Instructional Coach (Secondary ELA)
POSITION TITLE: Instructional Coach (Secondary ELA)
REPORTS TO: Director of Curriculum
To address the professional development needs of specific groups of teachers, support staff and administrators district-wide in the area of instructional technology. To address the needs of specific groups of students who were previously identified as requiring special education services, including students who have dropped out of school and those who are at risk for school failure due to academic, social, or behavioral issues in the area of instructional technology; and work closely with the District’s Director of Curriculum and Instruction as well as a community advisory board.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities. (Other duties may be assigned)
Conducts Instructional Technology professional development sessions as scheduled in the district professional development plan
Oversee the organization and administration of the district’s instructional technology program.
Assist the buildings and district in implementing and monitoring Instructional Technology Software purchased by the district and state.
Direct services designed to assist students for the purpose of helping students successfully complete high school.
Assists in reviewing/revising curriculum documentations at the district and school level.
Facilitate various meetings (e.g. parent and student workshops, community and educational meetings, grant planning, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that outcomes for individual students achieve district and/or state objectives.
Lead students to existing credit recovery programs for the purpose of helping students meet credit requirements for graduation.
Assist with monitoring student assessment data information through software programs required by the Mississippi Department of Education for the purpose of ensuring compliance with state legal reporting requirements.
Research evaluate, and present best practice in instructional technology and recovery strategies for the purpose of re-engaging student at-risk and low-performing students.
Adheres to all GPSP policies and procedures as well as the Mississippi Educator Code of Ethics.
Work with students, staff, parents and guardians for the purpose of evaluating situations, solving problems, resolving conflicts, referring to appropriate professionals, and enhancing student success in school.
All certified employees are expected to work an 8 hour work day, usually 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted or as adjusted by the principal or supervisor.
Must clock in and out at the appropriate scheduled time assigned.
Shall dress in an appropriate professional manner.
All Central Office staff must inform their supervisor whenever leaving their office during the working day.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Building level Instructional Coaches
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: Bachelors of Arts degree in technology, education or informational technology, Master’s degree preferred.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Valid Mississippi Certifications/endorsements in computer/software technology, instructional /informational technology, or teaching.
115 Elementary Education (1-9) Endorsement
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Salary and work year to be established by the Board.
EVALUATIONS: Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with the provisions of the Board’s policy on Evaluation of Certified Personnel.
Approved by: Board of Trustees, Greenwood Public Schools
Date _________Reviewed and agreed to by:_______________________________ Date _________
Revised: September 8, 2016