Teacher- Math Coach

Employer
New Haven Public Schools
Location
New Haven, CT, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 22, 2021

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Job Category
Administrator, Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & PD, Instructional Coach / PD, Math Coach / Specialist, Teaching, English / Reading / Language Arts Teacher
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Position Type:
Certified Teacher/Instructional Coach - Math

Date Posted:
10/14/2021

Location:
W. Hooker School


Title:
Instructional Coach- Math

Qualifications:
An Instructional Coach is a certified, highly qualified teacher who demonstrates leadership skills and has expertise in curriculum, instructional strategies, child development, classroom management and knowledge of adult learning theory. Candidate must hold an active Connecticut Educator Certificate.

Reports To:
Principal and/or Central Office Supervisor.

Job Goal:
The primary role of the Instructional Coach is to support teaching and learning through modeling, coaching and professional development to improve and accelerate student achievement through quality instruction.

Responsibilities:
  • Collaborates with staff to collect and analyze data for professional development needs in the schoolCoordinates, monitors and delivers district mandated staff development as well as staff development identified by the school staffSupports the common vision, mission, values and goals of the schoolUnderstands and works to improve school culturePresents at faculty meetingsCollaborates with staff to ensure involvement in decision making for all participantsDemonstrates and participates in continuous learning and professional growthSupports the development of a coherent instructional program with clear and well articulated standardsIdentifies resources within the community to enhance school efforts for student achievementCreates opportunities for individual and group learning by expanding the ability of teachers to achieve stated goals for student achievementPlans and facilitates grade level meetingsAssists teachers in transferring theory into practiceAssists teachers in the process of administering and interpreting assessment data to improve student achievement in a timely mannerDevelops a plan to coordinate school efforts to support beginning teachers in the BEST ProgramFacilitates the induction of beginning teachers into their professional roles and responsibilitiesRecognizes and supports additional leadership capacity within a schoolAssists teachers in the planning and delivering of appropriate instructionSustains learning through modeling and coachingProvides direct instruction for individual students and students in small and large groupsAssists with any other related instructional task assigned by his/her immediate supervisor

Personal Characteristics:
  • Demonstrates strong interpersonal skillsDemonstrates sensitivity and respect to all students, teachers, cultures and individual perspectivesExhibits high caliber in presentation of work, both in physical presentation and soundness of facts and conceptsShows courtesy, concern, and an understanding of individual problems and dealing with othersComplies with State of Connecticut Professional Code of EthicsMaintains professional relationships with members of the community

Job Knowledge:
  • Demonstrates knowledge of coaching and mentoring practicesDemonstrates knowledge of content and pedagogyDemonstrates knowledge of District and state standards, Common Core of Teaching and Common Core of LearningDemonstrates knowledge of National Staff Development Council standardsDemonstrates knowledge of Adult Learning theoriesDemonstrates knowledge of classroom management techniquesDemonstrates knowledge of current research on effective teaching and learning
Compensation/Benefits/Opportunities:
Local 933, New Haven Federation of Teachers
New Haven teachers are offered a variety of leadership development opportunities including but not limited to curriculum facilitator, teacher facilitator and the Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute. Additional benefits include community support, special federal/state loan forgiveness, and home buyer programs.

Qualifications: An Instructional Coach is a certified, highly qualified teacher who demonstrates leadership skills and has expertise in curriculum, instructional strategies, child development, classroom management and knowledge of adult learning theory. Candidate must hold an active Connecticut Educator Certificate, 013, 102, or 305 with 092 strongly preferred. Strong knowledge in CSS, Curriculum Integration and Reading/Writing.

Terms of Employment:
By contractual agreement between the New Haven Board of Education and the New Haven Teachers' bargaining unit.

Evaluation:
Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of the Board of Education's policy on Evaluation of Professional Personnel and the New Haven Teachers' Contract.
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