Position Type:Date Posted:
Allendale-Fairfax Middle School
open until filled
ALLENDALE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
District Position Description
Position Title:Math Coach
Days of Work: 200
Assists the classroom teachers and other instructional staff develop strategies, skills, techniques, and capacity to effectively teach mathematics.
Analyzes class, grade level, and subject area data in school's math program and report the findings for the purpose of sharing information with teachers and making informed decisions relative to instructional practices.
Demonstrate (model) math instructional strategies in classrooms.
Provide leadership for math across the school community.
Evaluates and assists teachers in evaluating student achievement (MAP, common assessments, etc.) for the purpose of placing students in appropriate intervention and support services.
Leads and participates in on-going and job-embedded professional development (e.g staff meetings, study groups, demonstration of lessons and pre and post discussion analysis; workshops; trainings; and seminars) for the purpose conveying and/or gathering information related to math pedagogy, coaching and interpretation of assessment results.
Participate in classroom observations and provide feedback and assistance.
Mentors, observes and coaches classroom teachers for the purpose of improving math and promoting a school-based professional learning community.
Prepares a variety of written materials (e.g. lesson plans, scope and sequence guides, classroom materials, reports, etc.) for the purpose of demonstrating best practices in math instruction, documenting activities, providing written reference, and or conveying information.
Prepares lesson plans, in collaboration with teachers, related to math for the purpose of differentiating instruction and adhering to the scope and sequence guides and district curriculum.
Assist teachers with planning, sequencing, and scaffolding of instruction.
Work with the school's Leadership Team to determine the school's strengths and needs for improvement in the area of math in order to improve student achievement.
Assist in the development of a district curriculum guide by leading teachers to collaborate and contribute their expertise to the process.
Work with teachers individually, in collaborative teams, and/or with departments, providing practical support on a full range of math strategies.
Observe and provide feedback to teachers on instruction related math development.
Maintain a collection of professional and reading/learning materials related to math and which reflect current research.
Facilitate or serve as a member on school/district math groups and committees.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience:
Master's degree or higher with at least five years of experience as a classroom teacher and at least two years of experience in public school administration; or equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Must possess a valid S.C. teaching credential in the area of principal or supervisor.
Knowledge in the development, planning, organization, implementation and management of instructional programs and practices designed to meet educational objectives and requirements. Knowledge of the standards, regulations, and laws relating to educational activities. Knows how to keep abreast of changes in policy, standards, procedures, and regulations pertinent to the school.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with school and district staff. Ability to instruct others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice, and/or make recommendations on the basis of technical disciplines. Ability to complete, process, and maintain required records, reports, and other information. Ability to develop and maintain effective communications with school and district employees, the school principal, and the general public. Ability to operate general office equipment such as a computer, calculator, copier, etc.
School environment with little significant exposure to environmental conditions. Requires ability to work under a degree of stress related to duties that require considerable attention and working with students.
Physical demands are restricted to school activities requiring movement/lifting items weighing up to 25 pounds. Occasional local travel required; occasional overnight travel required.
Assists in the supervision of school staff and students
TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:
The terms of employment detailed in this job description are based on full time employment during an entire school year. Conditions of employment are adjusted for part time employees or individuals who are hired for less than an entire school year.
Performance of this job will be evaluated annually according to Board Policy.
The information contained in this job-description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.