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INSTRUCTIONAL COACH
Effective 2024-2025 School Year
Proper Certification Required


Position Goal: The job of Instructional Coach was established for the purpose of providing support for teachers in the implementation of effective instructional practices to  ensure high academic achievement of all students. This position is designed to  increase individual and collective teacher capacity to  provide leadership for change. The Coach will strive to  develop a community of learners that are reflective decision makers, who can identify, grow and develop new strengths to  create a superior instructional program in our schools. This will be done by developing mutually productive and trusting relationships. The ultimate goal of the position is to  improve instructional expertise by working directly with teachers rather than students.

Board/Superintendent:           

  • Observe and adhere to all Board of Education policies and regulations, and all administrative rules and procedures
  • Attend Board meetings when necessary to  provide supportive materials and information
  • Follow all State of Illinois codes relative to  the requirements of the Educational program and curriculum
  • Communicate educational initiatives, objectives and programs to  the Administration, Staff and Community


Building:

  • Provide coaching support to staff within the classroom setting including modeling and feedback.
  • Ability to build professional coaching relationships, solve problems, plan collaboratively and provide feedback effectively.
  • Provides leadership for teachers by assisting with planning, organizing, mentoring, and modeling of best instructional practices.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of instructional technology and other educational tools to  enhance and extend instruction.
  • Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and a passion for education.
  • Performs other duties related to  the improvement of student achievement.
  • Exhibit patience and perseverance to  support colleagues through the change process
  • Assist staff in gathering, analyzing and interpreting data and identifying learning concerns for the purpose of instructional decision-making
  • Desire to close achievement gaps and ensure that teachers are coached to  serve every child, regardless of background or circumstance
  • Work with the Professional Development Committee, school leadership teams and administrators to  provide ongoing professional development based on the needs within the schools and the district and based upon organizational goals
  • Maintain a professional coaching log of work with staff for the superintendent on a monthly basis
  • Participate in professional development activities with colleagues (conferences, workshops, etc.) on appropriate topics.
  • Collaborate with staff, including other Coaches, as assigned
  • Conduct collaborative conversations with teachers.
  • Create detailed coaching plans, which include focused goals and measures of success
  • Other duties as assigned.


Individual:

  • Exhibit confidentiality in relation to students, parents and faculty.
  • Develop a positive working relationship with administration, staff, students and parents
  • Assume responsibility for personal and professional growth and development by attending meetings, workshops, conferences and continuing education classes as related to  Common Core, Professional Learning Communities, STEM and other topics
  • Remain current on effective teaching practices, techniques and learning strategies, literature, new research findings, technology and data collection
  • Adhere to the new PERA law and Senate Bill 7 which describes the Illinois Learning Standards and requirements for good teaching
  • Take necessary and reasonable precautions to protect District equipment and facilities
  • Be knowledgeable of and adhere to the District Safety Plan

Qualifications

Valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) appropriate for grade level and academic area endorsement or approval as per ISBE

How to Apply

https://www.applitrack.com/berkeley87/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp

- Go to http://www.berkeley87.org/
- Click on "Employment" under the Quick Links on the right-hand side
- Select View Open Positions
- Choose job vacancy and apply through Applitrack

 

 

Link to District/Third Party Online Application Web Page

https://www.applitrack.com/berkeley87/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp

Job Posting Date

6/5/2024

Start Date

8/19/2024