The Coaching Manager is responsible for supervising Tier Two and Tier Three coaches to ensure that their work is completed with fidelity and quality. The Coaching Manager builds and maintains a collaborative Professional Learning Community amongst the coaches and ensures consistency and continuous improvement in coaching practices.
Coach Early Learning Business Practices
The Early Learning Business Practices Coach is responsible for providing direct, individualized program-level support to Indiana early education and care programs who are seeking to increase their business acumen and will benefit from one-on-one and/or group coaching. The Early Learning Business Practices Coach is deployed to support early learning programs using a set of universal resources including but not limited to tools, job-aids, templates, and facilitated conversations, and instructor-led training. Coaching occurs both in-person and virtually for individuals and groups of early childhood program leaders.
Manager Strategic Partnerships
The Manager – Strategic Partnerships is responsible for cultivating and managing successful relationships with national, state, and local organizations to benefit the strategic vision of SPARK Learning Lab’s technical assistance efforts. The Manager of Strategic Partnerships researches, builds and develops new partnerships with the content expertise and geographical service area to maximize SPARK’s technical assistance, supports the Deputy Director of Strategic Initiatives in creating the scope and deliverables for partnerships, and oversees the on-going management of partnership agreements with specific areas of focus including business support and mental health support, as well as others.
Deputy Director Strategic Initiatives
The Deputy Director – Strategic Initiatives is responsible for technical assistance services that are provided to and respects the diversity of Indiana’s early childhood education and care programs, including but not limited to on-demand, in-person, and online facilitated learning experiences; peer to peer learning opportunities; and in-person and online coaching. Specific strategic initiatives will include the expansion of business support and mental health support, Better Together, and statewide implementation of the Go NAPSACC assessment offered by SPARK Learning Lab, as well as others.
The Administrative Assistant will work to provide administrative support to the SPARK Learning Lab Deputy Directors. This position will initiate and coordinate the administrative functions required in effective implementation of administrative policies of the program.
Well Being and Engagement Specialist
The Well Being & Engagement Specialist creates opportunities for all early childhood education and care professionals in Indiana to authentically engage with families, children, and their community in programs that are mentally, socially, and emotionally healthy for all. By collaborating with a team of content experts and instructional designers in an innovative, data-informed environment, the Well Being & Engagement Specialist identifies, develops, and delivers skill-based resources and learning opportunities utilizing research-driven best practices.
SPARK Positive Change for Your Career!
- Competitive salaries
- 401K with matching
- Paid time off during first year of employment
- Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
- Life, Accidental & Disability Insurance
- FSA and Dependent Care Accounts
- Tuition Reimbursement Programs
- Employee Wellness Programs