TITLE I INSTRUCTIONAL COACH: LITERACY AND MATHEMATICS
TheTitle I Instructional Coach: Literacy and Mathematics is responsible for supporting student achievement in the areas of reading, language arts, and mathematics instruction and student learning. Position objectives include working with administration and teachers to improve student achievement within the framework of the student-centered coaching model. Responsible for strengthening classroom teachers' understanding of mathematics content and helping teachers develop more effective mathematics teaching practices that allow all students to reach high standards.
TheTitle I Instructional Coach: Literacy and Mathematics will provide professional development activities and trainings to improve the quality of reading/literacy/mathematics instruction for K-5 students attending Title I schools; organize well-planned professional development; support teachers in reading and mathematics instruction, assessment and intervention; support school-wide implementation of the models; model scientifically-based practices and strategies; and observe teachers in a non-evaluative setting offering feedback and promoting discussion of alternative strategies; observe and provide feedback to teachers on instruction related to literacy development and mathematics instruction; remain current with scientific based reading and mathematics research; model integration of literacy strategies and best practices, and implement components of the student-centered coaching model.
To keep current with VDOE instructional resources and to support teachers and administrators with curriculum alignment (taught, written, and assessed)
To incorporate and model best-practices into the instructional models using student-centered coaching
To generate improvement in reading/math instruction and reading/math achievement by conducting on-site, on-going literacy/mathematics related professional development
To assist teachers in analyzing student performance data for tiered and differentiated instruction
To support school-wide progress monitoring
To distribute assessment data to the teaching staff in a usable, organized, and electronic format
To deliver Professional Development (PD) to teachers at regular intervals and attend PD, as appropriate
To model integration of literacy and math strategies and best practices
Assists in developing, recommending, and administering the division’s staff development program
Conducts and/or facilitates staff development workshops and seminars
Models best practices in classroom instruction