Positive School Climate (PSC) District Coach

Job | Posted 2 months ago


Position: Positive School Climate(PSC) District Coach
                            Reports To:   District Administrator
     Salary Schedule / Grade:   Refer to DEA Salary Schedule
                      F.L.S.A Status:   Exempt
Job-specific Responsibilities
Positive School Climate (PSC) District Coaches coordinate and support the leadership of school-based and district teams through the process of establishing and maintaining the implementation of school- wide Positive School Climate framework.  PSC District Coaches have district level roles and responsibilities and support school-based teams. 
The Dayton Way

  • Support and maintain the District’s core principles in the areas of professionalism, instruction, culture, and customer service.  Demonstrate courage, compassion, patience, and a passion for Positive School Climate in daily activities.
  • Meet the challenges of delivering positive school climate in an urban school setting.  Provide training and initiatives to struggling school-based teams.
  • Navigate competing training initiatives and find ways to apply them to the District effectively.
  • Build confidence in District Leadership teams that Positive School Climate achievement is attainable through high expectations and sustained effort.
  • Collaborate and engage effectively with district and school teams to implement PSC strategies that promote success.
  • Build positive rapport and trust with teachers, administrators, students and families to facilitate their engagement in Positive School Climate efforts.
  • Participate in district-organized professional development activities and seek out opportunities for self-development to improve instruction design and delivery skills.
  • Assist with the coordination and leadership for district and school-based teams with action plan development and implementation by:
    • Assisting with facilitation, completion, and monitoring of District Leadership and Building Leadership Teams’ PSC Self-Assessments and implementation and action plans.
    • Assisting with the facilitation of monthly/quarterly school-based PSC network meetings.
    • Assisting with the creation and publication of quarterly PSC Newsletters.
    • Assisting with the coordination of district PSC website, including identification and upload of resources, videos, etc. to support the work of PSC district-wide.
    • Assisting with PSC professional development including content mastery, delivery of training sessions, and scheduling of training sessions.
  • Co-facilitate the collection, aggregation and utilization of data for decision-making by:
    • Co-facilitating the interpretation of data with school administrators
    • Monitoring schools’ data
    • Sharing data and information with school teams
    • Assisting and training others in the aggregation of data for assigned schools
    • Utilizing and analyzing district and school data for decision-making
Technical Assistance
  • Provide technical assistance to district and school-based teams regarding:
    • Readiness for implementation
    • Tier1/ Universal implementation (data-based decision-making, meeting schedules, communication with staff, teaching and acknowledgement systems, new team orientation, school board presentations, and action plans).
    • Classroom management
    • District-specific initiatives (i.e., culturally responsive, PSC, restorative practices, etc.).
  • Assist with the identification of training needs, arrangement of training experiences, and development of internal training capacity by:
    • Assisting in the development and completion of districtwide positive school climate training needs assessment.
    • Assisting in the development, coordination, revision, and monitoring of training plan for district.
    • Assisting in the development of training plans for each school-based team.
    • Participating in all appropriate positive school climate trainings (school-based teams, district, other relevant trainings).
    • Participating in and present at conferences and forums (as appropriate).
    • Developing internal training capacity of each school-based team and districtwide (facilitate appropriate school-based training).

  • Coping with Stress = think critically and solve problems in difficult situations; capable of handling interruptions effectively
  • Interpersonal Skills = successfully interact and engage with students, families, colleagues, administrators, and others; enjoy working with children
  • Presentation Skills = creatively share information verbally and in writing to build interest and engage student learners; organize and present information in meaningful, easy-to-understand ways
  • Adaptability and Flexibility = willingness to change methods and approaches as appropriate
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or have the legal right to work in the U.S.
  • Current and valid State of Ohio teaching licensure appropriate for the specific teaching position
  • Must pass Federal and Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation background check in accordance with Ohio Administrative Code Section 3301-83-06
Knowledge & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution in education, social work, or psychology
  • Experience and training with school-wide and classroom PBIS school improvement, response to intervention, behavior and academic supports.
  • Specific knowledge and skills in:
    • essential features of school-wide PBIS.
    • data collection system, fluency with data collection tools and data analysis for decision-making
    • evidence-based effective instructional practices.
    • evidence-based practices of classroom management.
    • monitoring interventions via teacher-based team meetings.
    • coaching competencies (i. e., establishing and maintaining positive relationships, communicating effectively, and facilitating team processes).
    • culturally responsive Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports.
    • restorative practices.
    • implement and evaluate progresses using monitoring tools (i.e., SAS, TFI, SET, BoQ, etc.).
  • Ability to support multiple schools simultaneously.
  • Experience developing, coordinating and facilitating staff development activities.
  • Ability to problem-solve and think critically.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Have ability to work collaboratively in a team situation. 
  • Demonstrable successful interactions with colleagues.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Other qualifications as deemed necessary.
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, stoop, and climb stairs
  • Occasionally lift and/or move lightweight items up to 40 lbs.
  • Work is performed in a classroom setting
  • Occasional exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and tissue
  • Occasional operation of a vehicle under inclement weather conditions.
  • Occasional interaction with unruly people.
  • Occasionally lift, carry, push, and pull various items up to a maximum of 40 pounds (100 pounds on wheels).
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, talk and hear.
  • Frequent requirement to sit, stand, walk, hear, see, read, speak, reach, stretch with hands and arms, crouch, kneel, stoop, and climb stairs.
  • Travels to meetings, professional development and work assignments

Posted By

Dayton Public Schools

4447 Hoover Ave. , Dayton , OH 45417

At the following locations

DPS Administrative Office - click website to apply

115 S. Ludlow St. , Dayton , OH 45402

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $13,686

% ELL Students


State Average: 3%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.87

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 294