Teacher Specialist - District High School Math Coach
This position is open for Salt Lake City School District career teachers only.
District Secondary Math Coach (High School)
Calendar: 195 Day
Description: District Math Coaches have specialized knowledge of mathematics, research, effective instructional strategies, and varied assessment practices. Coaches support schools, teams, and individual educators to successfully meet high standards and to increase student achievement. As a collaborative partner, coaches provide ongoing, differentiated, and job embedded professional learning.
o Current Utah Teaching License
o Mathematics Endorsement Level 4.
o Successfully completed three or more consecutive years of classroom teaching.
o Thorough understanding of mathematics, including the developmental
stages and/or standards for appropriate age and grade levels.
o Knowledge of the Utah Core Curriculum and Common Core State
Standards for Mathematics.
o Knowledge of research in mathematics, pedagogy, best practices, curriculum and data.
o Demonstrates excellence in teaching and learning and the ability to model effective strategies.
o Experience working with diverse student populations.
o Experience working in collaborative groups in varied roles.
o Ability to communicate effectively with district personnel, school administrators, and teachers.
o Strong interpersonal skills and experience building collaborative/cooperative relationships.
o Understanding of the value of data and appropriate use of assessment
strategies and tools to support teachers in meeting student needs.
Experience working with adult learners and/or facilitating professional learning.
ESL endorsement or ability to earn one within four years
o Willingness and ability to reflect on personal practice and adjust when needed.
o Ability to effectively use technology for various purposes, including teaching mathematics.
1. Risks found in the typical work environment which is adequately lighted, heated and ventilated, e.g., safe use of office equipment, avoiding trips and falls, observing fire regulations.
2. Driving to work locations
3. Typically, the employee may sit comfortably to perform the work: however, there may be some walking, standing, bending, carrying light items, etc…