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Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:Description of Work Continued::
The NC New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) is a unit within Fayetteville State University’s College of Education which consists of the Office of Teacher Education and three departments: The Department of Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Grades, Reading & Special Education, the Department of Health, Physical and Secondary Education and the Department of Educational Leadership and School Administration. The NC NTSP is an induction support program for beginning teachers in the state’s high priority schools. The NC NTSP provides a three-phase induction program including: A new teacher instructional skills institute, intensive individualized instructional coaching, and aligned professional development sessions. The goal of the NC NTSP is to improve the effectiveness of beginning teachers through intensive induction support aligned to each teacher’s individual needs, teaching assignment, and school environment. At the conclusion of the program, successful teachers will be eligible for their full (continuing) license. The New Teacher Support Instructional Coach is a twelve-month, full-time, stated-definite term, non-faculty position funded by UNC-SO New Teacher Mentoring Project through the Department of Elementary Education and Middles Grades Education in the College of Education at East Carolina University available immediately.
Primary Purpose of the Position:
The NC New Teacher Support Program is seeking New Teacher Support Instructional Coaches to manage and develop new teachers to envision and achieve results that ensure the short and long term success of their students. NC New Teacher Support Instructional Coaches will manage a cohort of teachers to establish ambitious and inspiring vision and goals, plan purposefully, and engage in data-based problem solving to increase student achievement. New Teacher Support Instructional Coaches will gain valuable management and instructional leadership experience. New Teacher Support Instructional Coaches will also play an integral role in developing the broader support program, working closely with NC NTSP staff, school and district leadership, UNC system Colleges and Schools of Education, and others to ensure that the web of support is effective for new teachers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: · Observe classroom practice and gather data; quickly assess strengths/weaknesses and use observation/data gathering to tailor support to teachers · Assist new teachers in gathering and analyzing data (quantitative and qualitative) to reflect on students’ performance and their practice Minimum Education and Experience Requirements::
· Design and facilitate large and small group professional development sessions (face to face and online) · Provide a variety of solutions to help teachers improve their practice and therefore student achievement (modeling, co-teaching, providing human/other resources, etc.) · Serve as a thought-partner to new teachers on addressing school-based challenges; possibly connecting with mentor/administration · Build positive culture within network of teachers in their region · Develop knowledge of regional and LEA resources along with the University School Teacher Education Partnerships (USTEP) · Implement structures to facilitate networking among new teachers · Collaborate with LEA personnel · Connect with other coaches; participate in professional development for coaches to improve practice
Master’s degree, current NC teaching license, and a minimum of two years teaching experience.Knowledge skills and abilities::
· Minimum of five years teaching experience leading diverse groups of students to achieve ambitious outcomes. · Minimum of two years instructional coaching experience
The candidate must be able to: Preferred Qualifications::
· collaborate in a professional environment, · collect and analyze data as well as implement related strategies, · model research-based best practices, · identify practical, research-based resources (electronic, paper-based, human) to assist teachers in meeting their goals, · have crucial conversations with teachers about maintaining high expectations for students, · question in a way that promotes reflective practice, · understand and work with diverse populations.
· A strong record of measurable results as a classroom teacher in a low-performing school. · A strong record of leading adult professional development (e.g. as a workshop facilitator, mentor teacher, etc.). · A passion for teaching and for education and a belief that this program, the new teachers, and students will be highly successful. Open Until Filled::
YesAdditional Information for Applicants:
All new employees are required to have listed credentials/degrees verified prior to employment. Transcripts should be provided for all earned degrees and/or the degree which is being used to satisfy credential/qualification requirements. Transcript requests are the responsibility of the candidate.EEO Statement::
This position is subject to the successful completion of an employment background check. An employment background check includes a criminal background check, employment verification, reference checks, license verification (if applicable) and credit history check (if applicable). Fayetteville State University is committed to equality of educational opportunity and does not discriminate against applicants, students, or employees based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, disabling condition, political affiliation or sexual orientation. Moreover, Fayetteville State University values diversity and actively seeks to recruit talented students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.Veteran's Statement:
Fayetteville State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans for our openings.