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Job Summary: 

The instructional coach will interact individually and in teams with teaching staff, non-certified staff, and district and building administrators to assist with the improvement of student learning aligned to high impact instructional practices throughout the learning environment. This work will include non-evaluative observations, the development and delivery of model lessons, and providing large group and individual professional learning. This position will focus on identified areas in need of improvement based upon School Improvement Plans, data profiles for the educational programs upon review by the Teaching and Learning department, and individual teacher goals for professional learning. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Build collaborative and effective relationships with teachers, administrators and other coaches
  • Contribute to a healthy work environment by supporting positive relationships and an assets based mindset 
  • Support the instructional development of all teachers in maximizing their effective implementation of the CCSS aligned curriculum, varied assessments, and data analysis 
  • Implement different “coaching moves” like co-teaching, modeling in classrooms on a daily/ weekly basis
  • Provide directions and coordination of for how the curriculum is taught, consistent with the District initiatives, and encouraging high impact instructional strategies 
  • Create a well-articulated schedule with building administration and the Teaching and Learning department.
  • Develop and implement coaching cycles from the Diane Sweeney Student Centered Coaching Model for teachers to ensure professional learning for teaching staff and improved learning opportunities for students. 
  • Assist teachers with the use of resources, materials, tools, information, ect. in order to best support improved teaching and learning. 
  • Support teachers and administrators in using data, creating learning targets and success criteria to improve student learning at all levels.
  • Assist teachers with planning and pacing of lessons, the development of differentiated lessons, and the selection of high impact instructional strategies to meet the needs of students
  • Support teachers by helping with the strategic “how” of teaching by sharing multiple instructional strategies with teachers
  • Meet regularly with grade level teams to review evidence of student learning and identify areas of opportunity
  • Collaborate with the Teaching and Learning department and school administration to develop and lead professional learning activities by presenting or facilitating learning directly to staff
  • Develop staff members’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors through a variety of professional learning targeted topics and designs
  • Meet regularly with school administration to support high impact instructional strategies and plan for next steps supporting the School Improvement Plan
  • Meet monthly with the Teaching and Learning department for professional learning opportunities in coaching 
  • Engage in and collaborate with building leadership team 


Licensure: Valid professional Educator License (PEL) in appropriate grade level or content area.

Degree or Endorsement: Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, or Master’s Degree in Mathematics or Reading Specialist/ Reading Teacher preferred 

Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Minimum of 5 years of successful teaching experience in content area or grade level.

Experienced in and knowledgeable of high impact strategies and pedagogy known to result in improved teaching and learning

Knowledge in the use of assessments and their results to inform instructional decisions

A history of demonstrating exceptional skills in the role of a teacher leader

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