Job Description

  • Position Type:
    Curriculum & Instruction Support- District/Instructional Coach

  • Date Posted:
    5/24/2021

  • Location:
    District Wide - Glendale, AZ

  • Date Available:
    07/29/2021

  •   Additional Information:
    Position Title: High School Instructional Coach

    Department: K-12 Curriculum and Instruction

    Supervisor: Administrator, K-12 Curriculum and Instruction

    Term of Employment: Teacher Work Contract + extra days
    Salary Classification: Teacher Salary Schedule + Stipend

    Job Summary: To provide on-going coaching and job embedded professional development to strengthen instructional practices at the high school level.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES generally include the following. Other duties may be assigned:
    • Design, plan and deliver site and district collaborative job-embedded professional development
    • Conduct classroom observations and provide feedback to improve instructional practices
    • Engage teachers in reflective practice, assess instructional strengths and determine professional needs
    • Model lessons in classrooms to demonstrate first best instruction
    • Identify exemplar teachers who can serve as model classrooms for professional visits
    • Assist school administrators with the implementation of teachers’ personalized programs for instructional improvement and with the support of school goals
    • Support the implementation of the district curriculum, instruction, and assessment initiatives
    • Provide assistance in analyzing student achievement data to plan and deliver differentiated instruction
    • Work collaboratively with district-level curriculum and instruction personnel
    • Serve as a leader and resource to administrators, colleagues, and teachers
    • Attend training sessions designed to maintain and advance professional coaching practices
    • Communicate regularly with site and district level administrators
    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
    • Knowledge of applicable Federal, state, county and city statutes, rules, policies and procedures
    • Knowledge of applicable Peoria Unified School District and departmental policies and procedures
    • Thorough working knowledge of all terminology associated with essential elements of instruction
    • Ability to model and to articulate the terms and concepts of essential elements of instruction with others
    • Working knowledge of technology applications
    • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with co-workers, vendors, students, parents, the general public and others having business with the school district
    • Skill in operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of software applications
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must possess a valid Arizona teaching certificate, AND a minimum of five years high school teaching experience OR any equivalent combination of experience and education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

    OTHER REQUIREMENTS:
    • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background clearance check
    • May be required to work outside normal working hours
    • May be required to travel to perform work functions


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