demonstrate a working knowledge of all INK policies and procedures.
7. Ability to organize and prioritize duties and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment.
8. Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, holidays, and weekends.
9. Ability to work independently.
10. Possess a valid driver's license
11. Complete and pass health examination
12. Confirm work eligibility status
13. Successfully pass driving history check
14. Clear criminal background check
15. Required to lift up to 60 pounds.
16. Required to stand, sit on the floor, bend, squat, kneel, lift children, and engage with children.
17. Exposure to communicable diseases, and other hazards such as cigarette smoke, pets, at risk neighborhoods, etc.
18. Travel up to 50% by car, bus, airplane, or train may also be required associated with attendance at conferences, meetings and other duties carried out at distant locations in and out of state and in some cases where some overnight travel may be required.
19. Some evenings and weekend work may occasionally be required for events such as home visits, parent teacher conferences, Parent Committee meetings, community, and social events such as field trips.

Here at INK, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace. Please feel free to apply for this position even if your work experience and education do not align perfectly with every requirement for this job description. You may very well be the perfect candidate for this role or other ones that we have open. Thank you for your interest in joining our mission!

INK is committed to following immunization recommendations produced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC). As such, our company policy requires that all employees must receive an annual Influenza vaccination or obtain an approved exemption as a medical or religious accommodation. This is a condition of employment, and all new hires will be responsible for providing proof.

INK is an Equal Employment Opportunity ("EEO") Employer. It has been and will continue to be a fundamental policy of INK, not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, pregnancy, sexual orientation, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, veteran or military status, disability, medical condition, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state and/or local laws. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, demotion, compensation, training, working conditions, transfer, job assignments, benefits, layoff, and termination.

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