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Instructional Coach (Previous applicants need not to apply)

Employer
Gadsden Independent School District
Location
Anthony, Texas
Closing date
Jul 17, 2024

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Job Role
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Instructional Coaches will facilitate change in instructional practices of all teachers that will provide all teachers with the tools to diagnose student needs more analytically; plan more productively; and teach more effectively. The mission of the instructional coach is to improve achievement of all students, regardless of demographics, by improving instructional practice of all teachers

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Other duties may be assigned.

Complies with the Code of Ethics of the Education Profession; upholds and enforces rules, administrative directives, regulations, GISD school board policies, as well as local, state and federal regulations.

Other duties may be assigned.

Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate content standards and benchmarks and appropriate materials and resources.

Has depth of knowledge of the Elevate NM Rubric Domains and can assist teachers in aligning the elements by interpreting them into everyday instructional practice.

Provides support, mentoring and instructional modeling to all instructional staff.

Provides support for classroom instruction that meets Multi-Layered System of Supports Layers 1 and 2.

Visits classrooms regularly to monitor and gather information relative to trends in instructional practice that may positively or negatively impact student outcomes and overall performance measures of the entire campus.

Meets with instructional staff to debrief classroom visits and suggest modifications of service delivery or program improvement plans as needed.

Teams with district level content specialists to design campus level instructional support that meets Evidence Based Interventions (EBI) and Tiers of Evidence under ESSA.

Collaborates with district level content specialists to analyze district and campus data to address areas of need.

Works with campus administration to review and analyze student data in Illuminate to identify and compare performance outcomes of all groups.

Works with campus administration to review and analyze teacher data in Evaluation Platform to identify and compare performance outcomes as per Elevate NM Domains.

Participates as part of the campus Leadership Team.

Collaborates with campus team to use Illuminate and Elevate NM data to conduct a Root Cause Analysis and develop the campus DASH/90 Plan.

Provides staff development needed to implement the school's strategic improvement plan-90 Day/DASH Plan.

Promotes a culture of collaboration with other district Instructional Coaches through multiple platforms such as Google Classroom, and/or Google Meets.

Demonstrates appropriate use of instructional technology and other educational tools to enhance and extend instruction.

Participates in district training initiatives such as Administrative Development through SREB.

Works with principals and teachers in organizing grade level/department meetings in order to affect horizontal and vertical continuity and articulation of the instructional program throughout the school and between feeder school(s).

Establishes, maintains, and enhances effective communication with administrators, teachers, parents and other stakeholders.

Demonstrates a commitment to professional growth and ethical standards to advance the mission, goals and policies of the Gadsden Independent School District.

Attends training, conferences, workshops, etc., as appropriate, to enhance job knowledge and skills.

Performs other duties related to the improvement of student achievement as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum of five (5) years of satisfactory teaching experience
  • Masters Degree (M.A.) and/or National Board Teacher Certification

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
  • Level 2 or Level 3 License New Mexico Teacher
  • Bilingual or TESOL endorsement preferred

Supplemental Information

TECHNOLOGY SKILLS
  • Ability to use multiple virtual meeting platforms.
  • Knowledge of Google Suites
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suites

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and

Proportions to practical situations.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL/MENTAL DEMANDS

The physical demands 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 frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Maintains emotional control under stress.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work 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 outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We offer a complete benefits package through ALFAC, Allstate and NMPSIA to full-time employees including health care, dental, vision, long-term and short-term disability, life insurance, retirement, deferred compensation plans, flexible spending accounts, holidays, and general leave.

To learn more details, visit our benefits page.

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