TITLE I INSTRUCTIONAL COACH: Literacy (11-month/220-day Teaching Position; Elementary)
The Title I Instructional Coach: Reading 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.
The Title I Instructional Coach: Reading will provide professional development activities and trainings to improve the quality of reading/literacy instruction for K-5 students attending Title I schools; organize well-planned professional development; support teachers in reading instruction, assessment and intervention; support school-wide implementation of the model; 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; remain current with scientific based reading research (SBRR); and model integration of literacy strategies and best practices.
To keep current with VDOE instructional resources and to support teachers and administrators with curriculum alignment (taught and assessed)
To incorporate and model best-practices into the instructional model using student-centered coaching
To generate improvement in reading instruction and reading achievement by conducting on-site, on-going literacy-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
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