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Early Childhood Education Academic Coach - Grant Funded

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Apply now Job no: 494356
Work type: Full time
Location: Harper College Main Campus (Palatine)
Categories: Professional/ Technical
Salary: $28.83 Per Hour Full - Time 9 Month Position
Pay Grade: PT Salary
Division: Provost
Department: Business/Social Sciences

Grant Funded Position: Yes

Schedule Information: Monday-Friday, some evenings may be required

Hours per Week: 37.5

Benefits: Health, Dental, Life & Disability; Sick, Vacation, & Holiday Pay, Personal Business, Harper Tuition Waivers; and Professional Expense funds.

Work Conditions: Work is primarily indoor and sedentary in nature.

Duties of Position: Serves as a liaison between faculty, ECE students, and other areas of the college to develop and deliver intervention strategies to help with student persistence and completion goals. Support the efforts of the Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity at Harper College. Provide academic support and tutoring to students, especially in the areas of writing, organization and reading comprehension.

Provides academic support including study skills, test-taking, time management, motivation, concentration, reading strategies, and note-taking.

Supports ECE students to develop into stronger, more confident writers.

Works with ECE faculty to understand course requirements.

Provides support for functions in ECE, including all ECACE (Early Childhood Access Consortium for Equity) functions.

Participates in ongoing cross training with other tutors with the purpose of proving exceptional service and accurate information to students and other Harper College stakeholders regarding Start Smart, Learning Communities, etc.

Tutors students individually and in groups for ECE courses.

Assists students in understanding subject material and encourages successful study practices

Maintains records of students tutored and collaborates with faculty and support specialist to meet grant requirements

Performs related duties as assigned

Educational Requirements: Bachelor's Degree (Early Childhood Education / Education preferred)

Experience Requirements: 1-year minimum Tutoring Experience. Able to work with minimal supervision and within a team-oriented environment. Analysis, troubleshooting and excellent communication skills. Excellent customer relationship skills (communication, setting and meeting expectations, listening, etc.).

Application Review Date: Applications are accepted until the position is filled though priority will be given to applications received on or before:  June 22, 2022

Required Documents: ***A resume and cover letter are required to complete the application process***

* Official transcripts required upon hire 
* Employment is contingent upon Criminal Background Check.
* Employment sponsorship is not available.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.

Harper College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create an inclusive learning and working environment where individual differences and identities are respected, valued and embraced. We encourage women, people from historically underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply.


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Last Updated: 6/23/22