Job Posting: Early Childhood Learning Innovation Coach

From the Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation

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Early Childhood Learning Innovation Coach

Job Summary:

The Coach builds capacity of child and family-serving professionals across Dodge and Jefferson Counties to successfully activate TalkReadPlay, support strong, resilient families and promote the social and emotional learning of young children. The Coach utilizes evidence-based resources to support community partners in structuring environments, routines and interactions that that measurably improve social-emotional outcomes for children and families and dramatically increase school and reading readiness.

Specifically, the Coach helps early childhood educators, children’s library staff and other family-serving agencies to embed the principals of TalkReadPlay, Mind in the Making, the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework, the Pyramid Model and Trauma Informed Care into daily practice. The coach helps these community partners to effectively engage families so that parents thrive as child’s first teacher.

About Us:

The Greater Watertown Community Health Foundation is a catalyst for positive, lasting and measurable health improvement across the region. Our vision is a thriving community where everyone enjoys good health and wellbeing.

Our Mission? To inspire collaboration, mobilize resources and encourage innovation that measurably contributes tothe wellbeing of our community.

Big challenges demand big solutions

GWCHF is a connector – bringing together the people, organizations and resources needed to create lasting change. We believe that transforming community health requires more than just writing a check. It requires listening. Engaging. Empowering the “doers” of our community to apply their talents to create a healthier tomorrow.

GWCHF strategically focuses our resources to “move the needle” on community health indicators. We value collaboration, maximizing community assets and improving health over the long-term. We invest in root cause solutions to create sustainable change.

To view a pdf of the full job description as well as application instructions, click here.

Melissa Minkoff