Job Description

Openings as of 6/4/2020
Certified Coach-Teacher on Assignment

  • 20/21 SY - Instructional Coach - Early Childhood JobID: 1878
  • Position Type:
    Certified Coach-Teacher on Assignment

  • Date Posted:

  • Location:
    District Office

  • Closing Date:
    until filled

  •   TITLE: Instructional Coach- Early Childhood

    CLASSIFICATION: Certified Coach

    REPORTS TO: Director of Early Childhood

    SUMMARY: Under general supervision the role of the Instructional Coach is to provide systematic, explicit coaching support to teachers in order to promote increased student achievement. The instructional coach will adhere to a coaching cycle which will include conferencing, data collection and specific feedback. The coach's role is not evaluative, rather assists in formative development of teacher growth, in alignment with the district-adopted teacher evaluation instrument and Early Childhood appropriate practices. The coach will also be responsible for developing and providing professional development related to the needs of the school, as determined by multiple sources of data.

    1. Utilize the district-approved evaluation instrument and early childhood walk through instruments to provide teachers specific feedback on instructional effectiveness.
    2. Utilize the coaching cycle (pre-conference, observation/data collection, post-conference) to support teachers and increase instructional effectiveness.
    3. Facilitate PLC meetings.
    4. Conduct classroom observations and provide specific feedback on the teacher evaluation instrument for teacher effectiveness and early childhood best practices.
    5. Design and provide professional development that is informed by trend data gathered through coaching, walk-through observations, and student achievement data.
    6. Maintain a coaching log to document observations, coaching sessions, and other job-related activities.
    7. Attends relevant local, State and Federal conferences, trainings, webinars and
    8. Perform other duties as assigned.

    • Master's Degree in Education preferred.
    • Arizona Teacher certificate
    • AZ Endorsement Subject Specific
    • Highly Qualified in core academic subjects
    • Fingerprint Clearance Card
    • Experience with curriculum and assessment as it relates to early childhood.
    • Experience with coaching teachers and providing specific feedback.
    • Experience with research-based instructional interventions as it relates to early childhood.
    • Experience with adult learners
    • Experience developing and presenting effective professional development
    • Experience with data and task analysis
    • Strong pedagogical knowledge of research-based best practices for early childhood

    • Must have experience with computers and be able to utilize a variety of software including developing PowerPoint presentations, spreadsheets, and Excel documents.
    • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to supervise personnel and ensure program effectiveness.
    • Must have an ability to work cooperatively with staff at all levels including principals, teachers, para-professionals, and District administrators.

    • The working environment is the normal office setting with travel to all school sites.

    • Twelve-month employee, Certified Coach Salary Schedule, employee benefits in accordance with Governing Board policies.

    • Performance to be evaluated in accordance with Governing Board policy on evaluation of administrative staff.

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