Are you an inspired, dedicated, high-achieving professional who is committed to building a better future for our children, families, and your community? If so, join us at Acelero Learning, a Head Start organization recognized for excellence and innovation nationwide. Together with Shine Early Learning, we support partner programs across the country in creating positive outcomes for the families and children served.
Working as an Early Learning Inclusion Specialist at Acelero Learning will give you the opportunity to work as part of a team to ensure school readiness for the children we serve, including those with disabilities and special needs
Are you ready to lead by example?
Why Acelero Learning?
• Average 5 weeks paid time off during 1st year of employment
• Comprehensive benefits, including 401K matching and 100% vesting program
• Career growth opportunities
• Caring, supportive, FUN, working environment
• Ability to make a difference in the lives of the children and families we serve
To be successful and to thrive in this role, you should have great communication and written skills that encompass effective practices in the following areas:
• Ensure full implementation of all aspects of Acelero Learning’s Early Learning methodology and system of recordkeeping, reporting, and ongoing monitoring. This includes using the Early Learning Inclusion Specialist Success Rubric (ELIS-SR) to self-assess and set goals for continual growth.
• Support Center Directors in coaching and mentoring of teaching staff using CLASS, the Teacher Success Rubric and other teaching performance tools reliably (e.g. TPOT/TIPITOS and ERS)
• Support Center Directors in effectively facilitating professional learning communities related to curriculum planning and assessment data.
• Support teaching staff in all areas of educational quality, in particular, implementing differentiated instruction for children with special needs or challenging behaviors.
• Ensure timely identification, referral, identified services and transition support for children with disabilities.
• Participate in ongoing recruitment of children with disabilities by establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with LEA and Part C agencies.
• Work with Center Directors and Teachers to apply and analyze performance-based assessment data with the goal of utilizing results for planning and individualizing instruction.
• Track and analyze child outcomes and program quality assessment data; use the data to make program development recommendations.
• Assist the education team in planning and implementing comprehensive, differentiated, and sequential professional development for education staff.
• Assist in the interviewing, on-boarding, coaching, and training of teaching staff and Center Directors
• Provide coverage for the Center Directors when needed.
This position is required to work onsite to meet the needs of our organization and the community we serve.
Requirements: BA/BS in Early Childhood Education– OR BA/BS in related field with at least six (6) courses in Early Childhood Education plus experience teaching preschool aged children, Master’s Degree. P-3 Teacher and Special Education certification preferred, experience working with Infant and Toddlers, teaching, supervising and coaching in an early childhood setting, serving children with disabilities and an eagerness to adopt our values: Embracing Diversity, Teamwork & Community, Data-Informed Learning, Open Communication, and Follow-Through.
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy workplace.
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