Innovative Learning Coach
Norman Public Schools
Job Title: Innovative Learning Coach.
Credentials: Hold a current Oklahoma Teaching Certificate.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Education.
Training or Experience required: At least three years of successful full time experience as a teacher or librarian.
Reports to: Executive Director of Staff Development & Student Achievement.
Contract: 210 days.
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt.
Essential Job Functions:
Demonstrate a knowledge of a variety of research based instructional strategies.
Demonstrate a knowledge of the ISTE standards for teachers and students.
Demonstrate ability to design and deliver technology enhanced instruction.
Demonstrate knowledge in and expertise in technologies related to district technology initiatives and new technologies.
Ensure a basic knowledge and understanding of Microsoft and IOS devices.
Basic understanding of troubleshooting.
Ability to break/fix knowledge of educational software and technology hardware.
Demonstrate knowledge of instructional design and assessments.
Demonstrate the ability to listen to others and remain receptive to new ideas.
Demonstrate the ability to plan, collaborate, and co-teach with teachers.
Demonstrate the ability to effectively educate/mentor technology users.
Demonstrate sustained effort and enthusiasm in the quality and quantity of work.
Demonstrate the ability to establish and maintain positive, effective working relationships with staff, students, and the community.
Demonstrate effective time management, organizational skills, and the prioritization of work to meet the needs of the users.
Demonstrate the ability to follow and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Demonstrate the ability to quickly acquire new knowledge regarding instruction and technology integration and be up to date with changing trends in technology.
Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, and the ability to work independently.
Demonstrate enthusiasm for the use of technology as a tool for teaching and learning.
Demonstrate the ability to address criticism in an appropriate manner and develop constructive outcomes.
Personnel – Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations, and personnel information systems.
English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the definition and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Mathematics – Knowledge of arithmetic, and basic computations regarding addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages.
Customer and Personal Services – Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes when a customer needs assessment and meeting the quality standards for services and the evaluation of customer satisfaction.
- Communication Skills: A teacher must possess and demonstrate effective communication skills as he/she exchanges information, gives and receives instructions, respond to inquiries, complete forms, and prepares correspondence. Teachers must have the ability to write legibly. A teacher must also demonstrate an excellent knowledge of grammatical structure, spelling and vocabulary. Teachers must communicate in a clear and grammatically correct manner at all times.
Performance Measures: A teacher performs skilled, professional leveled tasks under limited supervision to provide the appropriate teaching strategies and environment for student learning. This includes but is not limited to; developing lesson plans, teaching, evaluating student progress, assigning grades, accomplishing curriculum objectives, meeting with parents and staff to enhance the learning process and growth of the students, utilizing discretion, ingenuity, and independent judgment to meet the challenges of the job. Teachers must establish guidelines/syllabus with the appropriate instructional objectives, maintain classroom discipline, encourages learning with effective teaching techniques, and promotes acquisition of skills and knowledge to apply principles, theories, and other learning objectives. Teachers must also monitor student progress (grading, feedback, behavior.. etc..), provide an environment that encourages independent thinking and demonstrate a care and assistance for students with special concerns or needs.
Contact with Others: A teacher has regular contact with patrons, students, and staff. Teachers must; interpret and translate facts and information; explain situations and issues; identify alternative courses of action; and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented to you through spoken words and sentences.
Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand the information and ideas presents in writing.
Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity – The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing one is there.
Speech Clarity – The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
Speech Recognition – The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
Deductive Reasoning – The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Near Vision – The ability to see details at a close range (within a few feet of the observer).
Mathematical Reasoning – The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or formulas to solve a problem.
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates – Providing information to supervisors, co-workers, and subordinates by telephones, in written form, e-mail, or in person.
Getting Information – Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources.
Analyzing Data or Information – Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
Making Decisions and Solving Problems – Analyzing information and evaluation results to choose the best solution and solve the problem.
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships – Developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintaining them over time.
Interacting with Computers – Using computers and computer systems (including software and hardware) to program, setup functions, and enter data or process information.
Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge – Keeping up-to-date technically and applying knowledge to your job.
Organizing, Planning and Prioritizing Work – Developing specific goals and plan to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.
Processing Information – Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating auditing, or verifying information and data.
Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards – Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.