Education Coach – Head Start/ECEAP

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Edmonds Community College

Edmonds Community College is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The college values its talented, diverse workforce and seeks to attract, hire, and support employees who consistently and actively embrace diversity and equity. Edmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer. Edmonds Community College invites all individuals to apply and as an equal opportunity employer, we also encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds and groups to apply for this position.


**This is a cyclic position scheduled to work 10 months each year (mid-August through mid-June)**

We are looking for dedicated and dynamic adult education professionals to apply for the position of Education Coach in our Head Start and ECEAP programs. The Head Start/ECEAP Education Coach will provide coaching and other support for classroom staff based on Practice Based Coaching framework for ensuring high quality teaching and strong child outcomes. The Head Start/ECEAP Education Coach will develop relationships with teachers and will develop coaching plans to drive effective teaching practices. This position provides direct support to instructional and administrative staff, and coaches teachers, in the planning, implementation, and use of program approved instructional and assessment strategies for early learning. This is a full time, 10-month position and reports to the Education Coach Lead.

: 60% Coaching and Mentoring of Education Staff

  • Provide coaching, mentoring and professional development for early learning teachers to enhance and enrich teachers’ skills
    • Visit classrooms, observes teachers, and provides feedback to improve and enhance instruction and student learning
    • Assist teachers in setting goals that support improved instruction
    • Model best practices in instruction to build teachers instructional skills
    • Support teachers in the use of data to guide instruction and improve learning for each student
  • Implement instructional and assessment strategies that honor gender, language, culture, ethnicity, special needs and diverse learning abilities
  • Respond to program and or teacher/student related inquiries to resolve issues, provide information, and improve student learning
  • Plan, develop, and present professional development classes and workshops for teachers, community early-learning providers and support staff using a professional learning community model

20% Learning and collaboration

  • Attend meetings and professional development classes to stay current with early learning trends, practices, and research
  • Participate in a variety of meetings and workshops
  • Convey and or gather information required to perform functions and to remain knowledgeable of trends and best practices
  • Assist in the identification and development of community resources and partnerships to support alignment of early learning programs, including collaboration with community early learning providers and district staff

20% Monitoring and compliance

  • Monitor implementation of early learning instructional practices and strategies
  • Gather, compile, analyze and report findings to assess quality improvements
  • Prepare written materials (e.g., reports, instructions, guidelines, etc.) to communicate program information, provide written support, document progress, develop recommendations, and evaluate the program

Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree with a field of study in early childhood education, early childhood and family studies, human development with a specialization in ECE, or children’s studies/childhood education
  • Minimum of three years’ work experience as a lead teacher in a preschool classroom
  • Minimum one year work experience as an early learning coach, consultant, mentor, or trainer


  • Advanced degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Experience working in a Head Start and/or ECEAP program as an Education Coordinator, Manager or Center Director
  • Knowledge of CLASS, Early Achievers, and Teaching Strategies Gold
  • Experience teaching in a multi-lingual program where English is spoken by the minority of children and parents

Additional Information: PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Ability to report to work at scheduled times; position may require some evening scheduling. Work is performed in an office or classroom setting. The ability to sit at a desk/computer station and perform detailed tasks involving repetitive arm and hand movements, such as data entry, is essential. Operation of standard office equipment such as a PC/terminal, electronic calculator, copy machine, and multi-line phone system is required. The ability to move quickly from different positions and to be aware of one’s surroundings in a classroom environment is essential. Excellent communication skills, both oral and written, are essential.

40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with occasional evenings.

Salary is $4792.16 – $5288.85 per month for 10 months each year ($47,921.60 – $52,888.50 annually) and is based on the Edmonds CC administrative/exempt salary schedule, plus a full state benefits package, which includes tuition waivers for college classes, medical, dental, retirement options and more. Vacation and leave package includes 12 sick days per year, 10 scheduled holidays, 1 personal holiday, and 24 vacation leave days per year.

All applicants must apply online. No paper submissions or emailed materials will be accepted. Your online application must include the following documents in order to be complete:

  • Responses to supplemental questions (part of the online application). (These questions reflect the required and desired qualifications and are used in the screening process. Please provide thorough responses.)
  • Current resume.
  • Names and contact information for three references.
  • For veterans’ preference, please scan and attach your DD214, Member-4 Form.
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Edmonds Community College is an equal opportunity employer and assures equality of treatment in educational and employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (gender), disability, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, veteran status, or genetic information. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may call 425-640-1470 and accommodations will be made to the extent reasonably possible. The Human Resources Office is accessible to persons with disabilities.

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