Early Head Start Coach - Bilingual English / Spanish
Company: Family Building Blocks
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Building Blocks strives for equity and celebrates diversity. Our
mission of "Keeping Children Safe and Families Together" is the
foundation that helps us build strength in our communities, large
and small. We are committed to putting families at the center of
our work. We strive to be an employer of choice with a vision of
honoring the dignity of all persons.
Early Head Start (EHS)
Coach provides support to classroom teachers and home
visitors through observation, goal setting and
reflective practices. The
coach's goal is to enhance the services
provided by our employees through one-on-one
and/or small group coaching sessions to
accomplish self-identified goals along with program
activities. Provide training resources and
technical assistance related to professional development and
maintain records of training needs and
classroom environments to
ensure each child's needs are met though culturally,
developmentally and socially/emotionally
appropriate strategies by classroom
home visit experiences to
ensure highest level of services are provided
specifically to ensure that
services are tailored to family needs
and are responsive to families self-set
services provided to their
learning through a variety
of delivery methods including Practice Based Coaching
model to provide support to teachers and home
visitors via classroom instruction,
virtual training, and/or on-the-job
opportunities for staff to
set goals, practice skills, promote leadership skills and provide
positive and constructive feedback to facilitate professional
staff by providing
resources and guidance for parents in all areas that support school
readiness goals and parent engagement.
best practices for staff
when interacting with children and
internal and external
training programs to address competency gaps and partner with
internal stakeholders regarding employee training
organize, develop or source training programs to meet specific
training needs and develop training aids such as manuals and
with subject matter experts
regarding instructional design.
observation tools and
assessments to use for planning and feedback for improvement, both
on an individual basis and as a program.
assessment tools to measure
feedback to program
participants and management.
recommendations on training material and
for staff in collaboration with program coordinators, supervisors
required trainings are
provided in accordance with the safety standards of Oregon Rules
for Certified Child Care Centers and Head Start Performance
employee training requirements, needs and
enrollment of staff in the Oregon Registry Step System and generate
certificates to update individual ORO
with RN therapeutic classroom supervisors and leadership for our
enrollment in the Oregon's Quality Rating and Improvement
classroom supervisor in completing environmental assessments and
teacher observations to make recommendations as part of the QRIS
training and ongoing skill
building in Together Learning and
with supervisor regularly
for reflective supervision, professional development,
accountability, program improvement, and problem
meetings, trainings and
appropriate professional development
the work of Family Building
Blocks volunteers and interns as an integral part of program
degree in early childhood
English / Spanish.
experience working with adult learners utilizing adult
instructional and learning theory and principles, instructional
design, learning management systems and competency
assessment as it applies
to the theories and principles
of child growth and development, early childhood education and
of experience providing
coordinating services for
while adhering to program
policies and standards.
At least one
year of professional experience
with home visiting and/or early childhood
programs or working in a social service setting working with
children and families.
excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication
organizational, time management, and recordkeeping
Ability to work
effectively in a team environment and promoting positive, forward
thinking, and a strength-based culture.
creative, flexible, able to juggle multiple priorities, exercise
high degree of professionalism and sensitivity to confidentiality
rights of families and employees.
organizational, time management, and recordkeeping
skills, to include use of internet, email, and data
entry not limited
Office and database software such
ChildPlus and the ability to learn
new programs required for the position.
multiculturalism by treating all people with dignity and respect
and not engaging in discriminatory
commitment to Family Building Blocks mission and values serving
children and families as well as staff.
Building Blocks established safety policies and procedures toward a
safe and healthy work environment.
responsive with the ability to build trusting relationships with
engaging and supporting volunteers as an integral part of program
Possess a valid
Oregon Driver's license or ability to obtain one within 30 days of
hire, acceptable driving record, and reliable transportation. Must
be able to provide proof of current auto
Pediatric First Aid/ CPR card and Food Handler's card within 30
days of employment.
Child Care Division Background Registry (CBR) or successfully pass
clearance to obtain CBR.
employer-paid pre-employment drug test and
pass a criminal conviction background
Preferred Education and
formal education in
Education, Child Development or a
closely related field.
mentoring and coaching principles and reflective practices with
adult learners in a professional early childhood education program
years of professional work
experience with home visiting and/or early childhood
programs that includes
infant/toddler classrooms with a strong background in
Head Start performance standards, goals, and objectives
for young children and families.
infant and child development and parent-child
family services that embrace the concepts of family-centered and
strength-based service provision.
Reporter - Report all cases of suspected abuse and neglect in
accordance with Oregon statutes and agency policies and
throughout the length of employment an acceptable driving record
according to FBB criteria and valid auto
sustain a drug-free and acceptable criminal record throughout the
course of employment.
discretion and respect the confidentiality of information about
enrolled families, personnel issues, and other program
training in "Recognizing and Reporting Suspicions of Child Abuse
and Neglect" upon hire.
positions requires bilingual
English/Spanish- must communicate fluently
provide specialized instruction in related
This may involve translation
as well as developing strategies
to engage Hispanic speaking
activities that will
encourage engagement and
Expected Hours of
This position requires a flexible
schedule to prepare training venues,
collaborate with community
partners, recruit, assist in transportation duties
and schedule other program activities that may
include occasional overtime, late and/or early
This position requires
regular transitioning from different
training locations, travel to perform
and to visit other sites and
to frequently reach with hands and arms; regularly required to
climb or balance; occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop,
kneel, crouch, or crawl.
lift and/or move 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to
ability to quickly evacuate children from the classroom in an
dexterity for handling office equipment.
DEADLINE: Open until finalists are selected.
encourage applicants to start the process of applying for the
Registry with the Oregon Learning
Family Building Blocks is an affirmative action/EEO employer and is
committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of
diversity, equity, and inclusion. Believing that diversity
contributes to program excellence and to mutual respect and
understanding, FBB is committed to recruiting and retaining
diversity in our Board and staff. We seek applicants who bring
varied experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds. If you
require any assistance in the application process, or reasonable
accommodations to perform the essential duties of the position,
please notify a member of Human Resources at
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