POSITION OVERVIEW: The Instructional Coach will provide a research-based, coordinated coaching strategy for the education staff of the Head Start and Head Start Supplemental Assistance Program. They will be responsible to assess education staff to identify strengths, areas of needed support, and which staff would benefit from intensive coaching. The Instructional Coach will be responsible for modeling and supporting teaching practices consistent with the agency’s curricula and with the CLASS Instrument. Additionally, they will support staff with implementation of PBIS in their classrooms. This position will work closely with the Education Managers to support the education staff.




Level A – Must have a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in early childhood education or a related field with the equivalent credits in early childhood education with early childhood certification. The candidate must have demonstrated past exemplar teaching in a preschool setting. This individual should possess excellent communication and written skills. Must be able to successfully complete the CLASS certification process and maintain CLASS certification. Preferably proficient in utilizing The Creative Curriculum for Preschool and have experience implementing Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS).


Entry Level: $62,500 annual, Exempt


Full-Time Position: Monday through Friday, 40 hours per week


Benefits Include: Paid holidays, paid individual health care coverage and discounted family coverage, Vision, Retirement, Life & Disability Insurance, Annual and Sick Leave, Aflac Options, Family-friendly work environment


Location: Brookville, PA


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age, possess a valid PA driver’s license, and have Act 34, 151 & 114 clearances at time of hire.


Please submit a cover letter, resume, and employment application either online, by email to info@jcheadstart.com or by mail to Jefferson-Clarion Head Start, Inc., 18 Western Ave. Suite C, Brookville, PA 15825.


For our Employment Application or more information:

  • visit our agency website at www.jcheadstart.com
  • call 814-849-3660 ext. 100
  • email info@jcheadstart.com

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. EOE

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