The Instructional coach uses special attained knowledge, educational training, and experience to strengthen the skill of the classroom teacher and/or support staff in order to increase student achievement. Reasonable accommodations are considered on an individual basis. The position is not a supervisory role.
QUALIFICATIONS: All applicants must hold a Master's degree in the education field (K-12) or in the process of obtaining a Master's degree All applicants must hold a current Wisconsin teaching license, or able to obtain a Wisconsin teacher license. All candidates must possess:
Demonstrated use of Highly Expertise Teaching (HET) and other high impact instructional strategies
Demonstrated use of or understanding of the Common Core State Standards and Common Core Essential Elements
Demonstrated understanding of Response to Intervention (RtI) for behavior and academics
Demonstrated use of PBIS strategies
Demonstrated use of learning data to improve instruction.
Demonstrated leadership skills
An understanding of District Mission, Vision, and Goals
An understanding of District Initiatives and Performance Expectations
An understanding of State Initiatives
Knowledge of the various classroom, district and state assessments
Ability to organize schedules to manage multiple deadlines and projects
Advanced organization skills to ensure success in a fast-paced environment
Excellent verbal, written and listening communication skills
Ability to work as a team player
Commitment to professional growth
Evidence of extended student success in the classroom
Act as an instructional leader and coach to guide and model effective high-impact instructional strategies, facilitate the use of assessment data to inform instruction, and assist in the selection of appropriate resources
Conduct informal and formal discussions with all colleagues
Plan collaboratively for instructional delivery
Model instruction with the purpose of developing educational effectiveness and student achievement
Build capacity in staff to collect, analyze, organize and share data on student performance
Plan for and support the administering of district and state testing
Create and provide ongoing professional development opportunities for staff, including the use of technology and assessment and data management tools
Build capacity in staff for using intervention tools to support student learning
Build staff capacity to maximize the impact of instructional technology
Build staff capacity to improve classroom management skills
Familiar with District Coaching model
Utilize technology to create on-going staff development program
Engage in on-going professional development in specific areas of focus related to coaching assignment
Participate in, plan, and/or help facilitate:
Collaborative work with other district instructional coaches
District-level committees, including but not limited to Literacy Leadership Teams
District Leadership Team (DLT) meetings
Staff development days
Attend and assist in creating meetings with building principals, Director of Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, and Director of Pupil Services
Share building updates and teacher support provided and data results
Determine implications for ongoing work
Support/training for instructional leaders/coaches will be provided through a variety of sources to include but not be limited to: summer planning work time, workshops, consultants.
All employees will be expected to read, understand, and model the District's Mission, Vision, and Goals.
The School District reserves the right to revise the workload or job expectations for the position.
Application Procedure: To apply, please complete an online application @ www.ashland.k12.wi.us - Employment. In addition, please upload a cover letter, resume, three letters of recommendation, transcripts, and licensure.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the School District of Ashland!
The School District of Ashland does not discriminate in employment decisions based on age, race, creed, religion, color, disability, handicap, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, arrest record, conviction record, or membership in the National Guard or military forces of the United States, or other protected group status.
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