Instructional Coach

Location
Wilmington, DE 19801, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 09, 2018
Ref
5200007472
Close Date:
10/23/2018

POSITIONS: Instructional Coach #3399 CLOSING DATE: October 23, 2018
LOCATIONS: Elbert Palmer ElementarySchool REPORTS TO: Building Administrator
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must hold or be eligible for State of Delaware Certification
  • Three or more years successful teaching experience
  • Experience developing and delivering various professional development i.e. seminars, workshops, facilitated work sessions, small groups, one on one coaching, and modeling lessons preferred
  • Ability to collaborate with staff and administrators
  • Ability to assess training needs and work with individual teachers or teams of teachers to provide support, coaching, and feedback through reflective dialogue
  • Knowledge of the curriculum, pacing guides, and instructional materials in Content Area
  • Knowledge of pedagogy and content
  • Knowledge of strategies to increase student engagement
  • Knowledge of the implementation of the Response to Intervention and the ability to communicate this process with staff
  • Knowledge of instructional differentiation strategies
  • Knowledge of Common Core and Data Driven Decision Making
  • Familiarity with District initiatives
  • Understand and can apply concepts of adult learning and motivation
  • Experience with school improvement planning process
  • Proficient in the use of instructional technology
  • Demonstrated engagement in on-going professional growth activities
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Must be able to stand and work continuously for a minimum of 4 hours per work day.
  • Minimum lifting requirements- 50 pounds (with assistance).
  • Must be able to use arms and hands without restrictions to accommodate the physical, mobility, and ambulatory needs of students

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

The Instructional Coach (IC) works closely with administration to ensure effective instruction in all classrooms. The IC drives a culture of instructional excellence through teacher support and training. The IC coaches, teaches, supports coaching initiatives, designs and presents professional development, supports curricular initiatives, and works closely with the Principal to maximize teacher performance. The IC's success is ultimately determined by teachers' ability to drive high-level student achievement.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Use best practices for coaching/modeling or observing in a formative way and providing feedback through reflective dialogue for teachers district-wide
  • Analyze school level, grade level, and classroom data in order to identify strengths and weaknesses and plan targeted support to improve teacher quality and effectiveness
  • Collaborate with District and building administrators to establish coaching priorities and support district PD initiatives
  • Collaborate with grade level teams in their Professional Learning Communities to review data and reflect on instruction
  • Collaborate with Curriculum Specialists to stay abreast of District Curricular initiatives and/or changes
  • Facilitate small group learning of new content, pedagogy, and instructional strategies
  • Serve as a member of the School Success Team
  • Assist principal with planning & implementing building level professional development as identified in the SSP
  • Maintain accurate records of training activities and coaching sessions in an electronic system designated by the District
  • Demonstrate model lessons
  • Ability to attend state-wide content meetings
  • Ability to work evening and summer hours (Compensated)
  • Lead or facilitate lesson studies and/or book studies
  • Collaborate with teachers and administrators to establish school-wide policies and protocols regarding instruction and school climate
  • Develop instructional resources for teachers that will support student achievement
  • Broker resources to support professional growth
  • Other duties as assigned

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Application Procedures : Interested applicants must complete an online teaching application and upload a letter of interest, resume, copies PRAXIS scores, transcripts, copy of license/certification and three current letters, signed and dated(within one year of closing date) of recommendation by August 2, 2018. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position. Apply online: http://www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Start Date: Mutually agreeable

Job Posting Link: applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

Salary Range: From/To: Teacher salary schedule based on experience and degree. Salary Scale can be found on the district's website: https://christinak12.org/ourpages/auto/2012/6/27/51310670/Teachers-Non-Grandfathered--FY2019.pdf

Endorsements:
  • Teacher of Elementary Grades K-6


Additional Job Information:
Application Procedures: Interested applicants must complete an online teaching application and upload a letter of interest, resume, copies PRAXIS scores, transcripts, copy of license/certification and three current letters, signed and dated(within one year of closing date) of recommendation by October 23, 2018. Previous submissions will not automatically flow to this posting. In order to be considered for this position, you must apply specifically for the Job ID listed for this position. Apply online: http://www.applitrack.com/christina/onlineapp/default.aspx

A person may not be employed by a public school employer in any position requiring licensure and certification if the person does not meet licensure and certification requirements established under Chapter 12 of [Title 14 of the Delaware Code]..., except pursuant to a license extension and/or emergency certificate issued pursuant to Chapter 12. See 14 Del. C.§ 1313.

Direct deposit of paychecks is a condition of employment for all new employees hired after December 31, 1995

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