Project Specialist 2 / Early Learning Coach

$20.13 - $29.52 hourly
  • Lane Community College
  • 4000 East 30th Avenue, Eugene, OR, USA
  • May 26, 2021
Full time Education: (i.e. Schools/Colleges of Education) Education: Jobs K - 12

Job Description


Lane Community College (Lane) is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Veteran / Disabled Employer embracing equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We encourage a safe and hospitable environment for women, minority, veteran, and disabled candidates.

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Department Information

Our Child and Family Education Department is seeking to hire a Project Specialist 2.

Lane employees must work and reside in the state of Oregon at the time their work is being performed.

The Early Learning Instructional Coach responds to coaching requests and referrals to provide reflective and relationship-based coaching to both teachers and instructional leaders, while also pro-actively supporting the implementation of Preschool Promise and other Early Learning Division programs. This position serves as a coach to early educators in family and center based childcare settings, school districts and other early education programs to meet program, classroom and teacher goals, best practice standards and increase the level of job-embedded professional development, collaborative routines and instructional leadership.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Education:

  • Bachelor degree in ECE or related field (Human Development, Child and Family Studies, Social Work, Sociology, Psychology) or a Step 10 on the Oregon Registry and coursework in ages three (3) to five (5) development.
  • A valid Oregon driver’s license and access to own transportation at the time of employment.

Required Experience:

  • Two (2) or more years of experience in an early childhood program with a focus on preschool.
    • Experience with children birth to five learn within the context of ongoing, meaningful relationships with important adults in their lives
    • Experience understanding of the needs of preschool children, their families, and those who work with them
    • Experience in programs that engage families in partnerships
    • Experience in effective teaching practices


  • Two (2) years of experience providing Technical Assistance and training, including coaching, to early education programs, providing classroom observations and/or home visits to families with young children

Conditions of Employment:

Successful applicants are required to pass a criminal background check.

Application Details


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  • This is a 1.0 FTE position working 40 hours per week based on grant and department need.
  • Provide all documents as requested; a resume may not take the place of any section of the application.
  • Unofficial or official transcripts are required for this position at the time of application. See the instructions below.
  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.



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