Dyslexia Instructional Coach

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Description

Primary Purpose:

Provides coaching and support to classroom teachers to ensure the continuous development of instructional skills specific to dyslexia among assigned teachers. Evaluate the performance of assigned classroom teachers.

Qualifications:

Education/Certification:
Master’s degree from accredited university preferred
Valid Texas teaching certificate
 
Special Knowledge/Skills:
Knowledge of dyslexia, dyslexia intervention, curriculum design and implementation
Ability to interpret data and evaluate instruction programs and teaching effectiveness
Ability to develop and deliver training to adult learners
Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
 
Experience:
3 years teaching experience in dyslexia

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Staff Development

  1. Work collaboratively with assigned classroom teachers to establish realistic and measureable objectives related to both the teacher’s individual professional development and student learning.
  2. Support the continuous professional growth and improvement of teacher dyslexia instructional skills through coaching and collaborative problem solving.
  3. Observe classroom instruction and provide feedback and coaching to classroom teachers to facilitate improvement and innovation. Demonstrate dyslexia-teaching strategies with students in classroom.
  4. Evaluate teacher effectiveness in accordance with established district programs.
  5. Plan and provide appropriate dyslexia staff development for teachers, administrators, and staff.

Instructional and Program Management

  1. Work with teachers to analyze and interpret student data and use findings to develop and apply instructional strategies.
  2. Develop curricular or behavioral support materials as needed.
  3. Disseminate information regarding current research and significant developments on the state and national levels in area assigned.

Other

  1. Compile, maintain, and file all reports, records, and other documents required.
  2. Comply with policies established by federal and state law, State Board of Education rule, and local board policy.
  3. Follow district safety protocols and emergency procedures.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

None.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:

Tools/Equipment Used: Standard office equipment including personal computer and peripherals
Posture: Prolonged sitting; occasional bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting
Motion: Repetitive hand motions, frequent keyboarding and use of mouse; occasional reaching
Lifting: Occasional light lifting and carrying (less than 15 pounds)
Environment: Work inside; frequent districtwide travel; occasional statewide travel
Mental Demands: Work with frequent interruptions; maintain emotional control under stress
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FUND SOURCE:  Dyslexia Grant Award Program  
LENGTH OF GRANT/POSITION:  2022-2023 and 2023-2024
FEDERALLY FUNDED:  The salary for this position is be paid from federal funds.  Federally funded
positions are supplemental and therefore subject to available federal funds

Posted By

Salado Ind School District

601 N. Main Street , Salado, TX 76571
 

At the following locations

District Wide

601 N. Main , Salado, TX 76571