Job Summary: (Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required)
The Instructional Coach/Interventionist works directly with teachers, administrators, and parents in coordinating the education delivery utilizing the MTSS Interventionist/Coach framework and provides technical assistance to ensure a continuum of service options with the UCP model framework. The position also works directly with students in small groups. This position is an on-campus position and supports a minimum of two campuses.
Strong working knowledge of research based best practices in ELA, Reading, and Mathematics. Ability to effectively and successfully apply research-based practices in classroom lesson modeling for instructional support. Strong understanding of student assessment and progress monitoring protocols as well as State of Florida assessment and student growth expectations. Ability to accurately collect, choose, and analyze student data to determine appropriate areas and strategies for academic intervention. Act as an “expert” in student achievement and interventions to provide recommendations to Consortium leadership regarding effective programs, assessments, intervention plans, technology support, teacher needs, and professional development. Maintain, and assist teachers in maintaining, comprehensive documentation of student academic needs, interventions and progress. Responsibilities
Coordinate and lead the MTSS Team (i.e. instructional data meetings), oversee data collection, assist in developing intervention plans, provide technical assistance to teachers/other faculty and identify/coordinate professional development. Provides direct instruction in small group intervention-instruction maintains an ESE IEP caseload of students based on grade level assignment Ensures Implementation of evidence-based practices occurs. Ensures Integrity (fidelity) of the instructional practice is monitored; coaches and provides feedback that informs action toward implementation integrity. Model demonstration lessons, facilitate co-teaching, and engage in curriculum development focused on standards-based instruction. Keep abreast of best practices/developments in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and provide leadership in determining their appropriateness (and implementing if appropriate) for inclusion in UCP’s educational program. Planning and conducting staff development activities that focus on the use of reading instruction/intervention to enhance learning Facilitate collaborative instructional planning. Collaborate with teachers to integrate research-based methodologies into the classroom. Performs other duties as assigned.