The Pennsylvania Key is seeking several Infant Toddler Coaching Consultants to work directly with the OCDEL Early Head Start- Child Care Partnership agencies to support infant/toddler staff in child care facilities through a coaching initiative designed to address the fundamental work around classroom environments, pedagogical perspectives, child-staff interactions and engagement of children in learning/activities.

Coaches will implement a Practice Based Coaching approach to their work with center-based classroom staff and possibly family service staff. The consultant would also be asked to provide training as needed for staff.

This is a one-year position with a one-year contract that can be renewed annually. Consultants may be contracted between 16 hours and 20 hours per month depending on the region and the need. Counties in need of consultants include: Lawrence, Venango, Lancaster, Lebanon, Huntingdon, Berks, Chester, Philadelphia and Montgomery.

Interested candidates will possess at least 5 years of direct coaching/mentoring experience, a conceptual understanding of early learning systems in Pennsylvania and a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or relevant degree. Education and or expertise in infant/toddler practices and a familiarity with Early Head Start standards is preferred.

For consideration and more details please contact Kelly Williams at 717-515-7136 or kelwil@pakeys.org. Deadline to respond is Nov. 20, 2020.