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Issue Date:  Friday, January 31, 2020
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  NEW POSITION
TITLE Early Childhood Pyramid Implementation Facilitator
Student Services Department / Milford, NE
M-F 8:00 am-4:00 pm
Funding Source: Grant Funded
GENERAL INFORMATION The Early Childhood Pyramid Implementation Facilitator supports internal coaches and partners across the Southeast Region (ESU 4, 5, 6) of Nebraska to implement evidence based practices that promote social, emotional and behavioral competence in young children. The Pyramid Model is a positive behavioral and intervention support model for early childhood.
DUTIES

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recognizes the unique abilities of individuals and assists others in valuing everyone’s contributions.
  • Maintains confidentiality with regards to all program/provider information and clearly distinguishes his/her personal opinions from the Department’s positions.
  • Provides support in the use of appropriate practices to promote child development and learning across developmental domains.
  • Assists teachers/caregivers to structure developmentally appropriate environments, routines, and interactions that contribute to positive outcomes for children and families.
  • Provides support in coaching about environments and opportunities which promote the child’s growth and development for any of the developmental domains, (language and literacy, health and physical development, approaches to learning, social emotional development, creative arts, science, mathematics).
  • Offers resources and strategies to staff to enhance facilitator-educator relationships, offer expert suggestions, and utilizes reflective practices in all meetings.
  • Is a conduit to state level public and private initiative leads to inform policy and improve practice and systems.
  • Focuses on specific tasks, skills, or techniques which can be mastered and measured.
  • If not already, become trained and reliable in the Teaching Pyramid Observation Tool (TPOT), Pyramid Modules, Early Childhood Coach training, Pyramid Coach Training.
  • Participates with and receive guidance from the NeMTSS state –level team including NDE/UNL co-leads and NeMTSS state coordinator.
  • Participates in Pyramid State Leadership Team meetings and workgroups as assigned.
  • Attends regularly scheduled meeting to complete readiness measures and benchmarks of quality.
  • Provides consultation, facilitation, system development including action planning, and fidelity assessment services to assigned region.
  • Provides training and technical assistance opportunities for regional team members, school districts, ESU and community professionals.
    • Promotes and assists in community-wide implementation of the Pyramid Model
  • Stays informed of evidence-based instructional materials, strategies, interventions, assessments, and technology for improved outcomes for all children.
  • Is aware of new research and best practices around early childhood MTSS and bring other team members through the PLC process when teams are blended.
  • Collaborates regularly with other MTSS Regional Consultants in Nebraska, ELC’s and ELC coach consultants, and community coach collaborative teams.
  • Maintains a record of all contacts, training and coaching activities.
  • Contributes to enhancement of NeMTSS.
  • Participates in ongoing professional learning opportunities at the state and national level.
  • Follows rules and responsibilities outlined by the early childhood NeMTSS grant holder.
  • Ability to travel, in state and out of state, including overnight stay.
  • Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this job.
QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education, Family & Consumer Science, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or a related field required. • At least 3-5 years experience working with young children (birth to age 5). • Knowledge and expertise regarding developmentally appropriate practices. • Foundational knowledge of Pyramid Model practice. • Successful completion of NDE Early Childhood Coach training and Pyramid Coach training. • Experience implementing the Pyramid Model in early care and education settings. • Experience and/or education in Adult learning. • Coaching experience. • Knowledge of early childhood systems in ability to collaborate. • Knowledge and experience in reflective practice. • Knowledge of program quality rating scales. • Knowledge of child outcome data, i.e. Teaching strategies GOLD. • Current NE Driver's License • Valid Nebraska Teaching Certificate preferred
SALARY RANGE Commensurate with education and experience.
PROCEDURE FOR APPLYING Deliver, mail or email ESU 6 application, cover letter, resume, certificate if applicable and transcripts to: Educational Service Unit 6; Attn: Nichole Hall, Director of Human Resources; 210 5th St.; Milford, NE 68405; Email: nichole.hall@esu6.org. All applications will be reviewed. Materials received after the application closing date may be given full consideration depending upon the number of applications received and other factors.
Position Begins: June or July 2020 (flexible); Contract Days: 220; Benefits Include: Health/Dental Insurance, Vision Service Plan, Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, Payflex (FSA), 403b, Nebraska Public Employees Retirement System (NPERS), Wellness Program, Paid Sick, Personal and Bereavement Leave.
Documents you will need to apply for this job:
EC Pyramid Implementation Facilitator Job Description download
ESU 6 Job Application - .doc download
ESU 6 Job Application - PDF download

Educational Service Unit 6 is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Milford Office: (main office) | 210 5th St | Milford, NE 68405 | Ph: 402-761-3341 | PH: 800-327-0091 | Fx: 402-761-3279
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