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Posting Number:
0601063-C

Position Type:
Classified

Special Notes to Applicants:

This posting is being used to recruit for two (2) open positions, and will remain open until closed.
This position is an Academic Year position, with contracted days between August – June.

This position will work hybrid/remote, with 80% of the time being spent on campus, 20% remote.

Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon residency at the time work commences.

LBCC values a work life balance. Here are some benefits of working at LBCC :
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance for employee and dependents
  • Tuition waiver for you and your dependents
  • Prorated sick leave, personal leave, and paid holidays based upon annual workload.
  • Public Employees Retirement eligibility after 6 months ( LBCC pays the six percent employee contribution)

As a condition of employment, all new employees are required to be compensated via direct deposit.

LBCC is an Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer.

LBCC offers a pay incentive to eligible employees who demonstrate proficiency in conversational Spanish when evaluated and formally certified by a college-approved professional or agency. Eligibility to apply for and receive bilingual pay incentives for Spanish and languages other than English are subject to the provisions of Administrative Rule 6025-06. For more information, please LBCC Bilingual Pay Incentive Administrative Policy or the Classified Association Agreement .

Employment is subject to a completion of a post offer criminal background check.

Position Title:
Preschool Promise Instructional Coach

Employment Requirement
Criminal Background Check - Central Background Registry

Division/Department:
Family Connections

Location
Remote/On-Site Hybrid

Job Summary:

The Preschool Promise Instructional Coach responds to coaching requests and referrals to provide reflective and relationship-based coaching to both teachers and instructional leaders, while also supporting the implementation of Preschool Promise, a statewide, high-quality, preschool system. This position serves as a coach to early childhood educators in family and center-based child care settings, school districts, and other early education programs to meet program, classroom, and teacher goals, while using best practices standards; and to increase the level of job-embedded professional development, collaborative routines, and instructional leadership. This position will work hybrid/remote, with 80% of the time being spent on campus, 20% remote.

Required Qualifications:

Education and Experience: Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (Human Development, Child and Family Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology), or a Step 10 on the Oregon Registry for Childhood care and Education and coursework in age three to five development. A minimum of two years of experience in an early childhood program that includes experience providing technical assistance and training, including coaching to early education programs and providing classroom observations, and/or home visits to families with young children. Experience supporting the primacy of families, their home languages and their cultures, and an understanding of how to engage them.

Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge of inclusion and equity practices in preschool programs. Knowledge of how to best support the early learning workforce in all settings. Effective techniques of adult learning and relationship-based coaching practices. Must possess knowledge and skills to use equipment necessary to carry out job responsibilities (e.g. computer and virtual training software, cell/telephone, projectors, digital cameras, and video recorders).

Abilities: Must possess excellent planning, organization, and time management skills, and the capacity to build collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, and provide services that are culturally competent and appropriate to the needs of the target audience. Must be able to independently perform duties of the position efficiently and effectively. Requires the ability to communicate formally and informally with a wide range of contacts and demonstrate tact, diplomacy, empathy, and friendliness in dealing with people under stressful conditions, either by phone, through video, or in person. Must be able to work respectfully with individuals of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and abilities. Requires timely ongoing documentation to maintain reporting requirements. Must be able to pass a Central Background check through the Oregon Department of Early Learning and Care’s Child Care Licensing Division.

Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon residency at the time work commences.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bilingual English and Spanish is preferred.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:

Requires learned physical skill to operate computer keyboard, typewriter or other office equipment. Requires visual acuity to read words and numbers. Requires hearing and speaking ability sufficient to communicate effectively in person, over the phone, and/or via online video conferencing programs.

Work is performed in a variety settings including office, online, and in the field at child care programs. Substantial time is spent working on a computer. Frequent travel is required. May be required to work evenings and/or weekends. Must be able to travel throughout the region and to other required opportunities, including overnight and/or on weekends. Requires a valid Oregon driver’s license and access to own transportation, or the ability to arrange for reliable alternative transportation.

Essential Duties:

1. Creates ongoing, trusting relationships with early education programs and a range of educators to develop the most conducive environment for learning and reflection, and establish collaborative
coaching relationships.

2. Articulates and facilitates understanding of Preschool Promise program expectations, especially in the areas of Supportive Environments, Ambitious Instruction, Continuous Quality Improvement,
Leadership with Knowledge, and Inclusive and Equitable Practices.

3. Delivers regular one-on-one coaching sessions to educators and instructional leaders of Preschool Promise programs, following the Oregon Early Learning Coaching Guidelines and employing specific coaching strategies to engage teachers and instructional leaders.

4. Utilizes reflective practices with Preschool Promise programs to facilitate goal setting, data
collecting and evaluation, and observation feedback.

5. Supports continuous quality improvements, especially focused on the Preschool Promise Program expectations, NAEYC Professional Standards and Competencies for Early Childhood Educators and implementation of best practices in early learning, inclusion, dual language learning, and social/emotional development.

6. Conducts regular, direct observations of assigned or referred educators while in practice, using
formal and informal tools and provides feedback.

7. Uses technology to support Preschool Promise programs and assigned/referred educators through video review, feedback, resource sharing, and coordinated peer feedback.

8. In partnership with Preschool Promise administrators and teachers, creates coaching goals, action steps and identifies available resources through engaged data dialogues and reflective
conversations.

9. Supports Preschool Promise programs in their use of data to create program and early educator
goals.

10. Provides materials, resources, and recommendations to strengthen practice implementation and reach established coaching goals.

11. Serves as a resource in identifying appropriate research-based instructional strategies and interventions to improve outcomes for Preschool Promise children and families.

12. Uses coaching data to help inform training and technical assistance plans with Preschool Promise Specialists.

13. Participates in ongoing coaching Community of Practice provided by ELSI contracted Mentor
Coaches.

14. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Offers of employment are contingent on the applicant having Oregon residency at the time work commences.

Applicant Instructions:

Please complete the online application and upload or attach the following required documents:

1) Resume
2) Cover Letter
3) Academic Transcript(if needed to meet required qualifications)

Transcripts from a non-U.S. college or university must be accompanied by an international credential agency evaluation. Please see “Academic Transcript Information” on the Employment Opportunities home page for more information and a list of agencies which perform this service.

Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications. In order to be considered, your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

U.S. Veterans must attach proof of honorable discharge (Form DD-214, Copy 4) to their application to qualify for veteran’s consideration.

Proposed Start Date:
03/01/2024

Number of Days per Year
181-Classified

FTE Load

0.73 FTE

Full-time or Part-time
Full-time, Academic Year (Contracted with Benefits) Temporary, renewable-dependent upon continuation of funding

Number of hours/week:
40

Work Schedule:
8-5pm, may be required to work some evenings or weekends

Posting Date:
02/14/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled:
Yes

Salary Grade
22

Salary/Rate

Starting annual salary is $44,239.48 for a 181-day annual schedule, plus comprehensive benefits . Salary will be prorated for remaining days in the year.
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position? Please select one.
    • Mid-Valley Sunday Newspaper
    • Lebanon Express Newspaper
    • Oregonian Newspaper
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • HERC-Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • indeed.com
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Online
    • State Employment Department
    • LBCC Employment Opportunities Website
    • Eugene Register Guard Newspaper
    • Other Online Website (specify below)
    • Other (specify below)
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Academic Transcript
Optional Documents
  1. License or Certificate
  2. Academic Transcript 2
  3. Academic Transcript 3
  4. Academic Transcript 4
  5. U. S. Veteran Proof of Honorable Discharge DD-214, Copy 4


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