Academic Data Coach

Employer
Imagine Schools
Location
Coolidge, AZ
Posted
Jul 21, 2017
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Institution Type
Outside Academe


Job Description

PERSONAL CHARACTER QUALITIES:

Commitment to Equity: Passionate about closing the achievement gap and ensuring that every child, regardless of background or circumstance, receives an excellent education

Leadership: High energy, clear goal orientation, problem solving and strong work ethic. Ability to build capacity in teachers, school leaders and other school coaches through high-trust relationships

Teamwork: Increases the effectiveness of team efforts through collaboration, constant learning and supporting others; sensitive to diversity in all its forms; respects and is committed to learning from others.



KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

• Demonstrates knowledge of Imagine Schools' initiatives including: Imagine Schools' Measures of Excellence, the Academic Excellence Framework, Imagine Schools Curriculum Guide, and Character Development Program.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of effective use of curriculum, instructional, assessment, and intervention programs and approaches.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and expertise with peer coaching for individual teachers and professional learning communities.
  • Possesses knowledge of the Common Core Standards, or applicable state standards, the instructional shifts and their impact on rigor in classrooms.
  • Demonstrates ability to provide engaging, high-quality professional development in various formats aligned to School Excellence Plans and to the focus set forth by the National Academic and Character Team.



ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Support: Provides assistance to educators in implementing Imagine Schools' Academic Excellence Framework and related academic and character initiatives.
    • Assists with the development and writing of the School Excellence Plan supported by a yearlong aligned professional development plan.
    • Collaborates with principal to report progress on the School Excellence Plan
    • Assists in collaborative horizontal and vertical planning with grade levels.
    • Supports teachers through the coaching cycle to ensure effective instructional delivery
    • Assists school leaders and teachers with disaggregating and interpreting assessment data to adjust instruction and to plan effective remediation and enrichment instruction in order to increase student achievement.
    • Conducts data chats with individual teachers and/or grade levels using formative and summative data, including the analysis of student work.


  • Facilitation: Provides assistance in the implementation of best practices and monitors progress.
    • Facilitates, assists and monitors the teachers' use of standards, data, and best teaching practices to impact student achievement.
    • Assists teachers in creating effective classroom learning environments and conducts inventory of instructional resources, textbooks and materials.
    • Guides the implementation of the national literacy focus and strategies in the School Excellence Plan.

o Reports progress to all stakeholders through regular communication.

  • Feedback: Provides oral and written feedback on a regular basis.
    • Provides teachers with supportive (non-evaluative) oral and/or written feedback following observations and professional learning.
    • Collaborates and plans with teachers using data, including student work, to effectively inform instruction.


  • Professional Learning: Provides and participates in professional development for and with school staff, grade levels and departments, individual teachers, and professional learning communities to build capacity for academic and character excellence.
    • Provides school staff members engaging, high-quality professional development aligned to the School Excellence Plan and to the focus set forth by the National Academic and Character Team and Council.
    • Delivers quality professional development to teachers, including but not limited to:

Article/book studies

Grade-level/Individual or cluster instructional planning

Data chats

Small and whole group professional development

Individual classroom coaching

Lesson Study/ Critical Friends Groups/ Professional Learning Communities
    • Participates in group and region-sponsored activities and meetings designed to enhance instruction and to support the coaching cycle and the implementation of the national literacy focus.



PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• A minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience.

• State teacher certification, license and/or endorsement (preferred).

• Experience in mentoring or coaching.

• Experience in leadership (team leader, department chair, task force chair, committee leader, or other).

• Effective verbal and written communication skills.

• Master's Degree in Education (preferred).



Note: To perform this job successfully, an individual must meet the standard required for each essential function. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all assigned duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job.



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Coolidge, AZ

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