TITLE: INSTRUCTIONAL COACH
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:
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);
Demonstration lessons with pre- and post- discussion/analysis;
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.
New London Public Schools