Early Education Instructional Coach

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Description

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or equivalent coursework in early childhood education (30 hours minimum) with early education teaching experience.
  • Such alternatives to the above qualifications as the Board may find appropriate and acceptable.
 
Fair Labor Standards Act Status:  Non-exempt
 
Reports To:
Assistant Superintendent and Director of Head Start
 
Job Goal:
Provide instructional support to all Early Education staff  focusing on building teachers’ knowledge and skills in order to improve student achievement
 
Performance Responsibilities:
  • Provide professional development follow-up training and support.
  • Support curriculum development work, which includes ensuring internal and external alignment, developing curriculum maps and identifying resources.
  • Work with building administrators and teachers in using data to improve individual and school performance.
  • Mentor new and experienced teachers through intensive coaching as well as group coaching based upon specific criteria.
  • Coaching will include observations, modeling, and debriefing and reflection opportunities between coach and classroom staff.
  • Work with teachers on developing and implementing assessments effectively, both across the district and within classrooms.
  • Serve as instructional coaches by modeling and supporting teachers in the implementation of all instructional improvements.
  • Assists teachers in integrating technology into classroom instruction.
  • Supports staff through buildings and age levels in implementing effective professional development.
  • Promotes the sharing of teaching techniques and good instructional practice among Early Education staff throughout the district.
  • Support principals in the area of curriculum and instruction.
  • Work with teachers to meet the instructional needs of at-risk learners.
  • Provide targeted assistance to buildings/staff who fail to meet state performance standards and/or federal standards.
  • Maintains professional competence through in-service education activities provided by the district and self-selected professional growth activities.
  • Support the administration of group standardized tests in accordance with district testing program (does not include early education).
  • Participates in curriculum development programs as required.
  • Submit initial physical upon hire then every two (2) years thereafter
  • Submit initial tuberculin screening upon hire
  • Other duties as assigned
 
Terms of Employment:
The Early Education Teaching and Learning Coach will be employed for a ten (10) month position. Salary and work year to be established by the Board
 
Required Testing:
Pre-employment medical physical exam and essential functions test (EFT) required.
 
Work Environment/conditions:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works indoors with minimal temperature variations and under conditions with risk of injury and/or illness.  The employee may also occasionally work with cleaning chemicals.  The noise level of the work environment is usually moderate, but occasionally can be loud.  Generally the job requires 5 % sitting, 50% standing, and 45% walking.
 
Physical Demands:
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, use hands and fingers, and talk and hear.

  • The employee is frequently required to bend at the neck.
  • The employee is frequently required to climb or balance, reach, bend, crouch or crawl, squat, stoop, and kneel.
  • The employee must frequently lift, carry and/or hold, push, or move up to 50 pounds.
 
Evaluation:
Performance of this job will be evaluated by immediate supervisor(s) in accordance with provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel.

 

Posted By

Independence School District

201 N Avenue , Independence, MO 64050
 

At the following locations

101-District Wide/location to be decided

201 N Avenue , Independence, MO 64050