Quality Coach - Tulsa, OK

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $50,000
Maximum: $50,000

Published

06/08/2018

Address

Tulsa
Oklahoma
United States

Description

About Jumpstart

Jumpstart is a national early education organization that recruits and trains college students and community volunteers to work with preschool children in low-income neighborhoods. Through a research based curriculum, Jumpstart children develop the language and literacy skills they need to be ready for school, setting them on a path to close the achievement gap before it is too late. Join us to work toward the day every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed! Learn more at www.jstart.org.


Position Overview

In order to ensure positive outcomes for children, the Quality Coach is responsible for managing a team of Jumpstart Members to advance Jumpstart’s classroom-based programming and the impact it has on children. The individual in this role coaches teams of Jumpstart Members to create and manage classroom environments that drive significant gains for children. The Quality Coach provides observation and feedback and coaching and modeling on a regular basis to strengthen classroom practice. The Quality Coach reports directly to the Director of Field Programs, Classroom Impact.


The Quality Coach, in partnership with other field staff, will launch the Tulsa program in Summer 2018. The Quality Coach will continue to build off of the groundwork set during the summer, while solidifying and continuing to develop new school and community partnerships in Tulsa, OK. The Quality Coach works in conjunction with key campus personnel and Jumpstart’s staff to implement the Jumpstart program model. The Quality Coach represents Jumpstart in key community initiatives and with a variety of stakeholders.  


Specific Responsibilities

Programmatic Impact

  • Implement quality assurance and coaching processes for designated Jumpstart programs
  • Collaborate closely with Volunteer Manager and staff on program implementation
  • Implement continuous improvement processes to strengthen team and classroom outcomes, and ensure Jumpstart’s standards are met
  • Implement trainings for Team Leaders and Jumpstart Members around classroom impact
  • Coach Team Leaders and teams of Jumpstart Members to increase their ability to meet children’s needs and increase cultural competency of Jumpstart’s programming in the classroom
  • Access and refine resources related to coaching and early childhood topics to inform practices


Management and Operations

  • Coaching of Jumpstart Members and direct management of several Team Leaders
  • Manage relationships with Jumpstart’s preschool partners, including Tulsa Public Schools, and other key stakeholders
  • Participate in team meetings and trainings
  • Implement trainings for Team Leaders and Jumpstart Members
  • Design and implement trainings for individual teams to ensure strong child outcomes
  • Work with faculty at university partners in the design and management of training and courses


Program Management

  • Launch program in Summer 2018 in partnership with Volunteer Manager
  • Work with faculty who can assist with Jumpstart member training and recruitment, and institution of higher education and preschool program partner relationships
  • Cultivate and manage campus relations to ensure sustainability and success of the program on campus
  • Develop and implement family workshops in collaboration with community partners
  • Lead the participation of Jumpstart in pre-k enrollment efforts in partnership with Impact Tulsa
  • Manage member files to Corporation for National and Community Service and/or Grantee specifications
  • Prepare and submit reports on site fiscal and programmatic performance in partnership with the Volunteer Manager
  • Manage databases for attendance, child data, fiscal, and members’ timesheets


Qualifications

Required

•     Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required

•     Commitment to Jumpstart’s core values: learning, connection, determination, joy and kindness

•     At least 1-2 years of professional experience in an early childhood classroom  

•     Understanding of early childhood education practices

•     Strong organizational skills along with ability to be flexible in a dynamic environment

•     Analytical thinking and strong problem solving skills

•     Ability to take initiative

•     Commitment to creating an inclusive environment and working with diverse populations of students and communities

•     Solid public speaking, presentation and written communication skills

•     Competency in Microsoft software, especially Outlook, Excel, Word and Power Point

•     Ability and willingness to travel to assigned locations/sites as necessary

•     Experience and comfort working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and communities


Preferred or Ideal

•     Master’s degree in early childhood education

•     Previous classroom teaching experience

•     Prior experience/interest in social justice or diversity, equity, and inclusion work


Travel 

Approximately 25% local travel 

Benefits

Excellent benefits package, including health, dental, and vision plans; generous PTO and sick time; paid holidays; and a 401k plan with an employer match, along with a great work environment! 

Level of Language Proficiency

English fluency required

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

https://www.jstart.org

Please complete an online application. Both a cover letter and resume are required to complete your application. Applications without a cover letter may not be considered. Candidates will be reviewed on an on-going basis. Please upload/attach your resume to your applicant profile as well as your cover letter.


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