School Improvement Coach, Model Teacher

Category:  Lead
Job Function:  Teaching-Non-Classroom


The Model Teacher leader will provide instruction for 2 or more classes/ courses (50% of the school day) and provide coaching/mentoring to fellow teachers (50% of the day).

This position is grant-funded and thereby staffed year-to-year

Essential Duties

  • Provides content-related and appropriate instruction based on Fulton County’s curriculum
  • Provides model classroom environment which promotes active learning in subject area
  • Assists teachers with the implementation of the Georgia Standards of Excellence
  • Works with teachers to improve classroom management and climate through the implementation of effective instructional methods
  • Analyzes student and teacher test data to determine teaching and learning effectiveness for each concept taught
  • Analyzes student test data and advise teachers and appropriate staff of trends, outcomes, needs and effective practices
  • Demonstrates, monitors, and evaluates the application of effective teaching strategies
  • Recommends best practices to achieve the desired student learning outcomes
  • Coordinates site-based professional learning activities as needed
  • Conducts professional development at the school as needed
  • Exhibits knowledge of performance-based instruction and assessment
  • Participates in periodic professional learning activities
  • Performs other Title I duties as assigned by the Principal or Title I Grant Manager

Required Education

For Elementary: Bachelor’s Degree , preferably in Elementary Education
For Middle or High School Math: Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Mathematics; For Secondary Reading and Language Arts: Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Reading, English or Language Arts


Elementary: Must hold or be eligible for a valid and clear teaching certificate in Early Childhood Education for Elementary School or Early Childhood Reading or Mathematics Endorsement
Completion of the Fulton County Early Literacy Phonics Pathway preferred
Middle School Math: Must hold or be eligible for a valid and clear teaching certificate in Middle Grades Mathematics (4-8) or Mathematics (6-12)
Middle School Reading or Language Arts: Must hold or be eligible for a valid and clear teaching certificate in Reading (P-12), Middle Grades Reading (4-8), Middle School Language Arts (4-8), or English (6-12)

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of three years successful classroom teaching experience within the last six years required 


  • Must have professional knowledge and proven use of effective teaching strategies and professional knowledge of curriculum-based assessments
  • Strong desire to work with at-risk students and developing teachers
  • Ability to communicate with adults and student learners at all ability levels
  • High technological skill level required
  • Demonstrated ability to work with personal and confidential information
  • Must be able to successfully manage multiple tasks, projects and responsibilities
  • Ability to apply critical thinking skills in rendering solutions to various issues
  • Must be able to collaborate effectively with District and school personnel, the general public, and work with diverse groups of people
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing

Working Conditions

  • Normal office environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office environment
Posting ID:  25365

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