Instructor/Assistant Instructor (Early Childhood Development Coach Specialist) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States

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Position: Instructor/Assistant Instructor (Early Childhood Development Coach Specialist)

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field, and documented experience using technology in an educational setting required. Individuals with two years of documented coaching/mentoring experience with teachers in an early childhood setting and CLASS certified and reliable observer with knowledge of ECERS assessment tool and Teaching Strategies GOLD, preferred. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant instructor with a bachelor's degree and at the rank of instructor with a master's degree.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check. 

Duties: Responsibilities include: Ensuring the program's continued improvement of teacher performance and child outcomes; providing coaching/mentoring to classroom teachers centered on CLASS, ECERS, school readiness, child outcomes, and child development; working collaboratively alongside all teaching staff on a consistent basis, providing professional development and enhancing classroom performance of all teaching staff; modeling classroom teaching practices to teaching staff that are developmentally and culturally appropriate; sharing information with teaching staff in a clear and concise way that teachers can comprehend and begin to implement changes based on information given. Major areas of responsibilities are development of a coach/mentor plan, implementation and monitoring of the plan and analyzing teacher performance data and linking data to professional development plans and child outcomes data. 

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Teacher Early Childhood
  • Tutors and Learning Resources
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Visiting / Adjunct
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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