OPS Research Staff - Coach

University Of Florida Gainesville , FL 32601

Posted 4 months ago

Classification Title:

OPS Sponsored Projects Non-Clerical

Job Description:

The Anita Zucker Center for Excellence in Early Childhood Studies is hiring 2 individuals to serve as coaches for an Institute of Education Sciences funded study: BEST in CLASS Elementary. BEST in CLASS aims to address the needs of children in Kindergarten 2nd grade at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders. The coach will provide support and training to teachers who participate in the BEST in CLASS Elementary research project. The coach will work approximately 18-20 hrs per week and work with a total of 4 teachers in their classrooms in area schools. This includes meeting weekly with teachers in person and providing follow-up correspondence via email. The coach will receive training on the BEST in CLASS coaching model.

Expected Salary:

$18-$22/hour Negotiable based on experience.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in general education, special education, early childhood, psychology, or other related fields

  • Ability to develop positive, supportive relationships with teachers

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills and attention to detail

  • Sufficient computer skills and comfort with Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Ability to multi-task and learn new information

  • Professional attitude and ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Sincere desire to assist teachers in helping young students with social-emotional and behavioral needs succeed

  • Valid driver's license

  • Previous teaching or coaching experience or direct instruction in schools in some capacity.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters' Degree in general education, special education, early childhood

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and three professional references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required: No

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OPS Research Staff - Coach

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