INSTRUCTIONAL COACH - VERIZON INNOVATIVE LEARNING SCHOOLS

Employer
Milwaukee Public Schools
Location
Milwaukee, WI, US
Salary
USD 44,870.00 per year

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Job Category
Administrator, Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment & PD, Instructional Coach / PD
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Job Details

Responsible for the implementation of the Verizon Innovative Learning Systems program at the school level. Provides teachers with
pedagogical support to effectively leverage technology in the classroom. Challenges teachers and leaders to fulfill their vision, and advocates to improve student achievement by engaging students in the learning process and personalizing learning. Works to ensure that every teacher in the building has the
opportunity to become proficient in leveraging technology in the classroom to access deeper learning through rigorous and relevant lessons. Helps to expose students to compelling careers and the technical skills necessary to be successful in those careers.

Teacher Schedule: $44,870 (start, 191 days)

How To Apply

Applications for the following position are being accepted by the Office of Human Resources by 11:59 PM on Sunday, November 27, 2022. A current resume and three (3) signed letters of recommendation less than one (1) year old must be attached to the completed application (if you are unable to electronically attach these documents, you must notify human resources that you are sending hard copies which must be received on or before the deadline date listed above). Caution: When attaching documents to the application, be sure the documents are legible. If the documents cannot be read, your application may be disqualified from consideration. No applications will be accepted after the deadline date and time.

Other Information

As of November 1, 2021, all MPS employees are required to be fully vaccinated. The health and safety of our staff and students is our number one priority. That's why all offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (currently one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine or two doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine) to pass the pre-employment requirements. Individuals with medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs that prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an accommodation from the vaccine requirement.

Qualifications

  • Must have a bachelor's degree in education with an appropriate middle-school teaching license granted by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.
  • Minimum of five years of successful, fully-licensed teaching experience.
  • Prior coaching experience is desired.
  • Evidence of leadership and experience in providing professional development at the school level or beyond.
  • Experience in the integration of technology to support student achievement.


Responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Digital Promise staff and school leadership to develop and execute strategic plans that illustrate the integration of the VILS program and school goals.
  • Collaborates with Digital Promise staff on weekly tracking and reporting of progress on VI Ls
    program implementation.
    • Keeps district leadership and principal abreast of progress.
    • Leads and supports the faculty in the integration of effective uses of digital technology through a
    consistent pattern of strategic outreach and informal support.
    • Collaborates with teachers in composing effective technology-infused, content-based lessons,
    and supports teachers as they implement these lessons in their classrooms. Assists teachers to
    reflect upon and improve lessons.
    • Promotes a strong learning culture among all project participants.
    • Participates in ongoing professional development related to job responsibilities and maintaining
    expertise in the field.
    • Promotes and models instructional practices and the role of technology integration.
    • Collaboratively develops engaging lessons with faculty and provides support through classroom
    observations, modeling and co-teaching.
    • Provides assistance and training to instructional staff in the integration of technology to support
    student achievement. This includes planning and implementing job-embedded professional
    development and workshops for individuals, small groups, and large groups.
    • Nurtures and grows student opportunities for leadership in technology and STEM.
    • Documents innovative learning strategies for ongoing assessment and publication purposes.
    • Periodically collects data on levels of technology integration via classroom observations to inform
    professional learning supports.
    • Actively supports the MPS Strategic Plan.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The Milwaukee Public Schools does not discriminate in its programs, activities, facilities, employment, or educational opportunities on the basis of a person's sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, creed, pregnancy, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or disability. Reasonable accommodations requested by qualified individuals with disabilities will be made in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, as amended by the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) of 2008.

In accordance with Wisconsin Statutes, every applicant for a position with Milwaukee Public Schools will be subject to the open records law. Any applicant not wishing to have his/her identity released, must submit a written statement to that effect to the Office of Human Resources. The identities of all "final candidates" may be released. Milwaukee Public Schools reserves the right to interview the best qualified candidates.

Company

Milwaukee Public Schools is the largest school district in Wisconsin and serves about 75,000 students across nearly 160 schools. 

There is a saying, "It takes a village to raise a child.." and at MPS we know that it takes out entire district to create the best learning environment for our students. Join our team where you'll not only grow your career but you will also make a difference in our community!

No matter what your passion is, you'll find a home in Milwaukee Public Schools. View a listing of all our current openings here: https://mps.milwaukee.k12.wi.us/en/Employment/Employment-Opportunities-at-MPS/Job-Openings.htm positions fill quickly and are available citywide. New positions are added frequently. Residency in Milwaukee is not required.

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Website
Telephone
4144758224
Location
5225 W Vliet St. Rm. 124
Milwaukee
WI
53208
United States
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