Early Childhood Coach

playLab NYU
Date Posted: 10/07/2017
Salary / Wage:
Location: Suffolk County, Long Island, New York
Job Type: Other


playLab Description

playLab studies the development of young children and the unique role of play in their lives. We are currently seeking part-time early childhood coach(es) to work with Early Head Start teachers and collaboratively develop tailored coaching plans to improve classroom practice.



Þ Observe Early Head Start classrooms using the ITERS-R/ECERS-R tools

Þ Focus on specific tasks, skills, or techniques of the developing child

Þ Assist teachers to structure and develop environments, routines, and interactions in developmentally appropriate ways to support overall child development  

Þ Encourage, support, motivate, and work interactively with teachers to develop a coaching plan and implement ongoing goals related to specific developmental domains



Þ Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, or a related field

Þ Candidates with experience collecting classroom observations using the ITERS-R/ECERS-R tools preferred

Þ Experience coaching or in an early childhood setting is a plus

Þ Experience working with Early Head Start or knowledge of Early Head Start standards

Þ Excellent oral/written communication skills, competent interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills

Application Instructions:

To Apply

If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter

with subject line “Early Childhood Coach” to playlabnyu@gmail.com by October 15th  2017

The review of applicants will begin immediately. Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Additional Information:

Additional Information

Þ Need a minimum of 6 months commitment, with possibility of extended time

Þ Need a car and willingness to travel to Suffolk County, Long Island

Þ This is a paid position, commensurate with experience 

     * Position is contingent upon funding