Instructional Coach, Srbi Focus

New London Public Schools New London , CT 06320

Posted 2 months ago



  • Connecticut Teaching Certification

  • Minimum of five years successful teaching experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of effective instructional practices

  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills

  • Knowledge of coaching and modeling appropriate instructional strategies

  • Knowledge of implementing technology into instruction

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bilingual, English and Spanish

REPORTS TO: Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment (PreK - 5)

JOB GOAL: To strengthen and align instruction to instructional standards and learning outcomes determine by the CT State Frameworks, district curriculum and to work in a consultative fashion with building and district administrators.


  • Research, prepare materials, provide content knowledge and resources to school and district staff about teaching and learning including:

  • Teaching strategies

  • Assessment of student skills

  • Practices that promote literacy, writing and mathematics in all content areas

  • Interpretation of assessment results, etc.

  • Research, provide information, implement and provide feedback regarding a range of effective and innovative practices through various learning opportunities such as:

  • Individual discussions (formal and informal);

  • Coaching sessions;

  • Demonstration lessons with pre- and post- discussion/analysis;

  • Study groups;

  • Peer Coaching;

  • Staff meetings; and

  • Professional development programs

  • Assists in the planning and support for teachers in the implementation of a standards-based curriculum and appropriate instructional methodologies for all content areas based on student achievement data.

  • Attends professional development and specified training to enhance skills.

  • Assist the principal and the school improvement team in the planning and implementing of the school's effort to increase the proficiency of reading, writing and math across the curriculum.

  • Conducts an observational walk-through with the principal to help identify strengths and weaknesses of instructional practices of the school in general.

  • Performs such other related tasks as assigned by the Principal

TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Work year and salary as determined by the Board of Education and the New London Education Association Contract.

EVALUATION: Annually by the Principal/Director or his designee.

New London Public School District is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Candidates from diverse racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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