Early Education Instructional Coach

Job | Posted 3 months ago
Position Areas
Business Education



  • 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.
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