Mentor, Education Outreach - Children's Learning Institute

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Mentor, Education Outreach - Children's Learning Institute

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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Category: Education / Child Care

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001O8

Position Summary:

Provides school-level support to private childcare providers, Head Start agencies, and school districts to ensure achievement of the goals and values of the Children’s Learning Institute. Trains and mentors classroom teachers and administrators in implementation of the Texas School Ready! Initiative. This candidate will facilitate virtual professional development sessions for Texas Rising Star mentors and provide feedback and support that allow them to apply new strategies to their day-to-day work. Experience creating resources and training, as well as facilitating training (in person/virtual), is preferred.

What we do here changes the world. UTHealth Houston is Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. That’s where you come in.

Once you join us you won't want to leave. It’s because we reward our team for the excellent service they provide. Our total rewards package includes the benefits you’d expect from a top healthcare organization (benefits, insurance, etc.), plus:

  • 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

  • Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave day, both vacation and sick time – all of which equates to around 37-38 days per year)

  • The longer you stay, the more vacation you’ll accrue!

  • Longevity Pay (Monthly payments after two years of service)

  • Build your future with our awesome retirement/pension plan!

We take care of our employees! As a world-renowned institution, our employees’ wellbeing is important to us. We offer work/life services such as…

  • Free financial and legal counseling

  • Free mental health counseling services

  • Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

  • Other employee discounts including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

  • Resources for child and elder care

  • Plus many more!

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Assists in designing and implementing professional development, mentoring, and technical assistance for classroom teachers.

  2. Collaborates with teachers to complete and interpret ongoing child progress monitoring data.

  3. Provides support to administrators through guidance with the Technical Assistance Plan for Texas School Ready! Certification including developing goals and improvement plans to ensure that quality services are provided to schools, teachers, and children.

  4. Maintains effective and timely written and oral communications with all constituencies.

  5. Reads, understands, interprets, and implements applicable policies, procedures, and project requirements.

  6. Provides information and guidance about the Texas School Ready! Certification system.

  7. Other duties as assigned.

Certification/Skills:

Certified teacher preferred.

Early childhood education experience preferred.

Experience working with teachers and directors in early learning program, Texas Rising Star, and experience with the core coaching competencies preferred.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum Experience:

Five years experience in teaching or related field

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

Veteran Information:

Military occupations that relate to the initial selection criteria and registration or licensure requirements for this position may include but are not limited to: 3215, 3F200, 3F211, 3F231, SEI20, 3230.

For a complete list please visit www.uthealth-veterans.jobs.

Residency Requirement:

Employees must permanently reside and work in the State of Texas.

If you are looking for a great healthcare career in Houston, visithttp://go.uth.edu/careers!

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealthHoustonhas adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealthHouston​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’sHoustonrules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.