JobID 312 : Districtwide: Instructional Coach (#1966199)
The Instructional Coach, under the supervision of the Chief Academic Officer, will work as a colleague with classroom teachers to support student learning. The Instructional Coach will focus on individual and group professional development that will support teachers’ ability to provide students with effective, research-based instruction. The Instructional Coach will provide support that is based on the goals and identified needs of individual teachers.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:
- Collaborate with campus administrators to identify teachers in need of support and development.
- Conduct frequent, non-evaluative classroom observations in order to assess areas of strength and areas of needed improvement.
- Collaborate with teachers to develop instructional improvement plans.
- Support teachers in meeting goals outlined in their instructional improvement plan through various means such as providing resources, co-planning lessons, and model teaching.
- Provide teachers with regular feedback on progress towards goals.
- Organize and maintain all instructional improvement plans and share data with campus administrators and other stakeholders in order to ensure teachers are provided consistent feedback.
- Collaborate with campus administrators and the Chief Academic Officer to diagnose campus and district-wide training needs and develop action plans.
- Assist campus administration in ensuring that all state and federal training requirements are met.
- In collaboration with campus administrators and CAO create and facilitate professional development sessions as needed.
- Engage in continuous development and search for ideas, resources, and strategies to strengthen coaching practices.
- Performs any and all other duties as assigned by the Chief Academic Officer.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Ability to speak effectively before groups of constituents or employees of organization.
- Ability and/or willingness to learn to use and understand Microsoft Office for spreadsheets, letters, calendar invites, and other written communications in order to effectively communicate information with employees, administration and the Board.
- Ability to evaluate teacher effectiveness, facilitate various group sizes, gather and analyze data in order to make improvement recommendations.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Knowledge of learning theory, classroom management and best instructional practices.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to grasp, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and /or move up to 25 pounds.
- Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.
- Valid teaching certification with ESL certification.
- Must meet Highly Qualified status.
- Three years of classroom teaching experience preferred.
- Reliable means of transportation.