Instructional Data Coach

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Instructional Data Coach

Position Purpose
The instructional specialist/data coach works under general supervision to perform a variety of professional work to assist in the coordination of the curriculum used in the school district.  The position is responsible for interpreting curriculum changes, updating teachers and principals of those changes, and ensures instruction is aligned with curriculum goals.  This position also works as a mentor to the beginning teacher and as a data coach to assist schools with disaggregation of student achievement data from assessments to impact instruction

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to teachers in their classroom through coaching, modeling, and mentoring.
  • Provide mentor support to beginning teachers.
  • Create positive relationships with teachers and administrators.
  • Meet regularly with principal to determine school needs.
  • Coordinate and provide on-going staff development opportunities at the district and school levels.
  • Communicate changes in the North Carolina curriculum to teachers and principals; develop and implement curricular guides to facilitate instruction.
  • Meet with teachers during grade level planning to assist with curriculum alignment, instructional strategies, data analysis, and assessment.
  • Assist teachers with lesson plan formats, lesson planning, and lesson plan reviews.
  • Facilitate data meetings with teachers as they analyze and make data driven decisions to impact student achievement.
  • Stay abreast of research based instructional strategies by attending professional development sessions and reading professional educational research.
  • Work positively toward meeting identified district and building improvement goals.
  • Assist with the creation of district benchmark assessments and data analysis.
  • Performs other related work as required.

Uses standard office equipment such as personal computers, printer, copier and fax machines, and telephone.

Travel Requirements
Travels to all school district buildings, city/state agencies, professional meetings as required.

Physical and Mental Demands, Work Hazards
Works in standard office and school buildings.
                Note:  Also see the Summary of Physical, Sensory and Environmental Requirements Needed to Perform Essential Job Duties for the Position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Knowledge of current teaching methods and educational pedagogy, as well as differentiates instruction based upon student learning styles.
  • Knowledge of K-12 school curriculum and concepts in multiple areas, including regular and special education, as well as elementary, middle and high school levels.
  • Knowledge of best practices in administration, program evaluation and staff supervision.
  • Knowledge of data information systems, data analysis and the formulation of action plans.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal and state laws regarding education, special education, individuals with disabilities, etc.
  • Ability to direct the on-going instructional programs for the District, providing for innovative programs and modifications to improve the quality of instruction.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate projects, work and training related to the implementation and supervision of the K-12 instructional programs for the District.
  • Ability to apply contemporary curriculum frameworks and current national and state standards for student learning.
  • Ability to prepare oral or written communications, such as presentations, reports, memoranda, letters, grant proposals, curriculum documents, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with students, staff, parents, community and others contacted in the course of work.
  • Ability to use computer network system and software applications as needed.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with students and parents.
  • Ability to organize multiple tasks and conflicting time constraints.
  • Ability to engage in self-evaluation with regard to leadership, performance and professional growth.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others contacted in the course of work.
Qualifications Profile
  • Oklahoma State Certification as required for position.
  • Motor Vehicle operator's license or ability to provide own transportation.
  • Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Extensive successful experience in researching and implementing practices related to instruction, curriculum development, professional development and supervision.
  • Successful leadership/administrative experience in designing and implementing effective instructional programs and supervising, mentoring and training staff/personnel, preferable in more than one capacity.

Posted By

Millwood Public Schools

6724 Martin Luther King Avenue , Oklahoma City, OK 73111

At the following locations

Millwood Elementary Learning Academy

6710 N. MLK Ave. , Oklahoma City, OK 73111

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $8,775

% ELL Students


State Average: 7%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 16.32

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 142