STEM/Science Instructional Coach (#322059)
The STEM/Science Instructional Coach will provide instructional support and collaborative coaching to teachers/instructional faculty as they work to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and school/district curriculum through a STEM-integrated model. The STEM/Science Instructional Coach will work with teachers to support best instructional practices through the use of data, analysis of school-wide trends in instruction and to make recommendations about potential next steps to address areas of need.
As an advisor and collaborator to our school's teachers/instructional faculty, the STEM/Science Instructional Coach is responsible for providing support in the designing of STEM units and lessons, providing content knowledge in STEM, analyzing data in order to modify curriculum and forms of assessment and sharing of best practices. The STEM/Science Instructional Coach's ultimate job is to work with STEM instructional teams to create effective learning experiences for students.
KNOWLEDGE, EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: • Strong records of helping students achieve academic success, primarily with students of color and low-income students. • Significant experience with STEM-related curriculum and the integration of the CCSS in the development of daily lesson planning. • Experience in analyzing data and using results to modify lesson plans. • Knowledge of and experience with backwards designed curricular models and Understanding by Design. • Significant experience with instructional best practices. • Ability to model positive and healthy character traits and habits, such as being organized, consistent and understanding. • Comfort and willingness to actively participate in school community. • Unquestioned integrity and commitment to the school's mission and willingness to serve the school community. • Experience in professional development and leadership roles working with adults. • Ability to plan, model, coach and provide feedback to individual teachers and teams of teachers to improve teaching and learning. • Experience implementing effective instructional practices, designing engaging lessons, using data and formative assessment in the classroom and implementing the four-tiered intervention system.