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Under the direction of the Director II - Federal Title Programs and Instructional Support, the Instructional Coach is responsible for providing and supporting school-wide professional growth of classroom teachers and promoting enhanced instruction and student learning. Responsible for strengthening classroom teachers’ understanding of subject content and helping teachers develop more effective teaching practices that allow all students to reach high standards, as well as sharing research addressing how students learn. Position objectives include working with administration and teachers to improve student achievement within the framework of the student-centered coaching model.


Keeps current with VDOE instructional resources and to support teachers and administrators with curriculum alignment (taught and assessed)

Summarizes and disseminates the key concepts regarding research-based strategies and curriculum to the faculty at regular intervals

Incorporates and models best-practices into the instructional model using student-centered coaching

Generates improvement in instruction and achievement by conducting on-site, ongoing subject related professional development

Assists teachers in analyzing student performance data for tiered and differentiated instruction

Supports school-wide progress monitoring

Distributes assessment data to the teaching staff in a usable, organized, and electronic format

Delivers Professional Development (PD) to teachers at regular intervals and attends PD, as appropriate

Models integration of teaching 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

Performs other duties as assigned by the Director II - Federal Title Programs and Instructional Support and/or Chief Academic Officer - Elementary


Work is typically performed in school and classroom settings. Occasional lifting up to 25-40 pounds and other limited physical activities are required. Daily contact is made with students, teachers, administrators, employees, and parents in person and often by telephone, e-mail, and/or in writing.


Ability to relate easily to teachers and administrators

Successful experience as a teacher leader (particularly with curriculum alignment)

Demonstrates exemplary classroom instruction and possesses a deep understanding of Virginia’s Standards of Learning for the purpose of providing instructional support in curriculum alignment and improving student achievement levels

Successful implementation of all components of the balanced literacy model

Exceptional communication skills

Excellent organizational and planning skills

In-depth subject area knowledge

Ability to effectively collaborate with all stakeholders (classroom teachers, principals, instructional support teachers-OEC and Title I)

A commitment that every student will learn

Evaluates students’ work and students’ thinking and uses this to inform instruction

Supports the use of technology to improve teaching and learning

Demonstrates the ability to collaborate with teachers through co-teaching, mentoring, and coaching

Demonstrates the ability to identify teachers’ individual professional development needs, and individualize staff development efforts to include both formal and job-embedded professional learning experiences

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Danville Public Schools

341 Main Street Suite 100, Danville, VA 24541
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,979 (USD)

State Average: $11,724 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801