High School Mathematics Coach - temporary for year (re-post)

Dover, DE 19904, US
Sep 20, 2018
Grade Level
High School
Job Type

Title of Position: High School Mathematics Coach (temporary for school year)

Location: Dover High School

Reports To: District Supervisor or Principal

Education Associate, Mathematics, Department of Education

Date of Employment: September 2018

Description of Position:

Working under the direction of the Education Associate, Mathematics, the High School Mathematics Coach designs and implements comprehensive, school-based professional learning, mentoring, and instructional support to teachers. The High School Mathematics coach provides guidance on the implementation of standards-based curriculum, instruction, assessment, and professional learning within his/her assigned school. The scope of work will require coordination and collaboration with the Department of Education and with district and school personnel.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Communicate CCSS Mathematics Content Standards, learning outcomes, and Standards for Mathematical Practice to the school staff through leading job-embedded professional learning
  • Assist the school/district with the identification of standards-aligned text/OER resources and the development of high quality units/curriculum.
  • Share strategies that support the implementation of the CCSS-Math Content Standards and the Standards for Mathematical Practices
  • Share strategies that support effective use of instructional technology, including content specific and general instructional technology
  • Share strategies that support student's critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving acumen during mathematics instruction, and strategies to support teacher instruction for student engagement leading to understanding of mathematics
  • Assist with the development of strategies to increase mathematics achievement for all student groups working with PLCs and building leaders to address issues of equity and access
  • Assist teachers with the analysis of student achievement data and help teachers adjust instruction based on the results
  • Plan and deliver mathematics professional learning for mathematics teachers and co-teachers, including addressing differentiation of instruction
  • Work collaboratively with school-based administration to implement the elements from the school strategic and/or professional learning plan applicable to increasing student mathematics performance
  • Assist teachers to accelerate students who are performing below grade level by providing guidance on resources for intervention and remediation
  • Mentor novice mathematics teachers, including strategies such as modeling and co-teaching
  • Build and share high quality resources and professional learning
  • Receive professional learning and engage in reflection and data review with the DDOE Education Associates (one day per week)
  • Gather data and share evidence of impact of the above activities on teacher practice and student learning in the assigned school
  • Be an active and contributing member of the Delaware Math Cadre which may include designing presentations and planning learning sessions for the cadre members

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

Education :
  • Master's Degree from an accredited college or university
  • Concentration in curriculum, instruction, administration/leadership, mathematics education/leadership, and/or professional development; certification in secondary mathematics education
  • Hold a (or be eligible for) Delaware Educator Licensure and Certification as a Secondary Mathematics Teacher

Experience :
  • Minimum of five years successful mathematics teaching in a middle or high school classroom or similar experience, with at least three of those years at the high school level
  • Firm knowledge of Delaware State Standards for Mathematics and current instructional strategies, tools and technology to support math learning
  • Preferred experience with supporting teachers in a mentoring or coaching capacity
  • Preferred experience with leading teacher professional learning
  • Knowledge of national and international models of successful mathematics curricula
  • Leadership experience with successful K-12 mathematics reform initiatives at the school, district, and/or statewide level

  • Knowledge and skills in best practices of professional learning for adult learners
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Performs responsibilities with minimal supervision
  • Capable of setting priorities and working in collaboration with others
  • Capable of setting priorities and working under pressure
  • Be able to proactively problem-solve with professionalism
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with staff in a professional, tactful, and congenial manner
  • Exercise discretion and confidentiality appropriately

Standard Requirements:
  • Favorable Criminal Background Check for the candidate who is offered employment.
  • Tuberculin test & physical.
  • Mandatory Direct Deposit of paycheck.

Start Date: September 2018

Duty Days: 188

Reports To: Principal or District Supervisor

Job Posting Link: www.capital.k12.de.us

Salary Range: From/To: 2018-19 Teacher Salary Schedule

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.

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