Middle School Instructional Coach 2020-2021

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Start Date
08/01/2020

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
 
Job Title: Instructional Coach/Interventionist – Middle School
Reports to: Principal
Classification--Certified
Salary:  Location on NC State Salary Schedule
Length of Contract 12-month
 
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.
Job Summary
The Middle School Instructional Coach/Interventionist will work as a colleague with classroom teachers to support student learning in all content areas. The Instructional Coach/Interventionist will focus on individual and group professional development that will expand and refine the understanding of research-based effective instruction. In order to fulfill these expectations, the Instructional Coach/Interventionist will provide personalized support that is based on the goals and identified needs of individual teachers in support of the school improvement action plan.
Essential Job Functions
· Facilitate the intellectual and professional development of teachers.
· Create positive relationships with teachers and administrators.
· Communicate and demonstrate research-based instructional practices that result in increased student performance and improved classroom environment.
· Communicate effectively with all members of the school district and community.
· Encourage professional growth and provide organized, individual and/or group learning opportunities for teachers.
· Assist teachers with designing instructional decisions based on assessment data and culturally responsive practices.
· Assist teachers in creating materials that are in alignment with curriculum.
· Instruct and support teachers with curriculum software products, and classroom/curriculum related technologies.
· Provide support in analyzing student assessment data.
· Support, implement and assess various instructional programs and program effects on student achievement.
· Participates in goal/plan setting and evaluation.
 
Ancillary Job Functions
 
· Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of curriculum and subject matter
· Assist teachers with specific classroom activities when requested.
· Provide support for classroom motivation and management strategies.
· Monitor intervention programs and student progress by observing and meeting with teachers.
· Develops resources for Tier 2 interventions and provides Tier 2/3 interventions when appropriate.
· Participates in building action planning working toward school goals.
· Collaborates with building principals and Title 1 staff to conduct needs assessment and plan for and monitor Title 1 programs.
· Provide assistance in researching instructional and/or curriculum issues.
· Model lessons when appropriate.
· Manage time and schedule flexibility that maximizes teacher schedules and learning.
· Work positively toward meeting identified district and building improvement goals.
· Assist with development of district curriculum, instruction and assessments.
· Attend workshops/conferences to learn about new innovative instructional strategies.
 
Required Qualifications
Required qualifications to effectively perform the job at the time of hire. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience will be considered. Additional requirements and/or substitutions may be requested and require the approval of HR.
· Bachelor’s degree in Education.
· North Carolina teaching certificate.
· Ability to provide encouragement and emotional support to teachers.
 
Preferred Qualifications
Highly desired education, training, and/or experience that may be helpful in performing the job, if applicable.
· Experience in an instructional coaching or related role.
· 5 or more years successful teaching experience at the Middle School level
· Reading specialist certification.
· Master’s degree in Education.
 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
 
May be representative, but not all-inclusive, of those commonly associated with this position.
 
· Ability to multitask, manage large projects, and adhere to deadlines.
· Ability to keep up-to-date with current events and technologies in the business and postsecondary sectors.
· Self-motivated.
· Ability to maintain curricular and industry knowledge.
· Ability to facilitate meetings and professional development opportunities.
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
· Knowledge using a variety of assessment tools.
· Knowledge of researched-based instructional strategies that engage all students.
· Willingness and ability to assume a leadership position.
· Normal office/classroom conditions and moderate noise levels.
 
Physical Requirements
 
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
 
· Regularly required to talk and listen.
· Must be able to have repetitive wrist/hand/finger movement to work on computer and/or related office equipment.
 

Posted By

Washington County School District

37 East Millpond Road, Roper, NC 27970
 
Insights
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$12,039

State Average: $8,494

% ELL Students

4%

State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio

14.76

State Average: 15.55

% IEP Students

11%

State Average: 13%

FTE

250

State Average: 565