The Curriculum and Instruction Coach will provide support to area schools in strategically planning, communicating, implementing, monitoring, and assessing instructional best practices and resources aimed at continuous school improvement. The successful candidate must demonstrate expertise in curriculum, instruction, and assessment, and show evidence of the ability to effectively track teaching and learning, and efficiently provide feedback to practitioners. The Area 3 Curriculum and Instruction Coach must also be able to organize time and resources (human and material) to coordinate efforts, and work within deadlines to coach, facilitate, and model best practices for meeting goals for academic improvement. Additionally, the area Curriculum and Instruction Coach must demonstrate strong oral and written communication skills, as well as proven evidence of the ability to build professional capacity in adult learners. The Area Curriculum and Instruction Coach will support all area schools, and be required to differentiate services based on observation of practices and achievement data. Performs related duties as required. This is a 46.6 week position with a 1.20 day schedule.Principal Accountabilities:1. Provide guidance to administrators and school teams in building Professional Learning Communities and in working collaboratively to identify and employ best practices aimed at improvement of curriculum and instruction.2. Participate in the development, and monitor the implementation of curricular projects in Area 3.3. Observe teaching and learning, and review data routinely to work with individuals and teams to track and advance the status of school improvement efforts.4. Problem-solve and execute the day-to-day actions and protocols that are necessary for the successful attainment of area and school achievement goals5. Organize efforts, provide support and collaborate with the Chief Area Officer, Data Analyst, and others to ensure that routine services to schools and teachers, as well as special projects (e.g. Academic Olympics, History Fair, etc.) are completed in a timely manner.6. Provide resources and training to teachers and administrators on research-based practices for the improvement of curriculum, instruction, and learning climate.7. Model best practices for classroom application.QUALIFICATIONS:Master Degree in Education. Valid Teaching Certificate issued by the Illinois State Board of Education.Five or more years of related experience.Proof of prior success with coaching and facilitating adult learnersKnowledge of the elementary core content curriculumAbility to access, analyze, and respond to dataProven expertise in school improvement, professional development and/or organizational developmentStrong verbal and written communication skillsKnowledge of Excel, Word, Power Point, IMPACT, Oracle, and DashboardStrong interpersonal skillsEvidence of successful leadership experienceEvidence of successful classroom experienceProven track record in producing, managing, and monitoring academic activities and projectsProof of ability to plan and implement rigorous lessons that are relevant to students. Associated topics: coach, grade school, kid, middle school, pre collegiate, primary school, private school, public school, school, youth Associated topics: coach, high school, hs, jv, kid, middle school, pre collegiate, primary school, public school, school
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