School Improvement Coach

Category:  Support
Job Function:  Certified Support Staff
Department:  Vickery Mill Elementary

Summary

Works with teachers and students in Title I schools to improve the quality of teaching and students learning in any of the core content areas (reading, language arts, math, science, or social studies) with a focus on reading/language arts or math. This position is grant-funded and thereby staffed year-to-year

Essential Duties

  • Assists teachers and grade level teams 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
  • Recommends changes to current practices, approaches,
  • methods, strategies, and assessments as needed Demonstrates, monitors, and evaluates the application of effective teaching strategies
  • Recommends best practices to achieve the desired student learning outcomes
  • Serves as the liaison for professional learning between Title I/Curriculum and the school
  • Coordinates site-based professional learning activities as needed
  • Conducts professional development at the school as needed
  • Informs faculty of professional development opportunities
  • 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

Certification/Licensure

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
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)
Completion of LETRS training preferred for Middle School Reading and Language Arts
High School Math: Must hold or be eligible for a valid and clear teaching certificate in Mathematics (6-12)
High School Reading and Language Arts: Must hold or be eligible for a valid and clear teaching certificate in Reading (P-12) or English (6-12)
Completion of LETRS training preferred for High School Reading and Language Arts

Experience Qualifications

Minimum of three years successful classroom teaching experience required

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • 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
  • 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:  12020

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