Help Build Healthier Schools. Become an Educator Wellness Coach!

At Opportunity Thrive, we’re working to build healthier schools by helping educators thrive physically, emotionally, and mentally. Will you join us by becoming an Educator Wellness Coach?

About Opportunity Thrive

Opportunity Thrive is a small, non-profit organization located in West Michigan. After a successful first year implementing our Educator Wellness Program (EWP) across the state, we are currently accepting applications for EWP coaches.

About Coaching

Are you a current or former educator with a passion for supporting the wellbeing of educators? We invite you to apply to become an Educator Wellness Coach!

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Requirements

  • Attendance at training on October 5 & 6, 2021 or December 3 & 4, 2021

  • Bachelor’s degree in an education-related field

  • Experience in the educational field

  • Ability to work effectively with educators of diverse cultures

  • Able to dedicate 30 hours per “coachee,” which includes:

    • Pre-coaching setup

    • Coaching sessions (minimum 1 per month)

    • Post-coaching follow-up

  • A commitment to continuously improving coaching techniques through professional development by attending Cohort Conversations (hosted by Opportunity Thrive) once per month

  • Ability to utilize virtual platforms to facilitate coaching

Expectations

  • Design, prepare, and maintain individual coaching/wellness plans

  • Develop and implement creative, organized, and engaging sessions with coachees

  • Differentiated coaching to support educators in this learning process

  • Appropriately assess and evaluate coachees in their growth/progress

  • Actively collaborate with your coaching cohort

  • Maintain confidentiality of coachees and their stories

  • Attend and actively participate in professional development activities on coaching

  • Other additional responsibilities as assigned by Coaching Supervisor

Compensation

Compensation is $100.00 per active coaching session for a maximum of $1,000.00 per coachee, per school year.

 

To participate in the training, all coaches will be asked to pay $50 to cover the cost of books, food, and other materials.

Apply Now

Email your completed application directly to: kslager@opportunitythrive.org

Hear What A Current Coach Has to Say

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