Instructional Coach - Middle School 2024-25 School Year

Emmett School District Southwest / Boise Instructional Support Secondary Full Time Apply no later than 8/1/2024Posted 27D ago

About this job

Instructional Coach 
2024-25 School Year

JOB SUMMARY:  This job will be full-time at Emmett Middle School. 
           
To provide coordination and facilitation of staff development, training, and ongoing support for teachers to develop classroom instructional excellence and improve the overall performance of secondary-level students. The coach will also provide technical support to PLC groups and expand the implementation of the Five Key Pillars of ESD (High Schools That Work/Making Middle Grades Work, RTI Academic and Behavior, Improving Teaching and Learning, Curriculum and Idaho Core State Standards, and Technology.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  
Research and provide content knowledge, resources, and materials to staff about learning and teaching including teaching strategies; assessments; interpretation and application of data.
Research and provide information and guidance regarding a range of effective and innovative instructional practices through various activities such as individual discussions; coaching sessions; lesson demonstrations; study groups; staff meetings; and professional development opportunities.
Guide teachers to collect and analyze data and develop action plans in response to determined student needs.
Plan meeting calendars and facilitate meetings.
Work with building administration and other staff to create student achievement and instructional practice goals.
Participate fully in professional development opportunities and professional research and reading. 
Assist with mentoring and supporting new staff members.
Collaborate with staff on the analysis of instructional practice and student achievement.   
Knowledgeable about current research on effective instructional practice and student progress. 
Assist teachers in the curriculum design and implementation process of the Idaho Standards.
Assist administration and staff in the curriculum adoption process.
Attend staff meetings; participate in Professional Learning Communities; and serve on staff committees to plan instructional goals, objectives, and methods; assist in the selection of instructional equipment and materials.
Take necessary precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities and be responsible for the knowledge of school evacuation procedures and lock-down procedures and the ability to implement those procedures independently in emergency situations.
Communicate with staff, parents, district personnel and others in a positive and encouraging manner.
Know and follow school policy and the chain of command.
Act ethically and confidentially in all aspects of employment.
Perform such district-related duties as assigned by the supervisor
Qualifications Profile
Master teacher with extensive training and successful experience in effective instruction in the classroom.
Deep knowledge of reading, writing, and literacy development as well as diagnostic assessment practices.
Outstanding presentation and facilitation skills
Interpersonal skills (communication, problem-solving, conflict management, flexibility, and patience) to share research-based instructional approaches with teachers and administrators and provide advice, mentoring, and coaching to implement changes.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Application Procedure:
Apply Online at www.emmettschools.org

Education required

Masters Degree

Experience required

3 years

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

Emmett School District is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.