Michigan Data Coach- (MGLVA)

K12 Inc.
Michigan, United States
Feb 23, 2021

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K12, a Stride Company, believes in Education for Any One. We provide families an online option for a high-quality, personalized education experience. Students can thrive, find their passion, and learn in an environment that encourages discovery at their own pace. In support of this, we are committed to creating and maintaining a culture of inclusion and diversity where our employees are passionate about serving students and families, treat one another and customers with respect, challenge each other to innovate and always strive to do better.

The mission of Michigan Great Lakes Virtual Academy (MGLVA) is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!.

The Data Coach is responsible for the disaggregation of student achievement data generated from formative and summative assessments to impact instruction; train district wide personnel to lead Data Teams in the different types of data to make timely and appropriate decisions about curriculum, assessment and instruction; keep abreast of all new development in areas of data analysis and disseminate current information to all teachers and administrators; and provide ongoing professional development for teachers and administrators in the areas of data collection and analysis. Funding for this position is contingent on the availability of Title V funding. It is expected that MGLVA will always have Title V funding, but this disclaimer must be disclosed to potential Title V funded staff.

Essential Functions:Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
  • Analyze school data and identify trends; integrate and triangulate multiple measures of learning and provides PD to staff on results;
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge of assessment, research, statistics, and evaluation methods;
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the process of school improvement;
  • Understand collaboration and consultation models;
  • Examine growth targets based on comparative data sets and help create growth targets based on comparative data sets and provides PD to staff on results;
  • Ability to interpret tests results and provide interpretation for board, school, teachers and families;
  • Analyze all types of data used by the school such as; MSTEP, NWEA, SAT and other assessment used
  • Assist to cultivate a data-driven culture within the school and parent community;
  • Assist in the development of school improvement plans by analyzing data trends;
  • Build assessment literacy district-wide and provide PD to staff to increase their assessment literacy;
  • Establish and hone data-to-instruction framework;
  • Identify behaviors and practices to sustain and improve academic outcomes of all students;
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with school personnel, administrative and instructional staff, and to provide timely feedback on issues

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no formal supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
  • Must live in Michigan. Michigan residence is a minimum requirement.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Education AND
  • Two (2) years of experience as a classroom teacher AND
  • Experience working with Title V students and programs OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications:
  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, etc.); Web proficiency.
  • Ability to travel 20% of the time
  • Ability to clear required background check

Desired Qualifications:
  • State of Michigan Teaching License
  • Knowledge of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act as Reauthorized by the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 and the Michigan State Standards, regulations and procedures;
  • Considerable knowledge of the needs of Title I students from diversified backgrounds and various learning abilities and styles

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.
  • Must be available to attend and run in-person PD events a few times per year.
  • Must be available to have in-person collaboration sessions.
  • This is a home-based position
    • Must live in Michigan

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is “at-will” as governed by the law of the state where the employee works. It is further understood that the “at-will” nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer.

Stride, Inc. is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status age, or genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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