Posted: May 17, 2012
Deadline for application: Until Filled
Contract length: 2012-2013
Compensation: Salary and benefits are regionally competitive and
base on experience and training.
Work Schedule: 184 days/yr; 8 hrs/day
Nature and Scope of Job: The
instructional coach assists with the implementation of the district strategic
plan to increase student achievement by working directly with teachers in the
area of professional development. A collaborative model is used to enroll
teachers in a side-by-side learning partnership.
Education, Licenses, Certification or Formal Training:
· Applicant most hold a
current Colorado teacher’s license.
· Prior coaching
· Prior successful leadership
experience on building and/or district curriculum or improvement committees
· Such alternatives to the
above qualifications as the Board of Education or the superintendent may find
appropriate and acceptable.
Qualifications: Proficiency in using data to make decisions. Proficiency in adult learning strategies. Demonstrated skills and ability in successfully coaching teachers
in implementing instructional strategies. Demonstrated ability to present best
practice exemplar lessons. Prior successful professional development
experience. Demonstrated ability to ensure and accelerate
student academic success. Evidence of ability as an effective team player. Evidence of ability to effectively motivate peers. Demonstrated leadership skills. Strong communication
skills. Ability to make sound professional judgments.
Essential Job Functions:
· Responsibilities include
but are not limited to:
· Establish and maintain
an effective partnership with the building principal.
· Collaborate with teachers
as they implement research-based instructional strategies in district
· Assist teachers in the
implementation of interventions.
· Assist with grade level
meetings (i.e.data interpretation and training)
· Coach teachers as they learn
to appropriately administer and interpret assessment to accelerate student
· Coach teachers as they
use data from valid and reliable assessments to design and differentiate
instruction for all students.
· Support teachers in
learning how to effectively utilize district instructional materials.
· Cultivate strong,
collegial relationships with all staff by building rapport and trust through
conversations, modeling and observing in the classrooms.
· Develop as a coach
through district training, collaboration with other coaches and independent
· Performs other duties as
Weld County School District 6 shall not discriminate in its employment or
hiring practices on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, age, marital status or disability. The Superintendent is committed
to cultural diversity among district personnel as a means of enriching
educational experience. The District shall identify, solicit, and consider
applicants for employment from a broad spectrum of qualified individuals who
will contribute to that effort.
Apply online www.greeleyschools.org