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Part-time Instructional Coach

Southern Regional Education Board
$41.34 an hour
United States, Georgia, Atlanta
592 10th St NW (Show on map)
November 17, 2023

Are you excited about being a member of a long-standing School Improvement team? Then you should consider our nonprofit organization that has been focused on improving education since 1948 and provides support to educational entities through coaching and professional development.

The Southern Regional Education Board works with states to improve education at every level, from    pre-K through Ph.D. Our vision is that each child and adult in the SREB region will have high-quality educational opportunities that build on the rich diversity of the region and lead to productive, meaningful lives and robust economies.

SREB is a nonpartisan, nonprofit, organization based in Atlanta. We are an organization of professionals committed to our mission: helping states and educators improve student access and achievement to improve the social and economic vitality of the SREB region.

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE:

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Part-time Instructional Math Coach to provide leader, teacher, district and school instructional support through coaching and professional development focused on advancing Powerful Mathematics Practices.

If you want to be a member of a team passionate about improving schools by advancing powerful mathematics, then we want you to apply!

What does an Instructional Coach do?

  • Designs, plans, facilitates, and evaluates professional development with teachers, students and administrators.
  • Coaches teachers and teacher leaders for continuous school improvement.
  • Prepares and presents professional development material to principals, teachers, and other school staff.
  • Analyzes district and site teacher effectiveness data to determine strategic recommendations and/or district professional development.
  • Observes and provides teacher feedback on classroom instruction; communicates with school and district leaders regarding teacher progress towards instructional shifts.
  • Collects evidence of instructional strategies; uses evidence to help teachers, coaches, and administrators adjust instruction.
  • Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a team.
  • Represents the organization with dignity, integrity, and a spirit of cooperation in all relationships with staff and the public.

 

What does it take to be a Part-time Instructional Coach?

Master's degree in Education, Instructional Leadership, or a related field; AND two (2) years of classroom experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Current trends in education and instructional design.
  • Principles and practices of instruction, effective lesson planning and lesson design.
  • Principles and practices of project management.
  • Principles, practices, materials and techniques of public information and education.
  • Computer applications/software related to the work.
  • Techniques for dealing with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, in person and over the telephone.
  • Principles and techniques of making effective oral presentations.
  • Managing multiple projects and priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Managing teachers and leaders in the execution of a school improvement process.
  • Using computer-aided desktop publishing hardware and software.
  • Maintaining accurate records of work performed.
  • Communicating effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Analyzing multiple sources of data to make decisions on improving instruction.
  • Using initiative and independent judgment within established procedural guidelines.
  • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work.
  • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives and activities.

 

 For this opportunity, we seek candidates who have the following attributes: 

·         A passion for education.

·         Dedication.

·         Continuous improvement mindset.

·         Ability to work collaboratively and independently.

·         Respect for inclusivity, demonstrating a commitment to equality and fairness.

·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills, enabling effective collaboration with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

·         Knowledge of Microsoft and Google Suit, as well as online platforms such as Zoom, Teams, etc.

  • Ability to create and deliver engaging and relevant professional development focused on Powerful Mathematics Practices to large and small groups virtually and in person.

  • Candidates with mathematics coaching experience.

  • Candidates must have or previously had a teaching certificate.

  • Candidates should be located near a major airport.

  • Candidates residing in WV, TN, NC, GA and AL – preferred

  • Ability to travel overnight (work is subject to extended travel)

  • Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time and carry up to 20 pounds.

  • Successful completion of a background investigation and drug test.

  • Valid Driver’s License

 Our commitment to our team members:

Compensation

To support SREB’s top priorities, compensation decisions balance internal equity and external competitiveness within the boundaries of financial feasibility. Salaries for new employees will be established at levels that recognize the individual’s skills and experience while considering the salary levels of current employees within the same job title and those performing comparable work within the parameters of discipline, function, and individual effectiveness.

  • Pay rate: $41.34 per hour

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