Instructional Coach - Agora Cyber Charter School
Position: Instructional Coach
Subject Area: (none)
Job Title: High School Special Education Instructional Coach
Beginning: Nov 30, 2018
Deadline: Feb 02, 2019**
District: Agora Cyber Charter School
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Telephone: 610-230-2373
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Job Description:
POSITION:                          Instructional Coach
POSITION TERM:                11 Months
REPORTS TO:                      Principal
 
Position Summary
The Instructional Coach, having both content and instructional expertise, will work as a colleague with classroom teachers to support student learning and teacher practice. The Instructional Coach will focus on individual and group professional learning that will expand and refine the understanding about researched-base effective instruction for teachers. In order to meet this purpose, the Instructional Coach will provide personalized, 1:1 support based on the goals and identified needs of individual teachers.
 
Essential Functions:
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
 
  • Facilitate the intellectual and professional development of teachers with a focus on improving student achievement.
  • Create positive relationships with teachers and administrators.
  • Communicate and demonstrate researched-based instructional practices that result in increased student performance.
  • React to change productively and handle other tasks as assigned.
  • Provide individualized, classroom-based coaching with participants to support them in implementing good instructional practices.
  • Demonstrate willingness to assume leadership positions.
  • Provide organized, individual and/or group learning opportunities for teachers as needed.
  • Provide support in analyzing student assessment data.
  • Assist teachers with instructional decisions based on assessment data when requested.
  • Provide assistance in researching instructional and/or curriculum issues.
  • Model effective, differentiated instruction when requested.
  • Provide encouragement and emotional support to teachers.
  • Encourage ongoing professional growth for all teachers.
  • Manage time and schedule flexibility to maximize teacher schedules and learning.
Competencies:
  • Technology Capacity
  • Ethical Conduct
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Communications Proficiency
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
  • Minimum of five years of successful teaching experience.
  • Current Pennsylvania Teaching License.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Pennsylvania Core Content Standards.
  • Experience in researched-based instructional practices.
  • 7) Previous coaching or teacher leadership experience
  • 8) Deep knowledge of and experience in:
  1. a) Instructional strategies
  2. b) Conditions of Learning
  3. c) Assessment driven instruction (teaching/learning process)
Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master’s Degree or PHD
  • Eight or more years teaching experience
  • Deep knowledge of reading, writing, literacy development, and/or math
Apply online at: https://agora.tedk12.com/hire/index.aspx 

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment.  This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers.
 
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Declaration:
Agora Cyber Charter School is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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