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Clinch Valley Community Action (CVCA) is an equal opportunity employer.

CVCA is currently accepting resumes and applications for the following positions.  Completed applications can be submitted by mail to the address listed below. CVCA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • All applicants must complete criminal, child abuse/neglect search, and DMV background check forms
  • All employees are subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol testing throughout employment.
  • Applicants must possess a valid driver’s license and a good driving record.
  • Send separate application for each position and indicate which position/location for which applying

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT:  Head Start/Early Head Start Education Coach

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt, Part-time

RATE OF PAY: $15.50 hr.

NUMBER OF HOURS PER WEEK:  Average 20 hours per week for school year – 880 hours)

LOCATION:  Will work from the Main Office in North Tazewell

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Coach is responsible for assessing all education staff to identify strengths, areas of needed support, for which staff would benefit, including opportunities to be observed and receive feedback and modeling of effective teacher practices directly related to program performance goals; provides opportunities for education staff not identified for intensive coaching through the process to receive other forms of research-based professional development aligned with program performance goals.  Ensures that intensive coaching opportunities align with the program’s school readiness goals, curricula, and other approaches to professional development;

QUALIFICATIONS:   A minimum of a baccalaureate degree in early childhood education or related field; Candidate must have classroom experience and experience with adult learners. Understands social and economic background and developmental needs of children and families; Demonstrates knowledge of overall Head Start goals and philosophy; Exhibits effective interpersonal and communication skills; Maintains confidentiality; Be familiar with the ethnic background, be able to communicate in the language of families in the program and be able to serve and effectively communicate, to the extent feasible, with children and families with limited English proficiency;

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  The candidate must be interviewed, have references verified, have a sex offender registry check and obtain one of the following: (i) criminal history records, including fingerprint check; or (ii) Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history records, including fingerprint checks. A program has 90 days after an employee is hired to complete the background check process by obtaining: (i) Whichever check listed above was not obtained prior to the date of hire; and (ii) Child abuse and neglect state registry check, if available.  A pre-employment drug/alcohol test and a Sworn Disclosure statement will be completed.  After initial hire, must submit to Child Protective Services check, DMV check, TB Screening or PPD, and health examination. Must have first-aid certification and CPR certifications or be willing to obtain certifications. Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record, provide proof of automobile liability insurance, and be willing to use personal automobile for work purposes; Must submit to random, and if applicable, post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug/alcohol tests;

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Ability to lift minimum number of 50 pounds.   This position requires bending, lifting, walking, talking, seeing, sitting, running, stooping, speaking, and hearing;

PREFERENCES:  (Current and former Head Start parent, active Agency volunteers, current work experience participants, interns);

HOW TO APPLY:   (E-mail/Application/Resume’/In Person/Mail);

DEADLINE: Applications (or e-mails from current staff) will be accepted is Monday, July 17, 2017, 12:00 noon, or until such time the position is filled;

CONTACT INFORMATION:  Please submit e-mail with application/resume’ to, or mail to CVCA, P.O. Box 188, North Tazewell, VA  24630.  Application may be found on CVCA’s website at