TITLE II INSTRUCTIONAL COACH: Literacy
The Title II Instructional Coach: Literacy is responsible for supporting student achievement in the areas of reading and language arts. 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 literacy instruction and English content as well as helping teachers develop more effective teaching practices that allow all students to reach high standards.
The Title II Instructional Coach: Literacy will provide professional development activities and trainings to improve the quality of instruction for students in grades 6-8; organize well-planned professional development; support teachers in content and literacy 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 English content; remain current with scientific-based research; 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 (written, taught, and assessed)
To incorporate and model best-practices into the instructional models using student-centered coaching To generate improvement in achievement by conducting on-site, sustainable Literacy and English content-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 strategies and best practices
To support teachers with the implementation of small group, differentiated instruction
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