School Instructional Coach
Director of Professional Development
CLASS SUMMARY: Under general direction and through funding provided from Title I, II, and III Federal Grants, incumbent(s) coaches teachers in the planning and implementation of the regular and supplemental curricula utilizing differentiated instructional strategies to meet the needs of all students, designing and implementing classroom management and organizational structures, and utilizing assessments and the resulting data to monitor student progress.
Coaches and models for teachers how to implement the curriculum, instruction, and assessment programs in the classroom and how to design and deliver effective instruction to targeted students.
Coaches and models for teachers how to utilize disaggregated student achievement data to plan and deliver instruction and make data-driven instructional decisions. Models student monitoring to ensure that targeted students are making adequate academic progress.
Coaches and conducts demonstration lessons with individual teachers who request or require assistance with instructional strategies, classroom management, lesson design, and accomplishing the objectives established in the school improvement plan or a teacher’s individual growth plan.
Provides feedback to teachers in need of assistance with instructional practices, the use of student data for planning instruction, and the management of the classroom and students, whether supportive or directive.
Collaborates and communicates with administration, teachers, and other stakeholders by using established procedures regarding improvement plans, individual growth plans, and school improvement plans with supervisors and targeted teachers.
Participates in professional development activities that are provided by the District and the schools such as the Glendale Union High School Tri-District Articulation.
Prepares, presents and facilitates professional development activities and small study groups that support District curricula, instruction, assessments, and the management of space, materials, students, and time.
Performs other duties as required.
To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. In addition, verification of these required qualifications is necessary.
· Bachelor’s degree in Education;
· Five years of teaching experience;
· Valid Arizona Department of Education Teacher Certificate.
It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.
· Mentoring experience with student teachers and new teachers;
· Curriculum, instruction and assessment committee/team experiences;
· Collaborative leadership roles and experiences such as team teaching, committees, and councils;
· Presentations to large and small groups;
· Effective teaching and classroom experience at various grade levels.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:
· Demonstrating effective instructional skills;
· Modeling effective classroom management and organizational skills;
· Observing and documenting skills in an objective and accurate manner;
· Applying coaching and feedback skills;
· Demonstrating knowledge of District curricula, assessment, and instructional programs;
· Demonstrating skills with computer applications;
· Delivering effective instructional programs;
· Working with diverse student populations;
· Using computer related software applications;
· Complying with Federal, State, and District policies and procedures;
· Developing staff development activities and training sessions;
· Working individually and with groups;
· Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students, etc. to exchange information.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Job Contact Information
Friday, October 18, 2019 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)