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Math Coach

Employer
Prince George's County Public Schools
Location
Upper Marlboro, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Job Title Math Coach (10-Month)

Location

Organization Name Various Locations

Department Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direct supervision, the Mathematics Coach will ensure the effective implementation of the Mathematics model at the school site. The mathematics Coach will provide support through mentoring, coaching, modeling lessons, observing instruction and offering constructive feedback.

Brief Description

This is a PGCEA - Table A,10-Month Position
Salary Range: $55,079 - $123,266

CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2024



*Position to be filled for the 2024-2025 School Year

Detailed Description

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
  • Collaborate with new and experienced teachers as a mentor/advisor to support them in their roles on the school Mathematics program;
  • Assist teachers and administrators in evaluating strengths and weaknesses of Mathematics programs and materials within the regular classroom;
  • Provide teacher support/teacher resource; coordinate and support school Mathematics program;
  • Create, revise, teach and evaluate Mathematics workshops for new and experienced teachers;
  • Develop and coordinate instructional intervention and support programs for students in Mathematics below grade level;
  • Act as a liaison between the teachers, departments, and administrators to coordinate whole school Mathematics program;
  • Model, co-teach, and coach for implementation of exemplary Mathematics strategies and practices;
  • Attend meetings and professional development sessions at the district, state, and national level to assist the school administration in creating and implementing professional development for the staff;
  • Meet regularly with teacher and/or department teams to review data, guide planning, and ensure that Mathematics strategies are used effectively in classroom instruction;
  • Collect and report assessment data related to student Mathematics and support staff in using this data in instructional decision making;
  • Observe and give feedback on math instruction in math classes;
  • Work with the community, parents and outside agencies to facilitate Mathematics awareness;
  • Support and interact with local, state, and national Mathematics organizations;
  • Coordinate on-site mentoring assignments and support mentors efforts; and
  • Performs related work as required.


  • Job Requirements

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Grade K-8 Mathematics pedagogy and current best practices;
  • Demonstrated competence in developing and leading staff development sessions for a variety of audiences;
  • Knowledge of state standards and assessment in Mathematics;
  • Strong coaching skills and ability to collaborate with others;
  • Ability to use and interpret student performance data;
  • Ability to provide professional development support to teachers;
  • Ability to evaluate school's Mathematics instruction;
  • Ability to conduct Mathematics assessment;
  • Must have strong organizational and strategic planning skills; and
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communications skills.

  • EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Bachelor's degree required (Mathematics preferred) from an accredited institution; with three (3) years of successful teaching experience in Mathematics required.

    CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

    Holds or is eligible for a Maryland Standard Professional Certificate in Mathematics.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    No direct supervisory responsibilities.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

    Additional Details

    Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

    As a condition of employment, all applicants for employment must be qualified to work in the United States without sponsorship by PGCPS. If you are not work-authorized and would require PGCPS to sponsor you for a work visa you will not be considered for employment.

    How To Apply

    To submit an application online select apply.
    Please complete ALL sections and provide applicable details to ensure full consideration. If you need assistance with submitting your application online, please contact the Employee Support Services at 301-780-2191.

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