2019-405 - Pyramid Model Coach - Marconi Campus (Strait Area Region)

Nova Scotia Community College - Port Hawkesbury, NS (13 months ago)

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Pyramid Model Coach (TS9)


Marconi Campus

Cape Breton Region

Sydney, Nova Scotia and Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia

School of Access, Education and Language
Term, Full-Time Position (located within the Strait Region): Commencing approximately January 2, 2020 and ending approximately August 21, 2020

Application deadline is 4PM, December 10, 2020

Competition No. 2019-405

Salary range: $41,066.29 to $48,222.40 annually


What you will be doing…

Reporting to the Academic Chair, School of Access, Education and Language at Marconi Campus and working as a team member, you will implement and support the regional NSCC Early Childhood Development Support Centres, specific location to be determined. Location will be within the Strait Area Region.

On a daily basis the Pyramid Model Coach provides professional development and program coaching to build the capacity of early childhood educators, pre-primary and child-care centres, to support young children's social, emotional and behavioural competency.


You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand your position as a role model to each of our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC's mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience:
The minimum educational qualification for this position is a post-secondary diploma or degree in Early Childhood Studies or a related field. A post-secondary degree in Adult Education would be considered an asset
You have a minimum of five years of recent and related occupational experience in Early Childhood Education field, specifically child development and developmentally appropriate practices
Occupational experience that includes planning, implementing and managing projects would be considered an asset
You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Word and Excel
You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology in advancing your work
Experience in training/facilitation preparation, delivery and evaluation would be considered an asset
Clear Criminal Record, Vulnerable Sector and Child Abuse Register checks
Valid First Aid Certification
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion
You possess excellent interpersonal skills and are able to interact at all levels of an organization
You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction
Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment
You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in the early childhood education field and have knowledge of the issues and concerns facing the sector
You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills
You are a strong communicator both written and oral
You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to proposal writing
You have proven records and information management skills and abilities specifically related to the early childhood education field
You are a creative self-starter with a strong work ethic and a commitment to excellence.
Ability to speak French would be considered an asset
Work With Us

You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia's economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change.
You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.
You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publically accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.
You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. NSCC campuses are located on the traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq People. Nova Scotia Community College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Nikki Berrigan at nikki.berrigan@nscc.ca Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.

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