Early Childhood Mentor/Coach (Pender, NE Location)

Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership’s Early Childhood Education Program has an exciting opportunity for a MENTOR/COACH. This position is based in Pender, NE. 40 hours per week M-F. Hourly wage plus benefits. The Mentor/Coach is assigned to Head Start and Early Head Start Education and Home-Based Staff to contact, observe, model, coach, and mentor on a regular basis, providing information to other, and implementing and maintaining services within established guidelines and principles. A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree required. Agency application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information are located on our website www.nencap.org by clicking Employment or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed Agency application with education credentials or transcripts. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667. Position open until filled.

  • EOE
  • 80% Federally Funded
  • Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY: The Mentor/Coach is assigned to Head Start and Early Head Start Education and Home-Based Staff to contact, observe, model, coach, and mentor on a regular basis, providing information to others, and implementing and maintaining services within established guidelines and principles. Assist in the mentoring and training of education staff to support school readiness measures and program quality. Conduct classroom observations and provide feedback to teachers improving teach-child interactions and curriculum implementation that supports positive child outcomes towards school readiness. Provide technical support and assistance to classroom teachers as assigned, including direct coaching and mentoring of education staff to improve instructional practices and classroom quality. Provide reflective coaching and mentoring to the teachers to ensure the implementation of education program reflects NENCAP philosophy and curriculum. Ensure teacher-child interactions and instruction is responsive, intentional, and developmentally appropriate to ensure children are provided socially supportive, organized, and instructionally meaningful interactions to support their development and learning.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or other related degree required. 

WAGE & BENEFITS: Wage starting at $20.00 per hour, plus benefits. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. Benefits are paid at 100% for our full-time employees! Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401k Retirement.