Job Description: When children's social and emotional health is compromised, it can create significant challenges for children leading to failure in school, inability to make and sustain friendships, and negative feelings about themselves. One in five children enters kindergarten with poor social development skills; it’s difficult for them to join others in play, they don’t have the ability to make and keep friends; and they do not positively interact with their peers. Children from the lowest income levels are the least likely to have positive social interactions upon entrance to kindergarten. South Carolina Association of Community Action Partnerships (SCACA) is seeking highly qualified individuals to serve as Mental Health Consultants for its Early Head Start Child Care Partnerships (EHS-CCP) Program. SCACAP provides Early Head Start child care services in nine (9) counties through thirteen (13) Child Care Partners across the state of South Carolina.
Potential candidates for this position should meet the following criteria:
Job Description: Under the supervision of the SCACAP EHS CCP Education Coordinator, the SCACAP EHS CCP Teacher Mentor is responsible for mentoring and coaching center based and home based teaching staff, promoting staff growth and development and positive child outcomes. Ensure the delivery of high quality education services in compliance with all performance standards, licensing requirements, policies, procedures and quality initiatives.