District-wide Elementary Science Instructional Coach

Henrico, VA, US
May 27, 2021
Grade Level
Elementary School
Job Title:
District-wide Elementary Science Instructional Coach

Henrico, VA, US

Organization Name:
Henrico County Public Schools - 2021 - 2022 SY

About Us:

About Us:
Henrico County Public Schools is one of the six largest county public school divisions in Virginia with a nationally recognized educational program. Henrico County is a suburban community surrounding the city of Richmond, VA. We are 104 miles from the Atlantic Ocean to the east; 94 miles from the scenic Sky Line Drive to the west; 106 miles from Washington, D.C. to the north; and 75 miles from the North Carolina border to the south.

Our Mission:
Henrico County Public Schools, an innovative leader in educational excellence, will actively engage our students in diverse learning experiences that inspire and empower them to become contributing citizens.

General Statement of Duties:
Under the direction of the Director of Teaching and Learning, and the K-5 Science Educational Specialist, the Elementary Science Coach will support the K-5 science program. Specifically, the role will provide job-embedded coaching, planning and delivering professional development and modeling of high quality science learning experiences that are aligned with the Virginia Standards of Learning. Must be able to work collaboratively with team members and serve as a liaison between teachers, school based administration, and central office personnel.

Essential Duties:
Works collaboratively with the Elementary Science Specialist and to support and assist classroom teachers with planning and implementing authentic, inquiry-based learning in the science classroom
Supports teachers to strengthen effective science instruction including content, pedagogy, data and assessment
Meets with teacher teams to provide high quality instructional coaching (including modeling, co-teaching and teaching) focused on the K-5 science curriculum and Henrico Learner Profile
Advise building level administration on best practices for science instruction
Plan and facilitate one on one, small group, or large group professional learning sessions for teachers and administration
Analyzes data with teachers to create goals and monitor student progress
Ensures instructional activities and assessments are aligned to science SOL
Supports teachers in the implementation of the 2018 science standards
Develop formative and summative tests, using multiple tools to assess student learning on an ongoing basis, and alters instruction to meet group and individual needs
Assist in developing curriculum and providing resources that supports deeper learning utilizing Scientific and Engineering Practices as a structure for instructional delivery.
Assist in maintaining an inventory of materials to support the collection and organization of supplies as necessary
Plan instructional activities for all students, demonstrating knowledge of subject matter and using state Standards of Learning and district curriculum
Incorporate and model appropriate use of Technology to support instruction and student learning
Communicate and coordinate instruction with other staff (special ed, gifted, remediation staff, resources, etc.) relative to student learning
Attends professional development and training related to K-5 Science programs and methodologies, staying abreast of current research for teaching science in the elementary setting.
Maintains professional manner when interacting with students, parents, patrons, community agencies and colleagues

Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:
Minimum 5 years teaching experience desired in grades K-5 with valid teaching license
Bachelor's degree required; NBCT or Master's degree preferred
Demonstrates strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Ability to collaborate with all levels of stakeholders
Exhibits strong communication skills
Demonstrate knowledge of coaching practices and has experience coaching teachers in high quality teaching practices
Possesses strong pedagogical knowledge in innovative teaching and learning
Ability to plan and deliver high quality professional development
Ability to use data to guide decision making and practice
Demonstrates strong organizational skills

Additional Information:
The position has a 239-day/ 11-month contract
Bachelor's degree = minimum salary $54,927.46
Master's Degree = minimum salary $57,564.11

How To Apply:
To be considered for the listed vacancy, you must submit an online application. Mail, fax, or hand-deliver three (3) references, college transcripts, and a copy of teaching license to:

Henrico County Public Schools
Department of Human Resources
P.O. Box 23120
3820 Nine Mile Rd.
Henrico, VA 23223-0420
Fax: (804) 652-3763

Minimum Salary:

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Main Organization:
Public Schools Public Schools

Employment Status:
Permanent Fulltime Permanent Full-time

Amount of Travel:

Work At Home:

Recruiter Details

Recruiter Name:
Aldrich, Ms. Seza A


Work Telephone:
(804) 652-3820

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