Instructional Specialist - Science (Title Funded) - Spring Woods Middle - School Year 2024-2025

Job | Posted 2 months ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Spring Branch Independent School District
Job Description
Instructional Specialist - Science (Title Funded)

Job Title: Instructional Specialist - Science (Title Funded) Reports To: Building Principal Classification: Professional Wage/Hour Status: Exempt Days: 199 Salary: See Compensation Plan for Administrative/Professional Pay Plan, Pay Grade 104 Contract: Probationary/Term Date Revised: 5/9/2024 Primary Purpose The primary purpose of this position is to focus on providing teachers with the pedagogical support to effectively leverage technology for science in the classroom. This position requires a student-centered learning philosophy, creative problem-solving abilities, interpersonal and communication skills, and eagerness to take a leadership role. The work involves work directly with classroom teachers on the delivery of high quality instruction. The instructional coach will work with building administration, district level staff, and other instructional coaches to strengthen instructional and increase student learning. The instructional coach will support data findings and provide instructional coaching as an integral part of the instructional team. This Position will be required to have a strong knowledge of effective teaching practices that address differentiated instruction and the digital learner. This position will serve as a liaison between campus and district staff to implement district instructional initiatives, provide job-embedded professional development, and accomplish specific campus/district goals.
The instructional coach will demonstrate expertise in the following areas:
  • Content knowledge
  • Instructional strategies and best practices
  • Differentiation of instruction
  • Classroom management
  • Data interpretation
  • Professional learning delivery/facilitation
  • Integration of technology
Qualifications/Skills: Education/Certification:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • Valid Texas Teacher Certificate or Teaching Certificate from out of state appropriate for position.
  • Certification must meet requirements for becoming and remaining qualified for this position in a manner required by Federal and/or State law.
Special Knowledge/Skills:
  • Strong content knowledge.
  • Leadership experience (such as campus lead teacher, team leader, department chair, curriculum writer, etc...).
  • Experience with developing and delivering professional learning.
  • Strong technology skills including technology integration.
  • Strong data analysis skills.
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work with and lead adult learners.
  • Willingness to acquire and apply new skills.
  • Three (3) years successful teaching experience.
Major Duties and
Collaboration and Communication:
  • Collaborate with Digital Promise staff and school leadership to develop and execute strategic plans.
  • Facilitate teacher and student leadership teams.
  • Meet regularly with individual teachers and teams to collaborate and support the delivery of instruction.
  • Develop connections and builds relationships with camps staff.
  • Work collaboratively with teachers to develop lessons and refine curriculum.
  • Serve as a communication link between campus and Teaching and Learning. Leadership and Organizational Development, and Technology.
  • Work in collaboration with campus administration, content and intervention specialties, and others as a part of the campus instructional leadership team.
  • Exhibit professionalism at all times and sees collaborative work as a process to derive at a solution that will aid student learning.
  • Work collaboratively on an adult team possessing varied learning and teaching styles.
  • Ensure the direction, goals, and objectives of the district are understood and implemented.
  • Model district-supported instructional strategies/lessons based on district curriculum.
  • Advise campus administration in planning, implanting and evaluating interventions and extensions for individual and extensions for individual students.
  • Work collaboratively with the Instructional Officer of Research, Student Achievement and Data Analysis to analyze the interpret assessment data to improve instruction.
  • Analyze data and facilities discussions about student/campus/district data with campus leadership and content/grade level teams.
  • Work closely with teacher’s using district data to guide instructions to meet identified campus/student needs.
  • Prepare reports to assist the campus and district in evaluating the effectiveness of support to campuses.
Professional Development:
  • Plan and facilitate professional learning based on the SBISD and campus needs.
  • Build campus need capacity through on-site professional learning based on data analysis.
  • Mentor teachers.
  • Attend district meeting and professional learning.
  • Continues to grow professionally.
  • Provide professional development to various stakeholder groups in methods of integrating technology in the delivery of curriculum.
  • Understand the digital learner and promotes and models digital learning.
  • Assist in integrating technology in the SBISD instruction.
  • Provide leadership and technical experience to campus level administration, teachers, and students for effective use instructional technology.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
None Equipment Used: Computer, printer, copier, and instructional technology tools identified for assigned core curriculum content areas. Working Conditions: Mental Demands:
  • Maintain emotional control under stress.
  • Work with frequent interruptions.
  • This position requires regular in-person interaction with the public.
Physical Demands:
  • Repetitive hand motions.
  • Prolonged use of the computer.
Application Procedure: Click Apply then Login.  To complete your application, please visit our website at Spring Branch Independent School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer in compliance with Title IX and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status or disability.

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required. By applying for this position, I acknowledge that I have read and understand the job description listed above.


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Spring Branch ISD

955 Campbell , Houston, TX 77024

At the following locations

Spring Woods Middle School

955 Campbell Road , Houston, TX 77024